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Sticking to Your Standards

God has really been dealing with my heart about a lot of things recently.  Namely - holiness.  God keeps drawing me to be more, to rid my life of things and to be more steadfast in what He has already led our family to be. I was reading a book by Hugh Pyle called, Stick to Your Standards and it was even more the same message that God had already been dealing with me about.  There are some things that I've let in to my life and our home that God isn't pleased with.  Sure, I could justify them all day long - but I know deep inside that God has said NO! Today, I finally let go of the fight and told God that I would let them go.  I didn't experience a life growing up watching a family compromise in many ways that only destroyed the holiness it once had - to do so myself.  I went through it so I would know what it looks like and to raise up a generation that was more concerned about God and holiness . God needs men, women, and children to lift up the standard in this dark

Our Current Daily Schedule

I haven't done one of these posts in a long time, here is the last time I did before my son was born and my life looks a lot different than that now!   10:00 a.m. - Wake up; Make breakfast 10:30 a.m. - Breakfast 11:00 a.m. - Homeschool starts - Bible, writing, grammar 12:00 p.m. - Snack for my son & Recess; P.E. 1:00 p.m. - Lunch 1:45 p.m. - Pick up time 2:00 p.m. - Son's nap for 3 hours and this is when we homeschool spelling, history or science, math and reading 3:10 p.m. - My part in homeschool is done, daughter works independently until dinner; This begins my time to do whatever is on my to-do list for the day 3:30 p.m. - Snack 4:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Start dinner prep 5:00 p.m. - Son wakes up from nap 5:30 p.m. - Dinner 6:00 p.m. - Kitchen clean up 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Evening activities (different each night) 9:00 p.m. - Son's bedtime cereal and milk; we usually eat a snack 9:30 p.m. - Son's bedtime Family Freetime 11:00 p.m. - D