HOW LONG HAS GOD BEEN WAITING FOR US?
We have to remember that God knew us before we were even born. He knows our every need, sin, and the joys and falls we have. He is ready to pick us up. We fall 7 times, but God helps us up 8 times. He knows how much we can handle and never g... Read more
A RETURN TO SPARKPEOPLE
My computer broke down and I had to sit quietly for 3 days. That was hard because I enjoy reading and enjoying what others have entered on the site. It really gives me inspiration. Just got my laptop back today. However, I was able to spend m... Read more
LAS VEGAS TRAGEDY
This morning when I heard the news about the massacre in Las Vegas, it brought me to tears. Even though I live in Canada, United States is still our neighbor. Hearing that more than 500 young people were injured by the sniper and 58 were murde... Read more
WELCOME TO OCTOBER
With summer gone, but here our September was as nice as it should have been in July. Summer was wet and not really great for enjoying outside. September was beautiful. It was like God said he was giving us a nice month before fall so we could ... Read more
HAVING A BLESSED DAY
I hope everyone is having a great weekend. I am watching the Invictus Closing ceremonies and it's amazing how the wounded warriors are proving just what they can do for the olympics meant for them. The courage they have after enduring what the... Read more
HAVING A GRATEFUL DAY
At our Chronic Pain class we are told to list one grateful thing each day at the start of our day. I always start with being grateful, it's sometimes later in the day that things go the wrong way. Today, I decided to keep a grateful attitude ... Read more
HAVING A GREAT DAY TODAY
I hope everyone is having a good day. We are finally getting rid of our massive heat wave. It has just started to cool down a little, but along with it we will get some rain tonight so we are told. I went in to get my hair cut. Walked in li... Read more
BAD DAY FOR ME.
This was a really bad day for me and I just simply lost control. Went way over my limit and as well realiz... Read more
Went to the dentist and had 2 teeth extracted. They were pretty bad so she told me to rest today, eat soft foods after noon and no extra walking or exercises. It's in a way since I didn't sleep last night worrying about this morning. After ha... Read more
HOW FAR AHEAD IS OUR VISION
IF WE ONLY LOOK AHEAD FOR A YEAR, PLANT FLOWERS. IF OUR VISION IS FOR ONLY TEN YEARS, PLANT A TREE. IF OUR VISION IS FOR A LIFETIME, PLANT PEOPLE. IF WE PLANT PEOPLE, THEY WILL NOT ONLY BECOME OUR FRIENDS, BUT WE WILL BE DOING GOD'S WILL.
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SPENDING TIME WITH GOD
SPEND TIME WITH GOD FOR THE PURE PLEASURE OF BEING IN HIS COMPANY. HE CAN BRIGHTEN UP THE DULLEST OF GREY DAYS AND ADD A LIGHT OF SUNSHINE TO OUR HEARTS. HE CAN ADD A SPARKLE TO OUR DAILY LIFE AND MAKE OUR DAYS EASIER TO DEAL WITH. REMEMBER... Read more
THANK YOU GOD
We thank you God, for moments of fulfillment:
the end of a day's work and chores,
for the harvest of healthy food we can enjoy,
for the birth of a child,
for in these pauses we feel the rhythm of your eternal love.
There is glory in... Read more
HOW SMART ARE WOMEN
WITH TIME, WOMEN GAIN WEIGHT BECAUSE WE ACCUMULATE SO MUCH
INFORMATION AND WISDOM IN OUR HEADS THAT WHEN THERE IS NO MORE
ROOM, IT DISTRIBUTES OUT TO THE REST OF OUR BODIES.
SO WE AREN'T HEAVY, WE ARE ENORMOUSLY CULTURED, EDUCATED
AND... Read more
THANK ME FREQUENTLY AS YOU JOURNEY THROUGH TODAY. THIS PRACTICE MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO PRAY WITHOUT CEASING, AS THE APOSTLE PAUL TAUGHT. IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT LEARNING TO PRAY CONTINUALLY, THE BEST APPROACH IS TO THANK ME IN EVERY SITUATION. ... Read more
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AS I SPEND TIME WITH YOU
IN QUIET MOMENTS
SHOW ME STRENGTH FOR EACH DAY
SERENITY FOR LIFE'S TRIALS
HEALING FOR MY JAGGED EDGES
LOVE TO PASS ON TO OTHERS
IN QUIET MOMENTS, LORD
SHOW ME YOURSELF.
SENDING LOVE TO ALL MY... Read more