I have lived in this house since I was pregnant with my son, who will be 30 this summer. It was my Dad's and he was still living here, along with my step-brother, when my husband and little girl and I moved in. We rented, with the option to buy.... Read more
I won't deny I had quite a workout, climbing the ladder, washing and painting the walls...My arms and shoulders tell me I challenged them. But my knees and hips did not appreciate all the standing I put them through. So today, to do them a favor... Read more
My daughter Abi (AKA Glitterfairy, previously Raptormelon) and I have been at these walls since after breakfast. Actually, I started washing them last night during commercial breaks while watching Knight and Day, a fun action comedy. I was up ti... Read more
One of my favorite forms of cardio is my stationary bike. I can get a good workout without the stress of my weight on my knees and hip. And the low impact enables me to keep those joints mobile. When I went to the orthopedic doctor for the knee ... Read more
This song came to mind in the midst of everything.
I've made some pretty serious mistakes in my time.
But that's why I needed Christ - why I STLL need Him. Because (surprise surprise... Read more
A Ggroup called LMFAO made a very popular and funny video, "I'm Sexyand I Know It"
which has had a number of equally funny parodies, from Elmo of Sesame Street
www.youtube... Read more
Levi has some nieces and nephews with whom I converse occasionally on Facebook, two nieces especially, in Pucallpa. It was harder to break up with Levi because I'd come to know and love so many family members, not the least these two. Well, yest... Read more
I am so glad that God is in control, and that He works all things together for my good - because I DO love Him, and I AM called according to His purpose.
He uses our errors and our weaknesses too.
I had a good time in Pucallpa last yea... Read more
Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and turn away from evil. (Prov. 3:5-7, NAS... Read more
But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.(Isaiah 40:31)
If you're living, you're going to be waiting.
I spe... Read more
I try to keep my sodium levels in check, and stay in my calorie range to get my weight down...I try to be a good steward of this temporal temple...
I know Levi that is going through some pretty hefty trials and am not able to lend any help exc... Read more
When I was growing up, we didn't worry about UV rays. I had my share of sunburns - not too many, as I think I learned well from the first serious one. Unlike my sisters, I never really tried to tan anyway - just didn't like to lie around doing N... Read more
In my "sparking" I have read many an interesting article. One mentioned the importance of moving around - that even if a person does the recommended amount of cardio in a day, if he/she spent the rest of the day just sitting around, they still r... Read more
The following testimony is very personal. I just finished - for the second time - the Setting Captives Free (settingcaptivesfree.com) course on Purity. I am sharing it here because I know that "no temptation has overtaken you but such as is comm... Read more
The subject of what we would do in the event of a sudden influx of money has entered my conversations lately. I had to face this kind of decision when my first husband passed away, and I had the insurance money. Well, we had a large credit d... Read more