ON THE BRIGHT SIDE
FEBRUARY 1ST, 2006
I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out
Create positive messages that will forever resonate your beauty
Normal is just a cycle on the Washing Machine.
Over the Hump Day !
Now we can slide into the weekend.
I went to my oldest cousin’s funeral service last night. The family had a memorial service for her. Her sons gave a talk about their mom and I’ve decided I don’t want my children to talk about me at my funeral.
It was good to see lots of family that I wouldn’t otherwise see-- Aunts and uncles , cousins and their families, I guess in a way a funeral service is a celebration of the life that was…
Well on the ‘bright’ side of things – we didn’t get any snow on the ground. Just a few flakes flying in the air. It was really cold, but today should be a little warmer.
I put a picture of the FEBRUARY PURSE on my journal page – you’ll have to check it out!
Have a great day all ! Another wonderful one on the Way !
TODAY IS...HEALTHY HEART DAY
There are many factors that affect the health of our heart - starting with our ancestors. While we can't change who our great-grandparents might have been, we can think "healthy" today.
Check out some tips for a healthy heart here http://www.health-heart.org/simple.htm
The word "February" comes from the Latin word februare, meaning "to purify." The ancient Romans had their annual purification ceremony during this time each year.
February is National Weddings Month. Most engagements take place between Christmas and Valentine's Day, and most future brides start serious planning in February for summer weddings
February birthstone: amethyst.
February flower: violet or primrose
February is American Heart Month
1790: The Supreme Court of the United States convened in New York City for its first session
1862: "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" was first published in "Atlantic Monthly". The lyric was the work of Julia Ward Howe
1940: Frank Sinatra sang "Too Romantic" and "The Sky Fell Down" in his first recording session with the Tommy Dorsey Band. Frank replaced Jack Leonard as the band's lead singer
1971: The soundtrack album from the movie, "Love Story", starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali McGraw, with music by Frances Lai, was certified as a gold record
A young man called his mother and announced excitedly that he had just met the woman of his dreams. Now what should he do?
His mother had an idea: "Why don't you send her flowers, and on the card, invite her to your apartment for a home cooked meal?"
He thought this was a great strategy and arranged a date for a week later. His mother called the day after the big date to see how things had gone. "
The evening was a disaster," he moaned.
"Why, didn't she come over?" asked his mother.
Oh, she came over, but she refused to cook ...
A violent windstorm of the Eurasian steppes, accompanied in summer by dust and in winter by snow
The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.
Bless me, heavenly Father,
Forgive my erring ways,
Grant me strength to serve Thee,
Put purpose in my days
Helen Steiner Rice
Today serve the Lord by serving others. Avoid self-preoccupation. There are many who need the assistance that only you can offer
From Daily Guideposts
TODAY'S ADVICE FROM THE OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC
All glory comes from daring to begin
47 DAYS UNTIL SPRING
Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your Heart
I Love You All !!!
Be Blessed !!!
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