Romans 12:1-2

So here's what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don't become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You'll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you. Romans 12:1-2

Saturday, September 18, 2010


Outside my window… I don’t want to look – it’s too sunny, which means HOT! It’s way to late in September to be this hot. Also don’t want to see neighbor’s house – I’m sad for them.

I am thankful for… Aunt coming to the rescue again and being at the Homecoming parade for M. I didn’t know how I was going to pick him up at 4:45 and pick L. up at 4:40 on the other side of town! I’m also thankful for a supportive hubby (and him suggesting a date Wednesday evening) and for all those who have prayed for me and stopped by to check on me this week.

I am wearing… old shorts and old red college tshirt (I’m cleaning-well I was).

Some plans for the rest of the week… school & practices. Hubby has a faculty meeting Friday night and the boys and I are going to the football game.

I am hoping…To find a groove!

On my mind… Dad. He’s in a wheelchair at the Veteran’s Center because he hurt his foot. I need to stop all the urgent at home today and go see him – the important.

Hearing…. J. barking, floor fan, and the wind chimes on my bulletin board.

I am praying that…… friends who are going through transitions will have peace and direction.

From the kitchen… I made one dinner last week! Chicken and wild rice. I wasn’t home last weekend to plan so I’m hoping this week will be better. I already have a plan and a list, I just need to go to the store.

Around the house… not too bad considering. The dining room now has new carpet. New around the house is that J. isn’t inside during the day (carpet issues still). She has adjusted (I think). At lest she doesn’t seem to be mad at us anymore!

One of my favorite things… chai tea latte, friends who take great pictures for me, and looking forward to weekends.

From my picture journal…

Last weekend Aunt and I did a sister's weekend in Branson. Loved it! On Sunday, we went to the Country Church at SDC. In all those years going as a kid and now with my kids, I had never been.

Our kids had a blast Labor Day weekend - being with friends and inner tubing and kneeboarding

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  1. I love that picture of the boys!

  2. Hi, This is my first time on your blog. What happened with your neighbors? can I pray for them in any specific way?
    I pray that you have a blessed week.

  3. Hey Annette, have been thinking about you so much these last few weeks and we keep missing each other at church. just wanted to say hello and that I am praying for you that all goes well as you try to settle into a routine!

  4. Finally, someone who is still having summer heat like me...I've read about Fall temperatures all morning and am so envious...Wonderful that you and your sister had a little retreat together....I love Chai latte too...Chicken and rice sounds yummy...hope all goes well with you this week.
    Mama Bear


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