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The "S" Word
No, not that word...the one I am talking about it Submission! For me the word submission best describes the time when you know what to do, how to do it, and that it is time to do it...and finally you have agreed to allow the process to begin. It... Read more
Getting Back on Course!
Wow, I did not realize I had not blog on Sparkpeople for so long! I need to get it together and I am determined to tone this body that God has given me. Since my last blog the ugly grip of cancer visited me...My God in his sovereign grace and me... Read more
I have not blogged in awhile and I just thought I would begin again. So much has happened in the past month that I am just settling down now. My dear husband has decided to join SparkPeople and he is now tracking his nutrition and fitness; I am ... Read more
Happiness turn to Joy...
A great obstacle to happiness is expecting too much happiness.
- Bernard de Fontanelle, French writer
Happiness indeed in a state of mind. Even the root of the word 'hap' finds its meaning in words like; glad, cheerful, pleasant. Happ... Read more
Parting from unforgiving ways...
It's never too late--in fiction or in life--to revise
- Nancy Thayer, author
Wow, to hold on to unforgiveness is a damaging thing! I was taught the scripture long ago, (Ephesians 4:26) "Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go dow... Read more
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Lord Chesterfield
Time...what an appropriate subject for me in this season. In the past I was ... Read more
Doing your part...
For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For want of the shoe, the horse was lost. For want of the horse, the rider was lost. For want of the rider, the battle was lost. For want of the battle, the kingdom was lost. And all for the want of a horse... Read more
It is all part of the journey!
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
- Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President
This quote from Lincoln is powerful, because often we think that our journey is about the destination rather than the trip it self. Along the way in lif... Read more
Just show up
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
- Sam Ewing, humorist
Interesting...when it come to hard work...participating means a lot.... Read more
You are blessed when you sing the praises of others
Blessed is he who speaks a kindness; thrice blessed is he who repeats it.
- Arabian proverb
The bible says, in Proverbs 15:23 - "A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!"
So do... Read more
Life is short spend it wisely!
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs, essayist and naturalist
There will never be enough ... Read more
Copy or original...which are you?
Some people are carbon copies. Others make their own impression.
- Church billboard in Arizona
Well, this one is not one that I struggle with...my very beginnings were different and that has been the pattern of my life! To start with... Read more
Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott, author
This quote is awesome for inspiring hop... Read more
There are two kinds of man: the ones who make history and the ones who endure it.
- Camilo Jose Cela, Spanish novelist
The above quote is so awesome because everything that happens to us is a part of our history. We can live our life a... Read more
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.
- Albert Einstein, physicist
This is a good quote because everything is a miracle...just think about the things that co... Read more