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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

A Prayer for You


Each and everyone one of us are going through tough times right now, but God is getting ready to bless you in a way that only He can. Keep the faith.

My instructions were to pick four people that I wanted God to bless, and I picked you. Please pass this to at least (4) people you want to be blessed and a copy back to me.

This prayer is powerful, and prayer is one of the best gifts we receive.
There is no cost bu t a lot of rewards. Let's continue to pray for one another.


The prayer:

Father, I ask You to bless my friends, relatives and those that I care deeply for, who are reading this right now. Show them a new revelation of your love and power. Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment. Where there is pain, give them your peace and mercy. Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through your grace. Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. In Jesus' precious name. Amen.


(If the Lord lays upon your heart to send this to more than four people, you are truly blessed).

THESE ARE FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I would rather have one rose and a kind word from a friend while I'm here,
than a whole truck load when I'm gone .

THESE ARE FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Forward to all your friends, including me.

And don't tell me you're too busy for this. Don't you know the phrase 'stop and smell the flowers'?

See how many 'bouquets' you end up with!

Happiness keeps you Sweet,
Trials keep you Strong,
Sorrows keep you Human,
Failures keep you Humble,
Success keeps you Glowing ,

But Only Friends Keep You Going!

F A M I L Y

I ran into a stranger as he passed by,
'Oh excuse me please' was my reply.

He said, 'Please excuse me too;
I wasn't watching for you.'

We were very polite, this stranger and I.
We went on our way and we said goodbye.

But at home a different story is told,
How we treat our loved ones, young and old.

Later that day, cooking the evening meal,
My son stood beside me very still.

When I turned, I nearly knocked him down.
'Move out of the way,' I said with a frown.

He walked away, his little heart broken.
I didn't realize how harshly I'd spoken.

While I lay awake in bed,
God's still small voice came to me and said,


'While dealing with a stranger,
common courtesy you use,
but the family you love, you seem to abuse.


Go and look on the kitchen floor,
You'll find some flowers there by the door.


Those are the flowers he brought for you.
He picked them himself: pink, yellow and blue.


He stood very quietly not to spoil the surprise,
you never saw the tears that filled his li ttle eyes.'


By this time, I felt very small,
And now my tears began to fall.


I quietly went and knelt by his bed;
'Wake up, little one, wake up,' I said.


'Are these the flowers you picked for me?'
He smiled, 'I found 'em, out by the tree.


I picked 'em because they're pretty like you.
I knew you'd like 'em, especially the blue.'


I said, 'Son, I'm very sorry for the way I acted today;
I shouldn't have yelled at you that way.'
He said, 'Oh, Mom, that's okay.
I love you anyway.'


I said, 'Son, I love you too,
and I do like the flowers, especially the blue.'


FAMILY
Are you aware that if we died tomorrow, the company
that we are working for could easily rep lace us in
a matter of days.
But the family we left behind will feel the loss
for the rest of their lives.


And come to think of it, we pour ourselves more
into work than into our own family,
an unwise investment indeed,
don't you think?
So what is behind the story?


Do you know what the word FAMILY means?
FAMILY = (F)ATHER (A)ND (M)OTHER (I) (L)OVE (Y)OU


Pass this message to 7 people except you and me ...


You will receive a miracle tomorrow.
Don't ignore and God will bless you

A POST THANKSGIVING POEM (although a little late)

TWAS THE NIGHT AFTER THANKSGIVING BUT I JUST COULDN'T SLEEP

I TRIED COUNTING BACKWARDS, I TRIED COUNTING SHEEP.

THE LEFTOVERS BECKONED - THE DARK MEAT AND WHITE

BUT I FOUGHT THE TEMPTATION WITH ALL OF MY MIGHT!

TOSSING AND TURNING WITH ANTICIPATION THE THOUGHT OF A SNACK BECAME INFATUATION.

SO, I RACED TO THE KITCHEN, FLUNG OPEN THE DOOR AND GAZED AT THE FRIDGE,

FULL OF GOODIES GALORE.

GOBBLED UP TURKEY AND BUTTERED POTATOES, PICKLES AND CARROTS, BEANS AND TOMATOES.

I FELT MYSELF SWELLING SO PLUMP AND SO ROUND,

'TIL ALL OF A SUDDEN, I ROSE OFF THE GROUND.

I CRASHED THROUGH THE CEILING, FLOATING INTO THE SKY

WITH A MOUTHFUL OF PUDDING AND A HANDFUL OF PIE.

BUT, I MANAGED TO YELL AS I SOARED PAST THE TREES....

HAPPY EATING TO ALL - PASS THE CRANBERRIES, PLEASE.

MAY YOUR STUFFING BE TASTY, MAY YOUR TURKEY BE PLUMP.
MAY YOUR POTATOES 'N GRAVY HAVE NARY A LUMP,
MAY YOUR YAMS BE DELICIOUS
MAY YOUR PIES TAKE THE PRIZE,
MAY YOUR THANKSGIVING DINNER STAY OFF OF YOUR THIGHS!!! :)

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Monday, November 17, 2008

God is Good All the Time.

NAME IT and CLAIM IT , BELIEVE IT and RECEIVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!

It's a POWERFUL PRAYER! When you are DOWN to nothing ... God is UP to something'

Father,in the Name of Jesus,

bless me even while I'm reading this prayer

and bless the one that sent this to me in a special way.

Open doors in our lives today , Save and set free!

Give us a double portion of your Spirit as we take back everything that the devil has stolen:

****Emotional Health

****Physical Health

****Finances

****Relationships

****Children

****Jobs

****Homes

****Marriages

I cancel every plot, plan and scheme the enemy has devised
Against us in the NAME OF JESUS. And I declare:

NO WEAPON FORMED AGAINST US WILL PROSPER. I speak LIFE into every dead situation. And , I thank you that nothing is over until YOU say it's over!

Speak prophetically into our lives and to our situations:

****our households are blessed;

**** our health is blessed;

**** our marriages are blessed;

**** our finances are blessed;

**** our relationships are blessed;

**** our businesses are blessed;

**** our jobs are blessed;

**** our children are blessed;

**** our grandchildren are blessed;

**** our parents are blessed;

**** our siblings are blessed;

**** our ministries are blessed;

**** our decisions are blessed;

**** our friends are blessed.

**** Mortgages are paid and debts

Canceled; our hearts' desires are on the way; According to YOUR perfect will and plan for our lives.

YOU SAID YOU'D NEVER FORSAKE US! IN JESUS' NAME! AMEN!

Say this prayer , and then send it to EVERYBODY YOU KNOW.

Within hours countless people will have prayed for you , and you will have caused a multitude of people to pray to God for each other 'Safety is not the absence of danger , but is the presence of God’

A kid asked Jesus...

How much do u love me? Jesus replied , 'I love! You this much.' and he stretched his arms to the cross and died for us.

If you believe in God, you will send this to everyone on your list.

I like you because of who you are to me. I treat you as a true friend. But if I don't get this back , I get the hint , you don't have time...

Trust Love....

Have enough courage to trust Love one more time... And always one more time. ~


Maya Angelou

The Will of God...


"The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you."

God is Enough


"When you have nothing left but God, then for the first time you become aware that God is enough"

Tell the Storm


~Don't tell God how big your storm is, tell the storm how BIG your GOD is!~

Joshua 1:9

Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.

Monday, November 3, 2008

There comes a point...

There comes a point in your life when you realize:

who matters,
who never did,
who won't anymore...
and who always will.
So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future.


Give these flowers to everyone you don't want to lose, including me, if that's what is in your heart.
Try to collect 12; it's not easy!
'Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.

Have a Blessed Day


God has already given blessings to you--
So instead of complaining,
Give him thanks and know that you are always in God's hands--

Stop doubting Him and have faith.
When your burdens are too heavy to carry,
let Him carry you.

Always remember-- no evil shall prosper against you.
So tell yourself
I can do all things!!
You are too blessed to be stressed!!

He has given all of us

Grace
Mercy &
Peace.

And because you are a blessing to my life,

Have a Blessed Day!

TEN PREDICTIONS NO MATTER WHO WINS THE ELECTION




1. The Bible will still have all the answers.

2. Prayer will still work.

3. The Holy Spirit will still move.

4. God will still inhabit the praises of His people.

5. There will still be God-anointed preaching.

6. There will still be singing of praise to God.

7. God will still pour out blessings upon His people.

8. There will still be room at the Cross.

9. Jesus will still love you.

10. Jesus will still save the lost.



ISN'T IT GREAT TO KNOW WHO IS STILL IN CONTROL?

(AMEN!!!)

Saturday, October 11, 2008

BEAUTIFUL CHRISTIAN SISTER

BEAUTIFUL CHRISTIAN SISTER

by Maya Angelou

A woman's heart should be so hidden in Christ
that a man should have to seek Him first to find her.

When I say... 'I am a Christian' I'm not shouting 'I'm clean living''
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 ad mitting 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!'


Pretty is as Pretty does... but beautiful is just plain beautiful!

TODAY IS BEAUTIFUL CHRISTIAN SISTERS DAY

I'm supposed to send this to BEAUTIFUL WOMEN, and you are one of them!

If you share this with other women, you will boost another woman's self esteem, and she will know that you care about her.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

YouTube - Yes, We Can- Barackapella

This is a video done by some high school students in Oregon. Even if you are a McCain supporter, you have to admire the work put in the learn the words to the Yes We Can song by John Legend and will i am.

YouTube - Yes, We Can- Barackapella

Sunday, October 5, 2008

When God Leads You..


When God leads you to the edge of the cliff, trust Him fully and let go, only 1 of 2 things will happen, either He'll catch you when you fall, or He'll teach you how to fly! 'The power of one sentence! God is going to shift things around for you today and let things work in your favor. If you believe, send it. If you don't believe, delete it. God closes doors no man can open & God opens doors no man can close. If you need God to open some doors for you...send this to ten people. Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing...

God determines

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

When there is nothing left but God, that is when you find out that God is all you need.

I need this back. If you'll do this for me, I'll do it for you. Take 60 seconds and give this a shot! All you do is simply say the following small prayer for the person who sent you this.

Dear Lord

Hello FABULOUS Woman!

'Never allow someone to be your Priority, While allowing yourself to be their Option'


Hello FABULOUS Woman! You have been hit. You have been considered one of the 10 MOST FABULOUS women with warm loving hearts on my friends list. Once you have been hit, you have to hit 10 FABULOUS women. If you get hit again you know you're really FABULOUS.

Love you sis

LOVE YOU SIS!!!!!
NOW YOU'RE ON THE CLOCK!!!!
IN 9 MINUTES SOMETHING WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY, BUT YOU HAVE TO TELL 9 SISTERS YOU LOVE THEM INCLUDING ME. GO!!!!

Sunday, September 21, 2008

LEMONS and SUGAR

This should probably be taped to your bathroom mirror where one could read it every day. You may not realize it, but it's 100% true.


1. There are at least two people in this world that you would die for.


2. At least 15 people in this world love you in some way.


3. The only reason anyone would ever hate you is because they want to be just like you.


4. A smile from you can bring happiness to anyone, even if they don't like you.

5. Every night, SOMEONE thinks about you before they go to sleep.


6. You mean the world to someone.


7. You are special and unique.


8. Someone that you don't even know exists loves you.


9. When you make the biggest mistake ever, something good comes from it.


10. When you think the world has turned its back on you take another look.


11. Always remember the compliments you received. Forget about the rude remarks.




So.........
If you are a loving friend,
send this to everyone,
including the one that sent it to you.
If you get it back, then they really do love you.


And always remember....
when life hands you Lemons,
ask for Sugar and call me over!


Good friends are like stars.
You don't always see them,
But you know they are always there..


'Whenever God Closes One Door He Always Opens Another, Even Though Sometimes It's Hell in the Hallway'




I would rather have one rose and a kind word from a friend while I'm here than a whole truckload when I'm gone.


Forward to all your friends.
And don't tell me you're too busy for this..
Don't you know the phrase
'stop and smell the flowers'?
See how many 'bouquets' you end up with.


Happiness keeps You Sweet,
Trials keep You Strong,
Sorrows keep You Human,
Life keeps You Humble,
Success keeps You Glowing,
But Only God keeps You Going

To A Beatuiful Lady


Dear GOD,

The Lady reading this is Beautiful, Classy, Strong and I LOVE HER. Help her live her life to the Fullest. Please Promote her and cause her to Excel above expectations. Help her to Shine in darkest places and Love where it is impossible to LOVE.

Amen

Send to all the Ladies you Love. I Just DID!!!!.

Strange but very true...

Isn't it strange
how a 20 dollar bill seems like such a large amount when you donate it to church,
but such a small amount when you go shopping?

Isn't it strange
how 2 hours seem so long when you're at church, and how short they seem when you're watching a good movie?

Isn't it strange
that you can't find a word to say when you're praying but..
you have no trouble thinking what to talk about with a friend?

Isn't it strange
how difficult and boring it is to read one chapter of the Bible but how easy it is to read 100 pages of a popular novel?

Isn't it strange
how everyone wants front-row-tickets to concerts or games but they do whatever is possible to sit at the last row in Church?

Isn't it strange
how we need to know about an event for Church 2-3 weeks before the day so we can include it in our agenda, but we can adjust it for other events in the last minute?

Isn't it strange
how difficult it is to learn a fact about God to share it with others;
but how easy it is to learn, understand, extend and repeat gossip?

Isn't it strange
how we believe everything that magazines and newspapers say but....
we question the words in the Bible?



Isn't it strange
how everyone wants a place in heaven but...
they don't want to believe, do, or say anything to get there?

Isn't it strange
how we send jokes in e-mails and they are forwarded right away but when we are going to send messages about God, we think about it twice before we share it with others?


IT'S STRANGE ISN'T IT?
Now that you've read this message, will you forward it to anybody that you consider a friend, family member or foe (enemy)?



If you choose not to share His message you may deprive yourself from being blessed as well as depriving others...
who may need God in their life.

Time

'The most precious thing we can share with another is time, make certain they are worthy'.

Josephine 'Josie' Paige

Sunday, September 14, 2008

'MEET ME IN THE STAIRWELL' - September 11


You say you will never forget where you were when you heard the news
On September 11, 2001.

Neither will I.

I was on the 110th floor in a smoke filled room with a man who called his wife to say 'Good-Bye.' I held his fingers steady as he dialed. I gave him the peace to say, 'Honey, I am not going to make it, but it is OK..I am ready to go.'
I was with his wife when he called as she fed breakfast to their children. I held her up as she tried to understand his words and as she realized he wasn't coming home that night.

I was in the stairwell of the 23rd floor when a woman cried out to Me for help. 'I have been knocking on the door of your heart for 50 years!' I said. 'Of course I will show you the way home - only believe in Me now.'

I was at the base of the building with the Priest ministering to the injured and devastated souls. I took him home to tend to his Flock in Heaven. He heard my voice and answered.

I was on all four of those planes, in every seat, with every prayer. I was with the crew as they were overtaken. I was in the very hearts of the believers there, comforting and assuring them that their faith has saved them.

I was in Texas, Virginia, California, Michigan, Afghanistan.
I was standing next to you when you heard the terrible news.
Did you sense Me?

I want you to know that I saw every face. I knew every name - though not all know Me. Some met Me for the first time on the 86th floor.

Some sought Me with their last breath.
Some couldn't hear Me calling to them through the smoke and flames;
'Come to Me... this way... take my hand.'
Some chose, for the final time, to ignore Me.
But, I was there.


I did not place you in the Tower that day. You may not know why, but I do. However, if you were there in that explosive moment in time, would you have reached for Me?





Sept. 11, 2001, was not the end of the journey for you. But someday your journey will end. And I will be there for you as well. Seek Me now while I may be found. Then, at any moment, you know you are 'ready to go.'

I will be in the stairwell of your final moments.

God
During the next 60 seconds, stop whatever you are doing, and take this opportunity. (Literally it is only 1 minute.) All you have to do is the following:

Stop and think and appreciate God's power in your life, for doing what you know is pleasing to Him. If you are not ashamed to do this, follow the instructions. Jesus said, 'If you are ashamed of Me, I will be ashamed of you before My Father'

If you are not ashamed, copy and send this message...only if you believe 'Yes, I love my God. He is my fountain of Life and My Savior. He Keeps me going day and
night. Without Him, I am no one. But with Him, I can do everything. Christ is my strength.'







Prayer chain for our Military...please don't break it



As Water Reflects Face, So To A Man's Actions Reflect His Heart

Monday, September 1, 2008

Saint of the LIttle Ways

Look at the picture read the prayer and then make a wish and read the prayer again.



In case you are not aware, Saint Theresa is known as the Saint of the Little Ways, meaning she believed in doing the little things in life well and with great love. She is represented by roses.

May everyone who receives this message be blessed. Theresa's Prayer cannot be deleted. REMEMBER to make a wish before you read the prayer. That's all you have to do. There is no thing attached. Just share this with people and see what happens on the fourth day. Sorry you have to forward the message, but try not to break this, please. Prayer is one of the best free gifts we receive. Read the prayer below.
______________________________
Saint Theresa's Prayer

May today there be peace within.
May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.
May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith.
May you use those gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you.
May you be content knowing you are a child of God. Let this presence settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love.
It is there for each and every one of us.
______________________________

Now, send this to 11 people within the next 5 minu tes. And remember to send this back. I count as 1...You'll see why.

You are Being Tested


God has seen you struggling, God says it's over.

A blessing is coming your way.


I AM GIVING YOU 600 MILLION ANGELS TO TAKE CARE OF YOU, SEND THEM TO 10
FRIENDS, INCLUDING ME AND YOU WILL HAVE GOOD NEWS IN 10 MINUTES.
PLEASE DON'T IGNORE YOU ARE BEING TESTED.

You are on the Clock!

LOVE YOU SIS!!!!!
NOW You're ON THE CLOCK!!!!

IN 9 MINUTES SOMETHING WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY, BUT YOU HAVE TO TELL 9 SISTERS YOU LOVE THEM INCLUDING ME.

GO!!!!

The Prayer

Father,

I ask You to bless my friends, relatives and those that I care deeply for, who are reading this right now. Show them a new revelation of your love and power.

Holy Spirit,

I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment. Where there is pain, give them your peace and mercy. Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence
through your grace. Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings.

In Jesus' precious name. Amen.



(If the Lord lays upon your heart to send this to more than four people, you are truly blessed).
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And now you have been prayed for. And the rest of you, have been prayed for as well:)

Each and everyone one of us are going through tough times right now, but God is getting ready to bless you in a way that only He can.

Keep the faith.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Concentrate on this sentence

To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did.
When God takes something from your grasp,
He's not punishing you, but merely opening your hands to receive something better.

Concentrate on this sentence.....

The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.
Something good will happen to you today.

I thank You for this day

Dear Lord, I thank You for this day,
I thank You for my being able to see
and to hear this morning.
I'm blessed because You are
a forgiving God and
an understanding God.
You have done so much for me
and You keep on blessing me.
Forgive me this day for everything
I have done, said or thought
that was not pleasing to you.

I ask now for Your forgiveness.
Please keep me safe
from all danger and harm.
Help me to start this day
with a new attitude and plenty of gratitude.
Let me make the best of each and every day
to clear my mind so that I can hear from You.
Please broaden my mind
that I can accept all things.
Let me not whine and whimper
over things I have no control over.
And give me the best response
when I'm pushed beyond my limits.

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 will delete this
without sharing it with others
I pray for those that don't believe.

But I thank You that 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; that they are out of debt
and all their needs are met.
I pray that every eye that reads this
knows there is no problem, circumstance,
or situation greater than God..
Every battle is in Your hands for You to fight.

I pray that these words be received
into the hearts of every eye that sees it
in Jesus' name. Amen!

If you prayed this prayer,
change the number in the subject box
before forwarding the message
so people can see how many
other people have done so.
God Bless ! ! ! ! !
Just repeat this phrase and see how God moves!!

God I love you and I need you,
come into my heart, please.
Pass this message to 10 people except you and me. You will receive a miracle tomorrow.
Don't ignore this and God will bless you.
Know that you are already blessed
by the person who sent this to you.


Make it a Great Day!!
________________________________

Sacred Rose


Sometimes in life, you find a special friend;

Someone who changes your life just by being part of it.

Someone who makes you laugh until you can't stop;

Someone who makes you believe that there really is good in the world.

Someone who convinces you that there really is an unlocked door just waiting for you to open it.

This is Forever Friendship.

This is the sacred RED ROSE.


You MUST pass this rose on to at least 5 people within the hour of receiving this rose. After you do, make a wish.

If you have passed it on, your wish will come true and love will come your way shortly.

If not your life will stay the same as it has always been.

Just be nice & pass it on....May we all be loved so much.

Friend if I don't get this back I can take a hint!

Send this to 8 people or more and if this is sent back to you then you know that you are a true friend...

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Bible verse of the Day

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Bible Verses - Think Possibilities

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An Inspiratonal Collection

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From Chuck2k6

I Believe

Thanks to Joetow on youtube

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Inspirational Stories Motivates you to Fulfill your Dreams!

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From SkyQuestCom on  Youtube

Electronic Pet Dog Tricks

TYPE IN a command and see what happens (sit, roll over, down, stand, sing, dance, shake, fetch, play dead, kiss)

Click here: I Do Dog Tricks

Money Angel


Lotto 649 - Hope this works!
Money Angel

This is a money angel
Pass it to 6 of your good friends, or family
and be rich in 4 Days.
Pass it to 12 of your good friends. or family
and be rich in 2 Days.
I am not joking. You will find an unexpected windfall.
If you delete it, you will beg.
Trust me!!!

Monday, July 21, 2008

A few Pennies

THIS MORNING I SEARCHED MY WALLET. . . IT WAS EMPTY.

THEN I CHECKED MY POCKETS. . I FOUND A FEW COINS.





THEN I SEARCHED MY HEART. . . . AND FOUND YOU. . . I REALIZED HOW RICH I REALLY AM!!!!




Thanks for being my friend. May you be as rich as I am!

LIFE ISN'T ABOUT WAITING FOR THE STORM TO PASS.....IT'S ABOUT LEARNING TO DANCE IN THE RAIN!


Forward this Friendship Ball to All The People That You Care About . . I JUST DID!!

What is most valuable, is not what we have in our lives, but WHO we have in our lives.

Free your heart from hatred - Forgive.
Free your mind from worries - Most never happen.
Live simply and appreciate what you have.
Give more. Expect less.

May You Have the Greatest of Journeys, Good Health, Love, Joy, Peace, True Happiness and Friendship and Safety Always.,

Religious Kitsch

I am teaching a course on Creativity and Expression at Medaille College. One of the vocabulary words we discuss is kitsch. Derived from Yiddish (I believe), it signifies something that some consider art, but other consider commonplace, tacky or crass; not lacking in artistic merit.


I give you this definition to preface the website link which is what I would describe as religious kitsch. Lots of stuff that is silly cute or profane (depending on how serious a person you are), like St. Anthony the Patron Saint of Bacon, pictured on your left.

So, take it with the spirit it was intended and giggle, smile, and enjoy!

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Help give out Free Mammograms

We have a favour to ask!

It only takes 30 seconds....

Please tell ten friends to tell ten today! The Breast Cancer site is having trouble getting enough people to click on their site daily to meet their quota of donating at least one free mammogram a day to an underprivileged woman. It takes less than a minute to go to their site and click on 'donating a mammogram' for free (pink window in the middle)..

This doesn't cost you a thing. Their corporate sponsors /advertisers use the number of daily visits to donate mammogram in exchange for advertising.

Here's the web site! Pass it along to people you know.



AGAIN, PLEASE TELL 10 FRIENDS TO TELL 10 TODAY

I AM CLAIMING THIS FOR YOU.



Three things will happen to you this coming week:
( 1) You will find favor with someone you do not expect;
(2) You will be too relevant to be ignored;
(3) You will encounter God and you will never remain the same, Amen.

My prayer for you today:
The eyes beholding this message shall not behold evil, the hands that
will send this message to others shall not labor in vain, the mouth
saying Amen to this prayer shall laugh forever. Remain in God's love
as you send this prayer to everybody on your list. Have a lovely
journey of life! Trust in the Lord with all your heart and He will
never fail you because He is Awesome!

If you truly need a blessing, continue reading this email:



Heavenly Father, most Gracious and Loving God, I pray to you that you
abundantly bless my family and me. I know that you recognize, that a
family is more than just a mother, father, sister, brother, husband and
wife, but all who believe and trust in you. Father, I send up a prayer
request for blessings for not only the person who sent this to me, but
for me and all that I have forwarded this message on to. And that the
power of joined prayer by those who believe and trust in you is more
powerful than anything. I thank you in advance for your blessings.

God, deliver the person reading this right now from debt and debt
burdens. Release your Godly wisdom that I may be a good steward over
all that You have given me Father, for I know how wonderful and mighty
you are and how if we just obey you and walk In your word and have the
faith of a mustard seed that you will pour out blessings. I thank you
now Lord for the recent blessings I have received and for the blessings
yet to come because I know you are not done with me yet. In Jesus name,
I pray, Amen!

TAKE 60 SECONDS and send this on quickly and within hours, you will
have caused a multitude of people to pray to God for each other. Then
sit back and watch the power of God work in your life for doing the
thing that you know He loves or sit back and relax in knowing you have
been prayed for. Remain Blessed!!!

Subject: To My Powerful Women Friends



Live your life in such a way that
when your feet hit the floor in the morning,
Satan shudders and says

‘ OH SHIT... SHE’S AWAKE’

Have a blessed day!!!

Receive me with love and send me to other houses so I can bless them.
Have a blessed day.






I am leaving the house to come to yours







I am at the door, I knock. If someone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with them at their table. Now He is walking to you house. Let Him bless you and send Him to someone else's house.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Without God...

Without God our weekdays would be:

Mournday
Tearsday
Wasteday
Thirstday
Fightday
Sadderday &
Sinday.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Four Quotes to the Galleon

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents whichin prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant." - - Homer

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - notabsence of fear." — Mark Twain

"Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.There can be no courage unless you're scared." — Eddie Rickenbacker

"It is insight into human nature that is the key tothe communicator's skill. For whereas the writer isconcerned with what he puts into his writings, thecommunicator is concerned with what the reader getsout of it. He therefore becomes a student of howpeople read or listen. - William Bernbach

Sister Mary Ann's Gasoline



Sister Mary Ann, who worked for a home health agency, was out making her rounds visiting homebound patients when she ran out of gas. As luck would have it, a Texaco Gasoline station was just a block away.

She walked to the station to borrow a gas can and buy some gas. The attendant told her that the only gas can he owned had been loaned out, but she could wait until it was returned. Since Sister Mary Ann was on the way to see a patient, she decided not to wait and walked back to her car.

She looked for something in her car that she could fill with gas and spotted the bedpan she was taking to the patient. Always resourceful, Sister Mary Ann carried the bedpan to the station, filled it with gasoline, and carried the full bedpan back to her car.

As she was pouring the gas into her tank, two LUTHERANS watched from across the street. One of them turned to the other and said, 'If it starts, I'm turning Catholic.'

Friday, June 20, 2008

Choices

John is the kind of guy you love to hate. He is always in a good mood and always has something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply, 'If I were any better, I would be twins!'

He was a natural motivator.

If an employee was having a bad day, John was there telling the employee how to look on the positive side of the situation. Seeing this style really made me curious, so one day I went up and asked him, 'I don't get it! You can't be a positive person all of the time. How do you do it?'

He replied, 'Each morning I wake up and say to myself, you have two choices today. You can choose to be in a good mood or ... you can choose to be in a bad mood-- I choose to be in a good mood.'

Each time something bad happens, I can choose to be a victim or...I can choose to learn from it-- I choose to learn from it.

The very time someone comes to me complaining, I can choose to accept their complaining or... I can point out the positive side of life. I choose the positive side of life.

'Yeah, right, it's not that easy,' I protested.

'Yes, it is,' he said. 'Life is all about choices. When you cut away all the junk, every situation is a choice. You choose how you react to situations. You choose how people affect your mood. You choose to be in a good mood or bad mood. The bottom line: It's your choice how you live your life.'

I reflected on what he said. Soon hereafter, I left the Tower Industry to start my own business. We lost touch, but I often thought about him when I made a choice about life instead of reacting to it.

Several years later, I heard that he was involved in a serious accident, falling some 60 feet from a communications tower.

After 18 hours of surgery and weeks of intensive care, he was released from the hospital with rods placed in his back.

I saw him about six months after the accident. When I asked him how he was, he replied, 'If I were any better, I'd be twins...Wanna see my scars?'

I declined to see his wounds, but I did ask him what had gone through his mind as the accident took place.

'The first thing that went through my mind was the well-being of my soon-to-be born daughter,' he replied. 'Then, as I lay on the ground, I remembered that I had two choices: I could choose to live or...I could choose to die. I chose to live.'

'Weren't you scared? Did you lose consciousness?' I asked

He continued, '..the paramedics were great. They kept telling me I was going to be fine. But when they wheeled me into the ER and I saw the expressions on the faces of the doctors and nurses, I got really scared. In their eyes, I read 'he's a dead man'. I knew I needed to take action.'

'What did you do?' I asked.

'Well, there was a big burly nurse shouting questions at me,' said John. 'She asked if I was allergic to anything 'Yes, I replied.' The doctors and nurses stopped working as they waited for my reply. I took a deep breath and yelled, 'Gravity'.'

Over their laughter, I told them, 'I am choosing to live. Operate on me as if I am alive, not dead.'

He lived, thanks to the skill of his doctors, but also because of his amazing attitude... I learned from him that every day we have the choice to live fully.

Attitude, after all, is everything.

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.' Matthew 6:34.

After all today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.



You have two choices now:

1. Delete this

02. Forward it to the people you care about.


You know the choice I made.

New Church Signs

Thought you would enjoy this..

Once you reach the bottom, do what it says............. it actually works!

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Life is Hard

Afterlife is Harder!


Please forward this to everyone you know and something good will happen to you in the next hour...
just watch and wait for it.

Jessica Lange gave the commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College.

Her key thoughts shared with graduates:

"We are all citizens of a troubled world. ... That legacy is being passed directly down to you. ... the celebration of mediocrity and false celebrity. ... I encourage you not to buy into it. . . .

I would encourage you with all my heart to be present.

Life is a collection of moments.

Don't constrain yourself with expectations of success.

Success will be a by-product of the life you lead.

... And all success is individual."

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

God Has Amazing Things in Store for You



Stars do not struggle to shine;
rivers do not struggle to flow,
and you will never struggle to excel in life, because you deserve the best.

Hold on to your dream and it shall be well with you... Amen. The eyes beholding this message shall not behold evil, the hand that will send this message to others shall not labor in vain, the mouth saying Amen to this prayer shall laugh forever, remain in God's love. Good morning, your dream will not die, your plans will not fail, your destiny will not be aborted, and the desire of your heart will be granted in Jesus' name. Say a big Amen and if you believe it, send it to all your friends.

Money will know your name and address before the end of this month. None goes to the river early in the morning and brings dirty water. As you are up this morning, may your life be clean, calm and clear like the early morning water. May the grace of the Almighty support, sustain and supply all your needs according to His riches in glory Amen. Love the Lord. Have a wonderful day in Jesus' name.

The will of God will never take you where the grace of God will not protect you. I see something good happening to you, something that you have been waiting to experience. This is not a joke; you are going to receive a divine visitation that will move your life forward mightily by the outworking of God's unstoppable Power.


Do not break this prayer; send it to a minimum of seven people.
You are Blessed beyond all curses in Jesus' name

Easy vs. Hard

Read only if you have time for God

Make sure you read all the way to the bottom.
I almost deleted this email but I was blessed when I got to the end

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God, when I received this e-mail, I thought...
I don't have time for this... And, this is really inappropriate
During work. Then, I realized that this kind of thinking is....
Exactly, what Has caused lot of the problems in our world today.


We try to keep God in church on Sunday morning...

Maybe, Sunday night...

And, the unlikely event of a midweek service.


We do like to have Him around during sickness...
And, of course, at funerals.



However, we don't have time, or room, for Him during work or
Play...



Because.. That's the part of our lives we think... We can, and
Should, handle on our own.

May God forgive me for ever thinking... That...
There is a time or place where..HE is not to be FIRST in my life.


We should always have time to remember all HE has done for us.

If, You aren't ashamed to do this... Please follow the directions.

Jesus said, 'If you are ashamed of me, I will be ashamed of you
Before my Father.'

Not ashamed?

Pass this on ONLY IF YOU MEAN IT!!


Yes, I do Love God.

HE is my source of existence and Savior.


He keeps me functioning each and every day. Without Him, I will
Be nothing. But, with Christ, HE strengthens me. (Phil 4:13)


This is the simplest test.

If You Love God... And, are not ashamed of all the marvelous
Things HE has done for you...

Send this to People and the person who sent it to you!

Now do you have the time to pass it on

Make sure that you scroll through to the end.


Easy vs. Hard

Why is it so hard to tell the truth but Yet so easy to tell a
Lie?

Why are we so sleepy in church but Right when the sermon is over We suddenly wake up?

Why is it so easy to delete a Godly e-mail, but yet we forward
All of the nasty ones?

Of all the free gifts we may receive, Prayer is the very best
One....

There are no costs,
But wonderful rewards... GOD BLESS!



Notes: Isn't it funny how simple it is for people to trash God
And then wonder why the world's going to hell.

Isn't it funny how someone can say 'I believe in God' but still
Follow Satan (who, by the way, also 'believes' in God).


Isn't it funny how you can send a thousand jokes through e-mail
And they spread like wildfire, but when you start sending messages Regarding the Lord, people think twice about sharing?


Isn't it funny how when you go to forward this message, you will
Not send it to many on your address list because you're not sure what They believe, or what they will think of you for sending it to them.

Isn't it funny how I can be more worried about what other people
Think of me than what God thinks of me.

I pray, for everyone who sends this to their entire address
Book, they will be blessed by God in a way special for them.

a Frog Goes into a Bank...


A frog goes into a bank and approaches the teller. He can see from her nameplate that her name is Patricia Whack.

'Miss Whack, I'd like to get a $30,000 loan to take a holiday.'

Patty looks at the frog in disbelief and asks his name. The frog says his name is Kermit Jagger, his dad is Mick Jagger, and that it's okay, he knows the bank manager.

Patty explains that he will need to secure the loan with some collateral.

The frog says, 'Sure. I have this,' and produces a tiny porcelain elephant, about an inch tall, bright pink and perfectly formed.

Very confused, Patty explains that she'll have to consult with the bank manager and disappears into a back office.

She finds the manager and says, 'There's a frog called Kermit Jagger out there who claims to know you and wants to borrow $30,000, and he wants to use this as collateral.'

She holds up the tiny pink elephant. 'I mean, what in the world is this?'

(you're gonna love this)


The bank manager looks back at her and says...

'It's a knickknack, Patty Whack. Give the frog a loan, His old man's a Rolling Stone.'


(You're singing it, aren't you? Yeah, I know you are........)

Never take life too seriously! Come on now, you grinned, I know you did!!!
Have a lovely day


HEEE HEEE!!!!!

Memory Lane

The good ole days… When life was simple Joy. Enjoy reminiscing.


Green Stamps





Metal ice cubes trays with levers











Beanie and Cecil







Marlin Perkins






Drive in Movies












Car Hops









Studebakers










Topo Gigio







Washtub wringers







Sky King















Reel-To-Reel tape recorders













Tinker toys











LincolnLogs












15 cent McDonald hamburgers













5 cent packs of baseball cards












Jiffy Pop popcorn









Gum wrapper chains











Falstaff Beer









Burma Shave signs







Flash bulbs












TV Test patterns











Timmy and Lassie

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Brylcreem















Aluminum Christmas Trees















If you can remember most or all of these, then you have lived!!

Pass this on to anyone who may need a break from their 'grown-up' life . .

I double-dog-dare-ya!