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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
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; may2012; poetry
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To: The Mayor

Here’s a late night greeting to you The M. ayor.

Hope all goes well on your return to Buffalo region.

Tomorrow brings a time to work on some windchimes. My time is restricted a bit while waiting for complete healing from surgery. Seems to be taking a long time but dr said it was indeed major surgery.

Thank you for your daily posting of Our Daily Bread. It’s a great way to start the day.

Blessings to all at Amy’s Place. Prayers lifted up to Our Great Physician each day for those in need of comfort and healing.


981 posted on 05/23/2012 11:04:03 PM PDT by Diver Dave (Because He Lives, I Can Face Tomorrow)
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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

Coverups Stink
May 24, 2012

The smell at an overflowing garbage landfill site became a growing public concern. So workers installed high-pressured deodorant guns to counteract the smell. The cannons could spray several gallons of fragrance a minute over a distance of up to 50 yards across the mounds of putrefying garbage. However, no matter how many gallons of deodorant are sprayed to mask the odorous rubbish, the fragrance will serve only as a coverup until the source of the stench is removed.

King David tried a coverup as well. After his adultery with Bathsheba, he attempted to use silence, deceit, and piety to mask his moral failures (2 Sam. 11–12). In Psalm 32 he talks about experiencing the intense convicting hand of God when he remained silent (vv.3-4). Unable to withstand the conviction any longer, David uncovered his sin by acknowledging, confessing, and repenting of it (v.5). He no longer needed to cover it because God forgave him.

It’s futile to try to hide our sin. The stench of our disobedience will seep through whatever we use to try to cover it. Let’s acknowledge to God the rubbish in our hearts and experience the fresh cleansing of His grace and forgiveness.

Father, I know that I cannot hide my sins from You
for You know what’s in my heart. I confess them
now to You. Cleanse me, forgive me, and help
me to make a brand-new start. Amen.
Own up to your sin and experience the joy of confession.

Read: Psalm 32:1-5

Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. —Psalm 32:1
Bible in a Year:
Job 35-37


982 posted on 05/24/2012 6:33:55 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: Diver Dave; JustAmy; left that other site; oldteen; jaycee; MEG33; Kitty Mittens; LUV W; ...

I'm Thankful…
Author Unknown

…for the alarm that goes off in the early morning hours,
because it means I am alive.

…for weariness and aching muscles at the end of the day,
because it means I have been capable of working hard.

…for my shadow that watches me work,
because it means I am out in the sunshine.

…for the taxes that I pay,
because it means that I am employed.

…for the clothes that fit a little too snug,
because it means I have enough to eat.

…for the teen-ager who is complaining about doing dishes
because he is at home and not on the streets.

…for the mess to clean up after a party,
because it means that I have been surrounded by friends.

…for a lawn that needs mowing,
windows that need cleaning and need fixing,
because it means I have a home.

…for the lady behind me in church that sings off key,
because it means that I can hear.

…for all the complaining I hear about the government,
because it means that I have freedom of speech.

…for the parking spot at the far end of the parking lot,
because it means I am capable of walking
and that I have been blessed with transportation.

…for my huge heating bill, because it means I am warm.


983 posted on 05/24/2012 9:16:57 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: JustAmy
Cruelty is not acceptable. The heartless action to abandon a dog to starve, get run over, left to fend for himself and often get eaten by coyotes. Terrible. There is something majorly wrong with a person that will/has done or will do such a thing.. Be warned.

SHAME!

984 posted on 05/24/2012 9:51:42 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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To: JustAmy
What a coinincidence ...

Thanks for the heads up!

985 posted on 05/24/2012 9:54:15 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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To: yorkie

Beautiful graphic and I truly love the words...Amen! I was getting something ready and had to get ready for hair appointment. I need a trim badly. See you and everyone when I get back. Its a beautiful day here and I’m thankful for that and am thankful I awakened this morning!!

Great ‘seeing’ you!


986 posted on 05/24/2012 10:05:49 AM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: The Mayor; All
There are many possible cover ups ...

The worst of which is a government that will hide their illicit, illegal actions , all the while putting a deceitful face on there activities. Before the people realize it ... it is too late to stop. We are close to experiencing such an event with this “Treat of the seas”

God help America if our congress, or our Senate ratifies this treaty which the UN wants and Hillary and Obama are calling for passing we are sunk. It gives away our Sovereignty, and will lead to total one world government. The UN will have 150 nations and America will have ONE vote. No right to VETO!

Wake up and demand your Senators and Representatives vote against this Treaty.

O LORD My God we pray the 'Treaty of the Seas' be bound and remove this bill from being ratified. And the perpetrators be removed from office as they are against thy people, and wish to enslave them. forgive us our sins Father, we repent and seek thy favor, in Jesus name, amen.

God can and does the impossible. PRAY!

987 posted on 05/24/2012 10:09:06 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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To: yorkie; All; JustAmy; MEG33; jaycee; Kitty Mittens; left that other site; LUV W; ConorMacNessa; ...
thursday

~Have A Wonderful Day~


988 posted on 05/24/2012 10:55:09 AM PDT by oldteen
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To: ConorMacNessa
Those Roses are So Beautiful, Conor!


989 posted on 05/24/2012 12:11:55 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: Kitty Mittens
Thanks very much, Kitty!

Happy Thursday!!



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)

990 posted on 05/24/2012 12:22:45 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: JustAmy; MEG33; GodBlessUSA; yorkie; Kitty Mittens; Billie; Mama_Bear; LUV W; Lady Jag; lonestar; ..

"Thankful Thursday"


991 posted on 05/24/2012 12:38:39 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: FRiends; All

Must have nap! Later!
992 posted on 05/24/2012 12:43:09 PM 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; ...

Thankful Thursday








Blessings to All! :-)



ML/LTOS
(El Kabong)

993 posted on 05/24/2012 12:43:27 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: All; FRiends
Thank you All for the Beautiful Posts!




994 posted on 05/24/2012 2:31:37 PM PDT by Kitty Mittens (To God Be All Excellent Praise!)
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To: oldteen
This is so sweet, teenie. Its so good to 'see' you today.
I can't be here all the time either so I surely understand.
995 posted on 05/24/2012 3:41:19 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: left that other site

Very nice, Mary Lou!

Hope your weather is better!!


996 posted on 05/24/2012 3:43:05 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: Kitty Mittens

I love this graphic, KItty!


997 posted on 05/24/2012 3:44:11 PM PDT by jaycee ((("His eye is on the sparrow and I know He watches me.")))
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To: JustAmy
It's Weeping Wednesday!!
I'm weeping because we won't see you again until next Tuesday. Awwwww....cute pup.

Uh-oh!

Now you made me cry cause I missed Weeping Wed.

smoooooch

998 posted on 05/24/2012 4:56:51 PM PDT by ST.LOUIE1
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To: Kitty Mittens
It's Good to See you, Wolfie!
(((((Hugs!)))))

Hellooooo pretty kitty! I always thought you were an *angel*.....
now I know it for a fact.

wolfie((((((KittyMitts)))))wolfie

999 posted on 05/24/2012 4:57:48 PM PDT by ST.LOUIE1
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To: ST.LOUIE1

Hey Louie...Good to “see” you.


1,000 posted on 05/24/2012 5:00:44 PM PDT by Diver Dave (Because He Lives, I Can Face Tomorrow)
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