Saturday, December 17, 2011

Beautiful Star




There they stand, the innumerable stars, shining in order like a living hymn, written in light.  ~N.P. Willis

Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.  ~Lucy Maud Montgomery

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. ~Oscar Wilde


I have a few very busy days coming up. We have extra babysitting, three parties, a family reunion, our wedding anniversary, our son's birthday, and a funeral. So it will be impossible to do much, if any, computer stuff. I will not be visiting blogs or posting until Thursday. I will miss you, and will be catching up when I return! I will come back with new pictures, and news in the continuing story of the wandering silver pig! Leaving you with some beautiful stars, I hope they shine brightly for you while I am gone!!



After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”
Matthew 2:2

Oh beautiful star of Bethlehem
Shine upon us until the glory dawn
Give us a lamp to light the way
Unto the land of perfect day
Oh beautiful star of Bethlehem shine on

40 comments:

kanak7 said...

Thank you for posting these beautiful stars!! I can't choose a favourite...they're all spectacular! Happy Anniversary in advance. I'll miss you but it'll be good to read about your activities/engagements when you get back. BTW,it's easier to read your post with the new font. Enjoy!:)

SquirrelQueen said...

You really do have a busy schedule this coming week. Happy Anniversary in advance and a Happy Birthday to your son. So sorry to hear about the funeral.

Thanks for all the lovely stars, they really brightened up my screen.

DawnTreader said...

Oh my. That does sound like a busy week. I have nothing like that on the schedule and I kind of feel busy anyway! Hope all goes as smoothly as it can for you.

The stars are all beautiful. I think my favourite is the one you chose for your header though. I love that blue.

Filip Demuinck said...

Nice pictures and text. It reminds me of my travels in the Holy Land.

Greetings,
Filip

Bobbi said...

Happy Anniversary to you and your hubby! And also, happy birthday to your son... I've been away for a while because of babysitting/grand-children obligations as well, so I sure understand. Have a productive week Ginny and have fun at your parties! We look forward to seeing your pictures.

Sandra said...

I just completed my next weeks posts and Fridays is of course, sister mine, Beautiful Star of Bethlehem. you can NOT leave without telling me where you found all these wonderful beautiful stunning stars. I LOVE the header star. where oh where did these stars shine on.

Sandra said...

Happy Anniversary when ever it is.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I would like to add my wishes for a wonderful anniversary day and many more happy years to come. I love all these stars.

Lady Jane said...

Dont over do there girl!!! Happy Anniversary. It is a wonderful time of year to have wed. I enjoyed seeing the mardi gras masks. They are such fun to see. Hugs to you guys. LJ

Karin said...

A Happy Anniversary to you both! God's abundant blessings for the year ahead! Isn't it always that way - some weeks there's nothing much going on and then whammo - so many things in another week! May you have strength for each day. My sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased. God bless!

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Ginny, Have a good blog break!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Ginny, Sounds like you do have a busy week... Happy Anniversary... I sent a card!!!!

Love all of the stars.... Oh that beautiful star of Bethlehem.. Shine down on us.

Have a nice blog break.
Hugs,
Betsy

SweetMarie said...

Beautiful stars Ginny! You will be one busy lady this week.
Happy Anniversary to you and Phil!
See you in a few days.

Annie said...

Your stars are beautiful. Draw strength from their light and let others take care of you a bit during these busy upcoming days.

George said...

You are definitely going to be busy for the next few days. We'll miss you, but we are looking forward to hearing more about the wandering pig.

The stars in these pictures are gorgeous.

Ann said...

The stars are so pretty. You sure do have some busy days ahead. I hope you and Phil have a happy anniversary

Stephanie V said...

The gold star looks like a butterfly's wings! Gorgeous.

Shanda said...

I loves the stars. I have a few but none are lit. Next year I will hang them in my windows as this is such a pretty idea.
You asked about the dying of threads on my blog. I have no idea :) She may have purchased those...

missing moments said...

Beautiful stars ... have a great week Ginny!

Fred Alton said...

Ginny, you are surely one of God's "stars" as you reflect His love for the world through your blog posts. I love reading your writings and especially the Scriptural applications! MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR.

Deborah said...

I love all the stars but the blue one...is my favorite! I love that color.
Happy Anniversary! How many years?
Three parties! WOW, your popular :)
Happy Birthday to your son!!!
Sorry for your loss.
Don't forget to get some rest!!
xxoo
Deborah

BlueShell said...

I Love those stars!!!
yur wedding anniversary and your son's birthday??? Congratulations... GOD BLESS YOU ALL!

We’ll be waiting for you, right here!!!
Thank You.

BShell

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I just returned home from a two week visit to Colorado to celebrate an early Christmas with my chiuldren and grandchildren, Ginny , so I know how busy thsi week will be for you. Enjoy the happy times...happy Anniversary! My symptahy for the family of the person who passed away.

Ricardo Miñana said...

Very beautiful pictures,
I wish peace and happiness these days,
Happy Holidays!.
a hug.

Kay said...

Miss posts in Anne Marie's blog.

Tammy@Simple Southern Happiness said...

Those are some beautiful stars.

Ginny, please take care of yourself and Happy Anniversary.

My prayers for the family that lost a loveone.

Chatty Crone said...

See even if you are in the gutter - there is something to be thankful for!

I can see why you liked my star!

Love yours.
sandie

Neal said...

Wow, you do have a lot of stuff to do. Those are beautiful stars...I sure can't pick a favorite.

Joanne said...

Theres nothing like the added stress of all those get togethers around Christmas time. I am sorry about the funeral that you have to go too. Was it someone close to you?
Blessings, Joanne

Karen said...

The stars are so pretty! Have you watched the documentary that is on You Tube about the star of Bethlehem. Really interesting. Thanks for the birthday wish at my sister's blog. Have a merry Christmas.

photowannabe said...

Love the stars and the reflections.
Its such a wonderful time of the year.
Wishing you and your Hubby a very blessed and Merry Christmas.

Cheryl @ The Farmer's Daughter said...

The stars are all beautiful, but the blue is my favorite! Love cobalt blue!!
Happy Anniversary and a Happy Birthday to your son. Looking forward to your photos!

Sherlyn said...

The stars are gorgeous! This reminds me I have to decorate my xmas tree with some more of such stars!
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Kim @ Stuff could... said...

Beautiful stars! Don't worry about blogging with all the events you have

Shug said...

Gorgeous stars....I love the Blue!
Much to do...oh yes, so much to do.
Try to take one thing at a time and not overdo...I have a feeling there just might be several people that will be dropping in WHEN THEY CAN...
Blessing sweet Ginny..
Shug

Rose said...

The stars are beautiful...I am an off/on blogger of late...hoping to do better after the holidays but not making any promises.

Mary said...

Ginny, I hope you enjoy all that the next few days will bring. Blessings...Mary

S. Etole said...

Wonderful stars! And I like the quotes you have chosen to go with them.

Ann said...

Send that star to shine on my friend who is a Christian.
Her ovary has been removed. She has stage 3 cancer.
Operation is ok, she is recuperating, and waiting the next course of Chemo.

Lynn said...

These stars are beautiful. Thank you for posting them. Boy oh boy do you have a busy schedule. Since I am late reading this, Happy Anniversary belatedly. You like to bunch big occassions close to Christmas don't you Ginny? Your anniversary, Michael's birthday. What could be nicer than having them close to that of the birth of the King. Hope it was wonderful celebration.