Laundry Line Logic – 10 Reasons and 10 Tips

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Laundry Line Logic—10 Reasons and 10 Tips

10 Reasons I Hang My Laundry On The Line and My Golf-Shirt Color Pallette

1. The clothes, sheets and towels smells wonderful!

2. The sun disinfects the items…

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The Easy, Lasting Organic Lawn

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The Easy, Lasting Organic Lawn

Introduction

When I began the quest to build our lawn 10 years ago, I knew nothing but three facts:
1. We had sod that had been laid on top of hard clay and rocks that gave the grass roots little chance to thrive,
2. Our yard was next to a field of weeds (at the time), and
3. I wanted the lawn to be safe for us, our friends, their children and pets.

It became fascinating to understand how God created this world to work together in a gentle balance and how we were given the privilege to cultivate it. I knew it would take some time to have a healthy lawn that required less effort with each year. I am sharing this paper so that you can bypass my learning curve that included time, study, mistakes, frustration, perseverance, and doubt.  The main goal is to strengthen the grass. Strengthening the grass takes care of most of the other problems. Let’s start with why we want a healthy lawn to begin with…

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Choice Children, Part 2

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Choice or Chaff—The Daniel 12/Matthew 3 Connection

“Those who wait on God to receive discernment, direction and wisdom, considering their steps deeply, will shine so brightly that their lives will enlighten, warn, admonish, and teach those around them without speaking a word. Their lives will gleam with God’s purifying message of hope and salvation, and many will be drawn to God and His ways through their brightness.” (from the Hebrew word study of Daniel 12:3 in Choice Children, Part 1)

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Choice Children, Part 1

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Shine like the stars

Dear friends,

In reference to God’s people in the end times, Daniel 12:10 says “Many will be purged, purified and refined.”

When I think of the word purge, I think of getting rid of junk I don’t need; you may think of something else. However, when I took a closer look at the meaning of the Hebrew word in this passage for purge (bârar), it means to clarify, brighten, examine, polish, prove, and to make choice; its meaning connotes the attention given to a favorite. (This may include getting rid of junk, but you can see how rich the meaning is.)

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Chosen

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Chosen

Dear friends,
 
Jesus said, “You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit and that your fruit would remain…”  (John 15:16a)  Father chose us in Jesus before the foundation of the world that we would be holy and blameless before Him.  (Ephesians 1:4)

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Celebrate Life!

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Celebrate Life!

"Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me." Mark 9:37

Hi Friends!
This is Amanda, Beth Ann's Communications Designer and artist of The Humbly Bumbly Bee greetings and gifts—now available at FlowerGirlGreetings.com. I am absolutely delighted that Beth Ann has asked me to share a message with you about a very special way to use our new line of Cards for Children!

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Zephania's Song, He Quiets Me.

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Zephania's Song, He Quiets Me.

Dear friends,
 
Sometimes I have days. Days with disturbance in my emotions or mind. Days when I look up to my Father and ask for mercy and clarity. Last Monday was one of those days. Words that would describe my emotions were “limited, constricted, disquieted.” A friend listened to my heart and prayed for me. I went to my Father’s Word. Ahhh!

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I am Sealed! Blessings in July!

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I am Sealed! Blessings in July!

Dear friends,
 
I pray blessings on your month of July!  I recently learned that the word “Blessed” (used in the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5 and other passages) means “satisfied in the indwelling Holy Spirit.” I pray that, no matter what I’m going through or how I feel, I will be grateful and have an undercurrent of satisfaction in the Holy Spirit Who indwells me. Thank you, Lord, for choosing me out of this world for You and Your kingdom to live in love with You! 
 
I am Sealed. 
The Who I am Journal Collection is loaded with 12 months of encouragement for you, a friend, or anyone who needs comfort and hope. The beautiful word for July is SEALED!

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Cards for Children Are Here!

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Cards for Children Are Here!

Dear friends,
 
The delightful Cards for Children have officially been added to our Collections of encouragement at Flower Girl Greetings! We are excited!

As an introductory celebration of praise to God, if you place an order for the Cards for Children totaling $20 or more by July 4, we will send you a FREE Lifted hands 4-Pack and other surprises! Please check out the Cards for Children in our Shop. To see The Birthday Bunch, click here. To see The Promise Pack, click here.

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Cards for Children Coming Soon!

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Cards for Children Coming Soon!

Dear friends,
 
We will be sending out a mailing in early July with updates to our Catalog, including the Cards for Children. If you have not purchased products from us in the past, we don’t have your address to send you this mailing. If you would like to receive the mailing, please send us your address. You may send us your address by replying to this email or contacting us through our website here.
 
If you have not yet received the latest full-color catalog, please let us know if you’d like us to send that to you, also, for future orders.

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Higher Ground

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Higher Ground

God leads us
In Romans 8:14, Paul writes, “All who are led by the Spirit of God, these are the uihos (pronounced hwee-os’) of God.”  Uihos (νίός) is generally translated as sons, but its fuller meaning in the original Greek is “those whom God loves and cherishes as a Father.”  So, Romans 8:14 reads, “All who are led by the Spirit of God are those whom He loves and cherishes as a Father,” or “The Father leads His beloved children by His Spirit.”

 

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Shale Fragments™

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Shale Fragments™

Dear friends,

In a nutshell, our current update from Flower Girl Greetings is:

A new line of cards for children designed by Amanda Wood, our Website and Communications Manager, will be available soon! We’ll be telling you more about these precious cards in the next week! We’ll let you know when they are available on our website for you to share with your children and grandchildren!

My new focus is to compile a devotional book of art, writings, Bible studies and learning along life’s way. If you’d like more information about the devotional, please keep reading!

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Accessible Accessories!

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Accessible Accessories!
 
Dear friends,

Life is full, and time is precious! Our mission is to make it easy for you to encourage others in a tangible and lasting way. Please check out our new Accessories here. Whether you are sending just one Art Card or an entire Gift Collection…
 

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The Veil has been torn!

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The Veil has been torn!

The Day of Atonement Art Card is from the Feasts of Israel Fulfilled Collection at www.flowergirlgreetings.com
 
On that Roman execution stake, Yeshua cried, “It is finished!” Our sin was crushed and our redemption was secured. The thick veil was torn from top to bottom and opened wide to welcome us into God’s presence! The deep tones of these ancient blue, purple, and crimson dyes were extracted from the mollusks found along the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Their vibrant hues declare the message – There is no fear, only peace and joy!
 

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Our First Fruits!

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Our First Fruits

Dear friends,
 
The Feast of First Fruits is celebrated on the Sunday that falls after Passover during The Feast of Unleavened Bread. It is a day of praise to the Lord for the early spring harvest and His reviving of the earth after the winter’s repose.

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Copy of He is risen!

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He is risen!

Dear friends,

The He is risen Art Card is from the Resurrection Collection.  It includes the Resurrection story from all four Gospels merged together on the back. The resurrection accounts…

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He is risen indeed!

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He is risen indeed!

Dear friends,

During the celebration of our Lord’s resurrection in our church growing up, we greeted one another with this phrase, “He is risen!” The responder would say, “He is risen indeed!” Amen!

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April Who I AM

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Blessings, love and shalom to you, dear friends, during this month of renewal, refreshing rains and resurrection!

Our mission at Flower Girl Greetings is to magnify the beauty of God’s Word and make it easy for you to share powerful encouragement in a tangible and lasting way with art cards and Bible study tools!

 

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Saved by the Blood

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Saved by the Blood

The remembrance of Passover begins at sundown on April 19 this year.  On the night that Jesus was betrayed, He celebrated the Passover with His disciples.  He Himself became our Passover Lamb. The Passover card celebrates God’s deliverance for us through Yeshua’s blood. The card includes the artist’s notes and a celebration greeting on the inside. Here is some of the text included on the back of the card:

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Winter past!

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Winter past!

Dear friends,
 
As “silver white winters melt into spring” (from My Favorite Things, Oscar Hammerstein/Richard Rodgers), we praise God for the renewal of the earth and the refreshment of new growth and sunshine (especially in these northern states!)

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