June 2014 Rants and Raves (21)

Intro to Me. Chapter 1

What do you do if you are blessed with the gift to make the people around you smile, but you can't enjoy their same happiness?

What do you do when you can give people hope and motivation and they can hang on your every word, but you can't produce the results yet they still follow and forgive you. 

what do you do when you try to follow the footsteps of great people who left a blue print only to find that half way through that their shoes are not your size?

What do you do…

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Added by William Ferrell Jr on June 30, 2014 at 5:40pm — 2 Comments

Positive Thought for June 30, 2014

When it looks like I have failed

I ask, "Lord, what are You trying to tell me?"

Failure doesn't mean I'm a failure.

It does mean I haven't succeeded yet!

Failure doesn't mean I have accomplished nothing.

It does mean I have learned something!

Failure doesn't mean I have been a fool.

It does mean I had enough faith to try!

Failure doesn't mean I have been disgraced.

It does mean I dared to…

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Added by The Missus on June 30, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

Stand for Something, Or You'll Fall for Anything

I am not a person who enjoys conflict. I guess you could say that I am a pacifist in the sense that I would much rather avoid a confrontation than ruffle people's feathers. And for the record, I'm not perfect at not creating conflict, but it's not something I do intentionally. I would much rather stay quiet than cause problems. However, this also has the tendency to turn me into a doormat. Sometimes, you have to stand up for yourself or people will walk all over you. And that is the position…

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Added by The Missus on June 26, 2014 at 10:01am — No Comments

Positive Thought for June 26, 2014

"Lord, I believe, help my unbelief!" - Mark 9:24

"How do you define 'sin'? I was asked that question by a reporter recently. My answer was very simple: Traditionally, sin has been defined as 'rebellion against God, an inner warfare between the self and God.'

"But think of sin as a golf ball. There is the outer skin. Then there is the tight inner workings, and finally at the core of every ball is one solid, little, hard rubber pellet. The skin of sin is rebellion. The…

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Added by The Missus on June 26, 2014 at 7:01am — No Comments

Confused

I am confused. That is my thought for the day. I have a friend that is dying and gets angry if anyone complains about their life . I understand that she is scared and tired and maybe feels cheated but why she acts as if no one has the right to complain about their life when we are all humane. I am not dying I know that but sometimes I am having a really crappy day and I want to whine, complain and scream. When I am done doing that I feel better I feel like I have released toxins and then…

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Added by Ms.A on June 24, 2014 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

Positive Thought for June 24, 2014

"When you pass through the waters I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not scorch you. For I am the Lord your God!" - Isaiah 43;2,3

"During the World War I, a soldier in the trenches saw his friend out in no-man's land - that ground between his trench and the trench of the enemy. His friend lay there…

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Added by The Missus on June 24, 2014 at 9:17am — No Comments

A project for everybody

I had a AWESOME talk with Gov-Na today. I must say that he's a brother that's right on point! I also learned something about myself and I thank him very much! I learned never to assume anything because what if your wrong. We also talked about people in general and how to reach others.

   There is a difference between knowledge and understanding. Here's a example. Money. You know that if you go to a car lot to buy a car it will take money. Your understanding of money will tell you that…

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Added by Papabyrd (William Byrd) on June 21, 2014 at 11:37pm — 5 Comments


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Eye not I....

Life is a team game, and I am on Team Eye. Eye C U represents the concepts of Love, Learning and Communication, which are characteristics in which I strive to live by. If I am on Team Eye, or Eye C U, then that means that I am not Team Eye, or Eye C U, its a entity in which I am apart of. This entity called Eye C U stands upon Love, Learning and Communication, all of which are attributes that I strive to embrace, so I join the team and play the Game of Life.

This is important because…

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Added by General on June 21, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Positive Thought for June 20, 2014

God Cares!

"The very hairs on your head are numbered... Do not fear, you are of more value than many sparrows." - Matthew 10:30 & 31

"William Cowper needed a miracle. He attempted suicide more than once. He put a rope around his neck and the rope broke. So he walked to the river, where he knew of a deep spot by the bridge, but there were so many people on the bridge, he could not jump. He went back home where he took an ornamental sword off the wall…

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Added by The Missus on June 20, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments


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Eye C U Strong....

I just wanted to let you know that the Love, Learning and Communication train is running strong. Eye C U is making a difference in people lives. Turning bad decisions into enlightening lessons, helping people the see the way in the midst of the darkness, as well as being there so people do not have to deal with the beast of loneliness.

I would like speak on how great Eye C U has been to me. When I have problems in life, I look to words of wisdom from Bob, to find my way. When I was…

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Added by General on June 19, 2014 at 6:29pm — 1 Comment

Positive Thought for June 19, 2014

God Cares!

"Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray... the effective, fervent prayer of a righteous person avails much." - James 5:13-16

"Too many of us will simply not slow down long enough to hear God's voice until we enter the valley of suffering. If your suffering turns you to God, does it not become a blessing?

"The prophet Isaiah wrote, 'The year King Uzziah died I saw the Lord!' (Isaiah 6:1). Many a father and mother have been…

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Added by The Missus on June 19, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments


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Choices

Please watch video starting and the 30 minute mark and watch for 4 minutes....thank you it will make what I say clear. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.  

 

  The word for the this post is choose. Choose is defined as "

pick out or select (someone or something) as being the best or most…
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Added by General on June 18, 2014 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Keep the Off Handy My Friends!

Saw this article and wanted to share it so everyone would be aware. Stay healthy everyone!



Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Comes to VirginiaPosted: Jun 17, 2014 9:24 PM EDTUpdated: Jun 17, 2014 9:24 PM EDT



By WRIC Newsroom - email



RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -A painful illness carried by mosquitoes has state health officials very concerned.

    

The Chikungunya virus has rarely been seen in the Commonwealth but the CDC reports six Virginians have been… Continue

Added by The Missus on June 18, 2014 at 2:58pm — No Comments

God Cares!

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." - Matthew 5:4 RSV

"As a pastor, I am in the specialized work of dealing with the hurt, the lonely, the suffering, the sick and the dying. For over twenty years I have trudged the soft, green lawns of cemeteries with my arms around wives, husbands, fathers, mothers, relatives and friends. I have sat in hospitals and wept with those who were weeping. Believe me, I am not blind to the reality of…

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Added by The Missus on June 18, 2014 at 9:46am — 2 Comments


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Father's Day Fishing

On this Father's Day morning, I found myself sitting at pond in Little Germany(Luray,Va) fishing, and feeling a certain way. I found myself a little upset because my mother was not there. I blamed my father for her absence, and I found myself blaming my father for a lot of other stuff. Then a epiphany hit me. I am the next step in evolution of my father, and its my job, to be better than he. Its not for me to sit around and be mad or in my feelings, its my job, to know better, and then do…

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Added by General on June 15, 2014 at 10:56pm — No Comments

A little about me and the latest project ive been working on

I'm back from the woods, but I'll be going back this Saturday. I made a post and Gov-na  asked a question that I found very interesting. "Could you pin point a  single event that you can point to that opened your eyes?" I've never been asked that question and have never thought about it. As funny as it sounds I can pin point the exact date when my view on the world did change. 2-23-2012 was the morning I woke up…

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Added by Papabyrd (William Byrd) on June 12, 2014 at 10:47pm — 3 Comments


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I Feel Bad, Depressed, and Sad...Now I Choose Not To

Just sitting here reflecting on this beautiful Sunday, and I just want to say "thank you" to the Creator. Thank you for bringing me through the decisions that I made in life. I made decisions that could have easily cost me my life, and you chose to see me through because of the bigger plan that you have me. I say this because I realize that  it was my decisions that put me in those situations that were at times dangerous, or troublesome. I made choices to do things that I knew were not…

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Added by General on June 8, 2014 at 11:26am — 1 Comment


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The Unfortunate Mechanics of Likely Armed Revolution(for educational purposes only)

By: Pray For Peace

So I've been watching the news lately, and reading some threads here on glp, in particular, there have been many armed rampages lately and that has got me to thinking about how this is going to impact our larger political system. I made this post in another thread, and was asked to make a thread out of this post, so here it goes:



When one of these crazies is on a rampage, and it is 300 cops versus one dude (thinking about the recent Canadian rampager),…

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Added by General on June 7, 2014 at 10:31pm — No Comments

Positive Thought for June 5th

"...we see God's abounding grace forgiving us." - Romans 5:20



An esteemed English clergyman told J. Wallace Hamilton, "The turning point came in my life when I was 17 years old. I always had trouble with my brothers and sisters. I was called the black sheep in the family. We were always fighting each other.

"One night they were picking on me until I could stand it no longer. I jumped up and cried, "I'm getting out of here!" I ran up the stairs and there, suddenly in the darkened… Continue

Added by The Missus on June 5, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Hi. I'm new here. I have read several posts and enjoyed what I saw. Here's one of my thoughts. About Us: Were real people that try our best. there are times were happy, get mad, and everything inbet…

Hi. I'm new here. I have read several posts and enjoyed what I saw. Here's one of my thoughts.

About Us: Were real people that try our best. there are times were happy, get mad, and everything inbetween. Were not perfect and make tons of mistakes. We never give up though. We learn from others and share what we know. All knowledge should be free.

About You: What catagory do you fall in? Think about this. You have the haves and have nots. There are people that dont have a…

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Added by Papabyrd (William Byrd) on June 3, 2014 at 8:46pm — 3 Comments

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