Overworked, and Cutting Back
Today is one of those days.
Every so often, I find myself in a place where I have to take a step back from a commitment. I find myself in a position where I cannot complete everything that I want to do. Something has to give.
At least I re... Read more
We raked the yard of the old home in Porter the other day.
we raked for a few hours, and worked up a swet.
It is always a great time when I get together with the grandkids and we work or play!
Unfortunately, the photos would not upload.
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My Rich Definition
True riches come from God. I need to acknowledge HIM in all that I do, and HE will direct my path.
God's riches include the love and fellowship of family, friends and acquaintances.
God's riches include healing and health.
we will never h... Read more
How do you define rich?
Lots of money?
Lots of friends?
I want to hear your definition, and tomorrow I will give you mine!... Read more
The Before School Program
Every morning at 5:45, I leave for school to run the Kid's Club Program.
I have 10-20 children every morning for 2 1/2 hours (6:30-9).
What an exciting way to start the day!
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A simpler life
A simple life is the way for me
Enjoy the day,
Find the glee
The meetings and struggles may weigh me down.
People's problems can give me a frown.
But a little gi... Read more
When work haunts you
My work did not get done.
I was trusting another person to do her job, and she let me down.
I needed something to be completed correctly, and it just did not happen.
I did not sleep well, knowing that today's meeting would be stressful ... Read more
Today is a great day to focus on what we CAN do, rather than worry about what we cannot do.
Photo of Alpine Aleleas on Mt. Washington. They bloom in late June throug... Read more
Consider the birds
Consider the birds of the air.
They don't work hard for their food,
But God feeds them every day.
Don't worry about a thing.
Everything will be all right.... Read more
If it's going to be, it's up to ME
If I want to eat right,
I better shop right and cook right.
If my body is going to change,
I better get up and exercise.
Maybe I need to visit Spark every day for inspiration.
Yes, it's going to be.
I take responsibility for my... Read more
Sticks and Stones (new version)
Sticks and stones may break my bones,
But words can also hurt me.
Sticks and stones break only skin,
While words are ghosts that haunt me.
Slant and curved the words-swords fall
To pierce and stick inside me,
bats and bricks may ... Read more
Finding Fault With Finding Fault
The other day while helping a family member move, I listened as she complained about the way that her husband was working. Clearly, she was exhausted, and NOT in a good mood. I don't think that she realized that her attitude was making the job... Read more
What You Do Every Day
You are what you do. Make sure that you choose right.
get up and make a good choice,
Fill your day with good choices!
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Caring for others
Thank you, friends, for your help yesterday.
I learned a valuable lesson in trying to help my son and his family.
The best care that I can give right now is the same care t... Read more
Sparkers, I need your help!
My favorite little grand child is about to go through a tough time.
Her Daddy, a third year medical student, is preparing to audition for a residency as a surgeon.
Sh... Read more
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