Nothing gives you an ice-cream headache quicker than snowmobiling at 45 mph when the actual temperature is -9 degrees and the wind is blowing 12 mph across an Iowa corn field laden with 2 or 3 feet of snow. And speaking of quick, how about a quick little survey to kick off the New Year?
1. A Verse:
What is one verse of Scripture that you are meditating on today?
Joshua 23:14: “…You know with all your heart and soul that not one of all the good promises the LORD your God gave you has failed. Every promise has been fulfilled; not one has failed.”
2. A Voice:
What is one quote that has inspired you lately?
“Our lives are meant to be listened to, because it is God who is speaking into and out of and through the symphony of the years, and the masterpiece of a lifetime.” -Michael Card
3. A Laugh:
What’s one thing that has made you laugh lately?
My 4-year-old daughter proclaiming that her big sister “threw up a tea party” with the new tea set she got for Christmas.
4. A Food:
Link us up to a favorite online recipe!
5. A Flick:
What movie should we rent this weekend?
Julie and Julia – I thought it was simply charming! And what a relief to see someone cooking with real butter again!
6. A Family:
What’s your best home-building tip?
Never go to bed angry.
7. A Chore:
What’s your best house-cleaning secret?
Teach your children to help you clean!
8. A Shop:
Sell us on your favorite store!
Mardel Christian and Education (www.mardel.com) has a vast selection of Christian books, CDs, games, gifts and homeschooling supplies. They also sell hard-to-find items for Sunday School classes. Mardel has great prices and great sales, and orders over $50 ship free!
9. A Prayer:
What’s one thing that you’d like blog-readers to pray about today?
Since this is the first week of 2010, pray for this year to be a “Jesus year.” Pray that this time next year we’ll be able to say that we really grew stronger in faith and closer to Jesus in 2010.
10. A Product:
What’s one great product that you’d like to tell the world about?
My hair and I are completely dysfunctional without Bed Head Control Freak Frizz Control and Straightener. It really does control my sort of wavy hair, and it doesn’t feel sticky or heavy. I absolutely love it!
Quick! Now it’s your turn! Share your answers or a link to them in the comments. Or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May God go with you in 2010!