Friday, March 23, 2012

God is Good!

It has been a long time since I even checked on my blog, much less posted anything on it.

So sorry!

I honestly don't have much to say these days.

Our situation is the same.

Scott still has no income.  He is buying & selling on eBay and that is bringing a little, but not enough to call "income".  But it is a start & we will see if it grows into anything worthwhile.

I have about 5 weeks left until baby makes his grand appearance.  We are so ready to see our little man!  My belly is full of baby & moves constantly.  I have all of the typical 3rd trimester aches & pains but try not to complain much...I know that I am so blessed to be carrying another baby full term.

We have been so blessed by friends who have passed on to us baby things.  I don't think we will have to buy this baby anything!  I will even have a baby shower in a few weeks.  That was very weird registering at Target for baby things.  There are so many new things, my teen girls had to tell me what was good & what wasn't.  I'm so glad they babysit!!!

The excitement of a new baby occasionally fades when reality sets in of our current living arrangements.  Right now, there is a lot of traveling back and forth between my parents house & my in-laws house where my husband and teenagers stay.  Very soon I will have to stay with my husband at his parents house until the baby is born, but there is not room enough for my younger 4 kids to stay also. My doctor & the hospital I will deliver at is 20 minutes from their house. So it only makes sense for me to stay there.  As much as I wish I could change this, we don't seem to be finding a better solution to having the younger kids with us.

My parents are more than happy to keep my younger ones with them & help us get them to me as often as possible, but as a mom you want your youngest ones with you.  That is just how it is.  So, we will see how all of this really plays out.

God is good.  I say that often.  I have to say that often to remind myself. I know it is true, but there are days when I get consumed by life.

A few Sunday's ago I was reminded in the sermon that Job grew weary, David grew weary, Paul grew weary, and so many more all grew weary of their trials, but they never gave up.  They knew their God & they persevered.  They set the LORD before them everyday!  Their satisfaction was in God.  They may have been weary at times, but they were not shaken because God was their refuge.

"I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.You make known to me the path of life, in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore." Psalm 16:8&11