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MY TRIBUTE TO WHITNEY HOUSTON: HOW I DEAL...

Tuesday, February 21, 2012


Just Beautiful Regardless.

“Something Beautiful”
Amazing was the Grace
That flowed from your face
No one can replace
Or erase
That voice from the Gift Giver
Now…you see Forever…
Something Beautiful!
The gift to the world
Even as a girl
As your skirts twirled
Notes of praise you hurled
So naturally…
And free…
Something Beautiful!
Your poise and beauty
Gave dignity to your duty
As you crooned
Many hearts swooned
A gift so extraordinary
Gave challenge to the canary…
Something beautiful!
Seeing your first interview in that baseball hat
(I wondered about that)
But we all could see
God’s Glory
And His Hand Freely Anointed You
His Love shined bright and true
I saw…
Something Beautiful!
By Deborah Carr Edwards 2/18/2012
To Honor Whitney Houston
1963-2012

And This One I Wrote Inspired By The Voice:

In a blink of an eye you went into the Light
All of a sudden you were out of sight
Carried by the Angels to the Throne of the King
Where He commanded you to sing
For those left behind
Praying that they all will redeem the time
For it won’t be long
When we all will sing His Song
High in the Heavenly Dome
Where we can’t do anything wrong
Oh to see that day
Our Jesus in Array
Dancing down the streets of gold
Such beauty to behold
What a glorious Time
As He invites us to come and dine
Singing the Heavenly song
To never do anything wrong
In a blink of an eye
We’ll be far above the sky!

By Deborah Edwards 2/18/12


God's continued Blessings and Peace Upon Bobbie Kristina and The rest of the Family and Bobby Brown as well. Thank You Father! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BAMAJAM 3/13/2012 4:06PM

  What beautiful poetry to honor Whitney! Indeed, she had the voice of an angel. How fortunate that we can still listen to her marvelous talent on this earth.

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POPOF4 2/25/2012 7:03AM

    Wonderful words my friend! Wonderful indeed!

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KELLYTHEFIT0710 2/22/2012 5:06PM

    Beautiful words of encouragement...God has blessed us all with her music...she will be missed emoticon

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GODZDESIGN95 2/22/2012 1:40PM

    What a tribute! she was extremely talented. She will be missed

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BABY_GIRL69 2/22/2012 12:19AM

    What an wonderful thing for you to do for us who are left behind reeling & empty without her. RIP Whitney!

God bless Deb & great work!

Dee

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JUICENUT 2/21/2012 7:40PM

    Thanks for this. I am still dealing... Just re-watched her rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. She has left her mark on us. We have been blessed.

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-KATHERINE- 2/21/2012 4:13PM

    Lovely tribute! Those poems are just beautiful!!! She will be dearly missed! I really liked her alot, its still hard to believe she's gone. So sad! But the Lord wanted her home with him now, what better place to be!

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WANT2BEFIT10 2/21/2012 4:04PM

    I still can't believe she's gone. Thank you for sharing this.

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STAYING ON POINT DAY 2

Thursday, February 02, 2012



This is TULSA, OK My Hometown!


Good Morning and Happy Thursday!!!

It’s a GREAT Time to be Alive!

I’ve already completed my lower body core strength work this morning and plan on walking and working out with my Core Rhythms DVD. I enjoy these 2 new dvd’s that I’ve had but never tried them out. My endurance is more than when I viewed them so now I AM DOING them! This is part of the journey that makes you want to shot from the rooftops: I’M MAKING PROGRESS!!!



Had oatmeal with almond milk, banana and low carb yogurt for breakfast. Lunch will be barley soup and salad, and sandwich. Dinner will be a Lean Cuisine plus broc and carrots. Two snacks or three if I need another but I’m making it happen with staying on the low end of my calories. I CAN DO THIS!

Working on the book through the day also. I normally work in the evenings but I need sleep and since I’ve been going to sleep (actually falling) earlier I rather write in the day. I set my own schedule. I’m also working on my Greeting Card business so I’m putting action to my Words and Believing that I WILL get it going THIS YEAR!!!
I know you all are Making It Happen in your lives. Many Blessings to a Wonderful Thursday! Enjoy the day outside if you can. That’s where I’m taking my walk because we are going to be in the mid 70’s today and I’m taking advantage of that. Walking is so easy to do…Singing…”One foot in front of the other!”

Blessings!
Deb
Holla@Jesus!!! Our Strength!!!
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KADULAC 2/3/2012 1:15AM

    I'm walking indoors still for a while. It's cold outside still. I do love walking outdoors though, there is so much to see.

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BABY_GIRL69 2/2/2012 2:12PM

    I love that you blogged your meals today. That's great that it helps you stay on track. I actually had to get up by 4am to take hubby have is rotator cuff operated on. He is home now sleeping soundly after I had to help him eat. I do that for my kids but didn't see this our future. Thanks for your blog today it was very helpful!

God bless & enjoy everyday!

Dee

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HAPPY TUESDAY AND THE END OF JANUARY!!!

Tuesday, January 31, 2012



So how has your month been? I guess mines have been busy since this is my first Blog of the month. I have been involved with the January Jumpstart Challenge and all the extra workouts keep me busy. I kept up my normal strength work and amount of cardio minutes and I tell you towards the end I was very fatigued. I’m analyzing my workout plan to decrease the time and increase the intensity. I think that will help me meet my weight loss goal this year. The new videos that we were introduced to were great and I plan on using them again. I believe this will be the GREATEST Year I’ve been on Spark and I PLAN on reaching my weight loss goal THIS YEAR…2012! emoticon

I want to thank all that gave me goodies or comment on my feed or page and I have not recognized you. I do see and I get an email every time someone comments on my friend feed. Forgive me for my slowness. I’ve been working hard on my book…rewrite…and I feel good about my progress. I have a lot of other goals to achieve this year that I am working hard on and I expect to achieve much this year. emoticon

I am determined to be all that I’m supposed to be. Using ALL the Gifts that God gave me FREELY so that I can have to give to those who are in need. emoticon

My Goals for 2012 In Reference to Health and Fitness Are:

Get these 30lbs off. emoticon

Remain Consistent in my Workouts! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER! emoticon

Sleep 8 hours per night! emoticon

Eat Plenty of Fruits and Veggies. Try new Foods for Variety. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

CUT BACK ON SUGAR! emoticon

That's it in a nutshell. Like I mentioned before I do have other goals in my personal life so I’m racing towards meeting them all. I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO GIVES ME THE STRENGTH!

Love you Much!

Here’s to a GREAT February for US ALL!

Blessings!

Deb
Holla@Jesus!!! Our Way Maker!!!
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BABY_GIRL69 2/1/2012 4:52PM

    It has been a busy month for me too. The fast ended Sunday but I did do a fast til lunch today. I have been dragging lately been did a cardio this morning & I went on to do lower body work. I have seen success last month but since I kinda took my sessions down to 30mins or less cause my energy level. Now I can go back to my 1 hour 90mins workout session. WOOHOO!!

God bless & enjoy everyday Deb!

Dee

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KADULAC 1/31/2012 11:06PM

    Looks like a busy month. Great goals. I know you will get there.

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WELCOME 2012!!!

Saturday, December 31, 2011




Cheers to 2012 Our Greatest Year Yet

Look To God He Has Our Lives Set

A Love So True

He Knew That You

Would Make The Choices of Years Gone By

... We Won't Cry

He Is ABLE To Deliver Us

To the Utter Most

So Keep Looking Up And Inside

His Love For Us He Will Never Hide

He Only Wants What's Always BEST

And In His Peace We Can Rest

Knowing That He's Always Here

Blessings Upon This Happy New Year!!!


So Glad We Will Be Walking Into 2012 Again To Share This Journey Of A Lifetime!
Without YOU My SparkFriends I can't Do This Journey! I Thank God for Each and Every One of You and The Part You Play In My Success! He Is Using You To Push Me Towards Greater Successes!!!
Many Blessings To YOU ALL!
Deb
HOLLA@JESUS! HE KNOW OUR FUTURE!
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KADULAC 1/1/2012 11:33PM

    This is going to be a great year. I can't wait to see the exciting things in store for us.

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JUSTFOXXY 12/31/2011 11:34PM

    Beautiful poem!

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BABY_GIRL69 12/31/2011 11:24PM

    Very inspirational Deb! Thank you for sharing this with us. I will speak with you in the New Year!

God bless & Love!

Dee

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MZ33842 12/31/2011 5:07PM

    I love your poem and blog. It is very optimistic and I believe that Jesus is with us as well.

Blessings and Happy New Year!!

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CHRISTMAS POEM FROM ME TO YOU...

Thursday, December 22, 2011



Unto Us God Sent His Son

And For Us The Victory Has Been Won

Our Lives Set Free From Sin

He Made It Possible To Begin Again

We Honor His Gift Every Day

In A Manger For Peace He Lay

To Fulfill The Passion of His Heart

His Bond To Us Will Never Part

He Did It All For Each of Us

That’s Why I Sing “MERRY CHRISTMAS!”

Deborah Edwards 12/20/11

So Lift Your Voices With Me And Shout The Victory! He Lives So We ARE FREE!
I Love You And Pray You ALL Will Have The BEST CHRISTMAS EVER! JESUS is the BEST Gift EVER and When You Have HIM YOU ARE TRULY HAPPY! Love You So Much! Work Out! Walking is Good! emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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SONYALATRECE 12/22/2011 4:33PM

    Beautiful!

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X5X52000 12/22/2011 3:35PM

    emoticon poem!!! Thank You for sharing!!!!

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BABY_GIRL69 12/22/2011 3:32PM

    LOVE IT Deb!!! God bless your heart for sharing this poem about the birth of our Lord & Savior!!

Merry Christmas to you & yours Deb!!!

Dee

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KADULAC 12/22/2011 2:44PM

    Beautiful poem, thank you for sharing it.

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MSPROVERBS31 12/22/2011 1:54PM

    Love, Love, LOVE this poem!!!!
Awesome!!!
Blessed Christmas Deb!!!!

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