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Merry Christmas to ALL

Saturday, December 24, 2011

The hope of Christmas is for all of us - not just those who celebrate it.

That's why Christmas is my favorite holiday. It's the hope!

Over the centuries many have written about the wonder of a baby born for a unique purpose. He was specially sent by his father, the God of all, to do what no one else ever could or would. He would grow up to take on a job no one else was qualified to do - bear the penalty of the wrongs of all mankind to provide a way for the wrongdoers to be forgiven and live forever.

Is there any greater message of hope?

Today I celebrate that hope with you! May your Christmas be merry for the reason of hope given to us long ago!

Merry Christmas!

  
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GREGSTEAM 12/24/2011 4:25PM

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An Anniversary

Saturday, November 26, 2011

The day after Thanksgiving, when I was 15, I had an operation on my right knee. It was to correct a problem I had from dislocation of my knee cap. It left a 12 inch scar and required a couple months healing before I could walk without a cast and crutches.

Little did I know that 33 years later I would have completed 2 10ks and a couple 5ks. And while I may be at the back, that's ok. I'm doing things I never thought possible. Perhaps my world was too small then.

I hope you can find some joy in an anniversary such as this - it might not be surgery, but it could be just as profound in your memory.

Keep going...

  
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ANOTHERMOMOF2 11/26/2011 8:48AM

    Congratulations on your 10 K and 5 Ks. It's amazing the things we can do as we get older that we couldn't (wouldn't) do when we were younger. Have a great day!

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my thoughts on this whole spark thing

Friday, November 11, 2011

It has surprised me how good this experience has been. I remember when I signed up I wondered how much help a website could offer. But here I am over a year later still plugging along. I used iLoseIt to help with weight loss, SP has helped me maintain by offering all sorts of alternatives to sitting on the couch.

  
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EBLOOMING 11/14/2011 12:37AM

    Yes!! Spark is a help to me also!! emoticon

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MISSPEACHES3 11/11/2011 11:23AM

    Way to go on your Spark experience.

Noticed you are from Canton, Ohio. I lived in Elyria, Ohio for 20 years. I was last there in November 2009. I loved the people there and the beautiful sights there. I did not like driving in the snow (LOL), but I did like playing in the snow. emoticon

Wishing you blessings,
Brenda

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GATOR12 11/11/2011 10:54AM

    Amen!!

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JVANAM 11/11/2011 8:20AM

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DLDROST 11/11/2011 7:35AM

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CAT609 11/11/2011 7:10AM

    Bravo! I agree with you. It is a great website. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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