I have found a friend in Jesus, He’s everything to me, He’s the fairest of ten thousand to my soul; The Lily of the Valley, in Him alone I see All I need to cleanse and make me fully whole. In sorrow He’s my comfort, in trouble He’s my stay; He tells me every care on Him to roll. He’s the Lily of the Valley, the Bright and Morning Star, He’s the fairest of ten thousand to my soul. Charles W. Fry, 1881
Lakota Star Quilt ~ The star is one of the most common design motifs used by Plains tribal quilters. It is sometimes called the Morning Star design, after the star which appears in the east in early April and represents the direction from which spirits of the dead return to earth, thus symbolizing the link between the living and the dead.
Slavic mythology: the Zorya. They are two sisters, servants and vestal priestesses of the sun god, and they have the essence of stars inside them. Zorya Utrennyaya shines at dawn, as this bright Morning Star, fair-haired and as light as the breeze, opens the gates of the sun god’s palace and waves after him as he rides across the sky. She watches the buzzing progress of life below her, a silent warrior ready to defend the realm of mortals below the clouds. She waits at her post, still ...
The last few days God has really blessed me with his voice. It has to be close because all day he is telling me he is coming. All day, for a few days now. And I have so much joy. He has been talking to me about my life again too. Reminiscing over little things. It has been a long beautiful road I have gotten to enjoy with my savior. :) So thankful he saved me!