Category Archives: Construction

Coloring Fun: El Carpintero

el carpintero

El carpintero/color.

“And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.”
2 Thessalonians 3:5 KJV

El carpintero

El carpintero.

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Royal Arrival

Jesus in the manger

Every tongue confess.

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”
Isaiah 9:6 KJV

color me:el carpintero:every tongue confess.

Color Me:El Carpintero:Every tongue confess.

Shepherd’s Song

tidings of great joy

Sharing joy.

“And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.”
Luke 2:10, 11 KJV

Making Room

building a manger

Inviting Him in.

“For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him.”
Isaiah 64:4 KJV

Under Construction

construction zone

Preparing my heart.

“According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.”
1 Corinthians 3:10, 11 KJV

Grace, Grass and Towels #46

Epilogue

This construction project changed me in the mess, and continues to influence me on return visits. For example, several months after the final inspection, the mismatched pipes under the kitchen sink created a small disaster. As I called a licensed plumber, my emotions and memories returned to the discomfort of the day-to-day construction chaos. Didn’t like parts of it—glad it’s over—but some experiences have moved me toward confidence:

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Grace, Grass and Towels #44

February 2010
Tuesday

trash pile

Moving mountains.

Today, foggy and dreary met sloppy and incomplete: dumpster bill not paid; hope that our fears of final inspection prove meaningless; roof dripped water without gutters; found mortar for brick repair; soffits don’t meet roof edge on new room addition. Yesterday’s snow swirled a soothing spirit to caress a winter’s heart.

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