Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Growing And Training In Homemaking...

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Do Little Girls Still Dream Of Being A Homemaker When They Grow Up

My darling little granddaughter just got this for her new house!
She will play with this all day long;
Making meals and having many tea parties!

I am asking myself and you my readers;
Are we still nurturing the love of Homemaking?

Do little girls enjoy the idea of playing house?

Do we talk about how wonderful it is to be able to keep a house up;
And to make a HOME...

I have heard so many women say how much they hate doing housework!

But I do feel that we can foster a truth, that having a home to love,
And care for as being a gift and brings great satisfaction.

Are they learning to have a love for cooking and creating?

Will we lose a generation to the frozen section?
Are they learning to bake from scratch?

When I received this sweet photo of this darling pink kitchen;
My thoughts were this, would we all be more inspired to cook and do laundry,
If we had something as darling as this?

Well, I think not!
Because we must want to fill our hearts and homes with the
The very things that keep our homes running smoothly.
And having our clothing clean and respectable.

Preparing a meal made with love!
Washing dishes with a thankful heart;
Firstly, for the people we have been entrusted to nourish.
And be thankful for the provisions given us.

I am saddened over the lack of the desire to be homemakers.

Even those that work full time can have lovely homes;
Because it is about attitude and heart...
Peace and Love
Will make a meal tasteful,
And make every room shine!

Work with whatever you have been given!
Grow in being the best homemaker you can be!

Encourage yourself...
~Clean and Shine and Fold and Cook with Love~

So Thankful for Those That Love HOME...

From A Grateful Home Maker,
Hugs, Roxy

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Learn How To Do Something Each Day That Makes Tomorrow Special...

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Keeping Your Eyes On The Prize

We all know that to be able to enjoy the fruits of one's labor,
We must persevere and to keep watering and tending the soil.

The peaches this year have been so very delicious!
They are sweet and juicy and down right mouth watering!
To eat one without a napkin in hand is unheard of!

One of my grandsons called them fuzzy apples, (smiles)

It is always a great joy to have a harvest of something good and satisfying.

Are you learning to enjoy?

To close our eyes and enjoy the little things...

We are encouraged to be a sweet smelling aroma!
Stinky rotten fruit, covered with fruit flies is so unappetizing,

that is why we need to enjoy each thing as they come mature and ripe.
Even knowing when it is time to harvest and put back.
Freezing and canning;
so you can enjoy the bounty in the season of lack.

Even just a few small pints or freezer bags can be enjoyed of
the delicious fruits of summer.

I have noticed a bit of fall in the air!
It reminded me that everything marches on...

But the true point of this letter today is this:

Keep your eyes on the prize, do not allow the hustle and roar
Of this world rob you of the sweetness of this day.

Keep calm and carry on!

Do something each day that makes tomorrow special!

Life is but a peach, when you take time to pick it when it's time!
For Everything Has A Season...

Blessings, Roxy

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Being A LightHouse Or A Sloth...

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The Light House

There is just something about a visual that makes me inspires.
I think that is why we never grow tired of watching a baby sleep;
Or see the sun setting...

I look at this house that is right next to the light house;
And I can't help but imagine who lives and makes this place their home.

Are they happy?
Do they appreciate the beautiful view that surrounds them?
Do they give thanks to the Heavenly Father for His provisions?

Every Person has a job to do in every family!
Being mindful and working to keep them all running smooth.
As they say" all hands on deck"

When we are young we never stop to think that all the
Children will one day grow up and leave home.

And when they leave will they be able to run their own home;
one day? Will they be equipped to do all the things that are required?

Being a good parent is a bit like the lighthouse!
You help them to do what they were created to do!
Be the LIGHT

And you teach them to learn to see the dangers lurking below the waters.

When we become lazy and are not diligent in any arena;
We will see the lack!
The house is falling apart, the garden is overgrown!

The children do not know how to take care of their portion!

As a parent, we are to help our children to learn to control and maintain!
We must all learn to control and maintain!!!
Our emotions, and our desires.

But we must also all learn to be diligent;
Hard Working
Completing each task at hand

I remember teaching my children about the "Sloth"
They never wanted to be so slow in anything that they would
Grow moss upon their backs (smiles)
~It was a good word picture for all of us~

Forest said= stupid is as stupid does
Let's not be stupid!
Work while it is yet day!
~All Work Brings Profit~

Do you want you or your children to be the Light House?
Or the Sloth...

But it is our job to help them become all they can become!

The Word Commands us to:
Train our children!
May we also desire to help teach our Grandchildren!

Yet, even in our old age, we need to continue to do what is right;
Within our own homes!!

~May You always look at what you need to do and take joy in it all~

Hugs, Roxy
As always, every day is the journey of Living From Glory To Glory

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

May I Not Be Distracted And Stay The Course...

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May I not be distracted...

I believe if we will but stop for a moment, we would be able to hear!
We would be able to hear the birds singing, the wind blowing.
Your heart beating!

If we do not take the time to rest and to reevaluate our days;
We can become a part of the rushing, pulsating worldly ways.

I can see so many drivers looking at their phone's and looking down.
We are more distracted than ever!

You must ask yourself daily;
"What is my purpose"

And it truly is right there!!

Being mindful of your daily tasks, really being sensitive to others.

Helping your husband with what he is doing.
Sometimes it's just making a phone call for him!
Making sure you have something for him to eat!
Getting his laundry done!

Are you complaining?

Why do we make things seem harder than they are?
Because we are always taking on more than we need to!
Take and do small portions of tasks in your home;
This way they will not become overwhelming.

Ladies, put down your smart phone or turn off your computer!
Stop spending so much time connecting to a world that is not
meant to be your care!

Have you noticed;
They don't call or write you!!

But each day you are given a small sphere of influence!
Be wise and use it!!

Set your hand to things that make your life and relationships;
Healthy and Beautiful...

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I love having a space to sew, paint and to create!
When a women loses herself to a world that does not care.
She will no longer cook, create, and clean her home.

Our time and energy must be well used and managed!

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All things work together for the good to those who love God,
To those who are called according to His purpose.
Romans 8:28

Notice here it says; Those that love God...
Those that love God make the best of all he does.

God always has a purposeful plan for us!
Life does not always look ideal to us;
But take heart!
She stretches out her hands to the distaff, And her hand holds the spindle.
Proverbs 31: 19

A Woman's Work Can Be A Pleasure If Viewed As A Blessing

Hope You All Enjoy Whatever Season You Are In...

Blessings, Roxy

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Just a Closer Walk With Thee...

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Just A Closer Walk With Thee

I am weak, but Thou art strong,
Jesus, keep me from all wrong,
I’ll be satisfied as long
As I walk, let me walk close to Thee.

Just a closer walk with Thee,
Grant it, Jesus, is my plea,
Daily walking close to Thee,
Let it be, dear Lord, let it be.

Through this world of toil and snares,
If I falter, Lord, who cares?
Who with me my burden shares?
None but Thee, dear Lord, none but Thee.

When my feeble life is o’er,
Time for me will be no more,
Guide me gently, safely o’er
To Thy kingdom's shore, to Thy shore.

Author Unknown

This is my song of my heart...
Walking close to Him is my plea

This world is filled with toil and troubles;
Christ is the only one we can share our burdens with;
And it is He alone that can give us overcoming strength and direction.

When my feeble life is over, life is but a vapor
No need to be afraid;
If He is your Lord and Savior;
He will gently guide you to His kingdom Shore!

2 Corinthians 5:7
James 4:8

"Just A Closer Walk With Thee
Living From Glory To Glory"

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Learn How To Leave A Little Sparkle Wherever You Go...

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~Leaving A Little Bit Of Sparkle Wherever You Go~

When you stop and think for just a moment of the impact you are making;

Life can be so daunting, yet if I can only learn to just let it flow!
Sometimes we can over think a matter to death, and leave ourselves,
overworked and a wee bit discouraged.

So may I suggest learning to allow the Holy Spirit a bit more control!
Look for His Grace and stop trying to control everyone and every situation!

Everything needs to not be written in stone and on a list!

Why we do some things in our everyday is because it stops
our homes and lives from falling apart.
We need certain structures and daily to do list!

But what I am talking about is really living here and there!
Just going through the motions will leave you high and dry and bored!

We are told we are but a vapor and yet we can see that our
very lives can and will leave a huge impact!

John 12:24

"Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies,
it remains by itself alone; But if it dies, it bears much fruit.

Do not believe that old lie of the enemy;
You are not making an impact or a difference!!

Let me encourage you today and tell you this...
Every word or thought or lifting up a quick prayer or a kind word is a seed! 

You do not have to be a preacher or teacher to spread life and truth!

Everyone needs a bit of SPARKLE...

Shine on!!
Sparkle and make someones day!!
It's not all about you, but we have a choice every day to make 
someones day.

Be someones Sparkle today!

Love & Hugs,

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Why Having A Fullbreed Toy Poodle Was So Worth It... Natasha Our Pretty Girl...

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 A Red Toy Poodle

She was born on Christmas Eve 2017

My Hubby named her Natasha!
The name has a few meanings, but he named her without knowing
any of the meanings. He said I know her name!
It will be Natasha...
One meaning is the birthday of Christ
Very Russian name
Very pretty name
We call her Tashi, Tasha, Sweet Girl, Pretty Girl,
The boys call her the Tasha Terminator (smiles)

Hubby really enjoys her company also!
He calls her Baby!

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Her first photo at 5 weeks, the breeder sent us this one!
I remember first meeting her and she licked my chin!
We prayed for a long time before we even looked for an indoor small breed dog!
One of the things this breeder told me was I do not raise yappers
"Not Rappers"
I thought well how does she do that??
Well, for what it is worth, our little Tasha is not a barker,
But she does bark when there is a weird noise or someone walks in the house!
But we quickly tell her to hush, and I kid you not she does!

I personally do not care for the face to be shaven, but she was groomed before,
we picked her up!

Here she is getting fluffier everyday!
she is so soft, and very smart.
She can sit
She speaks
She lies down
She is very well behaved when being brush and bathed.
A very sweet little companion for me now days!

Here is Hank playing with her, he is so gentle with her!
Now remember we do not call Hank the Tank for nothing;
He is huge...

Here she is now, almost 6 months old...

Just thought I would share this darling little girl with you all!
I think she was the perfect fit for my lifestyle!

They say dogs are mans best friend; now why do you think thats
a saying that has stuck around.

Well, just wanted to say hi and share my new best buddy!

Always, Roxy

Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Marines Motto, Why Are So Many People Mean To The Elderly ...

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The old man was looking at the engine. I put my groceries away in my car, and continued to watch the old gentleman from about twenty five feet away.

I saw a young man in his early twenties with a grocery bag in his arm walking towards the old man. The old gentleman saw him coming too, and took a few steps towards him.

I saw the old gentleman point to his open hood and say something. The young man put his grocery bag into what looked like a brand new Cadillac Escalade. He then turned back to the old man. I heard him yell at the old gentleman saying:

'You shouldn't even be allowed to drive a car at your age.' And then with a wave of his hand, he got in his car and peeled rubber out of the parking lot.

I saw the old gentleman pull out his handkerchief, and mop his brow as he went back to his car and again looked at the engine.

He then went to his wife and spoke with her; he appeared to tell her it would be okay. I had seen enough, and I approached the old man. He saw me coming and stood straight, and as I got near him I said, 'Looks like you're having a problem.'

He smiled sheepishly, and quietly nodded his head. I looked under the hood myself, and knew that whatever the problem was, it was beyond me. Looking around, I saw a gas station up the road, and I told the old man that I would be right back. I drove to the station and went inside. I saw three attendants working on cars. I approached one of them, and related the problem the old man had with his car. I offered to pay them if they could follow me back down and help him.

The old man had pushed the heavy car under the shade of a tree and appeared to be comforting his wife. When he saw us he straightened up and thanked me for my help. As the mechanics diagnosed the problem (overheated engine), I spoke with the old gentleman.

When I shook hands with him earlier, he had noticed my Marine Corps ring and had commented about it, telling me that he had been a Marine too. I nodded and asked the usual question, 'What outfit did you serve with?'

He had mentioned that he served with the first Marine Division at Tarawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima and Guadalcanal.

He had hit all the big ones and retired from the Corps after the war was over. As we talked we heard the car engine come on and saw the mechanics lower the hood. They came over to us as the old man reached for his wallet, but was stopped by me. I told him I would just put the bill on my AAA card.

He still reached for the wallet and handed me a card that I assumed had his name and address on it and I stuck it in my pocket. We all shook hands all around again, and I said my goodbye's to his wife.

I then told the two mechanics that I would follow them back up to the station. Once at the station, I told them that they had interrupted their own jobs to come along with me and help the old man. I said I wanted to pay for the help, but they refused to charge me

One of them pulled out a card from his pocket, looking exactly like the card the old man had given to me. Both of the men told me then that they were Marine Corps Reserves. Once again we shook hands all around and as I was leaving, one of them told me I should look at the card the old man had given to me. I said I would and drove off.

For some reason I had gone about two blocks, when I pulled over and took the card out of my pocket and looked at it for a long, long time. The name of the old gentleman was on the card in golden leaf and under his name was written: 'Congressional Medal of Honor Society.'

I sat there motionless, looking at the card and reading it over and over. I looked up from the card and smiled to no one but myself and marveled that on this day, four Marines had all come together because one of us needed help. He was an old man all right, but it felt good to have stood next to greatness and courage, and an honor to have been in his presence. Remember, OLD men like him gave you FREEDOM for America. Thanks to those who served and still serve, and to all of those who supported them, and who continue to support them.

America is not at war. The U.S. Military is at war. America is at the Mall. If you don't stand behind our troops, PLEASE feel free to stand in front of them!

Remember, Freedom isn't Free. Thousands have paid the price, so that you can enjoy what you have today.

Please Pray...

This prayer is so powerful. Share this, if you will.
My brother was a marine and when I was sent, this sweet story I cried!
Why are so many people mean and impatient with older folks?
We must be kind!!
If you could only see the trials and hardship, others have gone through!

Living from Glory To Glory...