Monday, February 16, 2009

Our Dwelling Place



Lord, this humble house we'd keep sweet with play and calm with sleep. Help us so that we may give beauty to the lives we live. Let Thy love and let Thy grace shine upon our dwelling place.


Edgar A. Guest

Photo: Elm Street Antiques

15 comments:

  1. You are so making me want to visit Elm Street Antiques!

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  2. Me too! Elm Street Antiques is on my list of place to visit.

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  3. Where is Elm Street Antiques? I want to go, too! I love this piece by Edgar Guest. I enjoy everything he writes. My dear little mother has many books of his poetry. I think I'd better borrow one or two!
    ~Adrienne~

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  4. I'm in...when are we all going??
    So very pretty, and I love the little poem!!

    May loveliness fill your day!!
    Becky

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  5. Oh, that's a lovely little poem...I could just see it embroidered on a sampler! Great photo, too!

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  6. Edgar A Guest, the American poet. He is my favorite. I have a collection of his poetry books. Sweet post!

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  7. How very, very lovely.

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  8. Thank you for dropping by my blog and leaving a comment. I'm enjoying your site and have added it as a favorite!

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  9. Ahhh--a "fantasy room" for little girls-----and BIG ones, especially!! Thanks for the poem & photo!!!

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  10. Ooo, you keep teasing me with these Elm Street Antiques photos! Perhaps it's a good thing I cannot go there, I would spend WAY too much money!

    I enjoyed reading about your mother's "wedding gifts". I just bought a vintage tablecloth with strawberries all over, will blog soon.

    I usually like a terry towel for general dish drying, but must have a tea towel for glass.
    I recieved some xmas towels as a gift, they are not terry... I'm unsure of what they are! But they do not dry at all!! They actually pushed the water around, lol! I guess they're just for looks!

    Bucky is such a beautiful kitty~

    You probably saw some of my hankies in the bathroom window, and in my Valentine vignette. I have another idea I want to do soon, and hope to share!

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  11. What a good idea to take pictures at the antique store, and to pair them with such lovely poetry! You are very creative.

    Katherine

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  12. I enjoy visiting my antiques store here, but still yearn for soft beautiful room vignette like those at your Elm Street antiques.

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  13. I enjoy visiting my antiques store here, but still yearn for soft beautiful room vignette like those at your Elm Street antiques.

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