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Sunday, April 20, 2014



Happy Easter as we walk the path together......
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Wednesday, April 02, 2014



Something to share with you....a keeper a very wise reality in our daily life.

Is something bothering you today that you find yourself thinking about, and can’t seem to get it out of your head? Do you realize that “in truth” a problem exists only in your mind?

Remember the mind cannot tell the difference between a thought and reality. A problem is a thought - something we perceive as “bad” and do not want; it interferes with living our life as we would wish. We are going to begin to create our new reality.

The first step to get rid of the problem is to let it go; to let go of the thought i.e., the problem. It is a basic law of physics that two things cannot occupy the same space at the same time. So if you can let go of the negative/problematic thought, it frees up space for your mind to begin to see possibilities and opportunities that it didn’t have room for before. Now we should have gotten rid of a lot of “mind clutter”, and we can begin rebuilding our foundation from the inside out.

We are going to now begin to construct a more positive self. We are going to acknowledge the inner truth of what we wish to believe about ourselves – things we know to be true. We’ll have to cultivate them because we now know that some of them will be buried very deeply by those negative thoughts through our life experiences.
As soon as we begin to focus our thinking in this new direction, you’ll begin seeing things from a different perspective, and problems will no longer overwhelm you. So we will stop our new negative thoughts with the techniques that have worked for us, and we will begin this phase of self-affirmation.

As you practice this, it will become easier, and you’ll find your problems will become short-lived, your life will become less stressful, you will become happier, and you will become more accepting and loving of yourself.


“Like the wind that carries one ship east and another west, the law of auto-suggestion will lift you up or pull you down according to the way that you set your sails of thought.” ~ Napoleon Hill

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results” ~ William Nelson

“The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

  
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    We need to be positive always.

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    Rory, You don't know how badly I needed this today. I can't thank you enough for posting this. emoticon

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April Fool's party

Tuesday, April 01, 2014



Lets all sing a chorus of Happy Birthday to me...I was born into the April Fools Day alumni. As a young girl I heard it all but always took it in stride. After all I'm an Aries . I love to laugh & enjoy a great joke now & then.

April Fools Day, sometimes called All Fools Day, is the day of unknown origin. Yet, most of the western world knows this is a day set aside for good hearted pranks, hoaxes, gags, and giggles. It is a day that the gullible, well...watch out!

As most of you know It's my birthday...let's party!
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Yum!

So we can throw a hodge podge of your favorite egg ingredients into muffin tins and end up with a delicious, healthy, and BEAUTIFUL meal. ohh and it was SO easy! I picture myself making these for my next brunch for sure!


Egg Frittata Muffins
Serves 2
Calories/serving: 269

Ingredients:
4 Eggs
2 Egg Whites
1 tomato, diced
4 big basil leaves, chopped
2 oz goat cheese

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Beat your eggs + egg whites in a medium size bowl (add a little water or milk to make them fluffier)
3. Add the tomatoes and basil leaves and mix together.
4. Fill each muffin tin 2/3 of the way up.
5. Sprinkle goat cheese over the top of each muffin.
6. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, and then broil for 2-5 minutes until the cheese is nice and golden brown

My version made 8 muffins. I wanted a big protein punch since this is lunch for today and I know we aren’t having any protein at dinner (it’s homemade pizza Friday!). If I were to do it for a normal lunch I would probably have used a little milk instead of the extra 2 egg whites.
Enjoy!

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    emoticon Rory! You can bet that I'm there to enjoy the yummy goodies, but most of all the company of a fellow Aries! Have a wonderful day, my friend. emoticon

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    emoticon to you. Your muffins and pizza look delish. Enjoy celebrating you today.

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    Happy birthday to you, wishing you a fantastic day!

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    emoticon Thanks for the April Fool's Birthday Celebration!!!

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    Happy Birthday to you! Have a wonderful celebration of YOU!

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  Happy Birthday to you and it is my birthday also.

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aww walking doggie

Monday, March 24, 2014



By Jim Hillibish

We know the benefits of dogs: the wagging tail at the door, the unconditional love, the house guarding, the comedy.The results indicate “dogs could be called wonder drugs.”

There’s more. Dr. Scott Bea, a psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic, reports on a study of human-animal interactions at the University of Missouri. He’s a big fan of dogs adding important exercise in our lives.

“That dog can’t walk itself, and so you have to get out and do it. By the nature of just walking — some people walk an hour a day — there will be health benefits,” he says.

Results showed that older people who walked their dogs five times a week for 12 weeks improved their physical capabilities by 30 percent compared to people who walked with a friend. Human walking buddies tend to provide excuses for not walking, such as the weather. Dogs never have excuses.

The Weather Channel’s dog-walking calculator shows a 30-minute walk at a moderate 3 mph burns 129 calories.

A plus: Researchers found many of the human health benefits also apply to pets.

Something this important needs to be done the right way. Yes, there’s a right way and a wrong way to walk a dog.

IMPORTANCE OF BEING ACTIVE

Most dogs need exercise. They become sluggish and drowsy without it. As with humans, exercise strengthens their hearts, lowers blood pressure and fights obesity. Unchecked, these problems will decrease life spans in both of us.

Your dog will tell you he needs exercise. He will tear around the house until tired. We often mistake this for exuberance. He’s telling us his muscles need a workout.

GETTING READY

A good leash is woven nylon impervious to chewing. Chain leashes can injure you and your pet. Nylon is strong, almost chew-proof and offers excellent control. Choose four feet for small dogs and six feet for larger ones.

Longer leashes, such as those on reels, do not offer the control you need and allow the dog to roam onto property where he may not be welcom\RAININGirst thing dog trainer Nancy Bremer will tell you is, “You walk your dog. Do not let your dog walk you.”

An untrained dog will be a miserable walker, always pulling and trying to have his way. A trained dog will walk beside you, occasionally stopping to investigate something but never pulling you over.

“If you allow a dog to walk in front of you, this tells him he’s in control. Keep him by your side,” she says.

Dog trainer Cesar Millan suggests using a short leash “for more control, but always keep your dog’s safety in mind when making corrections.”

He provides a snack after the walk to help cement the training.

ASPCA trainers use the “red light method” to stop pulling on the leash:

“The instant the dog reaches the end of his leash and pulls, stop dead in your tracks and wait. When he comes back, ask him to sit. If he pulls again, repeat.”

SIDEWALK ETIQUETTE

• If another dog walker approaches, cross the street. This will prevent angry dog encounters.

• Control your dog around children. He may see them as a threat.

• Avoid passing barking dogs in yards. Remember, they are on guard duty.

• Exercise will cause your dog to poop. Be a good neighbor and carry a plastic bag to clean up. A newspaper bag is perfect.

YOUR DOG SPEAKS

Don’t over-exercise your dog. Start with short walks around the block and gradually build up length as he (and you) become stronger. Your dog will tell you when it’s time to return home. His tail will be drooping and no longer wagging. He may stop and want to turn around. His walk slows, and he’s no longer interested in his surroundings.

Dogs like repetition and probably will want to walk the same path every day. They feel insecure walking outside of their area. If they have a bad experience with another dog, they will not want to return.

You can gradually expand the walking area but take it slow. Allow your dog to get accustomed to new places.

After you return, both of you will need a rest. Your dog will benefit from a calming petting session, which actually is a massage. You’ll find your dog’s muscles will be a lot stronger, and so will yours.

  
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life

Tuesday, March 11, 2014



Words to live by.... blog from JAVAGAL47

Someone wrote these beautiful words.
Layman's Ten Commandments

The piece is a must read. Try to understand the deep meaning of it. They are like the Ten Commandments, to follow in life all of the time!

1. Prayer is not a "spare wheel" that you pull out

when in trouble, but it is a "steering wheel" that

directs the right path throughout the journey.

2. So why is a car's WINDSHIELD so large and the

Rear View Mirror so small? Because our PAST is

not as important as our FUTURE. So, Look Ahead

and Move on.

3. Friendship is like a BOOK. It takes a few minutes to burn, but it takes years to write.

4. All things in life are temporary. If they're going well, enjoy them... they will not last forever. If they're going wrong, don't worry... they can't last long either.

5. Old Friends are Gold! New Friends are Diamond! If you get a Diamond, don't forget the Gold! Because to hold a Diamond, you always need a Base of Gold!

6. Often when we lose hope and think this is the end, GOD smiles from above and says, "Relax, friend, it's just a bend, not the end!"

7 . When GOD solves your problems, you have faith in HIS abilities; when GOD doesn't solve your problems HE has faith in your abilities.

8. A blind person asked St. Anthony: "Can there be anything worse than losing eye sight?" He replied, "Yes, losing your vision!"

9. When you pray for others, God listens to you and blesses them, and sometimes, when you are safe and happy, remember that someone has prayed for you.

10. WORRYING does not take away tomorrow's TROUBLES... it takes away today's PEACE.

If you really enjoy this, please pass on to others. It may just brighten someone's day.

Live simply, Love generously, Care deeply,

Speak kindly, and Leave the rest to God.

  
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    Great thoughts. I am team leader for prayer warriors on a mission. There is hardly anyone who is blogging, huddling, etc. I want to be faithful in being a team leader. Please join me.

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  Thanks for sharing these inspiring words. They truly are words to live by daily.

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