With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Think on These Things ~ Knowledge

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Think on These Things ~ Knowledge

As our grandchildren begin a new school year, my prayer above all others is that they all learn more of the Lord and grow closer to him.

My son, if you accept my words
and store up my commands within you,
turning your ear to wisdom
and applying your heart to understanding,
and if you call out for insight
and cry aloud for understanding,
and if you look for it as for silver
and search for it as for hidden treasure,
then you will understand the fear of the Lord
and find the knowledge of God.
For the Lord gives wisdom,
and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
He holds victory in store for the upright,
he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
for he guards the course of the just
and protects the way of his faithful ones.
Then you will understand what is right and just
and fair—every good path.
For wisdom will enter your heart,
and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
Discretion will protect you,
and understanding will guard you.
Proverbs 2:1-11
As a small treat I made these pencils of Rolo and kisses candy.
There are many tutorials online.  I followed this one from Thrifty and Thriving


Barbara F. said...

Loved this post, Lorraine. I know your grands will do very very well in school and in life. Those treat pencils are so adorable. xo

Sangeetha said...

Hi Lorraine,
You always put up the most beautiful quotations. And what lovely treats, a fun beginning to school year. Your grandkids are really lucky to have you.

Donna said...

What a sweet and thoughtful gift to them!

lindsey said...

Beautiful scripture and great treats!

Dayle @ A Collection of This and That said...

Such a meaningful Scripture. Nothing is more important.

The treats are just adorable.

Snap said...

Lovely post and adorable back to school treats~

podso said...

You are such a thoughtful grandma! wonderful scripture to begin the school year ... and any time.

marie said...

Great post...I love that verse and I love those cute little "pencils"!

Marydon said...

What a delightful gift for their school days.
Have a lovely weekend ~

GIVEAWAY ends 9/9


Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

What a sweet gift!

NanaDiana said...

Oh- What a cute idea. I wish I had done this for the kids their first day of school. Love it- xo Diana

Maple Lane said...

A lovely post, Lorraine. What great gifts for the grands!

Cheryl said...

Beautiful post, Lorraine. The Scripture you've chosen gets right to the heart of the matter. And what sweet and thoughtful gifts for your grandchildren!

Susan said...

How cute, LDH! Your grandkids must adore you. Nice job. Have a peaceful Sunday. Susan

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

Lovely post Lorraine - what delightful little treats. I need to tuck that idea away ;)


Melissa said...

What a lovely post!

Have a blessed day. =)

Tanya@takesix said...

What a cute little treat for the beginning of school! Thanks so much for sharing Lorraine!

Debbie Petras said...

I love those little treats. And yes, I've found many DIY projects online especially through Pinterest.

Blessings and love,

Robyn said...

What a beautiful post and I LOVE the gifts you made for them..
Robyn :)

Maryann said...

Love this post, the pencils are adorable and an idea I will have to remember for next year. You are one cool grandma

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Best wishes for a great school year to all the kids. My boys are in 12th and 9th grade and were actually ready to go back to school this year. I just hope Yusef buckles down and does better in his final year than he did in the other three. :/ Those candy pencils are absolutely adorable! Must make some of those. :) Best wishes, Tammy

Zhenya and Nika Aksutin said...

It is a lovely gift for all of them! It is from all your heart!

Sherry said...

This verse is so insightful! I hope your grands do well in school.

Mari @ Once Upon a Plate said...

Lovely post Lorraine ~ Proverbs 2:1-11 is so appropriate, especially as the children begin a new school year. ((hugs))

What a darling idea ~ the pencil favors!! So clever ~ what a wonderful Grammie (and Mom) you are. xo~m.

Lois' Laughlines said...

I am new to your blog. How simply sweet it is. Our Lord is truly good to us.
blessings to you

~ Liz ~ said...

Your pencil is the cutest thing! What a great idea and I can only imagine how well it was received. Thanks for the great reminder of Proverbs 2. There is always something good to dwell on here. I do so enjoy that!

Just a little something from Judy said...

What a creative and loving gift! The verses from Proverbs 2 are so comforting and uplifting. Thanks so much for sharing them in regards to your grandchildren.


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