Monday, November 30, 2009

Simple Woman's Daybook ~ November 30, 2009

For today... November 30, 2009

Outside my window...
darkness fills the night,
the rain is lightly falling

I am thinking...
of the good time that we had today,
as a family, spending time with friends

I am thankful for...
the blessing of the Holy Spirit

I am wearing...
black/brown paisley,
square neck/regency style dress

I am remembering...
to trust the Lord
and to choose gratitude

I am going...
to enjoy a cup of hot chai green tea
before retiring for the night

I am reading...
my KJ Bible through in a year,
currently in Nehemiah, Song of Solomon, 2 Corinthians;
the book of Job with my husband;
A Wife After God's Own Heart by Elizabeth George;
A Woman's Walk With God by Elizabeth George;
When Women Walk Alone by Cindi McMenamin;
For Women Only by Shaunti Feldhahn;
Order in the Court by Sherry Hutson Camperson;
Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey;
A Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola;
Keeping Our Children's Hearts by Steve and Teri Maxwell
How to Be Happy by Leon F. Maurer
Choosing Gratitude by Nancy Leigh DeMoss (with my eldest)

I am hoping (praying)...
for the Holy Spirit's continued work
in the hearts of the ones I love;
for those friends/family that I have
that still need to accept Christ as their Savior;
for my aunt that is very ill

On my mind...
the love of God

From the learning rooms...
being students of God's Word in John and Ruth;
learning of Ancient Greece
and other miscellaneous subjects

Noticing that...
giving thanks and praise to the LORD of all
is easy, natural, and overflowing when we have a heart
of thankfulness and an attitude of gratitude

Pondering these words...
"Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks,
and to look well to thy herds."
~ Proverbs 27:23
(my "Mama-ing" verse)

From the kitchen...
clean and closed for the day

On the Menu...
M ~ Grill out with friends
T ~ Tacos
W ~ Potato Soup
Th ~ Turkey and Rice Casserole
F ~ Sourdough Pizza
S ~ Sloppy Joes
Sun ~ Pig Pickin' at church

Around the house...
the younger children are sleeping for the night;
our eldest is playing a game in the living room;
beloved is relaxing

I am creating...
family photo cards

I am hearing...
rain falling outside the window
and classical favorites playing
from my computer

One of my favorite things...
spending a day with friends

A few plans for the rest of the week...
focus on some learning moments;
clean the church; go to the commisary;
attend our midweek prayer/Bible service;
go to Beth's violin master's class;
go to our homeschool group's park day;
enjoy the time that we get to have at home ;o)

Here is picture thought I am sharing...

from my etsy shop

"This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.
It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed,
because his compassions fail not,
They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness."
~ Lamentations 3:21-23

Praise God for such a wonderful hope!
Praise Him that He is Faithful!

Have a wonderful week!


Anonymous said...

I am so glad you have wonderful friends and spend time with sure keep busy..but that is reading about you and Bill and kids and I sure do miss ya's
love ya Mom

Sherry said...

I've been by your site several times and have you now in my reader. It is encouraging to see another military spouse who has a heart for God, homeschools, and a mom that God wants you to be. :D


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