SparkPeople Ladies in Fellowship Together (L.I.F.T.) Team Messageboard Christian women of faith, fellowship and action. Join us! (Click on team pic & enjoy) SparkPeople Ladies in Fellowship Together (L.I.F.T.) Team Messageboard Did you get your Praise on? Oh Yes for He is worthy to bet praise for God is and always be <BR> Faithful While I'm Waiting By Jon Waller Wed, 9 Apr 2014 17:02:46 EST Spark Points Today 7 <em>347</em> Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:52:47 EST Healthy Tipss I have just discovered a Herbal Coffee that is Caffeine Free <BR> Good for those who have to get away for coffee because of the <BR> caffeine. it is teeccinp my husband bought for me I have the Vanilla Nut <BR> medium roast I have really been wanting to try this. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:47:55 EST WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: Matthew 11:28-30 Matthew 11:28-30 <BR> <BR> " Come to me; all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me. for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light." Sun, 30 Mar 2014 09:44:14 EST Weekly BIBLE VERSE: Psalm 19:7-11 Psalm 19:7-11 <BR> <BR> The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statues of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple. The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes. The fear of the LORD is pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of the LORD are sure and altogether righteous. They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey; than honey from the comb. By them is ... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:28:23 EST WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: John 16:33 John 16:33 NIV <BR> <BR> " I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:12:24 EST WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: John 8:32, 38 John 8:32 & 38 <BR> <BR> You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you FREE!! Therefore if the Son makes you FREE, you shall be FREE indeed! Wed, 5 Mar 2014 17:55:17 EST Weekly Bible Verse Zephaniah 3:17 Zephaniah 3:17 <BR> <BR> The LORD your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:22:58 EST WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE: Romans 12:1-2 Romans 12:1-2 NKJV <BR> <BR> I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. <BR> And DO NOT be conformed to this world,. but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is good and acceptable and perfect will of God. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:06:07 EST Weekly Bible Verse 2 Corinthians 9:8 2 Corinthians 9:8 NKJV <BR> <BR> God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have abundance for every good work. Fri, 7 Feb 2014 16:45:23 EST A to Z Game A is for Almighty! Tue, 4 Feb 2014 10:51:45 EST Bible Study: EVE <BR> <BR> READ GENESIS 2:18.20 <BR> <BR> QUESTION: <BR> WHAT WAS ADAM'S SITUATION, WHAT NEED DID HE HAVE?0000000000000 <BR> <BR> Mon, 3 Feb 2014 20:18:44 EST Weekly Bible Verse Ephesians 5:15-17 PH Ephesians 5:15-17; PH <BR> <BR> Live Life, then, with a due sense of responsibility, not as [women] who do not know the meaning and [purpose] of life but as those who do. Make the best use of your time, despite all the evils of these days. Don't be vague but grasp firmly what you know to be the will of the Lord. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:56:45 EST Encourage One Another Today! <em>380</em> <em>381</em> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:50:03 EST That Special Dress, Jeans or What You Like To Wear having a little trouble fitting into that Special Dress or a pear of Jeans <BR> or may your clothes just fit a little to snug. Let's take action together <BR> and work on it. <BR> <BR> Any workout you do, post it and lets encourage one another along the <BR> way. <BR> <BR> I started Shawn T, T25 and I am here to tell you I am feeling it and now <BR> my husband and i will be working out this afternoon for 25 min. this is my <BR> second week and I am feeling pretty good. <BR> <BR> come and... Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:43:36 EST Weekly Bible Verse JOHN 14:27 NKJV <BR> <BR> John 14:27 <BR> Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:40:02 EST DAILY BIBLE READING, WHAT'S YOURS? I AM DOING A STUDY IN REVELATION <BR> AS WELL AS A COUPLE OF DEVOTIONS Mon, 6 Jan 2014 18:38:43 EST Weekly Bible Verse: PSALM 31:3 NKJV <BR> Psalm 31:3 <BR> <BR> You are my rock and my fortress; Therefore, for your name's sake, Lead me and guide me. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:00:19 EST Weekly Bible Verse: LUKE 2: 8-14 NIV Luke 2:8-14 <BR> <BR> And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them and they were terrified. But the angel said to them," Do not be afraid, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people. Today in the town of David a savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. This will be a sign to you; you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and... Sun, 22 Dec 2013 13:01:42 EST Jesus: What doES He Mean to You! He is the Bright and Morning Star! Sat, 14 Dec 2013 18:05:27 EST Weekly Bible Verse ISAIAH 1:18 NIV <BR> <BR> Isaiah 1:18 <BR> <BR> "Come now, let us reason together," says the LORD. "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool." <BR> <BR> Praise the Lord for our Blessed Savior!! Sat, 14 Dec 2013 10:40:30 EST Weekly Bible Verse: ISAIAH 9:6 Isaiah 9:6 <BR> <BR> " For us a child is born,to us a son is given, and the government will be called on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." Mon, 2 Dec 2013 12:39:39 EST God is good hi my name is Valerie, and I read this in my worship this morning. "Loving others helps them to love God." Soren Kierkegaard Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:39:12 EST WELCOME TO GIRLFRIENDS IN GOD November 13, 2013 <BR> God is not in the Coincidence Business <BR> Sharon Jaynes <BR> <BR> Today’s Truth <BR> <BR> And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose (Romans 8:28, NIV). <BR> <BR> Friend to Friend <BR> <BR> I’ve already mentioned this week how much I love the book of Ruth. Divine providence is behind every twist and turn in the story of Ruth—the famine that led the family to Moab, the marriages to Moab... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:10:17 EST Weekly Bible Verse 2Corinthians 10:4-5 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 <BR> <BR> "The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretention that sets itself up against the knowledge of God and we take captive EVERY thought to make it obedient to Christ" Sat, 9 Nov 2013 13:07:45 EST One A Day Vitamin Do you sometimes feel run down well stop the <BR> dreary feelings with One A Day Vitamin in the <BR> Word of God. <BR> <BR> Anxious? Take Vitamin A. <BR> <BR> "And we know that All things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose." (Romans 8:28) Wed, 6 Nov 2013 14:11:51 EST Weekly Bible Verse: Matthew 6:34 Matthew 6:34 (TLB) <BR> <BR> "So don't be anxious about tomorrow. God will take care of your tomorrow too. Live one day at a time." Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:18:51 EST DID YOU KNOW THAT....?? We play this on another team and it is a lot of fun to share facts, get to know each other better. I'll start and then you tell us your DYKT. And just check in daily with your DYKT. <BR> <BR> So DYKT I haven't bought any Halloween Candy this season? Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:22:53 EST Have You Spin the Wheel? 5 <em>347</em> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 18:51:00 EST Ladies How Has God Bless you This Day? Awe He has given me Joy down in my sanctified soul this day. <em>224</em> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 18:50:00 EST Weekly Bible Verse: Joshua 1:9 Joshua 1:9 <BR> <BR> Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go. Wed, 9 Oct 2013 09:50:31 EST W.I.N. 10/7 - 10/12 W.I.N. <BR> <BR> W = Water (7 + glasses )--10 pts.daily <BR> <BR> Monday: <BR> Tuesday <BR> Wednesday: <BR> Thursday: <BR> Friday: 10 <BR> Saturday: <BR> <BR> I = IGNITE YOUR BODY - (20 minute exercise workout - your choice)--10 pts.daily <BR> <BR> Monday: 10 <BR> Tuesday <BR> Wednesday: <BR> Thursday: <BR> Friday: 10 <BR> Saturday:10 <BR> <BR> N = Nutrition (5 fruits/veggies a day)--10 pts.daily <BR> <BR> Monday: 10 <BR> Tuesday: 10 <BR> Wednesday: <BR> Thursday: 10 <BR> Friday: 10 <BR... Tue, 8 Oct 2013 06:06:18 EST NEED TO LET OF SOME STEAM S.T.O.P. HERE THERE ARE TIMES WHEN THINGS GET TO US STOP HERE AND LET US <BR> ENCOURAGE YOU THROUGH. <em>246</em> Fri, 4 Oct 2013 14:04:56 EST Who or What Made You Smile Today! Just glad to be here and happy in my soul! <em>224</em> Thu, 3 Oct 2013 13:02:22 EST Daily Devotions, Come and Share Yours A Quiet Walk <BR> <BR> <BR> October 2 <BR> <BR> 1 Corinthians 2 <BR> <BR> When Paul ministers to the Corinthians, he relies on the work of the Holy Spirit. <BR> <BR> INSIGHT <BR> <BR> When we speak, teach, or preach to the unsaved, we are not speaking to those who are merely blindfolded; we are speaking to those who are blind. It is not as though we can appeal to them to remove their blindfolds. Rather, we must appeal to the Lord to remove their blindness through the power o... Wed, 2 Oct 2013 11:33:52 EST Rockin Body,Jane Fonda,Walki ng,Jogging, Workout! Its time to move and grove, lets do this together!! Tue, 1 Oct 2013 23:01:29 EST Weekly Bible Verse: Psalm 89:15-16 It's important that we stay in the word. I thought it would be cool to have a weekly Bible verse to reflect on each week. Please share your thoughts on the verse. Maybe this verse touched you or has been your rock in the past. Each week I will be posting a new verse. It is my hope and prayer that you all will be blessed. <BR> <BR> Psalm 89:15-16 <BR> Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence o LORD. They rejoice in your name all day long; they ... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:39:50 EST W.I.N. Challenge 9/28--10/5 W.I.N. <BR> <BR> W = Water (7 + glasses )--10 pts.daily <BR> <BR> Monday: <BR> Tuesday <BR> Wednesday: <BR> Thursday: <BR> Friday: <BR> Saturday: <BR> <BR> I = IGNITE YOUR BODY - (20 minute exercise workout - your choice)--10 pts.daily <BR> <BR> Monday: <BR> Tuesday <BR> Wednesday: <BR> Thursday: <BR> Friday: <BR> Saturday: <BR> <BR> N = Nutrition (5 fruits/veggies a day)--10 pts.daily <BR> <BR> Monday: <BR> Tuesday <BR> Wednesday: <BR> Thursday: <BR> Friday: <BR> Saturday: <BR> <BR> P... Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:10:36 EST Ways to Help (LIFT) Others Post ways that we can help others. Either here on sparkpeople or in our daily lives. Sometimes, just small acts of kindness can mean so much to others. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:27:14 EST Chain Reaction Each player posts two words that go together, but he must use the second word that the last player posted and a new word that he thinks of himself. For example, "French bread," "bread pudding," "pudding cake." <BR> <BR> So here goes..... <BR> <BR> night time <BR> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:24:48 EST Just To Let You Know.... <em>215</em> Just to let know.... <BR> <BR> Leaving in a little while.....I will be away for 3 days. I wish each of you a good week. See you when I get back! Sun, 15 Sep 2013 13:48:36 EST Check in if you Got your 8 Cups of H20 In!! Spark people and other health and fitness magazines and sites all tell us how important is to get in those 8 cups of water in. Especially get that water in during and after a workout!! <BR> Check in with a smiley or emoticon of your choice to reward your accomplishment!! <BR> <BR> Of course nothing compares to the Living water of Jesus Christ! Spend Time with Him! Thu, 5 Sep 2013 13:43:09 EST Grateful to be... I am a newbie to this kind of cyber-based organization, and I shall do my best to find my way as a Spark person <em>30</em> in this Spark Team. I am 60 years young and a Believer <em>88</em> . I have experienced various eating disorders throughout my life, and strive for daily victory using the 12 Steps, Scripture and other tools, tips and methods <em>104</em> . I adhere to the slogan, "One day at a time" because it seems so easy to complicate things, especially in the realm of fo... Fri, 9 Aug 2013 15:57:34 EST One Healthy Choice I made today is.... Even one health choice a day helps us reach our goals. It gives us the confidence to build upon each choice. A healthy thing can be a healthy meal, exercise, cooking healthy, and even choices like didn't procrastinate, spent time taking care of personal need (pampering self), Being kind to others even when they weren't kind to you, building healthy relationships, spiritual goals. Just share what healthy choice you made today. <BR> <BR> Even if you are in a dark space there is always at least... Tue, 6 Aug 2013 12:22:47 EST New to Sparks Just started with Sparks today and I looked for a group of Christians for support and fellowship. <BR> I'm 65 years old, a retired RN that now works part-time as a library assistant. I have 3 grown children, 6 grandchildren with a 7th on the way in December. <BR> I am active in my local church, love the Lord, and am looking forward to getting to know the other members. Thu, 1 Aug 2013 08:45:36 EST Share a Christian Music Video Here is your opportunity to post a link to a music video of your liking that is encouraging, uplifting and means alot to you at the time that you post it. I realize we all have different types of Christian/Gospel music that we like. Our tastes vary from contemporay, traditional, southern gospel, hymns, etc. Only consideration asked, is that it be Christian. <BR> <BR> What do you like or what is on your mind today that gets your spirit to moving with the love of God? Sat, 27 Jul 2013 22:17:30 EST Change One Letter of the Four Letter Word You have a four letter word (ex.Tail), change one letter to form a new word (ex. Tail becomes Pail). Lets begin! <BR> <BR> Find Sat, 13 Jul 2013 23:07:27 EST Who/what is your Fave Christian Music Artist/song? Hi y'all! I love Contemporary Christian music and was wondering what y'all like. I know there are so many types and or bands/artists. Just curious as to your liking. <BR> <BR> My fave bands are Newsboys (LOVE the song God's Not Dead), Building 429, and Tenth Avenue North. These are just a few. I also like Barlow Girl and Nichole Nordeman (spell?) <BR> <BR> What about you? <em>41</em> <em>335</em> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 12:39:38 EST Double Letter Words A-Z Post words alphabetically with double letter doodle, puff etc. Tue, 2 Jul 2013 18:38:40 EST Just New I look forward to being part of this team, but am very new to sparkpeople. With practice I should get this. Tue, 2 Jul 2013 14:56:02 EST Excited Hi, I am so excited to find this team, and am so looking forward to sharing and fellow shipping with sisters in the Lord. I am a single mom of 2 great teenagers and live in a very small town in Wyoming. Looking forward to getting to know you all. Mon, 1 Jul 2013 01:41:30 EST New and just saying hello Hi everyone. I am new to this team. I have stalled at 44 lbs lost and struggling to lose the final 19. Because faith is the foundation of my life, I felt this might be a good forum to join. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:28:41 EST Name 3 Here, we're going to name three things (it can be almost anything) that the last poster asks and then leave our own "Name three...' question for the next person. <BR> <BR> Name three of your favorite fruits...... Tue, 25 Jun 2013 23:12:11 EST Emoticon Your Feelings/Day Sometimes, we just don't have time or feel like chatting. So, post an emoticon to tell how your day is, you feel etc. Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:31:46 EST L.I.F.T. Someone with a Random Rose For some time, I have been sending a rose sparkgoodie to someone that I don't know. Like someone on a team that you're on, but, you haven't contacted. Or, have read a blog and they need encouragement. Use your own judgement, rose for the ladies and smiley face or whatever for the men. <BR> <BR> Come back and post....the emoticon that you left. Sat, 8 Jun 2013 18:50:25 EST Name the Team We are in the process of changing the name of the team. Here is the place for you to put your suggestions..or if you would can send me an email. <BR> <BR> The person with the winning name selected will receive a team goodie. Mon, 27 May 2013 20:27:59 EST Bible Trivia Let's see how we do with this for a while. <BR> <BR> 1. Is the book of 2 Colossians in the Old or New Testament or neither? <BR> 2. From Genesis 4:26 who was Adam's youngest son? Ishmael, Cain, Abel, Seth <BR> 3. In John 11;16, who also was called Didymus? Simon Peter, Thomas, Silas, Judas <BR> 4. Which book has the longest line in the Bible at 89 words? Psalms, Proverbs, Esther, Revelation Mon, 27 May 2013 11:26:49 EST Books of the Bible (scramble) Being familiar with the books of the Bible is great. But, let's see how good we are with the letters scrambled. <BR> <BR> Both Old & New Testament will be included. Wed, 22 May 2013 21:57:12 EST When Feeling Down....what do you do? We all have days of feeling down sometimes, very down. What do you do or could you do that might help. Share here. Your answer(s) might be just what someone else needs today. <em>247</em> Wed, 22 May 2013 21:52:08 EST Goals This is a place where you can post your goals - weight loss, healthy habits, spiritual goals, fitness goals etc. You can also post steps you are taking to reach your goals and progress made toward your goals. <em>306</em> Mon, 13 May 2013 08:10:36 EST When to Watch Over Our Marriage Please don't misunderstand. <BR> <BR> I trust my husband. Implicitly. <BR> <BR> Quite honestly, he's never given me any reason to doubt him. So you can see why it caught him off-guard when I voiced my concern. <BR> <BR> I told him I was uneasy about the lunch plans he had for that day. He was meeting one of his clients at The Gallery where they serve up some of the best fajitas in our small town. It was the usual kind of appointment, nothing special. As a literary agent, he often meets wit... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:17:08 EST Words that Begin and End with the Same Letter Words that begin and end with the same letter. <BR> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:59:32 EST Have You Eaten Your FROG Today? We all want to reach our goals...BUT! <BR> We all have this "little habit"...PROCRASTINATION! <BR> <BR> Who's responsible? <BR> He's your worst enemy... <em>201</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Go to this link and watch the video / listen carefully... <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> What is your frog and have you eaten your FROG today? Mon, 1 Apr 2013 20:01:16 EST Book discussion Any interest in discussing a book together on this team? Something for christian weight loss like Made to crave or Weigh Down? A book that would encourage us to turn to God instead of food. I hope this is the right place to ask about this, if it isn't let me know for my next idea. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 06:01:59 EST Other Websites of Interest Post names and/or links to other websites that you find helpful and interesting. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:01:44 EST Let Us Help You Celebrate.... If you'd like us to help you celebrate your birthday, wedding anniversary, Sparkversary, or any other special date, please post it to this thread. Be sure to include your name, the date, and what you are celebrating! Tue, 26 Mar 2013 11:39:27 EST Noah's Ark---A-Z Post any animal....alphabetically. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 11:37:57 EST What R U Thankful 4...Makes U Smile We constantly are hearing bad, depressive things on the television, in the newspapers, magazines and on the internet, etc. <BR> <BR> Think it's about time that we try to remember what to be thankful for...or makes us happy and smile. <BR> <BR> What makes you smile, when you think about it? Sat, 23 Mar 2013 19:00:02 EST Prayer Corner We all know that we need prayer in our lives daily. Post any request that you have here. We are here to help in any way that we can....and prayer is a definite help. <BR> <BR> What are your needs today? <em>458</em> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:55:41 EST Religious/ /Spiritual Acronyms Definition: A word formed by using the initials of a phrase or other groups of words. <BR> <BR> Let's see how many or what we can come up with. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:46:13 EST Name of Person or Place in the Bible A-Z Post a name of someone or place in the Bible.....alphabetically. <BR> <BR> Let's see how we do! Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:43:08 EST Answer....then Ask..... Let's try something different for a few days. I'll start it off by asking a question. The next poster answers that question and asks one of their own. The next poster answers that question and asks one of their own and so on. <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:32:56 EST Alphabetical Foods Post any food....alphabetically! <BR> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:31:39 EST What Physical Activity Did You Do Today? We all realize that we need to move. Sometimes, due to different reasons, we can't always do a lot. ...but, it all counts...even if a small amount. Post what kind of activity you did today. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:29:09 EST Share Your Scripture Verses or Quotes Post a quote, scripture, etc. that you like. It might be just what someone else needs to hear today. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:07:14 EST Heart 2 Heart (Chat) A place to relax and share what we are doing, how we feel ...please stop by...if only for a second. Sat, 23 Mar 2013 17:57:10 EST