Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Ain't it Funny?

Ain't it funny how sometimes you and your Pastor seem to be of one accord but you don't even know how that happened?  And yet, you couldn't have stated it better yourself, even if you had tried to in leading Sunday School??

Lately, with all the going-ons and convictions in my own personal Bible study time (brought to my own attention by others), I have been distracted to say the least.  I have been really trying to be more consistent and have been blessed beyond measure to have the encouragement and strength and the guidance needed for each day as I embark upon the journey that is the life of a homeschooling, babysitting, stay-at-home Mom.  

I am thankful for all those who are in my life and remind me, whether intentionally or not, to reset my navigational starting point back to the One who will give me no more than I can handle and handle all that I should not.

Thank You Jesus!

Initially started on 09/19/2010


This evening, I am very uncertain about what I would like to blog about; however, I know that I have started a few over the last few weeks that I have had to abandon due to intrusions.

There are so many thoughts swimming through the murky waters of my brain that I am certain of one thing: I am truly baffled!

I have thought of telling you how much I have truly enjoyed the cake decorating class that I am about to finish and showing you some of my work. I still may.  No, I know I will.  Here's one:

This was the second week and I was running out of time so I could not color my frosting, but you get the point.  And I had fun doing it!

I have thought of blogging about our cute little "new" edition, Brownie.  Brownie really is more of a "light tan" (Nacho Libre)than a brown but, hey, it works.  And really, she isn't always so cute, especially when she has a bladder the size of a miniature pea and really no discernment between inside and outside but, hey, we're working on that!

I have also considered blogging about our newest "job" in watching Hezekiah, AKA Zeke.  He's a cutie, too!  I get him about 5 hours a day Monday thru Friday. I don't know how moms do it!  Having children back to back to back.  Because, between Lexie (22.5 months), Dominic (20.5 months), & Zeke (almost 9 months), I can hardly keep faces clean!!  But we are finally falling into a pattern/schedule which could easily unravel if one of the older children (Zoe' or Tate or Xander) decide to "help" in a manner that I have not requested.

So many things that I could continue to blog about but then I fear I would have NO READERS, as I don't have any followers right now anyway but wouldn't want to bore anyone to tears...  Homeschooling curriculum, bedtimes for 12 year olds (and does he really need that iPhone?), family concerns... 

What I will close with is this: Our final Crossfire Wisconsin tournament entry was done this past weekend.  I think that the guys really did do much better than you would have thought with us being the first team sent home. :( BUT, with two more souls being claimed for the Glory of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, we won the greatest victory!  Satan cannot claim them as his own and THAT, in and of itself, is far greater than any medal that could have been given for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place!!

Wouldn't you agree??

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Just a Little Bit of Encouragement, Which is Always Welcome!!!

With all the problems the world is facing,
it can be unsettling to the mind.

Today, I will share with you ten predictions that are true!

1. The Bible will still have all the answers.
2. Prayer will still be the most powerful thing on Earth..
3. The Holy Spirit will still move.
4. God will still honor the praises of His people.
5. There will still be God-anointed preaching.
6. There will still be singing of praise to God.
7. God will still pour out blessings upon His people.
8. There will still be room at the Cross.
9. Jesus will still love you.
10. Jesus will still save the lost when they come to Him. 

Isn't It Great To Remember Who Is Really In Control, and that; "the Word of the Lord endures forever." ( 1 Peter 1:25 )

I hope you found this encouraging! 

I sure did. Sometimes we need the reminder of just "WHO" is really in control.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Where to Start....

So I have decided to start a blog.  I have no idea how this will end up or how long I will end up doing it but it seems now is as good a time as any to get familiar with the concept!  Especially now, with so many changes in our life, I might as well document them here for posterity, right?

I think that you may find a mixed bag here of sorts, but hopefully, always, you will find Christ glorified even in the mundane things.  My prayer is always to encourage, enlighten, and engage.  I will always lift prayers according to your request and the Lord's Will, so let me know if there is anything that I can bring before the Throne.