Sunday, July 24, 2011

Sunday Morning

"...make it your ambition to lead a quiet life:
You should mind your own business & work with your hands...."
1 Thessalonians 4:11

I really like these words that Paul spoke to the Thessalonians.  I think the world would be a better place if people would follow them.  I know when he says to "work with your hands" that he is referring to working to provide for your needs so you do not have to depend on others, but I kind of like to think of it in a crafting sort of way.  Such goes the train of thought for a crafter ... lol!

I will certainly be working with my hands today.  I have laundry to do & I'll be making a turkey for dinner.  A turkey breast actually ... neither John nor I like dark meat.  When we lived in Florida we were friends with a couple who only liked the dark meat.  It worked well when we would get together to celebrate Thanksgiving   : )   I'll also be packing up the food processor I recently purchased so I can return it to the store.  It not only doesn't do a very good job as far as shredding goes (it totally pulverizes things into a fairy dust consistency instead), it is very flimsy.  When I bought it I had wrapped up my old hand grater & put it in the yard sale box.  I got it back out yesterday after trying to shred some parmesan cheese & had John shred it for me.  Turned out beautifully.  He will be my food processor from now on   : )

I'll also be working more with my "doll pattern from hell" project.  I'm almost to the point where I can grunge her up & put her in the oven.  I will fantasize that I am putting the pattern designer in there ... lol!  Oh, wait a minute ... that's not a very Christian thought for a Sunday morning, is it?  Okay, I won't engage in that fantasy   : )

Heaven knows there's no lack of things I can do here to keep my hands busy.  It's going to be another too-hot day so going outside is not an option.  I'll take a break now & then to check the blog postings.  Maybe I'll even look up cities on to see where it's cooler today & fantasize about living there ... a much better fantasy than visualizing that pattern designer closed up in my oven   : )


Angela said...

Another hot day here also. Just trying to figure out what to wear to church that will be cool and comfy, as I will spend the afternoon at the nursing home with Mother.And Lord knows I go in that room on days and Mother's roomate has the heater on. Glad your doll is progressing. Can't wait to see the finished product. Have a great day.

Anonymous said...

Have a great day Shirlee! Stay cool...of course its gonna be a really hot day for that poor dolly!..ouch!

Libby said...

Hi Shirlee, just became a follower and love your blog! Love the pic of your farm house too! Looks so beautiful and peaceful! And thanks for following my blog.
Hugs Libs

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Can't wait to see the doll from hell!!!
Oh those pattern designers ~ sometimes I think they forget we're the ones putting it together!
Have a great day!
Prim Blessings

Trace4J said...

You are so funny. Make sure you eat your vitamins today! I love the scripture too.A really good one.
Stay cool friend

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Hi Shirlee
You left me a comment on my blog for Old Lady Morgan wants to know and you said you wanted me to email you ~ you had a question about my bears.
I'm sorry you have that you are a no-reply blogger and you have no email on your blog that I can find. You will have to contact me with your ?'s I will be glad to help.
Prim Blessings