Monday, September 29, 2008

What God says...

Exodus 18:21
21 Moreover you shall select from all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

God clearly spells out for His people the qualifications for elected leaders. I really don't believe that God simply forgot to add women in this verse. If we don't look to His word to guide us in our paths, then we will look to our culture's or our own wisdom, of which there is none. It is not a matter of what we feel is good, but what we know God says IS good.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

The Most Awesome-est Music Video ever, EVER

You all have probably seen this already but I thought I'd send you into the weekend with something to make you smile. If you haven't seen this before, be prepared to LOVE this video. Although I can't decide who is my favorite band member, Rico Suave lead singer man or Mr. Magoo guitar-player-dancing man. Have fun watching!

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Hair Cuts

Tonight was hair cut night. Here is Noah getting a new "do" to go with his cammo look. It looks like I had him in a vise grip. I swear I did not hurt the boy.
I'm concentrating. "Don't cut the ears...don't cut the ears..."
Knox pre-cut but with red-fire candy from the firetruck birthday party we went to today. Sorry there's no after pic for him. I'm obviously an amateur blogger. wonder I never have more than like five readers a day.
Somebody decided to give Patience a new "do" too.
Gracie has decided she wants an Ipod. Don't know where she even heard about Ipods as neither Colin nor I have Ipods. (Am I even spelling "Ipods" correctly?) Howerver, she is determined to earn the money to buy one, and yes we've discussed how much they actually cost. Tonight she earned one dollar by cutting Colin's hair. She did a great job but, clearly, Colin is not happy about paying for haircuts after I've been doing them for free all these years. Sorry there's no picture of the actual hair cutting. I was laying on the couch playing on Facebook. Again, maybe if I got up and took pictures you people would come back to my blog more than once a year. But I'm tired, people! I have six kids ya know, get off my back already will ya?!

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Would you prefer pics?

Beautiful Patience is all smiles. Don't be fooled. Beneath those fat rolls is a lot of muscle. She's rolling over, trying desperately to sit up, and just started bouncing herself in her rainforest jumper
Admiring the ceiling fan.
Fantastic Four. Please notice the Princesses posing on the left, Chuck Norris/ninja man, and Spidey-hands on the right.
Mercy with her birthday cake. Poor girl, nobody thought to wipe off her spaghetti birthday dinner face. And she apparently was left to fix her own hair as well. That's what happens when you're number five...left to fend for yourself. Although, I don't know, it kind of works in a cuter-than-anything-two-year-old sort of way.
Fairy princess Molly. Yes, I let her dance on the furniture. It was her birthday after all.
Uh-oh... Something tells me that someone knows they're cute.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Boy, I got a little rant-y there didn't I?! Well, some things just get me fired up I guess. I thought I'd learned not to blog when miffed, but looks like I didn't. Okay, well more cute kid pictures coming soon, Lord willing. We'll see ya next time. Y'all come back now. Ya hear? :)

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Make no mistake...

Let me be clear that my last post is not an endorsement for Mrs. Palin as VP. I think she is a very respectable and admirable woman. The fact alone that she has five kids and still manages to have her hair and makeup immaculate is amazing! ;) However, I also believe that God's Word is clear that women were not created for government leadership.

Biblical exhortation on this subject is found here. Pastor Morecraft gives clear teaching on why Deborah is not an excuse for voting for Sarah Palin. I encourage you to listen to the whole thing. It is very moving.

My personal feelings on the matter can be found here. The Botkin sisters are so courageous to speak out on the topic of biblical womanhood. I've seen first hand just a small portion of the attack launched on people when they dare to speak out against the cultural norm of feminism. Such bravery in ones so young! I hope they will inspire many other women as they did me.

Matt Damon rips Sarah Palin

People, Hollywood is not our friend. We spend a lot of time watching these actors/actresses at the movies or curled up on our comfy sofa, so we feel relatively comfortable with them. Make no mistake, Christians, if they were with us in a room, they would openly mock and scorn us for our beliefs. This video was a wake up call for me. Why do I waste my time and money supporting their business?! I pray we will not love our appetites for entertainment more than we love our Lord.