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  • Beck Diet Solution Introduction

    12/27/2014 9:02:56 PM, by A_BIT_AT_A_TIME

    I was a little overly optimistic that I could get through the introduction in one day - it turned out to be 34 pages long! I didn't want to rush through it just so I could say I did it. I learned several things just from *really* reading and thinking about it. I checked off pretty much every excu... Read more

  • Out for a gig

    12/27/2014 6:28:36 PM, by DGFOWLER

    Tonight is gonna be a long one. We'll see if this 54 year old body can handle staying up till 2 am. lol Just for kicks ~ ... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution / Tracking

    12/26/2014 6:35:43 PM, by A_BIT_AT_A_TIME

    So, Christmas is over. I pigged out. Not as much as usual, but I still ate too much yesterday. However, yesterday is done and today I'm renewing my focus. Tracking my food is my first priority - I did really well last year when I tracked everything. I'm going to track food for at least a week... Read more

  • THE SECRET OF FORGIVENESS

    12/26/2014 2:55:39 PM, by BELINDA37122

    The 12/26/2014 edition: The Secret of Forgiveness(by Max Lucado/UpWords.com) You will never forgive anyone more than God has already forgiven you. Is it still hard to consider the thought of forgiving the one who hurt you? If so, go one more time to the room. Watch Jesus as he goes from disci... Read more

  • Happy Day after Christmas

    12/26/2014 7:11:11 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Good morning and happy day after Christmas. I hope everyone got all their heart desired and more. As for me I spent time with my family and that's always a blast. I got a few things as well. A lift chair, A black diamond en... Read more

  • For Unto Us A Child Is Given.

    12/25/2014 12:39:09 PM, by BELINDA37122

    Come and Behold Him (Max Lucado/UpWords) The world was different this week. We forgot our compulsion with winning, wooing, and warring. We looked outward toward the star of Bethlehem. More than in any other season, His name was on our lips. And the result? For a few precious hours our heavenly... Read more

  • AND HOLY IS HIS NAME

    12/23/2014 10:28:22 PM, by BELINDA37122

    Hi it is Grandy in Tennessee. I changed my name again. Sorry. I am using the Loyola Press 3 Minute Retreat today in honor of the Mother of Jesus and the way she accepted her call from God. Do we in turn accept our call from God to bring Jesus to the world in the way that the Father has given ... Read more

  • The heart of the matter. Plus, Free 2015 calendar offer.

    12/23/2014 8:04:40 AM, by SONFLOWERGAMMY

    As I lay praying... From Faith To Faith -- Daily Devotion March, 15 2014 The Heart of the Matter Kenneth Copeland For the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart. - 1 Samuel 16:7 Too often we ask God to fix t... Read more

  • My new normal- being HYPER sensitive to carbs

    12/23/2014 1:33:52 AM, by NOWYOUDIDIT

    You think you are invincible. It won't happen to you. You ignore the warnings. That's why I picked the SP use name "Now-You-Did-It" It shouldn't be a surprise to me. Type 2 hits. Which makes ignoring that my body hates carbs, incredibly hard. My body loves the same foods I'm eating e... Read more

  • The King of kings......but just a baby to his Mother?

    12/22/2014 9:27:11 AM, by BELINDA37122

    Anything But a King (By Max Lucado) In Bethlehem, the human being who best understood who God was and what He was doing, was a teenage girl in a smelly stable. As Mary looked into the face of the baby, her son, her Lord, His majesty—she couldn’t take her eyes off Him. Somehow Mary knew she was ... Read more

  • Monday, Monday

    12/22/2014 6:58:00 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Happy Monday morning each and every one of you. Today I wanted to touch on being thankful. Now....I'm the first to admit when I'm not as thankful as I should be. Today is one of those days. I'm on vacation, but I have to work... Read more

  • Santa's Prayer

    12/21/2014 5:18:30 PM, by SONFLOWERGAMMY

    The sleigh was all packed, the reindeer were fed, But Santa still knelt by the side of the bed. "Dear Father," he prayed "Be with me tonight. There's much work to do and my schedule is tight. I must jump in my sleigh and streak through the sky, Knowing full well that a reindeer can't... Read more

  • Friends

    12/21/2014 2:03:45 PM, by A_BIT_AT_A_TIME

    I was poking around my Sparkpage because I've been having trouble with my friend feed; people are missing and I wasn't sure why I never saw their updates. On the page that lists my spark friends I was shocked to see a half-page long list of "The following people have added you as a friend, but... Read more

  • Silly Sunday

    12/21/2014 8:52:19 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Have a blessed day everyone ~ Donna... Read more

  • MY HEART'S DESIRE.

    12/21/2014 12:38:31 AM, by BELINDA37122

    www.loyolapress.com/asse
    ts/Bookcovers/115893_your-
    hearts-desire.swf Good night all. Have a peaceful night's rest. I am about to do that myself, but first I hope you will listen to the Loyola Press 3 minute retreat shown above. What is your Heart's desire? Cre... Read more

  • IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR!

    12/19/2014 5:15:44 PM, by BELINDA37122

    God Came Near by Max Lucado It all happened in a moment, a most remarkable moment. God became a man! Heaven opened herself and placed her most precious one in a human womb. Jesus came, not as a flash of light or as an unapproachable conqueror, but as one whose first cries were heard by a peas... Read more

  • The 2 LC meals that my body loves~

    12/19/2014 2:23:14 PM, by NOWYOUDIDIT

    In my last blog post I posted about the 2 meals my body responds to with weight loss. Here they are :o) I eat a double pattie hamburger,(home made or from burger brothers) no bun( not low fat) with fried onions, bacon, mustard for lunch. And dinner a McD bacon ranch salad- no dressin... Read more

  • Eating the same thing everyday

    12/19/2014 12:41:07 AM, by NOWYOUDIDIT

    After months of menus and recipes. I find I am more successful eating the same thing everyday. I have found 2 meals that my body responds to as fat burners! I had thought maybe I was consuming too much dairy, but since keeping my diet to the same 2 meals for a week now, my carb creep is f... Read more

  • I Hurt.....REALLY?

    12/18/2014 12:39:45 PM, by BELINDA37122

    A Sacred Delight Scripture says, “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich.” (2 Cor. 8:9) No man had more reason to be miserable than Jesus—yet no one was more joyful. He was r... Read more

  • Thrilling Thursday

    12/18/2014 6:03:45 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Good morning one and all and welcome to my Thrilling Thursday. I am thrilled for the following reasons: 1.) I woke up 2.) I ate breakfast 3.) I did my exercise 4.) I logged on to SP and have over 165 points so far 5.) Toda... Read more

  • He Did It All for Me and You.

    12/17/2014 3:57:54 PM, by BELINDA37122

    Be Ready John 1:14 says, “The Word became human and made His home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness.” He lived among us. He donned the costliest of robes: a human body. He became a friend of the sinner and brother of the poor. He touched their sores and felt their tears a... Read more

  • Willing Wednesday

    12/17/2014 6:07:47 AM, by DGFOWLER

    My mind is willing this morning, unfortunately I believe I'm coming down with bronchitis. It's bites the big one especially since my time off of work begins on Friday. I have a program through work called Tell-a-Doc. You can te... Read more

  • What Does Love Do?

    12/16/2014 8:55:45 PM, by BELINDA37122

    Have you hurt the ones you love? Have they hurt you? Have there been lies between you? What would you do to fix it? Would we go as far God did? How much does our love for one another do? " Love one another, thus saith the Savior. Children obey the Father's blessed command. Love one another, thus s... Read more

  • Ask about my engagement last night...

    12/16/2014 5:52:35 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Well...what happened is the following: Yes it is official...I am engaged This was completely out of the blue...but the ring is gorgeous, the pi... Read more

  • Family

    12/15/2014 7:14:16 PM, by BUBBLEGUM_FAIRY

    Hi everyone. It has been a very long time since I have been on spark. November was a difficult month. I got a call at around 5 in the morning and found out my sister overdosed with pills and alcohol. Thank God she is alive, and pulled through! But it was a very difficult time. She was rus... Read more

  • IN LOVING MEMORY OF LASTXAROUND (Jossie Cote) 12-11-2014

    12/15/2014 4:25:54 PM, by BELINDA37122

    The following is a copy of a blog written some time ago by Jossie Cote, a dear friend, who was a Co-Leader on Keep Walking With Jesus. Jossie went to walk with Jesus forever on December 11. Please read this blog in her honor and memory. She will be greatly missed. I ask that you pray for her husb... Read more

  • Silly Saturday

    12/13/2014 11:27:26 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Just for kicks ~ Have a blessed Saturday everyone ~ Donna... Read more

  • ALWAYS THERE

    12/13/2014 2:48:02 AM, by BELINDA37122

    I am finally going to bed. See you all later in the day. Today I am using the Loyola Press 3 Minute Retreat as my blog. Have a great weekend. Remember HE is always there. Can people see Him in us??? www.loyola... Read more

  • NEARER STILL NEARER-CLOSE TO THY HEART

    12/11/2014 9:44:57 AM, by BELINDA37122

    youtu.be/gCF2D98szaU Nearer, Still Nearer (SE Samonte ) youtu.be/2UnFNHWJ0tA Near to the Heart of God (SE Samonte) youtu.be/yvnOyRykbQY O Holy Night (SE Samonte) youtu.be/87RkJZoKKYE O Come, O Come, Emanuel (SE Samonte) Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    12/10/2014 6:03:48 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Morning everyone. Today is a new day. If you failed yesterday begin anew today. As for me I am going to hold off on exercising until this evening. I have something wrong with my back and exercising has only aggravated it this... Read more

  • Tantalizing Tuesday

    12/9/2014 6:31:00 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Well...our gig went awesome last night. We had people coming up asking for business cards (which I had made up previously, whew). And I did the final song.. The 12 daze of Christmas by the drunkin lady.. OMG.. they rolled laughi... Read more

  • FROM A LIMB TO THE CROSS.

    12/8/2014 9:43:55 PM, by BELINDA37122

    Out on a Limb (By Max Lucado) After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit (Mt. 1:18 NKJV). Joseph was perched firmly on his branch in the tree. Predictable and solid, Joseph had no intention of leaving it. That is, until ... Read more

  • My CHRISTmas inspiration to keep trying!

    12/8/2014 1:21:12 AM, by SONFLOWERGAMMY

    This song relates so much to my weight loss journey and the words help me keep it simple by putting one foot in front of the other! Put One Foot in Front of the Other" is a song featured in the 1970 Rankin/Bass Christmas special Santa Claus is Comin' to Town. It is sung by Kris Kringle to help the... Read more

  • WE ARE NEVER ABANDONED.

    12/7/2014 4:01:11 PM, by BELINDA37122

    Just a short blog today. I am using the Loyola Press 3 Minute Retreat today. www.loyolapress.com/asse
    ts/Bookcovers/5614_we-are-
    never-abandoned.swf youtu.be/X4hkwhOiD98 Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings Handel's Messiah youtu.be/IUZEtVbJT5c... Read more

  • HOLY IS HIS NAME!

    12/5/2014 9:13:37 PM, by BELINDA37122

    Luke 1 26-33 26] And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, [27] To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary. [28] And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art ... Read more

  • Thank you Friday

    12/5/2014 6:41:28 AM, by DGFOWLER

    First I want to say thank you Friday for finally coming This little guy was in my sister's backyard in Alabama last night. Can you believe it? ... Read more

  • My Prayer Today

    12/4/2014 7:35:07 AM, by BELINDA37122

    My prayer today for all of us is that our Father grant us peace in our world.....the peace of Christ and all that that means. Help us Lord to shine Your Light through out the whole world as the star of Bethlehem lead the wise men to your Son in that blessed manger there. Give us in our hearts the wo... Read more

  • Thoughtful Thursday

    12/4/2014 6:38:10 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Feeling much better even this morning. I've already exercised and ate a good breakfast. Now upward and onward to fix a good lunch too. Have a wonderful day everyone ~ Donna Quote of the day ~ ... Read more

  • OH WHAT A SAVIOR!!!

    12/3/2014 9:25:31 AM, by BELINDA37122

    Today, I want to kind of talk about Christmas. What does it mean to you? I am a Christian and all of you know that. I have many friends on SP and I know that all of you are not believers in Jesus, but I hope you will read my blogs anyway, because I love to talk about my Lord and the affect that h... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    12/3/2014 6:57:19 AM, by DGFOWLER

    Today sure feels better than yesterday. I was home from work sick again. Throwing up and diarrhea. I lost 5 lbs of toxic waste. But I'm not counting those 5 lbs unless they stay off. I threw up so bad that I threw my ribs o... Read more

  • OBESITY AND KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY

    12/2/2014 4:47:23 PM, by BELINDA37122

    Now this is not what you normally see in my blog, but, Thursday I am going to an Orthopedic doctor. Some years ago when I weighted almost 360 pounds, I was told that if I did not lose the weight, I would lose the use of my weight bearing joints (hips, knees and ankles). I paid no attention. Now ... Read more

  • BOWED ON MY KNEES AND CRIED HOLY!!!!

    12/1/2014 9:54:28 AM, by BELINDA37122

    On Your Knees(By Max Lucado/UpWords.com) A small cathedral outside Bethlehem marks the supposed birthplace of Jesus. Behind a high altar in the church is a cave, a little cavern lit by silver lamps. You can enter the main edifice and admire the ancient church. You can also enter the quiet cave,... Read more

  • December 1, 2014

    12/1/2014 5:59:32 AM, by DGFOWLER

    It is hard to believe today is December 1 already. Time flies by so quickly anymore. 30 more days till January 2015. 25 more days till Christmas. Have you been thinking about the upcoming year. It's never to early to think... Read more

  • THE POWER OF HIS LOVE

    11/29/2014 8:55:57 PM, by BELINDA37122

    This was one of the best mornings I have had in a very long time. Our Co-Leader on Keep Walking with Jesus, LASTXAROUND (Josie) is in remission for the cancer and also will recover from the recent stroke she had. God is so GOOD. He hears and answers prayer. Thank you Lord. He Will Heal You... Read more