A Proverbs Wife

Working Willingly: Monday 2/7

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As part of my last week Faith goals, I has set out to read Psalm 139 – 144 but by Sunday afternoon, had only read 4 of the 6 chapters. So after typing this up, I will get the other 2 read. My other goal was to read chapter 7 of A Plea For More Prayer – A Ministry of Intercession which is part of our February virtual book club assignment. I haven’t completed my reading but have gotten a great deal of encouragement and revelation from what I’ve read so far.

Here’s what I have planned this week.

1.) FAITH:

  • Bible Reading: Psalm 132 – 138
  • Prayer: Monday – Sunday
  1. – Prayer with and for my husband
  2. – Prayer with and for my children
  3. – Intercessory prayer for my family and others
  4. -Prayer request from church

This Weeks Memory Verse

Psalm 139:7

Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?

2.) MUST DO” List:

  • Ask God to direct week so that I use my time, energy, money and any other resources to glorify Him.
  • Make bank deposits and update income and expense sheet.
  • Laundry: washing, drying, folding, tailoring, ironing & putting away.
  • Choose clothes for church & iron them
  • Let my 10 & 8 year old practice ironing on low setting.
  • No allergy shot this week.
  • Remind the kids to call their grandparents this week.

3.) Taking Care of My Home:

Complete daily and weekly chores listed below with my children.

Monday – Sweep bathrooms (younger 2 children), Mop bathrooms (older 2 children), Sweep foyer (youngest son), Sweep & Mop laundry room (oldest & youngest sons), Sweep Kitchen (youngest son), Mop kitchen (Oldest & youngest daughters) Clean master bath toilet (youngest son) & sink (youngest daughter)

Tuesday – Bring trash and recycle bin to front of the house for pick-up (oldest son), Clean guest bathroom toilet (youngest son & daughter), Clean toilet in kids bathroom (oldest & youngest son), Clean sink and counter in kids bathroom (youngest daughter), Clean doorknob, light switch plate, front and back of bathroom door (youngest son), Clean mirror (oldest daughter), Make shopping list & print coupons (Mom), Put meat in refrigerator to defrost for tomorrows dinner (Mom)

Wednesday – Bring all trash receptacles to the back of the house, Vacuum all carpets in the house, Iron clothes for Church (Mom & two middle children), Complete one quarterly task (organize 3 drawers), Put meat in refrigerator to defrost for tomorrows dinner (Mom)

Thursday – Sweep all (5) floors, dust, wipe disinfect one room (school room), Gather coupons for shopping (oldest daughter), Put meat in refrigerator to defrost for tomorrows dinner (Mom)

Friday – Clean all tubs and showers (Older two children & I wash the tubs. Two younger children wipe walls & knobs), Clean toilet and sink guest bathroom (Mom), Complete one quarterly task (Dust fan blades). Wash all bed sheets, air out mattresses and remake beds (everyone)

Saturday – (No housework) Grocery shopping. Take out meat for Sunday (Mom), Calculate weekly tithe (Mom or Dad),

Sunday- (No housework) SABBATH

4.) Training My Children:

Devotional & Personal Bible Reading~My 7 & 8 year old will continue reading  “The One Year Devotions“. My 10 year old will continue reading Proverbs this week. My 17 year old will continue Living Beyond Yourself: Exploring the Fruit Of The Spirit by Beth Moore.

Character Training: Being kind to one another.

5.) Menu Plan Monday



L~Kraft Mac & Cheese dinner kit

D~Stewed Chicken, potatoes, dumplings and rice



L~ Salsa & Chips

D~BBQ Pork, stuffing, baked macaroni and green beans


B~ Baked biscuits with Sausage

L~Mrs. Pauls Fish Fillets

D~Fried Chicken, baked potatoes and corn


B~Cheesy Crock Pot Grits

L~15 bean soup and steamed rice

D~Baked fish and steamed veggies


B~ Pancakes and Bacon

L~ Lentil and steamed rice

D~ Spaghetti and garlic bread

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