Category Archives: Projects

Happy to Help

Our latest project is an overhaul of the lower level.  There were three bedrooms, a laundry room, furnace room, workshop, an old fireplace and an big awkward left over commons area with zero natural light.  It’s a lot of space, but it needs to be changed in order to utilize that space well.  So far,…

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Demo Days

So, we moved into this new (old) house a few months ago.  It is a solid, clean, well built home.  But, it was built in the 70’s so needs a liiittle updating.  It is dark.  I’m talking chocolate brown walls, layers and layers of wallpaper, dark stained trim, tiny rooms, heavily tree covered.  In the…

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B L O G

FOLLOW ME

  I want to be a home-maker.  But honestly, I have too many interests, and way too little time.  My mental to-list is always full.  I have projects lined up from before my oldest son was born... He's 11!  I often feel disappointed in myself for not "getting anything done," and then God taps me on the shoulder and shows me that my perspective is so small.  What is my priority?  By His grace, I am reminded of the big picture, my home, my children, and that I am to, "teach them diligently when we sit in our house, when we walk by the way, when we lie down, and when we rise up."  Deuteronomy 6:4-9  Regardless of what's on my to-do list, I am choosing to place my little ones near the top.  I believe, "I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth." 3 John 1:4  So here I share with you what I'm learning about keeping the home, hoping together we can be accountable, day by day, choosing joy, with the focus that, "Whatever ye do in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord." Colossians 3:17

Here we go!  One day at a time. 

Focus. 

It's all about perspective.

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