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FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday Favorites ~ 21 June 2013
June 20, 2013 | Canteen Crew

Posted on 06/20/2013 6:00:08 PM PDT by beachn4fun

FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT

Showing support and boosting the morale
of our military and our allied military
and the family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.

Fabulous FRiday
FAVORITES

Tell us your favorite
DINNER

KFC?

HAMBURGER AND FRIES?

PIZZA?

PANCAKES?

MEATLOAF?

SPAGHETTI?

HOT DOGS?

Come on in and join the conversation.

Remember, the Canteen is a family friendly place.
We welcome the military, our allies, and their families.
Continued prayers for the success and completion of your mission.
Prayers for your safe return home.


Food fight!



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1 posted on 06/20/2013 6:00:08 PM PDT by beachn4fun
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To: beachn4fun

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


Greedy Birds

June 21, 2013

Every year when I put out the hummingbird feeder, the busy little birds start battling for position. Even though there are four places at the “table,” the birds fight for whatever place one of their neighbors is using. The source of food at each place is the same—a reservoir of syrup in the bottom of the feeder. Knowing that all the feeding stations are equal, I shake my head at their greediness.

But then I wonder, Why is it so much easier to see the greed of the birds than it is to see my own? I often want the place at “God’s table” that someone else has, even though I know all good things come from the same source—God—and that His supply will never run out. Since God can prepare a table for us even in the presence of our enemies (Ps. 23:5), why be concerned that someone else might have the station in life that we want?

The Lord is able to give us “all sufficiency in all things” so that we will have “an abundance for every good work” (2 Cor. 9:8). When we recognize the importance of our work as ministers of the grace of God (1 Peter 4:10), we’ll stop fighting to take over someone else’s position and be grateful for the place God has given us to serve others on His behalf.

Thank You for the privilege we have to serve You by
serving others, Lord. Help us to be content to fill
the place where You have put us, so that
You might be glorified through us.
Resentment comes from looking at others; contentment comes from looking at God.

Read: 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you . . . may have an abundance for every good work. —2 Corinthians 9:8
Bible in a Year:
Esther 3-5; Acts 5:22-42


2 posted on 06/20/2013 6:00:25 PM PDT by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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To: beachn4fun








REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD



CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Jan. 14, 2008) The first major snowfall of the New Year blankets the USS Constitution. Despite the weather "Old Ironsides," remained open for free public tours. At 210 years-old, USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, manned by 67 active-duty United States Sailors and visited by nearly half a million visitors annually. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Brown (Released)

GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!!!





Boston, Oct. 21, 2009 - Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).
(Click for Bosun’s Whistle)




USS Constitution's 1812 Marine Guard fire vintage Springfield flintlock muskets during the ship's underway. "Old Ironsides" was underway for the "Constitution Day Cruise," which is conducted to thank the family and supporters of Constitution. U.S. Navy photo by Airman Nick Lyman (Released)

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!








"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

3 posted on 06/20/2013 6:00:42 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the A<font size=4><b>rchangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; E.G.C.; GodBlessUSA; LUV W; Arrowhead1952; HiJinx; txradioguy; AZamericonnie; ...

PING~A~LING DAHLINS’


4 posted on 06/20/2013 6:00:54 PM PDT by beachn4fun (When one is fighting evil, it is never a pretty thing.)
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To: beachn4fun

Good night and rest well, beachy...((HUGS))


5 posted on 06/20/2013 6:01:16 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: The Mayor; ConorMacNessa; SandRat; BIGLOOK; mountainlion; HiJinx; Publius; laplata; Jet Jaguar; ...

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


6 posted on 06/20/2013 6:03:54 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


7 posted on 06/20/2013 6:06:39 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: beachn4fun




Good evening, Beachy!

***HUGS***



Great to see you this evening! Thanks very much for tonight’s Fabulous Friday Favorites thread!








Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

8 posted on 06/20/2013 6:07:10 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the A<font size=4><b>rchangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska




Thanks very much, Kathy!

***HUGS***



Coming aboard as we speak. Rendering Hand Salutes to our National Colors and to the Officer of the Deck!








"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

9 posted on 06/20/2013 6:09:42 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the A<font size=4><b>rchangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: beachn4fun; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; ...

~Fabulous FRiday Favorites: Dinner ~

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The doors have been open since Oct 7 2001,
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We are indebted to you for your sacrifices for our Freedom.



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10 posted on 06/20/2013 6:11:15 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Ummm Num Num Num!!!!


11 posted on 06/20/2013 6:12:44 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: beachn4fun
Thanks, beachy, for today's Fabulous FRiday Favorites.


12 posted on 06/20/2013 6:21:19 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: The Mayor

Good evening, Mayor, and thanks for today’s sustenance for body and soul.


13 posted on 06/20/2013 6:23:23 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good evening, Mac...*HUGS*...another nice day?

Came home early to meet the garage door man. I got out this morning, but the door wouldn’t close. All fixed and he changed the tension so I can get it open when electrically challenged. It is a commercial door opener. He left just in time for me to get to my computer for the posting.


14 posted on 06/20/2013 6:28:23 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: y'all; beachn4fun; AZamericonnie; HiJinx; laurenmarlowe; Kathy in Alaska; NYTexan; mylife; ...

Manuel's Number 3--YUM!!!
(Great thread, Beachy! :)

15 posted on 06/20/2013 6:30:26 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: The Mayor
The Mayor!!


16 posted on 06/20/2013 6:36:08 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: beachn4fun

UNLIMITED SUSHI


17 posted on 06/20/2013 6:37:03 PM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Mac!!


18 posted on 06/20/2013 6:37:48 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
It was a beautiful day here, Kathy - my first day back to work.

As it happens both my morning and evening commutes were both absolutely hellish. One and a half hours on the way in - an hour and three quarters on the way home. I'm going to have to find alternate routes again.

Looks like the project will be good, though!



"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

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)

19 posted on 06/20/2013 6:38:08 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the A<font size=4><b>rchangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: LUV W

That looks pretty tasty.


20 posted on 06/20/2013 6:39:15 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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