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Jennifer Jo Weiss

Blog posts March 2008

Something Fun for the Kids

We’ve been looking forward to going to the zoo this week during our Spring Break.  I thought we would make it there yesterday, but among the dental and doctor appointments (3 different ones) we just didn’t have the time to do it.  Today isn’t working out much better because it’s supposed to ra…

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Spring Break Begins!!!

"The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the POWER of God!"  1 Corinthians 1:18"But you will receive POWER when the Holy Spirit comes on you..."  Acts 1:8aTo those who look at the cross, some may only see defeat; a pla…

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Easter 2008

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Good Friday 2008

"But God shows and clearly proves His [own] love for us by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) died for us."  Romans 5:8 (Amplified)On Palm Sunday, the crowds shouted His praise.  By today, Good Friday, they demanded His death.  Th…

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My, What Big Eyes You Have!

"For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous..." 1 Peter 3:12aI turned around the other day to see Levi looking a bit odd…  He's saying below, "I come in peace...take me to your leader!", as if he were some sort of alien. Remember when Red Riding Hood said to the wolf in Granny's cl…

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Spring Break - What Can You Do????

"For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven."  Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NLT) For many parents, this week marks Spring Break from school.  Might I suggest a pair of ear plugs to drown out the "Mom, I'm bored!"  Our vacation starts next week, but I am sur…

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St. Patrick's Day 2008

Top of the afternoon to 'ya!  Happy St. Patrick's Day (or St. Patty's or St. Patricia's) if you are in MY family.   Hope you had a wonderful weekend and Palm Sunday.  Easter will be here before 'ye know it!We've had a wee bit of rain here today, which puts a bit of a damper on…

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When We're in God's Hands

My friend, Becky, said this song really spoke to her recently.  After hearing it, I thought it would mean a lot to others of you out there.  It's a great reminder to all of us that there is no place better to be than in God's hands; be through the act of salvation, in regard to our personal lives, o…

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Spring Makes Us Come Alive!

"You heavens above, rain down righteousness; let the clouds shower it down.        Let the earth open wide,        let salvation SPRING up,        let righteousness grow with it;    …

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Sprouting Seeds, Breakthrough to Victory

"Come back to the place of safety, all you prisoners who still have hope! I promise this very day that I will repay two blessings for each of your troubles.”  Zechariah 9:12 In the past week, I have talked with several friends via e-mail about various struggles they are going th…

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The Legacy of an "Aaron"

When you think of the great men and women of faith in the Bible, do you think about Aaron?   Who was Aaron?  Aaron was the elder brother of Moses; sons of Jochebed.  He was in the ancestry line of the Levites (also known as the priests). 

When I think of an "Aaron" I think of a "team-player", o…

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Oh, BEANS!

What comes to your mind when I say, "BEANS"?   Beans, beans the musical fruit; the more you eat the more you... OR maybe when we were kids and exclaimed in excitement, "COOL BEANS"!  Maybe you think about the crazy art your kids brought home from Sunday school with beans glued…

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Whew, Is Anyone Else Tired?; JBQ, and Whatever Else...

I don't know if it was the time change or what, but I am extremely tired this morning!  (YAWN) 

I'll try my best to put a little something together here, starting with the verse on my mind....

"I have tried hard to find you— don’t let me wander from your commands.   I have hidden your word…

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Final JBQ Match

We're off today to our final JBQ match.  It's the final one of the season for the Kansas City Section and the last quiz day for Celeste.  We are so proud of all the kids from our church, the volunteers, coaches, etc. who put so much emphasis, time, and dedication into learning God's word.   I'll hav…

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Headliners; All That's Making News in the Big Weiss Family

THE TOOTH FAIRY VISITS AGAIN!Above:  Tooth Fairy Pillow (complete with a little pocket for the tooth) we inherited from Grandma Weiss (who also made it) and a silly book from our personal library, "Lizzie and the Tooth Fairy".  I bought that book at the Scholastic book sale day whe…

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Mouse-n-Around

A friend of ours gave us some authentic Mickey Mouse ears a few years ago, and we put them on Shad last night.  Celeste thought he was so cute, she took a few pictures.....  That got me thinking about mice and some related stories...Last year, some neighbors of ours moved out and r…

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