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Friday, 2 March 2012

Wrapping It All Up

Some of you who are my friends on facebook or who read my other blog, will know about this already, but I can't put it off any longer.
The thing I never told you was that Missis lost her job just before Christmas.  She told us in January that all was well and that they didn't have any financial worries whatsoever.  I was quite taken aback as it never occurred to me that they would have.
And then last Monday she dropped the bombshell that they had decided to sell the farm.  This means that we have to move.  We are absolutely devastated, as you can imagine.
After a lot of to-ing and fro-ing we have taken the decision to sell the horses.  We have worked out our finances and can't afford to keep them at livery.  Once I've finished this I have to draw up For Sale adverts for both boys, which is something I never thought I'd have to do.
The problem with renting a property is that the majority of them don't take pets, so we are even struggling to keep Tessa, Purdy and Tigger, which is breaking my heart.  My daughter will have Tessa if it comes to it. 
I just wanted to say a huge thankyou to everyone who's followed my blog.  I can't believe I've been writing it since 2009. 
We've had a good life here, and it's been an adventure, not all of it good.  I won't miss the mud and the snow and the tap not working, and to be honest, the hacking here isn't all that great.  I am looking on the bright side and quite looking forward to living in a two-bed house instead of this tiny cottage and being able to craft.  Oh yes, and going out to work.
Thanks for following my humble blog, I will come back to read your comments, but all that remains is for me to say goodbye and I wish all of you all the very best.
Thanks so much
Jane xx

13 comments:

  1. So sorry to hear your news! Hope it all works out for you.

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  2. Hoping and praying that everything works out ok and sooner rather than later
    Hugs, Margaret xx

    ps has the postie been yet?

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  3. I am so sorry to hear this. Parting with the horses cannot be easy. I do hope you are able to find a way to keep your other pets.

    I will miss this blog as I always enjoyed reading about your riding adventures. I wish you well and send my good wishes that the perfect new home turns up sooner rather than later.

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  4. Really sorry to hear all this. But good luck and best wishes!

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  5. Oh Jane Im so sorry for what has happened, Im sure its going to be hard saying goodbye to your horses, but you are being brave and doing the right thing for them. Im glad to hear your not going to give up the crafting as you are so talented and it would be a terrible loss if you did. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  6. Sorry to see you go Jane. Very best wishes for the future and maybe you'll be back soon
    Margaret x

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  7. Oh, I didn't realise! I'm glad you can see the bright side, and I'm very grateful for your years of blogging friendship. Thanks for your comment today and your prayers.

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  8. you are invited to follow my blog

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  9. Oh, Jane! I am so sorry! I know how it broke my heart when I had to sell my horses those many years ago. Take care! The Boxer Twins are sending hugs your way.

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  10. I've been a (somewhat erratic) reader of your blog for some time but haven't commented before. So sorry to hear your news. Hope you manage to find the v. best of homes for the horses and of course for yourselves and the other animals.

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  11. OH!!I
    I am so very sorry to hear this news...I know you don't know who I am...I popped over from another's blog, and then to yours. I read some of what you had on sidebars and also the last post. It had me in stitches, you write so well.
    I am having a troubled horsey time right now and the Scriptures you have on sidebars, REALLY uplifted my spirit. I am going to now put them on my own sidebar. Thanks for that!

    Again, so very sorry to hear of you having to sell your beloved, beautiful horses.
    I will pray that a resolve may be found for your greatest joy and living conditions with your animals.

    XX
    KK
    with Washashe mare~

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  12. UNLESS THE FATHER DRAWS HIM


    John 6:44 No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up on the last day.

    What is the meaning of John 6:44?

    1. Does it mean only a few, who have been selected by the Father, will be saved? No, it does not.
    2. Does it mean that men only respond to the gospel because of irresistible grace? No, it does not.

    WHO ARE THOSE THAT THE FATHER DRAWS?

    John 6:45 It is written in the prophets, 'And they shall all be taught of God.' Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father, comes to Me.

    The Father draws all who hear and learn. The Father does not force anyone to hear or learn. Men have free-will. God does not impute faith into a few so they will believe and be saved. Faith does not come by injection.

    HOW DO MEN HEAR AND LEARN?

    Romans 10:13-14 for "Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved." 14 How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher?

    Men need to hear the gospel before they can learn and believe. The Father draws men by the gospel.

    Romans 10:17 So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.

    Faith comes from hearing the gospel. Faith does not come because the Father selected a chosen few, before the world began, to be saved. All who accept Jesus as Lord and Savior are the chosen and that includes whoever accepts God's terms for pardon. Faith does not come because of irresistible grace.

    God the Father draws men to Jesus with the gospel.

    Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek,

    IT IS THE GOSPEL THAT DRAWS MEN TO JESUS!

    IRRESISTIBLE GRACE IS NOT THE METHOD THAT THE FATHER USES TO DRAW MEN TO JESUS.

    Romans 10:21 But as for Israel He says, "All the day long I have stretched out My hands to a disobedient and obstinate people."

    Israel as a nation reject the gospel. How would that be possible if irresistible grace were in play? Israel turned away from God.

    Matthew 23:37 "Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

    Jerusalem was unwilling to be drawn to Jesus by believing the gospel. They had a choice.

    John 5:39-40 You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me; 40 and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life.

    The Jews had the opportunity to believe the gospel of Jesus Christ, but they were unwilling. There was no irresistible grace in play. The Father draws all who are willing to believe the gospel.

    John 6:40 This is the will of My Father, that everyone who beholds the Son and believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will raise him up on the last day."

    IF YOU ARE READING THIS BLOG YOU ARE ONE OF THE "EVERYONE" WHO HAS A CHANCE TO BE BELIEVE THE GOSPEL AND BE SAVED.

    MEN REJECT GOD.

    GOD DOES NOT REJECT MEN DUE TO NO FAULT OF THEIR OWN.

    THE FATHER DRAWS MEN TO JESUS THROUGH THE PREACHING OF THE GOSPEL. MEN ARE NOT DRAWN TO JESUS BECAUSE THEY WERE PRESELECTED FOR SALVATION!


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