Welcome and Blessings!

Thank you so much for stopping by! I have named this blog "Running to the Cross" because that is what I often find myself doing...running to be with my Lord Jesus! I often cover many aspects of life on my blog, as it is my journal. I used to write things down in all sorts of notebooks, but my writings would soon be lost. So I decided that it was time to start a blog and share my thoughts and ideas with others. Many topics you will find here are prayers, homemaking and organization, children and pregnancy, funny stories, and the challenges of parenting and motherhood. If you enjoy my blog and leave me a comment, you are likely to have me visit! I love meeting others and gleaning from the lives of others. May you be blessed! Your friend in Christ, Heather

Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Here is a little that I have been thinking and praying on:

I have been suffering from an imbalance of my time, my efforts, and my goals. So I made a list of my priorities and here they are:

  1. God: Devotions/Scripture reading, prayer/meditation on the Scriptures, quiet/focus & listening to God
  2. Husband: His needs, his laundry, areas to clean for him: bedroom, office, upstairs bathroom, food/weekly menu
  3. Family: their needs, their laundry, keeping all rooms clean for their safety, devotions: Scripture memory, sewing girl's clothes
  4. School: reading, writing, math, science/history, the arts (music/art), P.E./Health
  5. Cleaning: for husband, for family, for me
  6. Me: time w/God, serve husband/family, conduct school lessons, spend time cleaning, exercise
Each one of these areas is important and I am aiming to spend equal amounts of time on each every day, Lord willing.

I have a garden this year, raised beds... so no tilling, no weeding, just keeping the cats out of the garden and the dogs. Trying to grow tomatoes from seeds again, and realized if they don't get enough light they grow really tall & and become weak. If my seedlings in the house don't make it, I am going to plant April 1 outside underneath plastic milk jugs with the lids off right straight into my raised beds.

So here I go to plan my work and work my plan!