ANGORA4
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This is the day that the Lord has made, I will rejoice and be glad in it. . .




Handspun yarn from dyed wool, I dyed the primary colors, then blended them for this color study




This is an English Angora rabbit; cute, cuddly, and addictive!


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After seven years of caring for my mother in town, I'm back on the farm. A homeschool teacher starting the 10th year, my focus on other things has changed, especially after my sojourn in town. While I used to be a full time farmer before the move, now that I'm back I'm content to be a teacher, wife, mother, and small scale homesteader. Teaching is taking up much more of my time now, and I feel that's a worthwhile investment.

My goal for this year: move more, grow more healthy food, eat intentionally. And mostly, TAKE THE ADVENTURE! Happiness is a choice, success is a choice, not an event. It's not in circumstances, but in what you choose to do with them. Each day is a gift, live it to the fullest!


Member Since: 2/26/2008

Fitness Minutes: 12,622

My Goals:
1. For 2008, I've decided to quit complaining about what I can't do, and do what I can!

For 2009, I've decided to take action against those things that are holding me back. Those things I thought I couldn't do, by breaking them down into things I can choose to do.

2010: Life is an adventure, do what you can!

2011: JUST DO IT! This is the year to put together what I've learned, and see progress in the right direction!

2. Long term, I want to be able to hike the Appalachian Trail with my husband.


My Program:
1. Mentally: do things to stimulate the mind. Choose to do one "hard" thing each day, and get it done.

2. Physically:
water
walk more
watch what I eat

3. Spiritually: Christianity was never meant to be a religion, it is a relationship. My ultimate goal is to grow stronger and closer in the relationship with my Lord. To grow in love with Him who is Love.
new memory verse/week
complete reading
through Bible with son
re-learn Hebrew letters



Personal Information:
I love the woods, country living, herbs, fiber arts (spinning, quilts, etc.), hiking, camping, and nature in general.


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I heard one definition of success from William Feather, "Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go." Don't give up, even when the going seems slow. Little nuts don't become mighty oaks in a day, or a year, or a decade. But what they lack in speed, they make up for in persistence! So, we're not going to give up!




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  • v ANNIESADVENTURE
    Thank you for the Spark goodie. That was so thoughtful of you. I enjoy reading of your many adventures on the farm. Awhile ago when you were still taking care of your mom, you posted that your son and you made homemade crackers. I never thought about trying to make crackers. I found recipes here on Spark that I might try. You are always doing amazing things.
    883 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/25/2014 10:34:27 PM
  • v PHOENIXREBIRTH
    To be honest the healing has started. I used to have numbness and tingling in my legs from peripheral neuropathy and it's gone. Dr. Kickhaver adjusted me and voila it went away. I am very ecstatic about that. I told him today and he hit a home run with me in my book. emoticon
    884 days ago
  • v SHELTER-PETS
    Thanks for the gold star;-) I needed it today. Willpower!
    887 days ago
  • v CHANTENAY
    Thanks for your comments on my blog. It will keep me on the straight and narrow to know that someone else agrees and is doing the same thing. I think he has a point and I certainly have been going against what he suggests, with bad results. I might have a chance to turn things around.

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    897 days ago
  • v BAMAJAM2
    Just stopping by to tell you how much I appreciate the wisdom of your blogs! You help Spark folks realize the moments of life are to be treasured. Wishing you a golden day!
    909 days ago
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