Striving for the Simple & Old Ways: {Weekend Reflecting}

"Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content."

Philippians 4:11(KJV)

Reflecting on the week with joy; come good, bad, or indifferent . . . 

I am learning slowly, yet surely, that simplicity is a state of mind.  That being still before the LORD and trusting Him daily is a choice.  A process.

I choose to meditate on His Word. 
I choose to turn over to Him, in prayer, my worries, concerns and hectic day.

This week I chose to guard, with tenacity, each quiet, still and simple pleasure that I encountered.  I do this for myself and for my family.  I said, "No thank you."  More than once, to more than a few people.  AREN'T YOU PROUD OF ME!?!

How our school week went . . . 
Busy, busy, in a dizzy!
The girls and I were on the road after the Texas Independence Day Festival, on a 4-H Horse Judging trip.  We didn't get home until Tuesday evening.  This means we hit the ground running to finish up the week.  We are SO taking Spring Break next week.  
This is the logo for our new Texas History curriculum:  What do you think?
What I'm reading this week . . .  

What's on my e-Reader . . . 
One Bite at a Time - I am really enjoying this read and focus.  Simple = better.

What the kids are reading this week . . . 
The Squeaker: Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The Swiss Family Robinson
The Scout: The Spy & War of the Worlds
The Bug: The Rover Boys on the River, and The Confessions (She found it on my tablet, not certain why she is interested in 18th Century philosophy, but we'll see if she keeps it up.)

Mom projects that I tackled this week . . . 
  • Ummmm . . . moving on!

What I'm Eating?  
Oh man, you SO don't want to know.  I have five words . . . Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, enough said.  Trying to get back on the wagon this week, but I may have gained a little, hard to get up there!  Somebody give me a shove.

Here are the posts I enjoyed this week . . .

Joyfully Learning with You,
The Joyful Socks Mom 

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