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Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... May, 2012
5-1-2012 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends

Posted on 04/30/2012 10:02:37 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
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To: FRiends; ST.LOUIE1; yorkie; jaycee; left that other site; Kitty Mittens


Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving
a meal. It’s a way to live.
Jacqueline Winspea
I'm thankful for your wonderful poem ,graphics and words
I am so thankful to see Louie!!
(((HUGS)))

1,001 posted on 05/24/2012 5:07:47 PM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: oldteen

OOPS I meant this for you, too!


1,002 posted on 05/24/2012 5:10:56 PM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: jaycee

There was a very unusual sight in the sky this afternoon.
A blinding orb of white hot light that hurt the eyes to gaze upon it.

I nearly didn’t recognize it! LOL!


1,003 posted on 05/24/2012 7:00:32 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: left that other site

Hallelujah!

Now you mentioned losing your sunny disposition the other
day and now I know why! We had a sunny day, too, as it
rained a couple of days this week. Gotta have rain to have
a rainbow, as the saying goes!

I go to bed now! Yes, I wrote that the way I meant to, to
make you smile. SO SMILE! LOL!


1,004 posted on 05/24/2012 8:46:16 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: jaycee

Good Night, dear FRiend!

(((HUGS)))


1,005 posted on 05/24/2012 9:09:37 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: jaycee; ST.LOUIE1; MEG33; All
Thank you for your Sweet and Kind Posts, Dear FRiends!

(((((Sweet Dreams, and God Bless)))))


1,006 posted on 05/24/2012 10:11:45 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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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

Conversion
May 25, 2012

Before my husband and I travel, we go to the bank and trade in our US dollars for the currency of the country we’ll be visiting. We do this so we can pay for expenses while we’re away from home.

When we become Christians, another kind of exchange takes place. Our lives are like currency that we convert from one medium to another. We trade our old life for a new one so that we can begin “spending” ourselves in a different kingdom. Instead of spending ourselves for the causes of this world, we are able to start spending ourselves for the cause of Christ.

The apostle Paul is a good example of this difference. After his dramatic conversion on the way to Damascus (Acts 9), he began spending his life in a dramatically different way. Instead of pursuing Christians to imprison and kill them, he began pursuing non-Christians to convert them. Then he spent the rest of his life for their welfare. He wrote to the church at Corinth, “I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls” (2 Cor. 12:15). Everything he did was for the edification of his spiritual children (vv.14,19).

Conversion is far more than just changing our final destination. It’s changing the way we spend each day of our lives.

Lord, help me to spend myself on what will last,
not on what will fade away one day.
I give my life to You that I might spend and be spent
for others and Your will. Amen.
Conversion takes only a moment—transformation takes a lifetime.

Read: 2 Corinthians 12:14-21

I will very gladly spend and be spent for your souls. —2 Corinthians 12:15
Bible in a Year:
Job 38-42


1,007 posted on 05/25/2012 5:38:05 AM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: jaycee

I can praise God I got up this morning.

Seems I take 1 step forward and 2 backwards, have felt a Vertigo or Meniere’s attack starting for the past 3 days, this morning it hit hard. Dizzy, sick at stomach, right ear hurts as does the back of my head. Will be spending most of the day in the recliner.

I am so sick of being sick and being given drugs worse than the disease I do have. Don’t doctors read patients drug allergy list or health history any more? Then why do you ask me to provide them IF you are NOT going to READ THEM!


1,008 posted on 05/25/2012 6:34:56 AM PDT by GailA (Any congress critter or president who FAILS to keep faith with the Military, WON'T keep faith with U)
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To: JustAmy; MEG33; GodBlessUSA; yorkie; Kitty Mittens; Billie; Mama_Bear; LUV W; Lady Jag; lonestar; ..
Wearing Red
To
Honor Our Troops!


1,009 posted on 05/25/2012 8:29:29 AM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: All

Be back after while!


1,010 posted on 05/25/2012 8:31:47 AM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: ConorMacNessa; LUV W; AZamericonnie; Brad's Gramma; JustAmy; jackv; jaycee; yorkie; tiapam; ...

Happy Friday!








God Bless America, and God Bless Our Troops!



ML/LTOS
(El Kabong)

1,011 posted on 05/25/2012 8:51:35 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: Billie; MEG33; jaycee; Mama_Bear; yorkie; Kitty Mittens; The Mayor; GodBlessUSA; gardengirl; ...
May25, 2012


"Wear Red" Friday
You will soon see a lot of people wearing Red on Fridays. Here's why..... The Americans, who support our troops, are the silent majority. We are not "organized" to reflect who we are, or to reflect what our opinions are. Many Americans, like yourself, and all their friends, simply want to recognize that Americans support our troops. Our idea of showing our solidarity and support for our troops is starting Friday and continuing on each and every Friday, until this is over, that every red-blooded American who supports our young men and women, WEAR SOMETHING RED.

Word of mouth, press, TV -- let's see if we can make the United States, on any given Friday, a sea of red much like a home football game at a University. If every one of our memberships share this with other acquaintances, fellow workers, friends, and neighbors, I guarantee that it will not be long before the USA will be covered in RED - and make our troops know there are many people thinking of their well-being. You will feel better all day Friday when you wear Red! So let's get the word out and lead by example; wear RED on Fridays.

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS! WE LIVE IN THE LAND OF THE FREE, BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE. FOR US, THEIR BLOOD RUNS RED!! GOD BLESS AMERICA.

From an email on June 10th, 2006 - the author is unknown.



1,012 posted on 05/25/2012 9:05:07 AM PDT by JustAmy (Our military men and women have my support!!)
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To: Billie; MEG33; jaycee; Mama_Bear; yorkie; Kitty Mittens; The Mayor; GodBlessUSA; gardengirl; ...



Graphic by Billie



1,013 posted on 05/25/2012 9:05:13 AM PDT by JustAmy (Our military men and women have my support!!)
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To: jaycee; JustAmy; left that other site; Diver Dave; oldteen; ConorMacNessa; LUV W; MEG33; All

Wearing RED
to show support for our troops
And our Vets,
This Memorial Day Weekend.

1,014 posted on 05/25/2012 9:06:53 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: yorkie
Happy Memorial Day, Yorkie!





HONOR THE FALLEN!




Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

1,015 posted on 05/25/2012 9:31:50 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Thank you, Conor! Same to you! Will you be grilling some burgers, and eating Mrs. Macnessa’s baked beans and potato salad, with the family?


1,016 posted on 05/25/2012 9:43:26 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: yorkie
We'll be grilling something - haven't decided what yet. I'm leaning toward a Salmon fillet myself. Going to Sam's Club tomorrow - will see what looks good.



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

1,017 posted on 05/25/2012 10:02:18 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Sounds yummy! My DIL taught me to brush the salmon with Italian Salad Dressing, before cooking. OMG is it GOOD!!!

I usually steam my salmon over a whole sliced onion in the skillet, lid on. (But, hers is better!)


1,018 posted on 05/25/2012 10:25:42 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: FRiends; JustAmy; jaycee; yorkie; oldteen; Kitty Mittens; left that other site; LUV W; ...
Good Afternoon To Amy's Place


Wear Red On Friday To Support Our Troops
*Remembering Those Who Gave All*
Wishing you a beautiful Memorial Day Weekend

1,019 posted on 05/25/2012 10:37:03 AM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: yorkie
I usually grill mine:





Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

1,020 posted on 05/25/2012 11:01:36 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: MEG33

Hi Meg!
Have a great Friday!


1,021 posted on 05/25/2012 11:06:27 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: JustAmy

I’m still in my PJ’s and plan to stay that way until tomorrow.

The bad day this started off as has had a nugget of sunshine inserted into it.

My Nephew Nick Cross will make his debut on The Grand Ole Opry, on July 10th. Besides singing and playing guitar he plays 16 other instruments. It is just 1 song but it is a start.


1,022 posted on 05/25/2012 11:14:51 AM PDT by GailA (Any congress critter or president who FAILS to keep faith with the Military, WON'T keep faith with U)
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To: ConorMacNessa
I'm thinking seriously about grilling a 'Beer Can Chicken'. They are SO good!

1,023 posted on 05/25/2012 11:42:55 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: yorkie
Nice photo, yorkie! They look very comfortable on those seats. :)



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

1,024 posted on 05/25/2012 11:54:52 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: yorkie; ConorMacNessa

Grilled salmon or the Italian Salad Dressing has my mouth watering.

Wishing y’all a Blessed Memorial Day Weekend.

Today is mrsdd’s birthday. We will gather with family tonight to celebrate. And, next week she will officially retire from her job.


1,025 posted on 05/25/2012 11:55:08 AM PDT by Diver Dave (Because He Lives, I Can Face Tomorrow)
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To: Diver Dave
Happy Birthday to your Bride, Dave! Many Happy Returns!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

1,026 posted on 05/25/2012 11:56:55 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: JustAmy; FRiends
(((((A Beautiful Friday to All)))))


~Wearing Red in Support of our Troops~

1,027 posted on 05/25/2012 12:33:46 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: jaycee
That Pic is Precious, Dear Jaycee!
Your Beautiful Red Frame Sets Off the Baby's Pretty Blue Eyes!

(((((A Beautiful Day to you, Sweet FRiend)))))

1,028 posted on 05/25/2012 12:39:27 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: Diver Dave


1,029 posted on 05/25/2012 12:50:21 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: All

(((((Thank you for the Pings and Posts!)))))


1,030 posted on 05/25/2012 12:52:35 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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"Never Forget - Ever Honor"


~Remembering Our Veterans~


1,031 posted on 05/25/2012 1:17:04 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: Kitty Mittens

Thank you, dear Kitty! I love that little girl!

I loved your cute animals wrapped in our Red, White & Blue. I bet lonestar will like that one a lot.

There’s so many pretty posts today celebrating Memorial Day. I just added one. I didn’t know what day we would celebrate it. And all the good food I’ve seen looks soooo delicious. Conor’s salmon and yorkie’s chickens, oh my goodness! I wish I had both right now. My appetite is not that great but I think I could eat either of those choices.

Hope you are having a good day, Kitty.


1,032 posted on 05/25/2012 1:25:33 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: jaycee
Will either of these work for ya, JC?


1,033 posted on 05/25/2012 1:37:12 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: Kitty Mittens
Those pups are so sweet, Kitty!
(So are these kittens - I always think of you
when I see the sweet little things!)


1,034 posted on 05/25/2012 1:51:00 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: MEG33
That is a touching graphic, Meg!


1,035 posted on 05/25/2012 1:58:31 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: jaycee
Have a Blessed Memorial Day Weekend, JC!


1,036 posted on 05/25/2012 2:14:23 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: yorkie

Oh my goodness, this thread is killing me today! Now thats what I call a real hamburger and a real hot dog!! And to think I just went to Arby’s for a roast beef/cheddar sandwich. Nothing in a drive thru is as good as homemade!!
“Lead me not into temptation” because I didn’t have what you showed!! Greg and I are going out for breakfast in the morning and then to look at a building to replace mine and to pick up a few flowers for my pots.


1,037 posted on 05/25/2012 3:00:56 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: yorkie

What a doll! My little Dolly! She was that size when we
got her....these dogs have the sweetest dispositions!

Thank you, yorkie! You’ve done a good job today with your
Memorial Day graphics!


1,038 posted on 05/25/2012 3:04:56 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: Diver Dave
Dave, these Penguins
are wishing your bride
a WONDERFUL birthday!
(click here)

1,039 posted on 05/25/2012 3:12:28 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: jaycee; JustAmy; Billie; GodBlessUSA; Lady Jag; yorkie; Diver Dave; LUV W; Mama_Bear; DollyCali; ...


Happy Friday to Amy’s Place!



First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush



Gov. Sarah Palin



President and Mrs. Ronald W. Reagan with Lucky



Coronet Winston S. Churchill, 4th Queen's Own Hussars, 1895



Baroness Margaret Thatcher

Wearing Red to support our Troops on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan and around the world!




Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

1,040 posted on 05/25/2012 3:34:23 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: jaycee
Puppy Hugs for you, JC! (click here)
1,041 posted on 05/25/2012 3:40:13 PM PDT by yorkie
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To: JustAmy; Billie; GodBlessUSA; Lady Jag; yorkie; jaycee; Diver Dave; LUV W; Mama_Bear; DollyCali; ...


MEMORIAL DAY 2012



/>IN FLANDERS FIELDS

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie,
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

Lt. Col. John McCrea, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 3May1915



KEEP FAITH WITH OUR FALLEN!
BY VIRTUE OF THEIR SACRIFICE WE LIVE IN FREEDOM!!






Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

1,042 posted on 05/25/2012 4:30:08 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: yorkie; Kitty Mittens; ConorMacNessa

Linda really enjoyed your birthday greetings.

I think we’ll be dreaming about penguins tonight - might even break out in song, yorkie.


1,043 posted on 05/25/2012 7:00:46 PM PDT by Diver Dave (Because He Lives, I Can Face Tomorrow)
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To: yorkie

Awww~~~that little dog is so sweet. It looks like it
smiles...really!! I fell asleep on the couch sitting up,
with head a-bobbin! My brother and I use to make fun of
our grandmother when she did that....now I am my grandmother!


1,044 posted on 05/25/2012 7:59:28 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Beautiful graphic, Conor. I love the poem every Memorial Day.
God bless our Veterans and God bless our troops who are still
fighting for our Freedom today!


1,045 posted on 05/25/2012 8:03:04 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: jaycee
Thanks very much, Jaycee. It's 43 years since I took the field in Vietnam - I was still a boy then in many ways. I saw a lot of good men die - I believe it was not in vain because Freedom still lives in our Nation, though it is under attack like never before in our lifetimes.

Without trying to sound self-serving, I will honor my Fallen Bothers and Sisters. I will honor those presently serving - particularly those in battle in Afghanistan under the most draconian ROE's that our military has ever had to endure.

Tomorrow is the 43rd Anniversary of the commencement of Operation Pipestone Canyon, in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. This was a clear and defoliate action in an area known as Gonoy Island, an infamous lair of the enemy. We saddled up and hit the trail at 0200 from our rear area in An Hoa and set out for Gonoy.

It was during that operation that I was exposed to Agent Orange. At the end of the operation in mid-June, we were still in the area when the bulldozers and sprayers came through. They totally denuded the area of foliage and sprayed enough Agent Orange to contaminate the place for years. It took almost 40 years for the exposure to Agent Orange to manifest itself in prostate cancer.

I'm in no way bitter over my injuries and the exposure to Agent Orange - no one knew at the time how deadly it was. What I can't abide are the Sunshine Patriots and posers who show up and lie about their (false) service and exploits at the expense of guys who have rendered genuine service, often paying with their lives.

This Holiday is about the Fallen - the men and women who gave the last full measure of devotion in service to our Nation.

When I'm grilling my perfectly seasoned monster steaks this weekend, and sipping my Cabernet, I will be thinking about my Fallen Brothers - they shine forever in youth and Heroism!

God Bless them all, Gallant Heroes!



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

1,046 posted on 05/25/2012 8:36:50 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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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


Stand Or Go?

May 26, 2012

The Israelites were trapped. Soon after leaving slavery and Egypt behind, they looked up and saw a distressing sight. A cloud of dust was moving their way, and in that dust was a massive army. Pharaoh’s “disease” had returned—hardening of the heart (Ex. 14:8). As a result, he sent his chariots after Moses and his people.

Once the Egyptian army caught up with the Israelites, all seemed lost. They were trapped between a wall of soldiers and a sea of water. In panic, they cried out to both Moses and God.

Both of them responded with instructions. Moses said, “Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord. ” (14:13). And God told them, “Go forward” (v.15). While that may seem to be contradictory advice, both commands were from God and right. First, the people had to “stand still” or “firm” long enough to get instructions from God. What if they had rushed headlong into the Red Sea without consulting the Lord? But in standing still, they heard God’s instructions, which included both what they were to do—move on, and what Moses was to do—stretch out his hand over the sea in obedience and God would part the waters.

Do circumstances have you trapped? Stand still. Take time to consult God and His Word. Then, using His instructions, move ahead and let God guide you.

It matters not how dark the way,
How thick the clouds from day to day,
God will direct in all we do
If we take time to pray it through. —Mead
If you’re looking for guidance, follow Christ as your guide.

Read: Exodus 14:5-22

Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord”—Exodus 14:13
Bible in a Year:
Psalms 1-4


1,047 posted on 05/26/2012 7:10:30 AM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: The Mayor; All

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

“Lord, help me to spend myself on what will last,
not on what will fade away one day.
I give my life to You that I might spend and be spent
for others and Your will. Amen.
Conversion takes only a moment—transformation takes a lifetime.”
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
AMEN.


1,048 posted on 05/26/2012 8:47:05 AM PDT by geologist (The only answer to the troubles of this life is Jesus. A decision we all must make.)
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This weekend, remember those who gave their all for our freedoms.


1,049 posted on 05/26/2012 9:36:37 AM PDT by JustAmy (Our military men and women have my support!!)
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Thank you for being here.
I appreciate each of you for your contributions to Amy's Place.

I apologize for being AWOL for the last couple of days.
Tho Marissa has another week of school, summer is making an appearance at the Just Household.
Marissa is invited to a birthday party this afternoon; they are going to a movie.
Since we pick her up at the theater about 4:00, we will go out to dinner tonight.

Wishing everyone a great day.
Happy Caturday!

1,050 posted on 05/26/2012 10:04:02 AM PDT by JustAmy (Our military men and women have my support!!)
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