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August 2009

Sometimes We Just Need To Be Still

zealous-for-GodBeing zealous for God and for what He’s called you to do and be is important. So is being still. If you find yourself going 90-to-nothing – stop. Be still. If you’re going too fast chances are you’re not noticing some important things along the way. Be reminded that God is in control – and you don’t need to try to be. Be still and let Him show you what to do and not do so that you catch the important stuff and don’t waste your time on things that ultimately don’t need your attention.(thedailyverse.com)

Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10

Power Thoughts Continue reading “Sometimes We Just Need To Be Still”

Watercooler Thoughts with Good Friends

leelandToday’s The Day: Join us for the Leeland Listening Party today at Noon in the Harmony Hill Baptist Church parking lot! Check out pictures from the previous events already this week.

Prison_cellDid you enjoy your stay Sir? Prisoners handed hotel-style questionnaires asking if cell conditions were up to scratch (dailymail.co.uk)

close_electionsIt matters who you vote for: Town Hall Meeting and a cell phone Click on the picture too. (politicdaily.com)

ladybug-readingIt pays to read: Children’s Book Saves Pilot’s Life (dailymail.co.uk)

Today In History:

Keep you Eyes on the BIG Picture

bigIn the big picture, suffering is only a small part of the amazing work God is doing in and around you. Take a moment to attempt to look at your life from God’s viewpoint. Consider the blessings, the protection and the joy He’s provided, as well as the character He’s developing within you through your life experiences. Thank Him for the fun stuff, praise Him for the hard stuff and rejoice in that your Heavenly Father has a plan much bigger than what you can see right in front of you.(thedailyverse.com)

As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry. 2 Timothy 4:5  Continue reading “Keep you Eyes on the BIG Picture”

Wednesday Watercooler Chats

normal-brain-cranial-nervesMore Reasons to Lose Weight: Obese People Have ‘Severe Brain Degeneration’ (LiveScience.com)

Information-OverloadDo One Thing at A Time: Study finds people who multitask often bad at it (AP Science/Yahoo News)

jeremy-camp-shares-sad-newsJeremy Camp & Wife Lose Baby, Ask For Prayers: Adrienne Camp was three months pregnant. Jeremy Camp wrote in his Twitter account: “We’d appreciate your prayers. Love you all.” (The Christian Post)

feed-family-foodHow To Feed Your Family On $100 A Week: Click through to find 20 ways to feed your family on a $100 per week budget.  (MSNBC-Prevention Magazine)

Today in History:  Continue reading “Wednesday Watercooler Chats”

Have A Serving Heart and Serving Hands

heartNhandsThink of the people in your life who follow you – look up to you – hang on your every word. Do you treat them like they are beneath you, or do you serve them – do you wash their feet, as Jesus did? You can learn and teach just as much by following as you can by leading. Give it a try today. (thedailyverse.com)

Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him. John 13:5

Continue reading “Have A Serving Heart and Serving Hands”

Tue. Watercooler Chats With Good Friends

rat-snakeSnake Hunting: Our grandson found a snake this weekend with the help of our family dogs…which led us to ask the questions how do you tell the difference and gave us the opportunity to train ourselves and our grandson on how to stay safe. (hubpages.com)

copperheadMore help identifing dangerous snakes(poisonous-snakes.com)

How to avoid being bitten by a Member of Texas Poisonous Snakes Most Wanted (poisonous-snakes.com)

ChildSeatCar Seat Safety Concerns Pop Up for Newborns: Car Seats Lower Oxygen Levels in Newborns; Experts Say Don’t Panic Yet (ABC News)

good-samaritanDoing Good Can Cost You: Good Samaritans can’t catch a break (pawnation.com)

babyNdogOur Pets are Our Family: Man chooses his dog to be his best man (asylum.com)

timbabyTim’s Morning Thoughts are always so cool but I really liked this one especially because so many time people will make statements and i wish i had something clever to respond back to them. Going to church is one of those subjects that challenges us in our daily lives and in others.  If we go to church we should think about the reasons others don’t so we can be an agent of change in our home church Continue reading “Tue. Watercooler Chats With Good Friends”

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