Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Catching Up

This was a forgotten pic on my camera from a couple of weeks ago. Would you look at that rooster in the background?! Isn't he gorgeous?? He is a mix between an Old English Bantam roo and a Pheonix hen. His coloring is absolutely gorgeous. Look at his golden hackles! Ahhh. His sister is right behind him, but Phoenix and Old English hens look similar, so she just looks typical. But the rooster on the other hand....a Clark Gable among chickens, I'd say!


Because of back pain I didn't get many things done in the past few days that I wanted to. One of the things that fell by the wayside was pick out a new scripture for the "Memorize 24 Scriptures a Year" challenge. So today I'll rectify that!

Here is my new scripture that I'll be working on:
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
Matthew 11: 28-30

What this scripture means me is that I'm not alone. He has offered to share a yoke with me to bear everything that is given to me. I was going to enumerate, but I don't need to. You all understand what a mom, wife, and daughter of God has to bear. Mine might be a little different than yours, but we can all empathize with each other. What a glorious thing to know that I (and you) have Christ to help along the path!

If you want to join in on the Scripture Challenge it isn't too late, just drop a note at Be Still Beth


Later today I might get around to thinking about the 25 Things About Me meme. I have some friends out there that have given a blanket "anyone who reads this blog is tagged", so I ought to be honest, huh?!


Amber might have strep throat. blah. Her bff has it and they are inseparable...and Amber has a cough, feels like she has a fever, and has a sore throat. Gross. I want to nip that one in the bud before the entire family gets it!!


On to more cheerful news, Josh and Karen came to visit yesterday. It is always nice when Josh comes home to visit! And Karen is such a joy to have around!

Josh gave me some Chips Ahoy cookies for my birthday, the sweet kid! I love those things!

I do wish I would have been up to cooking for them though. We just had pancakes and eggs for supper that Jared helped me make. It was a far cry from the pot roast I had promised, though. Oh well, there will be other times for pot roast, or something else equally nice that they'd like.


I hope that all of you are doing well! I really enjoy reading all of your blogs. I also visit all blogs of commenters and because of that my reading list keeps getting longer and longer! Thanks for that! ;-) I check over all of the blogs on my "Places to Go and People to See" everyday. I need to be better at leaving comments, though. I know that I love reading your comments on my blog, so I need to do likewise.

Well, I'm rambling, so have a great day and I'll be seeing you on your blogs next!


  1. Good to hear an update! I hope your back feels better soon.

  2. Thanks for stopping by God's Shining Stars! I appreciate the feedback on the blog. I need to spend more time writing for it, though. I spend a lot of time on my first blog- Creative and Curious Kids. Hope your back is feeling better.


  3. I know how you feel. Somehow the last few weeks of pregnancy always seem to fly by on me and there are too many appointments, too much to do, and things get dropped. It's good to sit down, take a breath, and catch back up again. Glad to see you blogging! By the way, I love that picture of you and Steve at the top!

  4. I love the scripture. It is good to know He is always with us!!

    Hope your back is feeling better today!!