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Thankful Thursday is here!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Hubby didn't get the two jobs he was a candidate for. Went to inside people...ugh! I know God is in control yet I seem impatient right now.

Having trouble with my left knee. It is swollen so haven't exercised in two days and it's bumming me out. Been icing it and it's burning a little today. No health insurance so not wanting to open that door yet....unless I need to.

Daughter and boyfriend flying in at midnight tonight. Looking forward to time with her but a little bummed my knee is under the weather and hubby job prospects aren't looking good right now. ...yet I know God always takes care of us...so we keep plugging on trusting Him to make a way for us!

Off to make it a great day!

  
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MARYJOANNA 7/12/2012 10:58AM

  Have faith in God and keep your spirits high. You will overcome.

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EDITOR 7/12/2012 9:11AM

    I am so very, very sorry for these disappointments, I really am. Yet I know Christ will come bringing a blessing with your wonderful daughter.
May He overwhelm you with good thnigs and take away the sting of things that make us sad.

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Terrific Tuesday!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Ended up working by myself. Co-worker ended up going with hubby to help take mother in law and sister to brother's funeral. It was a busy day but I made it through it. Got a lot of calls to make back to customers today....but you can only do so much. Also got to work and throught...boy did we turn off the air...and the air conditioner wasn't working. So called in repair people. They had us up and running...a broken capasitor. We don't have windows so I opened the door and fortunately had a fan. Thankful it was yesterday and not last week with over 100 degree weather. Stayed calm through it all...phones going crazy, people walking in, quotes to do etc. I had Christian music on the radio and it soothed my spirit and reminded me Who's I am and that I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength!

Scale finally going down in the right direction.

Off to make it a great day...guess my new motto should be learning to adjust to changes....

  
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JSMIMI8 7/10/2012 6:13AM

    May you have a day of peace. As long as peace is on the inside, you can handle the outside. emoticon

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DGFOWLER 7/10/2012 5:58AM

    Kathleen.. You are so amazing. Even through stuff being thrown at you, you manage to hold it together and take care of everyone else around you. WooHoo.. And hey... ya snuck it in about the scale.. you sly fox... Donna

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MARYJOANNA 7/10/2012 5:43AM

  Christian music soothes the soul and it sure made a difference to you.

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EDITOR 7/10/2012 5:39AM

    Pretty exciting stuff and I have never thought your life was dull like mine.

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Magnificent Monday!

Monday, July 09, 2012

Had a good weekend! Got some housecleaning caught up on for family visit this Thursday night through long weekend!

Praise Team went well. Arrived for practise and there was a new piece of music for me to play during communion. Boy times have changed. At one time I would have not been able to play it but we (God and I) did it without too much nerves. Over the years slowly learning when a curve gets thrown at you - you just do your best and let God take care of the outcome. Our Worship Minister wanted me to play the piece softly and it was hard for me...it was the beautiful hymn How Great Thou Art and the song makes me want to get louder...but I held myself back. Music Minister said we would sing it one day and he would let me go with it. He said I played it the way he wanted...and it was appropriate to play it softly and slowly. That song just wants me to shout it out...How Great Thou Art...How Great Thou Art......

Hubby took Mom to grocery after church and breakfast. So I ddn't have to deal with her much this weekend. She was in a difficult mood Friday morning so the break from her has done me good. Hubby took her Friday out to sit and watch the Blue Angels fly over practising their routines for the Air Show. She really enjoyed it. She loves planes and has learned to enjoy flying on them. She gets so excited like a small child with planes. Hubby shares her excitement...so they had a good time together.

Got in a good afternoon nap yesterday and when it cooled we worked in the back yard cleaning up from the storms. Hubby got back yard mowed before he hit a hole and sheared off some pin in the wheel so that ended the mowing. Was stiff and sore from all the yardwork. Took a shower but still had trouble trying to sleep as I ached (and probably the nice afternoon nap). My joints just aren't in a happy place at times right now. Aging isn't always fun! This morning I remembered that I ate the last two Strawberry Doughnuts yesterday. Have been trying to stay away from extra sugar. Really starting to think eating sweets really makes me ache and hurt afterwards. Will try to be careful this week and stay away from sugars and see if I feel better...

Looking forward to time with Stephanie and EJ this weekend. Andy and Kristie are planning to come up sometime during the weekend too! Maybe I can get a picture of the four of them together to post....

Off to the start of a great week!

  
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AVANELL 7/9/2012 1:55PM

    I love your positive attitude! If you keep on looking at everything through eyes of faith that believes the best in every situation and you WILL have a Magnificent Monday!

God Bless!

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LOOKINGUP2012 7/9/2012 9:16AM

    What a wonderful little story about the hubby and your mom enjoying planes together. Glad you got a break!

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EDITOR 7/9/2012 6:23AM

    Can't wait to hear family updates this week, although I can't remember names so much anymore like I used to, but am following what you do.

Love music played at communion. It ministers. Love the holy moments at communion. Hope you will never have to leave your praise team or this important church ministry.

Thinking of re-instating a new sugar free challenge. Will let you know because you know I am a believer.

News is one friend still has electric outages after storms. Thank God for favors granted in our area.

Catch you later!

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Cleaning Day

Saturday, July 07, 2012

A day to catch up on cleaning in preparation for daughter and her boyfriend's visit fri-mon....can't wait to see her.

Really hot out today. We heard the airplanes flying over for the Dayton Air Show. Hubby took some pictures of them practising yesterday.. He took Mom out to take a look at them. She really enjoys time with her son.

Back to cleaning....

  
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NEPTUNE1939 7/7/2012 3:16PM

    Cleaning I find is great excercise.

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SLUDERCATS 7/7/2012 2:47PM

    Great that you are looking forward to a visit from your family. I'm cleaning today but just for myself. Hope you all have a wonderful time together!

Gayle

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LOSE4LIFE47 7/7/2012 2:47PM

    YOU CAN DO IT!

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EDITOR 7/7/2012 2:44PM

    It is hot here and I certainly didn't accomplish anything. If company were to come out like your having, I would have found the energy to clean. How exciting to have them there with you for a few days. Will you take off of work?

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Fabulous Friday

Friday, July 06, 2012

Well here we are at Friday! Work was slower Thursday after the holiday. Have an Air Show Parade tonight. We have a parade tomorrow but I bowed out as the only weekend to get things ready for my kids coming home. Hubby can handle the parade without me.

Less than a week and my daughter will be home. Can hardly wait to get my arms around her. Also son and daughter in law may also come up and stay the weekend. Looking forward to the family time together.

Seem to be struggling with motivation after the knee flare up. They have settled down and now I have to make myself exercise and it used to come so much easier.

Yesterday I was tired after the holiday. How can one day make you so tired? Still feeling draggy today.

Off to make it a great day.

  
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EMGERBER 7/6/2012 6:31AM

    Even when you are tired you can still have a great day! You have some wonderful things to look forward to. Enjoy your weekend.

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EDITOR 7/6/2012 6:25AM

    More important to prepare for family coming so that they might know parents as "kewl" rather than sticky. emoticon

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