Monday, February 29, 2016

Happy Leap Day!

Good Morning, Dear Friends and Prayer Partners! This is the day that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it! Chilly nights, and warm, sunshiny days makes for perfect weather these days. It looks like March will come in like a lamb, since no rain is predicted for the rest of the week.

I had an interesting weekend...Fri. evening I went to Applebee's and picked up my Carside to Go dinner which I had ordered. That was the first time I had done that, but I will do it again, since it is a big change from Boston Market!

Then, Saturday, Brian went to the Saturday Morning Market downtown St. Petersburg, and brought me a jar of Thai red grape jam, home canned, and a quart of red, juicy strawberries, freshly picked and washed. So good! I already had a container of Publix strawberries, so I cut them all up, sampling as I cut, put Splenda on them and had some with my oatmeal this morning.

Brian took me to lunch at Harvey's on 4th St. Sat., after he finished with my check book. We had to wait about 15 minutes for a table, as they were unexpectedly busy. Because it was fan day at the Trop for the Rays and it was such a beautiful day, I think that may have accounted for the crowd. Anyway, I had a Reuben sandwich which was very good, and Brian had a grouper sandwich, which Harvey's is famous for.. I would have had one, but I am staying away from fish these days, as I have unhappy results from eating it.

Then yesterday, I listened to another powerful sermon from Pastor Kevin, and some good worship singing, and was pleased and surprised to see Allen Dean, Steve's twin, visiting . I had not seen him in years, so I had to give him a hug. So all three of the Dean boys were together. I know Phyllis's heart was overflowing! (their Mom).

Then, to cap off the weekend, I had a long phone conversation with one of my dearest old friends! She called from Indiana, and we had such a good time catching up!  She's one of the friends that no matter how long you are apart, you can take up right where you left off as if no time has passed!  God is so good!

From the Promise Bible NLT:

John 14:6-Philip said, "Lord, show us the Father
and we will be satisfied."
Jesus replied, "Philip, don't you even yet know who
I am, even after all the time I have been with you?
Anyone who has ever seen me, has seen the Father!
So why are you asking to see him? Don't you believe
that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? Or at
least believe because of what you have seen me do.
The truth is, anyone who believes in me, will do the
same works I have done, and even greater works because
I am going to be with the Father. You may ask for any-
thing in my name and I will do it , because the work of
the Son brings glory to the Father. Yes, ask anything
in my name and I will do it."

I always give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers with thanksgiving, joy and love!

Love and hugs,