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Vacations

Thursday, December 27, 2012      3 comments

Vacations are typically a break from what you usually do. For me, I'm off from school. Does that mean I sit around and do nothing? No way! For one thing, I'm just not accustomed to that! Even sitting at the computer or watching tv, I'm watching ... Read more

"Come On, Get Happy"

Wednesday, December 26, 2012      4 comments

In my Sparking today, I read the following article. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/wellness_articles.asp
?id=1678 My first husband battled clinical depression. He'd made several suicide attempts, spent time in psych... Read more

Passing It On

Tuesday, December 25, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I worked a bit with my 10 1/2 year old granddaughter, at her request, to show her how to crochet. I have a "scrap" blanket I started, using odds and ends of yarns that were left from other projects. So today she's doing a little more o... Read more

Saved By The "Bell"

Monday, December 24, 2012      2 comments

By "Bell" I mean any kind of alarm signal. Bad news first. Volunteer firefighters responded to the call early this morning in one of the towns in my county - don't know if they use a siren or what to alert the volunteers. Anyway, it turned o... Read more

IF...

Sunday, December 23, 2012      3 comments

Continuing to read in Zechariah today. God is telling the prophet what He's going to do, and what He plans to do with Joshua. Concluding the sixth chapter, He says, "This will happen if you diligently obey the Lord your God.Ē IF How many ... Read more

Waiting and Hope

Saturday, December 22, 2012      2 comments

Today I was reading along in Zechariah. I'm not a BIG fan of the prophets - the symbolism and era-specific references don't make for the easiest reading. But "ALL Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and tra... Read more

Non-Traditional Sources of Protein

Friday, December 21, 2012      4 comments

My son has a great, albeit warped, sense of humor. He sent me a link, which I'll share here - news.softpedia.com/news/
How-to-Serve-Casu-Marzu-th
e-Illegal-Cheese-Laden-wit
h-Live-Maggots-102146.shtml about a kind of c... Read more

Mini Me and More

Thursday, December 20, 2012      3 comments

I just finished writing the letters mentioned in yesterday's blog. All told, there are 35 - THIRTY FIVE - that are going to Abel for distribution. Among them are a dozen that go to my pastora freind, Lorenza, to share among her kids and a few me... Read more

...Give Encouragement...

Wednesday, December 19, 2012      1 comments

The apostle Paul wrote about various spiritual gifts and their uses. While I believe his listings are by no means complete, they at least give us the indication that God doesn't intend any of His kids just to be content to sit around being saved... Read more

With All My Might

Tuesday, December 18, 2012      3 comments

I think of the song, "As David Did" www.youtube.com/watch?v=
R27UAgHsBUw and the very popular (in Peru it was almost impossible to stay seated, even with my bothersome joints) "Remolineando" (which is twirling about) ... Read more

Aging Is Not For Sissies!

Monday, December 17, 2012      4 comments

I am so grateful for the health care I have through my employment. Lately I have had to make more use of it. As I said before,too many years of being overweight in jobs whereIi was on my feet for hours at a time have taken their toll on my knees... Read more

Providence and Sovereignty

Sunday, December 16, 2012      2 comments

I was watching In Touch this morning, and Charles Stanley was talking about how we tend to presuem that we know the scriptures associated with Christmas so well tha we tend to skim over them. He wnet on to say that whenever we read the Word of G... Read more

So Much to Thank Him For

Saturday, December 15, 2012      5 comments

In the face of the horrifying events in Newton, Connecticutt, one might wonder where is God in all this. But I know He is ever present and ever mindful. And while the date we celebrate Christ's birth may be mixed up with all kinds of pagan tradi... Read more

Just Another Clay Pot

Friday, December 14, 2012      1 comments

" For God, who said, 'Let light shine out of darkness,' made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of Godís glory displayed in the face of Christ. But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-s... Read more

The Hip Bone's Connected to the - Leg Bone

Thursday, December 13, 2012      3 comments

And the cartilage at the joint is pretty far gone. I was given a prescription for a stronger NSAID, which I started today (will watch for adverse effects). And MondayI'll go in for a "guided injection" - make sure the stuff arrives at the joint!... Read more


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