Feb 01 2012

Take The First Step

You can get so stuck in a routine sometimes that all of a sudden your turning the page on your calendar like today, and you wonder where did the time go?  How did it get to be February?

But there was so much more I wanted to do…

As I turned my calendar on my fridge this morning, coffee in hand, I picked up this little devotional book called, Daily Word. 

It made me feel better at the start of a new month.  Yes there is more that you and I want to do, and yes we can do it because God is on our side. 

“It's been said that every journey begins with a single step. If there is a step you need to take in my life right now, maybe moving forward in your work, relationship, or spiritual life.  Just take that step now.  Your step may be opening your heart to new ideas and possibilities, looking at creative avenues of self-expression, or opening it up to God, and what a relationship with Jesus really means.  Life is a journey of small steps. Some require great courage and strength. Some only require the desire to move forward and experience something new. Take that step now with faith in God and confidence in yourself."

 “Look, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut.—Revelation 3:8

Time to walk through that open door.

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Feb 01 2012

Your Parenting Bucket List

Thank you so much for your ideas!  Here is the list so far of your ideas on how to make the most out of the years that our children our at home with us, and still think we're cool.  It goes fast, make the most out of it!  Feel free to continue to add your ideas in the comment section!

Drive Cross-Country In a Winnebago

Build a Dollhouse

Find the Book that makes them love reading

Visit all 50 states

Take them to see the mountains

Build a Sandcastle

Make mud pies

Have a water balloon fight

Be there for them when their heart gets broken

See them stand up for what is right

Take them all on a real family vacation

Make sure your children are ready for Heaven

Read the Bible to your kids

Really listen to what they say and their reactions to things going on around them.

Take them on a weekend getaway on their own without siblings.

Go on a mission trip

Take them to Vote

Get baptized together

Make them Green Eggs and Ham

Make them pink waffles on Valentine’s Day

Take them to Yellowstone

Go Fishing

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