Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The Sun Came Up This Morning ....

As the sun peaked through the neighbors trees early this morning, I praised the Maker.   It was such a pleasant cool morning to be as hot as it is right now.  AND I have to mow tonight.  All the wonderful rain has helped my yard grow and grow and grow as in I'm mowing every 2-3 days.  I don't mind because soon the heat will take it's toll.

My sister's dog got sick last night and because she works, I was in charge of checking on the pooch today. She seemed good for my morning check, however, I didn't fair as well.  I was trying to get out of the yard without the pooch following me and I almost impaled my fluffy stomach with the latch on the gate.  I  know you probably think a fluffy stomach would not hurt but it does and then it hurts a second time when you look at it and see all the fluff with a big red mark stretched across it.

After checking on the pooch, I needed to go check on the chickens for my daughter and her family.  All went well up until the fire ants attacked my right foot while I was washing off their patio.  It seemed I no longer got one of the biting little boogers killed and there were two more attacking me.  Never fear I came home and put Young Living Purification Essential Oil on the bites and the fire went out.  My brother says he keeps a few fire ant hills around because he thinks they are good ... GOOD?  really bro.  What for?  To bite you?

Are You A Debbie or Donnie Downer?

Have you ever been around someone that has a constant negative attitude?  Things that are so petty but they feel the need to voice their negative thoughts/feelings.  It kinda seems there is Crisco on their tongues and negative things just slip right out.  If you know someone or if you are someone with this nature, I beg you to stop and think about all the good things in your life.  If God woke you up this morning, then you have something to be thankful for before your feet every hit the floor.   Count your many blessings throughout the rest of your day and when you lay your head back down on your pillow tonight, be thankful that you have a roof over your head and a bed of which you can rest.  

Today the trash guys were late in picking up the neighborhood trash.  It was so hot and I was so blessed when I got to offer them each a cold bottle of Gatorade.  They were so appreciative.  They are doing a job that I wouldn't want to do and I truly appreciate them.


"Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits."  -- Psalm 103:2 ESV


Gotta run.  The mower just called and is ready to get the yard mowed.  Pray for me that I don't have a heat stroke.  :-)

* Count your blessings.
*  Smile more, it takes less muscles and it feels good.
* Praise God in the dark as well as the light (bad or good).
And always ..

Live loved,