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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Lessons learned


I am thankful for the lessons I have learned.
Ecclesiastes
Happiness Sadness and the meaning of life,
A Time for Everything
To every thing there is a season, and a time for every purpose.
I am thankful I was reminded of this a few minutes ago.
When I was at pepper lady's blog. .She spoke of the song turn turn turn. By the Birds.
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I am thankful for the lesson I learned from the Book
The Hiding Place
it is a true story of Corrie Ten Boom.

I first learned of her here on Thankful Thursday. Another blogger planted the seed of knowledge. I wish I could remember her name. I went back to Feb 11, and looked but gave up as not many put in there link for the post only. It is not easy to go back in every blog to find Feb 11 . So please let me know if it was you who posted about her. So I can thank you for planting this seed of knowledge.
I told my friend Cinda about it and she gave me her extra copy of the book.

I can now see why you should be thankful for bad things.
She was thankful for the flees because they kept the German solders away from them.
This video tells her story of how her family hid Jews in a secret room, and saved over 100 baby's,
Corrie Ten Boom


The Room
Corrie Ten Boom Interview 1974
Corrie Ten boom Remembers
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17 comments:

Pia said...

romans 8:28 has become one of the verses close to my heart. i recite it daily and truly mean it. God bless you, grammy. ♥

LAURIE said...

Glad to see you over at TT this week. Thanks for stopping by for a visit. Happy TT! -Laurie

Denise said...

Such a wonderful thankful post.

Rocks said...

Amen to what you said! There is indeed time for everything and it is so assuring that our Father is behind all this "time" and "seasons" of our life.

God bless you grammy :)

Zaroga said...

Love the song Turn, Turn, Turn... a dating song :-)

I remember Corrie Ten Bloom. She has quite a story.

Blessed Mom of 8 said...

Yes, thankful for even the flees!

God has a plan and purspose for everything - our good and His glory!

I praise YOU GOD!!!

Have a beautifully blessed TT!
Jill

Debra said...

Ecclesiastes is so full of wisdom...lovely TT post.

Blessings to you!

George said...

Turn, Turn, Turn is a great song. I've always liked it. I had the honor of meeting Corrie Ten Boom many years ago. She was a wonderful person and a very inspiring speaker.

Christy said...

Thanks so much for sharing!

Laurie Ann said...

Great post! Such a thankful heart. I have never read Corrie Ten Boom's story, although I certainly have heard of her. I'd love to read it and see the movie. It sounds awesome! Happy Thankful Thursday!

Jerralea said...

Thanks for reminding me about the story of Corrie ten Boom's Sanctuary of the Fleas. Truly God does have a purpose for everything that happens in a believer's life. It is hard to remember that sometimes ...

Raye Ann said...

My mother took me to see the Hiding Place when I was six. That and seeing on of the concentration camps made a huge impact in my life. My brother in laws great aunt was a Christian Jew who died in one of those camps. I am so thankful that I have a God worth dying for.

Blessings Always

Bonnie said...

I have always heard such amazing things about Corrie Ten Boom and her name has been coming up a lot lately. I've always wanted to read her - now may be the time! Thank you for sharing the info about her. I may have to hop over to Amazon.com... Blessings!

Wendy said...

And I am thankful for you! You have taught me to be in the moment. To live each day with love and happiness - not to dwell in darkness. You have encouraged me to let go and let god.
Blessed Be

Marsha said...

I love stories of Corrie TenBoom. The book and the movie still tear me up each time I read or watch.

Have a blessed weekend, grammy!

Rita T. said...

Corrie Ten Boom demonstrated so much faith - it's tremendously inspiring. Great post.

Carla said...

One of my favorite songs!
I plan on posting this later.
This looks like a movie worth seeing.
The lesson is there, for those looking-kudos to you for keeping your eyes (and heart) WIDE open:)