Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Titus 2 Talk

Good afternoon ladies,

I am going to be starting a video channel speaking to you about ladies things.  This has been on my heart for several years now and through prayer and through my walk with our Heavenly Father I now have confidence that this is something He would want me to do.  So many times throughout my walk with the Lord I often was finding myself asking where are the aged women who are talked about in 

Titus 2:3-5

3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,

5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

I was yearning for godly women to show me some of their secretes of homemaking, and how to present myself as God would want me to.  Sadly in this day and age I am seeing fewer and fewer women like that.  This is not to say that God didn't bring some amazing Titus 2, Proverbs 31 women my direction, but I am saying that I am not seeing as many as there once was.  So I started praying in my own life make me this Titus 2, Proverbs 31 lady.  Now is where you think I am going to say I have arrived, well I haven't so what good am I going to be then.  Well, first if someone ever tells you they have arrived at that state run do not walk but run for the door and don't look back.  We all have room to move up and that is the most wonderful part of this journey.  We are to walk in the light that God gives us and obey in that light.  Now sometimes I have to admit I have bulked, argued, and even cried to the Lord and said it's not fair, but it doesn't matter we are who God has made us to be.  So here I stand fauls and all.  I hope through this journey though we can glean from one another and learn things that the Lord would find glory in.  This is not a site to put anyone down, but it is a site to lift the Word of God up and in doing so our hearts may sometimes be pierced with the Word.  I hope you enjoy the videos that I choose to share and feel free to ask questions or comment below or on my facebook page.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Potty Pods

Today I thought I would show you this neat recipe for cleaning your toilet and deodorize it.  I will list the ingredients and the prize of them. 

You need:

1 cup of Baking Soda
1/4 cup of Citric Acid (I use Ball)
1 Tbsp dish detergent 
5 to 10 drops lemon essential oil

So for the total ingredients I paid $13.16, but it makes around 75 pods 13 each time.  Watch the video below for more information.  Enjoy!


Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Blessings of Canning

This year the Lord has truly blessed our garden.  Dennis and I were talking and posed good question does it really save money, which got me to thinking what a great blog post.  First there is a cost when you are first starting, but after the first year you will have some things already for the next year.  When I was looking up some of the items you will need and I will post the cost of them here also.

The first year of canning you would need the following: (Many purchases were from Wal-mart)

a pressure cooker         $70.00
12 pc. quart jars             15.97
Pickling/Canning Salt     4.99
Canning Utensil Set       10.99

So if I were just starting out this year since I have can about 80 quarts of green beans the cost would break down like this

a pressure cooker                   $70.00
12 pc. quart jars 7 x 15.97      111.79
Pickling/Canning Salt                4.99
Canning Utensil Set                 10.99
So lets look at how much we really said.  If you go to Aldi's you are looking to spend $.48 per can of green beans.  Walmart's Great Value you are looking at $.68 per can.  It takes 2 cans to equal 1 quart. So if I have 80 quarts x 2 = 160 cans.  So Aldi's you are looking at $76.80 and $108.80 at Wal-mart. Looking at what I did this year and if it were my first year you I would not have saved money.   I would be in the hole $120.97 Aldi or $88.97 Walmart.  

BUT this was not my first year canning and I already had many of the supplies and canning jars are easy to find looking at thrift stores or I had many elderly people who had some in storage.  We had received many jars through friends.  So my cost this year looked like this.

Pickling/Canning Salt             $4.99
Lids and Rings   $5.00 x 2 = $10.00(I had some lids already so only needed 2 boxes and rings are reusable)  

I sent $14.99 in canning expenses.  Since we buy at Aldi's it would have been $76.80 and saved $61.81 

There is always a start up cost, but it pays off in the end.

Dollar Tree Make Over

Today we decided to clean out and organize the bathroom closet.  Below is the video I made about what purchased from Dollar tree and used. 

 These are the shelves in the closet and below is the new shelf paper.

Friday, July 7, 2017

How we have chosen to raised our children

Proverbs 22:6

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” 

Speaking from the point of view of a mother, since I am one.  My husband and I have chosen to raise our children from the Biblical stand point and not man's.  This means we have tried to point them back to what God says and not given them mans point of view.  We are to go to the Lord for EVERYTHING that is spelled E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G.  Not some things, not for only the hard things, but everything.  Philippians 4:19 "But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus."  So what happens when we parents die.  Well since we have taught them to go to the Lord for all your needs.  I hope they will continue to do so.  Also the bible does teach us to seek wise counselors not fools.    Now sad to say they may decide to stray and seek out foolish counselors that give them mans point of view and not God's, because I have the scars to proove what mans thinking does.  Just the thought of that breaks my heart sooo badly words will never be able to share that.  So I am learning yet again how to stand in the gap as much as the Lord allows me.  I am reminded of foolish Rehoboam in I Kings 12, who took the Council of fools.  When anyone and I mean anyone pope, king, family members, teachers, preachers, anyone teaches or advices what is not in the bible (KJV) they are in for a world of hurt.
But in training your children to always seek the Word of God and have filled there hearts with verses from the Bible.  God has a precious promise to those who have done so.
Isaiah 55:11 "So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it."

Galatians 6:9
"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not."

Now my children may wonder away and may already be doing that, but there is enough of the Word of God that has been planted in them when they were younger that they won't be forgetting it.  So if I have sheltered my kids from the world and your upset about that.  If I have tried to keep them from those I thought were the wrong council tough, satan doesn't like it either and I am not worried about his feelings either.  My heart here is to pray, seek God's face and pray for my children to do the same. Oh, and the bible does say that James 5:16  "Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much."

The hour of Christ return draws nigh.  We are closer now then ever before.  I would emplor those that are having a hard time with my children to look at the true enemy satan and to look within their own hearts and lives and see where they stand with God.  Make sure your hearts are right and that you are able to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.  Cause sadly there will be soo many that cry in Matthew 7:21-23 "Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.  Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?  And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity."

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Your Facebook Is Talking

Oh here we go again!  Yet another fanatical, christian who hates facebook and is going to tell me why it is against God and is a big SIN.  Well your wrong.  While I am a christian, but  I do not believe all facebook is wrong.  I do believe however that it is composed of sinners (just like me) and thus it has it's flaws like everything else in the world.  Many use facebook  as a sounding board or a journal of their lives, some use it to tear others down and build themselves up.  Some use it for a soapbox or a way to relief themselves of a burden they are carrying in nauseating detail.  I know, I know your saying all I am seeing is you tearing down facebook I thought you said you liked it.  I do I feel that it can be a tool used in keeping in touch with friends and family while remembering your in public.  Some use it as a way to witness of Christ love and how to be saved.  Some use it to share what the Lord is teaching them.

Some use facebook for drama and arguing.  If it is an argument that soon will be over, but what you have typed can cause bitter feelings  it is better to never have gone up in public which is what facebook is the public. While those words you typed can be deleted the words can never be taken back once the person or others have seen them.  That goes along with an earlier post on the tongue and the tube of toothpaste.   Think about it businesses are constantly asking you to like them on facebook why cause they are trying to get their product out to the public.  So while you may not say those things in public if you type them out on facebook you are already doing that.  It is no different then you going out to the grocery store or to any other public place and complaining to a group of strangers.  I know what your next words are going to be well I only have family and close friends on my facebook and that is a really good thing to do I too have family and close friends on mine as well.  But I would not tell all my family certain things in my private life maybe one or two that I am truly close to and may want them to pray about something with me.  Remember in Matthew 12:36-37 "But I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.  For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned."  I sometimes.... ok alot of times I forget this is in the bible and that these words are Jesus's words.

Now I know some use facebook as a tool to get offended.  Yep you read that correctly.  Some people live to get offended.  They carry a chip on there shoulder and have a desire to fight.  While some decry the use of facebook altogether and they swear they are not on there but they know exactly what is going on and get offended.  You can't decry the use of something and then use it that is hypocrisy.  Nor should it be used to voice your anger like I said earlier.  The bible once again has the answer if you have a problem with your brother/sister you are to go to them in private one on one.  Yes, even if they did it in public you should be the more mature christian and do what is right.  Again easier said then done I know.

Whether we are tearing down a friend, neighbor, loved ones, hubby or our children, God says we will give an accounting of what we have said and how we have torn down others.  The 10 commandments even says not to bear false witness.  Well you may be asking what if it is true.  There are many true things that need to not be aired out in public.  Proverbs 11:13 " A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter."   We as Christians need to be setting the example to our kids, young adults,  hubby, friends and neighbors.  A simple post can build up or trash your testimony and the testimony of another.  It can make others view you as a hypocrite and unworthy to go to for counsel for fear of broadcasting it in public.

So what can we put on facebook.  Philippians 4:8 "Finally, Brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."  That verse can also go for typing or writing things as well.

Seeking the Old Paths

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Tongue

I thought I would move this Froggie Report to the front page of my blog today.  I surly needed the message.  My heart is hurting and I am upset and I am finding it hard to say what the Lord would have me say and instead I want to say what I want.  

Thumpers' daddy taught him an important lesson that we could all use from time to time.   "if you can't say something nice, then don't say nuthing at all"  The heavenly Father has alot to say about the tongue as well.

James 3:8  "But the tongue can no man tame; [it is] an unruly evil, full of deadly poison."  James tells us that we cannot tame our own tongue.  So how then can we control what comes out of it.  We must ask our Heavenly Father to control it for us.

Exodus 4:12 God tells Moses 
“Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.”  that promise is still with us today.  God can and will teach us how to speak.  

Psalms 39:1 "I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me." and 

Ephesians 4:29
"Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers."