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FAITH

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The bitter January wind is blowing, and I am looking forward to warm weather and sitting out on the deck. Iíll have my garden, fresh vegetables, and warmer days.

Does the cold get you down? Donít let it! Remember that our lives go through cycles just as the weather does. Spring time and warmer days are coming! Have faith in God! "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen" (Hebrews 11:1).

Don't let the coldness of the weather or the meanness of others keep you down. Spring is coming! I believe it!
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ALEXSGIRL1 1/9/2013 8:06PM

    funny i don't need spring to be happy i learned to bundle up and and especially when the sun is out get out and go for a walk, almost every day and then sometimes i forget it it winter. but you are right better days are coming

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68ANNE 1/9/2013 7:17PM

    As long as I can go outside and go walking, I am usually pretty good but it is nice to have this when I'm down!

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CHARITY1973 1/9/2013 6:31PM

    Thanks Jackie. I do have some sort of faith that when I push myself beyond my known capability there will be some unknown capability that opens up to me. I feel that is the essence of faith, being uncertain yet acting anyway.

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TORTISE110 1/9/2013 11:51AM

    True blog!

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LINDAKAY228 1/9/2013 11:04AM

    Great blog!

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LYNNWILK2 1/9/2013 11:04AM

    Love this blog encouraging us to enjoy the seasons of the year and the seasons of our lives! Thank you :)

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1CRAZYDOG 1/9/2013 8:11AM

    YES YES YES! Life DOES go in cycles for sure. It's all about how we handle those ups and downs. If we trust in Him, the down cycles are bearable, and the up cycles are cause to rejoice. In the down cycles, we know He will listen. In the up cycles we need to learn He will listen to our thanks as well!

HUGS for a great blog that is cause to pause!

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HIKERBECKY 1/9/2013 7:49AM

    That is my favorite verse! Thanks for sharing!!!

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ERIN1957 1/9/2013 7:40AM

    so true and yes I believe too!

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JESSICAMOORE1 1/9/2013 7:38AM

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NYARAMULA 1/9/2013 7:20AM

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BAKER1009 1/9/2013 7:00AM

    Thank you for the reminder, I definitely have a harder time during winter with depression and just an over all "blah" feeling. Spring is by far my favorite season!
The anticipation of the new baby any day now, and planning my daughters Sweet 16 are keeping my spirits up this year!

Hope you have a blessed day!
Hugs,
Beth

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EDITOR 1/9/2013 6:18AM

    Glad to see you on my blog this early winter morning! I once made a smilie graphic destined forever to be called, "Powderheads"! There is a literal word for that (not sure if it made Webster's yet. I believe Spring is coming too! Shine on promote Jesus because He is the greatest Gift ever given!

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COLLEENROSTE 1/9/2013 6:14AM

    life would be so boring without seasons- bother weather and challanges

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CAROL- 1/9/2013 6:07AM

    Just what I needed to read this morning. emoticon

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EVER-HOPEFUL 1/9/2013 5:54AM

    i love the snow and so does my children,sleigh riding,ice skateing,snowball fights,making snowmen and snow angles.what more can you want than a winter wonderland. emoticon

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MARYJOANNA 1/9/2013 5:44AM

  We do not have snow here in south Georgia, but we do have cold. I enjoy each season for what it brings--I enjoy life!

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WEARINGTHIN 1/9/2013 5:41AM

    It comes every year. Just that lately, you don't know what will come with it. But things will grow and it will warm up, like it always does. Glenn

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JSTETSER 1/9/2013 5:36AM

    Photos by John and Jackie Stetser

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