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THIS Is The Day..............

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Tuesday, May 08, 2012

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JOANNHUNT 2/8/2013 11:46AM

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TERESAKLE 7/23/2012 10:37AM

  Good reminder. Enjoy the moments. emoticon

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SILLYHP1953 7/14/2012 5:04PM

    Ok, I'll straighten up my desk area while I listen to your vlogs.

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SHAKACRAW 5/19/2012 4:19PM

  Thank you, very inspirational!!!!!

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MANILUS 5/19/2012 9:56AM

    Excellent blog, what inspiration! Keep it up!

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GEORGESPRAGUE 5/18/2012 7:16AM

  I keep watching your blog, I just find it very inspirational.

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TTAYLOR43 5/18/2012 5:49AM

    Thanks. Wonderfully inspirational.

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KIMCOLLINGS 5/14/2012 11:00AM

    I kept thinking about this post over the weekend. I took a walk yesterday and it was so beautiful outside and remembered "This is the day". Thanks for helping me remember to appreciate what I have and that each day is special and needs to be experienced fully.

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NASFKAB 5/12/2012 12:44AM

  thanks again

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RADAZZLE 5/11/2012 11:42PM

    Once again, you have been inspirational! ♥

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JEWLSM 5/11/2012 4:12PM

    Thanks John! I needed that!

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SABLENESS 5/11/2012 9:24AM

    My mother-in-law, who recently passed, began every day of her 93 years with that scripture.

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    Great Blog, just what I needed to hear. emoticon

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WORKINGSTIFF 5/10/2012 10:43PM

    Life really sucks when you don't get enough sleep.

I loved your message. It reminds me of a note on my desk that I wrote to myself, "Tomorrow never comes. Today is the day you must become something."

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LADILADIDA 5/10/2012 7:44PM

    How we feel or react to our circumstances is absolutely our own decisions. Our feelings/emotions can MOVE like fireflies and we can choose to feel sorry for our circumstances and then turn that sorrow into feeling hopeful of what possibilities can come from the moment. Some amazing things happen to us when we are down, if we are willing to see and then DO something about it. Great blog. I'm sure had a great day.

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MYRNACARRIER 5/10/2012 2:04PM

    This is the day the Lord has made. I am going to rejoice as I walk to my noon hour monitoring job at the school near by. It will be the first time and I will see how it goes. It is about a mile from my house and a lot of it is up hill. I know that if I take God long with me it will go okay. He is able to lift us up and give us strength just when we need it. Thank you for your wonderful reminders.

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GLITTERGIRL69 5/10/2012 8:07AM

    After reading your blog I took a look at your page & saw your video blog. Good job! I agree so much with what you said, I might repeat your same thoughts, but I just want to share with you. While watching your blog it reminded me that many times I have to totally put God in my mind to get me through a bad mood, or a frustration that might just put me over the edge. It is when we put God in the center of it all, when we meditate on such things in the bible as, this is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad, such verses like those are medicine to our mind, body, and spirit. If more people realized the healing power of God's word think about how different this world would be... People just might run out of things to complain about, lol.

I loved what you said about how God talks to you. I could not have explained it better. I try to explain it sometimes to people. I tell people God talks to us all, and He does it in a way that we can understand. I just want to thank you for saying what you did about how God talks to people. I think that if more people understood it, then more people would realize that God has been talking to them for a long time.

I loved your message. Keep up the good work. I did a series of video blogs myself on the Spark Diet. I think I did 10 total. It was hard for me to do. I did not want to be in front of the camera. But I did the v/blogs for my team. Watching your blog, you see so relaxed and calm. emoticon

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COOKI3123 5/9/2012 10:42PM

    Good Job!

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GARDENCHRIS 5/9/2012 9:31PM

    hope you get some sleep tonight! And thank you for the reminder that God is good!

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MYSTERY-LADY1 5/9/2012 6:43PM


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JUSGETTENBY42 5/9/2012 4:48PM


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DEBK0923 5/9/2012 4:45PM

    Great blog, I needed to hear this. I felt so bad over the loss of my dog, for the last week that I forgot this was the day God chose for me. Thank you John

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GINGERSNAP73 5/9/2012 4:42PM

  try sleepy time tea if you wake up during the nite, it really works

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JIBBIE49 5/9/2012 4:15PM

    emoticon WOnderful to see your blog featured in the Spark Mail. What an honor! WOW, again. You are a real STAR. emoticon

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NAVYSNIPE 5/9/2012 3:03PM


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CICELY360 5/9/2012 12:17PM

  Good blog.

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TERRIJ7 5/9/2012 12:01PM

    Great vlog, John. Thanks for taking the time to put it together. I hope you felt better as the day progressed and that you got a good night's sleep as a reward!

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GALINAZ 5/9/2012 11:57AM

    God bless you and thank you for beginning my day

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SHOAPIE 5/9/2012 11:03AM

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MIMIDOT 5/9/2012 9:16AM

    Great message! One we need to hear every day. Thanks for sharing.

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NCSUE0514 5/9/2012 8:04AM

    Carpe diem!

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MALEXANDER4 5/9/2012 7:25AM

    Thank you....I loved the message. I needed to hear that today.

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KIPPER15 5/9/2012 7:15AM

    Seize the day and be happy. Great vlog.

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NAVYSNIPE 5/9/2012 7:12AM


Fantastic message today!! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and mind set, and my 2cents worth is that you may quote scripture absolutely any old time you are called to do so!!

On my desk I have Ephesians 4:2
"I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received"

Comment edited on: 5/9/2012 3:02:42 PM

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FARIS71 5/9/2012 6:27AM

    Wow! I'm running a bit late this morning- wasn't sure I had 7:19 to watch the video but the Lord nudged me. Truly awesome! Thank you. This will stick with me for awhile.

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  Oh, you just go ahead and quote scripture whenever you are darn well moved to do so. After all, this is a motivational and inspirational website, and you're just taking the rest of us to the Source. Nutin' wrong with that.

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NASFKAB 5/9/2012 3:34AM

  have a great day

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LISALGB 5/8/2012 11:43PM

    Great message!! Each day is a gift and should not be squandered!! Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. It is truly inspirational!!
And, I hope you rest better tonight!!
Have a great week.

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ANHELIC 5/8/2012 10:54PM

    Thanks John,
I needed to hear that. This is the day the Lord has made. I will rejoice and be glad in it. I have this verse on my wall. My daughter embroidered it for my 25 years ago and I can't help but read it every time I pass by. I love how you put it into words. I sometimes feel like garbage and look to where I can put the blame. Now you have given me a new perspective on everything.
Thank you again and God Bless you.
I have emailed this to my daughter for her to watch you. I wrote that this was the best 7 minutes she will have today.
God Bless,
Joan emoticon emoticon

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ONEKIDSMOM 5/8/2012 7:51PM

    I hope your day got better. You have the determination and attitude part right! emoticon

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BELDONDOG1 5/8/2012 7:28PM

    John, very good! This is the day the Lord has made, as was yesterday and tomorrow, if we're lucky enough to have one. We have to make the best of what we have. I also had a crappy night, birds chirping so loudly, I wanted to yell 'shut up already" up,it wasn't a pet that said I have to go NOW, just me, so I got up, exercised, showered and said my mantra--"worrying will not take away tomorrow's troubles, it will just take away today's peace"-- and believe me, I won't let anyone take away my peace no matter how hard they have tried lately. He said to rejoice and be glad--so be it! Hope your day went well and tonight will also.


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    You made me smile! emoticon

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AVANELL 5/8/2012 7:14PM

    Good Vlog! Thanks for sharing it with us. May we always remember to be thankful for the day that we have!

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LYNMEINDERS 5/8/2012 7:10PM

    Awesome as usual John....
THIS IS THE are so so right...thankyou

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SLIMLEAF 5/8/2012 6:49PM

    Oh, John! I do not know you and you don't know me, but to hear you speak on your vlog today.... well, it was a privilege.
When I meet you in heaven I'll give you a big hug and thank you for passing on the message from our heavenly Father: "This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it."
It sounds impossible but you're so right, God is so right (as He once pointed out to me, always being right is a perogative of being God!)
So tomorrow (it's bedtime as I write), I'm going to take my Father's hand and dare to step out of the front door, putting past failures behind me and looking for the reasons to rejoice.

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    "Lucky Winners" on the phone roll...oh good gravy.
Sleep deprivation is a form of torture.
Kids ~ sheesh!

Let us Rejoice and be glad in it!

Hmm..track-stopping in the shower...if you're shuffling!

I'm stopping your vlog, right now and hugging my kids. Sorry about not finishing, but, I think you can appreciate. I just gotta.

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  John, another beautiful one! Thanks. As I was watching your vlog I got a call from Special Olympics (fund raiser). While I didn't need any magazines (they said a magazine subscription will bring in one more athlete) I was intrigued about doing Special Olympics again with my new strength. Your vlog gave me that idea! emoticon Laurie

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VONBLACKBIRD 5/8/2012 1:32PM

    You are so right...we have to choose to be happy in all circumstances and rejoice in the days we are given in this world and make the best of what God has and wants for us. Thanks again.

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HKARLSSON 5/8/2012 1:27PM

    Thanks, John. I needed that. Hope your day goes well.

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CBRIGGS1956 5/8/2012 1:16PM

    I was sitting here at my desk eating lunch and yes having myself a pity party over the unfairness of my situation at work and as usual your blog came with perfect timing and sense, so now I am up and out the door to walk for a few minutes, thanks John.

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