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July Goals and June Recap

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FAITH GOALS

JUNE:

Pray More Worry Less – I’ve done well praying more and really not worrying.  I have  peace because I know God is doing some mighty things in our family right now.  I can’t wait to share how God is going to show us His glory just as He said in John 11:4 to Lazarus’ sisters “for the glory of God, so that the son of God may be glorified by it.”  

You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.                                                                                                                                         Psalm 30:11 (NIV)

Five-Minute Daily Devotion on Acts – First-Five App – Stay caught up and not get behind. Finish Acts and begin Numbers on June 6th.  Oops it is June 6th today.  (It’s June 15th.  I’m just trying to finish this up,  and I can’t write so I am already behind on Numbers and Acts had a couple of days to finish.)  (Failure – the stitches, and then food poisoning kept me behind on all my devotions.)

Begin Bible study at church on June 8 (Happy Birthday to me) – It’s called The Best Yes by Lysa TerKeurst.  I’ve done it before as a volunteer team leader for Proverbs 31 Online Bible Studies, and I can not wait to do it with my church family. (I attended on June 8th but again I am behind because I can’t write in my workbook, and we were out-of-town today so I missed the video.)  (Failed due to stitches, food poisoning, and travel)

Begin the Bible Study The Husband Project by Kathy Lipp with Proverbs 31 Online Bible Studies on June 20 –  This one has been a total success and keeping up with my husband projects.

JULY:

Pray Reverently and Fervently Every Day – Several things on our hearts right now and I’m believing God is going to do some mighty things.  I can’t wait to share.

Finish The Best Yes Bible Study at my church.

Finish The Husband Project Bible Study with Proverbs 31 Online Bible Studies.

Catch up on Numbers Devotions with the First 5 App from Proverbs 31 Online Bible Studies.

Start the Romans and 1 and 2 Corinthians Devotions with the First 5 App from Proverbs 31 Online Bible Studies beginning July 25 – September 24.

FAMILY GOALS 

From his abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another.                                                                                                                          JOHN 1:16 (NIV) 

JUNE:

Walks in the neighborhood with both the boys, and yes continue snuggling on the sofa with my husband – Total success

 

Mini-trip with my daughter, son-in-law and grandson –Success

Fishing Tournament with our son, daughter-in-law and grandson –  Success and our 2.5 year old grand son won 3rd place.

Family Reunion with my husband’s family.  Can’t wait –  Success

JULY:

Continue walks with the grandsons and alone, and yep a whole lot of snuggling with the husband.

Lots of swimming with whoever.

HEALTH GOALS

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JUNE:

Wear pedometer (7,000 steps a day), Exercise 3-4 days a week, eat healthier, walk the boys at least twice and plan one week of meals.  Lose 2 pounds –   Although I got behind I’ve done well eating healthier and I am putting 10,000 steps on the pedometer and I did not lose the  2 pounds, but did not gain with all the sitting from the hurt fingers.

JULY:

Wear pedometer (moving up to 10,000 steps a day).  Exercise 3-4 days a week, eat healthier, walk the boys at least twice and plan one week of meals.  Lose 2 pounds.  Keep a log of all exercise.

Drink 4 large glasses of water.  Record it.  I recently read this article on the benefits of drinking water.    I think I would feel so much better if I drank more water instead of coffee, tea and sodas.  This cup was a gift from a friend who sells them here.

Plan and prepare healthier meals.

Exercise 20 minutes at least 3 days a week in addition to walking.  Keep a record in my planner.

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.                                                                                                                                         1 Corinthians 10:31 (ESV)

FRIEND GOALS

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JUNE:

Be The Blessing – OK I am going out on a limb here because it is June 6th and my birthday is in two days.  This year I am 66.  It seems impossible.  I wish I was 30 and knowing all I do now, but we don’t get do overs.  Anyway two days from now if I can get it all organized I want to be a blessing and give 66 things.  I was up until 1:00 this morning making a list of 66 things and I have not been able to come up with that many, but maybe my friends and family can help.  (Did it and it was great.)  (Here is my planned post.)- I haven’t been able to write about all the wonderful things that happened.)  Would you join me on my blog post for my birthday and share how you have performed a random act of kindness.  Here is my post on that.

Lunch With Friends – I had planned to have lunch with some friends I used to work with on June 10th, but I cut my fingers on June 9th so they were still deadened and I could not drive, but I did meet up with a church friend on Wednesday this week after Bible study and have lunch.

Unplanned Friend HappeningsWe had a friend come from Louisiana to fish with my husband and son.  We got to go to lunch with him and both our kids and their families.  FUN!

JULY:

Meet one of my girl friends who I used to work with.  We are both retired and it’s been hard lately meeting up.

Have some neighbor ladies over for tea/coffee.  God’s been speaking to me about doing this for months.

HOME GOALS

JUNE:  

House goals  – Total failure.   I could not do anything with my fingers.  Still not able to get out into the flower beds, but hopefully in July I’ll be able to do something.

Clean the front flower beds, mulch them and trim all fifteen azaleas –Total failure and I hesitate to keep putting this on the list, but it needs to be done so I will.  The fingers totally prevented this, and now I’m worried I’ll see that five-foot snake again.

Clean out winter clothes.  Bring summer clothes downstairs – I was able to do some of this partially, but it’s better.  Will finish in July.

Clean out make-up drawer – Failure

JULY:  

I’ve added lots of things to do in July.  Eeeeek

Clean the front flower beds, mulch them and trim all fifteen azaleas.

Clean out make-up drawer. 

Clean and organize kitchen pantry.

Clean seven of the kitchen drawers.

Clean and organize master bedroom closet.

Donate clothes, shoes and purses

 

BLOGGING GOALS

Blogging Goals

Continue to pray about where my emphasis should be.  So many questions on my heart right now as to how I should proceed.  (Still no firm answers as to where God wants me, so I keep moving along.)

JUNE:

Lesson 2 – Blogging Course – Failure

Review and clean-up my first 15 blogs – Partial success.  I got 10 finished)

Linky Page – Complete cleaning it up – Partial success.  I worked on a few days of the link page.

Names of God – Finish my blog posts on the names of God from Wendy Blight’s study of I Know His Name – Failure, and not sure when this can happen.  I hope to blog about them all one day.

JULY:

Lesson 2 – Blogging Course.  This is the 3rd month I’ve had this as a goal.  Not sure I can get it done.  It was a big lesson but I am working on the first part and that was going thru all of my old blogs.

Review and clean-up 15 more blogs plus 5 so it will be 20.

Delete at least 1,000 emails.

Linky Page – Work on a few more days of this project with a completion date of August.

Attend the Declare Blogging Conference.

Names of God – I have failed at finishing the Names of God posts.  It’s been hard keeping up and I thought it would be easier this summer, but so far it hasn’t been.  We will see how the month of July progresses and if I run out of subject to blog about, I’ll pick this up.

If you enjoyed this post, you may enjoy these from  MarchApril, May and June.

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42 Responses to “July Goals and June Recap”

  1. Sarah @ Pretty Simple Ideas July 6, 2016 at 10:29 am #

    I love how you have different goals for the different areas of your life! Usually mine are all over the place so having them laid out like this would be helpful to me. Good luck with reaching them!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 6, 2016 at 11:14 am #

      It truly does help me Sarah. Yes I miss a few, but on target for so many of them.

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  2. betsydecruz July 6, 2016 at 2:17 pm #

    Hi Debbie! I enjoyed taking a look at your goals. These are beautiful! I’m also doing the First 5 App Numbers study and am getting SO MUCH out of it. I listen to the passage on Bible Gateway’s audio Bible after reading the devotional. Then I copy a scripture or two from the chapter. This makes me so happy each morning! 🙂 Glad you’re able to go to Declare!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 6, 2016 at 7:49 pm #

      Thanks Betsy. I’ve never listened to the audio Bible. Sounds interesting. I’m looking forward to Declare. Hope all is well sweet lady.

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  3. Carolina Cisneros July 6, 2016 at 7:03 pm #

    Lots of snuggles with hubby. I’m going to add those to my July goals. So important! Have a blessed week, my friend!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 6, 2016 at 7:50 pm #

      Yes mine is loving it and lots of thank yous.

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  4. cindy July 7, 2016 at 9:11 am #

    Great goals you have set for July. Enjoyed reading this today. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 7, 2016 at 1:42 pm #

      Thanks for stopping by Cindy. Loved your July 4th celebration.

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  5. Stacey July 7, 2016 at 9:13 am #

    I think it’s so neat that you do this! It’s just so important to set goals but you can’t be mad at yourself if you don’t do all of them because this is a hefty list.

    The Best Yes keeps popping up in front of me all the time. Most likely need to check that out.

    Which blogging course are you trying to do? I get overwhelmed with too much information about blogging sometimes. Do you?

    Working in the garden early this morning before it got too hot. That’s when you need to do those azaleas too. It’s so beautiful in the mornings and I love to hear the birds.

    Thanks for joining Thoughts of Home on Thursday. You inspire me. 🙂

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 7, 2016 at 1:41 pm #

      Stacey I am doing a course called Elite Blog Academy. It’s a lot of work and I can’t seem to find the time to sit down and do it. Yes I do get overwhelmed and not sure where I am going with my blogging. My whole purpose has been to bless family and friends and leave a legacy.

      Those azaleas are waiting on me, but I have gotten in the flower beds.

      Thanks for stopping by.

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  6. gakeman75 July 7, 2016 at 10:20 am #

    Keep going with drinking the water. I am also trying to drink water instead soda. It is hard though.

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 7, 2016 at 1:35 pm #

      See that big cup up above. It holds about 3 cups and I’m filling it up twice a day. Big adjustment for me.

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  7. mummyfever July 7, 2016 at 5:53 pm #

    I love the snuggle more one – we so need to do that! Thanks for linking to #sharewithme and have a wonderful weekend x

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 7, 2016 at 9:46 pm #

      Thank you and you have a grand weekend. Can’t wait.

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  8. lynnjsimpson July 7, 2016 at 10:55 pm #

    You’ve been amazing with your goals and may you continue as He guides you in all your ways!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 8, 2016 at 9:57 pm #

      Thanks Lynn. I hope to keep doing it or maybe I’ll get everything done and won’t need goals.

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  9. Alana Mautone (@RamblinGarden) July 8, 2016 at 4:41 pm #

    I’ve never been one to set goals for myself. But, as I approach retirement, I have to get some things done – and it may be time for me to do that. Having this on your blog certainly makes you accountable.

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 8, 2016 at 9:56 pm #

      I never set goals either except in my head and they never happened. I am retired so maybe that’s the difference. Thanks for stopping by. Followed you on twitter.

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  10. Jolene Underwood (@theJoleneU) July 11, 2016 at 8:46 am #

    I look forward to meeting you at Declare. Goals are so important yet it’s challenging to take the time to think through them, then write them down, then follow through. Great job in doing just that. I hope you are able to continue and find encouragement as you work through each one.

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 11, 2016 at 2:14 pm #

      Declare will be here before we know it, and July will be over before we know it. Thanks for stopping by Jolene and hopefully we’ll meet up.

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  11. Everything's Coming Up Rosie July 12, 2016 at 12:15 am #

    Great post! Stopping by from #OverTheMoon linkup. 🙂 I recently did a similar post over on my blog: http://www.ecurosie.com/june-2016-review/

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 12, 2016 at 11:59 pm #

      Thanks Rosie. I hope over and read yours. We’ve got a lot on our plates and the month is almost over.

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  12. Bernideen's Tea Time, Cottage and Garden July 12, 2016 at 9:14 am #

    Thanks for sharing with us today!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 12, 2016 at 11:44 pm #

      Thank you. Enjoyed being there.

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  13. Lisa notes... July 12, 2016 at 10:18 am #

    Lots of praying and time in the Word and time with family here! Beautiful goals, each one.

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 12, 2016 at 11:45 pm #

      Thanks Lisa.

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  14. mysideof50 July 12, 2016 at 3:45 pm #

    I don’t know how you get so much done. I admire you thinking and praying through each area of your life and setting goals and writing them down. Glad you have done the snuggling with the husband one. Your health goals are fantastic – keep it up! Thanks for sharing at #overthemoon!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 13, 2016 at 12:14 am #

      Thanks for the encouragement and I love linking up at over the moon.

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  15. Sandi July 12, 2016 at 6:57 pm #

    Lots snuggles with Hubby; success! Spending time with the little guys. Wonderful! Prayer and daily reading of the word can only make our lives richer. And wouldn’t it be lovely to be thirty and know what we know now? I say that all the time. Whatever we do, do all to the glory of God. Our chores, our work outside the home, our relationships, everything will be better if we do it with His glory in mind. Great post, Debbie. Thank you for sharing.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 13, 2016 at 12:13 am #

      Sandi it would be lovely to be thirty again. Knowing time is getting shorter and shorter keeps me savoring more of Him and my family. Thanks Sandi.

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  16. JES the Pilgrim July 12, 2016 at 7:09 pm #

    I love how you were able to share your goals and encourage us at the same time! Thank you for linking this on the Art of Home-Making Mondays at Strangers & Pilgrims on Earth!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 13, 2016 at 12:12 am #

      Thank you Jes and thanks again for the link-up.

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  17. Karen Del Tatto July 12, 2016 at 9:21 pm #

    Oh my!! You are an inspiration! Wow!

    I love how you broke down your goals into different, meaningful categories. Great idea!

    I also like how you gave a recap of last month’s goals and were transparent in those areas where you may not have met them, but you keep on keeping on.

    Great post!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 13, 2016 at 12:07 am #

      Thank you Karen for being an inspiration to me today, and yep so many things come up that I believe are more God important so I have to put some of those goals behind. This has been a hard month ministering to others in need so not sure I am going to get through all of them, but because they are written down some of them will get finished.

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  18. Abby July 13, 2016 at 2:04 pm #

    Hi Debbie! I loved reading through these. What a great practice and motivator. Thanks for sharing!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 16, 2016 at 1:23 am #

      Thanks Abby. I’m motivated but it seems things keep happening but many of those goals are going to get completed. Thanks for stopping by. Love your blog.

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  19. Donna Reidland July 14, 2016 at 4:38 pm #

    Love the travel mug!

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 15, 2016 at 10:36 am #

      Thanks Donna. I did not know it was so huge. It keeps the water so cold all day. It holds 3 cups of water so 2 of these is a way to get my water intake in and it’s working.

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  20. Hazel Moon July 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm #

    You are a busy lady and how you manage to get most of it done is amazing to me. I am not a goal or list person, except for a grocery list and your post made me smile. Thank you for sharing with us here at Tell me a Story. http://letmetelluastory.blogspot.com/
    The Declare Conference sounds wonderful.

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 15, 2016 at 10:37 am #

      Thanks Hazel. It’s hard to believe I’m retired but it’s a beautiful life. I can’t wait for the conference. Thanks again for the link-up. Have a blessed weekend.

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  21. livefromjulieshouse July 15, 2016 at 1:22 am #

    Thank you for sharing at #HomeMattersParty

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    • bloggerlovestheking July 16, 2016 at 12:32 am #

      Thank you. Enjoy your link-up.

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