Tuesday, January 11, 2011

a simple woman's daybook for January

Outside my window...well...I can't really see out that sliding glass door very well- baby prints on the inside and cat prints on the outside
I am thinking... that Monk is a pretty good show
I am thankful for...my husband who took out the trash and smashed some cardboard before leaving for work
I am wearing...a grey sweater
I am remembering...that I am dreaming that I want to start again to learn how to knit well
I am going...to start girl cousin skirts as Easter gifts- I am loving this pattern
I am listening...to 19-month old baby talk
I am currently reading...Introduction to a Devout Life (for the first time since I have been married!)
I am hoping... that Big Baby Girl will sleep through the night tonight- it has been a little rough lately
On my mind...my husband did his first training ride-along with the police department he is a volunteer chaplain for- the married priest with four kids is making time to minister to the police after them asking for 18 years for a priest chaplain. Lord- keep him safe!
Noticing that...politicians and media want to blame evil on the opposite party when something awful happens
Pondering these words... “It is most laudible in a married woman to be devout, but she must never forget that she is a housewife and sometimes must leave God at the altar to find him in housekeeping” St. Frances of Rome
In the kitchen... vegetable bean soup is cooking- I'm going to throw in a little bacon because it isn't a fasting time
Around the house... big girls are doing math (percentages-decimals-fractions), Boy is playing with vintage Little People, Big Baby Girl is talking on my cell phone, I am finishing this post
One of my favorite things ... hot cocoa and toast
From my picture journal...She is now a big girl of almost three-and-a-half, but we still celebrate the birth of my brother's first daughter who was a long time coming. Isn't she so sweet?
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5 comments:

  1. Wow, that baby is precious! Prayers are heading up for your husband!

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  2. Sounds like you have everything covered. Happy you're reading the Devout Life. The NEW one. You are worth it. I need some help on doing blog things and I need some cocoa and toast too.

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  3. i'm a lutheran pastor's wife so i think i'll be bookmarking your site to read. (we clergy wives have to stick together!)

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  4. Thanks for your comment on my blog :)

    I love the quote you shared. I think I might have to post in my blog as well. Thanks. I hope you have a blessed day.

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