Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Books that I Love

Here are some books that have helped me grow in my faith.

Raising Maidens of Virtue-5 stars
by Megan McDonald

So Much More-5 stars
by Elizabeth and Anna Sophia Botkin

How To Be A Lady-4 stars
by Harvey Newcomb

Elsie Dinsmore Series-4 stars
by Martha Finley


Feel free to comment on any books that you would like to share. :)

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Proverbs 14:1















Proverbs 14:1


Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.

10 reasons I'm glad to be a woman














1. I get to stay home and be a homemaker.
2. I get to be a help meet.
3. I can wear dresses and skirts.
4. I get doors held for me.
5. I can sew on my own accord for pleasure when I'm home all day.
6. I get to baby sit the whole day when I am a Mother.
7. I can be in charge of the cleaning, organizing and cooking at home.
8. I get to style my hair in a lot a styles.
9. I can play sports like a girl with out feeling wimpy.
10. I don't have to go to war.

Why are you glad to be a woman? :)

Monday, August 24, 2009

Proverbs 22: 6

Proverbs 22: 6

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

With this verse I think about how I will train my children when I am married, if we are trying to guide our children on the narrow and godly path we need to be near them every step of the way. If they are away from home for most of the day, how can we lead our child to salvation? Public schools and even private don't have one on one time with their students and public schools definitely do not have a christian based education. If we want to help our Children find Jesus than we must be with them and help them grow to know him, and better understand our purpose on earth.Only through God can our children come to Christ, but we must show them Jesus even if they do not come to Jesus . If they do not have a christian example from their parents, it is much harder for them to have faith and accept Christ. This post is to show that if we want our children to follow in Christ's footsteps we must work at training them the right way and making the right choices for their future.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Scripture For Sunday

Psalm 49: 6-7
They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches; None of them can by any means redeem their brothers, nor give to God a ransom for him:

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Proverbs 17:22

Proverbs 17 : 22
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

What do you think this verse means? When I look at it. It makes me think about how our attitude is very important especially when something is going wrong. If you are in the middle of a project and you are interrupted you might feel annoyed and bothered but if you face it with a cheerful attitude than things will go a lot more smoothly. This verse also seems to say that your attitude can change the attitude of everyone around you. If your attitude is cheerless and annoyed than everyone will join in with the mood and the whole group will be a mess. But if you add cheerful and encouraging words than every one will feel better.

What is your perception of this verse?

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

John is home

John is home! He was released from the hospital at around 2:00 today. John had a great night and his cough is healed enough so that he is back home. It looks like he is on the right road to healing completely. Praise Jesus! Thank you all for your prayers. Please keep praying that there will be no more complications, such as pneumonia and other sicknesses. Thank you for your sympathy and support.

Following Your Heart 2

My sister saw an ad in a magazine for birth control that read "You know in your heart when things are right.When your family is complete, choose Essure."

This statement is one example that tells you that you can make your own decisions just by knowing in your heart when some thing is right. But as scripture says:

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it.
Jeremiah 17:9

If we are striving for a life that pleases God than this ad surely contradicts his word. We need to live our whole life up to God. If God gives us 30 children we should praise his name and ask him for guidance.

Psalm 127: 3-5
Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man ; so are children of the youth.
Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

The devil is lurking closely behind us at every turn, we must look for signs of deception.
We must ask God for his wisdom when we make decisions and by also looking at scripture.

Proverbs 16: 9
A man's heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.

I would love to hear your thoughts on this subject feel free to share your opinion.

Update on John

Thanks everyone for the prayers! John seems to be getting better little by little. His coughing fits are getting shorter. He has not had a coughing fit that has stopped him from breathing, since Saturday. My mother was getting stressed out yesterday. But my Father and I stayed with her for the whole day today. She feels better now that she's had company. We'll go back tomorrow in the evening. She has to stay with John all the time, so it can get tedious. Especially since she is John's food source. : ) Praise God for the improvement.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

John














How can you not love that cuteness? :)


My brother John who was said to have bronchitis is in the hospital. My mom called the nurse hot line yesterday because John has been having bad coughing fits. He has been having a hard time breathing with some of his coughing fits. He turned blue more than once in the past couple days. We found out that he has whooping cough, and we will be getting the results to confirm that around Tuesday. Thank the Lord we got him to the hospital in time. A lot of times whooping cough gets mixed up with bronchitis, mostly because it doesn’t sound like a whoop in infants. If some baby’s are not treated soon enough, they can die. My mom has been staying with John in the hospital. And our aunt stayed with us yesterday and today.Whooping cough usually lasts a whole three months.But probably at least two weeks. The hospital is probably the best place for John. Please pray for John's recovery, for my parents they have been stressed out and worried about John. It's hard when your child is sick. Thank you!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Abby's Blog

My sister has a blog too. It is called His sparrow. It is on my list of blogs. So check it out! :)

Following Your Heart

The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately sick; who can understand it?
Jeremiah 17:9

In the world, over and over again we are told to follow our hearts. But isn't following your heart just another way of doing what you desire? Does it mean that if you feel like lying that you should? Or maybe stealing something because your heart told you to? Is that the right way of thinking? Should we really be letting our hearts lead us into its own ways? If we our trying to let God lead us then the best way is his way. So instead of following our own wicked hearts, God says that we should follow him. Through him comes all great power, no human can ever replace his favor and approval. In this we must strive for his pleasure and all abiding rule.

As for God, his way is perfect.
2 Samuel 22:31


This is a post I put on the family blog once already. But I wanted to share it again.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Modesty 2

Here are three main points about modesty that I think about when trying to find clothing.

1. Covering
I think about firstly covering up what needs to be covered up. I find it helpful to have a goal as to what kind of limit I am looking for. Do I want to show my thighs? How short is to short when it comes to shorts? Do I want to go to the super boundary of my chest or keep my shirts a couple inches higher closer to my neck. Those are things you need to think through and really decide what God would be pleased with.

2. Tightness

I think about how much my clothing shows my form or shape. I try to find loose clothing that is not see through or too revealing to my shape.

3 Femininity

I try to pick out feminine clothing such as pretty decor, shirts. Being feminine is a way to truly show the world that we are proud that God made us women. And that is one difference about men and women.


Deuteronomy 22:5
The woman shall not wear that of a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God.

This verse is very clear about what the Lord thinks about clothing for each gender. Men and Woman are different and that's how God designed. We should be proud of our gender. And not try and be the opposite.


1 Timothy 2:9
In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety;

This doesn't say what modest apparel is defined by. God leaves that up to us. That is a big responsibility. No man should have to be turn there eyes from what we are wearing. We should definitely be considerate to our brothers in Christ.


1 Peter 3:3-4 - "Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight."

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Modesty

Modesty is one thing that is important to me. Peoples opinions of modesty are definitely different from one another.The bible gives some guidance on Modesty. I will show you three main points of Modesty, that I have found to help me dress more appropriately. But before I tell what I have found I would like your thoughts on the subject. What do you call modest? What are your standards? I will address my ideas on modesty tomorrow. So keep on the look out for more on this subject. :)

Monday, August 10, 2009

My Family

I have five siblings. Two sisters thirteen and eleven, three brothers twin two years and a three month old. They are all great blessings. They have taught me patience, (a specially my three brothers.) self control, how to take care of little ones, How to communicate and much more.:) My grandma and grandpa moved in about five years ago.Which was a great example to me when I have my own home. But unfortunately my grandpa passed away about two years ago.Our Grandma is still living with us. She is a big help. Doing Landry, dishes and other tasks. My Parents are better Parents then I could have ever have asked for. I have been home schooled by my mother and been trained in the way of the Lord by both my Father and Mother for my whole life.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

The Purpose of my blog

To be able to have a blog my parents said that I needed to write a 200 word paper on the purpose of My blog. What a blessing to have parents that care about my life and how I spend it. This assignment really helped me understand why I wanted a blog. Here is what I wrote:

The Purpose of my Blog

Having a blog would give me writing and typing skills which would help me later in life. It would help me articulate my thoughts and show readers what I believe and think. You can update family and friends what activities you have been doing through a blog. A blog will let people learn about my life, mission and goals. It would show events and history that we will be able to look back on. My blog would represent Jesus and would encourage other girls and young women to set their faith to a higher standard instead of being like any other girl. One goal would be to make thought provoking posts that would help my readers think and I would encourage them to share their opinion. If I did have a blog like the one I have described, it would grow my walk with God stronger. I would write about topics that can teach virtues, some about products and books that I have used or read that have improved my relationship with God or that have given me knowledge of God’s plan for my life as I strive to be a servant of God. Some posts would be of my life, of things I have done and places I’ve been.