PINKKITTY65's SparkPeople Blog PINKKITTY65's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community song of the day <img src=""> <link><BR>feature=share </link> Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:28:07 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> 1 Peter 4:8 <BR> Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: Love Covers <BR> In one area or another, we're all blind when it comes to our own sin. It's much more comfortable to look at someone else and point to their transgressions. Selfish love covers our own sin, while true unconditional love will look more honestly a... Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:21:56 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> Beginning today and for the rest of my days I vow to love myself unconditionally. I AM empowered! Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:20:07 EST Amos 7 <img src=""> <BR> Amos 7 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> A Vision of Locusts <BR> <BR> 7 The Lord God showed me that he is going to send locusts[a] to attack your crops. It will happen after the king has already been given his share of the grain and before the rest of the grain has been harvested.[b] 2 In my vision the locusts ate every crop in the land, and I said to the Lord, “Forgive me for asking, bu... Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:18:27 EST song of the day <img src=""> <link><BR>aDxJ-0A </link> Sat, 2 Mar 2013 08:40:36 EST Amos 6 <img src=""> <BR> Amos 6 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> Israel Will Be Punished <BR> <BR> <BR> 6 Do you rulers in Jerusalem <BR> and in the city of Samaria <BR> feel safe and at ease? <BR> Everyone bows down to you, <BR> and you think you are better <BR> than any other nation. <BR> But you are in for trouble! <BR> 2 Look what happened <BR> to the cities of Calneh, <BR> powerful Hamath, <B... Sat, 2 Mar 2013 08:38:50 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> I am pure love. Love is my essence, it is what arises from me and what is drawn to me. I live in eternity and am protected. Sat, 2 Mar 2013 08:35:24 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> Psalm 56:8 <BR> You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book? (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: Keeping Track of Your Tears <BR> Do you ever feel like God has forgotten you? Does it seem that he is far off and does not care about what you are going through? Not only does he know the number of hairs on your head, God has counted those times you've tos... Sat, 2 Mar 2013 08:34:13 EST song of the day <img src=""> <link><BR>d1mYWz8 </link> Fri, 1 Mar 2013 07:17:16 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> I am a being of light. Angels are all around me, helping and guiding me at all times. I am safe and I am loved. Everything in my life happens at just the right time, in just the right place and in the best way for my highest good. And so it is. Fri, 1 Mar 2013 07:13:02 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> Proverbs 3:5–6 <BR> Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: With All Your Heart <BR> In this passage, two phrases jump out: "all your heart" and "all your ways." Try replacing the word "all" with "some of" or "most of," and it doesn't work, does it?... Fri, 1 Mar 2013 07:11:48 EST Amos 5 <img src=""> <BR> Amos 5 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> Turn Back to the Lord <BR> <BR> <BR> 5 Listen, nation of Israel, <BR> to my mournful message: <BR> 2 You, dearest Israel, have fallen, <BR> never to rise again— <BR> you lie deserted in your own land, <BR> with no one to help you up. <BR> <BR> <BR> 3 The Lord God has warned, <BR> “From every ten soldiers <BR> only one will be le... Fri, 1 Mar 2013 07:09:25 EST song of the day <img src=""> <link><BR>zATdjoQ </link> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 06:24:31 EST Amos 4 <img src=""> <BR> Amos 4 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> The Women of Samaria <BR> <BR> The Lord said: <BR> <BR> <BR> 4 You women of Samaria <BR> are fat cows![a] <BR> You mistreat and abuse <BR> the poor and needy, <BR> then you say to your husbands, <BR> “Bring us more drinks!” <BR> 2 I, the Lord God, have sworn <BR> by my own name <BR> that your time is coming. <BR> Not one of you wil... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 06:22:00 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> Matthew 4:4 <BR> But he answered, "It is written, " 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.' " (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: Bread of Life <BR> Like food that sustains our physical bodies, our spirits depend on the Word of God for life-supporting nourishment. Here, after 40 days of fasting in the wilderness, Jesus speaks the Word of God from D... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 06:18:24 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> My EYES see beauty before me. My EARS hear sounds of joy. My HANDS create wonderous things. My MIND is clear and focused. My BODY is strong and healthy. My HEART is full of love. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 06:13:57 EST well I have this thing with ice cream I admit I was doing well yesterday I dont know what happen I had some ice cream late afternoon snack and all i wanted the rest of the day was high sugar foods so i think i better watch that.. in me from now on.. ice cream is not a drug is it i know this is a stupid silly questions I'm wondering though 4 reals lol <em>76</em> <em>20</em> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 09:24:10 EST song of the day <img src=""> <link><BR>6WZc344 </link> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 08:34:58 EST Amos 3 <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> Amos 3 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> 3 People of Israel, <BR> I rescued you from Egypt. <BR> Now listen to my judgment <BR> against you. <BR> 2 Of all nations on earth, <BR> you are the only one <BR> I have chosen. <BR> That’s why I will punish you <BR> because of your sins. <BR> <BR> The Work of... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 08:31:03 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> I am happy, healthy, deeply relaxed to receive the healing power within me. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 08:25:46 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> Psalm 34:18 <BR> The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: You Are Not Alone <BR> Is your heart broken today? Is your spirit crushed? This Psalm reassures us that the Lord is very near to us when we're facing overwhelming troubles. In fact, the Lord is right there, present with you in the sorrow, in the heartache. He is walking right... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 08:24:49 EST things to remember today <img src="">eat breakfast <BR> start my day <BR> keep my emotions in check <BR> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 07:54:12 EST song of the day <img src=""> <link><BR>feature=share </link> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 07:05:40 EST Amos 2 <img src=""> <BR> Amos 2 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> Judgment on Moab <BR> <BR> 2 The Lord said: <BR> <BR> <BR> I will punish Moab <BR> for countless crimes, <BR> and I won’t change my mind. <BR> They made lime from the bones[a] <BR> of the king of Edom. <BR> 2 Now I will send fire to destroy <BR> the fortresses of Kerioth.[b] <BR> Battle shouts and trumpet blasts <BR> will be heard <BR>... Tue, 26 Feb 2013 06:58:16 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> Psalm 17:15 <BR> As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be satisfied with your likeness. (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: To See His Face <BR> When we awake from this mortal life on earth into newness of life in heaven, we shall behold his face in righteousness—and our souls will be completely satisfied with what—or who—we see. We can look forward to heaven ... Tue, 26 Feb 2013 06:50:18 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> I am EARTH - I nurture my roots. I am AIR - I breathe deeply. I am FIRE - I radiate passion. I am WATER - I feel at peace. <BR> <BR> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 06:48:19 EST Real honey for sweet people <img src=""> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:55:32 EST song of the day <img src=""> <link><BR>Nn76lK0 </link> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:49:42 EST Amos 1 <img src=""> <BR> Amos 1 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> 1 I am Amos. And I raised sheep near the town of Tekoa[a] when Uzziah was king of Judah and Jeroboam[b] son of Jehoash[c] was king of Israel. <BR> <BR> Two years before the earthquake,[d] the Lord gave me several messages[e] about Israel, 2 and I said: <BR> <BR> <BR> When the Lord roars <BR> from Jerusalem, <BR> pasturelands and Mount Carmel <... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:47:07 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:44:37 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> Philippians 4:6–7 <BR> Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: Cast All Your Anxiety on Him <BR> George Mueller said, "The beginning of anxiety is the end... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:43:41 EST Song of the day and night <img src=""> <link><BR>xmsciqY </link> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:36:42 EST Acts 28 <img src=""> <BR> Acts 28 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> On the Island of Malta <BR> <BR> 28 When we came ashore, we learned that the island was called Malta. 2 The local people were very friendly, and they welcomed us by building a fire, because it was rainy and cold. <BR> <BR> 3 After Paul had gathered some wood and had put it on the fire, the heat caused a snake to crawl out, and it bit him on the ... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:28:58 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> 1 John 4:18 <BR> There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: No Fear - Know Love <BR> When we're afraid, what do we pray for? Boldness? Courage? Faith? Perhaps we should be praying instead for love--a deeper, abiding knowledge of God's limitless, perfect love. <B... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:26:28 EST Today's Affirmation <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I love and approve of myself, no matter what. <BR> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:24:35 EST Acts 27 <img src=""> <BR> Acts 27 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> Paul Is Taken to Rome <BR> <BR> 27 When it was time for us to sail to Rome, Captain Julius from the Emperor’s special troops was put in charge of Paul and the other prisoners. 2 We went aboard a ship from Adramyttium that was about to sail to some ports along the coast of Asia. Aristarchus from Thessalonica in Macedonia sailed on the ship with us.... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 06:55:17 EST song of the day and night <link><BR>feature=share </link> <img src=""> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 06:44:19 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> Life is my ritual. I celebrate every moment, every thought I have, every breath I take. Sat, 23 Feb 2013 06:32:55 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> Matthew 6:19–21 <BR> "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: Treasures in Heaven <BR> No matter ho... Sat, 23 Feb 2013 06:31:33 EST song of the day and night <img src=""> <link><BR>ejlP7YQ </link> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:55:51 EST Acts 26 <img src=""> <BR> Acts 26 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> Paul’s Defense before Agrippa <BR> <BR> 26 Agrippa told Paul, “You may now speak for yourself.” <BR> <BR> Paul stretched out his hand and said: <BR> <BR> <BR> 2 King Agrippa, I am glad for this chance to defend myself before you today on all these charges that my own people have brought against me. 3 You know a lot about our religious customs ... Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:52:59 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> I express the joy of living. I allow myself to enjoy every moment of every day totally. I love myself. I am safe and secure. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:45:42 EST Today's Bible Verse: <img src="">Today's Bible Verse: <BR> Luke 9:24–25 <BR> For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses or forfeits himself? (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: Loss is Gain in the Kingdom of God <BR> This verse speaks of one of the great paradoxes of the kingdom of God. It will forever remind me of the missionary an... Fri, 22 Feb 2013 21:43:15 EST Acts 25 <img src=""> <BR> Acts 25 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> Paul Asks To Be Tried by the Roman Emperor <BR> <BR> 25 Three days after Festus had become governor, he went from Caesarea to Jerusalem. 2 There the chief priests and some Jewish leaders told him about their charges against Paul. They also asked Festus 3 if he would be willing to bring Paul to Jerusalem. They begged him to do this because they were... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:29:19 EST Acts 24 <img src=""> <BR> Acts 24 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> Paul Is Accused in the Court of Felix <BR> <BR> 24 Five days later Ananias the high priest, together with some of their leaders and a lawyer named Tertullus, went to the governor to present their case against Paul. 2 So Paul was called in, and Tertullus stated the case against him:[a] <BR> <BR> <BR> Honorable Felix, you have brought our people a... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:56:53 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> I am healthy and happy. There is no illness that I cannot defeat. No illness can break my spirit. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:54:39 EST Romans 5:7–8 <img src="">Romans 5:7–8 <BR> For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die—but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (ESV) <BR> Today's Inspiring Thought: God Loves You <BR> God gave the most costly sacrifice to secure our salvation—his very own, precious Son. And Jesus demonstrated his love as well, through his willingness to ... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:53:34 EST song of the day try this again <link><BR>feature=share </link> <img src=""> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 06:56:48 EST Acts 23 <img src=""> <BR> Acts 23 <BR> <BR> Contemporary English Version (CEV) <BR> <BR> <BR> 23 Paul looked straight at the council members and said, “My friends, to this day I have served God with a clear conscience!” <BR> <BR> 2 Then Ananias the high priest ordered the men standing beside Paul to hit him on the mouth. 3 Paul turned to the high priest and said, “You whitewashed wall![a] God will hit you. You sit there to judge me by the... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 06:52:40 EST Today's Affirmation <img src="">Today's Affirmation <BR> <BR> I express the joy of living. I allow myself to enjoy every moment of every day totally. I love myself. I am safe and secure. <BR> <BR> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 06:50:41 EST