Wednesday, November 3, 2010

The Homestead Kitchen

As a homemaker I spend most of my time in the kitchen. Here I have surrounded my self with reminders of God. They are uplifting & feed my soul from day to day.

The beautiful nativity scene is out year round on top of the pie safe. So many years ago God sent his only Son to be born a babe in a stable. Jesus died on the cross for all of us. The price for all our sins was his death. All our sins were covered by his blood.

This one word has so much meaning. Something we all need in our lives. Peace.

I stitched the Lords Prayer on Muslin & framed it a few years ago.

This little sign was given to me by my MIL years ago. It belonged to her mother. I never had the chance to meet this woman but have heard over years how wonderful she was. I missed knowing a Godly woman who I know I would have really liked.

On top of the frig is this little block of wood that has the name of our Savior. The letters spell love to me. Jesus.

I stitched this saying on muslin & framed it to put in my candle shelf. It says so much to me.

The simple little wood box I found at the good will & filled with prayer requests. The kitchen seemed like the best place to keep it because I would see it every day & most all day long. It would help me to keep others in prayer as I cleaned & cooked.

These pies are just a few of the many things prepared in the kitchen as I take the time to pray for others & myself.

Some times life gets so busy & way to much for me to handle but as I look around the kitchen I am reminded I am not alone & always have God to care for me. It is up lifting for me & encouraging to have all these small & simple reminders.

At this time I have a prayer request that I would like you to join with me to lift up a young woman who's mother passed away on Monday. This young woman was very close to her mother & she is a mother of one toddler. It has been very hard for her planning the funeral on top of loosing her mother so suddenly & having to explain to her own child that his grandma has went to live with Jesus in heaven. My heart goes out to her family & her mothers family. I hate to see her in such pain. May God bless you for your caring prayers.

Blessings Til Next Time.


  1. Your kitchen looks like such a peaceful place to sit and have a nice cup of coffee, tea, chai, etc...
    I love your God box and your stitcheries are beautiful! TFS!
    Your friend is in my thoughts and prayers!

  2. This is such a lovely and warm post! Your kitchen looks so inviting. I will certainly keep your friend in my prayers. So sorry to hear that.
    Many blessings to you Lara, I pray for you every day to find the peace you are needing in your life right now.

  3. Thank you for stopping by my blog and for your prayers for my Mom.

    You have surrounded yourself with reminders of God in such a beautiful way - I love everything you have done in your kitchen. Your friend and her family are in my thoughts and prayers.


  4. What a beautiful kitchen you have. You have inspired me to copy a few of your ideas. I love the prayer request box. You are so right in that most women spend a lot of their time in the kitchen so what better place to keep yourself centered with God.
    I will certainly lift this young woman and her family up in prayer. It is horrible to loose a parent. God will see her thru this but it will take time.

  5. Morning Girl!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog the other day....looking for me! lol

    I am just getting to check out everyones tuesday display chain....I have been with my grandmother the past 6 days she has congestive heart failure. So I am just catching up!

    You have captured PEACE in your kitchen! I will keep your friend in my thoughts and prayers.

    E-mail me with your mailing address I have your email (thanks for that the other day)
    I want to mail you a little something for the help with the blog!
    Take care my prim friend!

  6. Comfy cozy and inviting are words that come to me when I see your kitchen. Beautiful too! Your friend is in my prayers.

  7. I love everything about your kitchen! When can I stop by for a coffee chat?

  8. Love this post-glad I stopped by early in the day as I am now going to be working in my kitchen and I will be thinking of the lovely things you have made to keep you focused on our Saviour-such inspiration:)

    I love how you stitched the Lord's prayer-just might have to copy that one,

    Blessings, Shazy x

  9. I love that Lord's Prayer stitching. And the pies. It all looks so warm and comfortable.