Archive for October, 2009


Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Peace is not the subtraction of problems. Peace is the addition of God’s power to deal with the situation. Adrian Rodgers

My Uncle

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Before we left for Grandma’s funeral, I asked you to pray for my Uncle. I barely know my mom’s brother. We’ve always lived far away and after Grandpa died, Grandma came to see us. We didn’t really spend much time with the extended family. The last time I saw my uncle, I was 8. It […]

Works of God

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Any blessing this week? Each of us receives blessings daily if only we look for them and acknowledge God as the giver. Health, ability to move, family, friends, pretty things to enjoy,…the list goes on. Even in very difficult situations, we can find something to thank God for. Doing so changes our hearts and minds […]

From Outside the Frame

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Ok, these may be cool or useful, but I’m just sharing for the weird factor. FiveFinger Shoes Leaf Miner Game it’s pretty fun. You have to identify the leaf as it falls.  I realized I don’t know my leaf shapes very well. Leaf Art Projects You’ve probably seen this but it cracks me up. School […]

I know this to be true

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. Let me hold you while I may, for it may not always be so. One day I shall […]

More Blessings

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Here are some more blessings God sent our way this week. 1. My friend Joy took James and I out to eat when she visited last weekend. 2. Lee needed a new tire to replace a very bad tire on his car. He asked his father if he had any tires laying around. My father […]

I have a confession…

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

1. I don’t make my own bread. 2. I don’t grind my own wheat. 3. I don’t buy everything organic–I’d love to have the budget for that but I don’t have a budget for anything! 4. I love money saving blogs, but I never go to Walgreens, CVS, Target, or Rite Aid for the deals. […]


Monday, October 5th, 2009

Here’s how the Norris family does church. We have approval from Lee’s parole officer. She knows exactly what we do so no worries! Lee goes to Sunday School. James and I arrive quite late and I take him straight to his classroom to wait for the children and the teacher. When they arrive, I go […]

KidKraft Wooden Play Kitchen

Monday, October 5th, 2009

I recently joined a site to review products and was given the opportunity to review this wooden play kitchen by KidKraft. It’s the KidKraft Grand Gourmet Corner Kitchen. With Christmas coming up, some of you may be looking for a great gift for your little cooks in training. This wooden play kitchen is the newest […]

Works of God

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

We’re home! I’m so tired and haven’t unpacked yet, but we’re home. I’m very thankful that I was able to spend this time with my family. I felt blessed to share memories of Grandma and be at her funeral. We all cried–me quite a bit! But it was still a special time. My family and […]