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II Cor 4:16-17 "Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary but what is unseen is eternal."

Food is temporary , our bodies are temporary, they are seen. We are outwardly wasting away...what matters is what's inside! Also, what matters are the changes we are making on the inside, not wether we look "perfect"

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Success Declaration written by Jewel Diamond Taylor

I am breathing in new health, gratitude, peace and strength. I have the
tenacity to solve my challenges and create my goals. I declare and
decree that I am a conqueror, victorious, wise, successful and blessed.

I am covered by the Lord’s sovereign power, peace and provision to
endure any challenges, enjoy life and excel in my purpose. I feel worthy
of receiving respect, peace, love and the abundant life.

I follow through on what I start. I am worthy, loving and capable of
achieving my personal definition of success. This is a brand new day
to live without apology and to live with gratitude, courage, hope, love,
self-control and faith. I am growing each day with inner strength to
overcome the challenges of life.

Iím learning everyday to forgive myself and draw emotional boundaries
around those who have hurt me as I release my anger and forgive
them. I am taking better care of myself. When I experience the "joy
stealers" of depression, guilt, low self-esteem, clutter, fear, doubt,
temptation or procrastination ... I am willing to recognize and resolve
my unhealthy patterns. I can come out of any cave of dark depression
and into the light to enjoy the many blessings and promises of God for
me and my family.

Iím learning that all relationships are teachers. I am developing wise
judgment and boundaries to know which people in my life are the lifters
and which ones are the leaners. I am using my time, talent and
treasures in better ways because I realize that each day is a gift.
Today I am focused on my goals and priorities because I am learning
how to keep the main thing...THE MAIN THING!

I can say “no” to unnecessary demands of my time, money and energy.

I can say “yes” to; God, success, my destiny and my well-being.

I am open to receive "unusual blessings of favor."

I am too blessed to be stressed. I see and feel something new in myself
and in those around me. My possibilities and potential for success are
unlimited.

I am discovering the truth that sets me free to be more
whole, relaxed, trusting, active and optimistic.

I am always in the right place at the right time with the right outlook. My very presence
impacts others in a positive way.

I am attracting into my life people and circumstances to take my life to the next level of awareness and abundance. Those things that use to tempt and tear me apart, no
longer hold so much power over me because I am learning each day
how to stay in the light of Godís power, peace, protection, provision
and a positive state of mind. This is a brand new day and I will be
glad in it. Yes, there will be issues out of my control and yet
opportunities to grow in my faith and courage. No matter what
challenges or changes I must face today, this is the day the Lord has
made. All my needs are met.

I am still here and there is nothing that is going to happen today that my God and I together canít handle.

I will do my best to reduce my stress and until further notice...God is in
charge.

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Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Father God,


Thank you Lord!
I thank you for this team, for all of its members and for what you will do in their lives, I thank you for SP and its founders and its staff. Thank you for TODAY, another chance.

Lord,
Give the ONE DAY AT A TIME team, all the physical/emotional strength needed to tackle down all obstacles we struggle with daily; unhealthy eating habits and procastination. Equip us with the will power to SAY NO to temptations, and to only consume that which is nurturing to our bodies. Give us energy to at least complete 30 minutes of exercise TODAY.

We need you Lord to defeat and overcome all of the Giants in our lives TODAY, that are making us unhealthy, overweight, obese, morbidly obese. We can't do it without you. Amen

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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" GOD IS MY STRENGTH VISION IS HIS GIFT"

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Sharing from member SunnyArizona's blog.


Fifth Grade Assignment


A fifth grade teacher in a Christian school asked her class to look at TV commercials and see if they could use them in 20 ways to communicate ideas about God.

Here are some of the results: scroll down. Wouldn't this be great if it was taught in every school.

God is like.
BAYER ASPIRIN
He works miracles.

God is like.
A FORD
He's got a better idea..

God is like.
COKE
He's the real thing.

God is like.
HALLMARK CARDS
He cares enough to send His very best..

God is like.
TIDE
He gets the stains out others leave behind. ....

God is like.
GENERAL ELECTRIC
He brings good things to life.

God is like.
WAL-MART
He has everything.

God is like.
ALKA-SELTZER
Try Him, you'll like Him

God is like.
SCOTCH TAPE
You can't see Him, but you know He's there.

God is like..
DELTA
He's ready when you are.

God is like.
ALLSTATE
You're in good hands with Him.

God is like.
VO-5 Hair Spray ;
He holds through all kinds of weather

God is like.
DIAL SOAP
Aren't you glad you have Him? Don't you wish everybody did?

God is like
The U.S. POST OFFICE
Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet nor ice will keep Him from
His appointed destination.

God is like.
Chevrolet. .. . .the heart beat of America

God is like
Maxwell House. .... .
Good to the very last drop

God is like.
B o u n t y . . .. .
He is the quicker picker upper. . Can handle the tough jobs. ...
And He won't fall apart on you

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Teach Me Self Control

Dear God,
Your Word teaches that when we truly experience Your saving grace,
we find the power to say no to wasteful passions
and to live self-controlled and productive lives.
But how much I need Your help
to overcome my laziness and self-deception.
Teach me and change me, Lord.
I want to become more self-controlled.
Today it seems that self-indulgence is the drug of choice on every corner.
But I don't want my appetites to dominate my life!
You promise to live powerfully through me
so that I might love You and serve others.
Now show me how to build the walls of self-control and restraint around my life.
I relinquish my rebellious will, which robs me
of the self-control You want me to choose.
Thank You for helping me today.
Amen.

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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One day at a time, I can live a full life, with the Lord at my side to show me the way... He gives me the strength to keep doing what's right and find peace and serenity every new day.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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Amen

God first
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Help Me Not Cheat

Dear God,
I don't like that word "cheat"!
How ridiculous of me
to think that I can somehow get ahead
by committing fraud against myself.
Show me if there is a problem
in my approach to dieting
that makes cheating seem worthwhile.
If so, I want to change that, Lord.
I want to feel clean and whole
and honest through and through.
I don't want to cheat myself
or others or You.
Today I pray to hunger for integrity
in my deepest being.
May I automatically reject the idea
of dishonesty in any form,
be it little white lies, secret binges,
or false flattery from others.
I want to be reliable and
honest with little things
so that You might trust me
with the big things.
But I need Your help.
You are "the way and the truth
and the life" (John 14:6),
and I'm counting on You. Amen.



Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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God first
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Repair What Is Broken in Me

Dear God,
I know that with You
nothing is impossible.
But sometimes my life
feels like an impossible project.
Old wounds, crumbled dreams, and
missed opportunities litter my path.
Some of me lies in ruins.
Some things feel as if
they can never be fixed.
But You are a relentless redeemer, Lord.
Even now You are kneeling
in the rubble of my life,
looking for ways to turn bad to good,
to restore what is broken,
to renew what is worn out,
to revive what is dying or dead.
Today I invite You,
builder of temples, healer of hearts,
to have your way in repairing
what is broken in me
until that day when I leave
this damaged home
and I become perfect in Yours.
Amen.

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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Show Me the Path

Dear God,
I admit that I have come to both love
and hate the word "diet."
On the one hand, it represents hope for change.
On the other, it's like a sign flashing "Failure ahead!"
I don't want to embark on another faulty plan, Lord.
I want to embark on a journey with You
that is led by You and depends on Your power.
I can do nothing on my own!
Show me the path that will enable me to change.
Show me, as only You can,
what works for me, what is healthy for me.
I want to think of this venture in positive terms, Lord--
not that I am signing up to be miserable or in want.
I want to learn to feed my body what it truly needs when it truly needs it.
And to feed my soul with the Bread of Life--You!
Today I place my future, my failures, my setbacks,
all of my hopes and plans into Your hands.
There alone will I find meaning
and true success in my life.
Amen.

I Praise You for My Body

Dear God,
As You know, some days I wish
I looked different than I do.
How good it is to be reminded, Lord,
that You had me--exactly this me--
in mind long before I came to exist!
So today I present myself to You
with a grateful heart.
Help me to be a good steward of my body.
Because You designed it,
I want to celebrate, nurture, and respect it.
By Your power at work in me,
I praise You for every molecule, gene, and freckle!
Amen.

from cyberrecovery.net

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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FATHER,

I PRAY THAT YOU GIVE US ALL ENERGY THAT WE CAN GET THROW ARE DAY. AND HELP US TO CHOSE WHAT IS RIGHT FOR US TO EAT ,DRINK AND BE HEALTHY.LORD I ASK FOR YOUR POWER AND LOVE TO WASH OVER USE AND GIVE US PEACE AND REST THROW ARE THOUGHTS TODAY.FATHER I ASK IN THE NAME OF JESUS TO DO YOUR WILL IN ARE SPIRIT TO GROW AND BEAR FRUIT. AMEN

Edited by: CANDYCANE4049 at: 9/30/2009 (15:24)

*( I WRITE IN CAPS BECAUSE I DON'T SEE WELL)*

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WORKOUT WHEN STRESSED



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Teach Me Self Control

Dear God,
Your Word teaches that when we truly experience Your saving grace,
we find the power to say no to wasteful passions
and to live self-controlled and productive lives.
But how much I need Your help
to overcome my laziness and self-deception.
Teach me and change me, Lord.
I want to become more self-controlled.
Today it seems that self-indulgence is the drug of choice on every corner.
But I don't want my appetites to dominate my life!
You promise to live powerfully through me
so that I might love You and serve others.
Now show me how to build the walls of self-control and restraint around my life.
I relinquish my rebellious will, which robs me
of the self-control You want me to choose.
Thank You for helping me today.
Amen.

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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A Prayer For Weight Loss By Lynn

Father God, I come to you in the precious name of Jesus that you will perform a miraculous healing in my life concerning my desire to lose weight. Thank you Lord that nothing is impossible with you and that you can help take away my desire to overeat and fill the voids within me that cause me to seek food as a substitute.
Lord, touch my mind right now, help me to see what causes me to overeat, give me a strong desire to want to take care of my body and see it as you do Lord. Help me to make the right food choices and touch my mind with creativity concerning food and what I eat. May I be restored to divine health again.

As I strive to do this Lord, please bless all within me - my cells, and my metabolism - that they will function properly so I can lose the weight. And let me take it one day at a time and not worry about anything else but the cares of the day that I woke up to.

Thank you Father for loving me enough to help me through this.

Amen.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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God grant US the serenity
to accept the things WE cannot change;
courage to change the things WE can;
and wisdom to know the difference.

Living ONE DAY AT A TIME;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
Taking, as He did, this sinful world
as it is, not as WE would have it;
Trusting that He will make all things right
if WE surrender to His Will;
That WE may be reasonably happy in this life
and supremely happy...


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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Sharing with the team. I read this somewhere else.

Don't tell God how big your storm is; Tell the storm how big your God is!!!


An Angel says, 'Never borrow from the future. If you worry about what may happen tomorrow and it doesn't happen, you have worried in vain. Even if it does happen, you have to worry twice.'


1. Pray
2. Go to bed on time.
3. Get up on time so you can start the day unrushed.
4. Say no to projects that won't fit into your time schedule, or that will compromise your mental health.
5. Delegate tasks to capable others.
6. Simplify and unclutter your life.
7. Less is more. (Although one is often not enough, two are often too many.)
8. Allow extra time to do things and to get to places.
9. Pace yourself. Spread out big changes and difficult projects over time; don't lump the hard things all together.
10. Take one day at a time.
11. Separate worries from concerns . If a situation is a concern, find out what God would have you do and let go of the anxiety . If you can't do anything about a situation, forget it.
12. Live within your budget; don't use credit cards for ordinary purchases.
13. Have backups; an extra car key in your wallet, an extra house key buried in the garden, extra stamps, etc.
14. K.M.S. (Keep Mouth Shut). This single piece of advice can prevent an enormous amount of trouble.
15. Do something for the Kid in You everyday.
16. Carry a Bible with you to read while waiting in line.
17. Get enough rest
18. Eat right.
19 Get organized so everything has its place.
20. Listen to a tape while driving that can help improve your quality of life.
21. Write down thoughts and inspirations.
22. Every day, find time to be alone.
23. Having problems? Talk to God on the spot. Try to nip small problems in the bud. Don't wait until it's time to go to bed to try and pray.
24. Make friends with Godly people.
25. Keep a folder of favorite scriptures on hand.
26. Remember that the shortest bridge between despair and hope is often a good 'Thank you Jesus .'
27. Laugh.
28. Laugh some more!
29. Take your work seriously, but not yourself at all.
30. Develop a forgiving attitude (most people are doing the best they can).
31. Be kind to unkind people (they probably need it the most).
32. Sit on your ego
33. Talk less; listen more.
34. Slow down.
35. Remind yourself that you are not the general manager of the universe.
36 Every night before bed, think of one thing you're grateful for that you've never been grateful for before. GOD HAS A WAY OF TURNING THINGS AROUND FOR YOU.


'If God is for us, who can be against us?'

(Romans8:31)


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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FATHER, THERE ARE TWO ROADS IN THE DARK WATCH WAY DO I GO? "MY CHILD "TAKE MY LIGHT THAT IS WITH IN YOUR HEART AND YOU WILL FIND YOUR WAY THROW THE DARK AND AT THE END OF THE ROAD I WILL BE THERE.THANK YOU LORD I WAS LOST AND YOU FIND ME "MY CHILD "YOUR NEVER LOST WHEN YOU HAVE ME IN YOUR HEART. emoticon


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MEDIUM-TERM GOALS:

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"Do not be afraid - I will save you. I have called you by name - you are mine. When you pass through deep waters, I will be with you; your troubles will not overwhelm you."
Isaiah 43: 1,2

"Set free, O Lord, my soul from all restlessness and anxiety; give me that peace and power which flow from You; keep me in all perplexities and distresses, in all fears and faithlessness; that so upheld by Your power and stayed on the rock of Your faithfulness, I may through storm and stress remain in You, through Christ Jesus our Lord."
From New Every Morning

Your friend

Dorothy ValcŠrcel, Author
When A Woman Meets Jesus

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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AMEN, CandyCane !! Thank you for the Prayer.

Namaste***Cindi***"Get Grateful, Be Happy."


You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.

~ Mary Manin Morrissey



Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.

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ARE FATHER WE LOOK UP TO YOU ASK THAT YOU BE WITH US THROW ARE DAY AND ARE WEEK.WE ASK THAT YOU PICK US UP WHEN WE FALL AND PUT US ON HIGHER GROUND.HELP US TO BE IN THE RIGHT PLACE TO HELP SOMEONE IN NEED TO GET THROW THE DAY.I KNOW YOU WILL KEEP US ALL SAFE IN YOUR ARMS.AND I KNOW THE GIFT OF PRAYER WILL GET US THROW THE STROM OF LIFE THANK YOU FATHER FOR YOUR SON THAT DIED ON THE CROSS FOR ARE SINS PLEASE FORGIVE ME OF MY SINS TODAY AMEN emoticon


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Thank you so much !!

Namaste***Cindi***"Get Grateful, Be Happy."


You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.

~ Mary Manin Morrissey



Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.

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LadyRose

He is in my prayers.

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I have a Prayer request, please. It is for my husband Rollin. His last several urine specimans have shown blood in them. His doctor made him an appointment with a Urologist and it is in the morning at 10:00 A.M.
Please, Pray for him. Thank you. emoticon

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You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.

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Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

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*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Father God,

Here I am again asking for strength, wisdom, courage and understanding. Lead me today, guide me to make the right choices, to have a productive day in all the areas of my life, forgive me of all my sins. I am feeling disappointed today, after certain events that took place this weekend and the negative outcome. Someone hurt my feelings and shattered some dreams. Maybe it was one of those blessing unanswered prayers. I don't know. Please don't let this bring me more down, don't let it consume my heart with resentment.

Thank you Father for all that you do and continue to do.

We are getting ready here on ODAAT to kick off another TEAM CHALLENGE for the last 2 months of 2008. Guide us Father, so that we make things happen. Let this challenge be a success for each and everyone of us. WE ALL NEED THIS!

Amen!

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Father God,

Give me Strength, Courage and Wisdom to deal with the things I have to face and make the right decisions. Fill me with your peace and warmth. That I may have a successful and productive day today in all of the areas of my life. Guide me, Direct me, Help me. You know the areas I am struggling with, you know my strengths and weaknesses, you know my heart and you know my needs. Make something happen for me Father God. Thank you Father God.

Edited by: YESI1211 at: 10/23/2008 (07:47)
Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

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Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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----------------- Bulletin Message -----------------
From: ~*El Oso*~(A FRIEND OF MINE)
Date: Oct 21, 2008 6:35 AM

Love others as much as you love yourself.

" Matthew 22:39 CEV
10.21.
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Accepting yourself

Only by loving yourself in a healthy way, can you love others the way God intended. When you don't love yourself you live with insecurity, and you keep looking to others for approval. When you don't get it, your self-worth shrivels. As a result, you live far beneath your potential. You are the only person you can't get away from, so unless you learn to accept yourself, you'll be miserable.

Stop and think about the last time you were around somebody you didn't enjoy being with - how did it feel?

Whether good or bad, you project onto others the thoughts and feelings you have about yourself. So if you want people to think well of you, have a good opinion of yourself - one that's based on God's Word and nurtured by the right relationships. No question, the Bible cautions us about having an overinflated opinion of ourselves. But don't go to the other extreme! Living with continual self-rejection is an open invitation to Satan, who is always "sneaking around to find someone to attack" (1Pe 5:8 CEV).

Don't play into his hands!

Paul writes: "Nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature" (Ro 7:18 NIV). That means the good qualities you do possess, are evidence that God is at work in your life. So be sure to acknowledge them. The Bible says, "We have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us" (2Co 4:7). Instead of focusing on your flaws and feeling bad about yourself, recognize the "treasure" of God's presence, power, and potential that lives within you, and build on it.



Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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Father God,

Thank you for all that you have done for us, One Day At A Time Team, and continue to do. We give you all the glory and praise. Without you we are nothing. Father God,
we need you, your guidance and your strength. One Day AT A Time needs you father God. We want to change, we want to overcome obesity, we want to be healthier. Plant in us the drive,the fire, the determination, the confidence, the discipline, the spark that we need to overcome this battle with thriumphance. Give us the energy every day to do our exercises and learn to love doing them that we cannot wait for the next day to exercise again. Free us from our dependency of sugar and emotional eating. Protect us from the lies of the enemy. We want to honor you father God with our weightloss. Fill our heads with positive thoughts and confidence and Trust in you that through you we can do anything. Fill our hearts with peace. Convict our hearts every time we are about to consume something we know we do not need and is only harming us. Help us fight the temptations the enemy puts in front of us. We do not need food Father God, WE NEED YOU!!!

No one knows us better than you, you know our hearts. Mold us father God to what is pleasing to you. Thank you!

Amen!

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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"You are a God of miracles and wonders! You still demonstrate Your awesome power" Ps. 77:14

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

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*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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Thanks Rebecca!


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

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*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Your posts are always so eloquent. Mine will not be nearly so but I hope that my prayer for today will be a blessing to someone.

Dear Lord

Help me today to be a blessing to someone else. Allow me the honor of using the things you have taught me through recent trials in my life to help someone else traveling through the valley. Help me to be more compassionate toward those people you bring my way through my work every day. Help me not to judge them lest I be judged by You.

Help me to be a better wife and mother. Even when I'm irritated, frustrated, tired of cleaning up the dog's messes, never wanting to cook another bite, wash another dish or fold another towel, remind me to be grateful for the things you've blessed us with. Thank you for the dirty dishes because it means we were able to eat today. Thank you for the dirty house because we have a roof over our head and our home is "lived in". Thank you for the messy dog because my son still has a companion.

Help me to be more mindful of my words and actions because as you've shown me time and time again, I never know who's watching. If I have to eat my words tomorrow, I want to make sure they were sweet ones.

Help me to be more patient in all things. I know I get so frustrated when I can't force things to work according to the timetable I have worked out in my head. Lord not MY will but THINE be done, in your way, and in your time.

Amen.

If it's comfortable or easy then nothing is changing.


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"Courage to Change"

Don't copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will know what God wants you to do, and you will know how good and pleasing and perfect his will really is.

Romans 12:2 NLT

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*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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No food will satisfy my heart or fill the emptiness in my soul. Jesus Christ is "real meat" and the "bread of life," and I am to feed on Him.

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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God has a positive answer:


You say: "It's impossible"
God says: All things are possible (Luke 18:27)


You say: "I'm too tired"
God says: I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28-30)


You say: "Nobody really loves me"
God says: I love you (John 3:16 & John3:34)


You say: "I can't go on"
God says: My grace is sufficient (II Corinthians 12:9 & Psalm 91:15)


You say: "I can't figure things out"
God says: I will direct your steps (Proverbs 3:5-6)


You say: "I can't do it"
God says: You can do all things (Philippians 4:13)


You say: "I'm not able"
God says: I am able (II Corinthians 9:8)


You say: "It's not worth it"
God says: It will be worth it (Roman 8:28 )


You say: "I can't forgive myself"
God says: I Forgive you (I John 1:9 & Romans 8:1)


You say: "I can't manage"
God says: I will supply all your needs (Philippians 4:19)


You say: "I'm afraid"
God says: I have not given you a spirit of fear (II Timothy 1:7)


You say: "I'm always worried and frustrated"
God says: Cast all your cares on ME (I Peter 5:7)


You say: "I'm not smart enough"
God says: I give you wisdom (I Corinthians 1:30)


You say: "I feel all alone"
God says: I will never leave you or forsake you (Hebrews 13:5)



God determines who walks into your life....it's up to you to decide who you let walk away, who you let stay, and who you refuse to let go.
"



Father, God bless all my friends in whatever it is that you know they may need this day! And may their life be full of your peace, prosperity and power as they seek to have a closer relationship with you. Amen.




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Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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Casting Crowns-PRAISE YOU IN THIS STORM)
I was sure by now
That You would have reached down
And wiped our tears away
Stepped in and saved the day
But once again, I say "Amen", and it's still raining

As the thunder rolls
I barely hear Your whisper through the rain
"I'm with you"
And as You mercy falls
I raise my hands and praise the God who gives
And takes away

I'll praise You in this storm
And I will life my hands
For You are who You are
No matter where I am
Every tear I've cried
You hold in Your hand
You never left my side
And though my heart is torn
I will praise You in this storm

I remember when
I stumbled in the wind
You heard my cry
You raised me up again
My strength is almost gone
How can I carry on
If I can't find You

As the thunder rolls
I barely hear You whisper through the rain
"I'm with you"
And as Your mercy falls
I raise my hands and praise the God who gives
And takes away

I lift my eyes unto the hills
Where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord
The Maker of Heaven and Earth



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*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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I AM THE RIGHTENOUS OF GOD THROUGH JESUS!!!

I WILL NOT LEAN ON MY OWN STRENGTH!

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*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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"Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come."
~ 1 Timothy 4:8, NLT

Donít worry about anything, instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.
~ Philippians 4:6, NLT


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Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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My body is the temple of the Holy Ghost, who is in me, which I have of God, and I am not my own. I am bought with a price, so I will glorify God in my body and my spirit, which are Godís. (I Corinthians 6:19,20)

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
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*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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Thank you for your post.

I would like to live my life so that each morning when Satan sees me waking up he will say " Oh crap, she's awake again"

"JUST DO IT"


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God's Cake

Sometimes we wonder, 'What did I do to deserve this?' or
'Why did God have to do this to me?' Here is a wonderful explanation!

A daughter is telling her mother how everything is going wrong:
she's failing algebra; her boyfriend broke up with her and her best friend is moving away.


Meanwhile, her Mother is baking a cake and asks her daughter if she would like a snack,
and the daughter says, 'Absolutely, Mom, I love your cake.
'

'Here, have some cooking oil,' her Mother offers. 'Yuck,' says her daughter.


'How about a couple raw eggs?' 'Gross, Mom!'

'Would you like some flour then? Or maybe baking soda?'

'Mom, those are all yucky!'

To which the mother replies: 'Yes, all those things seem bad by themselves.

But when they are put together in the right way, they make a wonderfully delicious cake!

God works the same way.
Many times we wonder why He would let us go
through such bad and difficult times.
But God knows that when He puts these
things all in His order, they always work for good! We just have to trust Him and,
eventually, they will all make something wonderful!

God is crazy about you.

He sends you flowers every spring and a sunrise every morning.


Whenever you want to talk, He'll listen.

He can live anywhere in the universe and He chose your heart.


If you like this, send this on to the people you really care about.
I did

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance.



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*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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What a great story--I needed that today as I start my diet for the umpteenth time! God will get me through!

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A little girl had been shopping with her Mom in Target. She must have been 6 years old, this beautiful red haired, freckle faced image of innocence. It was pouring outside.The kind of rain that gushes over the top of rain gutters, so much in a hurry to hit the earth it has no time to flow down the spout. We all stood there under the awning and just inside the door of the Target. We waited, some patiently, others irritated because nature messed up their hurried day. I am lways mesmerized by rainfall. I got lost in the sound and sight of the heavens washing away the dirt and dust of the world. Memories of running, splashing so carefree as a child came pouring in as a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day. The little voice was so sweet as it broke the hypnotic trance we were all caught in 'Mom let's run through the rain,' she said. 'What?' Mom asked. 'Lets run through the rain!' She repeated 'No, honey. We'll wait until it slows down a bit,' Mom replied. This young child waited about another minute and repeated: 'Mom, let's run through the rain,' 'We'll get soaked if we do,' Mom said. 'No, we won't, Mom.. That's not what you said this morning,' the young girl said as she tugged at her Mom's arm. This morning? When did I say we could run through the rain and not get wet? 'Don't you remember? When you were talking to Daddy about his cancer, you said, 'If God can get us through this, he can get us though anything!' The entire crowd stopped dead silent. I swear you couldn't hear anything but the rain. We all stood silently. No one came or left in the next few minutes. Mom paused and thought for a moment about what she would say. Now some would laugh it off and scold her for being silly. Some might even ignore what was said. But this was a moment of affirmation in a young child's life. A time when innocent trust can be nurtured so that it will bloom into faith. 'Honey, you are absolutely right. Let's run through the rain. If GOD let's us get wet, well maybe we just needed washing,' Mom said. Then off they ran. We all stood watching, smiling and laughing as they darted past the cars and yes, through the puddles. They held their shopping bags over their heads just in case. They got soaked. But they were followed by a few who screamed and laughed like children all the way to their cars. And yes, I did. I ran. I got wet. I needed washing. Circumstances or people can take away your material possessions, they can take away your money, and they can take away your health. But no one can ever take away your precious memories...So, don't forget to make time and take the opportunities to make memories everyday. To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven.

I HOPE YOU STILL TAKE THE TIME TO RUN THROUGH THE RAIN

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Our Deepest Fear
By Marianne Williamson

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness
That most frightens us.
We ask ourselves
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be?
You are a child of God.
Your playing small
Does not serve the world.
There's nothing enlightened about shrinking
So that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine,
As children do.
We were born to make manifest
The glory of God that is within us.
It's not just in some of us;
It's in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
We unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we're liberated from our own fear,
Our presence automatically liberates others.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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For your Health and Well Being
Father God, I commit to live a healthy lifestyle this day. My body is the temple of the Holy Spirit and therefore I treat it with care and respect. I will not consume foods that will harm my health and deplete my body of nutrients. I will eat those things that will help me to maintain a healthy body and a sharp mind.

I will separate myself unto God honoring Him in all I do, including my eating habits. I choose this day to consume that which is nutritional and will provide the proper vitamins and nutrients to maintain my body at its optimum health.

I exercise regularly so that my muscles and bones will be strong, and I have all the energy I need to get through my day. My life is well balanced according to Godís plan for me. I will rest and get sufficient amount of sleep in order for my body to be rejuvenated and refreshed daily. I will awake to a new day ready to build the Kingdom of God with strength and vigor.

I keep my body under the subjection and my flesh has no control over me. I cancel every craving and desire for all things that will be harmful and destructive to my body and health. I decree they have no power or control over me.

I control my appetite and desires by the Spirit of God. I live according to the fruit of the Spirit which is self control. I am free from any bondage or unhealthy addictions, because he who the Son sets free is free indeed.
I ask God for wisdom today to make wise choices in my eating habits and to help me prepare good foods for my family as well.

I will have a healthy daily regimen and see my strong and full of life. I walk according to the Spirit and do not fulfill the lust of the flesh. I command my body to obey me and I will set an example for others to follow. I will glorify God in everything that I do and others will see and be blessed. In Jesus name.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Jut trust no doubt, I will trust in the lord with all my heart, and let Him direct my path for it is when i start to lean to my own understanding is wen i get into self. I will keep to my eating plan and when i egin to start going astray I will ask for help. I than God for all my friedns at Sp and I know with Out Him I can do nothing. For it is His breath that we breathe. just me the Min. (Gayle) emoticon



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Daily Confessions
Today I set the course of my life with my words as I speak these things they are established unto me.

I declare out loud today that I will not be defeated, discouraged, depressed, or disappointed in any way. Affliction, persecution, cares of this world, deceitfulness of riches and lusts of other things will not enter my heart or steal the word from me. I cast them out of my life; I rebuke them and give them no place in Jesus name.

I refuse to accept any lies from the devil. The Holy Spirit is my teacher, and guides me into all truth. I am the head, I have insights, I have wisdom, I have ideas and I have authority. I exercise my authority today with my words and I decree a thing and it is so.

The word of God is in my mouth, in my heart and in my mind; quickening my body and I live by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God. I speak these words out loud today and they come to pass.

I choose to enjoy Godís best for my life and will not put up with any harassment from the enemy. I plead the blood of Jesus over me and my family, our home and our possessions; I bind Satan and all his spirits and forbid their operation in our lives. No weapon that is formed against us shall prosper. God has made a hedge around us, our homes and all that we have in every side. Any adversity, attacks, accidents and tragedies that were heading my way are diverted right now in Jesus name.

I say to the storms in my LIFE
Peace be still.
I say to my EMOTIONS
Peace be still.
I say to my MIND Peace be still.
I say to my BODY Peace be still.
I say to my HOME Peace be still.
I say to my FAMILY
Peace be still.

John 14:26; John 16:13; Deut. 28:13; Mat 4:4, Isa. 54:17; Job 1:10

Now I speak to:
Every mountain of FEAR
Every mountain of DISCOURAGEMENT
Every mountain of STRESS
Every mountain of DEPRESSION
Every mountain of LACK and INSUFFICIENCY

And I say to be removed and cast into the sea in Jesus name.

God is on my side today therefore I cannot be defeated. The favor of God goes before me to support me, endorse me, assist me, make things easier, provide advantages, open doors, and to show special privileges to the point that it will be noticeable. So, I have favor today with God.

I let no corrupt communication proceed out of my mouth but that which is good to edifying the body and that ministerís grace to the hearer. Life is choice driven and I choose life in every decision. I have the mind of Christ, the wisdom of God and my memory is blessed. God satisfies my mouth with good things so that my youth is renewed like the eagles.

Christ has redeemed me from the curse of the law and I am blessed in every area of life. The blessing of Abraham has come upon me and my house hold and I believe we have our full inheritance.

17:20; Deut. 28:12; Eph. 4:29; Ps. 103:5; I Cor. 2:16; Prov. 10:7; Gal 3:13; Gen. 28:4
I expect and receive Favor in my home
Favor in my job
Favor in my business,
Favor in my ministry
Favor in my finances,
Favor in every deal I am involved in.


I have the wisdom of God today. I will think the right thoughts, say the right words and make the right decisions in every situation I face today. I place a demand on wisdom and understanding today.

So, I ask and receive and absolute supply of it. Wisdom and understanding are better than silver and gold and nothing I desire can compare with them. Therefore, I make it my ambition and desire to have understanding and wisdom and I know I will have all the desires of my heart.

Thank you father that I always find wisdom for he says I love them that love me and those that seek me early shall find me.

My words go before me in securing my divine health and healing;
I will not be sick today
I will not be sad today
I will not be broke today
I will not be confused today
I have health today
I have joy today
I have all the money I need today
In the name of Jesus

Ps. 5:12; Prov. 16:16; Prov. 8:17; I Peter 2:24; James 1:5; Ps. 103:20

My angels are carrying out the Word of God on my behalf and the angels carry out the Word of God. Every word that I speak that line up with Word of God is being carried out by angels, now as I speak Angel reapers, go now and bring my goods.

I expect to have divine appointments today, to run in to the right people and to be delivered from the wrong people. I trust in the Lord with all my heart and lean not on my own understanding. In all my
ways, I acknowledge him and he directs my path. God loves me and corrects me and I am not weary of his correction. I love God with all my heart, soul, and strength. I love my neighbors as myself.

My voice shall thou hear in the morning. O lord in the morning, I will direct my prayer unto thee and will look up. I will lie down in peace and my sleep will be sweet any time of day or night. Thank you Father that I have developed daily habits and ways, that keep me organized, on track, and moving forward in life. I have more than enough time to do all things God would have me to do.

I am diligent and accurate in the financial management of this household and the devil cannot steal from us in any area of life. I receive super natural strength and encouragement from the Holy Spirit today.

I am faithful, neither is there any error or fault found in me. I am anointed to preach and teach the gospel as an able minister of the New Testament; men are astonished at my doctrine, for my words are with power. I am an example of all the believers in word, in conversation, in charity, in faith, and in purity.

I let my eyes look right on and my eyelids look straight before me, I ponder the path of my feet and let all my ways be established, I turn not from it to the right hand or to the left. I remove my foot form evil. I am delivered out of the hand of my enemies and I serve to God without fear. I expect the best day of my life spiritually, emotionally, relationally and financially today in Jesus name.



Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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***Faith sees the invisible, Believes the incredible and Receives the impossible***

***Faith, like muscles, grows stronger with exercise***

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You. Psalm 119:11

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One day at a time Sweet Jesus, help us all to remember that and that we are never alone.Lord I know that you are our peace and our joy! Help us all to hold on to your hand and to never let go. emoticon In Jesus Name Amen. I pray you all have a bless day.



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Teach me to do Your will,
For You are my God;
Your Spirit is good.
Lead me in the land of uprightness.

Psalms 143:10

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

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*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Trust in the Lord with all thine heart. Hello I'm new, and that is one thing i have been learning to do when it comes to my weight. I need His strength to help me to make it through. I have lost a total of 13 pounds here on SP, I have at lease 20 more. But right now I'm just taking it one day at a time. I look forward to getting to know everyone. I pray that you will have a Bless evening. emoticon



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Fear not, for I am with you;
Be not dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you,
Yes, I will help you,
I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

Isaiah 41:10

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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A word of hope - We all need it 24/7, regardless of the circumstances --

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13

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I know that when I can't pray, You listen to my heart. Continue to use me to do Your will. Continue to bless me that I may be a blessing to others. Keep me strong that I may help the weak. Keep me uplifted that I may have words of encouragement for others. I pray for those that are lost and can't find their way. I pray for those that are misjudged and misunderstood. I pray for those who don't know You intimately. I pray for those that don't believe.


But I thank you that I believe. I believe that God changes people and God changes things. I pray for all my sisters and brothers. For each and every family member in their households, I pray for peace, love, and joy in their homes, and all their needs are met.


God, I love you and I need you, please come into my heart, please.


The Serenity Prayer

God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.

Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
Taking, as He did, this sinful world
as it is, not as I would have it;
Trusting that He will make all things right
if I surrender to His Will;
That I may be reasonably happy in this life
and supremely happy with Him
Forever in the next.

Amen.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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"Am I not a God of miracles and answered prayer? Have I not been there for you through every storm of your life? I am a God who can do the possible when everyone says its impossible"

Heavenly Father you have shown me how magnificent you really are and when we trust in you and allow you to work in our lives you bless us with not only our hearts desires but you bless us with your amazing and awesome love In Jesus name Amen



THANKS CAROL!

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.

- Norman Vincent Peale

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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I lift up my eyes to the hills- Where does my help come from?
My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
He will not let your foot slip -
He who watches over you will not slumber;
Indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.
The LORD watches over you
The LORD is your shade at your right hand;
The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
The LORD will keep you from all harm -
He will watch over your life;
The LORD will watch over your coming and going
Both now and forevermore.
Psalm 121


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Thank you Father

For protecting me and my loved ones. Thank you for this team, for SP and for your promises to us.

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Daily Spiritual Warfare

Father, I plead the blood of Jesus over myself, my family, friends, spark people buddies, pastors, leaders, church members and all of our possessions. According to Your word, I put on the full armor of God, the helmet of salvation, the breastplate of righteousness, the belt of truth, the shoes of peace, and the shield of faith. I take up the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God against all the wiles of the enemy. I rise up in the authority You have given me in the name of Jesus.

Satan, I break your power and influence to bring confusion, depression, oppression, suppression, perversion, and distractions upon us in the name of Jesus. I cancel every work of witchcraft, deception, manipulation, condemnation and rebellion in Jesusí name and give them no room in our lives. I break every curse, incantation, pact, spell, and all satanic powers, or practices that have been made against us. I renounce every negative curse, pronouncement, or confession spoken through me or over me in Jesusí name.

I bind the spirit of heaviness and give our emotions entirely to God. I bind all spirits of fear, worry, anxiety, and intimidation for God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and sound mind. I come against every demonic spirit that would try to bring strife, anger, and division and render it ineffective against us. I decree that we live in harmony and perfect peace for Christ is our Prince of Peace. No weapon formed against us shall prosper and every tongue that rises up against us is silenced.

I render every scheme and assignment against our health, homes, finances and work places void. I proclaim that we walk in the fullness of God, bearing much fruit, and what ever we put our hands to do prosper. The prosperity of the Lord is upon us, for He gives us wisdom to make wealth, to establish the covenant of Abraham.

I pull down every stronghold that exalts itself against the knowledge of God and bring every thought to the obedience of Christ. I decree that the meditations of our heart and mind are pleasing to God.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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PRAYER:
Dear Heavenly Father, I am often impatient and frustrated by
having to wait. Forgive me, dear God, for trying to rush your
timetable and for assuming my plan is your plan. Please give me
wisdom to know what do, where to go, and when to act. In Jesus'
name I pray for this patience and wisdom. Amen.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
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Rejoice in the Lord always, AGAIN I say REJOICE!
Phil 4:4

ISURRENDERALL - 1 Cor. 10:13 is one of my favorite scriptures! It reminds me continuously that "if I am in it, I can get THROUGH it! thanks for posting it :)

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Thank you God for the vision you have put in my heart with the Daily Challenges. I know O.D.A.A.T will accomplish these successfully and these challenges you place in my heart will be a blessing to all of us.
Amen!

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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1 Corinthians 10:13(NLT)
Remember that the temptations that come into your life are no different from what others experience.
And God is faithful.He will keep the temptation from
becoming so strong that you can't stand up against it.When you are tempted,He will show you a way out so that you will not give into it.



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Philippians 3:14
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


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Lord, I commit myself to living a healthy lifestyle. I will treat my body as the temple of the Holy Ghost and will not abuse or neglect it.

I choose this day to separate myself onto the Lord and be as good steward of my body.

I exercise regularly so that my body is strong and I eat only those things that are healthy and full of nutrition. I do this so that I may live a long healthy life. I have all of the vitamins and nutrients I need to be effective and energetic today. I am not weak and neither do I give in to the cravings of my flesh for foods and substances that can damage my body.

I see myself healthy and fit and i determine in my heart to make healthy choices today. I thank you Father that Your strength is perfected in me when I am weak. I have the wisdom of God and I am free from all addictions and bad habits in Jesus name. I declare today that I walk in the Spirit and I do not fulfill the lust of the flesh. Amen

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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Let's Praise Him through the storms in our lives. Even when things in our lives do not make sense to us Let US TRUST IN HIM WITH ALL OUR HEARTS AND LEAN NOT IN OUR OWN UNDERSTANDING. Let us love him unconditionally without expecting something in return. Let's thank him for the breath of air we have today. For our ears that allow us to enjoy music of praise and worship. For our legs that we are able to move. For our sight that allow us to see the masterpieces he has created(ocean, skies, mountains, sunset, sunrise, etc...). Let us thank him for taking the blame for us even when we seem to not understand and appreciate the depth of his sacrifice. Let's open our hearts, eyes,and souls and not stay ignorant any longer when it comes to our Father. Let's seek him not only through the storms in our lives. Even when everything seems out of control, messy, confusing, let's turn to his Word and promises for us and let us Trust in HIM.

We must know and Trust that we are not alone in this journey. That we can do this because anything is possible with Christ. We have to believe and trust not only in Him but in ourselves and each other.

(Below is a song I wanted to share--Lyrics by Casting Crowns-PRAISE YOU IN THIS STORM)
I was sure by now
That You would have reached down
And wiped our tears away
Stepped in and saved the day
But once again, I say "Amen", and it's still raining

As the thunder rolls
I barely hear Your whisper through the rain
"I'm with you"
And as You mercy falls
I raise my hands and praise the God who gives
And takes away

I'll praise You in this storm
And I will life my hands
For You are who You are
No matter where I am
Every tear I've cried
You hold in Your hand
You never left my side
And though my heart is torn
I will praise You in this storm

I remember when
I stumbled in the wind
You heard my cry
You raised me up again
My strength is almost gone
How can I carry on
If I can't find You

As the thunder rolls
I barely hear You whisper through the rain
"I'm with you"
And as Your mercy falls
I raise my hands and praise the God who gives
And takes away

I lift my eyes unto the hills
Where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord
The Maker of Heaven and Earth


Edited by: YESI1211 at: 7/20/2008 (11:36)
Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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Father God

Thank you for your mercy and love. You know our daily battles, addictions, tribulations, and struggles please give us the strength needed to overcome all obstacles we are facing keeping us from getting closer to you, from understanding about your love.
Help us this day honor you with our actions of making good choices with ur bodies, minds and souls.

In Jesus name Amen.

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not shouting "I'm clean livin'." I'm whispering "I was lost, Now I'm found and forgiven."
When I say... "I am a Christian" I don't speak of this with pride. I'm confessing that I stumble And need Christ to be my guide.
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not trying to be strong. I'm professing that I'm weak And need His strength to carry on.
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not bragging of success. I'm admitting I have failed And need God to clean my mess.
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not claiming to be perfect, My flaws are far too visible But, God believes I am worth it.
When I say... "I am a Christian" I still feel the sting of pain. I have my share of heartaches So I call upon His name.
When I say... "I am a Christian" I'm not holier than thou, I'm just a simple sinner Who received God's good grace, somehow!


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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7/17/08 1:18 P

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Will add this here for today. Good thought.....

Thorns and Thistles
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Today was one of those days when life's struggles piled up and ran over.

Bills are piling up and the money coming in does not meet their demands.
Family relationships need improvement too.
There is so much work to be done to fix up the house and yard.
Things finished that are in need of repairing again..

We are asking God for direction for our future, but He is silent. Does He care? Is He listening?

But don't think about that now - the lawn needs mowing.
So, as I am mowing the grass and on the other side of fence in the cow pasture, I see a large bunch of thistles.

I related to them; I was feeling kind of prickly myself. That is our lives!

God never promised that our lives would be void of trials and tribulations. Each little sticker on those stems represents trials and frustrations. They represent "dry" times in our spiritual walk, or times when we are ridiculed and condemned by
others. They can stand for many different things to different people. But have you ever seen the beautiful flower at the top?
It's lovely! And it's sitting on a crown of thorns.

We are called to carry our cross and wear a crown of thorns, just like Jesus did on this earth. He is molding us, prodding us on, testing us to see what we are made of. The next time you see those thistles, remember that God in His loving mercy
created them to remind us that our lives may seem full of thorns and thistles, but there is beauty in the midst of them all.

Thank God for the thorns and thistles.

MY NEW saying: (borrowed from Delila)

"If you want to do something, you'll find a way, if you don't, you'll find an excuse."


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7/17/08 11:07 A

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Check out this video team, it gives me chills and a warm feeling inside.

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Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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7/17/08 11:04 A

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Someone posted this poem they got from their church on another team I belong to and I thought it suits our team. I am sharing it with you.

STRENGTH FOR THE DAY
One day at a time, with its failures and fears,
With its hurts and mistakes, with its weakness and tears,
With its portion of pain and its burden of care;
One day at a time we must meet and must bear.

One day at a time to be patient and strong,
To be calm under trial and sweet under wrong;
Then its toiling shall pass and its sorrow shall cease;
It shall darken and die, and the night shall bring peace.

One day at a time-but the day is so long,
And the heart is not brave and the soul is not strong,
O Thou strengthening Christ, be thou near all the way;
Give courage and patience and strength for the day.

Swift cometh his answer, so clear and so sweet;
"Yea, I will be with thee, thy troubles to meet;
I will not forget thee, nor fail thee, nor grieve;
I will not forsake thee; I never will leave."

Not yesterday's load we are called on to bear,
Nor the morrow's uncertain and shadowy care;
Why should we look forward or back with dismay?
Our needs, like our mercies, are but for the day.

One day at a time and the day is His day;
He has numbered its hours, though they haste or delay.
His grace is sufficient; we walk not alone;
As the day, so the strength that He giveth His own.


Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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Dear Lord,

I want to thank you for your love and patience for always being there for me even when I seem to feel alone. I thank you for putting me in the path of Spark People and for giving me the Vision of ONE DAY AT A TIME. Father I ask that you direct my path and fill me with the knowledge, wisdom, understanding and ideas needed to help this team be successful. Let my actions and the words that come out of my mouth be a blessing to you and others. Let my tongue bring life to my team members that they may see their potential and see they were fearfully and wonderfully made, and believe they are warriors who will defeat this battle triumphantly. In Jesus name I ask this. Amen!

Today I am persuaded that I am filled with goodness, all knowledge, and ability to help my brother/sister. I am good in the sight of God and He gives me wisdom, and knowledge, and joy. I am filled with the knowledge of the Lordís will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; I am a new creation in Christ; I am His workmanship created in Christ Jesus. Because of this, I have His wisdom and my decisions are ordered of Him. Today I shall have joy because I shall speak words that bring life to me and others. The joy of the Lord is the strength of my life, so I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. No corrupt communication shall come out of my mouth; today I speak words of faith and edification. Therefore, my words bring life and joy. I will have joy by the answers of my mouth so today I speak His words of power. I will enter into the joy of the Lord today and I will be the helper of the joy of others. I will speak words of faith to others.

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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7/17/08 11:01 A

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We Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Us.

This thread is open to all team members who would like a reminder of God's love for us or simply want to share/receive a Word here and there. Feel free to add your prayers for team, your Daily Confessions, poems, videos, songs,etc...

Anything God puts in your heart to share with your team. You never know your knowledge and message can be a blessing to others. Some of us need to know that God loves us.

Long-term Goal: To overcome my hesitation and stay focused long enough no matter what happens in my life.

Medium-Term Goal: Reaching my goal 5% at a time.

Short-Term Goal:
*Drink my water daily
*30 min Exercise (and work my way up) 4 times/wk

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"Give TODAY your 100% effort, and after 365 TODAYS see what you have accomplished"


LEADER of O.D.A.A.T.
"ONE DAY AT A TIME"



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