Hold it Back

It’s not easy to do what you know you need to do.  Especially when you tend to have pretty strong opinions on just about everything.

I’ve been learning a lot about what it takes to be wise.  And it isn’t what the world will tell you.

God’s way takes you out of what you used to do and into a whole new way of thinking.

It’s not about suppressing your feelings.  It’s not about being a quiet woman.

It’s about knowing when and where to speak, and looking to the Lord before you let it flow.

Productive Day

Today was a very productive day.  When we bought our house, we opted to not have the landscaping done by the builder.  That choice resulted in a large reduction in asking price.  Our thought process was that we could just do it ourselves.  Of course, once we moved in all we could think was that we had bitten off way more than we could chew.

Thankfully, we have people nearby to give us advice and offer suggestions.  Listening to what everyone said gave us hope in our abilities.

We decided that we would just tackle the landscaping in sections.  Our first section was a small portion of the front yard.

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