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Do you ever feel STUCK? In 2000, I began looking for answers to some tough questions in my life. I'd searched high & low and finally conceded to search the promises found in the Bible. Those promises have sustained & guided me through the loss of a parent, the struggle with anxiety & depression, the loss of a valued relationship and so much more! I've found joy amid the pain. And, I want to share it with you!

15 October 2012

Crazy Combo's! - 31 DAYS OF CRAZY - 15 October 2012

What do the following three things have in common?  What goes into making a great combo?
Thanks Deanna, Ruthanne & Jessica!!
What DO they have in common?  
  1. They are crammed in to my totally cool handmade basket.
  2. They are all rather circular in shape & form.
  3. They all contain (or are) a dairy product.
  4. They are all delicious and, for the most part, nutritious. 
  5. They are all birthday gifts for me from friends who KNOW me pretty well...
  6. And, they all make me smile :)
My sweet daughter delivered 2 containers of ice cream (coffee & butter pecan, my favorites) the night of my birthday.  Earlier that evening a dear friend gave me TWO 1-pound bags of M&M's.  I love those.  And, then my sweet neighbor friend, Ruthanne, gave me a half dozen FARM FRESH EGGS!!!  (From the hen house of Lillie. Louisa, Lavern, Lucille & Lydia)

Both happiness & joy come in different sizes & shapes. Sometimes happiness comes because you're reminded of a simpler day.  Sometimes joy comes from the HOPE you hold for a better tomorrow than what you are experiencing today.  Both happiness & joy are important to a healthy life.  So, don't limit what makes you smile to what others think is valuable. Choose your own crazy combo's & share your smile with the world!  

His Words
(got this idea from Chase Tibbs' blog)
  • "Give me happiness, O Lord, for I give myself to you." Psalm 86:4 NLT
  • "Make me walk along the path of your commands, for that is where my happiness is found." Psalm 119:35 NLT
  • "The hopes of the godly result in happiness, but the expectations of the wicked come to nothing." Proverbs 10:28
  • "Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete." John 16:24 NLT

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  1. This sure is a favorite of ours. Yummy! Love these on a lazy summer afternoon.

  2. Yay for people that know you well. Eggs for your birthday? Love it! Great post of things you like!

  3. Very cute! Candy always brightens my day too. :)

  4. Thanks friends for reading... and for commenting :) Recovering Church Lady, if you click on the active link of the hen's names, you can read a short post about the "near death" of those hens recently. However... they've been redeemed :) Smiles, happiness & joy to each of you!!