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Monday, January 02, 2012      3 comments

This Christmas was not good to me and my weight. I usually plan on gaining only a couple of pounds and even if it is more than that within a week I am usually able to get my weight back under control. Not this year. It continues to go up and ... Read more

Rich Beyond Measure

Saturday, December 31, 2011      2 comments

I read from Jesus Calling this morning. It is a devotional where the writer takes the scriptures and writes what she felt the Lord was saying to her directly from those scriptures. I loved one line in today's reading. It says My abundance and... Read more

Do and Say

Friday, December 30, 2011      5 comments

There are hard feelings between the shifts at work. I seem to get the true thoughts and feelings of the others poured out on me as I give them an opportunity to vent. Sometimes I am unsure how to handle it all, but I can see both sides. I am ... Read more

Blaming God

Thursday, December 29, 2011      3 comments

God gets the blame for a lot of things that He had nothing to do with. Sin is sin and evil is evil. God IS good. This is a less than perfect world and I think we can all agree on that. It was designed to be perfect and will again be perfect, b... Read more


Tuesday, December 27, 2011      4 comments

Worry can consume your day if you allow it the chance to take hold. It is hard to stop that little voice in your head once it is given a voice. So the trick becomes not allowing it the voice in the first place. Some people can't help but think... Read more

Christmas Blessings

Monday, December 26, 2011      2 comments

Things went really well for Christmas. It was a really lean year for many of our family members. I was a little surprised when I didn't even get a phone call from any of them, oh well. My son came in Christmas Eve just as we were going out to p... Read more

Tough Start to Christmas

Saturday, December 24, 2011      3 comments

Well, my son missed the narrow window to get himself home for Christmas. The roads are open, but icy. He told his father last night that he plans on coming today. I just hope he travels slowly and safely home. We have at least two inches of sn... Read more

The Foolishness of Youth

Friday, December 23, 2011      2 comments

My son lives at one end of the state and we live at the other. Last week they had a bad snow storm that closed several of the roads he has to travel to get home for the holidays. There was a small window in which he had a chance to get home and ... Read more

PBS on Christianity

Thursday, December 22, 2011      1 comments

I have watched several episodes of PBS'sseries on the beginnings of Christianity. It has been very interesting. I would like to get the series so that I can disect it a little more thuroughly. One point they brought out was that all the gospel... Read more

Treat Them like Family and Visitors

Wednesday, December 21, 2011      2 comments

I haven't had time to congure up any wise words of wisdom lately. I've been running so hard trying to get the house clean before my son comes home. He knows how we live, but now that he is older he has become a guest in my home so I treat him,... Read more

Giving All Day Long

Friday, December 16, 2011      0 comments

Today is the party from the church ladies to our clients. They have asked me to come help on my day off. The kids will decorate some sugar cookies and it will be just a really good time. Of course, there will also be food present. I am not ... Read more

Empty Rewards

Thursday, December 15, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday was our Christmas party at work. We did not do our usual exchange of gifts and my boss opted instead for door prizes. She has someone draw a name then that person drawn draws the next recipient. Three or four times someone drew their... Read more

Digging Deeper

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      1 comments

We end up or latest round of Biggest Loser at work at the party today. I haven't lost any weight one more time. This is really getting frustrating. I have not done what I needed to do. I have lost my self discipline. I have had a few too man... Read more

Balance Challenge

Monday, December 12, 2011      1 comments

Balance is what makes us healthy. Spark teaches us to gain balance in our lives. I have played with that balance every time I take a bite. But now I am aware of where I need to tip the scales where, before I just blindly ate, not caring about t... Read more

Prayer for Family Please

Friday, December 09, 2011      5 comments

My brother has Shingles. I guess he is in terrible pain and they go all over the place. He sleeps on a recliner in the bedroom. It sure stinks getting older. Mom had a very light case and no further issues. I do hope and pray that he heals qu... Read more

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