Friday, September 24, 2010


I was walking down the street when I was accosted by a particularly dirty and shabby-looking homeless woman who asked me for a couple of dollars for dinner.

I took out my wallet, got out ten dollars and asked, 'If I give you this money, will you buy chocolate with it instead of dinner?'

'No, I had to stop eating chocolate years ago', the homeless woman told me.

'Will you use it to go shopping instead of buying food?' I asked..

'No, I don't waste time shopping,' the homeless woman said. 'I need to spend all my time trying to stay alive.'

'Will you spend this on a beauty salon instead of food?' I asked.

'Are you NUTS!' replied the homeless woman. I haven't had my hair done in 20 years!'

'Well, I said, 'I'm not going to give you the money. Instead, I'm going to take you out for dinner with my husband and me tonight.'

The homeless Woman was shocked. 'Won't your husband be furious with you for doing that? I know I'm dirty, and I probably smell pretty disgusting.'

I said, 'That's okay. It's important for him to see what a woman looks like after she has given up shopping, hair appointments, and chocolate.'

I just know you're smiling!

Friday, September 17, 2010

Checking in on ya!!!!

I was feeling a little nosey, so I thought I would look in on you!

To see if you're sitting at your computer and if you're OK.

Yup, there you are and you look great!

If this made you smile; pass it a long.

Everyone needs a smile today!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Happy 20th Anniversay to my Husband

Today is my 20th Anniversary.

I just wanted to say thank you to my husband for 20 wonderful years.

You are not only my husband but my friend. You have truly blessed me more then I could ever say. Thank you for all you do for me and our family. I pray we have many more years together. You mean the world to me.

All my love,
your wife


All of a sudden it was love at first sight,
I acted on a feeling hoping it was right.
Oh my could this be the one,
He walks with God, believes in his Son.

Through out our courtship, he put God first,
We spent most of our dates going to church.
Now he is proposing, down on one knee
Lord, can I deal with his different personalities.

Please, please, God please help me
Marriage is a commitment, lifelong it should be
I have decided to say "yes"
Praying to God to guide me through the rest

Today is my wedding
I look at who is here
I start down the aisle
My head full of fears.

But as my dear father gives up my hand,
I look into his loving eyes and now I understand
My heart and my fears ease
I know this one is for me.

Ten, twenty years have gone by
My husband, my lover, my very best friend
I knew he would be here for me through thick and thin.

No one could ever be as lucky as I,
I have a great marriage with a wonderful guy.
So until that day when death do us part,
He can rest assured he has all my heart.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Shirley & Marcy


Shirley & Marcy

A mom was concerned about her kindergarten

son walking to school. He didn't want his

mother to walk with him. She wanted to give

him the feeling that he had some independence

but yet know that he was safe.

So she had an idea of how to handle it. She asked a

neighbor if she would please follow him to school in

the mornings, staying at a distance, so he probably

wouldn't notice her.

She said that since she was up early with her toddler

anyway, it would be a good way for them to get some

exercise as well, so she agreed.

The next school day, the neighbor and her little girl

set out following behind Timmy as he walked to school

with another neighbor girl he knew. She did this for
the whole week.

As the two walked and chatted, kicking stones and

twigs, Timmy's little friend noticed the same lady was

following them as she seemed to do every day all week.

Finally she said to Timmy, 'Have you noticed that lady

following us to school all week?

Do you know her?'

Timmy nonchalantly replied, 'Yeah, I know who she is.'

The little girl said, 'Well, who is she?'

'That's just Shirley Goodnest,' Timmy replied, 'and her

daughter Marcy.'

'Shirley Goodnest? Who the heck is she and why is she

following us?

'Well,' Timmy explained, 'every night my Mom makes

me say the 23rd Psalm with my prayers, 'cuz she

worries about me so much.

And in the Psalm, it says, 'Shirley Goodnest and Marcy

shall follow me all the days of my life', so I guess I'll

just have to get used to it!'

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His

face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you; the

Lord lift His countenance upon you, and give you peace.

May Shirley Goodnest and Marcy be with you today and


I know you smiled!

I sure did,

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Friday, September 3, 2010

It will soon be 9/11

Its hard to believe it's been nine years since it happened.

Remember GOD Loves You



You say you will never forget where you were when
you heard the news On September 11, 2001.
Neither will I.

I was on the 110th floor in a smoke filled room
with a man who called his wife to say 'Good-Bye.' I
held his fingers steady as he dialed. I gave him the
peace to say, 'Honey, I am not going to make it, but it
is OK..I am ready to go.'

I was with his wife when he called as she fed
breakfast to their children. I held her up as she
tried to understand his words and as she realized
he wasn't coming home that night.

I was in the stairwell of the 23rd floor when a
woman cried out to Me for help. 'I have been
knocking on the door of your heart for 50 years!' I said.
'Of course I will show you the way home - only
believe in Me now.'

I was at the base of the building with the Priest
ministering to the injured and devastated souls.
I took him home to tend to his Flock in Heaven. He
heard my voice and answered.

I was on all four of those planes, in every seat,
with every prayer. I was with the crew as they
were overtaken. I was in the very hearts of the
believers there, comforting and assuring them that their
faith has saved them.

I was in Texas , Virginia , California , Michigan , Afghanistan .
I was standing next to you when you heard the terrible news.
Did you sense Me?

I want you to know that I saw every face. I knew
every name - though not all know Me. Some met Me
for the first time on the 86th floor.

Some sought Me with their last breath.
Some couldn't hear Me calling to them through the
smoke and flames; 'Come to Me... this way... take
my hand.' Some chose, for the final time, to ignore Me.
But, I was there.

I did not place you in the Tower that day. You
may not know why, but I do.. However, if you were
there in that explosive moment in time, would you have
reached for Me?

Sept. 11, 2001, was not the end of the journey
for you . But someday your journey will end. And I
will be there for you as well. Seek Me now while I may
be found. Then, at any moment, you know you are
'ready to go.'

I will be in the stairwell of your final moments.

During the next 60 seconds, stop whatever you are
doing, and take this opportunity. (Literally it
is only 1 minute.) All you have to do is the

Stop and think and appreciate God's power
in your life, for doing what you know is pleasing to
Him. If you are not ashamed to do this, follow the
instructions. Jesus said, 'If you are ashamed of Me, I will be
ashamed of you before My Father'

If you are not ashamed, copy and send this message...only
if you believe 'Yes, I love my God. He is my
fountain of Life and My Savior. He Keeps me going day and
night. Without Him, I am no one. But with Him, I can do
everything. Christ is my strength.'