Hey, hey, hey everyone, welcome back to Darling Downs Diaries and another Good Morning Mondays Link Up.
You are all such a blessing to me and I am so pleased to see and hear from you all each week.
How has your week been???
We have had a busy week, but really only our nights I suppose. Monday night we had music lessons and then Tuesday night we took some lambs to market to be sold on Wednesday, and then some sheep on Wednesday night to be sold on Thursday. We also had a Christmas break up dinner for our Gideons Camp on Wednesday night.
Thursday night was spent at home (lovely) and then Friday night we had a Leadership Christmas dinner at our Pastor’s house. It was lovely to be able to chat to those that we don’t always get time to after church on Sundays. Our Pastor’s wife did a lovely job of setting all the tables and we had bon bons and candles, it was a great atmosphere.
Saturday morning was music lessons again, the last for the year, but that doesn’t mean that we can slack off on our practice. Saturday was also our no 2 son’s 8th birthday, so we had a lovely day with him, and his choice of pizzas for tea and a 4wd dvd as well.
Sunday was church and it was a special service for all fire fighting volunteers and a lovely morning tea was shared afterwards. Sunday afternoon we went to our good friends home for the afternoon and a most delicious evening meal. Fellowship with other like-minded Christians is always wonderful.
Phew, that was our week but I did spend most days home, which was nice and I really needed too, to keep up. My brain just doesn’t seem to be working as well lately, but I am praying for a big renewal over the Christmas break and hopefully ta dah, it will all come back.
My lovely husband bought me some little Zebra Finches to go in our small bird aviary I have been wanting some for ages so he and our no 2 daughter bought me three females and a male. They make such a lovely sound outside our back door, and they are so cute.
Our tomato plants out in the paddock are looking really good and some are even flowering. My husbands pumpkins have germinated and I believe there are at least 1500 plants out there. We are hoping to have heaps to sell at our road gate next year and I am sure there will be heaps of pumpkin soup to can as well.
Okay onto our linkup…
We all need common-sense by Jo at Stop…Have a Chat
Thank you all for taking the time to link up and I am hoping you are getting a chance to have a look around at some other posts, although I understand how busy we all are.
This coming week is quite quiet again, which is good. I still have a few Christmas presents to make (all hush hush) and some cards to do and I want to get them done this week.
We are hoping to visit our Uncle and Aunt in Portland to see how they are going since our Aunts by-pass surgery a few weeks back and maybe have some time at the beach as well, but we’ll see about that one. Portland is a great town to drive around and it is always great to sit and look at the big ships that come in too.
We need to start tying up some tomato plants soon and my husband is going to get me a tool so that I can scratch around the little plants and help with the weeding from my gopher.
Well that’s about all for me this week. I am hoping and praying that you are all well and that you are able to think about the reason for the season we are about to celebrate.
It is so easy to get caught up in the commercialism and the “I wants” at this time of the year, but I encourage US all to sit back and take stock of what Christmas is really all about.
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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