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  • Just a cold...

    5/26/2020 5:52:23 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I've been fighting allergies all spring. But, now along with the cough and a bit of a sore throat I also have a low grade fever. Any other time I would presume a cold and that is probably what it is. Still, I wonder if I should venture out for a virus test??? I think I will wait a few days and s... Read more

  • DAY 62......HUMP DAY...EARTHQUAKES

    5/26/2020 4:53:34 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    My hump day today..... So pleased my extra blog was helpful to so many yesterday.... Have had a few good earthquake shocks in our capital this week.....hopefully it was a shakeup for our opposition party.....lol.... I haven't heard of damage however and certainly no building collapses.. I... Read more

  • Run with Perseverence...

    5/26/2020 5:00:18 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning 524 Wishing you all a Great Day & Fantastic Week ahead. Let us "Run with Perseverance" and Finish the Race... 386 We can as we keep focused and press on together in the Strength of the Lord.. 386 306 215 220... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/26/2020 4:57:33 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/26/2020 4:56:41 AM, by JUDITH316

    Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8:35,37 NKJV... Read more

  • THOUGHT THIS WAS WORTH SHARING.....

    5/25/2020 10:42:25 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Hey, listen to your emotions… Bitterness shows you where you need to heal, where you’re still holding judgments on others and yourself. Resentment shows you where you’re living in the past and not allowing the present to be as it is. Discomfort shows you that you need to pay attention... Read more

  • DAY # 61....

    5/25/2020 10:42:00 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Today is myTuesday and it is mid afternoon.... Am going to spend the rest of the afternoon Knitting as we are out for dinner tonight and I want to get this jacket finished..... Got a lot of bits done today that were overdue which has been nice and even had a " divine appointment" with a frien... Read more

  • DAY 60.....MONDAY

    5/25/2020 10:36:49 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Got quite sidetracked yesterday... Finally had people come to sort out the replacement of a set of kitchen cupboards damaged in the flood we had in February.... Kinda disrupted my day however all good and it will be good to have it all done then the insurance company can close the claim... ... Read more

  • Remember...

    5/25/2020 1:09:04 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I remember my father-in-law - a WWII hero whose service I learned so much more about from a book written about him than from his own lips. Amazing man! I remember my birth father who served in Korea and began having flashbacks all over again when he was 80. He told me stories that still haunt... Read more

  • Feeling broken?

    5/24/2020 10:39:09 PM, by POSITIVEHOPE

    I think we are all feeling like our lives are disrupted and that we are broken in dealing with all the changes we are facing. I was encouraged when I read this. Me: Hey God. God: Hello..... Me: I'm falling apart. Can you put me back together? God: I would rather not. Me: Why? Go... Read more

  • A day of rest...

    5/24/2020 10:37:09 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    The day began with worship and Sunday School...worship via Facebook live and SS via zoom. It is so good to see friends and loved ones this way. After that we enjoyed a fun golf competition on tv. I made a fresh batch of bran muffins with my special add-ins: raisins, flax, egg white, banana and pe... Read more

  • Sunday Reflections

    5/24/2020 10:50:15 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All, Hope your Sunday is Blessed and you enjoy your Morning Services online! Today in the midst of social distancing lets find ways to connect with our loved ones, via Texting, FaceTime, Skype and Phone calls, lets touch someone today and be a blessing to those whom we ... Read more

  • Quote for Sunday

    5/24/2020 10:43:27 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Sunday

    5/24/2020 10:42:38 AM, by JUDITH316

    Psalm 72:8 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, And from the River to the ends of the earth ... Read more

  • Update and Prayer Needed

    5/24/2020 2:32:12 AM, by JUDITH316

    Update: Evening Hello Spark Friend's This past week has been most challenging still dealing with swelling and mega pain with sutures in lip/mouth still dissolving! My BP remains high, this morning 160/96/77 and tonight 160/91/83 and weight is down to 108 pounds: I admit, it’s hard to rem... Read more

  • DAY # 59......SUNDAY

    5/23/2020 6:47:26 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Slow start to the day.....Kinda ended up a bit "exhausted" by yesterday.....HMMMMMM...... Need to be careful of what I put in my diary.... Having said that.... I face planted in the car port on Thursday and have some bruises and aches that I wouldn't normally have and also our Fur Kid on Frida... Read more

  • JACKET # 12

    5/23/2020 6:38:24 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    This one seems to have taken some time to complete..... HMMMMMM... Kinda tells me with the dropping to Level 2 maybe I did more things than i planned....just need to keep an eye on that.... ... Read more

  • DAY 58......THE WEEKEND

    5/22/2020 6:31:33 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Am hoping for a much quieter day today than I have had for the last couple of days.... Met the "newest pup" on Thursday afternoon and that went well....looking forward to further meetings going forward..... Both of the "new pups" are eager to learn and have learned that someones vast experien... Read more

  • DAY 57....FRIDAY

    5/22/2020 6:22:24 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    A little late doing yesterday's blog however, better late than never..... Up early again yesterday as I had a small person to organize and a dog to have back at the vets around 9am..... Sadly we didn't take the dog back home......we went there around 1pm to say good bye to her a stay with her wh... Read more

  • TGIF

    5/22/2020 1:58:46 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    TGIF used to mean more. Now that each day is so similar, I find amazing moments every day. -FaceTime with my granddaughter -Walking with my husband -Finding a new way to prepare an old favorite -Discovering fun movies and entertaining special tv programs -Trying new exercises in my home... Read more

  • Courage to Begin = Courage to Succeed

    5/21/2020 3:49:25 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning Everyone, Just a note to encourage you, keep focused today, remember, take baby steps, go slow, doing a little every day, making wise choices, eating healthy, before you know it you will meet those goals and achieve success! As always I'm with you and Cheering you on ... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/21/2020 3:36:07 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/21/2020 3:35:10 AM, by JUDITH316

    Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.... Read more

  • DAY 56.....THURSDAY.....

    5/20/2020 3:59:20 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Am up and at it quite early this morning.... My son has a sick dog and needs her to go to the vet so I will have to go get them and do this.....I just pray that this is not the end of the dog.....he has lost both the other dogs since July 2019 and I hope this one is fixable without a mammoth bill.... Read more

  • Renewed Attitude & Focus

    5/20/2020 3:57:16 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All, May your day be filled with a renewed Hope that will carry you through your day. Remember yesterday is past, today is a new day, let’s focus on today and see what we can do, having a renewed Hope, being filled with Faith in God’s Word and Promise and Love expressed throu... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/20/2020 3:55:47 AM, by JUDITH316

    Positive minds full of faith and hope produce positive lives. Joyce Meyer... Read more

  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/20/2020 3:54:48 AM, by JUDITH316

    Psalm 119:15-16 15 I will meditate on Your precepts, And contemplate Your ways. 16 I will delight myself in Your statutes; I will not forget Your word. ... Read more

  • Updates

    5/19/2020 10:58:39 PM, by POSITIVEHOPE

    Lots of things going on. Fun thing. Was in a car parade to celebrate dear friends 50th Anniversary. It was good to have somewhere to go and even more fun to see friends. Good news. Went to pulmonologist for annual testing and passed with flying colors. Twenty years ago, I had such uncont... Read more

  • Blessings in Life...

    5/19/2020 4:45:44 PM, by JUDITH316

    Afternoon Hello Friend's, Wishing you all a bright and beautiful day in the Lord... Thank you all for your kind comments and your prayers you left on my updated post Sunday, they are so appreciated these days as I push thru pain & go thru the recovery process and face my upcoming tr... Read more

  • DAY 55....WEDNESDAY

    5/19/2020 4:41:22 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Hump Day today.... Am off to get ready to go meet a colleague who asked to do coffee with me over the head of some emails last week that didn't go well from a team perspective.... I am very calm and prayed up for this meeting and know I will act appropriately however still getting my perspective... Read more

  • DAY 54.....TUESDAY

    5/19/2020 4:39:29 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Didn't get to post a blog yesterday which is not a good sign for me.... Had some "divine" meetings yesterday which was awesome however, got quite busy with one thing and another and am going to be very aware of this going forward.... Need to not be busy all day and have some "me" time every day ... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/19/2020 4:35:08 PM, by JUDITH316

    Without doubt the mightiest thought the mind can entertain is the thought of God. A.W. Tozer:... Read more

  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/19/2020 4:34:24 PM, by JUDITH316

    but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” 1 Peter 1:15-16 NKJV... Read more

  • OH, WEARY. ME !

    5/19/2020 3:45:13 PM, by SMIDGON

    I listened to the governor with his daily outlook. Basically the same for those of us 60yrs. Plus. Also under that age if you have a health condition that makes you suspectel. We are to stay at home, only essential goings, then limit that! Still to stay away from groups over 10 and... Read more

  • Another corona Monday

    5/18/2020 6:26:30 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I'm staying away from most populated areas even if they have opened at this point. I get so frustrated by how many people refuse to wear masks. While out walking, we even had two guys approach us very close when we had nowhere to retreat. I know they did it on purpose and seemed to think it was ... Read more

  • DAY 53......MONDAY

    5/18/2020 6:43:14 AM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Am just heading to bed,..... Been a busyish day today with small person and taking a friend out of her bubble for lunch.... The day is at an end and i am off to byes.... See you tomorrow... Read more

  • Surgeon Appointment & Recovery Update

    5/18/2020 1:03:31 AM, by JUDITH316

    Saturday I met with my Surgeon for follow-up and won't know anything more about treatment until I follow up with cancer clinic when I see my Oncologist! Surgeon said there was a large area involved where he had to remove the cancerous mass! He told me unlike the last 2 surgeries this tim... Read more

  • Sunday Reflections...

    5/17/2020 10:19:34 PM, by JUDITH316

    Evening Hello Spark Friend's, Wishing you all a Blessed Sunday enjoying your online church services and the time you spend with family. As always I cheer you on your journey. Keep up the great work. We can do this 1 step at a time in God's Strength 306 386 For us who liv... Read more

  • Quote for Sunday

    5/17/2020 10:18:07 PM, by JUDITH316

    The next time you find yourself alone in a dark alley facing the undeniables of life, don't cover them with a blanket, or ignore them with a nervous grin. Don't turn up the TV and pretend they aren't there. Instead, stand still, whisper his name, and listen. He is nearer than you think. Ma... Read more

  • Bible Verse for Sunday

    5/17/2020 10:17:28 PM, by JUDITH316

    For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always ... Read more

  • Global 6K for Water

    5/16/2020 6:37:30 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My husband and I walked nearly 4 miles today to be sure we had don a 6K+ for this world wide event to raise money for wells. I learned that 6K is the average distance people walk for clean water each day in places around the world that don't have wells or other access. So sad. Our team was with ou... Read more

  • DAY # 52....SUNDAY

    5/16/2020 6:30:36 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Have just watched our "church on Line".... OMGosh amazing message and so timely ....as have all our Pastor's messages been .... Got a call last night form our lifegroup leader inviting us to their house to watch tonights service....woohoo... certainly a nice change that has come with Level 2.... Read more

  • DAY 51....SATURDAY...

    5/15/2020 6:07:36 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    I know a lot of folks have given up counting the days however I am keeping track of them just to see how long this whole journey takes..... Some will be back at Uni next week....I won't be one of them and the students won't be back at this point....some staff may or may not go back..... Polyt... Read more

  • Tough night

    5/15/2020 3:40:58 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I struggled a bit last night after doing more than I have since my fall on Sunday. Had a dance party with my granddaughter on FaceTime and took a short walk with my husband. It felt good to do both, but my body complained a bit! TGIF! Have a great weekend everyone!!! 213... Read more

  • Moving Forward...

    5/15/2020 5:30:40 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All, Wishing you all a fantastic Day & Weekend ahead.. Let's keep moving forward and keep focused on the finishing line. Remember: Jesus is right there with you taking you by the hand leading you every step of the way. He will guide you with His Eye, He said in His... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/15/2020 5:25:19 AM, by JUDITH316

    Instead of concentrating on your problems and getting discouraged, focus on God and meditate on His promises for you. You may have fallen down, but you don't have to stay down. God is ready, willing and able to pick you up. Joyce Meyer... Read more

  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/15/2020 5:24:30 AM, by JUDITH316

    Isaiah 40:31 But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. ... Read more

  • Challenging week!

    5/14/2020 9:15:58 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Progress towards healing from mo Mother's Day mishap has been slow. The concussion still has me woozy and in pain. My arm injuries are healing a bit each day and the strained muscles are becoming less bothersome. So, all in all, I am very thankful for progress, even when it is slow. 213... Read more

  • DAY 50.....WOW

    5/14/2020 3:29:59 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Day 50 since we first went into full, level 4, lockdown.... Was nice to have cafe's and restaurants open again yesterday .Randomly ran into a friend of mine and her boss who is a colleague of mine so we went for a coffee....was really nice to have a catchup with them and be able to discuss ... Read more

  • DAY 49......

    5/13/2020 3:26:36 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Some will sat that today brings back "normality"....I am unsure what "normality" is going to look like going forward.... Level 2 came in at 11.59pm last night.. My daughter reopens the cafe today doing reduced hours.... 10am to 2pm....nice....she will still get some time with her boy.... We ha... Read more

  • JACKET #11

    5/13/2020 3:17:28 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Finally finished this last night....seems to have taken forever....lol... I know it only has 2 buttons on it....have run out of buttons...hopefully I can get more today depending on how hard it is to get into the shop....lol ... Read more

  • Life is a Journey...

    5/13/2020 11:02:15 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All Food for Thought: Life is a journey, mistakes and bumps in the road are all apart of growing. Our characters grow as we learn from the mistakes we make... Daily we grow in Mind Body and in Spirit, God shapes our Characters on Life's Journey.. We all have T... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/13/2020 10:32:40 AM, by JUDITH316

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    5/13/2020 10:32:12 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Surgery & Recovery Up-date...

    5/13/2020 2:38:12 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Evening Spark Friends, Wednesday will be 2 weeks that I had my surgery for removal of a cancerous mass. I have had and continue to have issues with swelling from Wednesday's extensive surgery to remove scar tissue from 2 previous surgeries, remove cancerous mass which followed with r... Read more

  • DAY 48.....

    5/12/2020 11:03:41 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    So we are a matter of hours away from going down to Level 2..... Personally I don't see a lot of change for me to be honest..... I do need to go get a few things but not picking that will be tomorrow.... Have small person tomorrow as mumma is opening the cafe from 10am till 2pm so will be i... Read more

  • Mother's Day ER!

    5/12/2020 12:42:49 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    The day began beautifully! Worship, Sunday School, relaxing a bit, 3 mile walk.... That walk became the problem when nearly back home (thankfully) I fell on the sidewalk. My arm got pretty banged up -huge hematoma and very black and blue. Not sure if I had injured the elbow or arm we went to ou... Read more

  • Steady as you Go...

    5/12/2020 11:42:29 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All, Wishing you all a great day filled with God's abundant blessings. Cheering you on to a day filled with many successes as you keep your eyes on the finishing line. Let's Spark On 1 day and 1 step at a time. Consistency is the Key that unlocks the Door! Baby s... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/12/2020 11:35:55 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/12/2020 11:34:58 AM, by JUDITH316

    The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9 NKJV... Read more

  • DAY 48.....DECISION MADE

    5/11/2020 4:03:31 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    So.... At 11.59 pm on Wednesday( my tomorrow) NZ goes to Level 2..... HMMMMM....not sure what that is going to look like however I am coming to a "new normal" so am looking forward with excitement as to what this may look like.... My daughter will open our cafe on Thursday morning however w... Read more

  • DAY 47.....GOVT DECISION TODAY ON LEVEL....

    5/10/2020 4:17:12 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Yesterday was an awesome day.........Happy Mother's day today to those who are on their Sunday.... My DD and small person brought me cup cakes that small person had made for his Nan.....and he wrote on the box....lol Both my boys texted me....my boy in Aussie early in the day ....was nice to hav... Read more

  • Mother's Day Reflections & Thoughts...

    5/10/2020 5:15:09 AM, by JUDITH316

    Happy Mother's Day & God's Blessings... Wishing you a Blessed Sunday and Week ahead... During these difficult times with our Churches closed due to the pandemic what would of been a regular day of attending our special Church services honoring our "Beloved Mothers", listening to the ... Read more

  • Quote for Sunday

    5/10/2020 4:45:39 AM, by JUDITH316

    Gratitude is an offering precious in the sight of God, and it is one that the poorest of us can make and be not poorer but richer for having made it. Author A. W. Tozer... Read more

  • Bible Verse for Sunday

    5/10/2020 4:44:53 AM, by JUDITH316

    Trust in the Lord forever, For in YAH, the Lord, is everlasting strength. Isaiah 26:4 NKJV... Read more

  • Happy Mother's Day!

    5/9/2020 7:30:26 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    87 Happy Mother's Day to all the moms or mom role filling ladies and gents! We will Skype and or FaceTime with our kids tomorrow. One of our granddaughters FaceTimed me today - 4th time this week. She is 10 and I'm so enjoying our chats - each for an hour or more. We play board games, hide an... Read more

  • DAY 46....MOTHER'S DAY

    5/9/2020 7:19:14 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Another week almost over and new one ready to start.... My son helped my hubby yesterday get rid of some green waste....they dropped the trailer off to my SIL & DD....then came back and moved the 5 meters of wood I had got delivered on Thursday.....didn't take that long to do to be honest... ... Read more

  • Keep Going..

    5/9/2020 12:56:44 PM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning 524 Wishing you a great Weekend ahead.. let's keep pushing on and Be the Best we Can Be... "Believe You Can" by taking 1 step and 1 day at a time, keep tracking, keep up with your fitness, your body will love you for it, movement is blissful, let's purpose in our hear... Read more

  • Quote for Saturday

    5/9/2020 12:52:39 PM, by JUDITH316

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    5/9/2020 12:51:34 PM, by JUDITH316

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  • DAY 45....SATURDAY...

    5/8/2020 6:45:19 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    We had 2 cases of Covid yesterday and both linked to existing cases.... I am not 100% sure that the PM will go to down to Level 2 on Monday....I think we need to stay at Level 3 for another week.... Have been doing quite a bit of work the last couple of days....emailing staff to check on how ... Read more

  • Standing Together

    5/8/2020 5:26:02 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All, Wishing you all a Fantastic Day and Weekend ahead. Food for Thought: Teams join together encouraging and standing with one another through the good and through the difficult times. Let's keep pushing on together to meet the goals we have set before us. 381 ... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/8/2020 5:22:58 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/8/2020 5:22:15 AM, by JUDITH316

    So Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time, apart from sin, for salvation. Hebrews 9:28 NKJV ... Read more

  • So far, not so good!

    5/7/2020 5:01:56 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    So, I came back to SP to get back on track after slowly gaining back weight I thought had gone for good. But, so far I'm doing pretty lousy. The one thing I had forgotten was that my own need for calories is a bit less than what SP wants for me. I managed to gain even more weight before that ligh... Read more

  • What do you want?

    5/7/2020 4:24:53 PM, by POSITIVEHOPE

    A simple tactic to chose healthier foods more often Studies show that when choosing between food options, if you say "What do you want?" you are more likely to choose a healthy item than when you say or think “What do I want?” Research shows that when we speak to ourselves in the third pe... Read more

  • DAY 44.....FRIDAY....

    5/7/2020 3:45:07 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Our PM shared yesterday what Level 2 will look like and what businesses will be able to open again and what the requirements will be..... My daughter made the comment to me that it will be harder for us to implement everything than it is doing what we are doing now..... I see what we are doing no... Read more

  • 1 Step at a Time

    5/7/2020 1:37:52 PM, by JUDITH316

    Friday Morning 524 Wishing you all a Blessed Day ahead...I want to encourage you today to keep on sparking & stay focused, let's keep our eyes on Jesus, He is the One who will carry us over the hurdles and over the mountains, let's stay on track taking 1 day at a time. We Can with... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/7/2020 1:35:39 PM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/7/2020 1:34:52 PM, by JUDITH316

    Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart Be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 NKJV... Read more

  • ONE DAY...OR....DAY ONE....YOUR CHOICE!!!!!

    5/7/2020 3:19:59 AM, by LYNMEINDERS

    This I think is a great mantra especially for anyone who is struggling to get back on track at present.... I have had day one today.....strangely it went really well and I am planning tomorrow going well too.... "ONE DAY...OR....DAY ONE....YOUR CHOICE"... Read more

  • Mindful moments

    5/6/2020 7:26:41 PM, by -SUGARKISSES-

    I've lost 15 pounds, and I can't wait to keep continuing upon my journey. Thank you spark friends, for all of your support and kindness! 41 I feel the most difference in my energy level and back issues. I struggle with some back pain, and I find that I have a lot less tension. Doing step aero... Read more

  • Comments, Compliments and Opinion

    5/6/2020 6:28:15 PM, by POSITIVEHOPE

    Comments about Adele, British singer-songwriter, caused a stir on social media on Wednesday after she posted a photo of herself. Adele has been losing weight over the past six months which she credited to a special diet and a lot of Pilates. The photo sparked discussions about the impact of wei... Read more

  • DAY 43.....

    5/6/2020 3:40:44 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    I did so very well for the 28 days we were in lockdown......AND NOW.....my eating is totally out of control..... WOW.....I so have to stop this totally....it is a LOOOOONG time since I have slid down this slippery slope..... I read recently that...."today can be one day or day one...the choic... Read more

  • FINDING MY WAY

    5/6/2020 11:14:53 AM, by SMIDGON

    My emotions have been running the gamut. All I ask is just tolerate my ramblings. Today I past a milestone. Despite my inability to groom my hair. With the in available to keep my arms above my head that long, I have been using dry shampoo. I still need my hair trimmed. After... Read more

  • Wednesday Blessings: Update

    5/6/2020 3:58:13 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning 524 my Friend's Wishing you all a Blessed Day… 30 Today I received 3 calls, from Cancer Clinic, Oncology, and Family Doctor: May 15th, see Oncologist and will receive Pathology report and discuss treatment options and plans; May 25th follow-up with Surgeon to ... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/6/2020 3:51:48 AM, by JUDITH316

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  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/6/2020 3:50:41 AM, by JUDITH316

    The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in From this time forth, and even forevermore. Psalm 121:7-8 NKJV... Read more

  • DAY 42......6 WEEKS SINCE LOCKDOWN BEGAN!!!!!!

    5/5/2020 4:51:52 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Not sure where the last 6 weeks have gone....tomorrow is the start of our 7th week and we have made some amazing progress as a country in COVID 19.... Our death toll is still at 20....our recovery is at 1276.....our infection rate is at 1487......meaning that there is only 211 active cases still o... Read more

  • Happy Cinco de Mayo!

    5/5/2020 12:39:04 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I didn't plan very well for this day. But, I found enough ingredients to put together a pretty good multilayer dip. I have a bag of Siete grainless tortilla chips. DH doesn't like them, but maybe he will tolerate with the dip. We'll see. I found refried, black and kidney beans plus olives, gree... Read more

  • Shaped by the Master Craftsman

    5/5/2020 10:19:58 AM, by JUDITH316

    Good Morning All, Let's have a great Tuesday as we put our hands into the Hand's of the Master Craftsman ... The Master Craftsman has equipped each of us with gifts and talents to be used to bless others. We are all individually gifted and all have talents that work together f... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    5/5/2020 10:17:13 AM, by JUDITH316

    God is with you, and He'll help you make spiritual progress--strengthening and encouraging you to keep on keeping on during rough times. It's easy to quit, but it takes faith to press on to victory. Joyce Meyer...... Read more

  • Bible Verse for Today

    5/5/2020 10:16:10 AM, by JUDITH316

    Matthew 28:18-20 (KJV) 18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20 Teaching them to observe all things ... Read more

  • THE BLAHS

    5/5/2020 8:00:37 AM, by SMIDGON

    It's just started settling in ! The reality that he is really gone. I guess thats partly due to the fact that it was unexpected. We knew it was quite possibly getting closer, but nothing pointed to that at that time ! Now it's submitting info to all the policies he had. A couple said... Read more

  • Rest...

    5/4/2020 11:44:00 PM, by JUDITH316

    Good Evening Friend's, All I can say is my 3rd surgery was much more involved this time around. Doctor said it will take time, a slow recovery, BP & Pain is very high. Have mega swelling in lip, inside and outside of face, mouth, lip and nose. Nerve pain on face is intense an... Read more

  • Bible Verses for Today

    5/4/2020 11:39:45 PM, by JUDITH316

    Hebrews 4:9 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. Psalm 46:10 Be Still and know that I am God...... Read more

  • DAY 41.....SMALL PERSONS 4TH BIRTHDAY...

    5/4/2020 4:44:35 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Very interesting times.... Small person is at home with Mumma and Dad today although mumma will go to the cafe for a couple of hours this morning then it is all about small person and his 4th Birthday.... They are coming to our place for dinner tonight along with my youngest.....not sure when th... Read more

  • JACKET #10

    5/4/2020 4:33:12 PM, by LYNMEINDERS

    Woohoo....10 Jackets completed in Lockdown to date.... Onto #11.... Got a hold of my wool lady yesterday....was really nice to chat with her....she is expecting an order in this week and will courier my order to me when it arrives.....Bless her... Read more

  • Favorite part of lockdown

    5/4/2020 3:58:02 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My granddaughter asked me what my favorite part of lockdown is. One of my very favorite part is getting to spend so much time with her on FaceTime. She said that is her favorite, too. We spend 1-2+ hours each day talking, trying on different clothes, playing games and just talking. She is ten ye... Read more

  • Update: Post-op Day 4

    5/4/2020 1:20:12 AM, by JUDITH316

    Evening Hello Spark Friend's, Thank you all for your prayers, today has been quite challenging so no sparking. Would appreciate your prayers ongoing as Nausea, Pain in the Face, Mouth & Lip mega Swelling in Face Mouth and Lip and High Blood Pressure! This morning my Blood Pressure w... Read more