Monday, March 1, 2010

The Simple Woman's Daybook 3.1.10


Outside my window... It is dark, I can see one light shining from the neighbor's property. I really need to go to bed!

I am thinking... about my sister. Her family is going through a really hard time right now and I wish I could make it better. Sometimes it is hard to trust and not do.

I am thankful for... my prayer partner. For a long time, I did not have one. I really didn't want one because it would be embarrassing to share intimate problems or details with someone else. It isn't. It is so freeing. It is so comforting to know that someone else has your back and is lifting you and your "stuff" up in prayer and can utter words of hope and encouragement when you can't utter a word. AND, you get to do the same for them! Isn't that cool! If you don't have a prayer partner, you should really get one! (That is my public service announcement for the day! :) You are welcome!)

From the learning rooms...easy week, Wednesday is B.B.'s 10th birthday. It will be low on learning and high on fun. I hope! Tues. and Thurs. are tutorial and Fri. we will go see "The Music Man" put on by one of the schools here in town. I think it will be fun.

From the kitchen...Tonight was big, juicy pork chops, salad, garlic bread and baked potatoes. Sounds good, huh! And it totally would have been if I hadn't cut into the first pork chop to find it totally raw on the inside! I really need to invest in a meat thermometer! Tigerfan thinks I have lost my touch since it has been so long since I actually cooked!
Tomorrow is Poppyseed chicken, green beans, bread and I just finished a batch of coconut, chocolate chip macaroons. MMMMMMM!

I am wearing... P.J.'s, really, did anyone really need to ask?

I am creating... a sanctuary in my home thanks to this website. I am committed to doing every possible challenge this month. I have not done well the first two months of the year. But every little small thing helps!

I am bed very soon!

I am reading...My Bible, my Bible Study and Beth Moore's "So Long Insecurity"

I am hoping...for happy news for my sister soon.

I am hearing... The "white noise" of the T.V.

Around the house...Laundry and ironing are done!!! Downstairs vacuumed and bathrooms scrubbed, not a bad day!

One of my favorite things...Spring!!! Come soon, old friend!

A few plans for the rest of the week: Pretty much the same ole "stuff" the beginning of the week. Wed. is B.B.'s birthday and Bible Study (which I love more every week) and Friday is the play. Then the weekend is PACKED with activities for celebration weekend at our church.

Here is picture for thought I am sharing...We like to refer to this as redneck sledding (year 2). For those not privy to it last year, all the kids pile into the boat and Tigerfan pulls them with the four wheeler. Good times, my friends, good times!

Hope everyone has a blessed week and above all is drawn closer to your Heavenly Father this week!

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Patty said...

You are right. It is hard sometimes to trust and not do. Remembering He cares for all His children helps.

We are probably having poppy seed chicken today also. At least that's what is planned.

Hope you have a wonderful day.

Lea said...

Sounds like you have everything well under control at your house. Isn't that a good feeling and I know that is no easy feat for a family of six. I'm definitely praying for your sister and cannot even imagine how distraught they must feel right now. Music Man is a great show! Have a good rest of the week!

Lauri said...

I love the redneck sledding. That sounds like something my hubby would do, if we had the boat. LOL.
Prayer partner is a great idea. I think I will find someone to do this with me.
I hope your sister is okay.
So far I am 2 for 2 on the Small Things. That is my goal too, to do them all.
Have a good week.

A Gracious Home said...

It's a great picture to share. Thanks. I am trying to read Beth's new book but it always offends me that she thinks every woman in the world is as ditsy as she is. I hope you are not a Beth Moore groupie. I'm sure your not or you wouldn't be working so hard on goals. You know when we become a Christian Jesus is all we need. I wouldn't read her books at all if it weren't for reviewing them. I have done all her studies because my sister leads them but Daniel is the only one I have liked. God bless you, Doylene

Tammy Lee Carpentier Bradley said...

Thank you for sharing your Daybook. I enjoyed the snow pictures since I am in Florida. Have a great week.