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Blustery Pooh Bear thoughts

My it's a blustery day outside! All this wooshing wind, leaves and garbage cans reminds me of a picture of Winnie the Pooh and Piglet walking hand in hand on such a day as today. Memories of Winnie the Pooh bring a smile to my face. There are so many childhood and 'mommy' memories that come together in that hundred acre wood. Here are some of my favorite quotes from that fluffy old bear and his friends. I hope they make you smile, so put on a tea kettle and get settled in for this Pooh-Bear blustery and somewhat sentimental day. PS. Don't forget the honey, P-P-P- please. Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it. -- Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A. A. Milne Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering. -- Piglet, Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A. A. Milne I am a Bear o

Gifts we have to give

So often people will think of the areas of life that they fall short or what may need some improvement. I think there is some wisdom in knowing where we need some work as humans, but I also feel it is equally important to learn, foster and use the gifts each one of us are instilled with. So here is the challenge or question that I'd like to present: "What gift(s) has God given to you that can be used in the care and ministry of loving others?" How have you seen that gift used in the past? How would you like to use it? If you dream big and I dream big together - how could God work in that big pool of gifts in the lives of others??? Let's share our gifts today and dream of what they can accomplish for God's purpose! 1 Peter 4:8-10 (New International Version) 8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serv

SWB: I'll be your water

Sometimes our bread is as simple as a cup of water given or received in the name of G-d. Where did you receive and give refreshment this week? Words and music by Keb M o... Do you ever get worried And your load is hard to bear And your life is like a sad sad story No one nobody really cares But if you ever need someone to talk to And if you ever need a helping hand I'll be your ship out on the ocean I'll be your water in the desert sand I've been there I've felt like you do Feelin' like winter would never turn to spring And everybody I know has got problems But there's a solution to everything And if you ever need someone to talk to And if you ever need a helping hand I'll be your ship out on the ocean I'll be your water in the desert sand And after you've found your way You won't owe me nothin' 'Cause you're gonna know that your well Will never run dry, never run dry If you ever need someone to talk to And if you ever need