We are almost through Proverbs in my Reading Through the Bible group. Leviticus and Proverbs have been interesting to me. Reminders of how just being mindful of certain things in life can enrich and make for a happier life whether you’re Christian or not. Simple Goodness or Evil. Which is the preferred to follow? I see evil as having no fruitful outcome except for the evil doers so give me Goodness and Righteousness any day of the week. But as the Bible teaches to each his own for their outcome. Am I a contentious woman? I hope not, however, I do have my days that I’m out of sorts, but I think contention used in Proverbs means more surly attitudes or maybe downright mean? What is your take on contention? I may have it all wrong so would love to hear any thoughts on the subject.
As I’m reading through the Bible, I’m also following a wonderful gal who is sharing her thoughts on Proverbs via Doodling. Check out some of her great artwork doodles by clicking the image.
My word for the year:
Sharing my Joy with you. You can find it HERE or click on the image to download it.
If you’d like it without my graphics or watermark, you’re welcome to download it HERE or click the image below and use as you like.
Blessings and if you stop by, please Scribble me a comment or just a hi. Scribbling visitors are the best kind. If anyone would like to guest scribble on my blog, just let me know. Thanks. And if you’re journaling through or reading through the Bible and blogging about, please let me know so I can come visit you. 🙂
So, when I go Thrifting, I’ve been on the look-out for a juicer. Finally found this Hamilton Beach one that looked as clean as brand new and Surprise!! it was only $5.00. Yay!! 🙂 I figured if it didn’t work, I had 7 days to return it for store credit. Washed it at home and juiced apples and the juice was delicious. But, there was no user manual with it, so went online to hunt for a free PFD download. Well, while looking, I saw where this model was recalled. Now my joy in my thrifty find, was damped. I couldn’t tell if this was a recent recall or one from the past, and why the juicer had been given away. If so, I was miffed that they would give away a recalled item, but was giving the benefit of the doubt that maybe they didn’t know. The recall said the juicer blade basket could come apart and parts fly and 4 people to date (whatever date that was) had been injured. I decided worse case scenario would be to return to the store, but let them know it was recalled so that they wouldn’t sell it to someone else.
Next morning, I call Hamilton Beach number. She said they were giving a replacement basket and once I receive it, the unit is safe to use again. Joy returns and Yay!!! So, I still get to have a juicer and way lower than my budget would allow. (Good reminder though for when purchasing something used…check online for recalls; especially baby cribs and car seats too.)
A DIY project I made this week. Love YouTube that showed me how to put the pump into the lid. Very easy. Made one for my bathroom and one for my daughter. The grandson liked it so much that he asked if I’d make one for him to give to his teacher. 🙂 I made a smaller version for him to give. Here’s link if you want to see how to do it the way that I did. I used a drill but had to use a needle nose pliers to make the hole large enough since I didn’t have a large enough drill bit (where there’s a will there’s a way, right. haha)
Free printable scripture w/o my watermark can be downloaded HERE
And if you’d like my Lemon background for your own use, it can be downloaded for free HERE
Hope you enjoyed,
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