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Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself;
I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet.
I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.
~Groucho Marx

An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
~Henry David Thoreau

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24


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Sunday, April 11, 2021

A Sunbeam

When I was out walking this morning I saw the sun rays shining through the trees
and it brought to mind a little chorus we used to sing in 
Sunday School when I was a little girl.

 πŸŽΆ  Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam  πŸŽΆ 

1. Jesus wants me for a sunbeam,
To shine for him each day;
In ev'ry way try to please him,
At home, at school, at play.

A sunbeam, a sunbeam,
Jesus wants me for a sunbeam.
A sunbeam, a sunbeam,
I'll be a sunbeam for him.

2. Jesus wants me to be loving
And kind to all I see,
Showing how pleasant and happy
His little one can be.

Words by Nellie Talbot
Music by Edwin O. Excell, 1851 - 1921

A Blessed Sunday to all.
Thanks for stopping by.
πŸ‘©πŸ»‍🦳 happyone ❤️


Tom said...

...beautiful, but we are have much needed rain and that's beautiful too.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful captures of the sunbeams!
Take care, have a great new week!

Debi said...

I love the photo of the sunbeams through the trees. It's beautiful!

Hootin' Anni said...


Henny Penny said...

Such a sweet little song. The sunbeams are beautiful.

Martha said...

I love the adorable little Sunday School song and your photos are magnificent! Happy Sunday to you. :)

Ruth Hiebert said...

The pictures are amazing. I had not thought of that little song in so many years, but could sing along immediately .

William Kendall said...

Enchanting sunbeams.

Inger said...

Gorgous pictures and a lovely song. I know you had a blessed Sunday.

Chasity said...

I thought of that song immediately when I saw the title of your post! It's so fun to sing with the Sunday school children!

Lowcarb team member said...

"Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam"
I too remember that from Sunday School Days.

Your photographs are lovely.

All the best Jan

Victor S E Moubarak said...


God bless.

Jeanette said...

Those are beautiful! I always call them God rays!

bill burke said...

The sunbeams make a great picture.

Beside a babbling brook... said...

Lovely! Lovely! Lovely!


Aritha said...

Wonderful. Yes, He is.

Deb said...

I remember singing that song in Sunday School when I was very small - in fact I think our little class was called Sunbeams, when I was only 3! Good memories . Have a wonderful week.

ellen b. said...

Wow! Beautiful sunbeams captured! Love those photos. May we be beautiful sunbeams, too.

Retired Knitter said...

Stunning pictures of the sun beaming through the trees. Wonderful.