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Recycle, Reduce, Make God's World Greener & Cleaner...

Monday, December 05, 2011

Good Morning Team,

I was huddling on one of my Teams yesterday and there was a new game, entitled ABC Game, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Everyone left thoughts,ideas, comments on how they recycle, got me to thinking about the world God has given us.

We all know we are to be good stewards of all that we do including how we treat this space God has given us. He wants us to look after the world and treat it good, we all have our part to leave our space clean and make it as green as we can, one of the many ways we can keep our world greener and cleaner is by reducing the amount of garbage that leaves our household. We can recycle pretty much everything, including composting kitchen waste. There is a bin for almost everything, if we all do our part we will have a greener and cleaner planet to live on. And I believe this will make our God pleased with what we are doing.

I recycle old out-dated electronics, computers, printers, There is a recycle depot for dropping off old electronics and there are glass recycling bins that are available for everyone to use, I know as I was on a committee that started a recycling program in our complex which by the way is going strong, we compost kitchen waste, throw cardboard boxes, papers, plastic containers, cans, plastic and glass bottles in a number of recycling bins, we have reduced our general garbage by over 50% this past year just by recycling...

Can you imagine if every household in your community recycled how much garbage would be spared from your local landfill? Just thinking about it, is staggering, wow, let's do our part, Let's Recycle, Re-use, Reduce the amount of garbage we throw away daily, weekly and annually by being wise and good stewards of what God has given us. emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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BROCCOLIROSE 12/6/2011 7:00PM

    We compost in the Spring-Summer and into Fall in Missouri...but when we come back to Tucson for the winter we have a neighborhood association that won't let you do a single thing. I do my best...in Missouri I hang all my clothes out to dry and don't use the dryer, compost, raise our own veggies, we burn wood in the Fall until we leave.....here in Tucson someone stopped in one day to tell me I was in "violation" because I had a sweater hanging out on a hanger on our side porch...and it could be "seen" from the road....wow, get a grip!

Great blog!

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IMEMINE1 12/5/2011 5:09AM

    We do recycle. we rsduce our garbarge by more than half. Plus if you watch how you buy things trash will be less.
It would be nice if everyone does keep track of everything.
We are a throw away society. We don't take time to fix or reuse anything. We buy and throw away.
I liked your blog, I hope a lot of people read it.
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Weekend Prayer Focus

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Weekend Prayer Focus for December 2, 3, 4

Pray for Unity within the Body of Christ

• Pray that we will demonstrate Godly Love to one another
• That we would be devoted to prayer
• That we would be good stewards of the resources God gives us
• That we would engage in good deeds and be fruitful vessels God can use
• That we will be Bold Witnesses, proclaiming the Gospel message to others
• That we would be servants that would walk in a manner worthy of our calling

Scripture Focus

John 13:34 (New Living Translation)

So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.

Ephesians 4:1-3 (New Living Translation)

1 Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called by God.

2 Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.

3 Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace.

Ephesians 6:19 (New Living Translation)

And pray for me, too. Ask God to give me the right words so I can boldly explain God’s mysterious plan that the Good News is for Jews and Gentiles alike.

  


Judith's Christmas Party with Friend's

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Hi All,

Had my annual Christmas/Birthday Party at my place Saturday night, we had a lovely evening, heaps of food and great fellowship, my other friend took photo's, if I can get some from her I'll post some from her....

Enjoy the photo's, I'll post some of my place all decorated for Christmas and of the place ready for everyone to arrive, punch made and candles lit...

Enjoy your Sunday, God's Blessings and night night...sweet dreams..

  
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ABETTERSOUL 12/4/2011 9:34AM

    Friends and good fellowship....A great gift and blessing!!!!

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Friday...

Saturday, December 03, 2011

My Friday was awesome, it began with my usual quiet time with God, had some great communion and enjoyed a Christmas DVD complete with fire log and beautiful Christmas Carols. A good start to my day.

Had shopping to do and then my daughter came for our annual Christmas Shopping Dinner evening...We sure had a great Mother-Daughter time, I bought most of the grandkids Christmas Stocking Bag gifts. I bought their main gift so only a few more stocking stuffers to get.

As you can see my day was full and I apologize profusely as I wasn't here like I intended, didn't track my food either, 1st time in a year :( sorry all...Today is a new day, I've tracked all my food I'm consuming as I planned my menu and will continue to track and eat healthy.

I feel sad today as I lost one of my Team Members from Shining for Jesus, I can't blame her as the past couple of days there has been more to do than there is enough of me to go around so I haven't supported her like I normally do when I'm not as busy.

With the busy time I want all you to know there may be some days where I'm not here as often as I would like, one thing for sure you are always in my thoughts and never forgotten...Thanks for your understanding. emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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SCTRACKER 12/3/2011 8:22PM

    Wishing you a joyous Christmas Season! emoticon

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Psalm 38

Saturday, December 03, 2011

Psalm 38 New Kings James Version

A Psalm of David. To bring to remembrance.

1 O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your wrath,
Nor chasten me in Your hot displeasure!

2 For Your arrows pierce me deeply,
And Your hand presses me down.

3 There is no soundness in my flesh
Because of Your anger,
Nor any health in my bones
Because of my sin.

4 For my iniquities have gone over my head;
Like a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.

5 My wounds are foul and festering
Because of my foolishness.

6 I am troubled, I am bowed down greatly;
I go mourning all the day long.

7 For my loins are full of inflammation,
And there is no soundness in my flesh.

8 I am feeble and severely broken;
I groan because of the turmoil of my heart.

9 Lord, all my desire is before You;
And my sighing is not hidden from You.

10 My heart pants, my strength fails me;
As for the light of my eyes, it also has gone from me.

11 My loved ones and my friends stand aloof from my plague,
And my relatives stand afar off.

12 Those also who seek my life lay snares for me;
Those who seek my hurt speak of destruction,
And plan deception all the day long.

13 But I, like a deaf man, do not hear;
And I am like a mute who does not open his mouth.

14 Thus I am like a man who does not hear,
And in whose mouth is no response.

15 For in You, O LORD, I hope;
You will hear, O Lord my God.

16 For I said, “Hear me, lest they rejoice over me,
Lest, when my foot slips, they exalt themselves against me.”

17 For I am ready to fall,
And my sorrow is continually before me.

18 For I will declare my iniquity;
I will be in anguish over my sin.

19 But my enemies are vigorous, and they are strong;
And those who hate me wrongfully have multiplied.

20 Those also who render evil for good,
They are my adversaries, because I follow what is good.

21 Do not forsake me, O LORD;
O my God, be not far from me!

22 Make haste to help me,
O Lord, my salvation!

  
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