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Month: October 2015 (page 2 of 4)

Days #52-58

I switched from WordPress to have my site managed by someone else I trust.  In the midst of the change over, my 1 year old, just past the warranty date, lap top decide to crash.  I was trying to work on the website via cell phone or borrowing other people’s computers.  I also had several other things happen.  I had debilitating stomach pain that led to lots of testing  which determined, I am just getting old.  I found another part time job that will increase my work hours to almost 30 hours a week.  We were exposed to lice and was just cleared of not having it.  I am tired and cranky.  I just want peace and to slow down.  But the computer is fixed and better than before, I start the new job tomorrow, my tummy is better and we don’t feel the need to itch anymore.  Thank you Heavenly Father, for carrying us through these situations and reminding us, you are greater than all of these things....   Continue Reading

The “I don’t care” Syndrome

And whatever you do, in work or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through God the Father through Him.” Colossians 3:17

I was walking through the aisles of my local supermarket, running my errands. I walked down one of the frozen food aisles and noticed two exasperated employees (one clerk and one store manager). They were looking at one of the cases talking about how terrible it looked. The clerk told the manager, “I called this vendor and spoke with the person that stocked this section, explaining how terrible it looked and how many complaints I had received. He basically told me he didn’t care. He said he would go tell his supervisor. The vendor responded, ‘go ahead!’” The manager looked shocked and I could see him getting very upset. He said to the clerk, “Please give me their contact person and I will make them care.” The clerk didn’t seem positive and he said, “I hope so, but don’t hold your breath.”...   Continue Reading

Day #50 & 51

Being tested, it is not fun. But it reminds you if you have matured in that area. Usually, I fail and get mad or whiny. But thankfully God doesn’t rub our nose in it. We just need to take a moment, reset, ask for forgiveness and pray for guidance and protection. That valley is deep but our God is greater!...   Continue Reading

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