Monday Musings….

Today I am posting for my Mom, because she is taking care of the small fry…. 🙂

Despite my best intentions, I did not get around to posting our Sunday “Sewing Marathon” posting yesterday.

Here is what we worked on:

Emma's Dresses

We are almost finished with the light colored dresses, and if we get those finished today, we will make the dark colored ones as well.

All in all, a very accomplishing weekend! We made an ironing board cover, 4 aprons, 4 pincushions, lots and lots of coasters, and a very good start on Miss Emma’s dresses for the fall/winter.

We are quite pleased!!!!

It has been mostly sunny here for the last few weeks, although we were blessed with quite a bit of rain on Saturday evening. It has been so hot, the rain cooled everything down…..for an hour or two! 😉

Just A Day

Today’s Tasks
Work on Emma’s dresses
Continue to put Jon on sleeping schedule
Straighten House

Today I’m Learning
Jonathan loves sleeping as long as he is being held. The moment he gets put in his bed he starts to fuss……. perhaps he is rotten already? 🙂

Little Jon

Scripture Meditation

Proverbs 13

” A wise son heeds his father’s instruction,
but a mocker does not listen to rebuke.

From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things,
but the unfaithful have a craving for violence.

He who guards his lips guards his life,
but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.

The sluggard craves and gets nothing,
but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.

The righteous hate what is false,
but the wicked bring shame and disgrace.

Righteousness guards the man of integrity,
but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing;
another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.

A man’s riches may ransom his life,
but a poor man hears no threat.

The light of the righteous shines brightly,
but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.

Pride only breeds quarrels,
but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

Dishonest money dwindles away,
but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow.

Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.

He who scorns instruction will pay for it,
but he who respects a command is rewarded.

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,
turning a man from the snares of death.

Good understanding wins favor,
but the way of the unfaithful is hard. [a]

Every prudent man acts out of knowledge,
but a fool exposes his folly.

A wicked messenger falls into trouble,
but a trustworthy envoy brings healing.

He who ignores discipline comes to poverty and shame,
but whoever heeds correction is honored.

A longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul,
but fools detest turning from evil.

He who walks with the wise grows wise,
but a companion of fools suffers harm.

Misfortune pursues the sinner,
but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.

A good man leaves an inheritance for his children’s children,
but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.

A poor man’s field may produce abundant food,
but injustice sweeps it away.

He who spares the rod hates his son,
but he who loves him is careful to discipline him.

The righteous eat to their hearts’ content,
but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.”

Have a wonderful day!


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