Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Happy Birthday to Mike!

Today would have been Mike's 48th birthday.

Friday, October 10, 2014

October Health Update

This month I actually went two weeks with no seizures, at least I think I didn't have any seizures.  A few nights I did wake up in the middle of the night and I felt like I had a seizure but I wasn't sure if I was just dreaming or if I really did have a seizure.

I can definitely say 2 weeks passed with no seizures during the day.  I thought I was finally on the right medicine and the proper dosage but then this week I have had 2 seizures, so I don't know.

I was praying the other day about not letting my life slip away without using it for the Lord's work so I got in contact with the leader from my last two missions trips.  Good Goers stopped organizing missions trips but he did say because I was a previous Good Goer that they would be able to work with me.  I found out they are doing a trip to Haiti in February to help at the Little's Angels orphanage.  When I saw the pictures my heart just melted but with my seizures still not under control, I just don't know how much to push myself.  The last thing I would want to do is be in Haiti and have a grand mal seizure.

Praying for wisdom as the Lord directs my steps.

I had my hormones tested and blood results came back all good.  I have a doctor's appointment the end of this month with the neurologist so I will see what he says.

James 1:2-4 ~ Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds,  for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.  And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lilla Rose Opportunity


I joined Lilla Rose back in 2012, basically just to get the discount on my flexi clips and be able to buy clips at a discount to give as gifts and any money I made I used towards my missions trips to New Mexico.

Two years later and I am amazed how God has blessed.  Last year I reached supervisor level and I decided that the profit I made from my Lilla Rose business would go to support a wonderful family who is headed to Togo for medical missions.

In February, Lilla Rose had it's first convention which opened my eyes to see the wide range of women in different walks of life who have signed up to sell Lilla Rose and it made me realize the opportunity can be a huge blessing for many and I needed to share the opportunity with others.

The ladies in attendance ranged from a 15 year old girl who basically runs the entire business under her Mom's name until she reaches 18 when she can sign up for herself, to a lady who is a truck driver, to a lady who joined just after her husband left her and her children, to a homeschooling Mom of 10 children, to a grandma who recently became a widow.

Besides the awesome, unique products that Lilla Rose has to offer they are a fabulous company that doesn't put lots of requirements and obligations on people.

Literally the only requirement is $29 in sales a year. It's perfect because that's basically buying a few clips for myself or buying to give as a gift and it allows me to get a discount and stay an active consultant.

They also give you a free replicated website where you can take the business as far as you want to take it.  You make your business as big as YOU want to make it.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask me.
God Bless!

Monday, September 29, 2014

God is Good!

Recently I was convicted about saying the phrase "God is Good!"  I found myself saying that common, well used phrase when:
  • someone got a promotion at work 
  • a positive answer to prayer
  • the timing in something worked out perfectly (according to my thinking)
but God is Good through trials too.  This is what I have personally been learning.  Since my seizures started I have been on some strong medicine and some of the medicine had really bad side effects for me. 

I wasn't able to really concentrate or understand or remember things, so reading my Bible became really hard for me and I have to admit that I didn't really spend time in the word because it was so hard. 

Now that I am on a different medicine that allows me to think clearly, I have really been trying to dig into the word of God.  I still struggle, at times, with feeling like I am walking around aimlessly in life with no direction.  I will think, "If I only had a husband to guide me" but the truth is God is all I need and I need to be in His Word more and praying more and more each day for His direction for my life.  I also need to be still so I can hear Him.

God loves us and wants the best for us.  Why is it so easy to forget that He will take care of us?  He is our loving Father.
  • Matthew 6:26 ~ Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?
  • Psalm 68:5 ~ Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.
  • Luke 11:11-13 ~ What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent?  Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?  If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
  • Matthew 7:9-11 ~ Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?  Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?  If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014