Oops, it’s August!

Life in July was absolutely overwhelming; some good, some bad but most definitely insanely busy! Our oldest moved back home, we had a birthday to celebrate, we had VBS and soccer camp, as well as so many appointments and tasks to tackle daily. I truly felt like I barely had time to breathe last month. But I survived, by the grace of God and thanks to my amazing support system.

It has been a pretty pleasing month for our little homestead in the making, we now have laying ducks, we have slaughtered some delicious birds and the garden is coming along nicely. We have also decided that next year we will be expanding our livestock with pigs and possibly sheep and goats! I am super excited!

We are now diving into another busy month and this first day had best not be an indicator of how it will be, I had to take a serious time out and have a talk with God because I know that only He can get me through the days that seem so heavy and worrisome; I am too blessed to be stressed and sometimes we all need to take a step back and look at it all from a different perspective.

Speaking of our amazing Father, if you follow me on facebook you have seen the updates I have been sharing about a young man named Bobby who was in a terrible car accident last month and is defeating all the odds against him by the power, love and grace of our great God! Thousands of brothers and sisters in Christ have been praying for this boy and he is truly a living miracle! Our God is so good!

I truly do intend to get better at this regular blogging thing, perhaps I need to schedule it in my happy planner šŸ˜‰ but for now I’ll leave you with prayers for a blessed month as we dive into a new school year and then my favorite months of the year (I absolutely adore Sept-Dec!) Be blessed and be a blessing.

~Melanie

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