LHLADY517's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LHLADY517 LHLADY517'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/ Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 22: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765078 Daily inspiration: When you follow God's way, your life will flourish according to His great plan for you. Lord, guide me and make me aware of the ways You are working in my life. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully... Luke 4:10 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: God sends us angels to remind us of His love for us. –Author Unknown <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Celebrate Be an Angel Day and do something kind for others. <BR> <BR>... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:18:14 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 21: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764347 Daily inspiration: There is no better time than right now to do what we have been putting off. Lord, grant me motivation and focus that I may live so as to have no regrets about what I should have done. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else. 1 Thessalonians 5:15 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: The capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance. –Pablo Casa... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:11:22 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 20: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763913 Daily inspiration: Make a habit of setting aside time for prayer and meditation. Your rewards will be great. Lord, thank you for the peace, humility, joy and self-worth with which you bless me. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead. James 2:26 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. –Emory Austin, motivational speaker <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Think prosperity, abunda... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:52:21 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 19: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763090 Daily inspiration: When you need to feel better about yourself, do something nice for someone else. Lord, help that I may make someone's day a little happier. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. Psalm 24:1 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: A goal without a plan is just a wish. –Antoine de Saint-Exupery, writer <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Concentrate on serving God in whatever way He directs. <BR> <BR> A Time ... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:44:39 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 18: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762449 Daily inspiration: Joy is left if you rid your heart of all that pulls you down. Lord, help me to heal my spirit and grow from today's experiences. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: You will surely forget your trouble. Job 11:16 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: You are valuable because you exist. Not because of what you do or what you have done, but simply because you are. –Max Lucado, author and pastor <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Focus on your blessings for they are your true worth. <BR... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:47:27 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 17: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761736 Daily inspiration: Never be too busy to pray. Lord, without Your presence in my life, today would be barren. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Choose the good. Isaiah 7:15 (NKJV) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. –Marianne Williamson, author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Learn to think of opportunity instead of security. <BR> <BR> A Time to Pray: Help me to trust You in all things, Lord, and to leave the ... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:37:45 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 16: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760958 Daily inspiration: There is a purpose for our trials and burdens just as there is a purpose for the joys and wonders in our lives. Lord, grant me Your peace as Your plan for me unfolds. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: I am listening carefully to all the Lord is saying. Psalm 85:8 (TLB) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Every moment you get is a gift. Spend it on things that matter. Don’t spend it by dwelling on unhappy things. –Celestine Chua, life coach and blogger <BR> <BR> A Time to... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:16:59 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 15: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760483 Daily inspiration: No troubles that we face are new to this world. Guide and protect me, Lord, and strengthen my faith and trust in You so that I will not falter. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: It is not the body’s posture, but the heart’s attitude that counts when we pray. –Reverend Billy Graham, author and evangelist <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Fill your hear... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:33:00 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 14: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759980 Daily inspiration: Hide your troubles and disappointments and you will find that they grow much smaller from neglect. Lord, help me to direct my focus so that I can make a difference today with a smile and a kind word. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and h... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:52:09 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 13: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759288 Daily inspiration: You cannot be discouraged for long if you are close to our Heavenly Father, the giver of all hope and blessings. Lord, I will spend time daily with You and strengthen my faith. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power. 1 Corinthians 4:20 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Every day is a fresh beginning. Every morn is the world made new. –Sarah Chauncey Woolsey, author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Don't underestimate your... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:25:08 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 12: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758423 Daily inspiration: When you feel down, look up. Lord, at all times and in the midst of all that is happening, You are there comforting, healing, and bringing peace to my life. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight. 1 John 3:22 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: A faith to live by, a self to live with, and a purpose to live for. –Bob Harrington, author <BR> <BR> A Tim... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:55:02 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 11: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757899 Daily inspiration: Through the power of God within me, I am stronger than any of my circumstances. Lord, I seek, I knock and I ask and You are always there and ready to give me the miracles that I need. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: That if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God; and so t... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:49:59 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 10: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757088 Daily inspiration: There is no moment like right now. Lord, help me start one thing today that I have been putting off. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: "But all who listen to me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm.” Proverbs 1:33 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Let God's promises shine on your problems. –Corrie ten Boom, author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: When you pray, release your worry and rest in God. <BR> <BR> A Time to Pray: Thank You Lord, for being the light that ... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:54:37 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 9: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756422 Daily inspiration: God, do not let opposition cause me to shrink back from going forward. Help me to see hindrances are possibilities, mountains award great views and a new perspective, troubles are starting blocks for new adventures. In Jesus name. Amen. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Colossians 3:15 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: By being calm we show that we trus... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:53:14 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 8: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756047 Daily inspiration: Today do what you can and expect no more of yourself. Lord, I will feel joy in my accomplishments today and gratitude for the things I have to do tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Faith is belief in what you cannot see or p... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 23:30:41 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 7: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755312 Daily inspiration: One of life's greatest rewards is not what we get, but what we become. Lord, teach me as I am able to learn and give me the courage to be all that I can. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 1 Peter 5:6 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Go where your best prayers take you. –Frederick Buechner, writer <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Think prosperity, abundance, the best of everything. Go... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:10:13 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 6: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754473 Daily inspiration: Enjoy God. Lord, I hand over all of my cares to You so that for this moment I am peacefully free. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. Psalm 139:16 NIV <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: I don't think that we're meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith. –Nicholas Sparks, author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Surrender your life to God and every ex... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 14:26:27 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 5: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753892 Daily inspiration: We have every reason to be at peace because God will either protect us from suffering or give us immense strength to see us through it. Lord, I set aside my anxieties because You care for me every day in every way. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always. 1 Chronicles 16:11 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Faith is for that which lies on the other side of reason. Faith is what makes life bearable, with all its tragedie... Tue, 5 Aug 2014 20:52:23 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 4: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753275 Daily inspiration: Call on God when you need a friend to make it through the day. Lord, may we share Your love and beauty so that our lives may not be lonely. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Romans 12:12 (ESV) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe. –Mitch Albom, author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Practice believing that as you pray you are receiving God's ... Mon, 4 Aug 2014 23:16:09 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 3: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752331 Daily inspiration: How precious are the little joys throughout the day. Lord, You have such love for me. I find You everywhere I look. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Frequently remind yourself that God is with you, that He will never fail you, that you can count upon Him. Say these words, "God is with me, helping me." –Norman Vincent Peale... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 15:33:43 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 2: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751873 Daily inspiration: There is no hurt that God cannot heal. Be with me, Lord, when I am in trouble and don't know where to go. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead! 1 Peter 1:6 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. –C.S. Lewis, author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Build your life on the foundation of faith. <BR> <BR> A Time ... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 20:43:36 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for August 1: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751199 Daily inspiration: We can show God that we truly love Him by the way we speak and live. May I be inspiring, Lord, and may everyone that I meet find You. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight. 1 John 3:22 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: No pillow so soft as God's promise. –Author Unknown <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Turn to Jesus in your thoughts. He will give you res... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:11:17 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 31: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750593 Daily inspiration: Avoid saying "No one knows." because God knows and understands more perfectly than we ourselves do. Calm my fears, Lord, and lift the burdens that I cannot carry alone. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. 2 Samuel 22:33 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: I would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light. –Mary Gardiner Brainard, author and poet <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Fill your mind with Ch... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:42:39 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 30: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749997 Daily inspiration: If you can't see more blessings than you can count, you aren't looking hard enough. Thank you, Lord, for all of my blessings and especially those that I don't recognize or take for granted. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: The steps of a man are established by the LORD; And He delights in his way. When he falls, he shall not be hurled headlong; Because the LORD is the One who holds his hand. Psalm 37:23-24 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Every happening, great and s... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:42:24 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 29: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749026 Daily inspiration: Shine a little brighter today because someone needs your light. Lord, may I reflect You like sun hitting a mirror. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Lord, show us favor; we hope in you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in times of distress. Isaiah 33:2 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Many are so preoccupied with work that they allow little time for prayer. –Watchman Nee, Christian teacher and author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Pray a... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:04:04 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 28: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748423 Daily inspiration: Give control of your life to God and humbly live in His presence. Lord, I humbly desire that Your will be my will and that we always walk together. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: The Lord is his people’s strength; he is a fortress of protection for his anointed one. Psalm 28:8 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Worry is the darkroom in which negatives can develop. –Wanda E. Brunstetter, author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Open your heart and eyes... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:04:46 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 27: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747613 Daily inspiration: When your burdens seem heavier than usual, know that your blessings are more than usual. Lord, I call on You for the strength, the wisdom and the confidence that I will need today. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Let’s come before him with thanks! Let’s shout songs of joy to him! Psalm 95:2 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality. –William Painter, inventor <BR> <BR> A Time to Act:... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:52:10 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 26: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747213 Daily inspiration: Each of us can change the world one person at a time. Lord, grant that I may be a positive influence on just one person today. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Throw all your anxiety onto him, because he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God. –Corrie ten Boom, author <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Rejoice, the future is full of promise. <BR> <BR> A Time to Pray: Fat... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:44:54 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 25: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746506 Daily inspiration: People should be able to look at us and see that we are different. Lord, may I be an example of Your love and learn to rely on You at all times. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: And whenever you stand up to pray, if you have something against anyone, forgive so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your wrongdoings. Mark 11:25 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Not only do we not know God except through Jesus Christ; we do not even know ours... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:01:21 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 24: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745815 Daily inspiration: Do not walk around with a long face. Radiate God's love. Lord, help me live my daily life with gratitude and peace from knowing that You are always with me. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Whatever you do, whether in speech or action, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus and give thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:33:57 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 23: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745307 Daily inspiration: Prayer is a great source of joy and the best protection from depression. When we talk, Lord, You help me see solutions for a better day. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: But God made the earth by his might; he shaped the world by his wisdom, crafted the skies by his knowledge. Jeremiah 10:12 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Prayer is the exercise of drawing on the grace of God. –Oswald Chambers, author and evangelist <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: ... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:40:01 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 22: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744395 Thanks to everyone for your prayers for Dad. He's doing well and should be home on Friday. <BR> <BR> Daily inspiration: Home should be the happiest place to be. Fill it with love, laughter and good conversation. Lord, give us Your peace and teach us to share it. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Seek the Lord when he can still be found; call him while he is yet near. Isaiah 55:6 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: If you begin to live life looking for the God that i... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:45:43 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 21: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743609 Daily inspiration: Don't worry about tomorrow because God is already taking care of it. Lord, help me set aside needless worry and anxiety so that I have time to do all that I need to do today. **This is interesting that this showed up for today's Daily inspiration because my dad is having surgery tomorrow. Thank you God, for this reminder to me and my family. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: We have known and have believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and those who ... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:44:46 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 14-20: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742983 Daily inspiration: God will give you strength because He will give of Himself. Lord, thank You for the many gifts of which You always bless me. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Generous persons will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking God to do His work through me. –Hudson Taylor, Christian missionary <BR... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:23:28 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 13: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738043 Daily inspiration: A revengeful spirit, anger and carrying a grudge are heavy weights to carry and become heavier each day, hurting only the bearer. Lord, I pray for those who I feel so badly toward, so that I can free my spirit and be filled with peace. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: This is why we can confidently say, The Lord is my helper, and I won’t be afraid. What can people do to me? Hebrews 13:6 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: You can tell the size of ... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:18:14 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 12: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5737448 Daily inspiration: Smooth seas don't make skillful sailors. Lord, teach me as I am able to learn so that I may grow from my difficulties and become the person You intended. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Come to me, all you who are struggling hard and carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Worship is a way of gladly reflecting back to God the radiance of His worth. –John Piper, preacher and author <BR> <B... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:28:50 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 11: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736989 Daily inspiration: When you act out of love and selfless concern, you are doing that which is right. Lord, I am Your servant in my daily life. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Those with sound thoughts you will keep in peace, in peace because they trust in you. Isaiah 26:3 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Prayer is not asking for what you think you want, but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine. –Kathleen Norris, poet <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Always l... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:19:12 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for July 10: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736232 Daily inspiration: Everyone is important; very important. Lord, help me to always treat those in my life with respect and speak with a gentle heart. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Or don’t you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you? Don’t you know that you have the Holy Spirit from God, and you don’t belong to yourselves? 1 Corinthians 6:19 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: A man who is intimate with God will never be intimidated by men... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:08:01 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 21-July 9: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735714 Daily inspiration: People make mistakes, but seldom on purpose. Lord, may my patience with others grow and may I replace my frowns with smiles. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: My go-between, my friend. While my eyes drip tears to God, let him plead with God for a human being, like a person pleads for a friend. Job 16:20-21 (The Daily Life Bible) <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Be with someone who brings out the best in you, not the stress in you. –Anonymous <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: ... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 23:48:26 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 18-20: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720872 Daily inspiration: It is you, not where you are or what you have, that makes the difference. Lord, may I always blossom where I am planted. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 KJV <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: No matter what changes in my life, no matter what the circumstances are, I don’t have to lose hope, because I’m not trusting in my life, I’m trusting in the One who holds my life: Go... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:10:21 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 17: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720004 Daily inspiration: The moment of absolute certainty over decisions made may never arrive, so make your decision and move on. Lord, grant me wisdom and confidence in making my choices and the ability to recognize when new decisions need to be made. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: How great are your works, O Lord, how profound your thoughts! Psalm 92:5 NIV <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: All the world is an utterance of the Almighty. Its countless beauties, its exquisite adaptations, ... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:44:32 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 16: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719219 Daily inspiration: If you would be ashamed to sign your name to your conversation, don't say it. Lord, my words can have far reaching effects. May the effect always be good. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: The steps of a man are established by the Lord, and He delights in his way. Psalm 37:23 NASB <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly. –George MacDonald, author, poet, and Christian minister <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Tru... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:26:22 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 15: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718530 Daily inspiration: Growth is not easy. It comes from fully experiencing each situation and mastering it with understanding. Lord, Your presence in my life dispels my fears and guides me through all of life's circumstances. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. 1 Samuel 16:7 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Do you believe that God is near? He wants you to. He wants you to kn... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 15:18:59 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 14: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718040 Daily inspiration: To love and be loved is the greatest of joys. Lord, inspire me with ways to show my love. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: For the Lord takes delight in His people; He crowns the humble with salvation. Psalm 149:4 NIV <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: God delights to meet the faith of one who looks up to Him and says,“Lord, You know that I cannot do this—but I believe that You can!” –Amy Carmichael, Christian missionary <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Believe you can do an... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:44:09 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 13: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717479 Daily inspiration: God is never going to make anyone else exactly like you, so know that you are able to do something that no one else can. Lord, I am an important and special part of Your plan. Help me to do Your will and to always realize my worth. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Each of us, made in... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:51:19 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 12: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5716677 Daily inspiration: Get and keep a good humored attitude toward life. This will bring you support rather than opposition. Lord, may I always be a peacemaker. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine making request for you all with joy. Philippians 1:3-4 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Wait on the Lord in prayer as you sit on the freeway, sharing with Him the anxiety of so many jobs to be done in such a short time. Wa... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:54:33 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 11: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715967 Daily inspiration: In your search for peace, look within. If you are looking elsewhere, you are looking in the wrong place. Lord, help me to open my heart to Your gift of peace and refuse to let anything in that disturbs it. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near. Isaiah 55:6 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: God takes life's pieces and gives us unbroken peace. –W. D. Gough, poet <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Pray for God to help... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:14:47 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 10: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715182 Daily inspiration: There is not one moment that we are separated from God's care unless we choose to be. Lord, You provide for my daily needs and deliver me from evil. You are my refuge. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue. Psalm 66:17 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: Prayer is the rope that pulls God and man together. But, it doesn't pull God down to us. It pulls us up to Him. –Billy Graham, evangelist and author <BR> <BR> A... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:34:29 EST Daily inspiration and Birth verse for June 9: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714560 Daily inspiration: Love one another as God loves You. Lord, may I treat others in such a manner so as to bring praise and glory to Your holy name. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God. Luke 6:12 <BR> <BR> A Time to Think: The highest form of thinking is prayer. –Norman Vincent Peale, best-selling author and minister <BR> <BR> A Time to Act: Believe that Jesus Christ is with y... Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:36:30 EST This week on Jessicasmithtv/Workouts for the week 6/9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5713769 Monday, June 9th: 20-Minute Belly Fat Blasting Cardio Ab Workout <BR> <BR> Tuesday, June 10th: 20-Minute Awesome Abs + Arms <BR> <BR> Wednesday, June 11th: 20-Minute Build A Better Backside <BR> <BR> Thursday, June 12th: 26-Minute Cardio Pilates <BR> <BR> Friday, June 13th: 30-Minute Stability Ball Sculpt <BR> <BR> Saturday, June 14th: 9-Minute Ultimate HIIT <BR> <BR> Sunday, June 15th: HAPPY FATHER'S DAY! Do something fun and active today and enjoy a day off <BR> <BR> Links and infor... Sun, 8 Jun 2014 22:57:38 EST