A Time to Weep and a Time to Laugh
Ecclesiastes 3:1 - 4
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
A time to kill, and a time to heal;... Read more
Gathering & Selling Pecans, Earrings On Consignment, and My New Online Store!
I have REALLY been a no-show on SparkPeople for so long that I hardly know how to log on! ;-) I have really missed all of you--my SparkFriends!
My family has been busy gathering and selling pecans lately. It has been worth it, too. My hus... Read more
Underneath Are the Everlasting Arms
"The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms..."
As many of you know, my father and ALLGRACEY's, went home to Glory a week ago Sunday. And God is indeed the Everlasting Arms that we need right... Read more
Precious in the Sight of the Lord is the Death of His Saints
To all my SparkFriends, as well as those of ALLGRACEY and LAFFYTAFFY:
Our dad (and LAFFYTAFFY's grandpa) went home to be with the Lord last Sunday evening, just 15 days before his 80th birthday. He lost his battle with Alzheimer's, but gai... Read more
I am SOOOO Not a winter person! I have trouble getting up in the mornings when the days are shorter and the mornings darker. I am thankful that we are past the really short days of winter.
I have been walking indoors pretty regularly, w... Read more
Christmas Perspective--With a Challenge
It seems I hardly ever get on SP lately, but I am writing down what I eat so I can enter it later. Surprisingly, I am maintaining my most recent weigh-in weight. But I just CANNOT afford to get stressed like I was today. I just wanted to eat ... Read more
Cutting the Cals on Thanksgiving Dessert
Here's one way that I plan to cut some calories on Thanksgiving, so I can still enjoy a favorite dessert.
I will make a pumpkin custard instead of a pie. I will use fat free evaporated milk, Egg Beaters, and half sugar / half Splenda. I w... Read more
My Pastor's Progress
Here is an update on my pastor's health. I am sorry that I haven't gotten back to everyone before now.
He went into the hospital from Monday 10/25, and came home on either Friday the 29th or Saturday the 30th. While in the hospital, the ... Read more
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Prayer Needed for My Pastor, Please!
So many of you responded last time I asked for prayer that I thought I'd ask again. My pastor is in the hospital tonight with the possibility of losing one of his legs. He has a hereditary blood condition called Hemochromatosis. He also curre... Read more
Update #2 On ALLGRACEY
ALLGRACEY (Deborah) is doing quite a bit better today, but still not really up and around. She USUALLY helps with the homeschooling of her grandchildren and had told her daughter that she hoped to work with the kids today. When she woke up, ho... Read more
Update On ALLGRACEY (See previous blog.)
Please continue to pray for my sister, ALLGRACEY (Deborah). She is feeling a little better, but still in quite a bit of pain. She is still having trouble talking, eating, and swallowing. Her voice sounds a little better this evening, though. ... Read more
VERY IMPORTANT: Please PRAY for My Sister, ALLGRACEY!
ALLGRACEY (Deborah) is very sick. She has Peritonsillar Abscess. She was told it was life-threatening.
This is an abscess that forms in the tissues of the throat next to one of the tonsils. It is caused by bacteria. It can cause pain,... Read more
Pictures of Earrings That Some of You Have Requested
My sister has gotten her earring order--and loves them! I had hardly dared to hope that she would like them that much. And now that my son loaded the pictures onto the computers, I can finally show them to you, my faithful Spark friends!
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You Know You're a Floridian If...
THIS IS JUST FOR FUN. I copied this from an email my SIL sent me. I was born in Florida and lived there for 25 years. It's pretty funny. I've added a few comments of my own, in the parentheses.
YOU KNOW YOU'RE A FLORIDIAN IF...
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