Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Times are not as a hard as we think they are.
Yes times are hard but not as hard as things could be!!!!!! I do have to keep telling myself this. As some of you know we turned our tv off this week, up'd our deductible on our car insurance and cancelled our long distance service. This will save us over $100 a month. The losing tv is a adjustment but has actually turned into something good cause we are doing more things as a family. Don't get me wrong we already spent more time together than the normal day family but now it is ever more. The only thing I miss is getting to watch the Duggar episodes(which a nice lady taped for me, except for the most recent when the last was born). And Dh loves to watch UFC fighting at night and news. I do not miss the news because it was so depressing anyway. But the things I starting thinking about is I do have soooooooo much to be thankful for that could be taken away from me if things keep going the way they are in this country. For instance homeschooling. Sometimes I complain and really take it for granted but I wouldn't have it any other way, I WANT my kids home with me( yes I did say that) and I would not want to have the fear of having to send them school. I am so thankful for my healthy kids and being able to make chooses for them and their well being but if things keep on the government will be trying to do that. I just read yesterday that when Obama gets in he is gonna try and get something signed in saying it will be manditory for parents to vaccinate their kids. While we do vaccinate our kids already per dh's request I think it is totally wrong for the government to try and step in and tell parents how to raise their kids. I am thankful to have religious freedom but the way things are turning if government has it's way that will also be taken away from us. The church(people of God) better start stepping up and quit being silenced. We better start praying for revival in this country, for hearts to changed. The USA is the leader in child porn. Isn;t that so sad, when I read that it just broke my heart. When did we become more concerned with animals than with human life!!!!! People will take a dog to a vet and pay tons of money and spend tons of time trying to nurse that dog back to health but then would turn around and kill their unborn child! How much sense does that make. IT sickens me. Times are hard true but just think about how life would and WILL be like if things keep going the way they are going. Christians step our and help your neighbor with whatever they need if possible, if it's clothing for their children then give them that if you have it, if it is friendship then give them that. I think if we do our part hearts will change. I have already saw it firsthand in my own life. My sister and I used to never get along but her and my bil have always prayed for me, been there for me, etc... and I will never forget it. Prayer does work!!! I feel like this is just a bunch of babble and maybe it is but I have had so much on my heart lately. You can choose , you can sit in self pity or you can be thankful. I choose to be thankful. God bless you all and I hope each one of you have a very Merry Christmas.