simple woman's daybook

FOR TODAY September 23, 2013

Outside my window... a beautiful sunrise shining through some early morning fog.

I am thinking... the leaves are changing color rapidly!

I am thankful... for the warm afternoon sunshine that spills in my windows.

In the kitchen... cucumbers, zucchini and cauliflower from the garden.

I am wearing... charcoal gray sweatpants and my track and field sweatshirt.  I just got in from an invigorating walk. It felt good!

I am creating... a birdcage cover with fun patterned materials.

I am going... to write some letters to some very special children today.

I am wondering... how my sister is doing.  She is still in the hospital with her new little one.  It's been three weeks.  She is heavy on my heart.

I just finished reading... Sleeping in Eden by Nicole Baart.  I quite enjoyed it.

I am hoping... to take the advice of some wise mothers who tell me to enjoy these days, weeks, months and years with my children because they go by way too fast.

I am looking forward to... baking an apple pie soon.  Maybe today!

I am learning... to make every minute count.  With four children it's sometimes tricky to spend one on one time with each of them.  I find that even five uninterrupted minutes alone here and there throughout the day goes a long way.

Around the house... evidence of a birthday celebration in the form of a birthday banner and balloon.

I am pondering... my gifts.  What are my talents, areas of expertise or strengths?  And, how can I use them to make a difference?

A favorite quote for today... "God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars." ~Martin Luther

One of my favorite things... Andes Crème Menthe, Yum!

A few plans for the rest of the week: library day, continue decorating for fall, AWANA, Royal Rangers, small group, nature journal, play outside and hopefully do some shopping for clothes if I can get motivated.

A peek into my day... 
Playing in the rain.
If you would like to visit other's who are participating in the daybook or write one of your own, please visit Peggy at The Simple Woman's Daybook.  Thanks for stopping by! ~Kim


  1. Hi! I enjoyed reading your Daybook. I can also tell you that those days, months, and years fly by. I am amazed when I think how quickly it happens! I have one daughter in her 30s, one in her 20s, and one who will be 20 before Christmas. Spending time with your children is a blessing!


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