Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Spring Cleaning

Well, yes, I'm doing some Spring cleaning. De-cluttering in all kinds of ways. Closets, cabinets, drawers, and even my heart. Clutter builds up everywhere you don't want it. My heart has been so heavy with what is going with another person, along with what they think and say.

Heavy is the perfect word. I let my heart fill with emotions till it weighs me down and everytime I think of this person, it isn't positive at all.

This is not my character.

This is not me.

During this Easter season, I have to be reminded of His love and constant grace for me, His flawed and sinful child. Jesus gave his life for me. I need to extend this LOVE to someone who needs it. I need to let all the hurt go and forgive, even if they never acknowledge what's been done or said. UGH, this is hard, but I have to cleanse myself.

My life is filled with God's incredible blessings!

Prayer from a December 2010 Proverbs 31 Ministries devotion:

Dear Lord, help me to forgive one person today. I lift up my heart. I won’t pretend that it doesn’t hurt, but I am willing to forgive. I’m not always big enough, but You are and I am grateful. I won’t forgive based on a person’s response, or even what is fair, but instead I will trust that You desire my heart to be free so that You can love in and through me. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

When Did This Happen?

I guess the window of posing for me with the Easter bunny has closed for 2 of our 3 little ones.

I'm sure I'm no longer "cool enough" for an 8 & 10 year old.

Believe me, I wasn't cool before either, lol!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

In One Week

In one week, I'll have a 10 year old daughter.




Wednesday, April 6, 2011

For A Special Occasion

In December, my husband made a special stop on his way to the deer lease for a special purchase. The most delicious wine.

Ever. Seriously.

Now, I am not a seasoned wine taster, but I do know what I like. The Muscat Canelli is Divine, but wait they even have a Reserve that's even better. So if you head up to the TX Hill Country, stop by Sister Creek Vineyard. You won't regret it. Even if you aren't a connoisseur, you'll have a great time.

So can ya guess what we will have a glass of to celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary?

Bless My Marriage

They are my grandparents. Both in heaven now. I know their marriage went through ups and downs, just like ours. 47 years they were married, if I figure correctly.


Both drew strength from their Lord and served their family everyday.

Tim and I celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary on the 15th of this month. I wouldn't believe it myself if our oldest wasn't turning 10 a few days after. So I pray that the Lord would bless the ups and downs of our marriage, that it would continue to grow in togetherness and love.