Unanswered yet the prayer your lips have pleaded
In agony of heart these many years?
Does faith begin to fail, is hope declining,
And think you all in vain those falling tears?
Say not the Father has not heard your prayer;
You shall have your desire, sometime, somewhere.
Unanswered yet? tho' when you first presented
This one petition at the Father's throne,
It seemed you could not wait the time of asking,
So anxious was your heart to have it done;
If years have passed since then, do not despair,
For God will answer you sometime, somewhere.
Unanswered yet? But you are not unheeded;
The promises of God forever stand;
To Him our days and years alike are equal;
Have faith in God! It is your Lord's command.
Hold on to Jacob's angel, and your prayer
Shall bring a blessing down sometime, somewhere.
Unanswered yet? Nay, do not say unanswered,
Perhaps your part is not yet wholly done,
The work began when first your prayer was uttered,
And God will finish what He has begun.
Keep incense burning at the shrine of prayer,
And glory shall decend sometime, somewhere.
Unanswered yet? Faith cannot be unanswered;
Her feet are firmly planted on the Rock;
Amid the wildest storms she stands undaunted,
Nor quails before the loudest thunder shock.
Nor quails before the loudest thunder shock.
She knows Omnipotence has heard her prayer,
And cries, "It shall be done sometime, somewhere."
~Ophelia Guyon Browning



This week in the Zentangle Society Group our theme was an Open Theme meaning it is open to your own interpretation.
Butterfly Delight
2.5 x 3.5


Peaceful Woods

A couple of cards I made for myself to represent the woods that surround us.
Size 2.5 x 3.5
and here is the other one......
Medium: Watercolor Paint
I also made three other wood scene drawings which I title Trinity Woods. I did those for the NorCal Swap that was being held over at ATCsforALL



With renunciation life begins.
~Amelia Barr
As I grow older, 
part of my emothional survival plan
must be to actively seek inspiration 
instead of passively waiting for it to find me.
~Bebe Moore Campbell


Home Sweet Home

Challenge for this week is Home Sweet Home
Size 2.5 x 3.5
My version of Home Sweet Home.
For me Home Sweet Home is have the birds sing outside your door. The sweet smell of the flowers beauty all around your. Not to say having a dog or cat maybe a bird or two.
Inside the home is the beauty of a relationtion with family. Here I portray a child playing house with her little doll. 



Over on the Flickr site I participate in a group name Maggy Monday Musing. Each week they have a challenge that is due on Saturday. 
This challenge is on matrimony so this is my version of Matrimony not many of us pick the right mate the first time so for those of you that manage to stick it out it must be true love an ever lasting love!



Genius, that power which dazzles mortal eyes,
Is oft but perserverance in disguise.
Continuous effort of itself implies,
In spite of countless falls, the power to rise.
'Twixt failure and success the print's so fine,
Men sometimes know not when they touch the line;
Just when the pearl is waiting one more plunge,
How many a struggler has thrown up the sponge!
As the tide goes clear out it comes clear in;
In business 'tis at turns, the wisest win;
And, oh, how true when shades of doubt disma,
"'Tis often darkest just before the day."
A little more persistence, courage, vim,
Success will dawn o'er failure's cloudy rim.
Then take this honey for the bitterest cup;
There is no failure, save in giving up.
No real fall, so long as one still tries,
For seeming set-backs make the strong man wise.
There's no defeat, in truth, save from within;
Unless you're beaten there, you're bound to win.
C.C. Cameron