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  1. I choose good for today!

    by , 05-08-2010 at 11:58 AM (Every pearl was once a grain of sand...)
    This is one of those days I woke up knowing my hands would be pretty stiff most of the day. Of course, it is Saturday, when I want to do MY work at home! I have the regular house work to do and the decorating work I want to do. I am playing with the front porch- we built a potting bench and a couple tables last week end! I had so much fun. I dug wood out of the scrap pile, my husband got to play with his bulldozer and push some wood out of the way, I dug out old oak wood and cut it to make ...
  2. So Persecution is a good thing, right?

    by , 05-07-2010 at 12:37 AM (My life in a nutshell)
    Today, for me, started as a typical day. Early this morning I prayed, I prepared for work and thanked God all the way there that I had not been called in the night before. I went in with a smile on my face and in my heart. I had an interview for a job I did not ask for, but was recommended for, and then realized I really would like to have. The interview went amazingly well and I had a great feeling as I departed from the conference room where I faced the panel that was assigned to dissect my ...
  3. Tackling the Pantry

    by , 05-06-2010 at 11:39 PM (I'll put the kettle on!)
    I sat down with pen & paper and wrote down EVERYTHING in my freezer & my pantry. I really want to get organized and start doing meal plans so my grocery lists & expenses are not so big.
    I have entered it in to my iPhone ( my new best friend!!) using a great little free application (called shopshop) that you can write a shopping list & cross it off as you go. I go to different grocery stores and can write a list for each store.
    It also keeps in memory things I have ...
  4. Get your own soda- GULP!

    by , 05-06-2010 at 11:14 PM (I'll put the kettle on!)
    I struggle with emotions that I feel everyday.

    I get sooo mad when I am tired and the family want, want, want from me all the time. I feel used & unappreciated & when I look at individual examples (always drinking the last of my drink and never filling the cup, leaving me with no toilet paper on the roll, waiting til I sit down until asking me to get them a drink - afterall it is just as far for D. to get up & get it as it is for me! Everyday life in a family proides ...
  5. The Lord's Delight

    by , 05-06-2010 at 12:47 PM (Jeri's Journal)
    No longer will they call you Deserted…but you will be called Hephizbah [my delight is in her]. (Isaiah 62:4, NIV)

    Jesus – do you really “delight” in me? Is your delight something I could possibly earn? I don’t think so. I know you have for some reason called me to belong to you. You have bestowed on me the amazing gift of your Spirit. Is your delight in me limited only to your Spirit within? Would it help me to somehow know that you actually delight in this flawed person ...
    Grace , Encouragement
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