April 16, 2008 at 2:35 pm 3 comments

Last night, the kids amazed me with their zeal and joy in wanting to help do something new “to the house”.  At the same time, it was hard on them…they have learned what it means to be content.  They cried and got very emotional at times at the new goings-on.  They tried to get me to compromise and leave “at least one wallpaper!!!!”  If only it weren’s four years overdo!  Not moving on the wallpaper.

Goldilocks took a sheet of the wallpaper, cut out a square and wrote, “In Loving Memory of My Favorite Wallpaper”. 

We got the border down in the great room and the paper out of the foyer.  I finished the backing that was left today.  The mud room will be hard, but I needed a break and to get caught up on study for a class for a while, and just relax some today.

I’ve apparently developed some asthma for the first time in my life, and I’m not quite sure how to manage it yet.  I think it’s just related to my last cold and the season, but it’s given me such a heart for you who deal with it often.  Icky-poo.

I’m not nuts about this dark theme and had inspirational thoughts of dealing with it, but those may or may not work out…we’ll have to see about that!  I’m in a mood to find something different…we’ll see how my time goes!  I’m also needing to work in the yard, and tons of field trips are coming up with the kids.

Back to Bible Study.  This Crown Financial training material is awesome for the church studies coming up on finance!  Inspiring me in a lot of areas of stewardship and life not even related to finances at the moment


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  • 1. awomansdevotion  |  April 16, 2008 at 3:35 pm

    It was amazing how thrilled they were about helping.

    We did the Crown financial study about a year or so ago. Are you doing the children’s study that goes along with it? My oldest really enjoyed it and learned about stewardship. I think I still have a copy of the leader guide for children if you would like to look at it.

  • 2. Stacey  |  April 16, 2008 at 3:48 pm

    Please remember how harsh the fumes and smells can be if you are using wallpaper stripper! Not the best for someone with sensitive lungs!

    Praying this passes as quickly as it came on!

  • 3. gchyayles  |  April 16, 2008 at 4:23 pm

    awwww bless Goldilock’s heart–that is too cute!!!!

    Praying for ‘the’ [not going to call it yours because we’re not claiming all that :)] asthma. Binding up the enemy in the name of Jesus who creates roadblocks to get us off track but to God be all the glory for His healing stripes that help us get back on track. Love and blessings!

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