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Jennifer Jo Weiss

Blog posts November 2006

What a Difference a Day Can Make

Our Extended Family- Trip to IndianaOur trip to my sister's was a great time!  We had great food, fabulous fellowship, and most importantly we worked for the Lord.  There's no better vacation to have than that!  My sister and her husband are senior pastors at a church in India…

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Baking For Thanksgiving Well, it seems we're all ready for the holiday to come!  We're looking forward to spending time with family.  Have a blessed holiday!   Happy Thanksgiving to all my friends and family!           &n…

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Making a List and Checking it Twice

  Today, amidst all the baking and rushing around, I wanted to stop and give thanks to the Lord.  I am an avid list maker... I probably make lists of things every day; chores, grocery items, etc.   I probably have 3-4 lists going at any given time.    But today I want to list my most cherished bless…

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Let the Countdown to Christmas Begin!

Gingerbread Houses are a tradition in this family.  We make our small ones with graham crackers!  We occasionally make large ones with real gingerbread.  YUM! Only 35 days 'till Christmas! Whew!  What a busy weekend.  Christmas play…

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Saturday Surprises

My Saturday Surprises began with finding out I am able to upload pictures again!!  YEAH! So... UPDATE ON LITTLE BLUE The Little Blue Car For those keeping track of my journal, here is a picture of the little blue car.  For those of you who have no idea what I am talking about…

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Friday Food for Thought

Last night while watching the evening news, I was alerted to the fact that President Bush is in Vietnam as we speak.  Perhaps that is one of the reasons why I felt an alert to pray on Monday for Vietnam and the Vietnamese people.  Veteran's Day also spoke to me, as some politicians view the war in I…

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Jehovah Jireh and The Little Blue Car

Have you ever had a need in your life that the Lord made provision for?  The Word calls Him Jehovah Jireh (Our Provider)!  When God gives you something, it usually defies human explanation; He works in a way that only HE can.  Such as today's story from the Big Weiss Family: …

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Thanks, Veterans!


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The Inclusiveness of Christ

A Vote for Righteousness is Not a Vote Wasted

Vote 2006

   Today's the day to get out and vote!!  I don't think any of us will miss the political ads on TV!  It's been a mudslinger here in the Show Me State! My husband and I voted early this morning so we could avoid the "after work" rush that seems to hit around dinner …

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Junior Bible Quiz How many of you out there are busy, busy, busy this time of year?   It seems like from the time October hits around here until the beginning of the new year, we are just swamped with activities.  One of my favorite activities for the children is Junior B…

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Wearing Those Big Daddy Jeans

Levi and Zeke Wearing Daddy's Jeans   When we were getting ready for bed last night, Thing 1 and Thing 2 decided that it would be fun to get my husband's pants on.  They pulled on the jeans, then they jumped up on the bed with the dog and started dancing around in front of the …

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Thinking Outside the (Life) Box

This morning, following our Bible discussion and prayer time, the kids began a lengthy dialogue that started with the opened-ended statement, "Somewhere in the world right now..."   Some answers were profound, some were silly, but all got us to thinking how much we needed to pray for others even if …

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