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a verse of Scripture . . .
“Keep your behavior excellent . . .”
1Peter 2:12

 beyond the front porch . . .
the sound of  a robin ~  muddy yard

remembering the weekend . . .
welcoming husband and son back from their trip ~ procrastination ~ preparing favorite “American” foods ~ special gifts

 around the kitchen . . .
bookbag from son’s trip ~ hockey bag with stinky equipment ~ baby bottles from early morning feeding
sun shining through dirty windows

 lessons from the bouncy seat . . .
“new delicious taste of oatmeal!”

 home school notes . . .
spring cleaning desk ~ lots of catch up ~ pictures to upload

 the apiary . . .
removed winter covers ~ dead bees removed from hive (they did all the work!) ~ need to check honey supply

plans for (rest) the week . . .
skype with daughter ~ polenta ~ ebay items ~ find english pea seeds

 at the morning watch . . .
 Finally the truth exposed . . . by Rob Bell

one of my favorite things . . .
Yvonne’s Daybook

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beyond the front porch . . .
misty~ slushy~ snowy ~ gray

remembering the weekend . . .
Squirrel Hill ~ Trader Joe’s  ~ cross stiching ~ lingering at the library ~
Jesus in the Old Testament teaching ~ The Square Cafe ~
laughter & tears with a dear friend

 around the kitchen . . .
lonely hockey sticks & a stray puck ~ the pioneer woman cookbook ~ garden seeds ~
new composte pail, Feb Bee Culture

 lessons from the bouncy seat . . .
 grandmother judy (i must think of a shorter name for her) talks angrily to the TV when some man reads from his teleprompter.
hmmmm, maybe I shouldn’t listen to him either. 

from the study . . .
piles of books ~ section 1 of essay to proof ~ library books ~ dead computer

currently reading . . .
Bee Culture ~ Holiness, J. C. Ryle ~ Father Brown Mysteries

 the apiary . . .
spring cleaning activity earlier in the week ~ snuggled into the hive trying to survive
a few more weeks

 a verse of Scripture . . . Luke 13:24
“Strive to enter through the narrow door, for many,
I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.”

at the morning watch . . .
The Daniel Plan of Rick Warren

 a few plans for the week . . .
dinner with a friend ~ preparing to refinish cabinet for the front porch ~ bottle homemade laundry detergent ~ clean out refrigerator
pickup horse feed ~ meet the farrier ~ watch wonderful old movies from the library

my favorite things . . .
kitchen table chats with friends ~ wind blowing ~ a new pen ~
gray, overcast days ~ fresh tulips ~ time with daughters

  

I truly enjoy savoring the weekends and planning for the week ahead, thinking out loud about discerning issues, pondering Scripture,  while encouraging my heart to be full of thankfulness and grace. I discovered a simple tool to that fosters order and humility into my life by pausing & preparing early Monday mornings for the new week. I invite you to use these prompts and leave your blog url or just add a few of your daybook thoughts as a comment for all of us to enjoy and be encouraged.