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I live in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO. I have a wonderful husband whose name is Richard. We were married in Hawaii in 1987 and I was dxd with MS on our first anniversary, 8/1988. I fell while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park. We had to end our vacation the next day. But life does go on and I have so much to be grateful and I am. But I really miss the things I used to do.

I. What doesn't kill us makes us stronger.

A Prayer When in Crisis

The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble.
He cares for those who trust in him.�Nahum 1:7

God, I feel lost and overwhelmed.
The world seems out of control.
Life has become a nightmare.
Please help me remember that
You made this world and declared it good.
Give me the comfort of Your presence
and the confidence to trust You
even when nothing seems to change.
Calm my mind, bring peace to my heart and
strengthen my spirit to carry on in the midst of loss.
Lay a path for me, and help me follow
Your way as I move
forward. Amen

DON'T QUIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

When things go wrong as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all uphill,
When funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh.
When care is pressing you down a bit.
Rest, if you must, but don't you quit.
Life is queer with its twists and turns
As every one of us sometimes learns.
And many a failure turns about
When he might have won had he stuck it out:
Don't give up though the pace seems slow -
You may succeed with another blow.
Success is failure turned inside out -
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt.
And you never can tell how close you are.
It may be near when it seems so far:
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit
It's when things seem worst that you must not quit.

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

Fall Foliage: Autumn, the Season of Change
Leaves begin turning color in the early morning mist as houses and trees are reflected on Big Pond near Woodford, Vt. Woodford State Park has some of the most beautiful natural ponds and spans 398 acres in the heart of the Green Mountain National Forest. In New England, the peak time for Maine and Vermont starts with apple picking during the last two weeks of September. Columbus Day holiday is often associated with peak foliage in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Member Since: 7/12/2008

Fitness Minutes: 9,899

My Goals:
Get through the day on the right foods and portions.

Get at least 8 hours of sleep. This seems strange but I have trouble sleeping.

Trying to live and eat on a budget.

My Program:
I am logging all my food for the day and making sure I can (afford) that snack food at the end of the day.

Trying to walk whenever my legs will let me. I try to exercise but I usually experience my MS symptoms at night afterward making it hard for me to sleep.

Personal Information:
I am originally from Los Alamos, NM. I moved to CO in 1977 so it is my home.

I have four great grandchildren in FL and three grandchildren here in Colorado Springs.

I love to surf the net, read, watch movies. I walk when able.

I love to meet new Spark People.

Other Information:
I never had any children of my own so I have always had dogs. I love dogs.

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    Hello! Just swinging by to see how December is treating you :) Hope you are having a great weekend!

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    3468 days ago
    Stopping by to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

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    To your enemy . . .forgiveness,
    To your opponent . . .tolerance.
    To a friend . . . your heart.
    To a customer . . . service.
    To all men . . .charity.
    To every child . . . a good example
    To yourself . . .respect

    -Author unknown
    3535 days ago
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    A Poem of Hope
    by Helena Fehr

    I feel the arms of God around me,
    as I lay on my bed at night.
    Asleep, I feel the Angel's touch-
    I'm surrounded and held tight.

    More go to: http://www.thoughts-about-god.com/poems/fe
    3538 days ago
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    emoticon thank you for coming to my page and blessing me. emoticon Have a great day! HUGS Jenny emoticon

    A devotional for you! May God bless you!

    "...If then you have been raised with Christ [to a new life, thus sharing His resurrection from the dead], aim at and seek the [rich, eternal treasures] that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. And set your minds and keep them set on what is above (the higher things), not on the things that are on the earth. For [as far as this world is concerned] you have died, and your [new, real] life is hidden with Christ in God..." - Colossians 3: 1-3

    “…Set your minds and keep them set on what is above…”

    How we so easily lose that focus. We so often seem to take our eyes off what has eternal value, and tend to things that have earthly value.

    We should be focused on, and tending to things of eternal value. Nothing else matters. We can’t take anything with us. To be pursuing things of earthly value and importance, robs us of what really matters. We still remain discontented because it will never satisfy. Only what has eternal value will ever satisfy.

    Pursuing the riches of heaven above
    Satisfies our souls like nothing else does.

    © By M.S.Lowndes posted with permission.
    3563 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/15/2011 8:21:32 AM
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