Praynlady's Blessings & Other Fun Stuff: March 2006

Monday, March 27, 2006

You Can Believe What God Says.....

A Handy Chart
God has a positive answer:

You say: "It's impossible"
God says: All things are possible
(Luke 18:27)
You say: "I'm too tired"
God says: I will give you rest
(Matthew 11:28-30)
You say: "Nobody really loves me"
God says: I love you
(John 3:16 & John 3:34)
You say: "I can't go on"
God says: My grace is sufficient
(II Corinthians 12:9 & Psalm 91:15)
You say: "I can't figure things out"
God says: I will direct your steps
(Proverbs 3:5-6)
You say: "I can't do it"
God says: You can do all things
(Philippians 4:13)
You say: "I'm not able"
God says: I am able
(II Corinthians 9:8)
You say: "It's not worth it"
God says: It will be worth it
(Roman 8:28)
You say: "I can't forgive myself"
God says: I Forgive you
(I John 1:9 & Romans 8:1)
You say: "I can't manage"
God says: I will supply all your needs
(Philippians 4:19)
You say: "I'm afraid"
God says: I have not given you a spirit of fear
(II Timothy 1:7)
You say: "I'm always worried and frustrated"
God says: Cast all your cares on ME
(I Pete r 5:7)
You say: "I don't have enough faith"
God says: I've given everyone a measure of faith
(Romans 12:3)
You say: "I'm not smart enough"
God says: I give you wisdom
(I Corinthians 1:30)
You say: "I feel all alone"
God says: I will never leave you or forsake you
(Hebrews 13:5)

Believe God is there just for you..

Sunday, March 26, 2006



GARAGE SALES..............Need I say more?!.....

Ok, so I just had a 3 day garage sale and did pretty good but if you stop and really figure out how well you did, by the hour it comes out to about 1.55$ per hour! That sucks! I did get rid of tons of stuff but somehow I was left with still tons of stuff. I am going to actually try again but in Lake Jackson at my sisters house I think. Maybe I can get rid of some more. If not, I will have to learn how to sell on Ebay for sure now. I planned on trying it out, now I will have to I guess! Well, the good part is that I actually enjoy doing them. Not the setting up, or the pricing (which I don't even do anymore, I just make deals)!, or the taking down or re-storing, but the actual sitting there visiting with everyone that comes by.
Now the funny ones for me are when I have hispanic families (of which there are multitudes in West Columbia) come and they, of course, speak spanish, which, so do I. I love to hear what they are saying and then surprise them when I answer in spanish. It really blows their minds. I actually had to ask one lady to leave and then she came back the next day and tried to do the same exact thing again. I finally (in spanish) let her know that I was not going to take it and she actually bought quite a bit of stuff! Probably out of guilt but I didn't care, it was just that much more stuff GONE! I had the regular stuff like switching labels, but one lady did it right in front of me and I just about laughed when an item (of high value, marked $5.oo) tag was removed and she asked me how much, and I couldn't resist the urge, so I gave in and told her $42.00! She was totally taken aback and she replied, "No senora, eet ees only fie dolla"! I laughed for quite awhile over that one! She didn't come back! DUH!!!

Anyway, now I can replace both garage doors and the front door and even had enough to take my family that helped me with the garage sale out for dinner today after church! That made me feel great! Now, Kaylee is sleeping and I intend to go and do the same! See ya!

Blessings and hugs,

Saturday, March 11, 2006


What can I say but Lord HELP me! haha
This month is so full of birthdays and I know that I will forget one but I will try to remember as many as I can. If I left you out, simply leave me a comment (a nice one) and I will add you to the list.


Kendra 14th
Kaylee 16th
Jake 18th
Shannon 20th
K& J anniversary 27th
Morgan 12th
Clint 12th
Earl 15th
Wanda 15th
Donna 13th
Rose 12th
Ronnie 31?
Nanna 22nd

More I'm sure so just let me know

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Who needs money and sleep?........

You can buy them thousands of dollars worth of toys and they could care less.....Give them a cardboard box and they are content and happy and entertained for hours on end!

Go Figure!!!

When you can't find time to go lay down.....Just find the easiest spot to crash! She does this all the time!

Parking Pros in Pink......

Paul is soooo excited to tell a bunch of women where to park it! haha

Several of the men from my church, came and helped out with the parking of over 150 women who attended our 2006 BPF Womens Retreat. They did an awesome job and even had a good time. Of course they were really happy that they got to eat too! Wearing pink????......Eating free food????.......Not to bad for a couple of hours. Thanks to all of the guys who came out for this...Paul, Greg, Chuck, Aaron! You guys are awesome!!!

"2005 Volunteer of the Year"

For the work I did with the W.C. Chamber and the City of W.C., I was awarded "Volunteer of the Year for 2005". There were so many wonderful people that made the effort to help that I felt really undeserving of this award. It would take me 3 pages to list everyones name, but you all know who you are, and that I had a blast working with you!

My Little Valentine.....

Here are a couple of Kaylee's Mother's Day Out Valentine party pics. Can you tell she really likes the loot she received?!! She also had a tad too much cake frosting from the cupcakes one of the mothers brought!

Below are her two "Bestest Friends" Guess it runs in the family to have a boy as a best friend!! (love ya Mike)

My Two LITTLE Beauxs!

These are my two babies (other than Kaylee of course)! Roscoe is the black and white Papillion, and Lucky Boy is the mini Yorkie. Aren't they adorable???!!!

It has been awhile, but I'm BACK!

I received this email and it was so beautiful that I wanted to share it! Thanks Lisa B.

Read this and change your thinking......

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.
One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room's only window.
The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The men talked for hours on end.
They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, where they had been on vacation.
Every afternoon when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window.
The man in the other bed began to live for those one hour periods where his world would be broadened and enlivened by all the activity and color of the world outside.
The window overlooked a park with a lovely lake. Ducks and swans played on the water while children sailed their model boats. Young lovers walked arm in arm amidst flowers of every color and a fine view of the city skyline could be seen in the distance.
As the man by the window described all this in exquisite detail, the man on the other side of the room would close his eyes and imagine the picturesque scene.
One warm afternoon the man by the window described a parade passing by. Although the other man couldn't hear the band - he could see it. In his mind's eye as the gentleman by the window portrayed it with descriptive words.
Days and weeks passed.
One morning, the day nurse arrived to bring water for their baths only to find the lifeless body of the man by the window, who had died peacefully in his sleep.
She was saddened and called the hospital attendants to take the body away.
As soon as it seemed appropriate, the other man asked if he could be moved next to the window. The nurse was happy to make the switch, and after making sure he was comfortable, she left him alone.
Slowly, painfully, he propped himself up on one elbow to take his first look at the real world outside. He strained to slowly turn to look out the window beside the bed.

It faced a blank wall.

The man asked the nurse what could have compelled his deceased roommate who had described such wonderful things outside this window.
The nurse responded that the man was blind and could not even see the wall. She said, "Perhaps he just wanted to encourage you."

Epilogue: There is tremendous happiness in making others happy, despite our own situations. Shared grief is half the sorrow, but happiness when shared, is doubled.

If you want to feel rich, just count all the things you have that money can't buy.
"Today is a gift, that's why it is called the present."

The origin of this letter is unknown.

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