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  • Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for February 18 - 19; Praying the Scriptures

    2/18/2018 5:54:05 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Today do what you can and expect no more of yourself. Lord, I will feel joy in my accomplishments today and gratitude for the things I have to do tomorrow. Daily Scripture & Reflection: All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.... Read more

  • Making Up For Lost Time

    2/18/2018 4:27:22 PM, by STELLAMARIS919

    How did 2017 whiz by me without a single blog entry? It was a dreadful year, maybe that's how. The year started off with a head/chest cold that I couldn't seem to shake and then in July, after only a few bike rides, I came down with mononucleosis. I literally sat on my couch and did nothing but s... Read more

  • Help me make 3rd Sundays special days of prayer for America

    2/18/2018 3:24:14 PM, by OLDEROWL

    There is too much evil in the news, but that is not the real America. We Americans need to change the focus on bad news to a focus on good news and I have a plan for that. PS there will always be evil on any given day but on the third Sunday of every month we should call out to all the news channels... Read more


    2/18/2018 3:15:28 PM, by ANHELIC

    BLESSED TO BE A BLESSING I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you. ... Read more


    2/18/2018 2:04:06 PM, by SMIDGON

    I called the squad somewhere around 6a.m.. He is back in the hospital. Filling up with fluid aagain. He could barely breathe. Draining him of edema again. In running tests they found his engem zines in his liver was elevated. So that means more testing. As the liver wasn't in question b... Read more

  • what a bummer!

    2/18/2018 12:15:09 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    good Morning; doing good food, exercise and spirit. I got on scale this morning and gained 2 pounds. My scale said it needed new batteries. I reweighed myself and gained 2 lbs. I thought I could overeat over this disappointment, but I did decide to distract myself with doing a puzzle. I did hav... Read more

  • 2/18/18 There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.

    2/18/2018 12:10:24 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. Washington Irving Love Quote of the Day To fail to love is not to exist at all. Mark Van Doren Art Quote of the Day Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flower... Read more

  • has been a while

    2/18/2018 11:16:27 AM, by READYRACHEL

    I haven't been on Sparkpeople since 2014. Wow. A lot has happened in my time away. My first baby is going to be a kindergartener in the fall, I have a new baby just born in January, we moved, I got a new job, both of my dogs died, we got a new dog, and I've gained about 30lbs. I downloaded the Spar... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, February 18, 2018

    2/18/2018 7:12:13 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    February 18, 2018 SINCERE WORSHIP We all have priorities in life. Sometimes we do them regularly and on time. Other times we find ourselves running from one fire to the other trying to put them all out because we don’t have the right focus. The main focus we should have, as believers, is on God... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for February 15 - 19; Praying the Scriptures

    2/18/2018 5:10:17 AM, by LHLADY517

    No excuses, just life (or rather death) got in the way. My mother passed away Feb 8 and then today (the 18th) is 2 years since Gary died. This has been a rough time. I tried to keep this going, but ran out of steam. Daily Inspiration: One of life's greatest rewards is not what we get, but wha... Read more

  • Help me make 3rd Sundays A Special Day of Prayer for America

    2/18/2018 2:41:54 AM, by OLDEROWL

    There is too much evil in the news, but that is not the real America. We Americans need to change the focus on bad news to a focus on good news and I have a plan for that. PS there will always be evil on any given day but on the third Sunday of every month we should call out to all the news channel... Read more

  • 2-17-18

    2/18/2018 1:24:44 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Up-dated my book challenge page and started laundry. Filled the gas tank, although I was just past half full. I might have to drive to Brighten for jury duty this week. I didn't want to get stuck running out of gas at the crack of dawn. Just getting up that early is hard enough. We are supposed to h... Read more

  • Saturday’s Words to Ponder

    2/17/2018 11:34:47 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Up and down

    2/17/2018 9:29:07 PM, by JANROLG

    The past few weeks my weight has been up and down This weekend I am planning on how to get it down,ý... Read more

  • SPARKation

    2/17/2018 9:20:37 PM, by BUNNY98537

    Oh, Great and Wonderful Sparkoids! I am taking a sabbatical from SparkPeople. I just need a break! I've done all of the SparkCoach programs several times, spun the wheel, achieved Level 20 status, made some friends... it's all good. However, I NEED A BREAK!!! I've got a lot on my plate... and, ... Read more

  • This week

    2/17/2018 6:46:21 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Saturday. Now that I'm retired, every day feels like Saturday. The week started off with Sunday, a day of relaxation. Monday was laundry day. Tuesday was iron/folding day. We also had a breakfast at the Child Development Center with our baby granddaughter. It was a nice breakfast of waterm... Read more

  • More of the same

    2/17/2018 2:12:23 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    It's windy and a tropical cyclone is headed our way. So I have to prep the garden for a big blow, and also for my absence for a few weeks. I'm off to the beautiful Mohua Golden Bay to our holiday place again for a two week retreat. Leaving next Saturday. So I have to plant want needs to be planted f... Read more


    2/17/2018 1:44:32 PM, by SMIDGON

    It's been a rather nerve- tasking morning. Larry had a bad morning. He weighed then he didn't know if he could redress. I sat him on the bed. I made a mad dash for the bathroom. Till I got back he had gotten dressed. He spent the morning napping most of the morning napping. I was talki... Read more

  • Random Act of Kindness Day

    2/17/2018 1:16:12 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pay if forward! 26 26 "A peaceful world starts with one person, then one family, then 10 families, then 1,000 families and whole communities. That's the way to change society." ~ Dalai Lama 458 459 Spring Countdown: 30 days 125 125 125 125 125... Read more


    2/17/2018 12:15:11 PM, by ANHELIC

    DELIVERANCE Therefore, since the promise of entering His rest still stands, let us be careful that none of us be found to have fallen short of it. Hebrews 4:1 We are freed from our slavery to sin, so that we may enter the f... Read more

  • 2/17/18 Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure. Meister Eckhart

    2/17/2018 12:14:27 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes. Mahatma Gandhi Love Quote of the Day Because of a great love, one is courageous. Lao Tzu Art Quote of the Day A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into. Ansel Adams Nature Qu... Read more

  • The Mediterranean Way is the Only Way for Me

    2/17/2018 11:57:42 AM, by -RESAMARIE

    The only way I lose with is not only adding aerobic exercise but to eat more vegetables and fewer carbs. I do not crave sugar...YAY...but little things eaten here and there affect me big time. With low blood sugar, I have to eat well and add more fiber or I find myself so hungry and need to eat o... Read more

  • I'm grateful for....

    2/17/2018 10:17:45 AM, by MELODIOUSJ

    Today, I am grateful for my family- for my girls and my husband, for my parents and siblings. I am grateful that I was able to become a mother. I'm grateful for a job, for a home, for food on the table. I'm grateful for scriptures, a testimony of God, for knowing that I am His child and that He love... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, February 17, 2018

    2/17/2018 6:58:13 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    February 17, 2018 PERSUASION SKILLS There are some really persuasive people in this world. Just watch an infomercial or a video with someone who is trying to convince their service or product is what we need. Sometimes these people are believable and other times they are not. What skills do we ... Read more

  • Cat vs dog

    2/17/2018 2:11:25 AM, by LESLIELENORE

    When my dad first got his cat, Blackie, there was an adjustment period between the cat and my dog, Cooper. During this time the cat earned the nickname, ninja kitty... or simply darkness...for his habit of hiding in shadows and leaping out to beat the snot out of the dog. Once the cat felt the dog... Read more

  • 2-16-18

    2/17/2018 1:37:23 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I know why I don't watch much Olympics. The things I'm interested in, like ice skating, gets very little time, while things I don't care about, like skiing, get lots of screen time. And when they did finally show the ice skating, they interrupted it with more skiing. I wish they would say when they ... Read more

  • Friday’s Words to Ponder

    2/17/2018 12:02:39 AM, by JUDY1676

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    2/16/2018 2:41:26 PM, by ANHELIC

    OUR PASSOVER LAMB The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. Exodus 12:13 . The story of the Passover is given to us as a kind of master key to the rest of the Bible. The hist... Read more


    2/16/2018 1:30:03 PM, by SMIDGON

    There comes a time in everyone's life when it's time to stand up and speak out! Now is that time for me. I am a born-again Christian and proud of it. For me, down talking any ones Faith is a no-no! If it weren't for my God I wouldn't be here. The heart break I have suffered in my li... Read more

  • Be Happy

    2/16/2018 12:58:21 PM, by SPEDED2

    None of us know when that moment will be our last or of someone we love. "A peaceful world starts with one person, then one family, then 10 families, then 1,000 families and whole communities. That's the way to change society." ~ Dalai Lama 458 459 Spring Countdown: 31 days 3... Read more

  • 2/16/18 One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love. Sophocles

    2/16/2018 7:56:19 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day It's always too early to quit. Norman Vincent Peale Love Quote of the Day I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love. William Blake Art Quote of the Day The artist must bow to the monster of his own imagination. Richard Wright Nature Quote of the Day... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Friday, February 16, 2018

    2/16/2018 6:33:54 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    February 16, 2018 PRACTICE SINCERITY We all know if we want to get good at something that we need to practice. We just can’t wake up one day and be an expert in anything. If we want to live a sincere life, we have to be persistent, stay focused, and practice daily. Living a sincere life for God... Read more

  • What could have been unpleasant... wasn’t... lol

    2/16/2018 6:33:04 AM, by LESLIELENORE

    Yesterday was rather occupied with potentially unpleasant activities... that turned out either acceptable or useful, with a lot less fuss than I had projected. I find it almost amusing how big I can build an event or situation in my mind, and then it happens... and total anti-climax. I think I nee... Read more


    2/16/2018 5:36:33 AM, by MARYJOANNA


  • Dear Abby, What to do When a Loved One Smothers You in the Wrong Things?

    2/16/2018 4:47:09 AM, by WEARINGTHIN

    My wife and I are very close. Sometimes, she doesn't show a lot of foresight on holidays, and I don't get a gift. This Valentines Day, I think she wanted to make up for it. She got me three pounds of chocolates, one pound of dried apricots and one pound of gourmet ginger snaps. Since Wednesday, I ha... Read more

  • 2-15-18

    2/16/2018 1:39:58 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    The day was a little cooler than yesterday and felt like the snow/rain we are supposed to have tonight. I finished taking the new books downstairs. Moved lots of other things, and found a partially filled box of VHS tapes I hadn't taken to the thrift store yet. It is about time to start putting stuf... Read more

  • Thursday’s Words to Ponder

    2/16/2018 12:16:24 AM, by JUDY1676

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    2/15/2018 1:25:08 PM, by ANHELIC

    IN TIMES OF CRISIS Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Lord will fight for you'you need only to be still. Exodus 14 13-14 Being in the will of God does not exempt... Read more

  • Developing better Sleep Habits

    2/15/2018 1:03:13 PM, by MOTIV8TEDMOM23

    I am on day 6 of week one for the Better Sleep Challenge. I have gotten nearly 7 then nearly 8 hours of sleep the last two nights respectively. What did I do differently to attain these hours? At 9:30 each night I have left the room where we typically watch TV, I have made myself a cup of Sleepyt... Read more

  • No Words

    2/15/2018 10:45:26 AM, by SPEDED2

    Too many...too young! There are no words... 39 46 51 "A peaceful world starts with one person, then one family, then 10 families, then 1,000 families and whole communities. That's the way to change society." ~ Dalai Lama 458 459 Spring Countdown: 32 days 27 ... Read more


    2/15/2018 10:12:58 AM, by SMIDGON

    TODAY IS JOHNS 54 TH. BIRTHDAY,! Feb. 15th, 1964 ---Oct. 5, 2016. R.I.P. DEAR SON. YOUR BELOVED FAMILY DAD, MOM SISTERS AND FAMILIES BLESSINGS. Some day we will all be together once again.... Read more

  • 2/15/18 Home is any four walls that enclose the right person. Helen Rowland

    2/15/2018 7:56:04 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Friendship is Love without his wings! Lord Byron Love Quote of the Day The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned. W. Somerset Maugham Art Quote of the Day You begin with the possibilities of the material. Robert Rauschenberg Nature Quo... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Thursday, February 15, 2018

    2/15/2018 6:50:25 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    February 15, 2018 SINCERELY FORGIVE When people do wrong to us, we need to go to God. God will give us the right response. He tells us we should seek to forgive others. And we should sincerely forgive them. It goes against our human nature and that is why we can’t forgive on our own. Sincere fo... Read more

  • I had an interesting conversation...

    2/15/2018 5:13:49 AM, by LESLIELENORE

    I had an interesting conversation with my endocrinologist yesterday... my blood sugar dropped (quickly) to 60 and just wouldn’t come back up... 60 isn’t crisis level... it’s just feel yucky level... or at least that has been my experience. She said that it wasn’t really the blood glucose level bein... Read more

  • Pugkin spice latte anyone? LOL!

    2/15/2018 4:19:25 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 2-14-18

    2/15/2018 1:20:14 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Emptied the car trunk. Brought everything inside and most of it is put away. The new books are in the basement until I find a place for them upstairs. Now to get back to moving stuff around so I can finish moving furniture. Then I can get back to working on the books. I'm not as tired as I was yeste... Read more

  • 20-Day Cruise!!! Part 3

    2/14/2018 10:42:41 PM, by BETRHO48

    After leaving Key West, our ship headed south toward Cartagena, Colombia, South America. It would take us all night January 7 and the entire next day (and night) January 8 to sail to our destination. While we were at sea, I decided to explore some areas of the ship. Here is a photo of one of the h... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for February 14 and 15; Praying the Scriptures

    2/14/2018 10:24:32 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: As God's children we have inherited all of His promises. Faith in You, Lord, refreshes my soul as nothing else can. Daily Scripture & Reflection: God has poured out his love into our hearts. Romans 5:5 A Time to Think: Open your hearts to the love God instills . . . G... Read more

  • Happy Valentine’s Day

    2/14/2018 10:00:33 PM, by JUDY1676

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    2/14/2018 4:46:12 PM, by ANHELIC

    A HUMBLED DELIVERER Moses saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, on of his own people. Looking this way and that and seeing no one, he killed the Egyptian and hid him in the sand. Exodus 2 11:12 ..Human wisdom, counselli... Read more

  • Valentine's Day

    2/14/2018 2:15:50 PM, by SPEDED2

    And I totally agree... Spring Countdown: 33 days 214 26 214 26 214 26 "A peaceful world starts with one person, then one family, then 10 families, then 1,000 families and whole communities. That's the way to change society." ~ Dalai Lama 458 459... Read more

  • Lenten sacrifices (or, um, goals)

    2/14/2018 11:02:32 AM, by CHRISBEM

    So, I was raised Catholic, but as an adult, I'm not the biggest adherent to all the practices. Once I stopped going to a Catholic grade school, I stopped following Lenten practices. Now that I'm trying to lose weight again, I'm thinking that the idea of giving things up for 6 weeks might help me g... Read more

  • 2/14/18 If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have t

    2/14/2018 7:40:07 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Love the giver more than the gift. Brigham Young Love Quote of the Day Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Emily Bronte Art Quote of the Day Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees. Marcel Proust ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    2/14/2018 6:35:31 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    February 14, 2018 SINCERELY LOVE If we don’t know the real meaning of something, it is hard to imitate it. Many of us know someone who doesn’t know how to show love. They may have never been exposed to love. They may have issues in their lives where love is not easy to give. When we are around ... Read more

  • Happy un-birthday Cooper-dog!

    2/14/2018 5:49:23 AM, by LESLIELENORE

    I decided when I adopted Cooper from the canine rescue organization that we would celebrate his “birthday “ on February 14th each year, as he is my true valentine, offering me unconditional love in every circumstance. The vet estimated that he was about one year old when I adopted him in 2011 (yup,... Read more


    2/14/2018 5:25:24 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    Roses are red, Violets are blue, Nothing means more to me than you--SPARK PEOPLE! 26... Read more

  • Spread the love...

    2/14/2018 4:08:15 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    ~Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NLT)~ 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390 ... Read more

  • 2-13-18

    2/14/2018 1:32:17 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Out and about again and right now my knees are telling me all about it. Tomorrow will be a nice day and I will have to use most of it to bring things in from the car. It is supposed to get cold and snowy every third day for a while and just cold the other two. I'm glad I don't have to go anywhere fo... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words to Ponder

    2/14/2018 12:02:18 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Bad Yesterday

    2/13/2018 6:42:29 PM, by SPEDED2

    What a difference a day can make! All the ice has melted and the sun is shining. DG has been fever free all day. She's catching up on homework. Disaster in basement has been repaired. And it has been an awesome day! Spring Countdown: 34 days 214 214 214 214 214 ... Read more

  • Feb. 13, 2018

    2/13/2018 3:41:18 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    Two years since I posted an entry here. I got lost on the site and ended up making another account, so this isn't actually the first time I've written in 2 years, though. Since no one reads this blog, I won't go into great detail about what happened, but anyhoo... I am still not in menopause,... Read more


    2/13/2018 3:35:28 PM, by ANHELIC

    EMOTIONS AND LOGIC But other Jews were jealous; so they rounded up some bad characters from the market-place formed a nib and started a riot in the city. ACTS 17:5 This demonstrates that holding too strongly to negative emotions ca... Read more

  • Better Sleep Challenge

    2/13/2018 12:51:28 PM, by MOTIV8TEDMOM23

    On Friday I re-joined the Better Sleep Challenge. I have spent the first month of my re-commitment focusing on logging meals/snacks and increasing exercise with some success. The next step in my mind is to improve my sleep habits which I know have a big impact on my success - be it lowering my A1C... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for February 13 and 14; Praying the Scriptures

    2/13/2018 12:09:31 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Enjoy God. Lord, I hand over all of my cares to You so that for this moment I am peacefully free. Daily Scripture & Reflection: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly. John 10:10 A Time to Think: It is such comfort to drop t... Read more

  • 2/13/18 There is no instinct like that of the heart. Lord Byron

    2/13/2018 7:43:10 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke Love Quote of the Day To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self. Samuel Johnson Art Quote of the Day It's a moment that I'm after, a f... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    2/13/2018 6:33:29 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    February 13, 2018 GETTING THROUGH THE WOODS We all have some type of issues in life. And when things start working out, another problem arises. We are never out of the woods. There will always be issues, but we can get through the woods in peace when our focus is on God. Those who don’t have Go... Read more

  • The Joys of Poverty

    2/13/2018 6:29:30 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    I didn’t grow up poor. We weren’t rich, but we certainly weren’t poor, so even if I pouted at times (like, I imagine, most kids do), in reality, I rarely wanted for anything. Poor came later, after a bad man and a bad divorce in a bad economy. I’m still poor, more or less—certainly poor b... Read more


    2/13/2018 5:50:51 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    As a society, it seems like we have come to the point where the ordinary joys of living don't seem to satisfy. Learn to find meaning in the mundane--the ordinary day-to-day activities that make up most of the time you will spend on the planet, 1. Find fulfillment in the ordinary. There ... Read more

  • Rise & shine!!!

    2/13/2018 4:02:44 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    67 67 67 67 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • 2-12-18

    2/13/2018 1:13:06 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Spent the day trying to recover from all the walking I did yesterday. It was very cold and somewhat damp when I went outside. Recovery is slow, as a result. Tomorrow is supposed to be much warmer, with Valentine's day warmest of all. I should be able to walk normally by the time the next snowy cold ... Read more

  • Monday’s Words to Ponder

    2/12/2018 11:33:11 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for February 12 and 13; Praying the Scriptures

    2/12/2018 10:29:27 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: We have every reason to be at peace because God will either protect us from suffering or give us immense strength to see us through it. Lord, I set aside my anxieties because You care for me every day in every way. Daily Scripture & Reflection: For God is not the author of ... Read more

  • Chapter 2: Pages 4-12

    2/12/2018 10:16:32 PM, by NCJESSICA77

    I ended up getting sick! Finally went to the doctor and found out I had bronchitis and and upper respiratory infection. I tried to go workout but only managed one complete night of cardio and one 5 minute night of cardio. I ended up sleeping over 12 hours a night while I was sick. I did not keep up... Read more

  • HOME!

    2/12/2018 8:34:09 PM, by SMIDGON

    Larry came home yesterday afternoon. Nurse to check on him tomorrow. Several dr. appts next week plus blood work. I am so exhausted! After I got my morning routine done this morning, we went to the cemetary, then ate at Bob Evans. Afterwards we went to the grocery. I hadn't gon... Read more

  • jokes and invention

    2/12/2018 7:36:51 PM, by CANDOK1260

    This is my blog for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: February 11th is National Inventor’s Day. What inventions are you grateful for...and/or what do you wish someone would invent? I am grateful for: in no special order The Personal Computer The Airplane The Automobile Antibiotics Televi... Read more


    2/12/2018 5:18:19 PM, by ANHELIC

    THE MESSIAH As was his custom, Paul went to the synagogue explaining and proving that the Messiah had to suffer and rise from the dead ACTS 17:2 Jesus is the Messiah, though not the Messiah the Jews were anticipating. Theological leaning... Read more

  • Bad Day

    2/12/2018 1:51:21 PM, by SPEDED2

    It will be necessary to repeat the last one over and over and over today. Everything covered with a thick coat of ice. Sick GD home from school. Water disaster in the basement. (again!!) Spring Countdown: 35 days 125 125 125 125 125 "A peaceful world start... Read more

  • Feeling wonderful just got back from gym

    2/12/2018 9:02:55 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; Found out what was bothering my friend. It is a family member who is drinking too much. She raised her brother b/c her mother and father both worked to make ends meet. She feels very responsible for this brother. He has gone to AA meetings, but she says it is way to early to te... Read more

  • 2/12/18 It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit. Antoine Rivarol

    2/12/2018 7:48:24 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. Buddha Love Quote of the Day Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine. Christina Rossetti Art Quote of the Day Things are beautiful if you love them. Jean Anouil... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, February 12, 2018

    2/12/2018 7:07:00 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    February 12, 2018 RIGHTEOUS LIVING When we think of righteousness, we sometimes think of people who believe they are better than everyone else. We tend to call righteous people those who think they are the greatest in all they do. That’s really self-righteousness. The righteousness God wants us... Read more


    2/12/2018 5:17:25 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    You never know what good things will pour in when the heart is open to life.... Read more

  • Did you ever see The Princess Bride?

    2/12/2018 4:11:58 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 779 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • Did you ever see The Princess Bride?

    2/12/2018 4:11:57 AM, by NILLAPEPSI

    246 779 334 Keep smiling!! 334 247 390... Read more

  • second chances

    2/12/2018 3:09:35 AM, by OBIESMOM2

    We are almost half way through are those New Year's resolutions going? Great for me, because I don't make any! My modus operandi for many years has been to get in a really good workout habit starting mid-October, partly to get me through the holidays and partly because I k... Read more

  • 2-11-18

    2/12/2018 1:31:01 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Finally got to the ALA convention exhibit hall. I walked nearly 3 hours just to see everything. I am very tired and my knees and legs and feet hurt. I expect I will go to sleep early tonight. I would like to go back tomorrow, but I'm not sure that will happen. The weather is supposed to be like Satu... Read more

  • Sunday’s Words to Ponder

    2/11/2018 10:20:47 PM, by JUDY1676

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  • I broke my streaks this last week.

    2/11/2018 10:07:07 PM, by MSEMBERSTORM

    I broke my streaks this last week. I am not angry. Well not anymore. I needed a moment. I had told myself I was going to make that streak last at least a year. I was upset at first and then realized I needed a reset. I was barely hitting my streak. Making excuses like " okay this will fit or ... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for February 11 and 12; Praying the Scriptures

    2/11/2018 9:51:27 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Today can be your best day. This power is yours alone. Thank you, Lord, for this glorious day. Daily Scripture & Reflection: Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14 A Time to Think: In the end, nothing we do or say in this life... Read more

  • Jan/Feb Quilt Projects Pictures as promised

    2/11/2018 9:37:41 PM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    I have been busy making quilts in January and February. I made three memory quilts and a quilt for my granddaughter. Baby Clothes Memory Quilt Memory quilts made from clothes My Granddaughter's Quilt Matching pillows & doll quilt The dress and pinafore I made for my da... Read more

  • jokes and organ donor

    2/11/2018 8:57:20 PM, by CANDOK1260

    This is our blog for the Aspire and Inspire sparkteam: February 14th is National Organ Donor Day - This day is a day to increase awareness about organ donation and the lives that can be saved. In the United States, there are more than 120,000 people waiting for a life-saving organ donation. Are you ... Read more

  • 2/11/18 Treasure your relationships, not your possessions. Anthony J. D'Angelo

    2/11/2018 8:29:13 PM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Quote of the Day Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish. Jean de La Fontaine Love Quote of the Day Love is always being given where it is not required. E. M. Forster Art Quote of the Day Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of ever... Read more

  • Tired

    2/11/2018 8:09:28 PM, by SPEDED2

    Ice, sleet, and snow for the weekend. Cabin fever has officially taken up residence with us. 425 425 Spring Countdown: 36 days 184 184 184 184 184 "A peaceful world starts with one person, then one family, then 10 families, then 1,000 families and whole communiti... Read more

  • This week or should I say last week

    2/11/2018 8:04:59 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Last week started off with Monday and Tuesday laundry/folding and ironing, Tuesday tai chi, Wednesday house cleaning, Thursday haircut and tai chi, Friday off to Lihue to pay our bills (sewer and property tax). We had lunch with daughter at Mariachis, a Mexican restaurant. We got to squeeze in a wal... Read more

  • Some days are like that...

    2/11/2018 7:00:42 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Yesterday and today have been rather trying... well a lot of days have been that way lately. Chronic pain is wearing. I won't bore you with my tale of woe though. Except to say that it made everything harder to cope with... my obnoxious downstairs neighbors were at it again yesterday with the exc... Read more