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MY MOTHER'S DAY :)

Monday, May 14, 2012

Being a mother was not my lot in life, yet I have many children.
God blessed me so much on Mexican mother's day the 10th of May and on the American mother's day, the 13th of May.

First as most of you know a lady who studied under me in Bible School In Monterrey 30 years ago and who I haven't seen since came to visit me.
She married a student who also studied in the same place and now they have 3 children, one of them married. What a blessing.
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The pastor's wife in Reynosa called to wish me a happy mother's day.

Then a gentleman from our church called to wish me happy mother's day on the 10th on behalf of his grandson as I stood with them when they presented the baby and he says I am the child's grandmother. He had a lot of physical problems also and now is two years old. He is walking now.
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Many young people come to me for counseling and prayer. It makes me happy.
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Then my oldest step son and his wife sent me a nice card and a check. He is the one out of the three who remembers me. His wife is very thoughtful.
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Now it is Sunday at our church. The mother's were honored in a very special way.
My friends who were married 67 years received a gift.
Others received special gifts for different things.

Then they said there is a lady here who has a lot of spiritual children. Mama Davis would you please stand up. What a surprise. Then they presented me with a gift. Beautiful. I was so surprised. I received an Applebee's gift card and other things.

Then all of the mom's had to come down to the front. We were all presented with a red rose, a little cardboard house which we put our name on and put the members of our family on it. They are all to be placed on a tree (the family tree) and we are to pray for them. I put my three step children on there so if you read this know you are being prayed for.

Also we received a nice writing pen and card.

What a wonderful mother's day.

Hope all of you had a good mother's day also.

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BOBBIENORTHERN1 5/21/2012 2:58PM

  Oh Irene, this blog has so blessed me because you are such a blessing to all of us all of the time.

Our Lord sure knows what He is doing when He puts us where He wants us and all the people who appreciate you so much for being where you have been planted to bear fruit with so many spiritual children of all ages and cultures.

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SMARGED 5/17/2012 1:57AM

    I just read your blog, Irene! What a beautiful surprise! You deserve it!

I , too, am not a biological mother, but am a spiritual mother to many! God blesses us and uses us in many ways!

Blessings and hugs! Marge

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SIBLEYHONEYBEE 5/16/2012 3:09PM

    Irene, You are more of a mother that a lot of biological mothers out there. What a blessing you are to everyone you meet, including me! God Bless You!

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JUNEBUG150 5/16/2012 10:40AM

    Oh Irene, what a wonderful Mother's Day! You deserved it, you are such a blessing to all of us. God bless you my friend! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SUNSHINE1954 5/15/2012 11:42PM

    What a beautiful tribute to all mothers. You are a real example of God's love for all of us as a pure demonstration of motherly love to all. Glad you were honored and that you had such a good day. Hugs Joanne

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TEXASFILLY 5/15/2012 9:35PM

    What a wonderful way to celebrate the blessings of mothers! So glad yours was filled with love and devotion~ *hugs* BB~ emoticon

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HAPPYMOM8 5/15/2012 8:52PM

    You had a perfect Mothers Day, Mama Davis!
Me too,
Hugs, Pat

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SEWINGMAMACDS 5/15/2012 12:50PM

    What a blessing!

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LKWQUILTER 5/15/2012 10:11AM

    What a blessing you are to many "children" Irene. God bless you. ((HUGS))

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NUTINFANCY 5/15/2012 9:28AM

  You ARE a special lady and I'm glad to have met you through our Spark team. What a blessed Mother's day you had! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JUDITHANNIE 5/15/2012 7:39AM

    So glad you had a wonderful mother's day, you are truly blessed. Glad you're feeling better also.

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PATTYKLAVER 5/15/2012 7:07AM

    What a great day you had. You are well loved.

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LMMIMI 5/14/2012 11:57PM

    Irene, you deserve honor and blessing. So happy for you for your recognition. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MONTY68 5/14/2012 11:28PM

    Hi Irene
What a beautiful blog. You are such a special lady and I am sure that the energy that surrounds you attracts so many people in need of prayer and help.
Your church did a wonderful thing in acknowledging Mama Davis, that was so nice and allowing the members to be able to see your award.

It had to be a wonderful Mothers Day for you, thank you for sharing.

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JUDITHWITHROW 5/14/2012 10:46PM

    Sounds like a nice day. At church the men planned the service to give the women a break. My husband had the kids of the church come up and pass out roses first to all the mothers who did not have their children there. Wanted to honor them first. Then the kids brought their own moms roses. He said the kids had a blast.

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CUSH1932 5/14/2012 9:54PM

    emoticon emoticon Im glad you had a great day. I had a great one too. I had brunch with my 3 daughters. God is good!!

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ANYVAR54 5/14/2012 9:25PM

    Spiritual children are the best gifts from the Lord.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 5/14/2012 9:22PM

    what a great day you had
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SUNSHINEGB 5/14/2012 8:52PM

    Thanks for sharing your Mother's Day with us Mama Davis! It was beautiful!
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RAINBOWMF 5/14/2012 8:12PM

    emoticon what a beautiful day.

A great celebration for all Moms / Women.

Thanks for sharing this very touching Sunday with us.

Love Mary

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CVRONEK 5/14/2012 8:12PM

    Sounds like a glorious day, Irene! I am so glad you enjoyed yourself and that there are so many thoughtful people around you. emoticon

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NELLIEC 5/14/2012 8:08PM

    Ah, yes, I pray for my children, grandchildren, and others that are close to our family every day. I feel very blessed!

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KITKATSGRACE 5/14/2012 8:03PM

    You deserved a beautiful Mother's Day! You are a wonderful lady!

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WHAT'S BEEN GOING ON WITH ME

Saturday, May 12, 2012

The Lord is so good.
As you know I fell out of bed once and a month later fell out of my chair while putting on my socks.

Then my cardiologist called to remind me I had an appointment the next day which we had made the year before.

It was God's timing. I went to see him (25 miles away) and he got things to rolling. He found out I had potassium levels very low and put me on a prescription for potassium. My internist had given me more diuretics but had NEVER given me a prescription. They were shocked as both diuretics required a potassium prescription. I would ask the doctor and he would just say it is all right.

Well the cardiologist sent me for blood work to find out why I was weak and off balance and they did 3 tests on me.

Then he called a home health service and they sent out a nurse twice this week and also sent out a lab to draw blood to check my potassium again.

Then the PT came out and he really put me through the ropes. I found weak spots for sure. He had me do bed exercises and I could feel the muscles pull. It is to strengthen my legs, my core, my buttocks and tummy.

He said he saved the more advanced ones until Monday.

Now the wonderful spiritual side of my week. One lady (my waitress) in a restaurant I frequent came up and sat at my table and said I have troubles. I listened mainly. Today she came back and said everything worked out fine and she was happy.

A lady came to my door. Her son who was in his 20's and lived across the street from me had a tumor in his head and died. She asked me do you remember my son?

I said of course I remember your son. I will never forget him and showed her a framed picture I have of him in my office where I put the people I pray for. I know his wife needs prayer.'

She cried and said "It is so difficult. It is mother's day (Mexican style) and my son is gone. I said come in and I listened and we talked. I told her to come back any time she needed to talk.

My PT yesterday was in marital problems. He is a young man with two very young boys. He told me his problems. I invited him to sit and when he finished talking and crying (I told him real men cry) I said I want to pray for you. He accepted and left happy. I am waiting until Monday to hear his report. I told him to be extra nice to his wife on mother's day and he said she is going to a town to visit with her folks. The last time she went she went alone as she needed her space. He said I hope I go this time.

What a week. God has a purpose for us on this earth and the world is our mission field. Your world may be your home, your neighbors, your town, etc.

Have a great mother's day all. I am invited to my spiritual families home for dinner after church.

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RUNNINGOMA 5/15/2012 6:46AM

    It is wonderful to see how God uses us in the lives of others. You have been in a place to be used of Him and it is wonderful that you take time for others. May God continue to give strength and help in the days ahead as you heal and get the medical help you need.

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MOM4407 5/14/2012 8:44PM

    You are a mother to so many. A warrior for the Lord.

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HAPPYMOM8 5/14/2012 5:17PM

    Wonderful news, Irene! You are a blessing to all around you.
Thanks for sharing.
Pat

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HAPPYMOM8 5/14/2012 3:03PM

    Wonderful news, Irene! You are a blessing to all around you.
Thanks for sharing.
Pat

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AVANELL 5/13/2012 11:13PM

    Irene, it was so good to hear how God is using you to impact people's lives for the Kingdom of God! That's what it's all about! He has strategically placed you in the lives of hurting people so that you can minister His love to them. Wow, what opportunities you have had! Continue to let the light of Jesus shine through you! And He is taking good care of you at the same time!

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God Bless you!

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BOBBIENORTHERN1 5/13/2012 8:58PM

  Irene, this gets me so excited to hear how Jesus is using you to minister to all these hurting people.

Where would they have gone if you were not there?

Jesus is taking such good care of you and getting you very good health care to keep you living a long, strong and satisfied life.

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CUSH1932 5/13/2012 7:59PM

    emoticon for being available when God needs to use you. He is definately putting you in place to be used for His kingdom.

He will take care of you as you take care of His people. Chair exercises may be something you can do to help build your strength in your legs. I purchased Anne Burrells dvd for my father for the same reason -to use in addition to his physical therapy as he was unable to stand for even short periods of time.

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JUDITHWITHROW 5/13/2012 5:40PM

    Thank you for your continued ministry to people.

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ANYVAR54 5/13/2012 5:24PM

    Blessings to you, Happy Mother's Day, Love Ravyna

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JUNEBUG150 5/13/2012 4:33PM

    Happy Mother's Day!!! God bless you for being open to his leadings. Hugs, Melody

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YJNANA 5/13/2012 11:39AM

    Happy Mothers Day Irene, you are the Mother so many people need in their lives. Your a Blessing to many.

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NUTINFANCY 5/13/2012 9:50AM

  What a story, God literally brought these people to your door! Love it! God is taking care of you, physically and spiritually! What an awesome God we serve!

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 5/13/2012 9:00AM

    Happy Mothers Day, Irene. God bless you for being a blessing to others! emoticon

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CAROLYN0107 5/13/2012 7:37AM

    Happy Mother's Day Irene.. You have many Spiritual Children. I'm glad you're feeling better and having opportunities to do ministry, even from your home.

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SIBLEYHONEYBEE 5/13/2012 6:48AM

    Irene, I'm so happy to hear that God is giving you such a great ministry to others and you are accepting His call. It takes a willing heart to listen to the problems of others and pray for them in their hour of need. You are such a blessing! God Bless You today!

~Melissa

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RAINBOWMF 5/13/2012 1:09AM

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Enjoy your Sunday and your time with friends.

Love Mary

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FLEMIDG 5/13/2012 12:28AM

    What a beautiful blog. You are sure carrying out God's work. Glad to hear you are getting some help for your health problems. God bless you.

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SHIRLEYX 5/12/2012 11:14PM

    You are such a blessing and inspiration to others.
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SOMEONE ASKED SO I AM ANSWERING

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

You asked me to give updates of how I am feeling.
I think the potassium is working.
I feel stronger and stronger. emoticonand most of all thank God.

The health care came out and wrote me up.
Monday a nurse came out to check my medications and take my vitals.
She will be returning Thursday.

The PT called today but called on the home phone. I was gone and he left a message I couldn't understand so called the Home Health Care and they traced it down.
He did not call back. I told them they need to call my cell but have also disconnected my answering machine so they can't leave a message if they do call my home. They will have to call back.
I expect him to call tomorrow. The PT is supposed to strengthen me which I do need.

Tomorrow my house cleaner comes. I pay this myself as I have done for a long time and have the same girl.
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So I am getting on with my life. God is good.

Just as a side here some people received hail again today. Really weird and they think a tornado went through as it turned over a huge truck.

God bless all of us. Many have worse problems than I do and I emoticon
all your problems will be worked out soon.

Irene

  
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CVRONEK 5/12/2012 9:21AM

    Irene. SO glad to hear that you are doing well.

You are always helping others. Encouraging words, prayers, just you, being you!

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Have a peaceful, wonderful weekend!

((hugs)) Chris

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 5/11/2012 8:04PM

    great to hear you are getting the care you need, take care of yourself
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SPARKFRAN514 5/11/2012 12:39PM

    emoticon I love your positive attitude and the fact you keep going and don't feel sorry for your self. you inspire me ! emoticon

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JANETELIZABETH1 5/10/2012 12:42PM

    Irene good to read your update and that services are falling into place to take care of your needs. Praying it helps you in your daily life...I know you are one super busy lady!!!
Hugs
Janet

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JILL313 5/10/2012 10:24AM

    It sounds like you are doing quite well and feeling good. I'm looking into taking some Senior Aquatics classes as I don't move nearly as much as I want to and should. Praise God for your good health. Continue to take really good care of Yourself Special Lady.

Love,

Jill

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SWEETLIPS 5/10/2012 9:12AM

    What a blessing Irene, I am keeping you in prayer.

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JUDITHWITHROW 5/9/2012 7:38PM

    You got a double post from me...smile. My ipad timed out so I reposted it...lol.

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JUDITHWITHROW 5/9/2012 7:36PM

    Irene I hate to hear about your falls. I pray the potassium continues to help. My mother has been falling and we wondered if it was her blood pressure dropping. I'll mention to my sister to have her potassium checked. I've missed talking with you.
Judith

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JUDITHWITHROW 5/9/2012 6:50PM

    Irene I hate to read that you have been falling. I do hope the potassium is helping.
Judith

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DAREDEVILME 5/9/2012 1:46PM

    I send you big hugs....and I'm happy to hear that you're feeling better.
Seeing that your house cleaner is coming reminds me that I need to go and get the duster out!
(But I really don't like to dust....to tell the truth. I am happy when it's done though...)

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CAROLYNVIL 5/9/2012 1:16PM

    so glad you are feeling better.

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JUNEBUG150 5/9/2012 12:54PM

    Irene, so glad you are feeling better! Will continue to keep you in prayer for we all need it. Hugs, Melody

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LKWQUILTER 5/9/2012 11:41AM

    So glad that you are feeling better Irene. ((HUGS))

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DUKETTE316 5/9/2012 11:24AM

    Glad the potassium is working. And the prayers, I might add. You are a great inspiration here on SP and obviously with your friends and neighbors as your previous blog shows. Many of us will keep praying for you that your strength increases! emoticon

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BOBBIENORTHERN1 5/9/2012 10:45AM

  I am so glad to hear that you are feeling so much better and stronger and getting good people to make sure that you are doing well.

These people are important in your life and our Lord did what He always does and supplies all of our needs and wants to keep us living long strong and satisfied lives.

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JUDITHANNIE 5/9/2012 9:22AM

    So glad you are feeling better, prayers that it continues

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BUSYGRANNY5 5/9/2012 7:27AM

    Glad to learn you're feeling stronger every day! Have a wonderful week!

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PATTYKLAVER 5/9/2012 7:09AM

    It's good to hear that you are feeling better. I'm also glad that there are people in your life helping you out. That's so important. Take care of yourself.

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SIBLEYHONEYBEE 5/9/2012 7:07AM

    I am glad to hear you are feeling better. It sounds like you are recovering from this fall quicker than before. All our needs are important in the eyes of the Lord and I praise Him that he is working in your life! Prayers and Hugs!

~Melissa

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SUNSHINEGB 5/9/2012 6:23AM

    Thank you Irene, for letting us know what is going on. Home care is really good ... we use that here.
I have my own cleaning lady too and have had the same girl for years.

My best to you dear, keep us updated on how everything is going!
Love you Irene!
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CAROLYN0107 5/9/2012 6:09AM

    Irene, I'm glad you're having home care...that people are coming to your home to check up on you. I had home care last week but now that is on hold til after my next surgery. I'll be having a total knee replacement done on May 29th.

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JSALERNO 5/9/2012 5:53AM

    GLAD YOU ARE FEELING BETTER

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MONTY68 5/9/2012 1:09AM

    Hi Irene
Thanks for your update. it seems you are getting some good help. It is also good if the PT can help strengthen you.

We had some heavy rains in different parts of So Florida today, we got a n ice long soaking rain. last night some people saw what looked like a tornado forming, they had not called for tornado's , fortunately it never touched ground. The pictures sent to the TV stations was verified as a potential tornado.
Have a great Wednesday

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EJOY-EVELYN 5/9/2012 12:47AM

    May you continue to get stronger and get the answers you need to promote healing.

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FLEMIDG 5/9/2012 12:24AM

    So glad to hear things are getting better for you. God bless you.

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RAINBOWMF 5/9/2012 12:24AM

    Lovely thankful blog. you wrote.

You are blessed Irene, I am sure you will feel better and get stronger
as the days go by.

Hugs Mary

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NELLIEC 5/9/2012 12:13AM

    It does sound like you are progressing. Praise God!

I sympathize with liking when the person to clean house comes. (I do have to say that the one who came today who was a sub, wasn't quite as good as my regular one, but still did most things OK.)

I know it is great when the PT helps you build up your strength again. (Of course some people claim they torture you, but I never found that to be the case.)

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MORE BLESSINGS

Monday, May 07, 2012

So much has been going on I haven't been able to write like I would like to. emoticon
So here is another blog I promised a few days back. emoticon

The same week I fell, then went to the cardiologist and other things I received a telephone call.
30 years ago I had a student in a Bible School in Mexico who was studying for the ministry. She married another student and they are pastoring a church in Cd. Victoria, Old Mexico.
She wanted to come see me so her and another lady came and it was so good to see an older version of her. What a blessing.
Saturday I had a very busy and a tiring morning as I had so much to do. Finally I did go out to lunch at a small restaurant nearby where the owners and wait persons all know me.
I was tired, hungry and ready to eat but it was difficult to even get through the line as one wait person wanted to talk.
When I got to my table my waitress sat down with me and said "I have troubles"
I was so tired and hungry but she needed someone to talk to so I listened.
Someone in my Sunday School class told me you should just say move on I have troubles of my own and I am hungry and need to eat. I said, that is not me. I have lived to serve other people for over 50 years now and will continue where ever God gives me a pulpit.
Later in the s.s. class he began to ask for prayer for his family in Mexico as they have some really bad problems. He said they are not my responsibility though. My heart almost burst with compassion and I began to speak to him as God spoke to me. He began to cry. I let him know that we must believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and we shall be saved and our family as Acts 16:31 says.
Afterwards I went to him and said I feel you need a hug. He cried on my shoulder and thanked me over and over.
Then our pastor preached on our responsibility to our families which confirmed what I had told him.
After church I went to have lunch with the couple who celebrated t heir 67th anniversary along with their son. The son's wife was out of town.
This son told me to make a list of things I needed done around here. He came out the other day and fixed a 28 year old lamp I love and also a drawer (also 28 years old) which had fallen down in the back.
I thank God for my church family which God has given me. Everyone was so nice to me yesterday.
God bless you. Hope I didn't bore you but to me it is such a joy. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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SPARKFRAN514 5/11/2012 12:35PM

    Way to go you are a very special person and people know who they came to its you special gift but you also need to think of your self always remember that taking a little me time to keep your self strong and healthy.
I know its hard to keep up with much so the message board morning chat is a great place to visit with the team and the blog are another place to visit with us have a great Friday and week end
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BORN2BE 5/9/2012 7:08PM

    It makes me think of the lyrics in a song, "Love so amazing". That is what God does with your love all the time. How blessed God was that you took time to listen to these people and keep serving him even in your need. He supplied you back with the love of serving to pull you through because that is who you are. Amazing!!

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HEALTHYSLIM2 5/9/2012 3:47AM

    Thank you Irene. You always give such good reminders to be serving in any way I can, and with a joyful, not grumbling or resentful heart. That part is so important. Remembering that it is a blessing to serve others.
Also, the reminder that it is the little, simple things that make life sweet.
Thanks for blessing me with these reminders.
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DADDYS_GIRL6 5/9/2012 12:10AM

    It's never boring to hear how the Lord uses and blesses one of His children! Hugs to you, Irene!! Thanks for sharing!

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DIDMIS 5/9/2012 12:03AM

    You all are such good friends and I love everyone of you. I wish I could answer each one personally but it is impossible with so much going on around here.
I did post a blog at the request of Joanne to keep you posted on how I am doing.
It is easier right now to do it in blog form than to write to all.
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JUNEBUG150 5/8/2012 11:07PM

    Beautiful blog! Your stories are never boring! I love hearing how God uses you so much and I agree, church families are very precious.

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MOM4407 5/8/2012 10:25PM

    You are a blessing.

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LKWQUILTER 5/8/2012 1:22PM

    Irene, you bless everyone in person, by phone, and even in cyberspace. I am never "bored" by anything you write. (((HUGS))) and have a great day. You are definitely blessed.

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SIBLEYHONEYBEE 5/8/2012 8:32AM

    Irene, You are such a blessing to all whose lives you have touched (including mine!) I'm glad you were able to bless others with the Spirit of God working in and through you, and that you were able to be blessed by others as well. Hugs!

~Melissa

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JUDITHANNIE 5/8/2012 8:01AM

    No, it was anything but boring. I love to hear about your outings and how you still continue helping people. You are an inspiration to all. God bless you.

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RAINBOWMF 5/8/2012 1:15AM

    I am so happy you had your things fixed.
I guess that means you don't need to borrow Jim. LOL

Joy and happiness keeps you young at heart, Irene.

When you give you receive.

Love and Hugs to you my friend.

Mary

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LMMIMI 5/7/2012 11:08PM

    Irene, you are a blessing to us all. emoticon emoticon

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CAROLYNVIL 5/7/2012 8:01PM

    Great blog, very uplifting.!

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HAPPYMOM8 5/7/2012 7:51PM

    Wonderful blog. Yes everything that we give comes back to us -10 fold. Your gifts are coming back to you and will continue to multiply .

Hugs, Pat

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RGEETING 5/7/2012 4:08PM

    Yes - church families are very precious and close! :-)

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NELLIEC 5/7/2012 2:55PM

    I do find it amazing how God uses me at some pretty ordinary times when I am just there and someone needs help!

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SUNSHINEGB 5/7/2012 2:33PM

    I sure wasn't bored reading your blog Irene ... and like you, I could/would never turn down anyone who needed an ear, needed someone to listen to them! Bless you dear friend, you are doing God's work and helping many.

Love you Irene!
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JUDITHWITHROW 5/7/2012 2:06PM

    Irene I need to catch up on your blogs. You are a blessing to those around you.
Judith


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DIDMIS 5/7/2012 12:44PM

    Those who have helped me Joanne are people I have known for a long time also.
Thank you for your comment.
Irene

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SUNSHINE1954 5/7/2012 12:18PM

    What an uplifting blog. It must be so rewarding to have met up with a former student.. Those are moments to be treasured. Glad to see that you got your lamp and drawer fixed. You give so much of yourself that it is nice to see it being returned to you. God bless you my friend, emoticon and emoticon Joanne

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OK, THE UPDATE I PROMISED

Friday, May 04, 2012

Well, I promised this but wanted to wait until I knew something more to report.
Some of you already know I fell out of my chair while putting my socks on. Just tumbled out like I tumbled out of the bed the other time.

Here I go with the promise. emoticon
The doctor said my blood work showed my potassium was emoticon so he called in a prescription for potassium. Then in a week I have to have it checked again.
He said that could very well be my problem. I had been taking over the counter. I have asked my internist about my potassium and he said it was OK. I am glad I went someplace else to have my blood work done.
They also checked my b-12 and warned me medicare might not pay and I had to sign to pay if they don't $115.00 but I had been wanting to know about it anyway. My b-12 was fine. Maybe all of the veggies and fruit I consume.

Then today a nurse came out from the PT place. She is so nice and her father is an ordained minister. She saw my Bible on the table and saw it was in Spanish so got to tell her why I speak Spanish. I am so glad she is a Christian.
Next week another nurse from there will come out and also a social worker to see what they can do for me. I believe God sent me this young lady and she asked for prayer. She didn't say but think she has marital problems.

emoticoneveryone for being so kind and concerned for me. I love my emoticon's and thank you for your patience as I wanted something more to report.

God bless all of you and

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Irene

  
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CHLOE453 5/11/2012 12:46PM

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ANGELUS__QUINN 5/11/2012 12:33PM

    Glad you got the answers you needed. I'll keep you in my prayers that everything works out for you. God bless. (((((Hugs)))))

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SPARKFRAN514 5/11/2012 12:18PM

    Thank you for the friends add an a chance to get to know you. sorry you are having some health issues you would never know it from visiting you on the message board of our team Healthy Happy Sparkers How wonderful that you were able to help your nurse out . Hope medicare will help with that bill health care is so expensive. you are in my prayers for a speedy recover.
thankful you did not break anything when you fell.
thank you for your prayers for me after my fall training for my race. I could hear my spark family cheering me on when i felt like giving up . the shirt is a only one of the rewards I got I know know that i can also cross the spark finish line
keep us up to date on how you are doing


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JUNEBUG150 5/8/2012 11:00PM

    Irene, thank you for updating us. As usual, God keeps putting people in your path that need prayer and/or counseling. Praise the Lord!! Praying for you. Hugs

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SUNSHINE1954 5/7/2012 12:09PM

    Thanks for that update. You are a true example of God's love for us. Even when you are needing help and support you find the time to minister to others. Keep us posted on how things are going. Continued prayer for you at this time. emoticon and emoticon Joanne

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SEWINGMAMACDS 5/7/2012 10:44AM

    Irene - glad your are getting some answers. Praising God for the people he has put in your path. Hugs.

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DUKETTE316 5/7/2012 10:13AM

    Sometimes we don't know why God has us go through problems (little or big) and sometimes it is revealed to us at a different time, and it may be so that you were in the right spot for this young lady! I'm glad you are ok and I hope it is just the potassium issue!

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COOKI3123 5/7/2012 9:19AM

    Irene,
You are a Christian Warrior and and I know God has his arms around you. Glad you are getting answers and it's reallyl great that God placed you here to help so many people. Yes, and for hellping us here at SP as well.
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SWEETLIPS 5/6/2012 7:05PM

    Irene, I have been in praying and I am glad that God's angels are all around you. Yes, through cyber space I will have that tea with you as we praise God for it all. Amen!!

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EJOY-EVELYN 5/6/2012 6:37PM

    I pray that the professionals asking for tests and looking at your results make the correct conclusions and that healing is imminent. It's incredible that your faith remains strong God in our lives is the one element we can truly rely on. Praise God for the answer to our prayers and concerns. We place our trust and obedience in Him.

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CUSH1932 5/6/2012 6:35PM

    God is emoticon. He will continue to guide you to the right places.



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FLYER99 5/6/2012 10:36AM

    Irene. I am happy you found some answers. Good luck and I'll be praying for you! Bob.

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BORN2BE 5/6/2012 10:30AM

    Irene so glad you found some answers. I will pray that the potassium and PT work well for your recovery.
How powerful that through your trial God was still using you to help another in prayer. WOW!!! It just shows how God uses trials in our lives to make us more whole in His Kingdom. Thanks for sharing that too.

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JANETELIZABETH1 5/6/2012 4:05AM

    The Lord will bring you through Irene, He works through various people to help us.
Praying for you.

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SIBLEYHONEYBEE 5/5/2012 10:18AM

    I hope that between the potassium supplement and the Physical Therapy you will not be having any more falls. I couldn't believe that a test for B12 could be so much!?! Wow! Hugs and Prayers are coming your way. :-)

~Melissa

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BOBBIENORTHERN1 5/5/2012 9:27AM

  Irene, right now I am believing for you that Holy Spirit will lead all of these doctors and health care givers to the right and proper treatment of what is going on with you and to be led by the wisdom of Father God and the mind of Christ with all knowledge and understanding and comprehension of exactly what you need for optimal health in the name of Jesus.

I didn't know you fell off a chair!!

I really do believer all is under control and you will get exactly what has to be done to keep you living a long, strong and satisfied life in the name of Jesus.

You have so much work to be done for the kingdom and you are protected by His never ending power of grace because His grace conquers all.

I am so glad you have Christians that are tending to you, ministering to you during all of this.

It sounds kind of confusing.

I bind that spirit of confusion of what is going on with you and loose the power of Love and grace to bring all the truth of this situation into the forefront and the health care givers will act accordingly and promptly with you in the name of Jesus.

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SMILINGEYES2 5/5/2012 8:41AM

    Irene, thank God that the issue was one that could easily be treated. Potassium has a narrow range that is therapeutic. Some blood pressure or water pills deplete it or for persons like my son with kidney disease, it can soar. Too much or too little can become life threatening. Keep tabs on this. If the doctor feels something is essential for your health care, you can appeal any insurance or the doctor can do so saying why it is essential. I had a friend that inner ear was the issue for loss of balance and she had to have PT.

Glad you have great health care professionals caring for you. May God bless you this day.

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DDCLEADER 5/5/2012 7:43AM

    Irene will continue to pray for you and all my sparkpeople friends
Isn't it amazing how God sends us who and what we need.

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DIDMIS 5/5/2012 12:54AM

    I just haven't had time to answer each personally. Sorry about that but I appreciate your concern and your comments.
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MONTY68 5/4/2012 11:30PM

    Hi Irene
I think your report wasn't to bad. it seems like most people don't get enough potassium. I didn't know it could affect ones balance. I am usually at the high end.
I am glad you are having someone from PT come visit with you, hope they get the right treatments. I am assuming it is for your balance.
Glad your B-12 was good, I had to give my dad a shot once a month for 2 years, then he went to the pill.
Do you track the different vitamins on your food tracker? Problem with most things is they don't list everything.
Have a beautiful weekend

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CAROLYNVIL 5/4/2012 11:12PM

    Irene,thanks for the update.praying for you.

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STARWARSFAN2 5/4/2012 11:09PM

    Prayers for continued recovery.

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LMMIMI 5/4/2012 10:16PM

    Dear friend I am so glad that you are having some help. God has a way of making things happen. I am keeping you in my prayers.

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PIXIE-LICIOUS 5/4/2012 9:26PM

    I'm so glad you got checked out. emoticon emoticon

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YJNANA 5/4/2012 9:25PM

    Your so lucky to get results so quickly
I have to take Potassium too, one in the morning and one at night.
and even with my Blood test its on the low end??????? So whats up with that....
Seems like once my meds were all changed, things are out of whack.
Hope the PT helps to gain Balance and movements for you. Keep us posted.
Hugs Y

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DIDMIS 5/4/2012 9:24PM

    The PT is to strengthen my legs and body. Thanks everyone for your comments.
I have been busy today. Think I will have to write another blog.
Irene

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CKAYT56 5/4/2012 8:28PM

    Thanks for the update. Glad to hear that just getting potassium might take care of it. Take care of yourself and I am glad you liked the nurse!

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LKWQUILTER 5/4/2012 7:48PM

    Praying for you Irene. It is amazing how something can be out of balance and mess up everything in our systems. Take care dear friend. (((HUGS)))

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JUDITHANNIE 5/4/2012 7:23PM

    I'm so glad you're doing better. Prayers coming your way for a full recovery.

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RAINBOWMF 5/4/2012 6:50PM

    Now I feel better.

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Mary

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SUNSHINEGB 5/4/2012 6:33PM

    Irene, I feel a load taken off my own shoulders, knowing you got checked out and that it is things that can be tended to. Yes, getting too much or too little of some of these things can do bad things to our bodies!

And I'm happy you had a woman come that you took too, hope she will be coming back.

And re: the note with my goodie . . . . I have strong shoulders my dear friend and my plate is never too full to listen or help a friend.
Have a relaxing weekend and take good care of yourself.
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CAROLYN0107 5/4/2012 6:14PM

    I'm glad you're getting your health checked out and even having people come out to the house to see you.
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SUNSHINE1954 5/4/2012 6:12PM

    Thanks for letting us know what is happening. Will continue to pray for you. emoticon

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JSALERNO 5/4/2012 6:00PM

    emoticonGLAD FOR YOUR GOOD NEWS.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 5/4/2012 5:56PM

    Irene glad to hear you are taking care of yourself, hope they can help you, will be praying for you
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