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  • Weather

    7/29/2021 12:20:59 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 64. It is 70 outside and 74 inside..... Read more

  • Weather

    7/29/2021 12:20:59 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 64. It is 70 outside and 74 inside..... Read more

  • Watching the Olympics

    7/29/2021 12:12:39 AM, by MCJULIEO

    Somehow, without ever intending to, I got sucked in to watching the Olympics again…. I remember being fascinated by them as a child, but the level I’m seeing today is almost freakish in its level of expertise…. These athletes have given SO much to their sport, and have given UP so much for their spo... Read more

  • Another warm day

    7/28/2021 11:32:56 PM, by WANT2BTRIM

    Warm day. Lots of work and fairly uneventful otherwise. I'm going to sleep and leaping into tomorrow.... Read more

  • Our 5% Search Team

    7/28/2021 10:11:39 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Our 5% Challenge Leaders Heidi (HICIM70), Barb (LADYLUK), Ceri (CERIUSLY), Joanne (JMCADE) are heading the search for our new site. I am so thankfully that it is coming together. I will be in Alberta for a 2.5 weeks and will check in as I can. I will be at the old farm, no running water, no internet... Read more

  • thought for today 7/28/21

    7/28/2021 8:51:00 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Just in case you needed to be reminded…. If you see a small girl wearing a bikini, mind your business. If you see a big girl wearing a crop top, mind your business. If you see a girl not wearing a bra, mind your business. If a girl of any size doesn't fit your definition of beautiful or se... Read more

  • I am feeling better

    7/28/2021 8:31:58 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I took a two hour nap in the recliner this afternoon with the Cooper-dog curled up with me. He is such a comfort. I had my regularly scheduled appointment with the neurologist for nerve block injections, and she asked me how I was doing compared to yesterday and the day before… and I told her it w... Read more

  • Workout

    7/28/2021 8:14:23 PM, by GEORGE815

    Got back to the gym after being out of town with family. Was able to cram my workout in the time I had slotted for it. Met an acquaintance i haven't seen for over 2 years. It was nice to see him again.... Read more

  • On my way! Onderland and my vacation pics

    7/28/2021 8:10:55 PM, by SEATTLESIMS

    Well, here it is, the end of SP is drawing near and I'm making great progress. Today is the last day of our BLC 46 Challenge and I lost 8.6 lbs in 12 weeks..Leaving me.. In Onderland!! I haven't seen this in a long time and I am ready to continue making progress weekly! I may have... Read more

  • 7-28-21

    7/28/2021 6:42:31 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • MY DAY

    7/28/2021 5:34:26 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well my friends picked me up and took me for my birthday Lunch. We went to Salt Life and I was so stuffed. There was 8 of us and they ordered four appetizers and I had the Shrimp bowl that I love. We all sat and talked and I told them no dessert. I could not eat another bite. Came home and took... Read more

  • Wednesday July 28, 2021 Journal/log entry

    7/28/2021 5:26:24 PM, by ZZYYGGY3

    Weather: Gorgeous outside with lots of sunshine, and clear blue skies. Temperature a nice 74 degrees with 46 percent humidity. A nice breeze blowing. A perfect day. Tuesday's log: Tuesday went well, I just couldn't seem to get myself going. I was up early and did some reading, and wrote... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    7/28/2021 5:22:32 PM, by SHERYE

    Louisiana Highway Department employees stopped at a farm and talked with an old farmer. The man in charge told the farmer, 'We need to inspect your farm for a possible new road.' The old farmer said, 'OK, but don't get out in that pasture over there.' The Highway Dept. employee flashed out his i... Read more

  • 7-28-21

    7/28/2021 4:39:52 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    A mangy looking guy goes into a bar and orders a drink. The bartender says, "No way. I don't think you can pay for it." The guy says, "You're right. I don't have any money, but if I show you something you haven't seen before, will you give me a drink?" The bartender says, "Only if what you show... Read more

  • Wacky Wednesday and just a catch'n up

    7/28/2021 1:53:01 PM, by IMUSTLOSEIT1

    Thought I was AWOL for a few days, really have no excuse other than I really had so much on my plate that blogging was not in the equation. First off, Brother did have surgery and they took 2 tumors from his bladder, and they are sure that it was cancer, but will send they in for analysis, but they... Read more

  • Walking Wednesday

    7/28/2021 1:29:34 PM, by JULIJULINN

    Walking after it's near 100 during the day.... Read more

  • Saying Farewell...

    7/28/2021 12:08:35 PM, by GABIRUSZCZAK

    Saying Farewell... July 28th... I have so many mixed emotions about SparkPeople closing down next month. On the one hand it has served as my place for support for the previous almost 13 years - ever since November 18th of 2008. So it has been there through some of the most monumental times of m... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    7/28/2021 11:53:54 AM, by RO2BENT

    Looks like not much wind for sailing... Read more

  • Wednesday’s Words

    7/28/2021 11:42:13 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/28/2021 11:36:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    The sun is shining brightly here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! I'm going for another walk after lunch. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/28/2021 11:10:57 AM, by PICKIE98

    I did not sleep much last night, but I got my second wind and got outside and shucked the corn, put bills in mailbox for a nice walk, am cleaning the garage trash can(ICK!), organizing things. Lots of phone calls, and doing my very favorite thing(NOT), balancing my checkbook. I would rather fi... Read more

  • good morning

    7/28/2021 11:06:10 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - been not dieting but living. I eat well, but I am done with regularly weighting in, obsessing about dieting, and getting to the next lower weight. I am happy where I am. I am in size 10 and in my safari traveling pants. they are special pants - that have anti-theft pockets. They ... Read more


    7/28/2021 10:17:21 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok hubby got mri done this morning please keep us in your prayers thank you so much all have wonderful day love to all of you 247 247 247 248 304 593 386 247 593... Read more

  • Adversities / Opportunities

    7/28/2021 10:15:53 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Sometimes the things that seem to be adversities turn out to be opportunities in disguise. ~ W. Clement Stone... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    7/28/2021 9:27:44 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today is my day to paint life in bold colors." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • If You Want to Stay in touch, Here's my Email Address

    7/28/2021 8:58:56 AM, by SLIMMERJESSE

    Several friends have already exchanged theirs, but for those who may still be out there and want to drop an occasional line or two, I'm at Today's victory is that I tied my own shoe. Yes, I've been able to tie the one on the unoperated hip/leg, but not the other one. T... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/28/2021 8:36:37 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and shower down. Bible Study at 9:30 and volunteering at the hospital from noon to 4. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • 7/28/2021

    7/28/2021 8:36:08 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Freedom is never given; it is won. A. Philip Randolph Read more at Read more

  • Hi

    7/28/2021 8:18:59 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • Hang in there!

    7/28/2021 7:47:14 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    Another busy day. I have an eye exam at noon for new glasses. I have cataracts but they aren’t at the stage needing surgery yet so it’s an exam plus new glasses. I do wish they could replace the lenses so I could keep my favorite frames!... Read more

  • Windows of Heaven

    7/28/2021 7:06:09 AM, by PIZZA5152

    Windows of Heaven. Malachi 3. July 28 2021. “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this, says the Lord of Hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven and pour out to you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    7/28/2021 6:27:41 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    July 28, 2021 FINALLY FREE Just over a year ago, we were on lock down. We were told it wasn’t safe to leave our homes. And if we did go out, we had to be very careful. Anytime we are confined to anything, we feel a bit stifled and anxious. We may seek ways to deal with it and some of us may ch... Read more

  • Wednesday's Laugh - How About.....

    7/28/2021 6:21:48 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • July 28 2021

    7/28/2021 5:32:07 AM, by NASFKAB

    Not quite sure what is coming up except some beans. I have this grow bag full of plants but only recognise the beans. Let us see what the others are.... Read more


    7/28/2021 5:07:15 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    To thine own self be kind.... Read more

  • There's Nothing Quite Like The Spark

    7/28/2021 4:58:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Spark Guy, I'm really going to miss you when you're gone. There's no group quite like you. I wish that I understood why you have to shut down. You kept me focused and working towards my goals. Yes, I've switched over to Spark 360. I hope that you add blogs to the new Spark. I j... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    7/28/2021 4:56:16 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great Wednesday. 386... Read more

  • 7-27-21

    7/28/2021 2:34:09 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I had to get my handicap placard updated. It expires this month. That got me out of the house, so I went to my comic store and a thrift store near there. Since I'm in a downsizing state of mind, I pass on a lot of things I would have purchased before. I picked up three pair of shorts, a book and a t... Read more

  • Day 209: Second Round

    7/28/2021 2:33:02 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow - after you have done your best to achieve success today." (Maxwell Maltz) Hello my lovely friends!!!   Yesterday my mom had her appointment for her fing... Read more

  • Ethnic Food

    7/28/2021 12:28:58 AM, by MCJULIEO

    When you think of “ethnic food”, do you think of “British food”? This is from the nearby HEB store…. I had to wonder what foods fit in that category, so I went looking, and sure enough , these products are not what I normally see I mean….. “salad cream”?? Mixes for Yorkshire pudding and Sheph... Read more

  • Weather

    7/28/2021 12:17:00 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 74 after 68. It is 70 outside and 73 inside..... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/27/2021 11:05:42 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had Dr appt to schedule my colonoscopy. Another hot day, so the pool felt great.... Read more


    7/27/2021 10:09:02 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Up early and putting some ribs in the slowcooker with seasoning to make them tasty. When Hubby got home he ran me up to the Credit union as I had locked myself out of my on line account and the number on the page to call was not in service. I fried some fresh potatoes with onion and we had a salad... Read more

  • thought for today 7/27/21

    7/27/2021 9:57:57 PM, by USMAWIFE

    It would be great if all people were nice and loving. Unfortunately, they are not. There are many people who are in a great deal of pain, and on certain days these people will, consciously or unconsciously, inflict their pain on you. If you should encounter angry words or unkind actions today, take ... Read more

  • Sigh

    7/27/2021 8:42:13 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    This is what I did today. My migraine medication wasn’t working to break the migraine I have had for two days, and my neurologist scolded me last time this happened for waiting until the third day and my regularly scheduled appointment. So I called the nurse at the neurologist office this morning... Read more

  • Sleep deprived

    7/27/2021 7:52:06 PM, by WANT2BTRIM

    I sometimes go through a cycle where I can't manage to fall asleep on time and wake up tired. It's not fun trying to get through a work day with sleep deprivation. Tomorrow is Wednesday already. I will take a sleep aid tonight. I hope that everyone had a wonderful energetic day today and more o... Read more

  • 7/27/2021

    7/27/2021 6:40:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Day 7 post-op - Patient doing well have my 4 hours in CPM machine in, did exercises 3 times so far today, and walking 3 minutes per hour awake. Check marks on all of these - a little ahead of schedule. Feels pretty good. I just wish the pain stayed away during the night. I keep getting woke up ... Read more

  • 7-27-21

    7/27/2021 6:38:48 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    A man walks into a bar and orders a beer. He sips it and sits it down. A monkey swings across the bar and p1sses in the pint. The man asks the barman who owns the monkey. The barman indicates the piano player. The man walks over to the piano player and says, "Do you know your monkey p1ssed in m... Read more

  • 7-27-21

    7/27/2021 6:28:51 PM, by ELRIDDICK

    Have a great day!... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    7/27/2021 6:14:01 PM, by SHERYE

    Charlie's wife, Lucy, had been after him for several weeks to paint the seat on their toilet. Finally, he got around to doing it while Lucy was out. After finishing, he left to take care of another matter before she returned. She came in and undressed to take a shower. Before getting in the shower... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/27/2021 6:12:31 PM, by KITT52

    Have a Happy and Healthy Tuesday.... Read more

  • Vacation

    7/27/2021 5:47:55 PM, by GEORGE815

    Made it home safely. We stopped at a rest break. It was fortunate to be located near a waterfall. I recorded this soothing sound for a period of time to relax to later.... Read more

  • Transplant

    7/27/2021 1:09:49 PM, by ANNIEMAROO

    My youngest son had a liver transplant. His liver had stopped working. Then a few months later his kidneys quit. They were trying to filter his blood but without his liver working, they became overwhelmed and gave up. He spent a month in ICU on the island before being transported over to the mainlan... Read more

  • Tuesday musings

    7/27/2021 12:56:47 PM, by JULIJULINN

    142.6 is not where I want to be.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/27/2021 12:43:23 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is wound clinic day, so DD got her dressing changed and made the next appointment. SHe is still a long way from healed, but her heel is healing. LOL! The hip wound is another story. They are working hard to try things to hasten the healing. We drove out in the country to one of ou... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    7/27/2021 11:14:32 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today is my day to laugh loud - laugh often." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • Tuesday

    7/27/2021 10:33:19 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and dog walk. Going to volunteer at the hospital from noon to 4. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • A rainy day here today

    7/27/2021 10:31:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    It's going to be raining pretty much the whole day here today. I'm okay with that and so is my daughter. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm getting some laundry done this morning. In the afternoon I will be going for a walk. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe... Read more

  • having a peaceful morning

    7/27/2021 9:58:11 AM, by TRAVELGAL417

    good morning - DH is at his annual wellness exam. I am relaxing. I have noticed more of my friend gone on Sparks. I have been deleting much of my blogs. Keeping the ones I want to remember - deleting much stuff. It's amazing how much it accumulates. Been a member since 2007, so it has been a go... Read more


    7/27/2021 9:54:41 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning bsl was low belly hurt little bit hubby got to get mri in the morning at 8:15 so next week he can get his shot in his back keep him in your prayers hope he can get some relief what are you all doing today let me know love and many blessings to a... Read more

  • Tuesday’s Words

    7/27/2021 9:37:59 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • 7/27/2021

    7/27/2021 8:52:33 AM, by AZMOMXTWO

    Be bold, be brave enough to be your true self. Queen Latifah Read more at Read more

  • And Now, the End is Near

    7/27/2021 8:33:31 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    I finished two challanges this morning and I replaced them with two new challanges knowong full well that Spark People as we know it would be gone before I could finish. It is my intention to keep the pedal to the metal and to run full force across the finish line Spark People has imposed. Mak... Read more

  • Hi

    7/27/2021 8:07:41 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • My Favorite SP Motivational Quotes

    7/27/2021 8:02:21 AM, by BONNIE1552

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  • Monday Tuesday

    7/27/2021 7:59:36 AM, by RO2BENT

    Just another week at work, until Friday! Going to Put In Bay... Read more

  • I’ve lost 8 lbs!

    7/27/2021 7:16:46 AM, by CHERYLHURT

    The doctor wasn’t happy I’d lost 8 lbs, lots of stress in my HOA, having to sue one turkey who thinks the rules don’t apply to him! Wow, it’s those beastly 15 lbs beloved and I both gained moving to the South, land of fried chicken and key lime pie!... Read more

  • Walking with GOD

    7/27/2021 7:03:29 AM, by PIZZA5152

    Walking with God Leviticus 26. July 27 2021 “You shall not make idols for yourselves; neither a carved image nor a sacred pillar up for yourselves; nor shall you set up an engraved stone in your land, to bow down to it; for I am the Lord your God. You shall keep My Sabbaths and reverence My... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    7/27/2021 6:45:21 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great day. 386... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    7/27/2021 6:27:58 AM, by SUGARPIE33

    July 27, 2021 FREE TIME Alone time. Free time. Down time. Some of us can’t even comprehend such things. We are busy, busy, busy. Both work and home demand our time so anytime for ourselves is pretty much out of the question. However, is it really? If we were to examine our actions for a week, w... Read more

  • A Hike To Be Remembered

    7/27/2021 5:26:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday we hiked under conditions that were far from perfect. The warning to stay inside did not come until after we were on the trail. The smoke from the fires in Canada reached us, and the air quality was poor. It would have been dangerous for a person with respiratory conditions. We were... Read more

  • July 27 2021

    7/27/2021 5:26:17 AM, by NASFKAB

    Made my fish where the bones become soft. That was One meal. Then cooked leftover gravy with a few vegetables for a second meal.... Read more

  • 7-26-21

    7/27/2021 2:09:33 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    It's Monday again. I have to remember that doesn't mean what it used to. I'm retired. I don't go to work any more. But I have to remain in the flow of time. Trash is picked up on Monday on my street. That means I have to have all the trash going out in the garbage can by Sunday afternoon so my neigh... Read more

  • Day 208: Getting Better

    7/27/2021 2:09:29 AM, by DIVAGLOW

    "If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page." (Mark Houlahan)   Hello, my lovely friends!!!   How is everyone doing? I still can't believe this place will be gone in a couple of wee... Read more

  • Weather

    7/27/2021 12:15:50 AM, by ZRIE014

    Warmed up to 72 after 68. It is 69 outside and 73 inside...... Read more

  • SomeThings I Discovered Today

    7/26/2021 11:37:20 PM, by MCJULIEO

    First off, I drove back from near San Antonio over to Houston today, and Thank Goodness for the way finding app, Waze, which redirected me out of Interstate 10 traffic along the old US Hwy 90 for about 10 miles, a stretch I’m sure I haven’t been on since high school….. it was so lovely driving along... Read more

  • Monday

    7/26/2021 10:55:52 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Walked early in morning, so hot and humid. Got very sweaty. Took grandsons to splash pad.... Read more

  • Feeling hot hot hot!

    7/26/2021 10:49:46 PM, by WANT2BTRIM

    The heat was so oppressive today. Yikes. I went to the grocery store around 7:30pm and felt like I was tied up in a plastic bag for the short trip to and from my car. I will tend to my flowers and shrubs early in the morning. They will need a healthy dose of water to make it through another day... Read more

  • Daily Affirmation for Monday, July 26, 2021

    7/26/2021 7:47:26 PM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Today is my day to honor my being." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Read more

  • Monday July 26th - Another "death"

    7/26/2021 7:19:32 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    I do not know how to do this to make it any easier to read or grapple with. We have seen that this was coming, but suddenly with the death of out little Jamaican sister this past May, the reality is now upon us. This monastery in Duncan is closing. There are documents that came out t... Read more

  • July 26 2021

    7/26/2021 7:10:55 PM, by NASFKAB

    Daughter will leave, Spark ending for us. But we will continue. We have done so much have to continue one way or another.... Read more

  • Smile of the Day

    7/26/2021 7:05:32 PM, by SHERYE

    The Fortune Cookies After finishing our Chinese food, my husband and I cracked open our fortune cookies. Mine read, “Be quiet for a little while.” His read, “Talk while you have a chance.”... Read more

  • Monday July 26, 2021 Journal/log entry

    7/26/2021 5:28:01 PM, by ZZYYGGY3

    Weather: Gorgeous with lots of sunshine, and clear blue skies. We're getting smoke from the western fires so it's a hazy sunshine. Temp is 70 degrees with 52 percent humidity. Sunday's log: Sunday went pretty well. I was up at 8:00 and walked over to Scout and Company. Enjoyed a couple o... Read more


    7/26/2021 4:18:12 PM, by WHITEANGEL4

    Well, I am one of those that hardly ever feels bad. Got up this morning and my stomach has been acting up all day I have eaten cottage cheese and sipped on hot tea hoping that will lhelp with this feeling. I was planning spice dinner tonight but it is no happening When Hubby gets in I will have ... Read more

  • Boating

    7/26/2021 3:34:58 PM, by GEORGE815

    Pontoon boat malfunctioned and our trip on the lake was postponed. We were rescheduled for this morning at 8. Everything went well. Saved the grandson from going into the lake twice. All in all, it was a great time on the lake.... Read more

  • 7/26/2021

    7/26/2021 2:01:12 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well day 6 since my knee replacement. Walking wobbling with the walker. Hard to maneuver around some of our rooms. Yesterday seemed to be the first day that the nerve block was completely out of my system. Pain is greater. I am supposed to walk 3 minutes per hour, which I am doing despite the pa... Read more

  • 7-26-21

    7/26/2021 1:05:48 PM, by KITTYHAWK1949

    A man walked into a bar carrying an ape in his arms. "I just bought this fella as a pet," he explained. "We have no children, so he's going to live with us, just like one of the family. He'll eat at our table, even sleep in the bed with me and the wife." "But what about the smell?" someone asked... Read more

  • Monday, Monday

    7/26/2021 12:46:58 PM, by JULIJULINN

    Happy Monday! here's to a successful week.... Read more

  • A beautiful sunny day 🌞

    7/26/2021 12:24:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! Now I am just browsing at the local mall for a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take care a... Read more


    7/26/2021 12:17:46 PM, by MSANN59

    hjey sparkers hope all are doing ok had good workout then went to beauty shop got that over now at home me some food enjoy your day love to all of you bless all of you 247 247 248 223 247 593 594... Read more

  • Monday’s Words

    7/26/2021 11:23:19 AM, by JUDY1676

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  • Monday

    7/26/2021 10:00:25 AM, by ROX525

    Treadmill and dog walk complete. Didn't get much sleep as I am dog sitting my daughter's dog all week and she woke me up barking 3!!! times last night. Bible Study hopefully at 11 a.m. Not sure what else today as it is going to be a scorcher outside. Have a lovely day.... Read more

  • Hi

    7/26/2021 9:23:54 AM, by CKEYES1

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  • thought for today 7/26/21

    7/26/2021 8:48:09 AM, by USMAWIFE

    Decisions have power. Decisions have force. We must know what we will and will not do, what we can do and choose not to do; and decide in harmony with the things we know.... Read more