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To all my positive buddies, have a supremely serene Sunday!

I have been spending it so far with DH, listening to him laugh and chuckle through a very silly movie! That's my idea of contentment!
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Life is what you make it. Focus on your positives and rest fades to the background.

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I used to always think that the good times were right around the corner. Now I’m happy with what I have—even if it’s not always
perfect—which is a good place to be.
- Lauren Graham

Have a blessed and serene Sunday!

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And to you in return! How is life with your RV?

Joyfully keeping on...keeping on!


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Happy Sunday!

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous



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We were able to spend the morning with my wonderful Father-in-Law at his apartment in Assisted Living. I wish we were not so far away from him as I know his time left with us is precious.

*Love one another as I have loved you".

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A Happy Father's Day to all dad's on this serenity Sunday. Mauri thanks for getting us started this morning.

We may live victoriously, not because we have any power within ourselves, but because when we give ourselves to God, He gives himself to us.

- Norman Vincent Peale, pastor and author


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Wishing you a serene Sunday...

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore



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Think of five things you are grateful for today.... Now how do you feel?
- Tim Sanders, author

I am so very grateful for;
1. My dear Bob
2. Dotty-the-Dog who loves me unconditionally
3. All my family
4. The love of my God
5. The ability to be grateful and thankful and blessed

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Think of five things you are grateful for today.... Now how do you feel?
- Tim Sanders, author

Grateful for all the blessings - known and unknown - that G-d bestows on me.
Grateful to have spent quality time with John today.
Grateful to be able to help so many who come aboard the Hope Bus.
Grateful to be able to live in freedom - all freedoms - religion, education, mobility to name a few.
Grateful for all the support - both from people in my life and my Spark family.

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Love this Shirl...I finally got around to my blog this morning too!


Think of five things you are grateful for today.... Now how do you feel?
- Tim Sanders, author

Grateful for my relationship with the Lord, my guides and my angels. My family and the close bond that we all have including our girls significant others. I'm grateful for living in a country that allows me to express myself in freedom, faith and beliefs. I'm grateful for the ability to grow some of my own food and to have a cold storage room. I'm grateful for the gift of each new day and all the opportunities they hold for growth and learning and blessings.

So blessed.

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It's a rainy serenity Sunday here in MI. Have a blessed and serene Sunday!

Think of five things you are grateful for today.... Now how do you feel?
- Tim Sanders, author

Grateful for
God and my salvation
A loving, faithful husband
My family
Freedom to worship
The gift of this day

I feel truly blessed.

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Happy Sunday to everyone!

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
--Maya Angelou

Phyllis ~~~~
2014 Motto--Finish what you started!


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When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.

~Bernard Meltzer
Isn't it wonder-full that we have been forgiven?
Happy Sunday,
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Love the quotes both of you shared this morning.

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Harriet Tubman

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Mauri I like that quote, I like the one by her called "I am a Christian" Wishing all a blessed and serene Sunday our first one in June.

Humans may be social beings, but solitude has been shown to have great societal value. Jesus was a great healer and teacher, but he took time to rest and pray. Solitude is essential for our spiritual experience–it is where we hear the still, small voice.
- Lucille Zimmerman, author


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Happy June!

Received this in an email and it is not a quote of Maya Angelou that I have ever read.

"My mission is not merely to survive, but to thrive;and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style." – Maya Angelou


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Great quotes this morning.

"having an attitude of gratitude can make your day wonderful"

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Good morning on this last serenity Sunday of May, then comes June and the beginning of summer.

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
- Romans 12:12

Mauri I liked both of those quotes and thanks for getting us started this beautiful Sunday morning.

Wishing all a blessed and serene Sunday!

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These came in an email this morning. Particularly like Albert Schweitzer's quotation. Wishing you a serene Sunday.


Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
- Joseph Addison

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer



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Shirl....I'm just going to say "ditto" today. I love what you wrote and certainly concur.

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Have a happy and blessed Sunday!

God loves me just as I am today. He knows all my junk….and lack of faith, and he loves me anyway. However, he loves me too much to leave me the way I am.
- Michelle Akers

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Most Gracious Heavenly Father,
We thank You for our mothers to whom You have entrusted the care of every precious human life from its very beginning in the womb.

You have given to woman the capacity of participating with You in the creation of new life. Grant that every woman may come to understand the full meaning of that blessing, which gives her an unlimited capacity for selfless love for every child she may be privileged to bear, and for all Your children.

Watch over every mother who is with child, strengthen her faith in Your fatherly care and love for her and for her unborn baby. Give her courage in times of fear or pain, understanding in times of uncertainty and doubt, and hope in times of trouble. Grant her joy in the birth of her child.

To mothers You have given the great privilege and responsibility of being a child's first teacher and spiritual guide. Grant that all mothers may worthily foster the faith of their children, following the example of Mary, Elizabeth, and other holy women who follow Christ. Help mothers to grow daily in knowledge and understanding of Your Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, and grant them the wisdom to impart this knowledge faithfully to their children, and to all who depend upon them.

Assist all "spiritual mothers", those who, though they may have no children of their own, nevertheless selflessly care for the children of others -- of every age and state in life. Grant that they may know the joy of fulfilling this motherly calling of women, whether in teaching, nursing, religious life, or in other work which recognizes and fosters the true dignity of every human being created in Your image and likeness.

We beseech You to send Your Holy Spirit, the Comforter, to all mothers who sorrow for children that have died, are ill or estranged from their families, or who are in trouble or danger of any kind. Help grieving mothers to rely on Your tender mercy and fatherly love for all your children.

We ask your blessing on all those to whom You have entrusted motherhood. May Your Holy Spirit constantly inspire and strengthen them. May they ever follow the example of Mary, mother of Our Lord, and imitate her fidelity, her humility, and her self-giving love. May all mothers receive Your Grace abundantly in this earthly life, and may they look forward to eternal joy in Your presence in the life to come.

We ask this through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.
AMEN.

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Just a couple of quotes I read this week:

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” —Robert Browning

"A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." — Irish Proverb

"Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children." — William Makepeace Thackeray

"Mother — that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.
~T. DeWitt Talmage

"A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go." ~Author Unknown

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Happy Mother's Day to all mom's and a blessed and serene Sunday.

Thank God for our Mothers
If life were without water, where would we be?
If life were without mothers,
There would be no you or me.
We all need to take hold, of how precious life really is,
and not take for granted the gift of love and the ability to give.
Thank you to God for creating us all
For giving us our mothers
So we can stand proud and tall.
Humans are no accident, no mistake or error
We sometimes live our lives in fear of this,
Even to the point of terror.
But when the truth is told, and recognised by all,
God does not create rubbish. He knew what he was doing when he created
me and you, but the best gift of all, is giving us loving, caring
Mothers who love us unconditionally through and through.
None of us are perfect, that includes ourselves and family.
Hold onto how precious we are and thank God for our mothers.
Amen

Julia Hunt

Miss you mom!
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Love this...May put it on my Spark page...

"If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give." ~ George MacDonald

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Have a blessed and serene Sunday!

Oh, what a cause of thankfulness it is that we have a gracious God to go to on all occasions! Use and enjoy this privilege and you can never be miserable. Oh, what an unspeakable privilege is prayer!

Lady Maxwell

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Have a blessed and serene Sunday.

Prayer requires more of the heart than the tongue. Adam Clarke

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Amen! He is risen indeed!

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He is risen! Happy Easter to all.

Wanda thanks for getting us started here this morning, my computer was and still is giving me fits.


HEALING AT THE CROSS

We know when Jesus was crucified
Upon the wooden cross,
Our every sin was laid upon Him
All for loving the lost

And we know that when He rose again,
He conquered death and hell
Through His resurrection we have
Eternal life as well

For this we praise our gracious Lord
And thank Him for His love,
For we could never have had this hope
If it wasn't for His spilled blood

But we can know His resurrection power,
Right now, while we are here,
For we can come to the cross of Christ
And lay down our burdens there

For everything that may hold us back,
The hurts from yesterday,
At the foot of the cross we lay it down
And then just walk away

For I believe that there is healing
At the cross of Christ
We do not need to carry these loads,
For they've all been crucified

Receive from Jesus the healing you need
For your spirit, body and soul
Then you can arise, freed from your past
To walk completely whole

For what He accomplished on the cross
Goes on into eternity,
Just reach out your hand and He will too
And receive His victory.

© By M.S.Lowndes ~ 2006

Have a blessed and Happy Easter!

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April 20 Serenity Sunday HAPPY EASTER!

Almighty God, who through your only‑begotten Son Jesus Christ overcame death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life:

Grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of the Lord’s resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by your life‑giving Spirit;

through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one
God, now and for ever.

Amen.




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Psalm Sunday, and the real reason we celebrate Easter. Have a blessed day and if you have a favorite verse(s), poem, quote, saying or whatever may be on your heart please join us here today.

Mauri thanks for getting us going this morning.

More than Easter bunnies
And chocolate eggs galore,
Is the cross of Calvary,
The sacrifice of our Lord —
For Jesus is the reason,
We all can celebrate
And come to Him to freely receive
His love and saving grace.

© By M.S.Lowndes

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This came in an email this morning...and so true in my life...

God's voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamor.
- Charles Stanley



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haha...love the notice on the change room door. So good.

A Sunday school teacher asked the children just before she dismissed them to go to church, "And why is it necessary to be quiet in church?"
Annie replied, "Because people are sleeping"

A funeral service is being held in a chuch for a woman who has just passed away. At the end of the service, the pallbearers carrying the casket accidentally bump into a wall jarring the casket. They hear a faint moan. They open the casket and find that the women is actually alive. She lives for 10 more years and then dies. A ceremony is again held at the same church and at the end the pallbearers are again carrying the casket out. As they are walking, the husband calls out, "Watch out for the wall!"

It was Palm Sunday but because of a sore throat, 5-year-old Johnny stayed home from church with a sitter. When the family returned home, they were carrying several palm fronds. Johnny asked them what they were for.
"People held them over Jesus' head as he walked by," his father told him.
"Wouldn't you know it," Johnny fumed, "the one Sunday I don't go and he shows up."

Visiting his grandparents, a small boy opened the big family Bible. He was fascinated as he fingered through the old pages. Suddenly, something fell out. He picked it up and found that it was an old leaf that had been pressed flat between the pages. "Mama, look what I found," he called out.
"What have you got there, dear?" his mother asked."
With astonishment in his voice, the boy answered, "I think it's Adam's underwear!"

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Wishing all a blessed and serene Sunday. If you have a favorite verse(s), poem, quote, saying whatever may be on your heart please join us here.

Message on a sign outside a Protestant church:

BEAT THE EASTER RUSH.
COME TO CHURCH THIS SUNDAY.

Scripture verse posted on the door of the infant changing room in the nursery at Wekiva Assembly of God, Longwood, FL: "We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed."

Paul Thigpen
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"Humor and laughter are a resurrection: they allow us to rise again and again."

Harold Wessel

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Here we are at our last Sunday in March, I am looking forward to April and warmer temps. Please join us here just to read or if you have a favorite verse(s), poem, quote or whatever may be on your heart.

Oh, what a cause of thankfulness it is that we have a gracious God to go to on all occasions! Use and enjoy this privilege and you can never be miserable. Oh, what an unspeakable privilege is prayer!

Lady Maxwell

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Wanda and Mauri really liked both of your quotes today, thanks ladies.

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Great quotes Mauri and Shirl.


"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.” - Denis Waitley

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Beautiful quote, Shirl. I have always loved this one:

A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter;
he who finds one finds a treasure.
A faithful friend is beynod price,
no sum can balance his worth.
-Sirach 6:14-15

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We are nearing the end of March, one more serenity Sunday left.If you have a favorite verse(s), poem, quote or whatever may be on your heart, please join us here.

I praise you, Lord, because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know full well. Psalm 139: 34

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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.

--Reinhold Niebuhr



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Mauri I like your post very much, thanks for getting us started this fine serenity Sunday. Everyone is welcome to join us here with a favorite verse(s), poem, quote or whatever may be on your heart.

Prayer is the force as real as terrestrial gravity. As a physician, I have seen men, after all other therapy had failed, lifted out of disease and melancholy by the serene effort of prayer. Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strength. Dr. Alexis Carrel

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Since it is going to be another tech-free Sunday for me when I am done at SP, I wanted to share this excerpt from Emily Dickinson, one of my favorite poets.

Who has not found the heaven below
Will fail of it above.
God’s residence is next to mine,
His furniture is love.

– Emily Dickinson

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We made it through Feb. and are now here at our first serenity Sunday of March. We probably got 3-4 inches more of snow during the night. Please join us here just to read the post or if you have something you'd like to share, all are welcome.



The unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit....is of great worth in God's sight. 1 Peter 3:4

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Every child has known God
Not the God of right and wrong,
Not the God of laws and rules,
Nor the God who has ever done anything weird,
But the God who knows only four words,
And keeps repeating them, saying,
"Come, Dance with Me. Come, Dance with Me."
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If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama



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Feb 23

Lord, thank you for granting us the gift of this day. May we all appreciate each moment and give You the glory for our blessings.

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Well here we are at our last serenity Sunday in Feb., March is fast approaching and spring is nearer everyday, 24 more days. Please join us here just to read or if you have something you'd like to share.

Your mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. --Psalm 36: 5

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Shirl and Mauri...what a lovely way to start the day off, a giggle and renewed hope for spring!

"Every single cell in the human body replaces itself over a period of seven years. That means there's not even the smallest part of you now that was part of you seven years ago."
Steven Hall

What a great way of looking at things!

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Trying to keep hope that spring WILL come, hence this poem:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
“I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.

The waves beside them danced; but they
Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
A poet could not but be gay,
In such a jocund company:
I gazed--and gazed--but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.”
― William Wordsworth, I Wander'd Lonely as a Cloud

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February is moving right along, one more Sunday to go. Here is some Holy Humor to maybe give you a chuckle, the Lord does have a sense of humor. Please feel free to add some Holy Humor or favorite verse(s), poem, quote, saying or whatever may be on your heart. Have a blessed and serene Sunday.

After the service, a little boy told the pastor""When I grow up, I'm going to give you some money." "Well, thank you," the pastor replied, "but why?" "Because my daddy says you're one of the poorest preachers we've ever had."

An usher passing a collection plate in a church overheard a small child exclaim: "Daddy, don't pay for me! I'm only four!"

--via Catherine Hall
Pittsburgh, PA

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Mauri nice quote and I never have a problem with you starting us off. Seeing Valentine's Day is this Friday here's some holy humor. Feel free to join us here with a favorite verse(s), poem, quote, saying or whatever may be on your heart.

Adam's Valentine to Eve
Did not imply a choice;
The modern girls can pick and choose
From many charming boys.
His verse ran thus:
"Dear Miss, I'm Adam.
"I'm all there is to make you Madam."

--Lois Grant Palches
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Jumping the gun again, Shirl, because I want to have a tech free day...

This quotation was in an email I received today and thought it was worth sharing:

As we become purer channels for God's light,
we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world.
A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is,
but toward creating the world that could be.
- Marianne Williamson

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Over breakfast one morning, a woman said to her husband, "I’ll bet you don't know what day this is."

"Of course I do," he answered as if he was offended, and left for the office.

At 10:00 a.m., the doorbell rang and when the woman opened the door, she was handed a box of a dozen long stemmed red roses. At 1:00 p.m., a foil-wrapped, two-pound box of her favorite chocolates was delivered. Later, a boutique delivered a designer dress.

The woman couldn't wait for her husband to come home.

"First the flowers, then the chocolates and then the dress!" she exclaimed.

"I've never had a more wonderful Groundhog Day in my life!

I will overcome
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Our 1st serenity Sunday just happens to be Ground Hog Day also so can't resist some Ground Hog jokes. Have a great Feb. 2! Please feel free to join us, with ground hog jokes, or a favorite verse(s), poem, quote, saying or whatever may be on your heart



What do you get when you cross a groundhog with a pistachio?

A green beast who predicts a dry spring, and acts like a nut.

On Groundhog Day, what does it mean if Punxsutawney Phil comes out and sees the village idiot?

Within 6 weeks you'll have a village full of idiots.

What happened when the groundhog met the dogcatcher?

He became a pound hog!

What's green, has four legs, and jumps out of its hole on Groundhog Day?

The ground frog!

What is a groundhog's favorite book?

Holes

What side of the groundhog has the most hair?

On the outside

What should you do if you find a groundhog sleeping in your bed? Sleep somewhere else

Who leaps tall buildings with a single bound?

Superhog

What do you call a groundhog's laundry?

Hogwash

How do groundhogs smell?

With their noses


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Wanda thanks for getting us started on this last serenity Sunday in Jan, Mauri wasn't far behind you in posting this morning. If you are hear to read or post we are glad to have you join us this morning with your favorite verse(s), poem, quote, saying or whatever may be on your heart.

Jeremiah 29: 11

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Have a blessed and serene Sunday.

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“Sunday is the golden clasp that binds together the volume of the week.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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You cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us..how we can take it, what we do with it..and that is what really counts in the end.
-Joseph Fort Newton

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"Commit your way to the Lord;...He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn.,the justice of your cause like the noonday sun."-Psalm 37:5,6

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Those of you who know me well will know why this is my POSITIVE serene Sunday quotation:

"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. " -- Hal Borland (61 days to official start of spring)

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One more Sunday left in this month. Please feel free to join us here to just read or if you have a favorite verse(s), quote, saying, poem or whatever may be on your heart.

"In Nigeria, the name of God is 'Father of Laughter.'" --Joseph R. Veneroso, Maryknoll magazine

"The One whose throne is in heaven sits laughing" Psalm 2:4

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Great blessings are promised to those who are grateful. The Lord said, “He who receiveth all things with thankfulness shall be made glorious; and the things of this earth shall be added unto him, even an hundred fold, yea, more” (D&C 78:19). Let us follow the counsel of Paul who said, “In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18).

Live your life in gratefulness.

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We are all ready at our second serenity Sunday in Jan. this month will be gone before we know it. If you have a favorite verse(s), quote, poem, saying or whatever may be on your heart feel free to share it here.

"All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors."

John Calvin

Have a peaceful and serene Sunday.

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I cannot conquer what I fear to confront.

I will overcome
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Life is a miracle...love the quote Shirl.

Just thought I would mention here how thrilled I am with all the amazing words that have been chosen for 2014. So very thoughtful and inspiring. If you haven't checked them out, take a couple minutes and read through them.

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Our first serenity Sunday of 2014 and we have snow and no church today. Please join us here if you have a favorite verse(s), quote, poem, saying or whatever may be on your heart.


"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Albert Einstein

I would like to believe everything is a miracle. Have a blessed and serene Sunday.

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Love the quotes Mauri and Shirl. They are so right on.

"Maybe this year, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives not looking for flaws, but looking for potential."
Ellen Goodman.

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Mauri thanks for getting us going this last serenity Sunday of 2013. I didn't know if I'd find the time this morning to post here or not, but waiting for a batch of cookie dough to chill, so thought I'd pop in.

- We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.

Edith Lovejoy Pierce

Soon we'll be saying good-bye to 2013 and hello 2014. Have a great serenity Sunday. If you have a quote, poem, favorite verse(s), saying or whatever may be on your heart please join us here.

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Going technology free today in the hopes of having a serene Sunday...These two quotes were in an email I received, both attibuted as "Anonymous." They really touched my spirit. Hope you find them to do the same.
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"The will of God will never take you to where the grace of God will not protect you."
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"Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace."

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I figured we only have one more silly Sat. and serenity Sunday, so thought I'd just go ahead and finish for 2013. If you have a favorite verse(s), poem, quote, saying or whatever may be on your heart please feel free to join us. A Blessed and Merry Christmas to all.

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Bible

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Good morning and Mauri thanks for getting us started this serenity Sunday. If you have a favorite verse(s), quote, saying, poem or whatever may be on your hear feel free to share it here with us. Have a blessed and serene Sunday.

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? Buddha

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Shirl, hope you don't mind I jumped the gun this morning. Just want to step away from the computer today.
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When you arise in the morning,
give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength.
Give thanks for your food, and the joy of living.
If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself.
- Tecumseh



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Shirl, I love the image of God waiting in the silence as we rush by. Reminds me why we need to be quiet in our lives.

Thinking of Christmas coming upon us quickly and God in the silence, the word that comes to mind is peace.
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Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Guide our feet into the way of peace.
- Luke 1:79

There is no way to peace; peace IS the way.
- A. J. Muste

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"We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems." ~~John W. Gardner, US administrator (1912 - 2002)


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Well here we are at our first serenity Sunday in Dec., this year is like a run away snowball, quickly going by. Mauri loved those two quotes, very nice. If you have a favorite verse(s), quote, poem or whatever may be on your heart.

God is waiting in the silence
As the world goes rushing by;
Will not someone stop and listen,
Answer quickly, "Here am I"? --Smith

Have a blessed and serene Sunday.

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Like that quote, Shirl. Thank you for sharing it.

"To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter; to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life." – John Burroughs

With the US Thanksgiving this week, thought I'd share this one as well"

I thank you God for this most amazing day,
for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and for the blue dream of sky
and for everything which is natural,
which is infinite, which is yes.
- e. e. cummings

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Sunday, Nov. 24, we have arrived at our last serenity Sunday in Nov. and our last week of Nov. Our year is quickly winding down and we'll soon be in a new year. If you have a favorite verse(s), poem, quote or whatever may be on your heart, please join us here.

Heather liked your passage from last Sunday and thanks for joining us here.

Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. Groucho Marx

Have a blessed and serene Sunday,

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One of my favorite passages is from Phil. 4:4-6, a prayer of thanksgiving that is for everyday and not on just special occasions. "Rejoice in the Lord again i say rejoice....Don't worry about, but in everything through prayer and petition in thanksgiving let your requests be known to God." emoticon

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Good morning on this serenity Sunday. If you have a favorite verse(s), poem, quote or whatever may be on your heart please share here with us.

The magnitude of life is overwhelming. Angels are here to help us take it peace by peace.
Levende Waters

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Love today's quotes Mauri and Shirl. Thank you for sharing.

To be at peace we must first learn to accept ourselves. Coming to peace with who we are, what we have, and what we do is the spiritual basis for the acceptance of others.

The Monastic Way
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Blessed Sunday to you, Shirl!

I am cleaning out some saved emails this morning, and found this quote. Good suggestion for me today as I head to the beautiful Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
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"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul." - John Muir



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Wishing all a serene and blessed Sunday. If you have a favorite verse(s), poem, quote, saying or whatever may be on your heart, please join us here and share.

If you want your neighbor to know what Christ will do for them, let the neighbor see what Christ has done for you. --Houston Times

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