Daily Verse

"How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from you commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you." Psalm 119:9-11

Why do we try to conform God to our will? Live in His word and know true joy.

"Make me to know your ways, O LORD, teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long. Remember your mercy, O LORD, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old."
Psalm 25:4-6

God reveals the truth of our time and all time to us through Scripture.

"The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the tstimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple: the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the LORD are true, and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb."
Psalm 19:7-10

All the laws in all the books in all the libraries of the world are but a footnote to the law of God.

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways ackowledge him, and he will make straight your paths."
Proverbs 3:5-6

To know and understand God comes not through our intellect, but through the wisdom given to us by the grace of God.

"My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart."
Proverbs 3:1-3

Don't measure success by society's standards. Use Christ as your measuring stick.

"The the LORD answered Job our of the whirlwind and said: 'Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding, Who determined its measurements - surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? Or who laid its cornerstond...?'"
Job 38:1, 4-6

When we measure God by our limited standards, we attempt to measure the elephant by weighing one strand of its hair.

"Philip said to him, 'Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.' Jesus said to him, 'Have I been with you so lon, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, Show us the Father?'"
John 14:8-9

Christ is God made flesh. If you want to know God, you must draw closer to Jesus.








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Tuesday, June 23, 2009


There are many people in my life that have been more than supportive of the face that I may not always be able to control my tears, and have a hard time loosing weight that seems to be gained overnight, along with other wonderful things like being 26 and still fighting acne full time, being tired often, and many other things. There are many women out there that know the routine, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

We found out officially last summer that I had PCOS, but because of a wonderful friend were suspicious that I may have had it for a few years prior. What finally lead to finding it was that my body faked a pregnancy last year. I had all the symptoms, started gaining a little baby bump, the list goes on and on. I didn't go to the doctor because, well because of my history! Finally where I would have been about 3 months I went and did the regular tests and the doctor found PCOS. It wasn't a surprise to me, but what she told me was...she said with her help and lots of prayer she was 100% sure that we would be able to conceive. Well, she ended up moving to New Zealand after just 3 months of working with her.

But let me tell you, while the testing, ultrasounds, blood work, and giving myself shots were not that great for those 3 months...the fact that I was, well, normal was wonderful. Handsome and I have often talked that we wished that it didn't cost so much to go through month after month because we would like to have the normal even steven and able to have fun and love life me back on a regular basis, but it was between $750 & $1000 a month out of pocket!

Anyway, PCOS can affect 1 in 15 women (MINIMUM) and the symptoms can run the gamut from person to person. As a general rule PCOS ladies are heavier and have trouble loosing weight, but even smaller ladies can have PCOS as well. Because it is becoming so widespread, I would like you to check out this website and read more about it.

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uncomplicateme said...

PCOS is a whole lot of not-fun! I so hear you. I was hoping it would all just go away after being pregnant with B - like maybe things would fix themselves. Not so much I don't think.