JUDITH316's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JUDITH316 JUDITH316's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Setting the Tone of Our Day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748676 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l746898369.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Wishing you a bright and blessed Tuesday ahead. Let's stay focused and keep our eyes fixed on the finishing line. <BR> <BR> Believe it or not, we have the power to set the tone of our day: <BR> <BR> If you want your day to be filled with positive thoughts you need to focus on the good and wholesome things that uplift your emotions, when you chose to fill yourself with things that edi... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:21:39 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748671 The more you trust Jesus and keep your eyes focused on Him, the more life you'll have. Trusting God brings life. Believing brings rest. So stop trying to figure everything out, and let God be God in your life. <BR> <BR> Joyce Meyer on Believing Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:58:24 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748669 Psalm 119:93 NKJV <BR> <BR> I will never forget Your precepts, <BR> For by them You have given me life. <BR> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:56:16 EST Strength & Purpose... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748269 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1433075361.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today is a New Day, Let's Step into it Joyfully putting our Hand's into the Hand's of the Lord. Let's push on ahead accomplishing our goals with the strength & purpose only the Lord can provide. <BR> <BR> This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 <BR> <BR> Let's Do this Together filled with God's Strength and Purpose.. <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> <em>386</em> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:07:09 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748263 I am a spiritual being... After this body is dead, my spirit will soar. I refuse to let what will rot rule the eternal. I choose self-control. I will be drunk only by joy. I will be impassioned only by my faith. I will be influenced only by God. I will be taught only by Christ. <BR> <BR> Max Lucado on Obedience Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:58:53 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748260 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. <BR> <BR> Philippians 3:14 KJV Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:54:05 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747322 Encouragement is awesome. It (can) actually change the course of another person's day, week, or life. <BR> <BR> Chuck Swindoll on Encouragement & Change <BR> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:20:25 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747321 Psalm 72:8 (NKJV) <BR> <BR> He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, <BR> And from the River to the ends of the earth. <BR> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:16:51 EST Sparking & Shining for Jesus... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747320 Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Wishing you all a great Sunday filled with the blessings of the Lord. Hope you enjoy your day and your Sunday services. <BR> <BR> Have a great day with your Family and activities you plan... <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> <em>223</em> <BR> <BR> Thanks for your support, friendship and for the many visits you all have made here, I so appreciate all the spark goodies and the kind comments you leave on my page, it's always appreciated and always welcomed... <BR> ... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:14:53 EST Reaching for Those Steps... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746744 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1494485534.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning, <BR> <BR> Cheering you on for a fabulous weekend... <BR> <BR> Let's keep pushing ahead, baby steps get results... we can reach our goals by taking 1 day and 1 step at a time in the strength of Jesus... <BR> <BR> He will give you what you need today... What Step will you reach today? <BR> <BR> Keep Pushing Forward in God's Strength... <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> <em>386</em> <em>220</em> ... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 04:04:22 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746740 The branch of the vine does not worry, and toil, and rush here to seek for sunshine, and there to find rain. No; it rests in union and communion with the vine; and at the right time, and in the right way, is the right fruit found on it. Let us so abide in the Lord Jesus. <BR> <BR> Hudson Taylor on Holiness <BR> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:48:35 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746739 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. <BR> <BR> Hebrews 11:1 KJV Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:44:51 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746102 The day that each person willingly accepts himself or herself for who he or she is and acknowledges the uniqueness of God's framing process marks the beginning of a journey to seeing the handiwork of God in each life. <BR> <BR> Ravi Zacharias on Life Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:17:39 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746100 Acts 17:28 <BR> <BR> For in Him we live and move and have our being, as also some of your own poets have said, ‘For we are also His offspring.’ <BR> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:07:45 EST “Try it One More Time”... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746099 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1977911815.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Wishing you all a fantastic Friday and Weekend ahead. Let’s keep pushing on together, 1 step and 1 day at a time. <BR> <BR> Let today be the day God flows through us showing others that when the world says “Give Up” the “Hope” inside us says, “Try it One More Time”. <BR> <BR> Yes, we live & move with God’s Strength flowing through us... <BR> <BR> I can do all things through Christ ... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:04:24 EST Up-date from Doctor's Visit... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746080 Hello my Friend's, <BR> <BR> I went to my Doctor today for the follow-up from last week's visit when I was diagnosed with a severe UTI and Kidney infection. I finished the course of antibiotics today and after further testing it was determined I needed another week of treatment. <BR> <BR> Would appreciate your prayers that this infection would be gone in Jesus Name and before week end I will be totally restored healed and back on track! <BR> <BR> I am standing on God's Word; Isaiah 53:5 B... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:17:19 EST Let's Focus... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745410 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l71047009.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wishing you a great Thursday ahead, today let’s focus on looking after ourselves, let’s be the man and or woman God has called us to be, let’s focus on becoming healthy... <BR> <BR> When we become healthy we look and feel better. <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> <BR> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:51:58 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745406 The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. <BR> <BR> Chuck Swindoll on Choices <BR> <BR> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:31:49 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745405 Therefore receive one another, just as Christ also received us, to the glory of God. Romans 15:7 NKJV <BR> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:28:12 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744656 God waits for you to communicate with Him. You have instant, direct access to God. God loves mankind so much, and in a very special sense His children, that He has made Himself available to you at all times. <BR> <BR> Wesley L. Duewel on Prayer <BR> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:01:19 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744654 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. <BR> <BR> Jeremiah 29:11 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:59:08 EST Healthier Living... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744653 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1258287785.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today is another new day & new beginning. As we continue on our healthy journey we will see our bodies become healthier and fitter as we stay on course and on track. <BR> <BR> How do we stay on track? <BR> <BR> 1. Eat Healthy <BR> 2. Eat between 5 to 8 servings of Fresh Fruits and Veggies per day <BR> 3. Drink at least 8 glasses of water per day <BR> 4. Exercise daily <BR> 5. Track your Fitness & Nutrition <... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:56:34 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743914 Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. <BR> <BR> Max Lucado on Obedience Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:27:04 EST 4 Steps to a New You... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743912 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1484014494.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Wishing you a Fabulous Tuesday ahead... I cheer you on your journey....Keep up the great work. <BR> <BR> I encourage you to join me in the following steps that will change the course of your journey to a Healthier You...Are you ready to jump on-board and join me in these 4 Steps to a “New You”? <BR> <BR> 4 Steps to a New You & a Successful Journey... <BR> <BR> 1. Eat to Nouris... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:18:17 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743911 He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter answered and said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” <BR> Matthew 16:15-16 NKJV Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:06:12 EST Stay Focused... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743140 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l723290690.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Wishing you a great day and week ahead. Let's Keep our eyes on the prize and remember our future belongs to those who believe in their dreams. <BR> <BR> We can have a successful day and week ahead as we keep our eyes on the finishing line. <BR> <BR> Remember to keep well hydrated and keep tracking our fitness, nutrition and stay within our calorie range... <BR> <BR> Providing we st... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:59:13 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743130 Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. <BR> <BR> A.W. Tozer on Achievement <BR> <BR> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:21:14 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743129 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18 NIV <BR> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:19:58 EST Seizing the Day for a New Start... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742882 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l344915668.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today is a new day, a new start to a new you. Yesterday is gone, today is what we have, let's seize the day and be all we can be in Christ... <BR> <BR> Wishing you a happy and peaceful day. <BR> <BR> Let's Spark on to meet our goals and have a successful week ahead... <BR> <BR> I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> <em>220</em> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:02:39 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742499 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/0/l901670458.jpg"> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 05:13:16 EST Happy Sunday Morning... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742498 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l994759477.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All <BR> <BR> Wishing you a Blessed Sunday filled with the Blessings of the Lord. Hope you enjoy your Sunday Morning Services and have a great Family Day! <BR> <BR> This is my prayer for you today.... <em>458</em> <BR> <BR> I Asked the Lord to Bless You <BR> <BR> I asked the Lord to bless you <BR> As I prayed for you today <BR> to guide you and protect you <BR> as you go along the way... ... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 05:10:40 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742495 But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin. <BR> <BR> 1 John 1:7 NKJV Sun, 20 Jul 2014 04:58:48 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741874 Wait on God and He will work, but don't wait in spiritual sulks because you cannot see an inch in front of you! Are we detached enough from our spiritual hysterics to wait on God? To wait is not to sit with folded hands, but to learn to do what we are told. <BR> <BR> Oswald Chambers on Patience <BR> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 03:21:00 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741873 Wait on the Lord; <BR> Be of good courage, <BR> And He shall strengthen your heart; <BR> Wait, I say, on the Lord! <BR> <BR> Psalm 27:14 Sat, 19 Jul 2014 03:20:46 EST New Beginning... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741872 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1814497807.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Today is a new day, every moment can be the start of a new beginning for you. Let's keep Sparking, Pushing Ahead and be the Best and Healthiest we Can Be, Starting Today... <BR> <BR> Yes, we can reach our goals by taking 1 day and 1 step at a time in the strength of Jesus... <BR> <BR> He will give us what we need today, Jesus is our Provider! <BR> <BR> And my God shall supply all y... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 03:15:37 EST Up-date on my Health Status... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741859 Hello all, <BR> <BR> As most of you know Thursday I ministered at a luncheon I was invited to speak at, when I arrived at the meeting I found myself in a sudden bout of pain, lower back and abdominal pain, it was excruciating to say the least! <BR> <BR> I had prayer with the group, and was able to bring forth the message "Walking in the Spirit". <BR> <BR> Shortly after bringing the message forth in God's Strength, I ended up by going to the emergency walk-in clinic, after being seen by a ... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:09:58 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741209 If you want to have sustained joy, you have to not only make sure that you think right, but you also have to make decisions now that are going to guarantee some joy in the future. One of the key things for people as far as joy is concerned is not living a selfish, self-centered lifestyle where we live our lives expecting everybody else to do something for us. <BR> <BR> Joyce Meyer on Joy Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:41:31 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741205 1 Chronicles 16:36 <BR> <BR> Blessed be the Lord God of Israel <BR> From everlasting to everlasting! <BR> And all the people said, “Amen!” and praised the Lord. <BR> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:33:45 EST Sticking Together... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741204 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/7/l579748809.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Wishing you a fantastic Friday and Weekend ahead. You all are doing great, I cheer you on to the Finishing Line... <BR> <BR> Teams stick together encouraging and standing with each other through the good and the difficult times. Let's keep pushing on together to meet the goals we have set before us. <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> I encourage you to keep tracking, eating healthy, drinking ... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:30:29 EST Recipe`for Good Health! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740504 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l510459596.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Cheering you on for a fabulous day. <BR> <BR> Let's keep pressing on together aiming for healthier bodies by eating well, exercising daily, sleeping well and keeping our bodies well hydrated. This is a perfect recipe for good health. <BR> <BR> "Believe You Can", let's make today a successful one! <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> <em>220</em> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:59:32 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740501 Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ. <BR> <BR> A W Tozer on Obedience Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:43:48 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740500 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. <BR> <BR> Romans 1:16 NKJV Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:41:29 EST Renewed Attitude & Focus... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739807 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l233248601.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> May your day be filled with a renewed Hope that will carry you through your day. Remember yesterday is past, today is a new day, let’s focus on today and see what we can do, having a renewed Hope, being filled with Faith in God’s Word and Promise and Love expressed through Actions will take us far. <BR> <BR> Let’s today be a great day with a renewed Focus that will see us meet our Goal... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:23:53 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739803 Positive minds full of faith and hope produce positive lives. <BR> <BR> Joyce Meyer on Hope Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:07:05 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739801 <BR> Psalm 119:15-16 <BR> <BR> 15 I will meditate on Your precepts, <BR> And contemplate Your ways. <BR> <BR> 16 I will delight myself in Your statutes; <BR> I will not forget Your word. <BR> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:02:40 EST Pushing On to the Finishing Line... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739062 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l996463360.jpg"> <BR> <BR> See Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 (Three-Fold Cord is not Quickly Broken) <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> Together....Yes, we NEED each other, as we pull together and stay on track we will be successful in our journey... <BR> <BR> Let's Keep Sparking On Together Running the Race to the Finishing Line... <BR> <BR> You are doing a <em>250</em> job, keep up the Great Work...Let's have a successful Tuesday & Week a... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:08:52 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739061 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen. 2 Corinthians 13:14 NKJV <BR> <BR> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:04:47 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739060 Do not strive in your own strength; cast yourself at the feet of the Lord Jesus, and wait upon Him in the sure confidence that He is with you, and works in you. Strive in prayer; let faith fill your heart-so will you be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might. <BR> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 03:03:53 EST Setting Goals... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738312 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1329442725.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Today marks a new day for a brand new week. Wishing you a productive Monday and Week ahead. I encourage you to set some goals that are manageable and ones you know you can accomplish. <BR> <BR> The first step to success is setting goals that are within reach. Don't set goals that set you up for failure but instead set goals you know are within reach of achieving. <BR> <BR> Let's Pu... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:20:36 EST Quote for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738310 The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. <BR> <BR> Chuck Swindoll on Choices <BR> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:11:23 EST