Showing posts from January, 2011


Much of the time I always try to bring a positive spin to the issues of life, the joy that can come from the simplest or the most complex things.  I try everyday to learn to be better....better at what?  Sometimes I go googling for it, and sometimes I come across it.  Lately, it's to be more real...haha...yeah I say things like they are, and have no fear, I will not get worse...but I want you to know that much of the time I do feel scared, upset, down about some things.  Life can be brutal and real.  It is not always laughs and giggles, but I think thru the situation at a dozen times a second, to try and find the good in it, the positive spin on it.  Why?  To survive it and live.  By the grace of God.

God Blesses!

so much

So I could blog this mornin about our emotion filled all of our basketball girls amaze me, how my own children teach me how to behave everyday, or how people in general facinate me, how there are so many who need prayers today, and how I would appreciate your prayers for this ear infection funk that I have...and most people I know for that matter, but instead I want to put a little seed thought in your minds and hearts.  Something we have talked about before, but is heavy on my heart.....a PLAN.  When we pray for others do we ask for healing or His will be done?  He has a plan for us.  I don't believe it is our objective in life to try and figure out what that plan is, but to pray for the strength to follow it.

God Blesses!
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So I've had contacts for years and chemo brain for years so you should think these things wouldn't amaze me....I go to put in my contacts and at the same time am thinkin...I'm not even sleepy cause we stayed up watching tv...which made me lose my focus. I put my contact in and immediately couldn't see! At first I panic. I think Oh my Lord what is happening? One eye is like I have no contact and the other is horrible!!! Now why would I panic about something happening to me. I mean its not as though I'm accident prone or something (come on not ALL of it is my fault..) well I immediately calm down and realize that for the first time in my life I put both contacts in one eye. I will not tell you how long it took me to discover it. Laugh at yourself today and Thank God he gave us you...yes just like you are.
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Yesterday I found out about two different "friends of friends" who have cancer.  Please pray for all of those who are fighting (nowtice I didn't say those with cancer).  Please pray for all that cancer affects, caregivers, friends, family, and those who don't even know you.  Also, all around is expecting snow....pray for those on the roads.

God Blesses!


I was just reminded of the date.  Jan you remember what has happened in the last 5 years?  I do. 

April and Lex got a place (sort of) their own, April turned 30 (wow little sis), Lex graduated kindergarten, has overcome so much, has turned into an even more caring child, turned 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, is an honor student and loves sports, and they love her.  Ele is still Goldilocks, and speaking of locks is growing her hair (almost there) for her third donation to Locks of Love, got glasses, is an honor student, turned 6,7,8,9,10, helped raise "the baby" Quito, graduated kindergarten, lost her first tooth, got her own room, and is an avid at sports. Eme started kindergarten, graduated kindergarten, lost her first tooth, got her own room, cut her hair for Locks of Love, is an honor student and basketball player, turned 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7!  We had our 3rd Goddaughter born (Macy), Lex was #2, and Tori was #1.....Tori graduated High School!  Robert and I's marriage has gro…


So its been crazy with the snow and our routines. We have been stayin warm and safe. I'll blog more...I promise.
While ago Eme goes running thru the house hollering I gotta go pee!! Ele is runnin right behind her yellin..No Eme! I gotta go poop and everybody knows its not good to hold poop in!
So let it out yall...I'm sure you'll feel better!God Blesses!
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Winter is upon us....although the automotive industry hasn't been informed! haha!
We were watching TV this weekend, flipping channels and while waiting for a movie to finish so we could watch the next we heard the following quote from Superman Returns....I loved it.  We talk a lot about heritage and how we influence others.  I loved this on because it reminds me of my ancestors who have passed on and how I have always felt infused with their presence almost as if I were drawing from the soil in Brackentown.  Here it is:

But we will never leave you... even in the face of our deaths. You will make my strength your own. See my life through your own eyes, as your life will be seen through mine. The son becomes the father, and the father...the son

God Blesses!


Like everyone else this week has been crazy. Aunt Edith fell again and broke her other hip, we went back to work, the girls went back to school, we had a pep rally for basketball, practice tonight and the girls first games of the season are tomorrow!  Everybody is busy though and we are not alone, not with each other nor without God.  He is with us and I thank him for his strength!  Today, tell somebody what God has done for you, not what you have done for Him.  Glory to God!

God Blesses!


We had a great time with the girls.  We enjoyed being with each other and just relaxing and visiting with family and friends.  Hope all of you were as blessed as we were this Holiday season.  Please continue to keep that focus on Jesus....the reason for the season  can last all year.

God Blesses!