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Saturday, October 28, 2006

October 28, 2006


Today was a quiet day.

Rather than catching up with the purging and organizing that I didn't get done yesterday, I decided to just have a nice and relaxing day.

I spent the most part of the morning playing on the floor with DearDaughter. We played with the new toys that we got from yesterday's excursion and then sang some hand motion songs. Since we are turning back the clocks tonight, I've also been preparing DearDaughter for the time change by putting her down an hour later for her naps and then an hour later tonight for her bedtime.

DearHubby, after years of it being exposed, finally installed the heater baseboard in our kitchen. He's been helping me childproof our home and this baseboard was the last detail in the kitchen/living room area. If there's one advantage to having Little One around, her presence has definitely sped up some of the detailed work in our house renovations.

DearHubby and I were invited to a costume party, but we got a rain check on that.

I was hoping to have a family from church over tonight to help DearHubby and I eat our pork roast, but Mrs. T contacted me on Thursday to let me know that they'll actually be up in Connecticut this weekend. So, we'll have a big dinner tonight and lots of leftovers. The leftovers will actually make my menu planning next week a lot easier!!!

I am thinking of asking DearHubby to run out to Baskin Robbins after dinner. I have a buy 1 get one free coupon for a 2 scoop sundae. That will top off our big dinner really nicely!

The picture shown on this post is of a card I received today. I thought it was very pretty. It is a thank you note from a dear sister in the Lord, Mrs. C, thanking me for the birthday luncheon I gave her in September. Mrs. C also enclosed a poem, which I'll end this post with.

I Am A Christian by Maya Angelou

When I say..."I amd a Christian"
I'm not shouting "I'm clean livin."
I'm whispering "I was lost,"
Now I'm found and forgiven.

When I say..."I am a Christian"
I don't speak of this with pride.
I'm confessing that I stumble
and need CHRIST to be my guide.

When I say..."I am a Christian"
I'm not trying to be strong.
I'm professing that I'm weak
and need HIS strength to carry on.

When I say..."I am a Christian"
I'm not bragging of success.
I'm admitting I have failed
and need God to clean my mess.

When I say..."I am a Christian"
I'm not claiming to be perfect.
My flaws are far too visible
but, God believes I am worth it.

When I say..."I am a Christian"
I still have the sting of pain,
I have my share of heartaches
So I call upon His name.

When I say..."I am a Christian"
I'm not holier than thou,
I'm just a simple sinner
who received God's good grace
somehow.

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