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/ My Christmas 2014 Picture Collage` http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839085 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l287214166.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Family Room <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l805479742.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Christmas Table <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1748674834.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Gift Opening <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1037386675.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Grandkids with Santa <BR> <BR> <BR> Wishing you all a great day and a Happy Boxing Day filled with God... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 00:08:11 EST Merry Christmas & God's Blessings.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838410 Merry Christmas and God's Blessings my Friend's... <BR> <BR> May your day be filled with God's awesome presence and blessings as you Celebrate the Birthday of Jesus, our King and Savior... <BR> <BR> I'm with Family so my time here is limited, will connect with you later tonight or first thing in the morning... <BR> <BR> Jesus is the Reason for Celebrating Christmas....Let's reflect on the Miracle of that First Christmas in Bethlehem when Jesus was Born! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photo... Thu, 25 Dec 2014 15:04:25 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838405 If you knew that only a few would care that you came, would you still come? If you knew that those you loved would laugh in your face, would you still care? If you knew that the tongues you made would mock you, the mouths you made would spit at you, the hands you made would crucify you, would you still make them? Christ did. <BR> <BR> Max Lucado... <BR> Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:56:41 EST Christmas Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838403 Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” <BR> <BR> Luke 2:11-14 NIV <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:51:57 EST Christmas Eve Reflections & Special Poem... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837769 Let's Celebrate Jesus...Jesus is the Reason for the Season.. <BR> <BR> From my Home to Your Home: <BR> <BR> Merry Christmas to you and your Family and a Happy and Peaceful New Year 2015 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/1/l816530494.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Jesus Is The Reason <BR> <BR> In Bethlehem, God gave to us <BR> The source of Christmas joy; <BR> A star shown on a miracle: <BR> The virgin birth of a boy. <BR> <BR> He was born both God and man, <BR> A Savio... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:16:31 EST Christmas Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837767 Hark the herald angels sing, "Glory to the new-born king." Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled! <BR> <BR> Charles Wesley <BR> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:11:11 EST Christmas Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837766 And they came with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the Babe lying in a manger. Now when they had seen Him, they made widely known the saying which was told them concerning this Child. And all those who heard it marveled at those things which were told them by the shepherds. But Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her heart. Then the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told them. <BR> <BR> Luke 2:16-20 NKJ... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:05:53 EST Color's of Christmas... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837114 The Color's of Christmas <BR> <BR> The Colors of Christmas are bright and they're true, they tell of God's great love for me and for you <BR> <BR> Blue is the sky where the angels appeared as they sang "Peace on Earth", to the shepherds who feared <BR> <BR> Silver is for the bright Christmas Star <BR> Which guided the wise men from countries afar <BR> <BR> Gold tells of their gifts for the Baby that day who they found in a manger, asleep on the hay <BR> <BR> Purple for suffering and d... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 03:40:47 EST Christmas Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837110 Christmas is based on an exchange of gifts, the gift of God to man - His unspeakable gift of His Son, and the gift of man to God - when we present our bodies a living sacrifice. <BR> <BR> Vance Havner <BR> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 03:33:52 EST Christmas Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837108 For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be the sign to you: You will find a Babe wrapped in swaddling cloths, lying in a manger.” And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” <BR> <BR> Luke 2:11-14 NKJV Tue, 23 Dec 2014 03:31:12 EST True Meaning of the Candy Cane http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836621 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/1/l616932.jpg"> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:37:39 EST Christmas Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836617 You can never truly enjoy Christmas until you can look up into the Father's face and tell him you have received his Christmas gift. <BR> <BR> John R. Rice <BR> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:25:58 EST Christmas Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836616 Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid. Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. <BR> <BR> Luke 2:8-11 NKJV Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:22:54 EST Christmas Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836153 The immense step from the Babe at Bethlehem to the living, reigning triumphant Lord Jesus, returning to earth for His own people - that is the glorious truth proclaimed throughout Scripture. As the bells ring out the joys of Christmas, may we also be alert for the final trumpet that will announce His return, when we shall always be with Him. <BR> <BR> Alan Redpath Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:25:45 EST Sunday Morning Reflections... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836152 Sunday Morning <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> Let's have a Blessed Sunday reflecting on the Birthday of the King, Jesus is the Reason for the Season...Putting Jesus First in all our Activities... <BR> <BR> Let's keep Sparking for Jesus being the best we can be and push forward to attain healthy bodies for the Lord. <em>381</em> Together 1 step at a time! <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> Have a Blessed Day... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1643734551... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:20:36 EST Christmas Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836150 Luke 1:30-33 <BR> <BR> And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David: And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end. <BR> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:12:00 EST Christmas Time: Poem... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836148 Christmas time <BR> Is a time to reflect <BR> And celebrate our saviour's birth; <BR> A special time <BR> To join together <BR> And rejoice that He came to earth. <BR> <BR> © By M.S.Lowndes <BR> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:07:17 EST Keep Pushing.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836035 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l687129540.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Evening <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> Just wanted to drop by and say hi and wish you all a beautiful evening. <BR> <BR> Thank you for all your encouraging thoughts on my blogs and spark page, all the neat spark goodies you leave for me and your continued prayers and support and of course your valued friendship. You all are such a blessing in which I thank God. <BR> <BR> I encourage you my friends, Keep Pushing O... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:47:52 EST Best Gift Ever... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835711 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1970350087.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Wishing you a great Weekend ahead filled with God's abundant blessings... <BR> <BR> This is our last weekend before Christmas. Let's make this Christmas the best one ever, let's put Jesus first in all our Christmas activities this week, let's celebrate the King of Kings, our Lord and Savior who came down from Glory to provide us with the best gift ever, the Gift of Himself that we mig... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:25:41 EST Christmas Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835710 Luke 1:30-33 <BR> <BR> And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David: And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end. <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:18:44 EST Christmas Acrostic http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835709 Christmas Acrostic <BR> <BR> C is for the Child born that night to be our light. (John 8:12) <BR> H is for holy is His name. (Rev.4:8) <BR> R is for rejoice with gladness & joy. (Luke 1:14) <BR> I is for Immanuel, God with us. (Is.7:14,) John 1:14) <BR> S is for the star that led the Wise men to Him. (Matt.2:2) <BR> T is for the truth & grace that was sent our way. (John 1:14) <BR> M is for Mother Mary laying Him in swaddling clothes in the manger. (Luke 2:7) <BR> A is for an... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:16:40 EST Sparking on to the finishing line... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835435 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1178539821.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning Everyone, <BR> <BR> Let's have a great day together sparking on to the finishing line! <BR> <BR> Cheering you on for a great weekend, let's pull together taking 1 step and 1 day at a time.. <BR> <BR> <em>381</em> Together....Yes, we CAN... <BR> <BR> Let's Keep Sparking On Together Running the Race to the Finishing Line... <BR> <BR> You are doing <em>250</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:21:53 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835430 Alleged "impossibilities" are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched. <BR> <BR> Chuck Swindoll... <BR> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:13:21 EST Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835426 And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven <BR> <BR> Luke 1:76-78 NIV Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:11:41 EST A New Day/New Beginning... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834728 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/8/l489225933.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning my Friend's, <BR> <BR> Today is a brand new day to a brand new start in creating the "New You".. <BR> <BR> Cheering you on your journey and wishing you a great day...Let's Stand together and Cheer each other on, We Can Together 1 day and 1 step at a time.... <em>381</em> <em>220</em> <em>386</em> <BR> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:17:10 EST Quote for the Day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834726 It is here, in the thing that happened at the first Christmas, that the most profound unfathomable depths of the Christian revelation lie. God became man; Nothing in fiction is so fantastic as this truth of the incarnation. <BR> <BR> J.I. Packer on Christmas <BR> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:13:55 EST Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834723 Luke 1:68-70 (NIV) <BR> <BR> 68 “Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, <BR> because he has come to his people and redeemed them. <BR> <BR> 69 He has raised up a horn[a] of salvation for us <BR> in the house of his servant David <BR> <BR> 70 (as he said through his holy prophets of long ago), <BR> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:44:14 EST Pushing Through... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834215 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l390424146.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Wednesday <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> I want to encourage you all today to keep Pushing Through & Sparking On... Let's jump on-board this great and blessed Wednesday that is before us supporting one another and see us Push through to Victory. <BR> <BR> Remember, you are not alone, Jesus is taking you by the hand and is walking you through every step of the way, no matter what the trial, stress or problem is, Jesus... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:40:26 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834214 The immense step from the Babe at Bethlehem to the living, reigning triumphant Lord Jesus, returning to earth for His own people - that is the glorious truth proclaimed throughout Scripture. As the bells ring out the joys of Christmas, may we also be alert for the final trumpet that will announce His return, when we shall always be with Him. <BR> <BR> Alan Redpath on Christmas <BR> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:24:20 EST Bible Verse for the Day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834212 But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” <BR> <BR> Matthew 1:20-21 NIV Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:22:11 EST Stay Focused & Keep Pushing... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833717 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2010490117.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> I want to encourage you to keep on sparking and stay focused, you can do it... Take 1 day & 1 step at a time, go slow, remember, baby steps get results, and before you know it you will meet your goals! <BR> <BR> Let's Keep our Eyes on the Finishing Line.. <em>224</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <BR> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:38:27 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833692 Everyone knows how to smile. It's one of the greatest gifts God has given us. A smile makes people feel good, and people look so beautiful when they smile. When the joy in your life is obvious, it rubs off on others. But when you keep God's joy locked inside you and don't allow it to show on your face, you're depriving those around you of a pleasant and refreshing experience. <BR> <BR> Joyce Meyer on Joy <BR> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:07:49 EST Bible Verse for the Day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833689 And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for the Mighty One has done great things for me— holy is his name. <BR> <BR> Luke 1:46-47, 49 NIV Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:03:39 EST Growing Stronger Together... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833174 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l730899778.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Wishing you all a productive Monday & Week Ahead, let's keep pushing, we can with God's Strength... <BR> <BR> Food for Thought: Struggles and or Trials build our Character and make us Stronger..... <BR> <BR> Pause, Reflect, Remember.... <BR> <BR> Our Strength Comes from the Lord. <BR> <BR> Let's keep Focused and Keep our Eyes on the Finishing Line in God's Strength 1 day at a time... <BR> <BR> <em>23</em> ... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:36:57 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833172 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l566790729.jpg"> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:30:20 EST Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833166 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.” <BR> <BR> Luke 1:30-33 NIV Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:16:11 EST Jesus is the Reason for the Season... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832661 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l600352840.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Sunday Morning <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> Wishing you all a beautiful and blessed day, hope you enjoy your Sunday services and your Family time.. <BR> <BR> Let's remember in the busyness of getting ready for Christmas, all the activities and shopping, the real reason we celebrate Christmas is because Jesus is the Reason for the Season... <BR> <BR> Let's Celebrate Jesus and Keep our Eyes on the Finishing Line... ... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 03:35:54 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832660 Between here and heaven, every minute that the Christian lives will be a minute of grace. <BR> <BR> Charles Spurgeon on Christians, Grace <BR> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 03:25:04 EST Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832658 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” <BR> <BR> Luke 1:26-28 NIV Sun, 14 Dec 2014 03:16:18 EST Collage of Weekend Christmas Pictures! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832645 The following pictures were taken Friday and Saturday night at my Christmas Party and at my Churches Christmas Banquet.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l124622686.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Christmas Casserole I made for Church Banquet Saturday night.... Braised carrots and Brussels sprouts cooked in chicken broth then braised in olive oil & mixed in with the caramelized onions and seasonings... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2121525... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 01:29:51 EST Weekend Blessings & Focus... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832216 Saturday Morning <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l689292228.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I want to encourage you all today to keep Pushing Through & Sparking On... Let's jump on-board supporting one another, and see us Push through to Victory. Remember, you are not alone, Jesus is taking you by the hand and is walking you through every step of the way, no matter what the trial, stress or problem is, Jesus is your Best Friend who has promised to never leave ... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 03:21:28 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832214 If we could condense all the truths of Christmas into only three words, these would be the words: "God with us." We tend to focus our attention at Christmas on the infancy of Christ. The greater truth of the holiday is His deity. More astonishing than a baby in the manger is the truth that this promised baby is the omnipotent Creator of the heavens and the earth! <BR> <BR> John MacArthur on Christmas <BR> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 03:12:44 EST Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832213 When he had called together all the people’s chief priests and teachers of the law, he asked them where the Messiah was to be born. “In Bethlehem in Judea,” they replied, “for this is what the prophet has written: “‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’” <BR> <BR> Matthew 2:4-6 NIV Sat, 13 Dec 2014 03:07:35 EST Quote for the Day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831722 Who can add to Christmas? The perfect motive is that God so loved the world. The perfect gift is that He gave His only Son. The only requirement is to believe in Him. The reward of faith is that you shall have everlasting life. <BR> <BR> Corrie Ten Boom on Christmas Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:33:08 EST Weekend Reflection... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831721 Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Christmas is just around the corner, hard to believe that we have just 2 weekends before Christmas, I thought I'd like to share this Acrostic with you, written by Johnnie DesRochers. Hope you enjoy... <BR> <BR> Let's remember that "Jesus is the Reason for the Season" <BR> <BR> Let's Celebrate Jesus.... <BR> <BR> In closing and as always want to wish you a productive and awesome Friday & Weekend ahead, cheering you on as always. <em>386</em> <em>381</em> ... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:28:20 EST Bible Verse for the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831720 But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. <BR> <BR> Galatians 4:4-5 NIV Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:10:25 EST S*M*A*R*T* Goals... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831179 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/8/l782517183.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning, <BR> <BR> Wishing you a fantastic Thursday ahead... <BR> <BR> Today let's Set Some "S*m*a*r*t* Goals" Let them be... <BR> <BR> S- Specific What do you want to achieve? <BR> <BR> M- Measurable Is it attainable? <BR> <BR> A-Achievable Can I be successful? <BR> <BR> R-Realistic is it within reach? <BR> <BR> T- Time Based/Bound do I have a set time when I want to achieve my goal? <BR> <BR> SMART G... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:38:49 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831170 I am graven on the palms of His hands. I am never out of His mind. All my knowledge of Him depends on His sustained initiative in knowing me. I know Him, because He first knew me, and continues to know me. He knows me as a friend, One who loves me; and there is no moment when His eye is off me, or His attention distracted for me, and no moment, therefore, when His care falters. <BR> <BR> J.I. Packer <BR> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:50:46 EST Bible Verse for Today.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831169 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. <BR> <BR> Isaiah 7:14 NIV Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:47:11 EST Wednesday Morning Cheer... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830853 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/3/l939938616.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Been a busy week for this gal, will catch up later this afternoon. Heading out to meet a friend for Christmas Brunch...Hope your day is blessed abundantly! <BR> <BR> Just wanted to share a note to encourage you, and help you to stay focused today, remember, take baby steps, go slow, doing a little every day, making wise choices, eating healthy, before you know it you will meet those g... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:07:52 EST