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Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... May, 2011
5-1-2011 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33

Posted on 04/30/2011 10:02:07 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! :)












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the ever charming, lovable, huggable,

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TOPICS: Humor; Miscellaneous; Poetry; The Poetry Branch
KEYWORDS: amysplace; friends; may; poetry
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To: Billie
Great one, Billie! Thanks!

I don't know of anyone who tires of peanut butter and something! Jelly, bananas, pickles, whatever flavors they enjoy! Personally, I enjoy it on rice cakes as well!

301 posted on 05/03/2011 9:41:58 AM PDT by oldteen
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To: tiapam
Mornin' t-pammy!

Hope your day goes mah-vah-lus-ly! :)

302 posted on 05/03/2011 9:44:45 AM PDT by oldteen
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To: Billie; MEG33; jaycee; left that other site; lonestar; Colonel_Flagg; yorkie; ConorMacNessa; ...

LOL!!


303 posted on 05/03/2011 9:59:14 AM PDT by tiapam
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To: oldteen
"Hope your day goes mah-vah-lus-ly!"

And you, as well!
Off to water therapy today!
Always feels sooooooooooo good! :)

304 posted on 05/03/2011 10:03:01 AM PDT by tiapam
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To: tiapam
I LUUUUUUUV peanut butter!

Weinie


305 posted on 05/03/2011 10:06:35 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: All
Advice From A Farmer

Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. Keep skunks and bankers and lawyers at a distance.

Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.

It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.

You cannot unsay a cruel word.

Every path has a few puddles.

When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.

The best sermons are lived, not preached.

If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin'.

Always drink upstream from the herd.

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.

Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.

If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around.

Most of the stuff people worry about ain't never gonna happen anyway.

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

306 posted on 05/03/2011 11:04:21 AM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: Billie

NICE :^)


307 posted on 05/03/2011 11:07:08 AM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: oldteen

Nice one


308 posted on 05/03/2011 11:25:21 AM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: Dubya
All great words to live by, however....

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer

Can't beat that one! :)

309 posted on 05/03/2011 11:43:38 AM PDT by oldteen
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To: Dubya; oldteen; JustAmy

” Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer “

I’ve only blown that one 1,667,441 times........


310 posted on 05/03/2011 11:49:06 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: stephenjohnbanker
I’ve only blown that one 1,667,441 times

Ahhhh...I see you're one of the quiet ones! ;)

311 posted on 05/03/2011 12:50:58 PM PDT by oldteen
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To: oldteen

;-)


312 posted on 05/03/2011 12:53:23 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and Ford trucks)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Me too :^)


313 posted on 05/03/2011 1:27:54 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All

“Makeup Routine”
Every morning, a little girl would go in the bathroom to watch Mommy as she was putting on her makeup to go to work.
But this certain morning when Mom turned to leave the bathroom, the little girl loudly said, “Mom, you forgot to kiss the toilet paper goodbye!”


314 posted on 05/03/2011 1:28:32 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All

“Signs You Are an Elementary School Teacher”

You are probably an elementary school teacher if:

~ You ask guests if they have remembered their scarves and mittens as they leave your home.

~ You move your dinner partner’s glass away from the edge of the table.

~ You ask if anyone needs to go to the bathroom as you enter a theater with a group of friends.

~ You hand a tissue to anyone who sneezes.

~ You declare “no cuts” when a shopper squeezes ahead of you in a checkout line.

~ You ask “Are you sure you did your best?” to the mechanic who fails to repair your car to your satisfaction.

~ You sing the “Alphabet Song” to yourself as you look up a number in the phone book.

~ You say everything twice. I mean, you repeat everything.


315 posted on 05/03/2011 1:29:59 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: oldteen

No it can’t be beat. :^)


316 posted on 05/03/2011 1:37:11 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All

Illustration
“Self-Righteous Perceptions”

A man sees another leaning against the wall of a large building. The second man is puffing away, one cigarette after another.

The nonsmoker says, “Sir, I couldn’t help noticing how you chain-smoke. How many packs do you smoke a day?”

“Four.”
“How long have you been smoking?”

“Thirty years.”

“That’s over six thousand packs. Why, if you didn’t smoke, you could have saved enough money to buy this building.”

The smoker takes a deep puff and says, “Do you smoke?”

“Never.”

“Do you own this building?”

“No.”

“Well, I do.”


317 posted on 05/03/2011 1:38:05 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: Dubya

Oh dear....I’m not a teacher but several of those have my name on them! *snicker*


318 posted on 05/03/2011 2:07:09 PM PDT by oldteen
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To: y'all; tiapam; jaycee; yorkie; MEG33; JustAmy; Billie; Colonel_Flagg; Diver Dave; oldteen; ...

My favorite form of peanut butter....:)

319 posted on 05/03/2011 5:00:17 PM PDT by LUV W (GOP? You need to fight like a GIRL!!~~Sarah Palin)
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To: All

DOG FOR SALE

A guy is driving around the back woods of Montana and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: Talking Dog For Sale

He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard.

The guy goes into the backyard and sees a nice looking Labrador retriever sitting there.

“You talk?” he asks.

“Yep,” the Lab replies.

After the guy recovers from the shock of hearing a dog talk, he says “So, what’s your story?”

The Lab looks up and says, “Well, I discovered that I could talk when I was pretty young. I wanted to help the government, so I told the CIA. In no time at all they had me jetting from country to country, sitting in rooms with spies and world leaders because no one figured a dog would be eavesdropping.”

“I was one of their most valuable spies for eight years running... But the jetting around really tired me out, and I knew I wasn’t getting any younger so I decided to settle down. I signed up for a job at the airport to do some undercover security, wandering near suspicious characters and listening in. I uncovered some incredible dealings and was awarded a batch of medals.”

“Later, I got married, had a mess of puppies, and now I’m just retired.”

The guy is amazed. He goes back in and asks the owner what he wants for the dog.

“Ten dollars,” the guy says.

”Ten dollars? This dog is amazing! Why on earth are you selling him so cheap?”

“Because he’s a liar. He never did any of that stuff.”


320 posted on 05/03/2011 5:22:56 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: LUV W; JustAmy; Billie; GodBlessUSA; Lady Jag; yorkie; jaycee; Diver Dave; Mama_Bear; DollyCali; ...


HAPPY TUESDAY TO AMY’S PLACE!



There is a story behind this picture.

Always known as a photographer who would take almost any chance if it meant getting the picture, Gene Smith’s good luck throughout the Pacific deserted him on May 23, 1945. While on the east coast of Okinawa photographing an essay titled "A Day in the Life of a Front Line Soldier," he was seriously wounded by a Japanese shell fragment. The missile hit him in the head cutting both cheeks, injuring his tongue and knocking out several teeth. Characteristically, he was taking pictures at the time and the fragment passed through his left hand before entering his cheek just below the eye and near the nose. His comment in the hospital later: "I forgot to duck but I got a wonderful shot of those who did... my policy of standing up when the others are down finally caught up with me."

Ernie Pyle, another great war correspondent, who was on Okinawa with Smith and was not so lucky, wrote of him, "Gene Smith is an idealist, trying to do great good with his work but it will either break him or kill him."

Smith’s war wounds cost him two painful years of hospitalization and plastic surgery. During these years he took no pictures and whether he would ever be able to return to photography was doubtful. Then one day, during his period of convalescence, Smith took a walk with his two children and even though it was still intensely painful for him to operate a camera, came back with one of the most famous photographs of all time: "A Walk to Paradise Garden." This memorable image was to serve as the final picture in the famous "Family of Man" Exhibition.





Lamh Foistenach Abu!
321 posted on 05/03/2011 5:29:59 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: All

A young boy came to Sunday School late.

His teacher knew that he was usually very prompt and asked him if anything was wrong.

The boy replied no, that he was going fishing but his dad told him that he needed to go to church.

The teacher was very impressed and asked the boy if his dad had explained to him why it was more important to go to church than to go fishing?

The boy replied, “Yes he did. Dad said he didn’t have enough bait for both of us.”


322 posted on 05/03/2011 5:43:51 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All

Miss Jones had been giving her second-grade students a lesson on science.

She had explained about magnets and showed how they would pick up nails and other bits of iron.

Now it was question time, and she asked, “My name begins with the letter ‘M’ and I pick up things. What am I?”

A little boy on the front row proudly said, “You’re a mother!”


323 posted on 05/03/2011 5:45:36 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All

HAVE A NICE DAY

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324 posted on 05/03/2011 6:01:13 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All
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325 posted on 05/03/2011 6:11:36 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All

things mama taught me
1. My mother taught me TO
APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE
‘If you’re going to kill
each other, do it outside.
I just finished cleaning.’

2. My mother taught me RELIGION.
‘You better pray that will
come out of the carpet.’

3. My mother taught me about TIME
TRAVEL.
‘If you don’t straighten
up, I’m going to knock you into the middle of next
week!’

4. My mother taught me LOGIC.
‘Because I said so,
that’s why.’

5. My mother taught me MORE
LOGIC.
‘If you fall out of that
swing and break your neck, you’re not going to the store
with me.’

6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.
‘Make sure you wear clean
underwear, in case you’re in an accident.’

7. My mother taught me IRONY.
‘Keep crying, and I’ll
give you something to cry about.’

8. My mother taught me about the
science of OSMOSIS.
‘Shut your mouth and eat your
supper.’

9. My mother taught me about
CONTORTIONISM.
‘Will you look at that dirt
on the back of your neck!’

10. My mother taught me about
STAMINA.
‘You’ll sit there until
all that spinach is gone.’

11. My mother taught me about
WEATHER.
‘This room of yours looks as
if a tornado went through it.’

12. My mother taught me about
HYPOCRISY.
‘If I told you once, I’ve
told you a million times. Don’t exaggerate!’

13. My mother taught me the
CIRCLE OF LIFE.
‘I brought you into this
world, and I can take you out.’

14. My mother taught me about
BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.
‘Stop acting like your
father!’

15. My mother taught me about
ENVY.
‘There are millions of less
fortunate children in this world who don’t
have wonderful parents like you
do.’

16. My mother taught me about
ANTICIPATION.
‘Just wait until we get
home.’

17. My mother taught me about
RECEIVING.
‘You are going to get it when
you get home!’

18. My mother taught me MEDICAL
SCIENCE.
‘If you don’t stop
crossing your eyes, They are going to freeze that
way.’

19. My mother taught me ESP.
‘Put your sweater on;
don’t you think I know when you are cold?’

20. My mother taught me HUMOR.
‘When that lawn mower cuts
off your toes, don’t come
running to me.’

21. My mother taught me HOW TO
BECOME AN ADULT.
‘If you don’t eat your
vegetables, you’ll never grow up.’

22. My mother taught me GENETICS.
‘You’re just like your
father.’

23. My mother taught me about my
ROOTS.
‘Shut that door behind you.
Do you think you were born in a barn?’

24. My mother taught me WISDOM.
‘When you get to be my age,
you’ll understand.’

25. And my favorite: my mother
taught me about JUSTICE.
‘One day you’ll have
kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!


326 posted on 05/03/2011 6:19:19 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All
Sayings Pictures, Images and Photos
327 posted on 05/03/2011 6:21:58 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All

SAYINGS ON TEE-SHIRTS

My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was God and I didn’t!

I don’t suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it.

I used to have a handle on life, but it broke.

Don’t take life too seriously, you won’t get out alive.

You’re just jealous because the voices only talk to me.

Earth is the insane asylum for the universe.

Quoting one is plagiarism. Quoting many is research.

I’m not a complete idiot, some parts are missing.

Out of my mind. Back in five minutes.

The gene pool could use a little chlorine.

Consciousness: that annoying time between naps.


328 posted on 05/03/2011 6:24:38 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: ConorMacNessa; Dubya; MEG33; LUV W; Mama_Bear; yorkie; jaycee; JustAmy; All
Hi all.. been so covered up with so many things lately. Still struggling hard & swimming against the current in most issues. I just came across this & thought it might be of interest to you. (yes I am still the health nut) LOL.

 apples
Protects your heart
prevents constipation
Blocks diarrhea
Improves lung capacity
Cushions joints
apricots
Combats cancer
Controls blood pressure
Saves your eyesight
Shields against Alzheimer's
Slows aging process
artichokes
Aids digestion
Lowers cholesterol
Protects your heart
Stabilizes blood sugar
Guards against liver disease
avocados
Battles diabetes
Lowers cholesterol
Helps stops strokes
Controls blood pressure
Smoothes skin
bananas
Protects your heart
Quiets a cough
Strengthens bones
Controls blood pressure
Blocks diarrhea
beans
Prevents constipation
Helps hemorrhoids
Lowers cholesterol
Combats cancer
Stabilizes blood sugar
beets
Controls blood pressure
Combats cancer
Strengthens bones
Protects your heart
Aids weight loss
blueberries
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Stabilizes blood sugar
Boosts memory
Prevents constipation
broccoli
Combats cancer
Strengthens bones
Stabilizes blood sugar
Protects your heart
Controls blood pressure
cabbage
Combats cancer
Prevents constipation
Promotes weight loss
Protects your heart
Helps hemorrhoids
cantaloupe
Saves eyesight
Controls blood pressure
Lowers cholesterol
Combats cancer
Supports immune system
carrots
Saves eyesight
Protects your heart
Prevents constipation
Combats cancer
Promotes weight loss
cauliflower
Protects against Prostate Cancer
Combats Breast Cancer
Strengthens bones
Banishes bruises
Guards against heart disease
cherries
Protects your heart
Combats Cancer
Ends insomnia
Slows aging process
Shields against Alzheimer's
chestnuts
Promotes weight loss
Protects your heart
Lowers cholesterol
Combats Cancer
Controls blood pressure
chili peppers
Aids digestion
Soothes sore throat
Clears sinuses
Combats Cancer
Boosts immune system
figs
Promotes weight loss
Helps stops strokes
Lowers cholesterol
Combats Cancer
Controls blood pressure
fish
Protects your heart
Boosts memory
Protects your heart
Combats Cancer
Supports immune system
flax
Aids digestion
Battles diabetes
Protects your heart
Improves mental health
Boosts immune system
garlic
Lowers cholesterol
Controls blood pressure
Combats cancer
kills bacteria
Fights fungus
grapefruit
Protects against heart attacks
Promotes Weight loss
Helps stops strokes
Combats Prostate Cancer
Lowers cholesterol
grapes
saves eyesight
Conquers kidney stones
Combats cancer
Enhances blood flow
Protects your heart
green tea
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Helps stops strokes
Promotes Weight loss
Kills bacteria
honey
Heals wounds
Aids digestion
Guards against ulcers
Increases energy
Fights allergies
lemons
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Controls blood pressure
Smoothes skin
Stops scurvy
limes
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Controls blood pressure
Smoothes skin
Stops scurvy
mangoes
Combats cancer
Boosts memory
Regulates thyroid
aids digestion
Shields against Alzheimer's
mushrooms
Controls blood pressure
Lowers cholesterol
Kills bacteria
Combats cancer
Strengthens bones
oats
Lowers cholesterol
Combats cancer
Battles diabetes
prevents constipation
Smoothes skin
olive oil
Protects your heart
Promotes Weight loss
Combats cancer
Battles diabetes
Smoothes skin
onions
Reduce risk of heart attack
Combats cancer
Kills bacteria
Lowers cholesterol
Fights fungus
oranges
Supports immune systems
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
Straightens respiration
 
peaches
prevents constipation
Combats cancer
Helps stops strokes
aids digestion
Helps hemorrhoids
peanuts
Protects against heart disease
Promotes Weight loss
Combats Prostate Cancer
Lowers cholesterol
Aggravates
diverticulitis
pineapple
Strengthens bones
Relieves colds
Aids digestion
Dissolves warts
Blocks diarrhea
prunes
Slows aging process
prevents constipation
boosts memory
Lowers cholesterol
Protects against heart disease
brown rice
Protects your heart
Battles diabetes
Conquers kidney stones
Combats cancer
Helps stops strokes
strawberries
Combats cancer
Protects your heart
boosts memory
Calms stress
 
sweet potatoes
Saves your eyesight
Lifts mood
Combats cancer
Strengthens bones
 
tomatoes
Protects prostate
Combats cancer
Lowers cholesterol
Protects your heart
 
walnuts
Lowers cholesterol
Combats cancer
boosts memory
Lifts mood
Protects against heart disease
water
Promotes Weight loss
Combats cancer
Conquers kidney stones
Smoothes skin
 
watermelon
Protects prostate
Promotes Weight loss
Lowers cholesterol
Helps stops strokes
Controls blood pressure
wheat germ
Combats Colon Cancer
prevents constipation
Lowers cholesterol
Helps stops strokes
improves digestion
wheat bran
Combats Colon Cancer
prevents constipation
Lowers cholesterol
Helps stops strokes
improves digestion
yogurt
Guards against ulcers
Strengthens bones
Lowers cholesterol
Supports immune systems
Aids digestion

329 posted on 05/03/2011 7:12:59 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is... tell your storm how BIG your God is!)
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To: All
funny sayings Pictures, Images and Photos
330 posted on 05/03/2011 7:15:13 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: DollyCali

Wow. That’s awesome stuff! Thanks Dolly! (((hugs)))


331 posted on 05/03/2011 7:20:47 PM PDT by LUV W (GOP? You need to fight like a GIRL!!~~Sarah Palin)
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To: All

332 posted on 05/03/2011 7:23:33 PM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: DollyCali

Gosh, I love this, Dolly. Thanks for posting it! I may copy and keep on side of fridge. And by the way, I love everything on there. I had a sweet potato this week and don’t have them much. I’ve learn to stick my veggies in the oven with a little oil and salt and pepper and you can roast most everything. I love potatoes and onions like that. I cut them in big chunks and oil them well, salt and pepper and they’re wonderful. I peeled that sweet potato I mentioned and cut it in chunks too. I have some cabbage in fridge and wondered if I could roast it. (I always use foil on my baking sheet for easy cleanup!

Getting ready for sleepy time! Did you ever find out about that doggie contest I saw you talking about on Facebook???


333 posted on 05/03/2011 8:02:57 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: jaycee; LUV W

there are three more charts that I have to load onto tinypic etc. will ping you both to them..

maybe tomorrow ... just pretty busy with “stuff”

working on a paper to share with those with interest on natural health,healing,medicine etc.

Had things prior but could not find the material on my hard drive..

so starting almost over


334 posted on 05/03/2011 8:59:22 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is... tell your storm how BIG your God is!)
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To: DollyCali

opps... that is MY BAD.. all of them are here. this is the HTML.. I copied this into 4 parts , GRABBED/screen shot & made into pix..

sorry, I am tired.. but bottom line is that this is the whole thing


335 posted on 05/03/2011 9:00:57 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is... tell your storm how BIG your God is!)
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To: DollyCali

Thanks, Dolly! We can always use tips for staying healthy, right?

Is chocolate on one of those lists? :D


336 posted on 05/03/2011 9:05:35 PM PDT by LUV W (GOP? You need to fight like a GIRL!!~~Sarah Palin)
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To: Jim Robinson; JustAmy; Billie; MEG33; jaycee; dutchess; GodBlessUSA; deadhead; LUV W; mathluv; ...

Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list

Two Words
May 4, 2011

In the annals of US advertising history, one of the most efficient slogans ever is the California milk producers’ two-word question, “Got milk?” With that phrase, the group captured almost everyone’s attention. In surveys, the slogan was recognized by more than 90 percent of the people polled.

If “Got milk?” is so good at reminding people to drink “cow juice,” perhaps we can create some two-word slogans to remind ourselves to live more godly lives. Let’s turn to James 4 and try it. This passage gives four specific guidelines.

1. Give in! Verse 7 tells us to submit to God. Our sovereign God loves us, so why not let Him run the show? Submission helps us resist the devil. 2. Get close! Verse 8 reminds us of the value of drawing near to God. It’s up to us to close the gap between us and God. 3. Clean up! Verse 8 also reminds us to make sure our hearts are clean. That happens through confessing our sins to God. 4. Get down! James says we need to be humble before God (v.10). That includes viewing our sin as something to weep over.

Give in! Get close! Clean up! Get down! These pairs of words may not look as good on a T-shirt as “Got milk?” But they sure will look good on us.

Lord, help me live a godly life
Of faith and love and purity
So those who watch my life will see
Reflections of Your work in me. —Sper

The most powerful testimony is a godly life.

Read: James 4:7-10

Submit to God. —James 4:7
Bible in a year:
1 Kings 16-18; Luke 22:47-71


337 posted on 05/04/2011 6:32:18 AM PDT by The Mayor (Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty!)
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To: The Mayor
Wonderful hymns, beautiful, and deeply touching power of music and singing these words-lyrics

Gerry & the Pacemakers ...

You'll Never Walk Alone Lyrics:

“When you walk
through a storm
Hold your head up high
And don't be afraid
of the dark.

At the end of the storm
There's a golden sky
And the sweet silver
Song of a lark.

Walk on through the wind

Walk on through the rain

Though your dreams
Be tossed and blown.

Walk on
walk on

With hope in your hearts

I And you'll
never walk alone

You'll never walk alone.

Walk on
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I Surrender all

“All to Jesus, I surrender;
All to Him I freely give;
I will ever love and trust Him,
In His presence daily live.

Refrain

I surrender all, I surrender all,
All to Thee, my blessèd Savior,
I surrender all.

All to Jesus I surrender;
Humbly at His feet I bow,
Worldly pleasures all forsaken;
Take me, Jesus, take me now.

Refrain

All to Jesus, I surrender;
Make me, Savior, wholly Thine;
Let me feel the Holy Spirit,
Truly know that Thou art mine.

Refrain

All to Jesus, I surrender;
Lord, I give myself to Thee;
Fill me with Thy love and power;
Let Thy blessing fall on me.

Refrain

All to Jesus I surrender;
Now I feel the sacred flame.
O the joy of full salvation!
Glory, glory, to His Name!

Refrain
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338 posted on 05/04/2011 8:43:36 AM PDT by geologist (King James Bible only answer to the troubles of this life is Jesus. A decision we all must make.)
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To: All

When I went to get my driver’s license renewed, our local motor-vehicle bureau was packed.

The line inched along for almost an hour until the man ahead of me finally got his license.

He inspected his photo for a moment and commented to the clerk, “I was standing in line so long, I ended up looking pretty grouchy in this picture.”

The clerk looked at his picture closely.

“It’s okay,” he reassured the man, “That’s how you’re going to look when the cops pull you over anyway.”


339 posted on 05/04/2011 9:12:15 AM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: geologist
Thank you Geo - two of my favorite hymns:

Gerry & the Pacemakers - You'll Never Walk Alone (click)

I Surrender All (click)

340 posted on 05/04/2011 9:32:13 AM PDT by yorkie (Our POTUS makes me think the person I detested the MOST -- would have been better! (Hillary))
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To: Billie; MEG33; jaycee; Kitty Mittens; Aquamarine; GodBlessUSA; Mama_Bear; The Mayor; ...


May 4, 2011



Graphic by Billie

My Friend
Artist and Composer: Taylor Hicks

I just want to say, my friend
I just am really feeling
in the difference in the man
too many cards in their hand
to fold out of line

I just want to say, my friend
in this world that we're living in
out of the goodness of the man
I'm gonna make you understand that
that it might not be your time

so please don't show me no way
I'm just barely getting by
make a better plan
for a lonely man
so I know just what to do, yeah

I just want to say, my friend
I just am really feeling
oh, I know the way you feel
when you say that love is real
and you both will share a smile

I just want to say, my friend
I just am really feeling
in the difference in the man
too many cards in their hand
to fold out of line

so please don't show me no way
I'm just barely getting by
make a better plan
for a lonely man
so I know just what to do, yeah

I just want to say, my friend
I'm eating my words again
I know the way you feel
when you say that love is real
and you both will share a smile

I just want to say, my friend
I'm eating my words again
I know the way you feel
when you say that love is real
and you both will share a smile

so please don't show me no way
I'm just barely getting by
make a better plan
for a lonely man
so I know just what to do, yeah

make a better plan
for a lonely man
so I know just what to do
make a better plan
for a lonely man
so I know just what to do, yeah

share that smile
share that smile
share that smile (yeah, yeah, yeah)
share that smile
people don't you know
ah, you got to share that smile (right!)
share that smile, yeah (mmmmmm)
share that smile

don't you know baby
baby loves a woman
don't you share that smile
people
share that smile, yeah
share that smile

ohhhh
sing a song, children
share that smile
share that smile, ooooh ooooooh
share that smile,
share that smile, yeah
great job


341 posted on 05/04/2011 9:47:03 AM PDT by JustAmy (I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.)
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To: JustAmy

very nice


342 posted on 05/04/2011 9:50:22 AM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: All
BUSY DAY
HOPE EVERYONE HAS A NICE DAY.

343 posted on 05/04/2011 9:53:50 AM PDT by Dubya (JESUS SAVES)
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To: JustAmy; Billie; GodBlessUSA; Lady Jag; yorkie; jaycee; Diver Dave; LUV W; Mama_Bear; DollyCali; ...


HAPPY WARM AND FUZZY WEDNESDAY!



Rose Peace – Hybrid Tea - 1946

Enjoy your Wednesday!!!





Lamh Foistenach Abu!
344 posted on 05/04/2011 9:54:59 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: Billie; MEG33; jaycee; Mama_Bear; yorkie; Kitty Mittens; The Mayor; GodBlessUSA; gardengirl; ...



Good morning, FRiends.
Happy Warm, Fuzzy Wednesday.

I have a couple of things to finish before lunch.
I'm going to spend some time with my brother after lunch.
He still gets confused but he is coping with his medical problems.

Wishing everyone a Wonderful Warm Fuzzy Day.


345 posted on 05/04/2011 9:56:00 AM PDT by JustAmy (I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.)
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To: JustAmy; Billie

I like the “Feel Good All Over” Smiles graphic and song by Taylor Hicks! Thank you!


346 posted on 05/04/2011 10:01:54 AM PDT by tiapam
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To: JustAmy; All; Billie; yorkie; tiapam; jaycee; MEG33; pollywog; Kitty Mittens; ...

~~WF Wednesday~~

cute friends

~~To Amy's Place~~


347 posted on 05/04/2011 10:08:23 AM PDT by oldteen
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To: oldteen
Happy WFW, Teenie!

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
348 posted on 05/04/2011 10:30:13 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: JustAmy; Billie; Mama_Bear; jaycee; potlatch; DollyCali; left that other site; Kitty Mittens; ...

Have a Smiling Day-Click


349 posted on 05/04/2011 10:30:37 AM PDT by tiapam
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To: oldteen

LOL and WAY too cute! Thank you!


350 posted on 05/04/2011 10:32:20 AM PDT by tiapam
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