Saturday, July 7, 2012

Think on These Things #21 ~ Striving Together

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel
Philippians 1:27
I have been blessed to become friends with this sweetest family!
Photo from Nika's Blog Crafts for Christ's Glory
Nika and Zhenya and their three precious children live in a distant and unfamiliar land to me yet I count it a joy to read about their love for the Lord and their work through Nika's blog

I received a surprise package from Nika containing a delicious chocolate bar, a lovely card and this handsome trivet with a scene from her beautiful Russia. What a treasure!
Best of all, it will remind me of their work and to lift this dear family up in prayer as they serve the Lord.
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 With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart

11 comments:

Maggie Ann said...

God's blessings are so rich upon us....it is humbling. Warm wishes for a blessed Sunday dear blogging friend!

Ms. Redo said...

What a sweet friend and beautiful children! Hope you have a wonderful Sunday. Hugs ~ Mary

Cheryl said...

What a joy to make connections with members of the Body of Christ in a different part of the world!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

They look like a beautiful family, Lorraine.

I had a hard time linking up my post this week as your Mr Linky required a backlink t this exact post URL and not your general blog URL --will that be the procedure each week? If so I will wait t add your meme to my blog post until the day you add the Linky so I won't have this trouble again. Thanks!

NanaDiana said...

What a wonderful gift from a sweet, endearing family. You are blessed, Lorraine! xo Diana

Wendy said...

Great photos... love the Scripture photo - looks great!

Zhenya and Nika Aksutin said...

Dear Lorraine! Yes it is a BIG blessing to be your friend and sister in Christ!

Debbie Huffaker said...

I'm headed over to check out your friends' blog. Blogging friends are such blessings from God!!!

Ann said...

what a sweet surprise and the trivet is lovely

Laurie said...

The Lord has blessed you with a beautiful family this side of heaven! I love how blogging gives us the opportunuty to meet others, even though we may not actually meet here on earth. I am going over for a visit on Nika's blog!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

I had a post all ready to link up with you but I couldn't for the life of me get my photo to upload. Google kept saying I ran out of room on my blog. So crazy. I worked all afternoon on trying to figure out the problem and have it solved for now! I have the post saved and will link up next Sunday. So frustrating!!! :)

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