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Saturday, June 02, 2012

I will take a little time to update everyone on what I have been doing.

Wedding preparations:

I needed to get my hair done for the trip. I went to Hair Cuttery and asked for a body perm. I was there for 3 hours and I could have done my hair better by myself. I felt I looked like Grandma on The Adams Family after the perm. I was also soaked. I lifted up my blouse and asked my stylist if I was wet. She said, "No." When I went to my van, I knew that I was. When I got home and looked in the mirror, I looked like I had peed myself.

I still needed to go to the drug store and pick up a prescription so I would have enough for the trip. I didn't go that night.

My son's girlfriend took me shopping for a dress. We found one at Ross for less than $22!!! I was amazed! I got my shoes at KMart and had almost enough Shop Your Way Rewards to pay for them. I also found a pair of flats, but they weren't on sale. My son's girlfriend, Kathryn (we call her Kaitlyn or Kate) bought them for me for Mother's Day. I also got new underwear.

We left for Wyoming on May 19th. My husband, son, and Kate took turns driving. The rest is a blur.

We were to pick up the in-laws in Kansas and drive them to the wedding. The mother of the groom just about drove us all nuts. We stayed at the groom's house in Kansas, I don't know if they will sell it or rent it out. We went to the groom's mother's sister's house for dinner and other than the meat being cooked, we had to cook the sides, set the table, do the clean up and dishes afterwards. When we went to pick up the groom's parents the following morning, they hadn't packed and our start-out time from Kansas was delayed by two hours. The woman is a hoarder and her husband is in ill health. She barely had a pathway for him to get from room to room and she packed 4 suitcases, two winter coats, gloves and ear muffs and other things to take along. We didn't get to a motel until way after midnight and she was complaining. Kate told her if they had been ready on time, we would have checked in earlier.

When we got to Nebraska and were in a convenience store, she asked me if I could spot her some money. She said she forgot to pack cash!!! Her husband had a Conoco credit card and once while he was getting it out, we noticed he had a Mastercard too. My husband told me to be quiet, that he didn't want to cause any trouble before the wedding. Had I been driving, I would have hauled them back to Kansas and set them out in front of their house. We paid for them to sleep in our motel room.

Every time we were talking about directions, she would grab the road atlas and try to take over. No matter what the subject was, she tried to top it with an experience she had. We quickly learned all about their education and degrees and that they thought of us as inferior.

When we got to Wyoming where my daughter was staying at a friend's house, this woman complained about cat hair. The friend of my daughter lost her job the week before the wedding and put up the groom's parents, my daughter, her fiancé, and two other women that were in the wedding party. She cooked supper for everyone and had cereal there for everyone for breakfast. This woman (the groom's mother) made everyone angry with her remarks and freeloading.

We stopped at Mt. Rushmore on the way and Kate left a national park pass in our son's car. We rented a Dodge Grand Caravan in Kansas to seat everyone comfortably, but the groom's mother surrounded her seat with stuff so that whenever we stopped all of it had to be moved for the people in the back to get out. Then when we all got back in, she put it back in the aisle way between the seats.

My daughter and her fiancé paid to have everyone's hair done and I got a cut that worked for the wedding. Crabby complained to the stylist and upset my daughter. The day of the wedding Kate did my hair and hers and she complained to Kate.

The wedding was held at the Powder Horn in Wyoming downstairs. The groom and some of his friends were in their military uniforms. My daughter looked beautiful in her wedding gown of white with navy blue on the train and bodice.

They wrote their own vows to each other. They had karaoke after the wedding and hors d'oeuvres and an open bar. The groom cut the wedding cake with a saber that was part of his uniform. I had the couple doing the karaoke to sing, "Unchained Melody" and danced with my husband. I sang, The Lion Sleeps Tonight for my grandcats, Baldric, Ozzy and Mickey. My husband and daughter sang, "Momma Tried" and my son and I sang, "Jackson."

The groom sang, "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" to the bride about 30 minutes into the karaoke and it was hilarious! They hired a trolley to transport any of the guests to any place they wanted to go in Sheridan. Mother-in-law came up and asked my husband if he could drive her family to a quiet restaurant where they could talk. I got her purse and his handicapped sign out of our van and handed it to her and said we had other plans. I felt like they would have stuck us with the food bill for the restaurant. We went to our motel room and pulled everything out of the van and repacked it for the trip home.

The next morning, we were to meet for breakfast at 7 AM. That was pushed up to 8 AM, but nobody called to tell us. We went to the house of the father of the woman that was putting everyone one up at her 5 bedroom house. He lives near the Powder Horn Golf Course and has a beautiful home.

After breakfast, it was decided that all should watch the bride and groom open their gifts. This was part of our time to be on the road. When we finally left, we were called back. The father of the groom had peed himself and we had not noticed it and that would have been in our rental van and the probably very noticeable urine smell after traveling for awhile.

Again we left once Crabby got him taken care of and drove straight through to Kansas with a stop for supper at a Denny's. We didn't get there until 4:30 in the morning and the groom's father couldn't find the house keys. We carried all of the stuff up onto their front porch and proceeded to the groom's house and returned the van to the rental agency later that morning. We packed our son's car and headed back to Maryland. We arrived about 8 PM Tuesday night.

We hired a woman that is in college and her mother to come to our house and take care of our pets and we settled up with them and I began doing laundry. I still have my dress to wash and a load of whites then I am done. We packed half of what we would need and did laundry in Wyoming.

My husband went to see the heart doctor and he thought he was going to be scheduled for a stress test. The heart doctor said he didn't think that would be necessary. He also went to see a Congressman about having his VA disability cut and refinanced our house so that we can get new windows and spouting and pay off his pick-up truck. We had our mortgage down from $104,000 in 2008 to $86,00o and now it will be $106,000. I have been very depressed.

Crabby sent an e-mail asking me what we spent on gasoline, then she will deduct what they spent to see how much of the rental bill they will pay. I defriended her on my Facebook page. The woman is a kook.

We went to Yellowstone Park while there. We didn't take the in-laws. We went by way of the Chief Joseph Highway and didn't get there in time to see many things in the park. There was 3--4' of snow in some places. We didn't get to see Old Faithful. We did see whitetail deer, mule deer, antelope, bison, a male and female moose, a wolf, a black bear, a male and female elk and mountain goats. Two crossed the road behind our car and one went up to a guardrail post and scratched its rear end on the post. It was like he was putting on a show for us. We also saw a skunk, deer, a ring-necked pheasant and a zebra, but not in Yellowstone. I had a buffalo burger and the meat is very good. It is tender meat.

We came home by way of Burgess Pass and it was snowing and very, very foggy. There were hairpin turns and deer and I prayed a lot for our safety.

I have lost a check register for one of our savings accounts and I just can't seem to get going with anything. I cry out in my sleep and did so in Kansas, in the car, and at home. I don't feel like I can handle a lot right now and that is why it has taken me so long to respond to all of my Spark friends.

My sister told me that Mom has been going into deep sleeps and that she didn't think Mom woke up when they took her for a shower. She said Mom leaned her head into my sister's hand and slept like that for 20 minutes. My sister sent her grandson to get and aide to put Mom into her bed.

I went to see her before we left for Wyoming and noticed that she doesn't remember the names of many thing and calls things "tickets." She was looking at her fingernails and called them "tickets."

  
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APPLEPIEAPPLE 6/3/2012 6:30PM

    See my private -email.

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INFLATED 6/3/2012 12:27AM

    No exercise yesterday. We ate a lot of ice cream on this trip in the form of milk shakes and floats. My weight is back up again.

I broke down on Friday. My son has likened me to being like Crabby and said God put a mirror in front of me, so I could see how that I am. I haven't found the register to the savings account and don't know what I did with it. I tried to be light-hearted while in Wyoming. I feel like I am losing it mentally since I came home.

Before the trip, I wanted some coffee and couldn't find the coffee pot. I searched the kitchen counters and looked in the dishwasher. I put the empty pot in the fridge instead of the sink to wash it. I sit at my computer and tears fall down onto my cheeks. I have difficulty remembering how to spell things and dread doing the bank statements. I wasn't pointing out Crabby's hoarding to be mean, but to me, if you had to wade through piles of stuff, why would you complain about cat hair at someone else's house. People that live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

Yesterday my husband and son left about 11 AM and didn't get home until about 6 PM. My husband said they were going to help one of my son's friends to clean out a rental storage shed. I thought he said the name of a man in our church. I was tempted to call the man in our church to find out when they would be coming home and had I done that, he wouldn't have known what I was talking about. I had the wrong person. This is what I am dealing with and it is like I have lost it, mentally. I don't want to talk to people because I keep seeing my mistakes and can't fix whatever is causing me to make them.

I watched TV today and slept some, I never got dressed and ate leftovers from the fridge. Hubby and son ate at my son's friend's house.

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LIGHTHOUSEGIRL1 6/2/2012 11:03PM

    Unbelievable....my heart goes out to you. Praying for you too. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PATRICIAANN46 6/2/2012 10:12PM

  It sounds like you need to decompress and just concentrate on taking care of yourself. Get as much sleep as possible so that when you do decide to go back to your goal plan, you will be well-rested and able to handle everything.
There really are some strange people in the world aren't there????? Thank Goodness your daughter and son-in-law won't be living near them.
You will also need to be strong for your Mom. It is really difficult being in the Sandwich Generation. Some days I just don't have the strength to take care of my Mom and my kids.
Take care.
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MARY1313 6/2/2012 11:53AM

    Oh goodness, what a trip you had! Horrible people! Moochers too.

I'm so sorry about your Mother. It sounds like you are in a funk and I can't say I blame you!

I'm putting you on my prayer list!

Mary in Alabama

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1CRAZYDOG 6/2/2012 11:50AM

    Sorry to hear that the trip was not pleasant with that kooky woman. I would have de-friended her too!

Congratulations to your daughter. Wishing happiness to her and her new husband.

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0309COOKIE 6/2/2012 11:27AM

    Oh, what a fiasco with that crazy lady! My goodness! Glad that is over with, huh? Sounds like you had a nice time at the wedding though. Glad for that.

Sorry to hear about your mother's decline in function. That is never easy to absorb. I will pray for your mother and for your peace of mind.

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RAINBOWCHOC 6/2/2012 9:43AM

    I'm glad you are back but sorry you had to endure such a fraught trip. Your daughter will learn ways of keeping them at bay, some people never learn social skills!
Let's hope your mother is comfortable when she is sleeping, nothing worse than a "crook neck" when you wake up. I'm sure you are worried about her too.
So, I expect it's back to the 1000 days of exercise once the laundry is all done. Life just goes on!

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ROXYZMOM 6/2/2012 6:55AM

    Wow! What a lot of things to go through! I am glad you are back on blogging- it should help you work things out in your head so you don't feel so overwhelmed. I am going to pray that you can get a good night sleep!

PS. It sounds like you enjoyed your daughter's wedding day. You and your husband were nice not to drop crabby off in the middle of the road!!

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TEXASFILLY 6/2/2012 6:15AM

    O! I'm so sorry for the horrible trip you endured with your in~laws. *hugs* At least you are back home now. I hope the wedding was a great success and that your daughter and her husband will be very happy. So sorry to hear about your Mother, too, dear heart. Please take extra~good care of yourself. You have a lot on your plate. *hugs* BB~ emoticon

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A Big Scare!

Monday, April 30, 2012

Monday, April 30, 2012

My husband had chest pains from the time he awoke 8 AM until after 8 PM yesterday. He finally told us he wanted our son to drive him to the hospital emergency room.

His EKG was fine and all of his readings on the heart monitor were fine. He was kept overnight so they could check his cardiac enzymes.

He told the doctor he had manually lifted a container full of liquid on Thursday that may have weighed over 200 pounds. Our son used to work with my husband and said it may have weighed closer to 500 pounds. We think he had muscular pain and not heart problems. I will know more today.

He was admitted, but it is counted as out-patient by the hospital to our insurance and we will be charged differently than if he had been listed as admitted.

Every day we're shufflin'




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INFLATED 5/31/2012 2:04AM

    My husband had a pulled muscle. He is okay but had to do follow-up with a heart doctor and has to do a stress test. I don't know if he has done that yet. With our daughter's wedding and a trip from Maryland to Wyoming to be there for the wedding, refinancing our house, a broken down truck (hubby's pickup truck) when we came home from the trip, I don't know what is going on. Things have to settle down first.

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TEXASFILLY 5/13/2012 12:40AM

    emoticonO goodness, dear heart! It's been too long since I caught up with you and learn this! I do hope your hubby is back to good health and that all is well. How is he doing? How are you? Please take care of each other and I will keep you both in my prayers. *hugs* BB~

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ROXYZMOM 5/6/2012 4:59PM

    Great idea to take him to the hospital, I see I am reading this several days after you wrote it -- did you find out what it was??

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1CRAZYDOG 4/30/2012 9:09PM

    Well, glad they admitted him for observation anyway. But gotta echo what was said. He should go IMMEDIATELY to ER if he has chest pain. Period. That is the only way they can effectively help him if he is actively having a heart attack!

I carry a baby aspirin with me so if anyone has chest pain (me, hubby, Mom, Dad) I am prepared with that aspirin.



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PATRICIAANN46 4/30/2012 3:54PM

  You were all wise to take him in to actually have his heart checked. Too often, we just hope it will go away and wait too long. I am so glad to hear that his heart is fine. Lifting that much weight could certainly have strained some muscles and caused the pain.
You are so right.........we just keep shuffling along......what else can we do???
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RAINBOWCHOC 4/30/2012 12:24PM

    sending love to you all

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 4/30/2012 10:46AM

    Glad your husbands heart is ok. He must be really strong to lift 200-500 pounds! It is good they kept him overnight. Hopefully they will find what is causing his pains and cure it.

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SENATOR9 4/30/2012 10:25AM

    Good to hear he's all right

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JUDYAMK 4/30/2012 8:35AM

    Great to hear it is not his heart. However you need to tell him he should never wait that long,,because if there was anything going on or any clots there is a shot called Arixtra they give him into the stomach to break up the clot, my husband was rushed to hospital with chest pains & his leg was all red & so hot, he had all the signs & gave him the shot immediately. Minutes count. He did not have a clot but the vascular DR. said he had to act aggressively in case. better to err on the side of caution than have 6 men walking slowly beside him another thing they told us if any chest pains take an aspirin right away to chew it not swallow it.I work in a pharmacy for 22 years & saw people wait too long & it was over for them or others .My mother in law had pains in the morning all the symptoms rushed to hospital she had the heart attack that night.My brother had indigestion in the middle of the night 36 years old it wasn't he had a heart. ( he lived ) My Uncle had chest pains after supper would not go to hospital, he died driving his car on the way to work the next morning.I will be praying for your husband ,
Judy

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ALEXTRAZZA 4/30/2012 8:25AM

    I hope that it is just muscle pain! Sending good thoughts your way!

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THEEXERCISER 4/30/2012 8:19AM

    I hope that your husband is okay!

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Day 218 of Chris Downie's 1,000 days of doing 10 minutes of exercise

Friday, April 20, 2012

Friday, April 20, 2012 Day 218
Chopping Wood 52 minutes 621 calories burned
Heavy Cleaning 5 minutes 45 calories burned
Moving: carrying boxes 6 minutes 84 calories burned
Total Exercise Minutes: 73

Hubby turned in the rental vehicle this evening and got his pickup truck back. We will have to wait on the insurance company of the driver that hit him to settle up on the claim.

We cut wood this evening because the temperatures are supposed to drop here from highs in the 70s, to highs in the 50s and rain is expected for the next 10 days.

We drained the water off of the winter cover and the next day the ground collapsed into a sink hole. The grass never tore apart and there are no cracks in the soil but we have about a 3' in diameter hole in back of the pool.

Hubby said the damage to his truck was $4,786.55.

I was sick yesterday with stomach pain.

  
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ROXYZMOM 4/22/2012 9:05AM

    Glad your husband got his truck back which means you got your can back!! Woohoo!!
I hope it doesn't get too cold for you.

We had a sink hole that got bigger and bigger - it didn't crack on top either. The next door neighbor kept draining his pool in the same spot for years and the water landed there. The county came out and fixed it - there was a bunch of debris buried underground by the builder - there was a time when they were allowed to do it. The county paid 30000. To fix our backyard!

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PATRICIAANN46 4/21/2012 9:46PM

  I hope you feel better soon. Thank Goodness for Insurance!!!
We were at a friend's house a couple of weeks ago and I was admiring a Hosta in her garden, when all at once it disappeared...........sink hole. They live on a lake. and we had had lots of rain, so I guess that is why it happened?????

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SENATOR9 4/21/2012 11:24AM

    Very high price

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 4/21/2012 11:21AM

    Ouch! At least the other driver will pay for the truck. Is the pool damaged? A small sinkhole could be an opportunity for a flower bed. I had to dig some dirt away from one fence gate so it would open better. I also had some erosion issues around the base of the basement door. The extra dirt got moved to the eroded site, I got my gate working and I had dirt for my potted plants inside my outdoor small green house. One problem fixed two! Look for positive opportunities in the problems. Many problems are blessings in disguise.

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LIGHTHOUSEGIRL1 4/21/2012 11:08AM

    Oh my goodness spark friend.....praying you'll be better soon and that it won't be long for the insurance claim to be settled. Take care and God bless ! emoticon emoticon

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RAINBOWCHOC 4/21/2012 3:24AM

    I think I would be sick too with a bill like that. I hope you feel better after a gentle weekend

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1CRAZYDOG 4/21/2012 12:47AM

    Oh my . . . hope your better and sorry to hear hubby's repairs are so expensive! HUGS

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A Second E-mail That Provoked Thought

Saturday, April 14, 2012




WHEN YOU THOUGHT I WASN'T LOOKING

A message every adult should read because children
are watching you and doing as you do, not as you say.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw you hang my
first painting on the refrigerator, and I immediately
wanted to paint another one.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw you feed the
birds in winter, and I learned that it was good to be kind
to animals.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw you make my
favorite cake for me, and I learned that the little
things can be the special things in life.

When you thought I wasn't looking I heard you say a
prayer, and I knew that there is a God I could always
talk to, and I learned to trust in Him.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw you make a
meal and take it to a friend who was sick, and I
learned that we all have to help take care of each other.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw you take care
of our house and everyone in it, and I learned we have
to take care of what we are given.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw how you
handled your responsibilities, even when you didn't
feel good, and I learned that I would have to be
responsible when I grow up.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw you hold
the door open for others and heard 'thank you' and
'you're welcome', and I learned respect for others.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw tears come
from your eyes, and I learned that sometimes things
hurt, but it's all right to cry.

When you thought I wasn't looking I saw that you
cared, and I wanted to be everything that I could be..

When you thought I wasn't looking I learned most of
life's lessons that I need to know to be a good and
productive person when I grow up.

When you thought I wasn't looking I looked at you and
wanted to say,’ Thanks for all the things I saw when
you thought I wasn't looking.'

I AM SENDING THIS TO ALL OF THE PEOPLE I KNOW
WHO DO SO MUCH FOR OTHERS,
BUT THINK THAT NO ONE EVER SEES.
LITTLE EYES SEE A LOT ..


Each of us (parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, teacher, friend)
influences the life of a child.

How will you touch the life of someone today?

  
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PATRICIAANN46 4/15/2012 4:00PM

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    emoticon Very inspirational.

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ROXYZMOM 4/15/2012 9:30AM

    Love it!!

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INFLATED 4/15/2012 2:48AM

    I know I have been lax on commenting. I had a sore throat earlier in the week. Friday I had sinus problems and Saturday too. I am stopped up, sneezing and have watery eyes. I was cold Friday, yet it was 79 in the house. I put on a sweater.

While I am like this, I have difficulty concentrating. I am breathing through my mouth, so I haven't exercised.



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1CRAZYDOG 4/14/2012 9:00PM

    Awwww, pretty hard to write through the tears reading this one. Thank you !!!!! As a parent, I can say, this is beautiful!

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A Wonderful E-Mail Received

Saturday, April 14, 2012

It was chilly in Manhattan but warm inside the Starbucks shop on 51st Street and Broadway, just a skip up from Times Square . Early November weather in New York City holds only the slightest hint of the bitter chill of late December and January, but it's enough to send the masses crowding indoors to vie for available space and warmth.

For a musician, it's the most lucrative Starbucks location in the world, I'm told, and consequently, the tips can be substantial if you play your tunes right. Apparently, we were striking all the right chords that night, because our basket was almost overflowing. It was a fun, low-pressure gig - I was playing keyboard and singing backup for my friend who also added rhythm with an arsenal of percussion instruments. We mostly did pop songs from the '40s to the '90s with a few original tunes thrown in. During our emotional rendition of the classic, "If You Don't Know Me by Now," I noticed a lady sitting in one of the lounge chairs across from me. She was swaying to the beat and singing along.

After the tune was over, she approached me. "I apologize for singing along on that song. Did it bother you?" she asked.

"No," I replied. "We love it when the audience joins in. Would you like to sing up front on the next selection?"

To my delight, she accepted my invitation. "You choose," I said. "What are you in the mood to sing?"

"Well! ..... do you know any hymns?"

Hymns? This woman didn't know who she was dealing with. I cut my teeth on hymns. Before I was even born, I was going to church. I gave our guest singer a knowing look. "Name one."

"Oh, I don't know. There are so many good ones. You pick one."

"Okay," I replied. "How about 'His Eye is on the Sparrow'?"

My new friend was silent, her eyes averted. Then she fixed her eyes on mine again and said, "Yeah. Let's do that one." She slowly nodded her head, put down her purse, straightened her jacket and faced the center of the shop. With my two-bar setup, she began to sing:

Why should I be discouraged? Why should the shadows come?

The audience of coffee drinkers was transfixed. Even the gurgling noises of the cappuccino machine ceased as the employees stopped what they were doing to listen.

The song rose to its conclusion: I sing because I'm happy; I sing because I'm free. For His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.

When the last note was sung, the applause crescendo to a deafening roar that would have rivaled a sold-out crowd at Carnegie Hall.

Embarrassed, the woman tried to shout over the din,
"Oh, y'all go back to your coffee! I didn't come in here to do a concert! I just came in here to get somethin' to drink, just like you!" But the ovation continued.

I embraced my new friend. "You, my dear, have made my whole year! That was beautiful!"

"Well, it's funny that you picked that particular hymn," she said.

"Why is that?"

"Well ...." she hesitated again, "that was my daughter's favorite song."

"Really!" I exclaimed.

"Yes," she said, and then grabbed my hands. By this time, the applause had subsided and it was business as usual. "She was 16. She died of a brain tumor last week."

I said the first thing that found its way through my stunned silence. "Are you going to be okay?"

She smiled through tear-filled eyes and squeezed my hands. "I'm gonna be okay. I've just got to keep trusting the Lord and singing his songs, and everything's gonna be just fine." She picked up her bag, gave me her card, and then she was gone.

Was it just a coincidence that we happened to be singing in that particular coffee shop on that particular November night? Coincidence that this wonderful lady just happened to walk into that particular shop? Coincidence that of all the hymns to choose from, I just happened to pick the very hymn that was the favorite of her daughter, who had died just the week before? I refuse to believe it. God has been arranging encounters in human history since the beginning of time, and it's no stretch for me to imagine that God could reach into a coffee shop in midtown Manhattan and turn an ordinary gig into a revival. It was a great reminder that if we keep trusting God and singing the songs, everything's gonna be okay.
The next time you feel like GOD can't use YOU, just remember....
Noah was a drunk once
Abraham was too old
Isaac was a daydreamer
Jacob was a liar
Leah was ugly
Joseph was abused
Moses had a stuttering problem
Gideon was afraid
Samson had long hair and was a womanizer
Rahab was a reformed prostitute
Jeremiah and Timothy were too young
David had an affair and was a murderer
Elijah was suicidal
Isaiah preached naked
Jonah ran from God
Naomi was a widow
Job went bankrupt
John the Baptist ate bugs
Peter denied Christ 3 times
The Disciples fell asleep while praying
Martha worried about everything
The Samaritan woman was divorced, more than once
Zaccheus was too small
Paul was too religious
Timothy had an ulcer
AND Lazarus was dead!

No more excuses now!! God can use you to your full potential. Besides you aren't the message, you are just the messenger.

  
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    Thank you for this very special message
Judy

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SBNORMAL 4/19/2012 4:57AM

  Wonderful experience, you left a kind word on my blog in November and I was just checking on you!! I know you will have a wonderful week, month, and year. Keep Sparking!!

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 4/15/2012 11:52AM

    Very touching.

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ROXYZMOM 4/15/2012 9:34AM

    What a beautiful email!! Thanks for sharing!!

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INFLATED 4/15/2012 2:43AM

    I know I have been lax on commenting. I had a sore throat earlier in the week. Friday I had sinus problems and Saturday too. I am stopped up, sneezing and have watery eyes. I was cold Friday, yet it was 79 in the house. I put on a sweater.

While I am like this, I have difficulty concentrating. I am breathing through my mouth, so I haven't exercised.

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PATRICIAANN46 4/14/2012 9:46PM

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