I'm so glad you've stopped by my blog! I am a Women's Minister and a former Pastor's Wife. I love finding God in my regular-everyday-stuff. I struggle with keeping up with the laundry, I love blogging, and my kids are my first line of ministry. I am recently widowed. So God and I are on a brand new journey as I try to find peace and understanding. Please grab a cup of coffee and let's get to know one another as we journey on our faith walk together.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Ain't LIFE great?!

Yesterday was my husband's 40th Birthday!  We had a great day celebrating him all day long.  It began with a super big family breakfast - pancakes, eggs, bacon and awesome coffee.  The kids (6 & 3 years old) helped of course.  Jordan even made a smiley face with Craisins on John's pancakes - it was super cute!  Then we all had lunch together at Chick-fil-A while waiting for the rain to stop.  After a few errands we had a delightful tour through the French Market down in the Quarter.  Jordan found a great pair of Fleur-de-lis cuff links for John - of which I was able to negotiate from $48 to $20 total.  Sweet!

Then for the evening celebration we were able to get a baby sitter and enjoy a nice grown-up dinner in the French Quarter.  It was a great day to celebrate life!

This week in my Bible Study of the Names of God we learned that God is our Elohim - our Creator.  He gives us life for 2 main purposes - to bring Him glory and to do His will.  Our life, all that we do should reflect His character!

How do you do this in your regular-every-day-life-stuff?  How do you bring God glory in doing the laundry and raising your kids?  How do you follow His will for your life while running to the grocery store?

I would love to hear your answers!  Also - join me in a blog hop today as we fellowship with other ladies!

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6 comments:

Sheri said...

Aww sounds like a fabulous day and happy belated birthday to your hubby!

SomeGirl said...

What a GREAT way to celebrate your husband's birthday... Happy Birthday to him!

And what a wonderful reminder: "He gives us life for 2 main purposes - to bring Him glory and to do His will."

To answer your question: I pray what a friend calls "breath prayers" (quick little prayers) often, that God would be glorified in what I do... little and big things.

It's nice meeting you through iFellowship! ♥ Michelle

Stephanie M. Page said...

SO-O Fun day!! I take it you live in New Orleans?? My hubby and I spend some time there a couple years back, oh how I love the French Quarter!

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Sarah Jessica said...

Life takes a lot more listening than talking so I find when i"m quiet that is when I feel/hear God's leading...thank you for the lovely comment on my blog --Happy iFellowship!

grandmotherpic said...

Sounds like ya'll had a geat Texas Birthday in naw-lins!! I am so glad that you were able to have fun together. These days are so precious and you'll never know how much until they are gone. Love the Lord, Love Life, and Live Abundantly as HE said.(John 10:10)

Rev. John Franklin said...

You're the best, Babe! What did I ever do to get you?!

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