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A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day....1-03-07....Warm Fuzzy Wednesday
Billie

Posted on 01/03/2007 6:30:35 AM PST by GodBlessUSA



A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day
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Welcome to Warm Fuzzy Wednesday at the Finest. For those who start counting the days on Monday until the weekend, we're halfway there! So we're here to banish those doldrums and make you smile inside! Please feel free to post sweet graphics and/or little stories that make you feel all warm and fuzzy - or just come by and give us a smile. Only two more days 'til the weekend!









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1 posted on 01/03/2007 6:30:37 AM PST by GodBlessUSA
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To: ST.LOUIE1; Billie; dutchess; DollyCali; GodBlessUSA; Aquamarine; The Mayor; JustAmy; Mama_Bear; ...



2 posted on 01/03/2007 6:32:43 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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Please donate, The first thing I saw when I posted the thread was a picture of Hillary. ;)

3 posted on 01/03/2007 6:35:23 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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To: GodBlessUSA; The Mayor; DollyCali; ST.LOUIE1; Aquamarine; dutchess; Mama_Bear; Billie; Allegra; ...

Good Morning To The Finest

Happy Warm and Fuzzy Wednesday!

4 posted on 01/03/2007 6:39:25 AM PST by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES.)
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To: GodBlessUSA

LOL! My check is in the mail!


5 posted on 01/03/2007 6:40:27 AM PST by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES.)
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Good Morning Meg
I love this. So cute!


6 posted on 01/03/2007 6:43:02 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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To: MEG33

me too, LOL ;)


7 posted on 01/03/2007 6:43:50 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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To: GodBlessUSA

;)


8 posted on 01/03/2007 6:57:22 AM PST by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES.)
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To: GodBlessUSA

Just doin'a fuzzy dance as I dance off to work....
See ya later. Cute thread, GB! (((hugs)))

9 posted on 01/03/2007 7:14:17 AM PST by LUV W (We didn't lose almost 3000 people that day.We lost one wonderful person at a time, almost 3000 times)
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To: ST.LOUIE1; Billie; dutchess; DollyCali; GodBlessUSA; Mrs Mayor; Mama_Bear; Aquamarine; JustAmy; ...

January 3, 2007

An Eternal Perspective

READ: Colossians 3:1-7

Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. —Colossians 3:2

In the movie Gladiator, General Maximus Decimus Meridius seeks to stir his cavalry to fight well in the imminent battle against Germania. Addressing his troops, he challenges them to give their very best. He makes this profound statement: "What we do in life echoes in eternity."

These words from a fictional military leader convey a powerful concept that is of particular significance to believers in Christ. We are not just taking up time and space on a rock that’s floating in the universe. We are here with the opportunity to make an eternal difference with our lives.

Jesus Himself said, "Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal" (Matt. 6:20). Having the perspective of living for eternity can make all the difference in this world.

How can we learn to set our minds "on things above"? (Col. 3:2). A good way to begin is to discover what our eternal God values. Throughout the pages of the Bible, He reminds us that He values people above possessions and our character above our performance. Those are the truths that last forever. Embracing them can bring an eternal perspective to our daily living.

For Further Thought
What is your purpose for living?
For help in focusing your life on eternity,
read Why In The World Am I Here?

What we do in this life echoes in eternity.


10 posted on 01/03/2007 7:18:10 AM PST by The Mayor ( http://albanysinsanity.com/)
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To: LUV W

LOL/GOL;) Have a great day LuvW :)


11 posted on 01/03/2007 7:22:27 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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To: The Mayor

Thank You The Mayor!
Good Morning :)


12 posted on 01/03/2007 7:24:44 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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To: GodBlessUSA

Great thread and Pledge, GeeBee!


13 posted on 01/03/2007 8:12:27 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3rd Bn. 5th Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: GodBlessUSA

I'm on board!


14 posted on 01/03/2007 8:12:56 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3rd Bn. 5th Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: The Mayor

Thank you, Mayor - even some pagans had anticipations of eternity - it must be a universal verity.


15 posted on 01/03/2007 8:14:50 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3rd Bn. 5th Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa
LOL! Good Morning Conor :)
16 posted on 01/03/2007 8:19:26 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Thanks :)


17 posted on 01/03/2007 8:19:47 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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To: Billie; Diver Dave; DollyCali; dutchess; fatima; GodBlessUSA; JustAmy; La Enchiladita; Lady Jag; ...

HAPPY WARM AND FUZZY WEDNESDAY TO THE FINEST!



This is our family’s cat, Saffire.

18 posted on 01/03/2007 8:22:41 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3rd Bn. 5th Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Saffire looks cozy there Conor :)
Cute Kitty!
19 posted on 01/03/2007 8:29:25 AM PST by GodBlessUSA (US Troops, Past, Present and Future, God Bless You and Thank You! Prayers said for our Heroes!)
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To: GodBlessUSA

Thanks, GeeBee! She's a sweetie, too.


20 posted on 01/03/2007 8:33:41 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3rd Bn. 5th Marines, RVN 1969. St. Michael the Archangel defend us in battle!)
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