February 12, 1970
Give us a denim love
that's tough enough to stand the
of every days
and still remain;
to take financial
and warm enough
to melt our
A love that's
the little things.
and honest to the
A denim love
that's guaranteed to
and each year
grow better than
IS "give and take". It's more than words.
If it's there, it will come through in actions that will bring pleasure and
happiness to the loved one.
bakes a chocolate cake, even though she's on a diet, because he likes it.
gives up buying a tractor cab so she can have the carpeting she's been
wanting. That's love!
spends the afternoon at the fair letting him show her the new machinery.
men live in two worlds - the business work-a-day world and their home life.
Not the farmer. His home life and his work life are all interwoven into one
piece. His wife is in on all of his business life. She is there to rejoice
when the cow has twins and pat him on the back when the corn goes a hundred
bushels to the acre. She is there with a hand to hold when hail comes or the
pigs get sick. The farmer's wife cannot
separate her home life from the farm life. She must always be there to help,
to cheer, to encourage, to love and understand.
YOU MAY think it's just an old seed
catalog, but let me tell you what it can do.
catalogs stir us up to new dreams and give us ideas for summer beauty and a
longing for fresh garden eating.
have to have a dream before you have a goal, and you have to have a goal
before you get into action. Poring over a seed catalog starts the ball
rolling and soon results in ordering seeds, plants and bulbs, which in turn
forces you to roll up your sleeves to care for them.
summer when these flowers are blooming and the pods of peas are hanging on
the vine, remember that it all started the day a little old seed catalog came
in the mail.
IT MAY take a seed catalog to stir us
up to make our world more beautiful, but WE must stir up our world...
us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works." Heb. 10:24.