** Due to the increasing severity of MY ILLNESS, it has become impossible for me to continue to post on a regular basis. Unfortunately, as much as I desperately long to, I am also unable to visit each of your blogs often or reciprocate all the loving, supportive comments many of you continue to leave - even though at times it may appear as though you've arrived at some long ago, forsaken blog! With that said, I really want you to know that I miss every single one of you and that I really am still here! I'm just too sick and too weak most days to be able to sit up long enough to create a brand new post...or even read one. However, I absolutely do receive AND read every new encouraging word you leave (and, often, the old ones, again and again!) and I cherish them now more than ever! I truly appreciate your love, support, and, most importantly, your precious time spent on your knees in prayer for my family and me. It ALL means the world to me and I am truly blessed to have friends like you!
~Hugs and Sister Love, Teresa

FYI: All comments come to my email, which I can easily read on my phone. I also enjoy Facebook on my phone because I can catch up on A LOT in a very short time there. Soooo, if you're on Facebook, come 'friend' me there! {{HUGS}} **

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Above all, maintain constant love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaining.

~ 1 Peter 4:8-9 ~

This verse really spoke to me today. It made me think about my family, especially my sister.

I have an AMAZING family! Every single member is someone I know I can depend on no matter what. However, like most families, we definitely have our moments when we don't see eye-to-eye. That is especially true when it comes to my sister and me. You might remember that I told you a little about that here on her birthday.

Since then, we've had a couple more disagreements that did not end very well. It makes me extremely sad when that happens. I never, ever intend to cause a fuss or hurt her feelings, but somehow that is what always seems to happen. :0(

Thankfully, though, LOVE does cover a multitude of sins, and in our family, we somehow always manage to come out on the other side of any disagreement with our relationships still intact. As for my sister and me, we definitely aren't as close as I would like for us to be, but I hope and pray that somehow, someway we can work together to change that. We're not getting any younger and we just never know when the day will come that one of us won't be here any longer.

Thanks for joining me for Word-Filled Wednesday! As always, the purpose of WFW is to share God's Word (no famous quotes or other literature, only the beautiful Word of our Heavenly Father) through scripture and pictures.

WFW is being hosted this week by Lori at All You Have To Give. Please take some time to visit her blog for even more encouragement or if you want to link up and join us. It is really awesome!

Have a great week!




daylily777 said...

Hi Teresa ,
Nice to meet you .Wonderful Pic & verse !I can identify with not being as close to your sister as you would like to be . Thanks for following my blog .

Teresha@Marlie and Me said...

I so needed this verse today! you are an inspiration!

Amydeanne said...

oh how sweet!
thanks for joining us on WFW today!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Funny that we share the same name and we walk the same path but I have the same problem with not one sister but two....

Cathy said...

Such a cute picture and verse ~

Susan said...

Oh, what an ADORABLE picture, so perfect for that verse.

LOVE your blog!!


Maxine said...

That is such an adorable picture. Hope you and your sister get closer as the years go by. You need each other all the more when you're older. A blessed WFW!

Carrie said...

What a precious picture!!!

I think this is a verse I need to commit to memory and start to teach my children. Thanks for the encouragement!

Supermanslady said...

I'm a little late checking on for "wednesday" but I wanted to say thank you for sharing. Earlier this week I came across the Proverb that states the same thing...love covers a multitude of sins...12:15 maybe??? Can't remember right off hand, anyway....it's really relevant to my life right now. Thanks for sharing and reminding me again!

Anonymous said...

Raising teenagers is a "love covers a mulititude of sins" kind of love! On a note of encouragement, I've seen my mother and her siblings grow closer after age 55. They seem to put their "stuff" aside and truly enjoy each other now! So, hang in there! But I don't really need to tell you that, because you are such a hang-in-there-kind-of-lady! Be blessed:)

ozjane said...

Lovely photo of love in pure childish form......the sort of love that we should strive to hold onto.,

septembermom said...

This post made me feel very good today. Thank you Teresa!


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