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Death and dying

The Doctors say I’m dying.  Who knows when.  The fact is it doesn,t matter because I am in God’s hands.  I had a great day yesterday and intend to do the same today.  after all I only have this moment now.  The old saying says, “eat drink and be merry for tomorrow we die.  I prefer to eat, Give to God Glory, share is message of Salvation and show to the world there isn’t any fear in dying.  Praise HIM.

eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.–Philippians 1:20

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Proverbs 13:13

13 Ignore the Word and suffer; 
honor God’s commands and grow rich. 

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I woke up this morning feeling wonderful. I am all ready for Church. My heart is filled with Joy and I am anxious to declared it. “I want the world to know I have a Savior, I want the world to know I have a Lord.”

PRAISE HIM, PRAISE HIM, PRAISE HIM

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Anniversary

On Friday April 20th I will be celebrating my one month release from the hospital into home hospice care. Through a story told by Joe Wheeler, we discovered that that, if folded incorrectly, the “promoted to Glory” flag could be read as “Promoted to Glo(w). Friends started wearing glow stick bracelets to remind themselves to pray for me. I want to thank you for all your prayers and be it known that I believe God can heal and I trust your prayers. I am not ready to Glo yet, even though I am ready to go when God wants me. Let’s light up the sky in celebration of this month. Please wear a glow bracelet on Friday and remember to pray for me.

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John 8:31-32 MSG

“Then Jesus turned to the Jews who had claimed to believe in him. “If you stick with this, living out what I tell you, you are my disciples for sure. Then you will experience for yourselves the truth, and the truth will free you.”Then you will experience for yourselves the truth, and the truth will free you.””

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http://bible.us/John8.31.MSG

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God has given me the ability to smile, rejoice and be happy during these times of sickness. I fear no evil. I weep because I don’t want to leave my family. I weep with joy because I will see my family who has gone on before me. WORD FOR TODAY: FORGIVENESS.

God, mark us with grace and blessing! Smile! The whole country will see how you work, all the godless nations see how you save. God! Let people thank and enjoy you. Let all people thank and enjoy you. Let all far-flung people become happy and shout their happiness because You judge them fair and square, you tend the far-flung peoples. God! Let people thank and enjoy you. Let all people thank and enjoy you. Earth, display your exuberance! You mark us with blessing, O God, our God. You mark us with blessing, O God. Earth’s four corners-honor him! (Psalm 67:1-7 MSG)

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Present health

I am healing from my surgery and feel very good. The doctors and hospice nurses are amazed. I get up every morning fix my breakfast take my medicine and read the paper. Today I went shopping with my Son for about 2 hrs. took a short nap check face book and Email. I have very little pain and am sleeping well. I have receive many cards, phone calls, and visits. Each contact increases my faith. I know that God is watching over me.

The reason for my happy spirit is because one day I accepted Jesus Christ as my personal Saviour from sin and He assured me he is preparing a place for me that I may dwell in His house forever… I have no fear of death.

May God blessing fill your heart.

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I am writing from my Hopice bed at home. It was discovered that I have metastatic carcinoma. It is unknown how long I have to live, but I am ready. God has bless me in so many ways. Words from two songs describe where I am and how I feel. “just think about stepping on shore and finding it heaven, of touching a hand and finding it GOD'S” best describes my hope. “We have this moment to hold in our hands. Yesterdays gone and tomorrow may never come but, we have this moment TODAY. This means I am living my life to it's fullest.

I will continue to keep you informed

The Charles Schulz Philosophy
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The following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip.

You don’t have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder on them.

Just read the e-mail straight through, and you’ll get the point. 

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world. 

2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners. 

3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant. 

4 Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize. 

5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress. 

6. Name the last decade’s worth of World Series winners.

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How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday. 

These are no second-rate achievers. 

They are the best in their fields. 

But the applause dies.. 

Awards tarnish.. 

Achievements are forgotten. 

Accolades and certificates are buried with their owners.

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Here’s another quiz. See how you do on this one:

1. List a few teachers who aided your journey through school. 

2. Name three friends who have helped you through a difficult time. 

3. Name five people who have taught you something worthwhile. 

4. Think of a few people who have made you feel appreciated and special.

5. Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.

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Easier?

The lesson: 

The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the 
most credentials, the most money…or the most awards. 

They simply are the ones who care the most

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Pass this on to those people who have either made a difference in your life, 
or whom you keep close in your heart, like I did 

‘Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today.


It’s already tomorrow in Australia !’

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Be a conquerors

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? … No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. 
Romans 8:35-39

The other path

The Other Path

Many of the characteristics of those on the wrong path involve the misuse of finances; self-love, love of money, ingratitude, lack of self-control, lack of love for what is good and love of pleasure (instead of love of God and his pleasures). The Greco-Roman culture of Paul and Timothy’s day was infected by self-love and by love of money, possessions and comfort. Some things never change. Christian ethicist David P. Gushee has this to say about the pursuit of that which doesn’t last:

Many of the goals that people pursue as the destination of their lives are completely inadequate for the task. What a tragedy, really – to think of so many people scurrying around from day to day pursuing something that just doesn’t matter!

Gushee reminds us that this kind of thinking is not new, that authors as early as Aristotle in the fourth century B.C. and Solomon in Ecclesiastes decried the folly of accumulating possessions, wealth and pleasure. Gushee says that this folly is a result of misdirected love.

If we place our fondest hopes in money and he pleasures and treasures that money can buy, our love is misdirected. One need not embrace an ascetic ethic of simplicity to ultimately recognize the futility of such a life. ‘He who dies with the most toys wins’ is one of the most cynical philosophies of life ever articulated – and one of the most foolish. That some people articulate such hopes, and that more live accordingly speaks volumes concerning the true shape of human nature. It shows that we are fully capable of blinding our eyes to the highest possibilities of our nature, even though in every generation and every culture, voices of wisdom point out the folly of choosing a lesser good when a greater one is available. However often the philosopher points out the vanity and folly of a life that seeks nothing more than physical and material pleasures, there will always be some among us who choose such a life anyway. The Christian account to this aspect of life – and here our tradition is not unique – acknowledges the value of the treasures and pleasures that a good God made available to human beings, as well as the basic human need for a decent minimum of material well-being. But the tradition has also been consistent in claiming that the relentless quest for more and more material and physical pleasures is a great trap and folly and falls short of what we should hope for if we seek wholeness in life’s journey.

As you read through today’s Scripture try reflecting on the following questions: What goals are you pursuing; by looking at your lifestyle, what would someone deduce is your greatest love; and how might you protect yourself from folly?

2 Timothy 3:1-9 NLT

You should know this, Timothy, that in the last days there will be very difficult times. For people will love only themselves and their money. They will be boastful and proud, scoffing at God, disobedient to their parents, and ungrateful. They will consider nothing sacred. They will be unloving and unforgiving; they will slander others and have no self-control. They will be cruel and hate what is good. They will betray their friends, be reckless, be puffed up with pride, and love pleasure rather than God. They will act religious, but they will reject the power that could make them godly. Stay away from people like that!
They are the kind who work their way into people’s homes and win the confidence of vulnerable women who are burdened with the guilt of sin and controlled by various desires. (Such women are forever following new teachings, but they are never able to understand the truth.) These teachers oppose the truth just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses. They have depraved minds and a counterfeit faith. But they won’t get away with this for long. Someday everyone will recognize what fools they are, just as with Jannes and Jambres.
Many astute observers have noticed that as the religious and moral heritage of the West faded in the twentieth century, the worship of materialism spread. Human beings have become consumers, soulless and manipulated by market forces, spending their Sundays shopping in secular temples of commerce rather that worshiping in the sacred cathedrals left over from a more religious age.