GOOD MORNING MONDAYS #49

Hey there and welcome to another Good Morning Mondays Link Up.

You know the other day someone told me it was only 10 Fridays until Christmas and I was so surprised and I am wondering where all the year has gone. Time seems to be passing so quickly, it’s such a reminder to not waste our time on things that aren’t important and to spend our time doing what God wants us to do.

The past week has gone quickly and I need to often look at my diary to see what we did.

We did go to the specialist in Geelong and I am now in a hinged brace that allows my knee to move. I do have a prayer request and that is if you could please pray for my bones to knit together better. It seems that there is only a little calcification happening and I am not able to weight bear for another 6 weeks.

Otherwise all else is going well, the incisions are healing and I am getting more and more movement in my ankle and knee.

I have done some sewing this week and I am blessed with a sewing machine that has a foot pedal as well as a start and stop button. I am sewing up a raggy quilt for one of our granddaughters and I have the fabric to make our beautiful little grandson one as well.

My husband and children finally got the raspberry canes in and hopefully we will have heaps of lovely, juicy berries next year.

My husband and I are very excited about the aquaponics at the moment and are getting ready to plant some heirloom tomatoes in there this coming week. Our son-in-law and daughter have been growing seedlings and we have asked them to grow some tomatoes for us. They are doing an amazing job with them all too.  I think we are going to put in some Black Russian tomatoes in the aquaponics and then we will also plant heaps of Romas and others outside.

The weather forecast is for a long hot, dry summer so maybe it will be a good tomato year, but we will wait in see. I think the weather people forget that God is in control.

The new fish are settling in well and we haven’t lost any yet either which is great. We also have 100 new little Silver Perch fingerlings which arrived last week so we are slowly building our fish numbers up.

We are also talking about putting in some floating seed raising beds as well, so it is all happening.

The piglets are almost at weaning stage, so they will be advertised shortly. They are really cute but they are starting to wander around the front yard now, digging up our lawn.

My husband and no 2 daughter have been incubating chicken eggs for quite a few weeks and they are doing a great job. We have over 20 chickens in a pen on the lawn and some only a few days old under lights. When the chickens get feathers they go out on the lawn. My husband is hoping for 10 chickens hatching a week. We are going to have heaps of roosters to butcher and can up for the coming months.

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We still have a calf to butcher as well and will hopefully get that done in the next few weeks.  The ladies at church and our friends have been wonderful providing meals for us but it could be a while before I am cooking again. We will try and spread out the meals by having BBQ’s when it is warm and then no 2 daughter can do potatoes and salad to go with the meat. No 2 daughter is becoming quite proficient in the kitchen work and is learning heaps.

Spring has definitely sprung and there is heaps happening and heaps to do around the farm. My husband is preparing to put in summer feed for our sheep and cattle and I’m sure he is thinking about cutting the crop and baling it for feed as well, we also have grass hay ready to go as well.

Okay, onto our link up…

Our top three posts this week were…thmb561ad4aeb38f4My Story and Tools to Help To Help You Overcome Grief – Part 1 by Women Abidingthmb561ba4ea19ab9Marrying Young  by Liz Jo at Sundays with Sophie
thmb561bc28d0b8a7TGI Saturdays #38 by Latisha at Ask Latisha

Thank you for taking the time to link up, I appreciate you all and I pray that you are blessed through this link up and that you take the time to bless someone else if you get the time to comment.

We didn’t have our Revelation study this last week but it is on this coming week, which is great and we are looking forward to it.

I think it will be a quiet week and hopefully I can get a few things done, sewing, knitting and stuff like that.

My husband turns 50 next month so we are planning a BBQ and a party for him at the end of next month which will be fun. We enjoy getting family and friends together.

Thank you to everyone who is praying for me and my family and also thank you for all your lovely, encouraging comments. I pray that you are all well.

Numbers 6:24-26 “The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you; The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace.”

Blessings to you all my dear friends. xxxx


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19 thoughts on “GOOD MORNING MONDAYS #49”

  1. Good Sunday morning from Kansas!

    Sounds like you’ve had a busy week! Glad to hear you are progressing on healing, even if it’s not quite as fast as you’d like–movement in the positive direction is always good. 🙂

    Your farm sounds like it’s really coming along! I envy the spring weather you have there, as we are sliding into the fall months and the chill of morning and the more northerly winds and leaves falling. The trees are beautiful, but tucked away is the reminder that soon it will be bitterly cold.

    You take care and have a great week! Enjoy that sewing and scrapbooking!

    1. Hey there Angie, thank you so much for your comment and lovely thoughts. It is nice to be heading into summer, although I don’t enjoy too much of the heat. My husband has organised a gopher (a motorised scooter) for me to get around outside and I am looking forward to enjoying the fresh air a bit more. I must say I do like Autumn and I hope you are enjoying the cooler weather. Have a great week and blessings to you. xxxx

    1. Good morning to you Laura and thank you for stopping by and blessings me with your encouraging words. I to thank God that He is in control – what comfort. Enjoy your autumn. Blessings

  2. I am glad to hear you’re a bit better Terri, and it is really interesting to hear how things are doing on your farm. Thanks so much for hosting the link up as you recover 🙂

  3. Definitely in prayer for those bones of yours!
    I imagine you are so looking forward to getting back to “normal” again after this long recovery.
    The Lord bless and keep you in the midst of this hard time.

    1. Thank you so much Michele for your thoughts and prayers. I am definitely looking forward to being “normal” and I am thankful that God is looking after me and my family. Hope you are well and thanks again. Blessings

  4. Good morning from California!

    Glad to hear that your incisions are healing, but will pray that the calcification process speeds up. What an ordeal!

    I just love reading your posts, as they reflect a lifestyle so different from where I live. True, my pace of life has slowed since moving to the mountains, away from the city, but the rhythm of your rural life speaks peace to my soul!

    GOD BLESS!

    1. Dear Sharon, it is so lovely to hear from you. Thank you for your kind words, we do live in a peaceful place and we are so blessed. We are coming into our busy, crazy, hay making, crop cutting, vegetable planting time and I am only able to cheer from the sidelines. That’s okay, I will be cheering very loudly. Thank you for your prayers and I pray that you are well. Blesings

  5. Only 10 Fridays until Christmas? That really puts things in perspective doesn’t it? Thank you for the party! I brought a favorite family meal (80-82). Have a great week!

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