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  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SUNDAY

    10/20/2019 12:38:00 AM, by ANHELIC

    OVERCOMERS Little children it is the last hour;and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichirists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour....But you have an anointing from the Holy One. 1 John 2:18-20 One day the world will welcome history's most... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/19/19

    10/19/2019 9:38:55 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    Today has been a long day, and it's not over yet! I woke up at 6 am to feed the cats and never fell back asleep, which is rare for me. I think I was thinking about that term paper and how much I wanted to get it done, so I got up just after 7. After breakfast and whatnot, I started the paper and got... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/18/19

    10/19/2019 12:24:27 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I am finally getting caught up my homework for the week. I have a final term paper due for Import/Export this weekend (class ends Sunday). I worked on it all day. It is supposed to be at least 20 pages long. I have 21.5 pages written. I don't have much left to do, just rewriting one section that doe... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SATURDAY

    10/18/2019 11:47:01 PM, by ANHELIC

    AN EYE FOR AN EYE You have heard that is was said, "An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth." Matthew 2:38 When a woman in Ohio pepper sprayed a relative, a judge gave the assailant a chance of two options, be pepper sprayed herself by her victim ("an eye for an eye"0 or spend 30 days ... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR FRIDAY

    10/17/2019 11:51:07 PM, by ANHELIC

    PRAYER WARRIORS If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire and it shall be done for you. John 15:7 Pearl Goode, 65, a nurse in Pasadena, saw a newspaper clipping about an evangelistic meeting in downtown Los Angeles in 1949. She drove to the site and beg... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR THURSDAY

    10/17/2019 12:34:51 AM, by ANHELIC

    IRREVOCABLE CONVICTION I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death blessing and cursing, therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live. Deuteronomy 30:19 When someone is convicted of a crime and sent to prison, he bec... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/15/19

    10/15/2019 10:55:14 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I have been way too tired to blog the last couple of days. I fell into a deep sleep upon going to bed both last night and the night before. I'm hoping that my sleep schedule is getting better. I think I am sleeping better overall. I did a sleep study last night. It's the kind that you bring it ... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR WEDNESDAY

    10/15/2019 9:55:36 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE SEEKER I (Jesus) will deliver you (Paul) from the Jewish people, as well as from the Gentiles, to whom I now send you. Acts 26:17 Much theological ink has been used through the ages in an attempt to answer this question: Does man seek God or does God seek man? If Romans 3:11b was... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR TUESDAY

    10/15/2019 12:09:56 AM, by ANHELIC

    HEAVEN AND EARTH But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to the innumerable company of Angels. Hebrews 12:22 In his 1933 novel Lost horizon, British author James Hilton introduced the world to "Shangri-La," a kind of heaven on earth i... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SUNDAY

    10/12/2019 11:15:18 PM, by ANHELIC

    WE BELONG TOGETHER Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving, honor to the wife...as being heirs together of the grace of life. 1 Peter 3:7 A story was overheard recently as two old men sat in a coffee shop talking about the recent death of one man's wife. The wi... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/11/19

    10/11/2019 11:52:54 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    Today has been a very exciting day! I woke up at 6 am and couldn't fall back asleep. I thought of some things I wanted to do so I got up. I have been going since then. The main thing I wanted to do was look at the AICPA's website (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) and see if I coul... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SATURDAY

    10/11/2019 11:12:04 PM, by ANHELIC

    GOD THE SHEPHERD I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. John 10:11 One characteristic of sheep is their willingness to follow a leader. They are known for flocking behavior and their social tendencies; so when one sheep begins to move in a certain di... Read more

  • BIBLE VERSE FOR SATURDAY

    10/11/2019 11:12:04 PM, by ANHELIC

    GOD THE SHEPHERD I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. John 10:11 One characteristic of sheep is their willingness to follow a leader. They are known for flocking behavior and their social tendencies; so when one sheep begins to move in a certain di... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/10/19

    10/11/2019 12:39:50 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So I was really upset yesterday morning when I weighed myself and it showed that I was up 4 lbs. from Saturday. However, I knew that it probably wasn't accurate as my scale has been all over the place and it's hard to tell what I weigh. At the advice of a Spark friend, I bought and installed a new b... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/9/19

    10/9/2019 1:02:49 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I am finishing my day with a bowl of low fat pudding. That has been my go to dessert the last couple of months. I have small snack bowls that are the perfect size for it when I make it. It's great because it's portion controlled and I am unlikely to eat two bowls. I found myself craving pudding last... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/7/19

    10/8/2019 12:54:38 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    Cookie is slowly adjusting to living here. She still lives in the closet most of the time, but ventures out throughout the day to say hi and eat. She's still a little scared of the other two cats, but she did go up to Felix and sniff him today, and there was no hissing, so that's a good sign. I want... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/5/19

    10/6/2019 12:57:50 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I am happy to report that I am down three pounds this week. I wasn't sure I believed the scale so I weighed myself three times. I am down to 190.8 lbs. I will probably be up a little next week Wed. when I weigh in again as that's how things tend to go for me. But I am just glad that I am moving in t... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/3/19

    10/4/2019 2:01:44 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    All of my SP friends are talking about Halloween, so I better get going. At my church we do trunk or treat, which I love because I get to hand out candy. I am gated in both front and back, so no one can actually get to my door to get candy. I got Peanuts decorations through Oriental Trading Company ... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 10/2/19

    10/3/2019 12:44:32 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I'll make this quick, as I'm falling asleep while I sit here. I had my first Tax Planning class tonight. This is the class I have been really looking forward to. I've always been fascinated by how taxes get done and calculated, even as a kid. I would watch my Dad do our family's taxes and not unders... Read more

  • A Day at the Apple Orchards

    10/2/2019 12:34:54 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    My friend B. and I went to Oak Glen, CA today. It's east of Riverside about 20 miles, up in the hills near the mountains. It was nice and cool there, actually cold in the shade. First, we went for lunch. I had a roast beef sandwich with mashed potatoes. I would have liked a salad, but they didn't ha... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 9/30/19

    10/1/2019 1:19:04 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    Well, Cookie is going to be the Queen around here once she settles in. She's taking no guff from Felix and Tang. Any time she sees them she hisses and growls. Tang backs away slowly, but stays close because he is curious about her. Felix hasn't seen her as much and was fascinated by Cookie this afte... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 9/28/19

    9/28/2019 9:33:03 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I slept really bad last night, only about 4 hours, and I am paying for it today. I think it was because I was nervous about driving into LA to pick up the foster kitty, Cookie. I just wanted to get her and get it done. So this morning I headed out and while there was only a little bit of traffic, th... Read more

  • STILL HAVING HEADACHES/VERTIGO PROBLEMS.

    9/28/2019 5:19:35 PM, by ANHELIC

    Having one good day a week and then it's not the greatest. Hoping the doctor will soon send me for some other tests to get to the bottom of these issues. God bless everyone, Blessings and Love from Pixie, Franklin and Me. They are keeping close by every day. God bless you. Missing my blogs and... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 9/27/19

    9/27/2019 11:54:00 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    Well, it's almost 9 AM. I woke up at 5:45 AM and brushed my teeth as my mouth tasted bad and new did fall back asleep. So I got up at 6:30. I have had breakfast and copious amounts of coffee and cooked dinner already. I just had to bake a sweet potato for black bean smothered sweet potatoes. I will ... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 9/26/19

    9/26/2019 11:32:59 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I made pot roast in the crock pot for dinner tonight, and the house smelled wonderful all day. I got up at 5:45 AM to get it cooking, then went back to bed. I'm so happy that I can get pot roast to work with my calorie count. I have enough food for a small army so I will be well fed through the week... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 9/25/19

    9/26/2019 12:27:13 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I went to the funeral of one of our church elders today. She was 91 years old and a spunky person. She will be sorely missed, but it was a lovely funeral. The eulogy by our priest was spot-on. After that I came home and cleaned and my landlord fixed my AC. It had died last night, but just the filter... Read more

  • Goals & Gratitude 9/23/19

    9/23/2019 11:05:41 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    Thank you for all the birthday wishes, everyone! I went with my friend Brianna into downtown Los Angeles. We took the train so we didn't have to drive. We walked from the train station to Little Tokyo to the Japanese American National Museum. It was a small museum, but very interesting. Lots of info... Read more

  • SORRY FOR STILL NOT FEEL WELL ENOUGH TO POST MY BLOG.

    9/21/2019 12:26:58 AM, by ANHELIC

    I have battled headaches and a bout of Vertigo all week.along with my ArthritisI and rotator cuff in both shoulders, am praying that I can get some strength over the weekend with rest. I hope I will be back the first of the week. Had to cancel medical appointments all week. God bless you, my Spar... Read more