Posted by: Judy | July 23, 2021

Good News Friday

*Family gathering, yummy dinner and good conversation

*Walk and P.Croissant with my sister

*Plain croissant and hot chocolate with whipped cream

*Air conditioning

*Church

*Awesome A/C repairman who replaced the water pump

*Supportive family

*I’ve wanted to talk to my Mama Hattie; she called and gave me all the love and encouragement I craved.

What was something good in your week?

Posted by: Judy | July 22, 2021

Week 29 of Count it all Joy

John 17:13 And now I come to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.

Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures. ~ Thomas Aquinas

The Piano Guys share a lot of songs that make me smile. “It’s Gonna Be Okay” is a joyful noise: https://youtu.be/5pBjopDymts

Posted by: Judy | July 21, 2021

All or Nothing Quote

Posted by: Judy | July 20, 2021

SM post inspiration

The adversary will hiss, “All is lost. Hope is gone.” Remember that the adversary is the father of lies; truth is not in his nature. Truth is in God’s nature. There’s no place you can go that God doesn’t know where you are. Jesus sealed His promise of hope with His blood. Trust Him.

~ Laurel Hawkes

Posted by: Judy | July 19, 2021

Around the World

Anne Leueen, over at HorseAddict, participated in a photo challenge:

https://horseaddict.net/2021/07/08/on-thewater-lapc-155/

She reminisced about attending the Olympics in London. Now, it’s in Japan.

She shared pictures of people who live on barges in London, and shared a picture of people who live on water in Cambodia.

She also shared a picture of a piece of Chihuly glass art, in London, on the water.

Here it is at our local botanical garden, in Arizona, in the desert, years ago:

Posted by: Judy | July 18, 2021

Inspiration

Posted by: Judy | July 17, 2021

Sweet Silly

Posted by: Judy | July 16, 2021

Good News Friday

*Sister time

*Air conditioning

*Our air conditioning repairman, especially coming early on Saturday morning to fix the A/C before 7:30am

*Walk and P.Croissant with my sister

*Plain croissant and hot chocolate with whipped cream

*Church and singing

*The Chosen Season 2 Episode 8 finale ~ Wow! Love this series.

*Bloggers who inspire me with the message I need in that moment, Debbie Kay over at Hope for the Broken-Hearted, Denise Balog over at Grace filled devotionals, and William Emmons.

*Temperatures dropping out of the excess heat warning (over 110).

*An unexpected cool morning breeze, despite it being 91 at 6am. Thanks God.

*Blessed rain

What was something good in your week?

Posted by: Judy | July 15, 2021

Week 28 of Count it all Joy

Romans 14:17-19 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of me. Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.

Joy is not necessarily the absence of suffering, it is the presence of God. ~ Sam Storms

Donny Osmond was one of my first fangirl crushes. I still love his voice. Hearing him always brings me joy. This is his newest single, yep, really: Who https://youtu.be/roWeNTl2wSk

Posted by: Judy | July 14, 2021

Reading List 66-70

66. Nothing But Cowboy (The Raffertys of Last Stand series Book 1) by Justine Davis contemporary romance. Love her protagonists, intelligent, reasonable, flawed, honorable. (All her books have at least one bedroom scene.) I also love most of the secondary characters. I like that her antagonists are clearly unlikeable. I’m always able to identify with at least one of the protagonists, though not the successful part. I wish I were more courageous in tackling the world. I see ways I could improve and feel inspired to try.

67. Angel for Hire by Justine Davis contemporary paranormal romance. I’ve been waiting to re-read this, and I needed a distraction. I still love this story.

68. Sanctuary (Murrells Inlet Miracles Book 1) by Laurie Larsen inspirational romance.

69. Roadtrip to Redemption (Pawleys Island Paradise Book 1) by Laurie Larsen inspirational romance.

70. Remembering the Cowboy (Blackwater Ranch series Book 1) by Mandi Blake inspirational romance. 

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