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Making Blogging More Personal Again

I was reading on one of the blogs I read and she said that blogging has gotten really impersonal over the years and she wanted to bring it back to its roots.  She will be starting a new monthly feature where she will share what she is reading, watching on tv, what the kids are doing and just life as it happens.  This reminded me of why I began blogging.  I want to get back to this more personal side of blogging too. 

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     Starting in December I will be doing at least one or more of these posts of just life in general.  It will be what happens at the Loves's from the front porch looking in. I hope you will join me for these and other posts as we get ready to go into a new year of life.  Feel free to comment and share what is going on in your world too. 
     I am excited to take my blog back and enjoy my time with it and hope that some of you will join me on this journey of life.

God bless,
Pat




Recent posts

Drinking From The Saucer!

Sometimes it is just a matter of perspective.  Sometimes we need to stop complaining about what we don't have to see the blessings of what we do have.  Just something I have been thinking on and sharing with ya'll today. God has blessed me so much more than I could ever deserve!

Drinking From The Saucer by John Paul Moore I've never made a fortune,
And I'll never make one now
But it really doesn't matter
'Cause I'm happy anyhow

As I go along my journey
I'm reaping better than I've sowed
I'm drinking from the saucer
'Cause my cup has overflowed

I don't have a lot of riches,
And sometimes the going's tough
But with kin and friends to love me
I think I'm rich enough

I thank God for the blessings
That His mercy has bestowed
I'm drinking from the saucer
'Cause my cup has overflowed

He gives me strength and courage
When the way grows steep and rough
I'll not ask for other blessings for
I'm already blessed enough

May we never be too bu…

5 Things About Me-If I SLOW DOWN To Notice!

Sometimes we get so busy in life and we rush from one thing to another.  We go from one place to the next, one task and on to the next.  We mark off out to do list.  But do we even notice, pay attention, learn or care?  Or do we just do it to mark it off?
     I am trying to learn to slow down and notice? SO sharing 5 things about me if I slow down.
     One, I see a grand trying so hard to do anything to get my attention. I am so busy. Will they get it in the right or wrong, but they will get it. Two, I rushed through my bible reading this morning.  I had my quiet time but was it quiet, did I even slow down to know what I read? Three, I rush from laundry to the dishes to school but did I think to thank the Lord for clothes to wash or food to eat or grands I get to teach? Four, I miss my daughter but when she calls, I rush her off the phone cause I got to get something done.  Five, I sent my son a text saying I prayed for him, but how long did I pray, was I specific, was it a qu…

Leave Sparkle Everywhere You Go!

Just sharing to encourage someone!




November Simple Woman's Daybook

For Today
Looking out my window... it is sunny and cool but this is my favorite time of year and one thing I love is the changing colors of the leaves
I am thinking... of how blessed I am in my life to have friends who care enough to support me but tell me when I am wrong too
I am thankful... for my husband,we have been married for over 31 years
One of my favorite things...is anything with this word on it

I am wearing... work out pants and a tshirt
I am creating... some gifts for Christmas
I am watching... Hallmark Christmas movies every night


I am reading...still reading these books though my son bought me a couple of new ones I will share next time I am listening to... Joey and Rory, especially sad since the unexpected death of my cousin last week When I'm Gone
In the garden... it has been put to bed and not really sure if we will be having one next year, we may let the soil rest and try again the next year
I am hoping...to get more organized before the new year comes
I am learning... about …

Always Be Thankful!

Heart Gifts, Can You Share One Today?

     Have you ever heard of heart gifts? Heart gifts are gifts that would cost nothing or next to nothing. The only thing is that the gift has to be thoughtful and from your heart! 
     Think about what your talents are and how you can bless others with them. Can you sew, can you cook? Use the talents God has given you. For example, are you cooking supper right now, could you add just a little extra and make a plate for your elderly neighbor down the street? What about the young woman with 3 kids and a constant run to games etc for them? What would it mean to her to have you bring a simple crock pot dinner and dessert to her door? Maybe you have flowers in your yard-pick some and take them to the lady who just lost her husband or someone who has been sick.  Pick up a drink from Sonic for you and the friend who has been seeming down, stop by for a quick visit and give her the drink and you both will be a little happier thanks to happy hour.  Send a card to someone you have been missing…