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Cold Feet

Cold? Did I ask for cold? Just a week ago, when it was close to 90, I was wishing for fall weather, so I could put on some jeans and a sweater. And now, well it's really chilly. And because it's only September, I cannot turn on the furnace. It's a silly rule really, just like I won't turn on the air in May. Those two months, I think should be windows open months. However, the other night I left all the windows open on the first floor.......it was 55 degrees when we woke up. I had to put on socks; I am so not a sock person. But the last few mornings, I have socked up so that my toes don't fall off.

I am loving the BSF study group I joined, we are studying the book of Isaiah. It is sooooo not my learning style as it's a very academic approach. But, here's the thing, I want a better understanding of God's promises for those who seek Him. This book is also a source of comfort and learning for my oldest daughter, and as with all teenagers it's a challenge to always connect with her. If we can connect over a discussion of God's word...well, I can't think of anything better.

I also started leading a bible study called, Transformed Inside Out. It is a scripture based weight loss study. I have struggled with my weight since high school. Earlier this year I told you about my visit to the doctor, and how she told me that if I didn't take action I would be diabetic in the next 5 years. I took her at her word, and decided that the only way to get healthy was do ask God for help. This study focuses on transformation...from the inside out. Formed based on the scripture verse Romans 12:2 "And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, to prove what is that good and acceptable, and perfect will of God."
Amazing, that God gives us the ability to choose to change and He is always there, always the same, and always faithful.

On this principle alone, I can rest because I am in His care.

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