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  • Special Blessings-June 26, 2016

    6/26/2016 12:08:37 AM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. We started our day out at the coffee shop this morning. 2. We got our bushes trimmed and finished cleaning the yard from the storms the other day. 3. We took my Dad to the Bluegrass Jamboree tonight. I got some really great pictur... Read more

  • 6/25/16

    6/25/2016 7:39:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I tried to stay busy to life my spirits, but I didn't succeed. I was supposed to go to a friend's retirement party this evening, but due to my employment situation, I just couldn't make myself go. Margaret is mad at me for not going, and then right before she is leaving for her dinner thing tonigh... Read more

  • Summer time!

    6/25/2016 7:01:48 PM, by HEATHERSTHPW68

    There are so many thing i like about summer. Listening to the Symphony in the Flint Hills is my favorite but there are a whole lot more like going to the lake, camping and eating fresh vegetables from my dad's garden. For as long as i can remember my dad has always had a love for gardening so all ... Read more

  • Day 532/ Self Sabotage - Not This Time!!

    6/25/2016 6:24:37 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I self sabotage a lot. I'll be doing great and then suddenly I'll have a half-eaten bag of cookies in my hands. Before bed is the worst, I get super hungry the later I stay up, even though I know I'm not really hungry. But I can't do it any more, I just can't, my body is sending out an S.O.S in the ... Read more

  • Workout

    6/25/2016 6:23:20 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    This look was after my workout, I have been missing the ymca, too long. Have to go my staple...tracking food, exercising, and drinking water. I have not gain a lot of weight, but not where I want to be as far as weight loss and lifestyle change.😊... Read more

  • Saturday

    6/25/2016 2:42:54 PM, by COOP9002

    we had to buy a new washer last night. now the fun comes with getting the old hoses off the tap in the wall. we've also been hearing some water running back in the wall, so it looks like it's time to call our landlord. oh well, what else are you supposed to do on a Saturday?... Read more

  • DO YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY?

    6/25/2016 2:06:33 PM, by GENRE009

    DO YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY? To many this idea seems to be just a fantasy. It seems like it is based on so many things that go into making our lives what they are. I know many of you have traveled harder roads than mine because from the start you may have been abused. After experiencing such hardsh... Read more

  • SPOILER...Plan of Salvation

    6/25/2016 11:55:38 AM, by JLAMING263

    Russell M. Nelson In Gods eternal plan, salvation is an individual matter; exaltation is a family matter.... Read more

  • June 25, I Kings 1:5-9

    6/25/2016 7:37:31 AM, by N_SPECT_R

    June 25, I Kings 1:5-9 Adonijah is setting himself up as king but there is a difference between this and what Absalom did. Adonijah was apparently the eldest living son and by logical succession would be the next king, David was old and apparently did not directly disapprove of Adonijah's a... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, June 25, 2016

    6/25/2016 7:36:16 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 25, 2016 VICTORY OVER DEATH Death is inevitable. It is certain for us all. Having victory over death seems impossible but it is not. The victory doesn't mean we will not one day die and leave this earth. The victory over death means will die and be transformed into bodies that will never d... Read more

  • Crowned with Goodness - Joel and Victoria

    6/25/2016 7:17:25 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "You crown the year with Your bounty and goodness..."(Psalm 65:11, AMP) The Lord has crowned your year with bounty and goodness! That means there is an abundant supply for whatever you may need spiritually, physically, emotionally and financially. He has also set up a syste... Read more

  • PSALM OF THE DAY ND MORE=6/25/2016=THIS IS GOD'S BLOG NOT MINE

    6/25/2016 6:09:22 AM, by RSSSLHB

    When I cry {untoThee} then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know, for God is for me. Psalm 56:9 {{KJB}} {{VERSES OF THE DAY}} ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''
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    '''''' But ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witn... Read more

  • Special June 25, 2016

    6/25/2016 12:46:14 AM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Jim and I had special plans for today, but they were changed when we got stuck in a 3 lane traffic jam on the freeway. After 90 minutes, we both changed our minds and when Jim got a chance, he found his way out of the mess and we went on to ... Read more

  • 6/24/16

    6/24/2016 9:20:13 PM, by RHOOK20047

    TGIF! Used to mean a lot to me. I decided today to start a project that I have been putting off for many years. Our disgusting basement. It leaks and I have been ignoring it for way to long. So since I had to replace a window down there and got so disgusted by how dirty we have let it become, ... Read more

  • Day 531/gout

    6/24/2016 8:52:21 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    24 What a crazy day! I had a very busy morning and then invited Aunt G over for lunch and to teach me about how to read a sewing pattern... I should have stuck with Google and Youtube. After she told my DD that she stank (she had just taken a shower and did not, in fact, smell bad), she did several ... Read more

  • Friday

    6/24/2016 4:55:02 PM, by COOP9002

    i did another funeral today for a relative of one of our members. he was a veteran who had some emotional struggles and scars from war and spent 25 years in the Veteran's home as a result. being a part of a military funeral is always impressive.... Read more

  • 20,160 minutes

    6/24/2016 10:27:32 AM, by GREEN-EYED-LADY

    After taking a LONG break from SP, I've been back to Sparking for 20,160 minutes. That's 336 hours. Or 14 days. Or 2 whole weeks. LOL I've made a LOT of progress in a short time. I've been alcohol-free for that entire time and tracked my food, eating lots of fresh fruits and veg... Read more

  • SPOILER...Lifelong learning

    6/24/2016 9:15:48 AM, by JLAMING263

    Robert D. Hales Education prepares you for better employment opportunities. It puts you in a better position to serve and to bless those around you. It will set you on a path of lifelong learning. It will strengthen you to fight against ignorance and error.... Read more

  • Melody of my teams...

    6/24/2016 8:28:21 AM, by LAGIRL0547

    Combination of some of my teams As I Look great feel great, I am Driven by faith, I will Keep walking with Jesus, I am More than Conquerors, studying His word keeps me Dancing to be beat of God, I am a Beautiful black queen, I am accepting my Christian accountability, speaking Positive Sparks, a... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, June 24, 2016

    6/24/2016 6:53:45 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 24, 2016 VICTORY OVER TEMPTATION Everyone in this world has been tempted one way or another. Temptation comes in many forms. It could be as small as being tempted to eat a piece of cake when we don't need to. It could be as big as stealing or cheating or even worse. Despite the temptations... Read more

  • PSALM OFTHE DAY AND MORE=6/24/2016=THIS IS GOD'S BLOG NOT MINE

    6/24/2016 6:07:03 AM, by RSSSLHB

    In God I praise His word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do to me. Psalm 56:4 {{KJB}} {{VERSES OF THE DAY}} Isaiah 13:6-11 {{KJB}} ************************ Howl ye; for the day of the LORD {is} at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty. V:6 ... Read more

  • Blessed Wherever You Go - Joel and Victoria

    6/24/2016 5:54:41 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all His commands...you will be blessed in the city and blessed in the country." (Deuteronomy 28:1-3, NIV) Do you want to experience more of God's blessing in your life? Living in obedience and integrity is the key tha... Read more

  • FREESTYLE FRIDAY- "YOU"

    6/24/2016 5:42:54 AM, by CIERAPOET

    HAPPY LAST FRIDAY IN JUNE BLESSED FRIENDS!!! 104 334 220 Hope you had a greater week! This poem excites me and I pray it will excite and ignite your hearts to RISE up and SHARE the Savior with ALL you see! He's WORTHY! Our GOD is AWESOME! YOU ... Read more

  • June 24, I Kings 1:1-4

    6/24/2016 5:08:29 AM, by N_SPECT_R

    June 24, I Kings 1:1-4 There's a certain level of humor in this and a level of practicality, not that it was right. I hope that if I ever get so old that a pretty young lady cant turn me on I just die. With David's history concerning women it's surprising but I suppose age does cause systems ... Read more

  • Unlocking the Key....

    6/24/2016 4:05:07 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All, Let's have a 250 Day Together and Weekend ahead... Remember, Consistency is the Key that Unlocks the Door to Success.... 306 Yes, We Can, as we.... 1, Set Goals that are Attainable 2. Keep Focused 3. Keep your Eyes on the Finishing Line 4. Keep ... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    6/24/2016 3:46:24 AM, by JUDITH316

    Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible. Corrie Ten Boom on Faith...... Read more

  • Bible Verse for Today

    6/24/2016 3:40:14 AM, by JUDITH316

    But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one. 2 Thessalonians 3:3 NKJV... Read more

  • Special Blessings-June 24, 2016

    6/24/2016 12:27:13 AM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Jim and I cleaned the house this morning. 2. After showers, we went to the coffee shop 3. I had some shopping to do, so we went to the grocery store and the Fruit & Nut Warehouse Store. 4. I did what laundry we had, which wa... Read more

  • 6/23/16

    6/23/2016 9:40:35 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Wow! I have found out once again what hot is. For the second day in a row we hit 100 degrees. After losing the weight, I didn't think that I was every able to be hot and sweaty like I used to. I had three showers today. I got up early to work outside for a while but we only got down to 84 last ... Read more

  • 6/23/16

    6/23/2016 9:40:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Wow! I have found out once again what hot is. For the second day in a row we hit 100 degrees. After losing the weight, I didn't think that I was every able to be hot and sweaty like I used to. I had three showers today. I got up early to work outside for a while but we only got down to 84 last ... Read more

  • A Much Better Day!!

    6/23/2016 9:19:18 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So I'm happy to report that I redeemed myself today after yesterday's eating. I almost didn't but I did so 244 and THANK GOD!! I ate 1533 calories today which puts me in my calorie range by the skin of my teeth 30 I must confess though that I didn't make perfect choices tod... Read more

  • Margaret Walters

    6/23/2016 5:39:49 PM, by COOP9002

    i drove to Sedalia this morning, and then officiated a funeral for Margaret Walters. She is my brother-in-law's mother, and was a precious woman. when i was youth minister at their church, she always enjoyed opening her home to the students. her husband has been dealing with some dementia the p... Read more

  • THE GREAT ENEMY TO DIETING-SUGAR /SUGAR IMPACT SECRETS

    6/23/2016 2:28:15 PM, by GENRE009

    I AM INTO DOING RESEARCH ON FOOD INTOLERANCES. AND THE AUTHOR (JJVIRGIN) TALKS ABOUT ALOT OF THINGS, AND HOW IT AFFECTS OUR GUTS, HEALTH. HERE SHE TALKS ABOUT HOW SUGAR IS YOUR GREATEST ENEMY; IN DIETING, HEALTH, AND IN YOUR GUT. ONE SODA A DAY OR JUICE INCREASES YOUR CHANGES BY 83% TO GET DIABETU... Read more

  • Waiting on the Lord!

    6/23/2016 10:30:01 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning Everyone, Wishing you a day filled with God's Blessings and Strength.... I encourage you to Wait on the Lord, as you do you will find renewed strength, vitality and vigor in Him... We need the Strength and Guidance of the Lord every day, in all areas of our lives,... Read more

  • Quote for the Day...

    6/23/2016 10:03:12 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for the Day...

    6/23/2016 9:58:19 AM, by JUDITH316

    But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 NKJV... Read more

  • Day 530/

    6/23/2016 7:21:18 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I am throwing out the cookies. I'll let the kids have some, but right now I can't have that trigger food in the house. Yes, I had some. Ugh! Why can't I not eat them!? DD's cake is no problem to say no to, I dislike much peppermint and it is oh-so minty. But the cookies must go. I usually let ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, June 23, 2016

    6/23/2016 6:47:11 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 23, 2016 GETTING THINGS DONE When others are not confident in what they do it affects them as well as the people around them. Lack of confidence keeps people from getting things done. We can help others become more confident. We can show them how to be more confident by sharing God's word ... Read more

  • Let Your Love Grow - Joel and Victoria

    6/23/2016 5:58:01 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "We ought always to thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing."(2 Thessalonians 1:3, NIV) God's desire is to see you grow and increase in every area of your life, e... Read more

  • PSALM OF THE DAY AND MORE=6/23/2016=THIS IS GOD'S BLOG NOT MINE

    6/23/2016 5:48:30 AM, by RSSSLHB

    What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee. Psalm 56:3 {{KJB}} {{VERSES OF THE DAY}} ****************************
    ** All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all . Isaiah 53:6 {{KJB}}... Read more

  • June 23, Joel 3:17-21

    6/23/2016 4:03:04 AM, by N_SPECT_R

    June 23, Joel 3:17-21 This is obviously a prophecy of times to come, a time when Israel will worship God and not have dealings with those who do not. A time when the enemies of Israel will be brought low and judged for their actions. Israel, or more specifically the Jewish people, is one of th... Read more

  • Special Blessings-June 23, 2016

    6/23/2016 12:14:06 AM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. I had time to spend the morning reading on my current book. This is my favorite way to start and end the day. 2. Jim and went shopping and ordered a new recliner for the living room. This will be for him because the one he was using d... Read more

  • 6/22/16

    6/22/2016 11:11:06 PM, by RHOOK20047

    A quiet day today. Got up early and worked outside for a couple of hours before it got too hot. By 10:00 it was 92 degrees and I knocked off shortly after that. We hit 100 with a heat index of 107 today. Two hours outside was enough for me. I was getting sick to my stomach so I stayed indoors t... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    6/22/2016 9:46:13 PM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Today

    6/22/2016 9:44:16 PM, by JUDITH316

    The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in From this time forth, and even forevermore. Psalm 121:7-8 NKJV... Read more

  • Home from Hospital....

    6/22/2016 9:42:17 PM, by JUDITH316

    Evening 524 my Friend's I had my surgery yesterday and it was successful in which I thank God. I felt and sensed the prayers of everyone, 304 all who prayed... Surgeon told me the kidney stone was very large and hard, no wonder I was in such pain for so long. I appreciate all your... Read more

  • Not My Best Day :(

    6/22/2016 9:09:16 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So after such a 250 day yesterday, today happened. Today actually started well for me. I got up at 4:10 a.m. and did my Insanity Max:30 workout and did great with that and then I did a 10 minute ab video that is also a part of the Max 30 program and a 10 minute ab video from... Read more

  • Busy week

    6/22/2016 2:50:43 PM, by COOP9002

    today is the prep day before two funerals. tomorrow I will travel back to Sedalia to officiate the funeral for my brother-in-law's mother. She died unexpectedly while going through a routine procedure at the hospital. on Friday, I will do a funeral for a gentleman whose pastor is out of town, so the... Read more

  • Moving right along

    6/22/2016 1:30:28 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Success! Out of nowhere my husband commented that my legs are really toned. I was thrilled. I have been doing some Spark exercise videos that I know are helpful. But, I believe the biggest thing is getting more than 10,000 steps each day for the past five months. I often include some jogging no... Read more

  • Day 529

    6/22/2016 8:57:34 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    24 I was going to go to Aunt G's today and learn how to read a pattern, but then she asked me to take her to the dentist. For those of you who don't know I have serious anxiety and driving is one of the things that makes me anxious. It was sprung upon me in such a manor that I couldn't think of an e... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    6/22/2016 6:40:09 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 22, 2016 VICTORY IN SUFFERING No one likes to suffer. To suffer means we have to endure pain. No one likes pain. However, when we are suffering for doing what is right, we can have victory knowing it pleases God. When we suffer for being a follower of God, we can know we will be the victor... Read more

  • Renew Your Mind Daily - Joel & Victoria

    6/22/2016 6:08:47 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ." (2 Corinthians 10:5, NIV) So many people today are not really enjoying their lives because of the condition of thei... Read more

  • PSALM OF THE DAY AND MORE=6/22/2016=THIS IS GOD'S BLOG NOT MINE

    6/22/2016 6:04:19 AM, by RSSSLHB

    The LORD that made Heaven and Earth bless thee out of Zion. Psalm 134:3 {{KJB}} {{VERSER OF THE DAY}} """"""""""""""""""""""""""""
    """"" And He saith unto them, Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men. Matthew 4:19 {KJB}}YES... Read more

  • June 22, Joel 3:9-16

    6/22/2016 4:51:15 AM, by N_SPECT_R

    June 22, Joel 3:9-16 In Isaiah 2 God says turn your swords to plowshares, here He says the opposite. There will someday be a time of universal peace but that time won't come until Christ returns. There will also be times of war when every able bodied person should prepare to fight. In this p... Read more

  • Pushing on!!

    6/22/2016 12:48:22 AM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, Today was a good day. Was it a perfect day? Heck no but I still consider it a win. So last night I perfectly planned out my meals for the day and had calories to spare and then today my day went NOTHING as planned. I woke up late and so my planned breakfast was out and then m... Read more

  • Special Blessings-June 22, 2016

    6/22/2016 12:12:54 AM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Today was a very quiet day for me today. I spent most of it reading and playing on my computer. After all the work I did yesterday, I truly enjoyed every minute of it. 2. A good friend that I met here on Sparks, has finally received a... Read more

  • 6/21/16

    6/21/2016 10:15:20 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well the meeting this morning with the recruiter was another waste of time. When she called yesterday she claimed that she had a list of jobs to go over with me, but at the meeting this morning, she said she will keep an eye out if any jobs match my abilities. At least I got an overpriced glass of... Read more

  • L-Methylfolate and MTHFR

    6/21/2016 10:56:58 AM, by JOANNAEDGE

    I was diagnosed with MTHFR within a few months after having my first stroke back in 2009. My neurologist tested me for everything to get a proper diagnoses and it turned out I had several major things wrong with me. Apparently, this one causes folate and folic acid to be block and not used properly.... Read more

  • Oh My

    6/21/2016 10:49:43 AM, by COOP9002

    today i drive to Sedalia, where we will have a small service to bury my Father's ashes. today would have been my parent's 60th wedding anniversary. my Mom chose this date a few months ago. last night my brother-in-law's mother died suddenly at the hospital. her funeral will be Thursday and I will be... Read more

  • SPOILER...Forgiveness

    6/21/2016 10:20:13 AM, by JLAMING263

    Dieter F. Uchtdorf Because we all depend on the mercy of God, how can we deny to others any measure of the grace we so desperately desire for ourselves? My beloved brothers and sisters, should we not forgive as we wish to be forgiven?... Read more

  • Love you just as you are

    6/21/2016 9:27:30 AM, by LAGIRL0547

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  • Day 528

    6/21/2016 7:57:52 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    128 Woke up late again today. I don't understand because I went to be early. But I was so comfy and in the middle of a good dream, and I just could not get out of bed. I was so groggy. I think going to bed early is a bad thing for me. So not going to do it tonight and see what happens tomorrow. Can'... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, June 21, 2016

    6/21/2016 6:35:08 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 21, 2016 VICTORY IN ENDURANCE It's easy to quit. It requires no extreme effort, no high skill and no difficult actions. How much easier could it be? However, if we want to endure and succeed in life, we need to be strong. We need to be focused. We need to be willing to do whatever it takes... Read more

  • One Blessing after Another - Joel and Victoria

    6/21/2016 6:24:39 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "From the fullness of His grace we have all received one blessing after another." (John 1:16, NIV) God wants to pour out His blessing and favor upon you each and every day. It says in the Psalms that He daily loads us with benefits. So many people miss out on all that God ha... Read more

  • PSALM OF THE DAY AND MORE=6/21/2016=THIS IS GOD'S BLOG NOT MINE

    6/21/2016 6:07:07 AM, by RSSSLHB

    Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD. Psalm 134:2 {{KJB}} {{VERSES OF THE DAY}} ****************************
    * From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand. Matthew 4:17 {{KJB}}... Read more

  • June 21, Joel 3:1-8

    6/21/2016 4:54:44 AM, by N_SPECT_R

    June 21, Joel 3:1-8 There's a lot here in these 8 verses. A prophecy of God judging all nations, this could refer to the end of days, when God judges all of mankind or it could be any one of a number of times when God brought His people back. Possibly a bit of each. Some things I find striki... Read more

  • Walking Through...

    6/21/2016 3:50:50 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning 524 Wishing you all a Blessed Tuesday...Surgery is today @ 11:00 am....Thank you all for your continued prayers for successful surgery and a speedy recovery and healing.... God has given us Hope & His Joy in our lives, the Joy of the Lord is our Strength... Yes i... Read more

  • Bible Verse for Today

    6/21/2016 3:44:21 AM, by JUDITH316

    God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds; Hebrews 1:1-2 NKJV ... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    6/21/2016 3:43:16 AM, by JUDITH316

    Either we are adrift in chaos or we are individuals, created, loved, upheld and placed purposefully, exactly where we are. Can you believe that? Can you trust God for that? Elisabeth Elliot on Trust ... Read more

  • The great Debate About & Against Scientologist /this is comedy

    6/21/2016 12:58:08 AM, by GENRE009

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  • 6/20/16

    6/21/2016 12:26:30 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Well tonight we took Dolly to meet Chopper and the meeting was disastrous! Dolly has never been aggressive or mean, but the first time CHopper playfully jumped on Dolly she turned Cujo on him. This happened twice in a 15 minute time period so we decided not to go with Chopper. I wasn't exactly fe... Read more

  • Special Blessings-June 21, 2016

    6/21/2016 12:19:01 AM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. I got the bedding all washed and changed today. I can't wait to climb between those sweet smelling sheets. 2. I did 2 other loads of laundry and it is all caught up now. 3. My brother called me today for one of our fun brother/si... Read more

  • Still trying to figure it all out!!

    6/20/2016 10:28:28 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So I've fallen behind on my blogging again and honestly it's because I've just had a rough few days eating wise and was not in any mood to blog about that. My stay within my calorie range challenge went well for about 8 days with me even losing 4 lbs but then I just lost my drive ... Read more

  • Our Father's Day weekend

    6/20/2016 8:33:28 PM, by IAMWINNING

    We attended our first "Dirtbags" tournament this past weekend. (Dirtbags is the name of my grandson's Mid-Atlantic baseball team). We left Thursday the 16th (our 47th anniversary) and came home today. Josh's team tied three games and lost one.....a real disappointment to me, because he plays so w... Read more

  • June 20, 2016

    6/20/2016 5:13:00 PM, by FITNESSGRAD

    I just want to thank all of the teams I lead and the teams I am a member of. I am just not happy without you! 211 Sometimes I do wonder if I am talking to myself. But every-once-in-a-while, a member does show up. It is worth it even if for only one member. 247 Since I tr... Read more

  • Every Bite Counts

    6/20/2016 1:25:32 PM, by HUNGRYWOMAN2

    Throughout my life my weight has gone up and down in cycles. I am currently in an upward spiral which I am trying desperately to curtail. There are many reasons for this, and many of them need to be treated professionally. However, the one thing I can control is what, when, and how I eat. Be... Read more

  • Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How Does Your Garden Grow ?

    6/20/2016 11:41:18 AM, by GREEN-EYED-LADY

    Last time I went to see my Ob/Gyn, she asked me, "Do you garden ?" I thought it was a strange question. What does that have to do with my reproductive organs? When I think of "garden", I think of the garden my son and daughter-in-law have on an acre of land, in which they grow all kinds o... Read more

  • Typical computer issues

    6/20/2016 10:59:24 AM, by COOP9002

    this computer stinks. Asus are the worst.... Read more

  • This week's check in

    6/20/2016 10:40:06 AM, by MREE777

    As of this morning: Down 18lbs 3" in chest 4.5" in waist 4" in hips What I've realized this week: I need to increase water. I need to cut back salt. Fruit isn't going to hurt me or my diet goals. Sugar alcohols are to be avoided. Stevia and splenda are acceptable. ... Read more

  • If I Should Die Before I wake . . . .

    6/20/2016 9:06:43 AM, by GREEN-EYED-LADY

    Ever hear the song "Enter Sandman" by Metallica ? In it they recite a prayer my mother used to say before I went to bed when I was a little girl. Now I lay me down to sleep I pray the Lord, my soul to keep If I should die before I wake I pray the Lord, my soul to take That used ... Read more

  • SPOILER...Service

    6/20/2016 8:32:40 AM, by JLAMING263

    "Even in the midst of great personal sorrow and pain, our Exemplar reached out to bless others. His was not a life focused on the things he did not have. It was a life of reaching out in service to others." Howard W. Hunter... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, June 20, 2016

    6/20/2016 6:39:28 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    June 20, 2016 SPIRITUAL VICTORY There are some victories we can attain on our own. We may work hard and train to run a marathon. We may practice cooking daily to enter a recipe contest. We may relentlessly work at our goals to move ahead in our career. These, of course, are worldly victories. H... Read more

  • PSALM OF THE DAY AND MORE=620/2016=THIS IS GOD'S BLOG NOT MINE

    6/20/2016 6:25:28 AM, by RSSSLHB

    BEHOLD, BLESS ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD. Psalm 134:1 {{KJB}} {{VERSES OF THE DAY}} ****************************
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    '''''''''''''''''''''''' And after threescore and tw... Read more

  • Grace for Today - Joel and Victoria

    6/20/2016 6:17:05 AM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "Give us this day our daily bread..."(Matthew 6:11, NKJ) Grace is God's supernatural empowerment and unmerited favor on your life. All throughout scripture, we see God giving daily grace, power, and provision to His people. For example, when the people of Israel were in the... Read more

  • Day 527/ 62 Pound Goal

    6/20/2016 5:48:51 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Blood sugar is back down to normal at 124 this morning. Whew! I started on Juice Plus+ gummies a few days ago, I'm so tired of taking the capsules, so I ordered gummies! Together they are a total of 90 calories for all of them. Yikes! I was not expecting that, but I didn't count the calories ti... Read more

  • Onward and Forward We Go...

    6/20/2016 5:07:48 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All, Wishing you all a great day and week ahead... Let's push forward on our journey together aiming to be the best we can be and meet some goals along the way! 386 381 We Can Do This Together with God's Strength... 220... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    6/20/2016 4:44:30 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Today..

    6/20/2016 4:42:19 AM, by JUDITH316

    Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.... Read more

  • June 20, Joel 2:28-32

    6/20/2016 4:06:47 AM, by N_SPECT_R

    June 20, Joel 2:28-32 This prophecy is quoted by Peter in Acts 2:17 and he refers to the Holy Spirit filling the people on Pentecost. In all of the translations I looked at, verse 28 says 'afterward', but after what? After the people repent? After the messiah comes? After the Holy Spirit co... Read more

  • Special Blessings-June 20, 2016

    6/20/2016 12:08:31 AM, by KATHYJO56

    Today I am especially blessed for the following: 1. Jim loved his Father's Day. We had a great time and it was a very beautiful Summer day. 2. I loved talking to my Dad on the phone this afternoon. He has been reminiscing a lot lately and he was doing that today. Of course, I can't th... Read more

  • 6/19/16

    6/19/2016 10:09:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Although, it was a nice trip to my son's there is so much truth to there's no place like home. We had a doggie that was very happy to see us. And on the dog front, we are going to look at one tomorrow night, and taking Dolly to see if they get along. His name is Chopper because he has a overbite,... Read more

  • Honoring Fathers - Joel and Victoria

    6/19/2016 9:32:49 PM, by JOHNWBROCKSR777

    Today's Scripture: "The glory of children are their fathers." (Proverbs 17:6, KJV) Fathers play such an important roll in the lives of their children. Fathers pour confidence, hope, love, and security into them and in turn, their children reflect that. It's one way of showing honor. In the nat... Read more

  • Happy fathers day

    6/19/2016 4:41:42 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Happy fathers day to all fathers, uncle, grandfathers, foster dads and anyone who has impacted a boy, girl, man, or woman in a positive way!😊👌👏✔... Read more

  • Father's Day

    6/19/2016 4:06:22 PM, by COOP9002

    Hopefully all of you dads are having a great day. Blessings upon each of you.... Read more

  • SPOILER...Family

    6/19/2016 1:35:31 PM, by JLAMING263

    L. Tom Perry Second only to the title of husband is that of father. Next to eternal life, the greatest of all gifts that our Father in heaven can bestow on a man is the opportunity of being blessed with sons and daughters. And,I might add; GRAND FATHER (Jim's comment)... Read more

  • Special Poem: What is a Father....

    6/19/2016 11:19:39 AM, by JUDITH316

    What is a Father A Father is loving and kind A Father provides for his family A Father listens to us A Father makes time for us He is a source of strength and support He shows his children an understanding heart Our Fathers are God's gift to us Happy Father's Day & God... Read more

  • Father's Day Reflections...

    6/19/2016 11:16:20 AM, by JUDITH316

    Wishing all my Brother's in Christ who are Father's a very a...nd blessed Sunday as you celebrate Father's Day with your Families.... Happy Father's Day to all our Dad's here... May your day be blessed abundantly as we celebrate the special Men in our lives, Fathers, Grandfathers, U... Read more

  • Remembering my Dad on Father's Day

    6/19/2016 11:11:08 AM, by JUDITH316

    Remembering my Beloved Dad on Fathers Day It has been almost 1 year since Dad was called home to be with Jesus, he passed on July 14, 2015 at Bethell Hospice in Inglewood, Ontario with his loving and caring wife, Carole (Edgar), by his side. Today in Honor and Tribute to Dad who lived a ... Read more

  • Bible Verses for Sunday

    6/19/2016 11:09:11 AM, by JUDITH316

    Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word, Ephesians 5:25-26 NKJV Psalm 127:3 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a rewa... Read more

  • HELPING WITH MEMORIES OF FATHERS

    6/19/2016 10:14:35 AM, by GENRE009

    Please leave your comments on the next blog page please, thanks, eva. HELPING WITH MEMORIES OF FATHERS/ HEALING PAIN/ & LOVING WHO FATHERS ARE www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_p
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