MRSPINCKNEY's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MRSPINCKNEY MRSPINCKNEY'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/ Inches Do Matter! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5979407 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a5442244-8d93-49fe-9ef4-7ae9ed9ec910.jpg"> <BR> This is another picture celebrating my journey. Everything about this time has been totally different. I am seeing results daily. My current journey is to not settle where I am but continue on to seeing bigger changes! <BR> Blessings!! Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:45:07 EST Be Content http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5967885 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/93f5a169-c3e9-43c1-a83b-a3c8996ed6ce.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I love this passage: Proverbs 16:3 (AMP), Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. This has become one of my go-to-scriptures when I am feeling overwhelmed. It helps me to refocus so that I can see that I am getting in my own way again. <BR> <BR> I enc... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:20:06 EST Hang On In There http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5964205 <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/31d8e1c3-d67b-4666-857d-896bc135d5c4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I know things are not going the way you planned. <BR> <BR> I know that you thought you would be farther along by now. <BR> <BR> I know that you are anxious to see the finished work. <BR> <BR> In spite of what it looks like, keep your head up! Regardless to what you may be facing today, God is not slack concerning His promises. Instead of focusing on what you se... Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:23:59 EST God Can And He Will http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956242 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/24d6e72c-0f11-44ed-b1f3-a19e0b932c9d.jpg"> Mon, 6 Jul 2015 08:22:58 EST Somebody is waiting on you... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950689 <BR> “ The Almighty Lord will teach me what to say, so I will know how to encourage weary people. Morning after morning he will wake me to listen like a student.” Isaiah 50:4 “(GW) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/63a6a3ea-e225-4f08-9f5a-4ef0c05341a5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Too many people are walking around not knowing what to do or where to turn and we hold the answers within us. No, our lives may not be perfect, but we do serve a perfect God. He knows the pla... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:33:21 EST Did You Hear? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944834 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/794269fd-96a8-436a-a10f-00da9fe3fbe0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Well it is official! It took almost a year and a half but I have finally given birth to my new baby LOL! Thank you Jesus! The journey was challenging and rewarding at the same time. I am extremely excited about the lives that will be changed and impacted by this devotional. I would like to thank each and everyone that has helped throughout the process. Your thoughts, input, time, and ideas a... Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:13:16 EST Make it a great day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942823 Trust in the Lord. Be confident in His ability and not your own. He is concerned about every detail of your life. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a543397e-30df-4dc3-858d-996c23fe82b6.jpg"> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:17:01 EST You Want To Quit? Go Ahead! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935593 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d196115a-9de4-4802-9698-d23be95514b0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Quit giving up on yourself before you get started. You are already victorious! <BR> <BR> Quit counting yourself out. You are stronger than you think! <BR> <BR> Quit selling yourself short. You are more than a conqueror! <BR> <BR> Quit trying to take shortcuts. You are so worth the effort! <BR> <BR> Quit feeling sorry for yourself. You have what it takes! It takes you believing in yourse... Thu, 28 May 2015 08:45:06 EST In His Time.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931942 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d0bd1d5c-c718-4660-8187-27fb6bce4c2f.jpg"> Thu, 21 May 2015 10:53:22 EST Anxious Thoughts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930698 Don’t allow anxiety to move you from God’s best for your life. Wait on God. Trust His timing. He will deliver you to your expected end. <BR> <BR> <BR> For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome. Jeremiah 29:11 (AMP) <BR> Tue, 19 May 2015 09:46:39 EST Break Free From Fear http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927951 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/155fc99f-4c82-4d43-86a7-dbb097ca1d50.jpg"> Thu, 14 May 2015 08:47:54 EST His Grace Is Enough http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924136 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l777164607.jpg"> <BR> <BR> “..And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NASB) <BR> <BR> I know it’s easier said than done, but when pressure mounts, don’t resort back to the old way of thinking. Neither return to what you used to do. It didn’t work then and it won’t work now. <BR> <BR> Remember, in order to see changes you must persevere even when it h... Thu, 7 May 2015 08:44:56 EST Loving Me... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922271 It has been a long journey but I have finally gained my confidence back! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/7/l378604626.jpg"> Mon, 4 May 2015 08:33:34 EST Disciplined Life.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919550 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1142898094.jpg"> Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:40:58 EST Start Now! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5918963 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l541859019.jpg"> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:30:11 EST It pays to listen... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916831 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l340692052.jpg"> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:30:55 EST Speak Life... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915643 Death and life are in the power of the tongue Never allow what you see to determine what you say! Speak life today over yourself, your family, your destiny and you shall see what you say! Your latter shall be greater!! ‪#‎disciplinedlife <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l436662991.jpg"> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:37:35 EST Do It Afraid http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910373 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1938988169.jpg"> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:27:38 EST There is never a good time to quit! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906944 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1654963606.jpg"> Tue, 7 Apr 2015 09:14:33 EST Start Here... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5902152 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2018341509.jpg"> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:38:45 EST Thought For The Day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899955 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2035551236.jpg"> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:36:37 EST Success takes work... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898682 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l99949791.jpg"> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:18:46 EST Change Is A Part of Life... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882981 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1623987992.jpg"> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:29:15 EST Only Today Matters http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5877961 <BR> <BR> “Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes. Matthew 6:34 (MSG) <BR> <BR> Whatever it is you have been attempting to conquer, take it step by step, moment by moment. We only live one day at a time. Right now, your greatest accomplishment will be to getting through what today holds. Make it a point to always be prepared. R... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:08:26 EST Love Yourself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5873713 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1074662449.jpg"> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:40:06 EST Spontaneous.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871386 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l688166724.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I made a decision to get out and walk today instead of beginning work immediately. So glad I did! It's such a beautiful morning. I should have brought my laptop or notepad with me; inspiration is flowing just like the water! Thank you God for that extra push this morning. <BR> Sat, 7 Feb 2015 17:56:17 EST Trust the Process... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869881 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/5/l252068824.jpg"> Thu, 5 Feb 2015 08:20:39 EST Beware http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869209 You saw no form on the day God spoke to you at Horeb from out of the fire. Remember that. Carefully guard yourselves so that you don’t turn corrupt and make a form, carving a figure that looks male or female, or looks like a prowling animal or a flying bird or a slithering snake or a fish in a stream. Deuteronomy 4:15-16 (MSG) <BR> <BR> Many of us have never seen true examples of a disciplined life. We have instead created what we perceived to be right in our own eyes. Just as Moses commande... Wed, 4 Feb 2015 08:32:21 EST Settling is for cowards... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868471 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l736958273.jpg"> Tue, 3 Feb 2015 08:36:31 EST Great reminder here... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864325 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1533789084.jpg"> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:52:53 EST Keep it moving... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5863699 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/5/l453676111.jpg"> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:00:54 EST Happy New Year! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5841813 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l674743236.jpg"> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:26:55 EST The best way to finish... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834354 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1249287337.jpg"> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:10:12 EST Birthday Breakfast! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827590 This is the remaining of my birthday breakfast from my family at work! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2104166913.jpg"> Thu, 4 Dec 2014 13:21:01 EST It's Not Over http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826842 God always has a greater plan! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1635851415.jpg"> Wed, 3 Dec 2014 08:27:31 EST Happy Thanksgiving SparkFriends!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823248 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l699861571.jpg"> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:23:28 EST So true... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819982 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l471483342.jpg"> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:04:05 EST It's Worth The Wait... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809828 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1614997656.jpg"> Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:53:30 EST Guard your thoughts... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5802659 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l695929411.jpg"> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:00:42 EST I need to frame this one... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5798579 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l951749175.jpg"> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:03:39 EST It's Friday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5795759 Make it a great day! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1282874536.jpg"> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:07:48 EST It's Hump Day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794560 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1463098527.jpg"> Wed, 8 Oct 2014 09:12:07 EST Don't Worry... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790983 Instead of worrying, pray. While praying, give thanks. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1703429012.jpg"> Thu, 2 Oct 2014 09:08:16 EST Comparison Trap http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789585 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l469440334.jpg"> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:37:01 EST Step Outside Your Comfort Zone.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786653 It happened that four lepers were sitting just outside the city gate. They said to one another, "What are we doing sitting here at death's door? If we enter the famine-struck city we'll die; if we stay here we'll die. So let's take our chances in the camp of Aram and throw ourselves on their mercy. If they receive us we'll live, if they kill us we'll die. We've got nothing to lose." 2 Kings 7:3 -4 (MSG) <BR> <BR> The Lord will often allow us to be forced out into unfamiliar territory in ord... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:23:17 EST I'm A Believer! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786010 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1986501767.jpg"> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:16:28 EST Friday Motivation... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782842 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1364378532.jpg"> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:03:03 EST TRUTH! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781468 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1388139299.jpg"> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:34:53 EST Even When Others Give up on you... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778439 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l232571865.jpg"> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:44:20 EST I Pray You Enough… http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777114 <BR> Grace to help you in your times of weakness and to cover your faults, <BR> <BR> Strength to endure to hardships and difficult circumstances you face today, <BR> <BR> Wisdom to know how to respond, <BR> <BR> Peace to guard your heart, your mind, and emotions through Christ Jesus, <BR> <BR> Love to comfort you in the times of loneliness, heartache and pain, <BR> <BR> And Faith to believe that with God all things are possible. <BR> <BR> May God himself, the God who makes everything h... 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