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Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... May, 2008
May1, 2008 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie

Posted on 04/30/2008 10:28:57 PM PDT by JustAmy




Welcome To....



'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets
and those who enjoy poetry.
'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.
Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepers
your thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*.

Enjoy! :)












Never Forget!






Bad Penny




Amy's personal guardian ~
the ever charming, lovable, huggable,

LouieWolf





Many thanks for stopping by. : )











TOPICS: Humor; Miscellaneous; Poetry; The Poetry Branch
KEYWORDS: amysplace; friends; friendship; may
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To: Kitty Mittens

Good evening, Kitty Mittens.

Sorry that I’m getting back so late.

Thank you for the pretty black kitty.

Did you have a nice Hug Your Doggie Day? :)


2,201 posted on 05/30/2008 8:29:04 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good evening, Conor.

Thank you for posting the beautiful Laura wearing red to Support the Troops.

Hope you had a Fabulous Friday.


2,202 posted on 05/30/2008 8:30:39 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: MEG33

LOL

Cute, Meg.


2,203 posted on 05/30/2008 8:31:22 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: LUV W

Good evening, Luv.

Thank you for Showing your Colors for the Troops.

Thank you for your contributions.


2,204 posted on 05/30/2008 8:33:47 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: LUV W

I want all of them!!!


2,205 posted on 05/30/2008 8:34:26 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: La Enchiladita

LOL

Had a good day, Dita.

Kinda taking it easy now.


2,206 posted on 05/30/2008 8:36:02 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: JustAmy

You’re very welcome...thanks for making a home for us here! :D


2,207 posted on 05/30/2008 8:36:42 PM PDT by LUV W (The Republican Party is strongest when it is fearlessly conservative! RL \:D/)
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To: jaycee

He looks so healthy now. He is a big cat and I didn’t even yell very loud when he took the baby birds from their nests. That is just what cats do; I told the birds to build better, safer nests next year.

I only caught him once and took the baby away from him but we sure found where he had taken others. The birds do not like him.


2,208 posted on 05/30/2008 8:41:25 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: LUV W

Welcome to Amy’s Place.

We are glad you are here.


2,209 posted on 05/30/2008 8:43:08 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: ST.LOUIE1


Looks like Mr Mittens was here too. :)

2,210 posted on 05/30/2008 8:47:20 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: JustAmy
Goodnight~~~
2,211 posted on 05/30/2008 8:49:49 PM PDT by jaycee
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To: jaycee; Mama_Bear; MEG33; La Enchiladita; gardengirl; Poetgal26; yorkie; OESY; Kitty Mittens; ...


Good night, FRiends.

2,212 posted on 05/30/2008 8:55:46 PM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: JustAmy; Billie; jaycee; MEG33; La Enchiladita; LUV W; yorkie; Cardhu; OESY; Lady Jag; Mama_Bear; ..
Amy, your #2186 is Wonderful! I Love it!

Billie, your Rose is just Beautiful, and Thank you for your Compliments on the Purple One I Posted.

Jaycee, your #2163 is Adorable, and 'Dita, the Roses you Posted are Breathtaking.

Thank you to Everyone at Amy's Place for Making this a Fun Place to Visit. Goodnight, Dear FRiends.


2,213 posted on 05/30/2008 9:17:28 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!!)
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To: JustAmy; MEG33; La Enchiladita; jaycee; Lady Jag; Kitty Mittens; DollyCali; LUV W; Poetgal26; ...

Good night all you special people! Sweet dreams!

2,214 posted on 05/30/2008 9:18:11 PM PDT by yorkie (You are NEVER too old to have a happy childhood)
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To: yorkie; All

Nighty-night, Yorkie!
ZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz.........

2,215 posted on 05/30/2008 9:34:10 PM PDT by LUV W (The Republican Party is strongest when it is fearlessly conservative! RL \:D/)
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To: LUV W
Awwwwww, Luv - that is SO sweet! Thank you!


2,216 posted on 05/30/2008 10:51:37 PM PDT by yorkie (You are NEVER too old to have a happy childhood)
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To: JustAmy

So yesterday was hug a cat day. I should have guessed. I don’t have a cat but I have two dogs and yesterday morning I was awaken by their barking. I could tell by the way they were barking that they had something treed. During the past year they have treed wild critters on a couple of occasions and I thought it was probably another raccoon or possum. Turned out to be a neighbor’s cat which was perched on a window ledge that was too high for the dog on the ground to reach and too far from the deck for the dog on the deck to reach. I guess he come over for a hug but he should have come to the front door. The back yard is fenced so the dogs couldn’t have reached him there.


2,217 posted on 05/31/2008 4:53:33 AM PDT by fewz (Socialism is share cropping for the government.)
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To: yorkie

Love your sweet dreams picture.


2,218 posted on 05/31/2008 4:54:07 AM PDT by OESY
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To: fewz

LOL

One of these days, I may declare a Hug Your Pooch Day.

We’ve had a rabbit hanging around .... my dogs are fenced so the rabbit acting like he owns the vineyard drives Millie and Max crazy. When they start barking, it takes awhile to discover they are only barking at a rabbit that is out of reach.

Hope you had a great Hug Your Cat Day. :)


2,219 posted on 05/31/2008 6:35:45 AM PDT by JustAmy (I wear red every Friday, but I support our Military everyday!!)
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To: Billie; dutchess; GodBlessUSA; JustAmy; deadhead; jaycee; LUV W; mathluv; DollyCali; Dubya; Gabz; ..

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May 31, 2008
Speeding Ticket
There is none righteous, no, not one. —Romans 3:10

I had been driving in Singapore for 34 years when I received my first summons for speeding! It was not the first time I had exceeded the speed limit, but it was the first time I had been fined for doing so.

My first reaction was one of disgust. But as I contemplated the spiritual lesson, I realized that no matter how long I had been driving without a ticket, I was still accountable.

If I can break such a clearly defined law as a speed limit, think how easy it is to break God’s perfect law, which covers every aspect of life. No one, no matter how moral or religiously fervent, can keep it perfectly.

Paul wrote, “By the deeds of the law no flesh will be justified in His sight, for by the law is the knowledge of sin” (Rom. 3:20). Keeping the law can’t save us; rather, through the law we become aware of our sin (3:7-12). That’s why God sent His Son to save us. We need the righteousness of Jesus, because we can’t be justified through our good deeds. Paul concluded, we are “justified by faith apart from the deeds of the law” (v.28).

If you have put your faith in Christ, you can say with Paul, “Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered; blessed is the man to whom the Lord shall not impute sin” (Rom. 4:7-8).

And can it be that I should gain
An interest in the Savior’s blood?
Died He for me, who caused His pain?
For me, who Him to death pursued? —Wesley

God’s law shows us a need that only God’s grace can supply.


Bible in One Year: Romans 1–4; Proverbs 21:22-31


2,220 posted on 05/31/2008 7:46:31 AM PDT by The Mayor ( In GodÂ’s works we see His hand; in His Word we hear His heart)
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