Friday, November 12, 2010

A tiny rosebud. . .

It is only a tiny rosebud,
A flower of God's design;
But I cannot unfold the petals
With these clumsy hands of mine.

The secret of unfolding flowers
Is not known to such as I.
God opens this flower so easily,
But in my hands they die.


If I cannot unfold a rosebud,
This flower of God's design,
Then how can I have the wisdom
To unfold this life of mine?



So I'll trust in God for leading
Each moment of my day.
I will look to God for guidance
In each step of the way.





The path that lies before me,
Only my Lord knows.
I'll trust God to unfold the moments,
Just as He unfolds the rose.

Sending much love and blessings to you, dear friends. Enjoy your weekend!!

27 comments:

Bunny Rose Cottage said...

Beautiful post Vicki!1 Such a precious and oh so true poem. And your pictures are so beautiful!
Hope you are doing well, I have missed you!
Hugs,
Amy

vanilla143 said...

Beautiful. We all need to remember that! Thanks for the reminder.

Terra said...

Did you write this pretty poem? It expresses a beautiful sentiment that I agree with.

lilian said...

Hello Vicki!It´s a beautiful poem and the roses are really pretty!!! Have a wonderful weekend and a better week!!! Besos. Lilián.-

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Vicki,
What a lovely poem and so true too! I love it. The flowers are gorgeous as well! Wishing you a beautiful weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Nannarè said...

che meraviglia!!!!!ciao da nannarè

Char said...

Oh Vicki, that just about says it all doesn't it? Lovely girlfriend, Char

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hi Vicki,
Oh this is simply beautiful. Just a lovely poem, so true and with very special rose pics.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful heart.
Have a special weekend.
Hugs, Celestina Marie

BECKY said...

So pretty! And I LOVE your vintage Thanksgiving post-card at the top!

Himmelriket said...

Lovely poem....
beautiful roses....
have a nice weekend..
ullamaria

elliesue said...

Hello Vicki, I love this poem. I hope you don't mind if I share it with my friends. Love your roses also.

June said...

Beautiful prayer and gorgeous photos Vicki. I think you just made my day a lot brighter with your words. I love the way you paint roses. Just so lovely.
I hope all is wonderful with you my dear friend.
hugs

Julie Harward said...

Such a beautiful thought. I have thought about that often...I cannot unfold a rose bud...but he can..love it! :D

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hello Vicki... always so beautiful and so inspiring at Bunny Cottage... much love to you, and wishing you a peaceful and pleasant Sunday... xoxo Julie Marie

Couture de Papier said...

Beautiful..Thank you for sharing...

Mari said...

HELLO, SWEET FRIEND HOW HAVE YOU BEEN?
YOUR BLOOMS ARE SOOO BEAUTIFUL, I COULD ALMOST SWEAR I COULD SMELL THEIR PRETTY PERFUME FROM HERE :) HAVE A GREAT UP COMING WEEK SWEET FRIEND :)

HUGLETS~XO~MARI

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What a very sweet poem. So beautifully conveying the Lord's tender care. Thanks for sharing Vicki. Have a blessed week!

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com

Pansy Cottage Girl said...

What a lovely poem and lovely roses.happy Sunday my friend.

Lynn-Teacupstitches said...

Hello sweet Vicki!
The beautiful poem was such a blessing to read today and has come to me at just the perfect time in my life.
I thank you so much for sharing it . .. along with the gorgeous photos! Did you paint the super sweet birdnest with roses! I love it!!
Enjoy a wonderful new week!!
Warmest Regards,
Lynn

Valerie@travelingthrough2 said...

Hi Vicki,
I have fallen behind on blog reading and am just now getting caught up! Very pretty pictures and a beautiful poem. Thought of you this past Veterans Day. Hope the community there has continued to heal. Have a wonderful week!
Valerie

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

What a beautiful and calming post....I enjoyed the poem that went so beautifully with your roses...Are you the author?

The last picture is beautiful...is that a little chest?
Sweet Regards,
Jil

Rita said...

Hi Vicki,
thank you for your visit and sweet comment.
your rosebuds are so precious and the poem so true and inspiring. thank you for sharing.
hugs
rita

koralee said...

Thank you for this today...and for your sweet comments you left me on my blog!!!

What a blessing you are. xoxoxo

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Vicki, you have no idea how much I needed to read this today! Thank you SO much. Your sweetness always shines through and makes reading your blog such a joy! And you always honor the Lord which is a big plus with me!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Pauline said...

Dear Vicki, thanks for sharing this beautifil post with us; what a blessing, sweet friend :o)
Hugs

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Hi Vicki! What beautiful pink roses! Love that sweet piece of handpainted molding, too!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Angelene Plyler said...

This poem has a copyright on it and it has since 1975, my mother wrote this poem and now i own the copyrights to it now. It is not your poem to post without permission, please take it down, if not ill talk to my lawyer its against the law to use someone elses material that has a copyright on it,unless you have permission to do so and i dont remember giving anyone that right! Thanks! Angelene Plyler