Friday, December 25, 2015

Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! Thank you for reading my blog! I hope and pray all is well with your family!
Gordon and I just finished watching "War Room". What a fantastic movie! It shows what power we have in prayer and don't use prayer! I got the book Fervent by Priscilla Shirer which goes along with the movie. So, I have an idea for the new year and hope you will think about joining me. The movie and book talk about a strategy in prayer. So, let's just think about that for a moment. Strategy?? Yes! So, I'm calling upon a few ladies to join in with prayer time, praying for family, jobs, co-workers, finances, health, our government, our county, our pastors, etc.
First, write out your prayer, such as "help me at work with my co-workers, pray for their families, finances and health". Write out scripture that might go along with that, such as the Lord's prayer or 2 Chronicles 7:14, or John 3 :16. Writing down scripture helps you to remember it and breaks the power of the enemy! Just list the things you need to pray for and wait to see the power of prayer. It's amazing. I did this many years ago with a ladies group. I wrote them down and each week we added to the list or saw the hand of God move in a certain situation. God is calling me up again for war! The enemy has made some of my family compliance with their walk with God, so I think it's time! Come along for the ride and let's see the hand of God move! Just email me if your joining and once a week check in with me. Jan 1 is the kick off date! Get ready for battle and let God move! Blessings!!!

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Christmas Time

Well Christmas week is upon us and thank you Lord the craziness is almost over. I've been feeling that the true meaning of Christmas is getting lost in the busyness of the season. I used to be just crazy with making everything right, enough cookies to feed a lot of people, enough gifts for everyone, cards being sent out on the right date(whatever that was), the tree decorated differently every year and on the list went! I'm grateful Gordon put up with it and the kids are pretty normal, insert smiley face!
The last few years I hear God in a very clear voice saying make it simple, it's about relationships. Relationship with me(God), relationships with my family. I still believe in Santa and all things good. I believe that Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us, I still want peace on Earth and everyone in my little world to have a grounded relationship with the Creator of the World. As this year is coming to a close very fast, I pray and have faith that Jesus is still my Redeemer and the reason for this wonderful season! As Tiny Tim said so many years ago, "God bless us everyone!" Blessings!

Thursday, December 3, 2015

My Dad

Today is my Daddy's birthday, if he was still living he would be 111 yrs old. WOW!!!! If he hadn't gotten cancer, I think he would still be running circles around all of us, :). Dad was a really great Dad. He would do anything, I think, for his girls and he did! He wasn't the most romance man, but he love my Mom and we all knew it! He would get impatient with me, but showed tender care other times when I really needed it. He is missed today especially! He loved Jesus and so we, sisters and our families, have the hope of seeing him and Mother again! Isn't that wonderful! My grandchildren who have heard a lot of fun stories have this hope also! I pray that HOPE becomes very real to each of you, that living with Christ as the center of our hope is AMAZING!!! Happy Birthday Daddy in Heaven, where you are celebrating with Christ!! Blessings! First photo is of Sandy and me with Daddy. He's holding me! Cute! Second photo is of him and Mom on some sort of trip and the last one is fuzzy, but so Earl, wearing that stupid hat while shoveling! He loved that hat!!! :)

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Wednesday

The weather man was predicting bad weather for us and up to 8 inches of snow depending who one listened too, but we got maybe 2 inches of snow and slushy roads. My little car did excellent in the slush!
We had a wonderful time as a family on Saturday as we celebrated Thanksgiving here, missing only one person, Alex as he worked that day. Fun times here! Games were played, lots of food and some made ornaments.
Trying to decide whether to put up a large tree or smaller table top . Thinking about getting a white table top tree. Something different, should be fun! Blessing!!

Weekends

 So, Gordon and I love to listen to books on CD. We started one last week when we went into Minneapolis to see Grease. So this week we have ...