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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 08:50:09 EST Tim's Eulogy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6379738 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/460bdd49-373e-4bea-9eb0-d8d9bcd89093.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I thought I would share Tim's Eulogy- <BR> <BR> Thank you for being here to celebrate the life of a very special man, Timothy. Although Tim lived a rather recluse life the last 8 years, he touched more lives than most people will ever have the opportunity to. Tim made friends on line, and they were not just friends, they were very special friends. They accepted Tim as he was, and encourage... Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:31:38 EST One - Minute Devotions - Rose of Kindness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6378608 One - Minute Devotions - Rose of Kindness <BR> <BR> Like roses in a garden, kindness fills the air with a certain bit of sweetness as it touches everywhere. <BR> <BR> The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. <BR> Proverbs 15:4 <BR> <BR> Today soften some hard hearts with your kindness. Which do you prefer - a harsh wind or a mild breeze; a severe blow or a gentle touch? Kindness is always the desired choice. <BR> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:58:19 EST One - Minute Devotions - Rebounding Joy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6377357 One - Minute Devotions - Rebounding Joy <BR> <BR> In making others happy we will be happy, too, for the happiness you give away returns to shine on you. <BR> <BR> Make your face shine upon your servant and teach me your decrees. <BR> Psalm 119:135 <BR> <BR> Today create happiness. Happiness is created, never just found by chance. <BR> <BR> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:32:39 EST One - Minute Devotions - The Flower of Friendship http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6376914 One - Minute Devotions - The Flower of Friendship <BR> <BR> Life is a garden, good friends are the flowers, and times spent together life's happiest hours. <BR> <BR> Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. <BR> Psalm 62:8 <BR> <BR> Today stroll down memory lane. Relive and rekindle treasured friendships. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 06:23:09 EST Tuesday 6-13-2017 Lilly's last day of school http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6374601 Today it is going to 94, heat and pollen advisory. Lilly gets out of school at 1 pm. I am going to go earlier to see if I can get a picture of her and her teacher. Then later, we will go see Mom. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a nice day and stay cool and drink plenty of fluids. <BR> <BR> 1St day taken by the school <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c5b16225-231c-454b-8efd-364c8fa1e754.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1st and last day (today) of Kindergarten, growing up way too fast. <BR>... Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:33:00 EST Monday - 6-12-2017 - Pic's http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6374048 This past Friday was feeling pretty good so John and I went to the Farmer's Flea Market. We walked around, picked up some things, had a nice breakfast/lunch inside, then came home before it was too hot. Later, I picked up Lilly from school and she spent the night. Melissa picked Lilly up Saturday afternoon because we had my nieces (Amanda) wedding to go to. The wedding started at 5 pm. It was very nice and my niece was beautiful. My neck and back hurt really bad but we stayed and didn't get h... Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:17:51 EST Persistenttim - Celebration of Tim's Life - Service via Skype 6/11 @ 7 pm Central Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6372799 Below is what Tim's Mom posted on facebook if anyone is interested <BR> <BR> Service via Skype, Celebration of Tim's Life - Sunday 6/11 @ 7 pm Central Time <BR> If you plan to join on Skype for a tribute to Tim, my skype contact is - susan.fenderson <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/00acb9c4-b749-4988-92a1-20ffe040d807.jpg"> <BR> Fri, 9 Jun 2017 04:30:10 EST Tuesday 6-6-2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6371503 Busy all last week. Had Lilly from Tuesday till Saturday. Will be picking her up from school today and probably will be here till Saturday again. At least when she is here I know what she is eating (Melissa works 2:30 - 10 pm), visits my neighbor, plays with the twins who live in the house in back of ours and we do things. Lilly's last day of school is June 13th and she will probably be over here most of the time. :-) <BR> Well it did happen. Last Tuesday John went to work and was told t... Tue, 6 Jun 2017 05:42:19 EST 27 years ago http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6369345 Twenty Seven years ago, I gave birth to my beautiful daughter Melissa at St. Francis Hospital. That day was the happiest day of my life. I was blessed that day and two more days with my beautiful granddaughter (Lillith Mae) and grandson (Grayson Cole). They are my life, happiness and joy and I thank God every day. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e15b4c70-ff9d-4711-b3e6-ab782cc293b0.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8d51c7af-4b0e-42f5... Thu, 1 Jun 2017 06:25:24 EST One - Minute Devotions - Dearest Dreams http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6368871 One - Minute Devotions - Dearest Dreams <BR> <BR> As you climb life's ladder, take faith along with you, and great will be your happiness as your dearest dreams come true. <BR> <BR> Love the Lord, all his Saints! The Lord preserves the faithful, but the proud he pays back in full. <BR> Psalm 31:23 <BR> <BR> Today let your success be seasoned with knowledge, perseverance, good judgment, contentment, optimism, and reliance on and love of God. When you taste such success, you're sure to enjoy... Wed, 31 May 2017 03:53:49 EST Memorial Day - Dave Bray USA http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6368012 For every Soul <BR> From every War <BR> Across the Seas <BR> Or on our Shore <BR> For every Fold <BR> Of every Flag <BR> From coffin Lid <BR> To widows Lap <BR> For every Father <BR> Or every Son <BR> The price was Paid <BR> For Everyone <BR> So...Remember US <BR> And cherish Your Pain <BR> Because of US <BR> Your Freedom Reigns <BR> From Our last Breath <BR> That Flag Still Flies <BR> The Blood of Heroes <BR> Never Dies <BR> <BR> <BR> -DAVE BRAY USA <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>h... Mon, 29 May 2017 09:16:09 EST Saturday 5-27-2017 Updates, Pic's http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6367164 It's been a while since I updated. We have been having a lot of rain, storms which does not help my body. Never heard back from the Doctor's office so I just gave up on the PT. My next appointment with him is June 15th and he will hear an ear full. I wanted to check out our local YMCA especially to see about Yoga sessions. I have heard they help your back. But now I don't know if I will have the money to do it. Last Thursday night was not a good nite. John went to sleep, then his phone kept r... Sat, 27 May 2017 06:45:22 EST One - Minute Devotions - God's Mercy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6367151 One - Minute Devotions - God's Mercy <BR> <BR> God in His great mercy reaches out to everyone and forgives the errors and the shabby things that are done. <BR> <BR> Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us, for we have endured much contempt. <BR> Psalm 123:3 <BR> <BR> Today overlook and forget the hurts and injustices done to you. Look for and try to understand the problem within the one who hurt you. Sat, 27 May 2017 04:34:08 EST One - Minute Devotions - A Wonderful Thing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6366328 One - Minute Devotions - A Wonderful Thing <BR> <BR> God's love endureth forever - what a wonderful thing to know when the tides of life run against you and your spirit is downcast and low. <BR> <BR> For great is his love towards us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord. <BR> Psalm 117:2 <BR> <BR> Today let God's steadfast love assist you in improving your outlook on life. Thu, 25 May 2017 05:36:30 EST One - Minute Devotions - The Hand of God http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6364589 One - Minute Devotions - The Hand of God <BR> <BR> In everything, both great and small, we see the hand of God in all. <BR> <BR> Arise, Lord! Lift up your hand, O God. Do not forget the helpless. <BR> Psalm 10:12 <BR> <BR> Today look for the hand prints of God everywhere. Sun, 21 May 2017 05:45:21 EST One - Minute Devotions - A Beautiful Spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6363787 One - Minute Devotions - A Beautiful Spring <BR> <BR> Let your prayer continue through a joyous, waking spring in thanking God for everything a newborn spring can bring. <BR> <BR> When a king's face brightens, it means life, his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. <BR> Proverbs 16:15 <BR> <BR> Today take a lesson from the season. Spring into action. Replenish your faith and refresh your soul. Fri, 19 May 2017 01:41:15 EST One - Minute Devotions - The Flower of Friendship http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6363373 One - Minute Devotions - The Flower of Friendship <BR> <BR> Life is like a garden and friendship like a flower that blooms and grows in beauty with the sunshine and the shower. <BR> <BR> Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and glory are in his sanctuary. <BR> Psalm 96:6 <BR> <BR> Today plant the seed of friendship within your heart. With warmth of love and showers of kindness, watch friendship flourish. Thu, 18 May 2017 04:08:55 EST One - Minute Devotions - God's Glory http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6362949 One - Minute Devotions - God's Glory <BR> <BR> Little do we realize that the glory and the power of He who made the universe lies hidden in a flower. <BR> <BR> The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. <BR> Psalm 19:1 <BR> <BR> Today, when you look at a flower, see God's love and a message from Him. Wed, 17 May 2017 04:14:32 EST Religious Statue - questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6362758 I purchased this statue at the Farmer's Market. It shows a crown and N, and Florence in front. In the back shows Florence with a c circled 989. On the bottom has a tag that says Made in Italy. If anyone has any idea or information about this statue I would appreciate knowing more. <BR> <BR> Thank you <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a5d6bd37-fdad-4f9a-95d3-41b5b23594cc.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b11eec8c-66c8-425c-ab8a-f60811c431b9.... Tue, 16 May 2017 16:29:46 EST This and that, updates, pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6362036 Some good news about Pat's Mom Karen. They operated on Karen and removed the tumor which was in her intestine. The results came back cancer but the Doctor's feel they got it all out from there. They sent her home and she had an MRI done. There is a spot on her liver but with another operation it will be removed and the Doctors feel positive. I did not realize your liver can regenerate itself which is a good thing. <BR> <BR> My neighbor across the street had his operation and had 2 tumors ... Mon, 15 May 2017 01:16:42 EST One - Minute Devotions - A Loving Mother http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6361265 One - Minute Devotions - A Loving Mother <BR> <BR> God knew, in His great wisdom, that He couldn't be everywhere, so He put His little children in a loving mother's care. <BR> <BR> May your father and mother be glad; may she who gave you birth rejoice! <BR> Proverbs 23:25 <BR> <BR> Today speak softly and lovingly. Recall the tender and kind actions of a loving mother. Sat, 13 May 2017 03:39:08 EST One - Minute Devotions - A Beautiful Smile http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6360889 One - Minute Devotions - A Beautiful Smile <BR> <BR> Nothing on earth can make life more worthwhile than the sunshine and warmth of a beautiful smile. <BR> <BR> A wicked man puts up a bold front, but an upright man gives thought to his ways. <BR> Proverbs 21:29 <BR> <BR> Today soften your heart and your facial expression. <BR> Fri, 12 May 2017 05:26:16 EST One - Minute Devotions - Sunshine and Rain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6360489 One - Minute Devotions - Sunshine and Rain <BR> <BR> Our Father knows what's best for us, so why should we complain - we always want the sunshine but He knows there must be rain. <BR> <BR> A greedy man stirs up dissension, but he who trusts in the Lord will prosper. <BR> Proverbs 28:25 <BR> <BR> Today trust in God's wisdom and in His designs. Recognize that some patterns, as do some days, require more discipline than others. Thu, 11 May 2017 07:22:09 EST One - Minute Devotions - Your Dearest Wish http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6360005 One - Minute Devotions - Your Dearest Wish <BR> <BR> Put your dearest wish in God's hands today and discuss it with Him as you faithfully pray, and you can be sure your wish will come true if God feels that your wish will be good for you. <BR> <BR> May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. <BR> Psalm 119:173 <BR> <BR> Today place your wish in God's hands and also accept His time schedule. Wed, 10 May 2017 02:49:11 EST One - Minute Devotions - Constant Reminders http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6359586 One - Minute Devotions - Constant Reminders <BR> <BR> The sky and the stars, the waves and the sea, the dew and the grass, the leaves on a tree are constant reminders of God and His nearness, proclaiming His presence with crystal-like clearness. <BR> <BR> Praise Him, sun and moon, praise him, all you shinning stars. <BR> Psalm 148:3 <BR> <BR> Today the marvels of God's creations will amaze and astound you. Share with a child the thrill of a glorious sunrise, a dazzling sunset, or a spectac... Tue, 9 May 2017 05:32:02 EST One - Minute Devotions - Beauty all Around http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6359207 One - Minute Devotions - Beauty all Around <BR> <BR> Thank You, God, for the beauty around me everywhere, the gentle rain and glistening dew, the sunshine and the air. <BR> <BR> The eyes of the Lord are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. <BR> Proverbs 15:3 <BR> <BR> Today appreciate the beauty surrounding you and you'll recognize that God is here, there, and everywhere. Mon, 8 May 2017 08:42:22 EST One - Minute Devotions - A Part to Play http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6358685 One - Minute Devotions - A Part to Play <BR> <BR> There is no one, no matter how lowly, who hasn't a part to play, some little thing to contribute, something to do or to say. <BR> <BR> Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food. <BR> Proverbs 12:9 <BR> <BR> Today plead for the Lord's guidance to show you what He has in mind for you to accomplish. <BR> <BR> Sun, 7 May 2017 02:10:11 EST Good News, Bad News 5-6-2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6358292 Pat's Mom (Karen) is home from the hospital. From what I understand there was a tumor in her intestines that was causing the blockage and her throwing up blood. They did a biopsy, then the next day she had a 3 hr surgery to remove the tumor. The report came back it was cancer. The Doctors think they removed it all from the intestines but also think it spread to her liver. Karen made a Doctor's appointment so we are just waiting to hear more information. <BR> <BR> Yesterday I was talking... Sat, 6 May 2017 04:10:54 EST One - Minute Devotions - To Care http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6358278 One - Minute Devotions - To Care <BR> <BR> To live without caring is to die from within...man loses his drive and his purpose to win. <BR> <BR> Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand it fully. <BR> Proverbs 28:5 <BR> <BR> Today increase your degree of caring.. Sat, 6 May 2017 01:41:55 EST One - Minute Devotions - A Friend Indeed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6357873 One - Minute Devotions - A Friend Indeed <BR> <BR> We know not how it happened that in an hour of need somebody out of nowhere proved to be a friend indeed! <BR> <BR> Do not forsake your friend and the friend of your father. <BR> Proverbs 27:10 <BR> <BR> Today step into someone's life and prove your friendship. <BR> <BR> Fri, 5 May 2017 05:18:58 EST One-Minute Devotions - Joy from the Lord http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6357447 One-Minute Devotions - Joy from the Lord <BR> <BR> You can't do a kindness without a reward, not in silver nor gold but in joy from the Lord. <BR> <BR> May your love and your truth always protect me. <BR> Psalm 40:11 <BR> <BR> Today extend kindness to someone and unbounded gladness will return to you. Thu, 4 May 2017 04:46:13 EST Happy Polish Constitution Day May 3rd, 1791 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6357045 Today we celebrate May 3rd Polish Constitution Day. <BR> <BR> Poland’s first written constitution was adopted on 3 May 1791, making it the second oldest written constitution in the world. Year after year, The Polish community, whether at home or abroad, gathers together to commemorate the 3rd of May Constitution and to honor all the great minds who took part in the creation of this revolutionary document. <BR> They celebrate because the constitution symbolizes the spiritual and moral ren... Wed, 3 May 2017 09:20:29 EST One - Minute Devotions - A Mother's Love http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6356959 One - Minute Devotions - A Mother's Love <BR> <BR> When we think of our Mother's we draw nearer to God above, for only God in His greatness could fashion a mother's love. <BR> <BR> My son, keep your father's commands and do not forsake your mother's teachings. <BR> Proverbs 6:20 <BR> <BR> Today pay tribute to your mother. Her love touched your life and will continue to influence you forever. Wed, 3 May 2017 06:00:24 EST May 2nd Polish Flag Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6356499 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c09ff668-80e8-4d2e-84c7-fb5ec69c9f44.png"> <BR> <BR> Today we celebrate the Polish Flag Day and the Day of Polish Diaspora and Poles Living Abroad. <BR> <BR> Polish Flag Day (formally: Flag of the Republic of Poland Day, Dzień Flagi Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) was first observed on May 2, 2004. It was established in order to educate the Polish people about the history and significance of national symbols. The date was chosen to coincide with t... Tue, 2 May 2017 06:39:44 EST One - Minute Devotions - Enjoy the Sunshine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6356489 One - Minute Devotions - Enjoy the Sunshine <BR> <BR> We wouldn't enjoy the sunshine if we never had the rain. We wouldn't appreciate good health if we never had a pain. <BR> <BR> I know, O Lord, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me. <BR> Psalm 119;75 <BR> <BR> Today study the contrasts in life; light and darkness, sunshine and rain, joy and sorrow, good health and pain. The appreciation deepens when opposite ends of the spectrum are experienced. Tue, 2 May 2017 06:11:47 EST One - Minute Devotions - When you Smile http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6355955 One - Minute Devotions - When you Smile <BR> <BR> You'll find when you smile your day will be brighter, and all of your burdens will seem to be lighter. <BR> <BR> I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. <BR> Psalm 34;4, 5 <BR> <BR> Today will prove that a radiant smile adds radiance to the day. Mon, 1 May 2017 06:48:39 EST One - Minute Devotions - Spring Beauty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6355452 One - Minute Devotions - Spring Beauty <BR> <BR> Apple blossoms bursting wide now beautify the tree and make a springtime picture that is beautiful to see. <BR> <BR> O Lord my God, you are very great...the earth is satisfied by the fruit of his work. <BR> Psalm 104;1, 13 <BR> <BR> Today enumerate the various hues and color gradations in the springtime scenes that you observe and marvel at the originality and creativity in God's works. <BR> <BR> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 06:53:17 EST Saturday 4-29-2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6355028 Update on Pat's Mom. From what I know Pat's Mom was throwing up, then started throwing up blood. Her husband took her to ER. She was told she had a blockage in her stomach. The next day they did a 3 hr operation on her. Before the operation she was told it was cancer. Now they are waiting on the results after they did the operation. Sometime next week they will find out. Praying that it is not cancer, but if it is praying it is treatable. <BR> Persistenttim (Tim) Mom put a video of him on... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:42:01 EST One - Minute Devotions - Showers of Blessing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6355016 One - Minute Devotions - Showers of Blessing <BR> <BR> Each day there are showers of blessings sent from the Father above, for God is a great, lavish giver and there is no end to His love. <BR> <BR> You are the God who performs miracles, you display your power among the peoples. <BR> Psalm 77:14 <BR> <BR> Today count your blessings. Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:14:33 EST One - Minute Devotions - God is your Friend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6354640 One - Minute Devotions - God is your Friend <BR> <BR> God forgives you until the end, He is your faithful, loyal friend. Somebody cares and loves you still, and God is the Someone who always will. <BR> <BR> Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits - who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases...who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. <BR> Psalm 103:2-3, 5 <BR> <BR> Today grasp the significance of having a fai... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:25:30 EST One - Minute Devotions - A Stronghold for the Soul http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6354260 One - Minute Devotions - A Stronghold for the Soul <BR> <BR> God's love is like an anchor when the angry billows roll - a mooring in the storms of life, a stronghold for the soul. <BR> <BR> The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. <BR> Psalm 18:2 <BR> <BR> Today stay firmly and securely anchored to the Lord. <BR> <BR> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:55:19 EST One - Minute Devotions - Good Riches http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6353605 One - Minute Devotions - Good Riches <BR> <BR> Good health, good humor, and good sense, no man is poor with this defense. <BR> <BR> Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. <BR> Proverbs 16:24 <BR> <BR> Today share the recipe for a good life. The main ingredients include Faith in and devotion to God and service to others. <BR> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 04:18:15 EST Easter Sunday and this week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350961 Easter Sunday was very nice. Went to Mom's house. Mom turned 86 so we also had a birthday cake and I gave Mom a Lefton Collectible Lamb. My younger sister (18 months younger, Chrissy), her husband (Billy), their children ,Amanda and little Billy, Amanda's fiancé Adam, little Billy's Children, Kylie and Gavin, Melissa, Grayson, Lilly and John were there. Have not seen them in years and we all had a nice day. Melissa also brought eggs and John and I put them all over Mom's back yard. Lilly and ... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:06:35 EST One - Minute Devotions - The Glory and the Grace http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350923 One - Minute Devotions - The Glory and the Grace <BR> <BR> Let us see the beauty and the glory and the grace that surrounds us in the springtime as the smiling of God's face. <BR> <BR> My soul thirsts of God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? <BR> Psalm 42:2 <BR> <BR> Today, if you really look, you can see God's presence and presents all around you. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 03:23:02 EST One - Minute Devotions - Renewal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350509 One - Minute Devotions - Renewal <BR> <BR> After the winter comes the spring to show us again that in everything there's always renewal divinely planned, flawlessly perfect, the work of God's hand. <BR> <BR> For the Lord is the great God, the great King above all gods. In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him. <BR> Psalm 95:3,4 <BR> <BR> Today renew yourself. Improve yourself. Awaken the desire within you to blossom into the best you can be, Let it be a... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:08:16 EST One - Minute Devotions - Sunshine and Rainbows http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6350026 One - Minute Devotions - Sunshine and Rainbows <BR> <BR> After the clouds, the sunshine, after the winter, the spring, after the shower, the rainbow - for life is a changeable thing. <BR> <BR> The Lord is my light and my salvation - whom shall I fear? <BR> Psalm 27:1 <BR> <BR> Today search for the rainbows that are present in life. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 05:20:30 EST One - Minute Devotions - The Easter Story http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348736 One - Minute Devotions - The Easter Story <BR> <BR> All across the waking earth great nature with perfection retells the Easter Story of death and resurrection. <BR> <BR> When you send your spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the earth. <BR> Psalm 104:30 <BR> <BR> Today refresh your mind, body, and spirit. Look around you. God is rejuvenating the earth. He can do the same for you. Sat, 15 Apr 2017 06:09:38 EST One - Minute Devotions - Greatest Joy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348307 One - Minute Devotions - Greatest Joy <BR> <BR> Memories are priceless possessions that time can never destroy, for it is in happy remembrance the heart finds its greatest joy. <BR> <BR> I thought about the former days, the years of long ago. <BR> Psalm 77:5 <BR> <BR> Today engrave everyday experiences on your heart and mind as precious and too quickly passing moments in time. Today's happenings are tomorrow's memories. Fri, 14 Apr 2017 06:57:12 EST One - Minute Devotions - Learn how to Pray http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6347849 One - Minute Devotions - Learn how to Pray <BR> <BR> Remember me, God? I come every day just to talk to You, Lord, and to learn how to pray. <BR> <BR> Listen to my cry for help, my King, and my God, for to you I pray. <BR> Psalm 5:2 <BR> <BR> Today picture Jesus sitting next to you. What will you discuss? What topics will be covered? Thu, 13 Apr 2017 06:59:16 EST