We are enjoying a cloudy and rainy day. We had a thunderstorm earlier this morning. It has been an hour since I first started on this, we did a number of things between then and now, anyway, the sun is now shinning! Still many dark clouds, but the sun is beautiful.
One of my simple pleasures:
Feeling our unborn baby kick and squirm. I know it won’t be long and I won’t be pregnant anymore. Wow, my ticker say 19 days left… Of course is is give or take a few.
On my bedside table:
An Encouraging Word
Tea Leaves – a devotional meditations for women
Keepers At Home
On my TV:
No TV here
On the menu for tonight:
Still planning, but i think it will be rice, veggies and beans to go over the rice, plus a salad.
On my To Do List:
Get a start on the laundry
Bring out baby clothes and wash them
Some sewing with the girls
New Recipe I tried last week:
In the craft basket:
rag quilt for husband- already have 4 rows sewn, 5 more to go
skirts for girls- all cut just waiting to be sewn
Looking forward to:
Meeting our new baby, it is coming closer!
Riding Cinnamon, our horse, once baby is born and I’m recovered and rested.
Homemaking Tip for this week:
Children are a big help.
Favorite Blog Post of the week (mine or other):
Raising Arrows – Choose Your Battles
Favorite photo from last week:
Lesson learned the past few days:
God is always there for us
On my Prayer List:
Wisdom and patience for each day as I teach and train our children
Up coming labor and delivery of our 6th baby.
Devotionals, Scripture Reading, Key Verses:But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ.
Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,
And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;
If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,
I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
That was a perfect reading for me today. I want to remember what I am pressing towards. The mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Jesus Christ.
May the Lord bless each of you as you press towards the mark.