Friday, January 30, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
I need to plan a game night... I haven't played scrabble in a long time... and I really love to play! What are some of your favorite board games?
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
22-23But what happens when we live God's way? He brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an orchard—things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity. We develop a willingness to stick with things, a sense of compassion in the heart, and a conviction that a basic holiness permeates things and people. We find ourselves involved in loyal commitments, not needing to force our way in life, able to marshal and direct our energies wisely.
23-24Legalism is helpless in bringing this about; it only gets in the way. Among those who belong to Christ, everything connected with getting our own way and mindlessly responding to what everyone else calls necessities is killed off for good—crucified.
25-26Since this is the kind of life we have chosen, the life of the Spirit, let us make sure that we do not just hold it as an idea in our heads or a sentiment in our hearts, but work out its implications in every detail of our lives. That means we will not compare ourselves with each other as if one of us were better and another worse. We have far more interesting things to do with our lives. Each of us is an original.
Monday, January 26, 2009
Sunday, January 25, 2009
This is in my entryway... it is a rod iron music stand with the Bible sitting on it... Jeremiah 29:11 is the page I have it open to.
This is my "quiet time" chair. The basket has my journal, book and Bible. The basket on the floor has my favorite fuzzy blanket. My chair is facing the fireplace... so it is a nice spot to sit.
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this,” Says the LORD of hosts,“ If I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it. “ And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, so that he will not destroy the fruit of your ground, nor shall the vine fail to bear fruit for you in the field,” Says the LORD of hosts.
Friday, January 23, 2009
This week's prompt: Tell us about a time that your spouse went out of his way to serve you, and love you sacrificially.
Bobby and I will be married 20 years this August! He actually goes out of his way to love me a lot. I can be very unlovable at times... I know, you're shocked to learn that about me! =) The most recent thing he did was to have my dinner ready for me when I came in from work last week. He had it on the table with a glass of ice water w/lemon slices. Not only does he cook "clean" for me but he also shops for me! It's great! He'll go to Fresh & Easy and Sam's Club and stock up on fish, chicken, veggies, fruits & other tasty stuff. Last night he gave me money to go out to dinner and a movie with my friends. He does little things for me almost everyday. I am very blessed with a husband that loves me.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Tonight, I am going out with my gal pals to dinner and a movie. We're meeting at Johnny Rockets at 6pm and then going to see Bride Wars around 7pm or so. It's going to be FUN! I love funny movies.
I got 2 packages of tea in the mail today! (My giveaway win!) I love tea... so this made my day. Aren't these little packages cute. What a great idea to send a little cheer someones way. Thank you Helen!! http://helenw13.wordpress.com/
Well, back to cleaning... have a great day everyone! And thank you to those that commented on my Moses post. There's always something new to learn!
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
I am thankful for my morning quiet time and coffee!
I am thankful for my good friends that are always there to lift me up, encourage me and even cook for me.
I am thankful for Lassens salad and soup bar... that was lunch today. =)
I am thankful for a husband that cooks me dinner and grocery shops for me.
I am thankful that my stitches are coming out of my foot today.
I am thankful that I am almost done with year end tax stuff.
I am thankful for good books. I love, love, love to read.
I am thankful for my dad. He has taught me so much.
I am thankful for Philosophy... I love that stuff! (Amazing Grace & Pure Grace especially)
I am thankful for my new flat iron. It really does work good.
I am thankful for Starbucks new London Fog tea... yumm
Monday, January 19, 2009
Saturday, January 17, 2009
You enjoy almost all facets of life.
You can find the good in almost anything.
You keep yourself busy with tons of friends, activities, and interests.
You find it hard to turn down an opportunity, even if you are pressed for time.
Your friends find you fascinating, charming, and easy to talk to.(But with so many competing interests, you friends do feel like you hardly have time for them.)
You excel in: Inspiring people
You get along best with: The Question Mark
Go here http://www.blogthings.com/whatpunctuationmarkareyouquiz/ to see what your personality is... I think it was very accurate! I found it on another blog and thought I'd try it. =)
Have a Happy Saturday night!
I can't wait for my foot to heal. I am actually missing my treadmill!! My body totally feels the difference between getting some exercise and not. I will have to come up with a way to exercise without using my right foot. LOL... squats actually aren't so hard, since your weight is on your heels and not your toes. =) Push-ups and weights are another thing I can do. Soooo, no cardio, but I will still feel better and build muscle tone. I feel better already!
Today I am going to the church to help make Enchilada's for a take out dinner we are having tomorrow. We are trying to buy more tables for our dinners... they are about $110 each. I hope we sale TONS of dinners!
My friend Sharron has been cooking clean and sharing! I love it! All I have to do to continue getting samples, is to return her containers. Shoot, I'll buy her new containers! She is a great cook! I am so blessed with wonderful friends. I know they don't realize that all the little things they do and say mean so much to me.
I went to visit my dad last night. I sat and talked to him and Emma for a couple of hours. I took them Rootbeer Freezes (for dad) and a Peanut Butter Milkshake (for Mom2). My dad is really weak, but his mood was good. He even sang me a couple of songs. I know this sounds bad, but we were talking about his funeral and what he wants to happen. We made some jokes about it and that really helped lighten the mood. I totally believe my dad can be healed from this horrible disease. But I also know that God loves him and may just be ready to take him out of this sad world and give him some peace. My dad may be the next choir director of the angels... you just never know. He really wants to live on a horse ranch in Heaven... I guess it could happen. =) Whatever happens, I will be at peace with. Healing or Heaven... there really isn't a negative for him.
Have a FABULOUS weekend!!
Thursday, January 15, 2009
With the 5:16am gals, I am reading 1 John. Todays verses were this: verse 2:15-17
"Don't love the world's ways. Don't love the world's goods. Love of the world squeezes out love for the Father. Practically everything that goes on in the world - wanting your own way, wanting everything for yourself, wanting to appear important - has nothing to do with the Father. It just isolates you from Him. The world and all it's wanting, wanting, wanting is on the way out - but whoever does what God wants is set for eternity." (Message Bible)
Whatever you have to do today to shut out the world and to meet with God... do it. Make time for Him in your daily life. His strength will get you through each day... each moment.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Today was a busy day at work. I am working on year end stuff... which is a lot of paperwork! I can't wait to have it all in the mail. Tonight I am going to Trader Joes with my friend. I love that store! It's time to stock up on dark chocolate! Have a great night!!
Monday, January 12, 2009
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Thursday, January 8, 2009
Please continue to pray for my dad. He is really not feeling well. We were told he needs to start a bone hardening treatment. I'm not sure when that will happen. We will find out the results of his bone scan on the 12th. The treatment should help the pain some.
Have a blessed day!