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Jennifer Jo Weiss

Blog posts April 2009

Life for Rent

*****Going along with yesterday's topics on "renting",  today- let's talk about when our life is for rent.***The Bible speaks about our hearts and lives being like a house. The house really is the metaphor for life - as experts would tell you.  Going along with this metaphor, …

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A Parable

A Parable:There was once a young man who decided to rent a house.  He scoured the papers until he found the one that he decided would suit his needs.  He knew right where the property was and he immediately picked up the phone and dialed the number to reach the land lord who owned …

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Dream Big Dreams

I went to church on Sunday hoping and expecting to hear from the Lord.  I had some specific prayers this past week that dealt with where my family and I are headed.    There are some certain projects in particular that I needed confirmation giving insight on what to do.  What the speaker said really…

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Save the Date - Prayer Request for 5/7/09

Many of you know that my dad was having a surgical consult today for doing the bypass on his left leg.  His surgery is scheduled for May 7th at 7am.   Later this week, he'll have to go in for some pre-op tests (lab work, chest x-ray, etc)   Even though it's still a wait, at least we have a definite …

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Knowing Sorrow

"He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not."   Isaiah 53:3Knowing sorrow and being acquainted with grief are something we can all expect in life - even Jesus was!&nb…

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Jehovah-Rapha; God Who Heals!

Sitting in a number of hospital waiting rooms recently has alerted me to the fact that sickness and disease are everywhere.  It's almost like they have been "unleashed" across this nation...and world. One encounter in an ER waiting room area has been seared into my mind and I woke up thinking about …

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Numbering Our Days

"So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom."  Psalm 90:12 This morning,  I am pondering how quickly time passes.  Has anyone else noticed this or is it just ME?     I was starting to go through my kids clothes for the spring a…

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I Have Learned to Be Content; Greater Things are Still to Be Done!

"Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content."  Philippians 4:10    (one of my favorite verses!)On the Way Back to Kansas City from Ohio....A lot of things were going through my head as I traveled back from Oh…

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Finally "Facing"

Wanna be friends?  I am finally on Facebook! My family talked me into it while I was home.  I hope it's an easier way to keep in touch.  So if you have Facebook, be sure to look for me.   You can find me at Jenni Gadfield Weiss!  Blessings!

Half Way There

Doing the second leg of the trip back to Kansas City today.  My husband and two more of my boys arrived around 2am to come to pick us up. they are sleeping now, but I was up bright and early!   We will leave my sister Sharon's house sometime before lunch and head the rest of the way home.

 I have …

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On My Way Home

I am finally on my way home to Kansas City.  Shad and I arrived in Indiana earlier this afternoon with my Dad and sister.  After 2 weeks of waiting around for Dad to have surgery on his legs, we were given the okay to bring him to Indiana for the surgeries.  He will require 3 surgeries in all; both …

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With Love From Ohio

Well, as you may have guessed, I am still in Ohio.  Pete returned home with our kids shortly after the funeral, but I was needed here to help dad with his business along with my older sister, Sharon.  So, I stayed on thinking that I would only be here another week or so.  But wait... there's more!  …

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