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Jennifer Jo Weiss

Blog posts January 2009

Friday - Feels Like the Flu

It's good to see that whatever was setting off the alarms on my journal has been fixed.  Thanks to all of you who sent me emails letting me know that you could/couldn't see my blog.   I appreciate it!  I'm just happy to know it's been taken care of!

Thanks also for the well wishes and prayers for…

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Quotes for Today

Prayer ardent opens heaven. - Edward YoungTrouble and perplexity drive me to prayer, and prayer drives away perplexity and trouble!-Melanchthon

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Are My Blogs Alarming?

My sister informed me that my blogs over the past few days were setting off alerts.  I was wondering if this was happening for all my readers, or if it is a glitch with our anti-virus programs, etc!?   As you may have noticed, I have been sick in bed with the flu and I am just now getting up and aro…

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Out with the Flu

Out with the flu.  Be back soon!  Pray for us. 

Life Rights Become Weakened This Weekend

There was finally a proper link on You Tube with the commercial I had blogged about earlier this week.   I am adding it again today because the issue of LIFE remains at the forefront of many of our minds; not only because of the change of the administration our our nation, but also because the whole…

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Everyone Has a Right to Life

"We're saving lives here.  It may be someone else's or it may be your own.""Because everyone has a right to a full, long life"Were these the words spoken at a pro-life rally?  No.  These comments/slogans were used at a very popular walk event for disease awareness.  …

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He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

As the Family Research Council has quoted.. ."24 Hours - A World of Difference"!   From the immediate threat to the unborn and family values, proposed nationalization of the US banks (with a 3-4 Trillion dollar bail out where the government would then control the money), or to the order to close GIT…

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National Prayer

In the tradition of our first President, George Washington, our new President will be attending a National Prayer Service at the National Cathedral this morning in Washington D.C.  I am praying for an anointing on that prayer service and genuine sincerity of heart on behalf of America's top leaders …

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Inauguration Day 2009

"While the storm clouds gather far across the sea, Let us swear allegiance to a land that's free, Let us all be grateful for a land so fair, As we raise our voices in a solemn prayer. " God Bless America, Land that I love. Stand beside her, and guide her Through the night with a light…

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The Dream for Equality

On this momentous day celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,  I have been thinking about something that brings the term "equality" down to where I live.   Of the people most oppressed in today's society, none has found more injustice than the unborn.    

4,000 children die to the …

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SOHL (Sanctity of Human Life)

Please remember that 1/18 is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday.  Encourage your church to display fliers, posters, use bulletin inserts, pray - whatever you can - to show your support for Human Life.


"Nothing stamped with the Divine image and likeness was sent into the world to be trodden on..."

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Truth or Consequences

When we were kids, we used to play the old game,  "Truth or Consequences" (or as some call it: Truth or Dare).   It was a favorite game at slumber parties I attended back in the 1980's.  I know that dates me a little bit!  The game consists of being asked to choose between having to tell the truth a…

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"He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted."  Job 5:9I have been thinking/studying about miracles over the past few weeks.  What do you think of when you hear the word "miracles"?  Our definition of what actually is a miracle and what is not …

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Bible Study Night

We got together with some friends last night to start the six week study that compliments the Fireproof movie.  The evening started with dinner (provided by the host family) and then the study came after.  There was a lot of laughing and excessive talking (and possibly too much information)!  The ni…

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Pray for Our New President

A week from tomorrow, we will be swearing in a new President of the United States.  Many of us are praying for the inauguration and for the nation and we need to continue to do so.   My prayer buddy, Ann, forwarded this on to me and I thought it was so excellent that we all needed to see it.


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Know Who Holds the Future

"Never be afraid to trust and unknown future to a known God." - Corrie ten BoomThe Lord has been speaking to me this morning about people who have fear of the future... and when I speak of future I am not speaking about  some far off, distant day, but rather the future that is as cl…

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3 Thoughts on Prayer

Necessity teaches us to pray.   - German ProverbPrayer is not to change God, but to change us. - Charles FinneyPrayer is the voice of faith.  - HorneLord, May we always come to you first when we find ourselves in need.  Help us to find that you are our greatest advocate i…

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The Greatest is Love

"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love."  1 Corinthians 13:13In the past few days,  I have been writing about key issues that will strengthen our Christian walk for the hours ahead.  The first two I mentioned were faith and hope.&n…

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"Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD." Psalm 31:24A few days ago, I posted about the topic of faith.  In our ever changing times, there is a great need of faith like never before.  Hebrews 11:1 says, "Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of wh…

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A Doggy for a Day

Sometime the greatest lessons we learn in life come from the oddest of catalysts.  Take for instance, a basset hound dog!

In my lifetime, I have been blessed to be the owner of three basset hounds.  My first basset was an AKC Registered full blood named "Sir Nicholas of Apple Hills".  I called him "…

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