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Jennifer Jo Weiss

Blog posts January 2008

The Thinker

Shad is now officially 5 months old.    I can't even believe it when the words pass off my lips!   How can it be???  Didn't I just have him a few weeks ago?  Boo-hoo. 

We caught today's shot during an afternoon cat nap.  It was so cute that I just had to share it will my friends!  Since I lov…

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Pine Wood Derby 2008

This past Saturday, our kids participated in our Kansas City Sectional Pine Wood Derby.   Grandpa took them out to the derby because I had to stay home and tend to Zeke and Shad.  Thanks Grandpa!
They had a great time seeing friends and familiar faces from other churches in the area and they broug…

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A Little Down in the Mouth

You could say that Tuesday left me a little "down in the mouth" as I spent five hours at two different dental offices dealing with a toothache in Zeke's mouth.  He had been complaining about a certain tooth hurting since he was on antibiotics a few weeks ago and Monday night it all came…

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In Sickness and in Health

Remember that part in wedding vows where you declare to love, honor, and cherish in sickness and in health?  I'm beginning to think that it's included for the sake of the children you would possibly bear later in the marriage and not only the spouse.  

If there's one thing that parents face a lot…

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Keep an Eye on That Pink Eye

You'll have to forgive me if you're a frequent reader of my blogs!  I've been one busy Mommy taking care of a house full of sick kids.  It seems like we've had one thing or another since the beginning of the year, but nothing has stacked up to recent events stemming from last Sunday.

Evidently, the…

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Lessons About Christianity

1 Peter 3:15 (Contemporary English Version)

"Honor Christ and let him be the Lord of your life.

   Always be ready to give an answer when someone asks you about your hope."

Over the past few months, I have received requests to share the story of Jesus on my blog or at the very least, th…

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Look Who is Sitting

"But the godly will flourish like palm trees and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon."   Psalm 92:12Daddy sat him up on the couch last week and presto, he sat up just like a pro.  He is 19 weeks.Getting big!Now he wants to sit up more than lie back.  He stops the swing…

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Slow Down and Fast

You may have been wondering where I have been for a week now...well we were fasting.  Our family decided that we all would fast (in various forms) along with our church.  The week was very peaceful and I feel like it served its least in our family.  Fasting is something that I make a pr…

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Making a Prayer List for 2008

Want more peace in 2008?  Consider making diligent prayer a focus!

Philippians 4:6-8 (New Living Translation)

 6 Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. 7 Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything…

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Boys and Their Toys

It doesn't seem to matter if the boys in your house are big or small, they all love their toys. 

The house seems to bustle with activity from sun up to bed time.  Boys are especially active and if you have them in your house, you know what I mean.  They just ooze energy and need to be doing somethi…

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Hitting the Ground Running

 From the time my feet hit the floor this morning, I felt like I was in a marathon race to complete the tasks ahead on this beautiful Wednesday.  Plus, with it being a Wednesday, I have a strict time guide I have to follow in order to be able to get everything done before church tonight.  That's wha…

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Starting a New Year

After staying up late to watch the ball drop in NYC, everyone woke up at our house late and tired. The day has seemed to drag along in like fashion!  I had to get out to the grocery store to pick up some bread, milk, etc. and the temperatures are freezing cold today.  Silly me, I decided to go to th…

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