Thursday, July 25, 2013

The Lord Loves a Fuddy Duddy

In today's world, going to the beach and seeing mostly naked women and men is normal. Because it is summer time alot of us want to take family vacations and get away from the heat. Alot of us like the idea of going to a swimming pool or the beach to cool off in the hot temperatures. Those of us who live a true Christian life abstain from certain articles of clothing that do not promote modesty, and going to the beach or a public pool that is littered with nakedness goes against every part of our beliefs of modesty. As mother's we desire to protect our children's eyes from seeing such wickedness, and going to public locations that display this openly are no longer good options.
Here is a little something that I found on a fellow blogger's page today ~
The Lord loves a fuddy-duddy. We do need to flee temptation, however uncool and over-sensitive our family and neighbors (and even fellow Christians) may think us. They may be less sensitive to nakedness, but that doesn’t mean you have to sear your conscience to make them feel good about it. In our hyper-sexualized culture, we are the weird ones for even bringing up the idea of modesty. We are probably going to be left out of these kinds of entertainments more often than not, even when other Christians don’t see the harm.
It’s OK to be left out of unwise doings. That might be a really hard lesson for a child or teenager to learn, but it’s an important one. There are, even within “Christian” circles, those who delight in dampening the morals of those around them.
Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil. Avoid it; do not go on it; turn away from it and pass on. For they cannot sleep unless they have done wrong; they are robbed of sleep unless they have made someone stumble.
–Proverbs 4:14-16
Back to me now.....Don't be ashamed to be a fuddy duddy! The Lord loves a fuddy duddy! Remember this when you start to feel left out of certain activities that family members or friends may be partaking in that you know the Lord is not pleased with. Be a fuddy duddy for Jesus! God bless you and I pray your weekend is pleasant~

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Just Do It

Do you ever have those moments when you think about a goal or task that you set for yourself, and wonder when you will actually accomplish it? Most of the time those goals or tasks sit on a dusty shelf in the far corners of your mind without ever a second thought. Can I share a little secret with you? Listen very carefully.........
Don't wait for the perfect time, it won't come. Don't wait until you feel good or full of energy to do it, energy will come once you begin. Don't just think about starting, jump in with both feet and simply do it. I am so so so so bad about setting a goal for myself, or getting myself excited about a certain project, and then life distracts me. It get's tossed in the box with all the other wonderful ideas. If you wait till tomorrow to do something it may never get done. Set your mind and self to do it and DO IT!!!!
If I may, here are a couple of my goals:
~ memorize more scriptures
~ go on a road trip with my family, somewhere we have never been
~ learn to play the ukele
~ climb a rock wall
When was the last time you made a goal? Can you even remember? Did you leave it on that dusty shelf? Pick it up, smooth out the wrinkles of time and DO IT~
You Stand In Your Way~

Friday, July 19, 2013

Busy Little Bees.....

I am so sorry for the long silence on here. We have been so incredibly busy with house repairs and such. We have finally put our home on the market. So far we have had one showing, which is pretty good for it having only been one week for sale. More to come very soon I am sure. This was our first home together as a family and with fond memories and a little sadness we will eventually say goodbye to it. Treasuring each day and moment spent here and soaking up the blessings of God. Wishing you all a very happy weekend!