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One Word for the Year (Check up on my word for 2015)

Several of my friends every year choose "one word" for their year.  Most people make all kinds of resolutions which barely make it past January but the movement behind one word is that you choose one word instead. One word is something you can focus on but yet it moves and flows with you through the year. 




Unlike resolutions or even goals which are easily broken, this is one word that I will keep coming back to as the mission or theme for the whole year. 
     I decided to give it a try and the word I kept coming back to was REST.  Well, I am not sure what I expected but rest has not come easily this year.  It has been one battle after another and rest seemed far away.  I have to admit I chose the word on my own.  I did not pray or seek what God would have me to choose.
     At the end of September through a sequence of events my Pastor and I decided I needed to take a Sabbatical or a rest for the month of October.  I was not totally happy but followed his leading and after pra…

Hoodwinked-The book for ALL Moms and is available starting today!

I was honored to be on the launch team for ths book.  I got the chance to get an advance copy and to read it before it was available to buy.  I wasn't sure this book was for me because I am the Mom of grown children but boy was I wrong.  This book is for all Moms.

     Today this book is now available for sale and you can buy it here.......
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0310343437/ref=nav_timeline_asin?ie=UTF8&psc=1      "In their encouraging “we’ve been there” style, Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk enable mothers to: Identify the ten myths of motherhood our current culture perpetuatesReplace the lies with the truth of what God says in the Bible about motheringAcquire practical tools to help them form new and improved thought patterns and healthy behaviorsForge healthy, supportive relationships with other moms of all ages and stagesConfidently embrace the calling of motherhood as they care for their families in their own unique way"     Sometimes even today when I see m…

Simple Woman's Daybook November 2nd

For today...Monday November 2nd

Outside my window...it is already dark at 5:47pm but yet this is my favorite time of year, it is cool and misty, it is cool and quiet and just seems so peaceful

I am thinking...about some homemade Christmas gifts I am making this year

I am thankful...for my husband who works a full time job and does odd jobs so I can stay home
I am wearing...fuzzy pajama pants and a tshirt

I am drinking...honey sweet hot tea in a fall mug from a friend

I am going...to finish up blessing my house so I can have some time to read my new book later tonight

I am wondering...why people want so much more than they are willing to give

I am reading... I love any Amish books and really anything Amish.  This is the 3rd in this book series.  If you like Amish books, I reccommend this series.

I am learning...that you cannot help  someone who does not want to be helped
In my kitchen...banana nut muffins and blueberry muffins for tea time later for me and hubby

I am creating...a baby shower gift …