Sunday, October 30, 2011

Something Beautiful

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If there ever were dreams
That were lofty and noble
They were my dreams at the start
And the hopes for life's best were the hopes
That I harbored down deep in my heart
But my dreams turned to ashes
My castles all crumbled
My fortune turned to loss
So I wrapped it all in the rags of my life
And I laid it at the cross

Something beautiful, something good
All my confusion He understood
All I had to offer Him was brokenness and strife
But he made something beautiful of my life

He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.  Ecclesiastes 3:11


Song: ‘Something Beautiful’
Words and music by Bill and Gloria Gaither

7 comments:

  1. singing the song while reading the lyrics. perfect words .. always.
    beautiful picture of the flower,
    such a sweet, happy face.

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  2. Hi Adrienne! I love this song! What love and encouragement it gives us! Hope you've had a beautiful weekend.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  3. Adrienne,
    It has been a long time since I've heard/sung those words...LOVE them! How I wish I could have gone with you and Jane to site see...that mansion looks beautiful! Hope you are well,
    Rene

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  4. ps...I forgot to tell you...you asked me a bit ago if I was close to Monticello...we love about 6 hrs away...we head to Portland for our getaways...we don't get to go as often as i would like to.

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  5. Hi Adrienne, what a beautiful song and prayer. Also I love that beautiful kite in your last post! Wow! Have a blessed week,
    xoxo
    Marilyn

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  6. I love that song the words are so meaningful. Thanks for sharing it with all of us. It is very nice meeting bloggers who share such encouragement and faith.---- Shannon

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