Simple + Southern Sunday No. 18

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal,
but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven,
where neither moth nor rust destroys
and where thieves do not break in and steal.

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also”
Matthew 6:19-21

The south in February can offer up a wide variety of weather and so far, 2015 has delivered some extremes at a fast pace! You may not get the full impact as you stroll through today’s post, but maybe a little hint. We do go from a sunny 72 degrees to snow & ice with wind chills well below zero. However,  when we see the news of what our neighbors to the north have dealt with, there is no room for complaining!

A lovely church in St James Parish, LA!

Winter offers amazing sunsets!

I like the way the  sun shines through the fence under the rustic chicken coop at Oak Alley Plantation!

Darling little Gracie with that sweet face

Ice sculptures in the form of bushes made by God’s own hands-he gives us distinct beauty to enjoy for every season!

The historic Glover House in Marietta, GA was rebuilt in the 1880’s in an Italianate style!

Mom and Dad have prepared a bountiful feast for their two eaglets! The eggs hatched last weekend on the campus of Berry College!  You can see them here:  Berry College Eagle Cam.

Sam, Charlie, and Lillie looking out the gorgeous window at Briarwood’s chapel

Just a little joie de vivre with fabulous French butter cookies!!

Our friend, Sue’s bird feeder chandelier in the Smoky Mountains! I always love a chandelier!

As we were enjoying breakfast a few weeks ago at The Pantry, we couldn’t help but wonder about the lady’s image on the old screen door!

The temperatures have been so cold, and the trees at Noccalula Falls proudly display it!

“I was glad when they said to me,
‘Let us go to the house of the Lord!’”
Psalm 122:1

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  1. Stephanie says:

    Awww… Gracie is absolutely adorable – what a precious smile 🙂

    Your photos were a joy to look for they are filled with beauty. I loved the water fountain and ice. Thank you so much for sharing at ROI – it is such a blessing to have you link up. Hugs to you!

  2. Jann Olson says:

    Oh my those ice photos are amazing! We don’t get ice like that. This year we have had no winter to speak of. Feel so bad for those who are having such a drastic one. Little Gracie is a doll! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

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