The weather has turned colder in these parts and I am glad of it. I am looking forward to all things Fall!
Cooking: Looking forward to making this wonderful soup this weekend. As well as pulling out the crock pot and finding some inspiration from these girls.
Wearing: With the colder weather brings sweaters, jeans, and boots! I have been looking at Pinterest for color combinations of things I already own. I have found that I am not very creative on my own, but with the help of Pinterest it is possible to say "yes, I can"!
Studying: I have just started A Woman After God's Own Heart by Elizabeth George. It is a back to basics type study focusing on prayer and priorities. Two areas that I can always be reminded of and gain perspective on.
Practicing: I am continuing to practice Eucharisteo. God has been teaching and re-teaching me about thanksgiving, grace and joy. I find that practicing thanksgiving gives me perspective to see good. It helps me to live out Phillipians 4:8 in thinking on things that are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent and praiseworthy. When I get my focus off of the things that are bothering me and find something to be thankful for my spirits life. I am naturally a critical person and can find the negative in just about anything. That helps no one - especially me. God says I should think on the positive and HE knows best. THIS is helping me. Today's Joy Dare is to find 3 things orange to be thankful for...
*Little fingers squishing gooey orange paint