Friday, November 12, 2010
Yesterday, November 11th, 2010, was Veterans Day.
I wonder if everyone has sat down and thought about the sacrifices our military
has made in the past and today? I think for the most part, people appreciate
their sacrifices, otherwise I would not be here and able to speak.
I just wanted to tell you about this example. My husband, as many of you know is
a combat veteran, a Green Beret', and let me tell you, when he applied to become a
Green Beret', the training was so rough, only 3 men out of 100 made it through to win
their exclusive membership.
He is very proud of being a veteran. I am proud of him. He went through 3 tours in
Vietnam, and he volunteered for all 3. He was in 21 years.
Davids' father commanded a ship. He was in WWII, Korean War, Vietnam, and several
other conflicts that came up. He was in 27 years. I could go back several generations
and they all served their country.
Yesterday, I took him to lunch .... there were 4 young people at the table next to us.
When they left, ONE, came over to David and said: Sir, I want to thank you for your
service. ONE. David was wearing his miltary cap...that identified him as a Vietnam vet.
I saw a WWII veteran leaving as we were seated, and went after him to thank him for
his service. He told me " I volunteered you know, I was not drafted" and I said my
husband did also.
It meant so much to this elderly gentleman, that someone cared. It meant so much to
my husband because that young man, cared enough to come and tell him.
I guess my point is this: YOU do not have to wait til Veterans' Day, or Memorial Day,
or whatever, to tell someone THANK YOU for your MILITARY SERVICE. We are losing
our WWII vets at an alarming rate, so when you are in Walmart or the grocery store, or
a restaurant, and you see someone wearing their cap with whatever war they served in,
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
Thanks to all of you who prayed after getting my SOS.....I am much better and
actually am having no pain in the lower back at all, so I am grateful for each of
you who prayed and asked God to remove the pain.
I don't think anything can be done for the back problems, except when it does flare
up, which is why I am so GRATEFUL to each of you for your PRAYERS. I believe they
reached the Father, and He listened..............
I went for a Bone scan yesterday, ordered by my Rheumatologist. I am awaiting
results from that, and while he did mention possible medications, I am going to
refuse any more meds, due to the kidneys being in distress and only working at a
I will be writing each of you personally, but we have to go get a haircut so we do not
show up at the wedding looking a bit shaggy................lol..............I am really looking
forward to this, as my sons' fiancee is just such a sweetheart. That is another prayer
that has been answered.
While I have you here, please, may I ask for another favor????? I know some of you know
Michelle(SteelKickin) who has Lupus, and is in the midst of a flareup which is causing her
a great deal of pain, AND my friend Robyn whom I have know since she was 12, is
expecting a little one in February, and she is having problems with cramping and I would
so much appreciate all of you praying for both of these. GOD lives and GOD is a miracle
Thanks to you, straight from my heart for my prayers and prayers for these 2.
Anytime you need prayer, please don't hesitate to buzz me......
Hugs and Blessings to each one of you,
Saturday, October 30, 2010
I will make this short and sweet(stop laughing) I can be brief on occasion.....
I was involved in a minor incident and have hurt my back.
I am asking any of you who pray, to please pray for my back to be healed.
Thanks in advance,
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Well got to go on my first poker run for charity today. We had a great ride,
and saw some awesome country. We rode right along the edge of a huge lake,
some mountainous, and I learned to ride switchbacks. In a hurry (LOL) we were
in them before I knew it.
Our last stop there was a really busy 4 way stop, and about 75 waiting to get out on the highway for the last leg.
No one would let any of the bikes out of the station lot, so we were waiting,
and this great big semi pulls up and stops traffic and lets us all out.....we all
got a good laugh out of that one.
When we got back home, we rode over to the Charity Pig Roast, and ate and
shopped a little at all the biker vendors there. All in all in was a really cool day....
We had a blast, and the weather was perfect, sunny, but not to warm and no wind
to speak of....perfect riding weather.............
We had so much fun, we are going back this week, and take the camera and take
Blessings on all ya'll,
PS; Every single bike waved at the driver for a thank you.....
Sunday, October 03, 2010
Last night and this morning we had a special speaker/singer at our church. He and his
wife have 4 of the most beautiful children you ever saw, and they can harmonize like
you would not believe. I think they are like 12, 10, 7, and 5.
It hit me so hard to find out that 3 of the 4 are diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. The
reason they are out touring, and telling their story is because they have been living in
a Winnebago, while a special home is being built, that is allergen free. Their Mother,
who is an amazing nutrionist, cooks organic and any other thing to help the children
stay as healthy as possible.
This man was making it big in country music as a songwriter, and God told him to let
it go. So he walked away. They have a very interesting testimony, by the way. So
if anyone out there feels led to have them appear at your church, or want to help them
in some way, his name is Greg McDougal. His website is:
If you would like to read more about him and his ministry, go there. ALSO, you can
click on he and his wifes addy at the bottom of the page and it will take you to Utube
for a video.
You will likely have to copy/paste the above address because I have not yet learned
how to put an addy in there yet where you can just click on it.
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