Sunday Serenity - Happy Memorial Day!

A few years ago, my daughter, Miss S, and I 
found an old photograph album full of about 200 postcards 
from 1901 -1910 at the Salvation Army.
I paid $6.00 for it!!
I scanned some of the Patriotic ones to share with you.

Our family thanks our brothers and sisters 
who have served and are serving America 
this land that we dearly love.
We pray that you would be protected, as you protect us,
ask that our Lord would hold you in His loving hands, 
and know that we wouldn't have the blessings that we do, 
if it weren't for you.

It is absolutely clear that God has called you to a free life.

Just make sure that you don't use this freedom 
as an excuse to do whatever you want to do 
and destroy your freedom. 

Rather, use your freedom to serve one another in love; 
that's how freedom grows.  

For everything we know about God's Word 
is summed up in a single sentence: 
Love others as you love yourself. 

That's an act of true freedom.
Galatians 5:13-14


I am announcing the winner of the 
Cottage Charm Giveaway
Memorial Day night.

I also have made two extra sets of these,
to give to two RUNNERS UP:


  1. Beautiful sentiments on these gorgeous vintage graphics! Thanks so much for sharing them!

    Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

    Big TX Hugs,
    Angelic Accents

  2. You are just the sweetest to think of doing something for runners up! Hope you are having a good weekend.

  3. Thank you for this post, sugar. My hubby is a vet and he spent friday and saturday and will spend monday selling buddy poppies for our vets so they can have needed things. I salute all who post this day!!!

  4. Very Cool!!! Thanks for sharing those with us, love them. I have never seen anything like them before.

  5. Those are beautiful vintage cards, and I stand with you on every sentiment.

    I'll be checking back in this evening because I just know that I won... I think I can I think I can I think I can I...

  6. Leslie,

    Thank you for sharing some of the treasure you discovered at the Salvation Army. The cards and your sentiments are beautiful.
    I will be back tonight to see who the lucky winner of your giveaway is. It's very sweet of you to include consolation prizes.

    Your Friend,

  7. Love those postcards! I've been on the lookout for those lately; maybe I'll be so lucky! Thanks for the banner; I love it!

  8. Nice! Count me in if it's not too late.

    I really like your clustered stars card - just beautiful.

  9. Love the vintage graphics! Thanks for the wonderful tribute to this special day...hope you are enjoying it!~

  10. said it all. An amazing tribute as well. Love the vintage graphics, simply stunning, of course I should not be surprised! You always have the best posts.

    Sorry I missed entering your giveaway. I am positive that you will have some over joyed winners!

    Miss reading your blog. I promise to be back soon.

    Besides...Uh, I think your birthday is coming up SOON!

  11. Awesome reflection on freedom. What great insights!! Very touching...thanks.


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