Monday, November 22, 2010
Friday, November 19, 2010
It was very cold for the Pilgrims that first winter.
Food was in short supply.
Some days, they had only five kernels of corn.
When spring came, the Pilgrims planted the remaining corn.
The sun and rain helped the seeds to grow
and much food was harvested in the fall.
Every Thanksgiving thereafter, the Pilgrims placed
five kernels of corn beside each plate
to remind them of their blessings.
The first kernel reminded them of the autumn beauty.
The second kernel reminded them of their love for each other.
The third kernel reminded them of their family's love.
The fourth kernel reminded them of their friends...
especially their Indian brothers.
The fifth kernel reminded them of their freedom.
This Thanksgiving, let us all remember the blessings of our lives.
Count the kernels, count your blessings.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Monday, November 8, 2010
I've been reading a lot about bestowing dignity. According to the book, 10 Conversations You Need to Have with your Children, every human being has value and every human encounter is a fresh chance to let him know it. Some people believe in human kindness, others believe it is to love and be loved, but we also need to remember to confer dignity on all of God's creatures. It made me think, "Do I practice this daily." Well....sometimes, is what I told myself. Let's clear up the definition of the word before going an deeper. This is what dictionary.com stated.....
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Daniel and I have officially decided to take our first mission trip! We have prayed long and hard and are really excited to visit Peru next summer. I have always wanted to go on a mission trip and it has never worked out, until now! We will leave next June, right after school. We will fly to Lima and will take a boat to Iquitos. We will be staying at a boys camp and will help sand boards, build, and varnish. Every night we will have a Bible Study and Lesson. We will sing songs before all the meals and make crafts with them as well. There will be about 40 boys at this camp, none of in which have families.
Talk about stepping out of our comfort zone. I am already praying that this experience touches our lives in a way that can only be done through God's love and mercy.
This song, Go light Your World is one of my favorite songs. I hope that I can take what God has given me and reach out to the lost and lonely, the weak and confused.
Go Light your World this week--
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Heller frequently juggles blogging, sewing projects, home decorating, songwriting, touring, and parenting her nearly two-year-old daughter, Lucy. “None of this would be possible without my husband, Dave,” JJ says. “He works so hard to make sure we’re organized and staying faithful with the gifts God has given us.” Dave manages JJ’s career, co-writes, and shares the stage with JJ as her guitarist and backup singer during live performances. (SHE SOUNDS PRETTY COOL)
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Monday, October 18, 2010
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Books used as Decoration
Pretty Flowers in Old Cans
What are your must have accessories???....Please pass along ideas!!!!
Thanks for reading!