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Daily Positive Thread for Tuesday, July 14

Hello my friends!  Busy day here today. We went to see the house that is standing there empty for a number of years, Greg's parents house. It needs a lot of work, I think they still want to live in it for a couple months until they find themselves a house, but the rooms need paint and carpeting.  Then spruced up our house again for the showing, haven't heard a thing again, hope it's good feedback followed by an offer!! We never even got one offer yet!  Praying to St. Joseph, he's the best realtor.  And Happy Anniversary to Harlene and husband!  47 years of happiness - great to celebrate!!

 

Nothing is ever quite as bad as it seems.  Call on God and then practice expectancy
and optimism and things will turn out better than you expect.  Lord, thank You for
tomorrow.


S C R I P T U R E   F O R   T H E   D A Y  

"Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were
called in the one body. And be thankful."  ~Colossians 3:15

M E D I T A T I O N   F O R   T H E   D A Y 

We can be at home and comfortable in the world.  Yet some of us live
lives of quiet desperation.  This is the opposite of being at home and
at peace in the world.  We can let our peace of mind be evident to those
around us.  We can let others see that we are comfortable, and seeing
it, know that it springs from our trust in God.  The dull, hard way of
resignation is not God's way.  Faith can take the sting out of the winds
of adversity and can bring peace even in the midst of struggle.

P R A Y E R   F O R   T H E   D A Y 

I pray that I may be more comfortable in my way of living.  I pray that
I may feel more at home and at peace within myself.
 
Jesus said Come Follow Me
 
You must let go and allow Me to love you
You must let go and be filled with My love
 
You must let go and Trust in Me
You must let go and receive My peace
You must let go and listen to Me
You must let go and I will teach You
 
You must let go and and learn from Me
You must let go and thank Me
You must let go and praise Me
You must let go and let My spirit rest in you
 
You must let go and love Me
You must let go,forgive and be merciful
You must let go and accept yourself
You must let go and wait for Me to work
 
You must let go and let My wisdom, knowledge and truth inspire and change in you
 
Prayer for the Gifts to Seek God and Live in Him
Father, in your goodness grant me the intellect to comprehend you, the perception to discern you, and the reason to appreciate you. In your kindness endow me with the diligence to look for you, the wisdom to discover you, and the spirit to apprehend you. In your graciousness bestow on me a heart to contemplate you, ears to hear you, eyes to see you, and a tongue to speak of you. In your mercy confer on me a conversation pleasing to you, the patience to wait for you, and the perseverance to long for you. Grant me a perfect end - your holy presence. Amen. 

Saint Benedict of Nursia, Monk and Founder of Benedictines
 
My Name Is "Gossip"

I have no respect for justice.

I maim without killing.
I break hearts and ruin lives.
I am cruel and malicious
and gather strength with age

The more I am quoted,
the more I am believed.
I flourish at every level of society.
My victims are helpless.
They cannot protect themselves
against me because
I have no name and no face.

To track me down is impossible.
The harder you try,
the more elusive I become.
I'm nobody's friend.

Once I tarnish a reputation,
it is never the same.
I topple governments
and ruin marriages.
I ruin careers and
cause sleepless nights,
Heartache, and indigestion.

I spawn suspicion
and generate grief.
I make innocent people
cry in their pillows.
Even my name hisses.

I, AM GOSSIP
 
TO BE THANKFUL FOR
Author Unknown


 The mess to clean after a party because it means I have been
surrounded by friends.

 The taxes I pay because it means that I'm employed.

 The clothes that fit a little too snug because it means I have enough
to eat.

 My shadow who watches me work because it means I am out in the
sunshine.

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

 All the complaining I hear about our government because it means we
have freedom of speech.

 The space I find at the far end of the parking lot because it means I
am capable of walking.

 My huge heating bill because it means I am warm.

 The lady behind me in church who sings off key because it means that
I can hear.

 The piles of laundry and ironing because it means I have clothes to
wear.

 Weariness and aching muscles at the end of the day because it means I
have been productive.

 The alarm that goes off in the early morning hours because it means
that I'm alive.

 Getting too much email bogs me down but at least I know I have
friends who are thinking of me.

 Even though I clutch my blanket and growl when The alarm rings, thank
you, Lord, that I can hear. There are many who are deaf.

 Even though I keep my eyes closed against the morning light as long
as possible, thank you, Lord, that I can see. Many are blind.

 Even though I huddle in my bed and put off rising, thank you Lord,
that I have the strength to rise. There are many who are bedridden.

 Even though the first hour of my day is hectic, when socks are lost,
toast is burned and tempers are short, thank you, Lord, for My family.
There are many who are lonely.

 Even though our breakfast table never looks like the pictures in
magazines and the menu is at times unbalanced, thank you, Lord, for
the food we have. There are many who are hungry;

 Even though the routine of my job often is hard, thank you, Lord, for
the opportunity to work. There are many who have no job.

 Even though I grumble and bemoan my fate from day to day and wish my
circumstances were not so modest, thank you, Lord, for life.

 Pass this on to the friends you know.
A friend is someone we turn to when our spirits need a lift.
A friend is someone we treasure for our friendship is a gift.
A friend is someone who fills our lives with Beauty, Joy, and Grace
and  makes the world we live in A Better and Happier Place.
 

July 13- Jesus Calling

I want you to experience the riches of your salvation: the Joy of being loved constantly and perfectly. You make a practice of judging yourself, based on how you look or behave or feel. If you like what you see in the mirror, you feel a bit more worthy of My Love. When things are going smoothly and your performance seems adequate, you find it easier to believe you are My beloved child. When you feel discouraged, you tend to look inward so you can correct whatever is wrong.

Instead of trying to “fix” yourself, fix your gaze on Me, the Lover of your soul. Rather than using your energy to judge yourself, redirect it to praising Me. Remember that I see you clothed in My righteousness, radiant in My perfect Love.

In order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus. For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.
-Ephesians 2:7–8

Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess.
-Hebrews 3:1

Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame.
-Psalm 34:5

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Praying that dear St. Joseph makes it happen Gloria.

 

We have to be at the hospital at 10:30 AM.

Thank you all for your prayers.

 

And thank you all for your congrats on our Anniversary.

 

Blessings to all.

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Hello Everyone:  Please continue to keep prayers going for William. Heart

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Gloria, I hope the house works out for Darla and Greg. Did you put the statue of St.Joseph in your front yard? That's supposed to be what brings the sale, though prayers never hurt. I can't tell you exactly, but I think the statue is to be buried upside down, and in the front yard. Maybe you can look it up for more exact info? I do remember the statue had to be there... Good luck if you try it!

 

Hello to all of our friends here! It turned out all of the internet issues were caused by a contrator who accidently severed a fiber optic cable. We assumed it was the storm... I did my volunteer work today, so I just remembered I hadn't posted. Wishing everyone a good evening, and praying for you daily. pinky

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Gloriajean...........Thanks for the inspiration you give us.......❤️


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Harlene - how did go today? prayed for him.  The feedback for yesterday's showing was everything average, good feedback, but not interested, but we're not worried.  It's going to happen soon at the best time, that we know.

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Puddles and Julie - thanks for the graphics.

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Cakers - praying hard for William for his Miracle according to God's Will for him and for his dear Mother, too.