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About Me: I am the creative person behind Ribbonwood Cottage. A mother, wife and grandmother. My goal in life is to leave a lasting legacy to my family that life is incredible. God gave us this one life and it is worth the journey! A believer. A pianist, church music and worship director. Focused on intentionally living the best life possible.

March 26, 2011

"The sheep are out!"

Farmhouse Hubby:  Sweet the sheep are out...
Farmer's wife:   grrrrrrr
Farmhouse Hubby:  Can you help me?
Farmer's wife:  sure (grrrrr-ing on the inside)
 I decided a long time ago....after much prayer...and God fussing at me for my attitude...yes my attitude...
 I decided that if my husband asked me to do something and needed my help...I would say 'YES'...without
grumbling...without an ugly response...without being difficult....I would just say YES.
We chase sheep on occassion...sometimes the sheep go in the corral...sometimes they giggle and run past me...knowing if they run faster I will lose my breath quicker...
I wonder if God giggles at me....as I run breathlessly...knowing that He is really looking at my heart....not how fast I run!
Blessings,
Debbie
"Living as becomes you with complete humbleness and meekness, gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another and making allowances because you love one another." Ephesians  4:2

7 comments:

Marina Mott said...

Tis post is awesome! xx

elizabeth said...

Thanks so much for your kind comment on my Friday post! Oh what a good post this is...a good reminder for me too!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Oh what a cute pic though!
I grew up on a farm and I know chasing isn't the funnest thing around. We used to have do it quite often.
Cindy

Jan Hennings said...

LOL...I don't know how many times we've had to chase the sheep back into the barn...me, hubby and 4 kids!

Lil Raggedy Angie said...

Thanks for sharing! Those sheep are darling , my Princess loves those babies! Enjoy your day .
hugs
lil raggedy angie

~Lesa~ said...

Sigh. I needed this today. Love the way you put things...could almost hear the sheep giggling.

24 Homes said...

I love your house!
and your colorfull accessories.
love,
KJ