Saturday, August 7, 2010

My Creative Spirit

I'm linking up to White Wednesdays over at Faded Charm.  Please visit:  www.fadedcharmcottage.blogspot.com

Creativity is displayed all over my home, and I'm not bound by any decorating rules.  If I like it, I make it work.  

I like to mix things up and make displays, like shells and rocks, an angel made of soap... you name it.

I like to keep things around me that remind me of lessons G-d has taught me.  The rocks were picked up on my trip to Israel in '96.  The heart shaped rock has a hole in it.  It reminds me of the lesson I learned while in  Eretz Yisrael.

When I made Aliyah (ascent to Israel),  I understood for the first time what "covenant" meant.  I saw G-d keeping His covenant with Israel by bringing His people back and making the land bloom.  Until I saw this, I had a hole in my heart about marriage.  He healed me there in Israel, and  I learned there are those who do keep covenants.

For the next ten years, I learned to love Yeshua as my husband...my Kinsman Redeemer (see the book of Ruth in the Bible).  I learned what love, tenderness, kindness, patience, caring and faithfulness in a man meant by spending time alone with Him and  in His Word.  

Then - surprise, surprise!!!  When I least expected it, he brought a wonderful man into my life.  I recognized him as a G-dly man from the time I'd spent with Yeshua.  

Rabbi Jem and I were married in 2006, and I am so happy!!

We're both very creative.  You should see the pics from our wedding!! 











I'm linking up to Cindy's "My Creative Spirit" Challenge at:  http://cindyadkinswhimsicalmusings.blogspot.com/

14 comments:

  1. Gail, what a blessing your post today is. You certainly are creative. Who would think to link those items together? The heart shaped rock would be something to hold dear, for sure. I have a friend who sees hearts in everything and can point them out so others also see the hearts. It's amazing. She has a big heart herself - such a giver. Thanks for sharing today. I hope you share your wedding pics some day. That is a very lovely picture above.

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  3. Hi Gail!!! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. I've just spend a really fun 15 minutes on your and have so enjoyed reading your posts. I'll be back to visit some more!!!

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  4. what a wonderful post! thanks for sharing!

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  5. Hi Gail~ such a lovely post! I enjoyed seeing your creativity in your home!

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  6. Oh Gail,
    I love this post! I wish my mom had the internet so she could read it--she would love it too...especially about making Aliyah to Israel and later meeting your beloved...It reminds me of the words Ani le dodi vi do di li...(tried to transliterate) "I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine."

    Happy home--happy marriage--wonderfully blessed!

    Thanks for showing us your creative spirit and your love!
    Hugs,
    Cindy

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  7. This was a wonderful post! You certainly have a touch for putting pretty things together! And you are so blessed to have been 'put together' with your hubby by a most wonderful G-d!

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  8. Great Post! I learned so much (at my age) I didn't think anything else would sink in. Wishing you many creative, loving years ahead in your marriage. Bless you!

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  9. Lovely post..thanks for sharing!

    Wanda

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  10. Your story is very touching, thank you for sharing.

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  11. Wonderful post...pretty whites.
    Blessings,
    Virginia

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  12. What a wonderful story-thanks for sharing!

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  13. The photos of your home are very pretty, and your story is wonderful. This is a beautiful post!
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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