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I am homeschooling mom of 7 wonderful blessings and wife to my best friend.Baby-Wearing, cloth diapering, pregnancy, natural health and healing and living frugally are some of my other interests. I love to read, write, listen to music, shop second hand, photography and enjoy family time especially out in nature. I enjoy cooking and making things as natural and homemade as possible. I also enjoy learning new things and about others along the way.

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Friday, June 29, 2012

Inspiring Friday: June 29, 2012

"A person all wrapped up in himself makes a very small
package." -- Anon

"He who throws mud loses ground." -- Anon

"The older we get the more we realize that service to
others is the only way to stay happy. If we do nothing
to benefit others, we will do nothing to benefit
ourselves." -- Carl Holmes

"People who cannot find time for recreation are
obliged sooner or later to find time for illness." --
John Wanamaker

"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail." -- John

"Reputation is what you are in the light; character is
what you are in the dark." -- American Proverb

"Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks,
feels, or believes" -- Emily Dickinson

Friday, June 22, 2012

Inspiring Friday: June 22, 2012

"No one can go back and start a new beginning, but
anyone can start today and make a new ending." --

"A man's make [character] can be seen by the way that
he treats those who are of absolutely no value to
him." -- Unknown

"Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is
indicated; you can't cross a chasm in two small
jumps." -- David Lloyd George

"I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately
triumph than to triumph in a cause that will
ultimately fail." -- Jim Elliot

"Better to write for yourself and have no public, than
to write for the public and have no self." -- Cyril

"Would that God would make Hell so real to us that we
cannot rest; Heaven so real that we must have men
there, Christ so real that our supreme motive and aim
shall be to make the Man of Sorrows the Man of Joy by
the conversion to him of many." -- J. Hudson Taylor.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

One Thing:Respect my husband

I am working on being a better wife. In doing so, it is important for me to adhere to God's word about being a good wife. Through God's word and few Christian marriage books I have learned where I was going wrong and what I may have been doing right. I know the one thing I can do to be a better wife......... Respect my husband. This also will benefit my children. I will hold my husband in high esteem and give him affirmations of his hard work and the great way he encourages me. He is a blessing from God and I praise God for him. I also need to remember to pray for him and my family everyday.

1 Peter 3:1-6 Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, when they see your respectful and pure conduct. Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious. For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands, .....

This is what I can work on to teach my children about marriage.

"Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord."

I love my husband so much and will act accordingly. I am so glad God has revealed these truths to help me improve as a wife and mother which will reflect in all of my relationships.   

Proverbs 31:10-12 

"An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. "

Ephesians 5:25 "Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,"

My husband has shown me this time and again. Even when I have pushed him away and put up my walls he still chose to love me. This is my one goal this month. I was late in posting my monthly goals so my one thing is to Respect my husband and tell him how much I appreciate all he does. Heavenly Father, thank you for my husband and my family. You know what you are doing and you had our best interest in mind when you wanted us to get married. Thank you for my beautiful, wonderful family. Help me to be the wife and mother you want me to be. Thank you for Jesus. In my King and Savior's name, Amen!

Friday, June 8, 2012

Inspiring Friday: June 8, 2012

The next time you feel like GOD can't use YOU, just remember the following:
Noah was a drunk
Abraham was too old
Isaac was a daydreamer
Jacob was a liar
Leah was ugly
Joseph was abused
Moses had a stuttering problem
Gideon was afraid
Sampson had long hair and was a womanizer
Rahab was a prostitute
Jeremiah and Timothy were too young
David had an affair and was a murderer
Elijah was suicidal
Isaiah preached naked
Jonah ran from God
Naomi was a widow
Job went bankrupt
John the Baptist ate bugs
Peter denied Christ
The Disciples fell asleep while praying
Martha worried about everything
The Samaritan woman was divorced, more than once
Zaccheus was too small
Paul was too religious
Timothy had an ulcer...
AND Lazarus was dead!
Author: attributed to John Thomas Oaks

Friday, June 1, 2012

Inspiring Friday: June 1, 2012

"Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else." – Les Brown 

"In the absence of clearly-defined goals [and life purpose], we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it." – Robert Heinlein, American Novelist 

"The difference between a politician and a statesman is: a politician thinks of the next election and a statesman thinks of the next generation." – James Freeman Clarke 

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." – James Baldwin
"It isn't where you came from; it's where you're going that counts." – Ella Fitzgerald

"All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism." – Cited on Mickey's Funnies

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