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I hope everyone remembered to tell their grandparents how much they loved them this past weekend. It was Grandparent’s Day Sunday. I don’t know about you, but any day is a good day to hear that someone loves you. God tells us we are supposed to love our neighbor, but sometimes I think we get so busy with life that we city people don’t even know their neighbors. I think that is really sad. Well, that’s a discussion for another time, back to grandparents. Plainview School had a great program they put on in honor of grandparents and a lot of our kids from our church go to school, or know someone who goes to school there. It’s so good to see so many of our church kids sing. We always have a fairly good size group of kids sing for our youth group at church and Esther Johnson has been playing for them. Jon Mitchell was back this Sunday to help lead in songs. We had sure missed him, while he had been visiting other churches. Donald asked us this morning if God was number one in our lives. When you think about it that is the first commandment, but sometimes we let other things come before God. How much better our Christian life would be if we keep God first?
We had two birthdays this week, Levi Johnson and Irene Swearengin. Irene had her granddaughter, Alexis, with her at church and Shawn and Miranda came to eat lunch. Dustin, Tina, and the kids came down later in the afternoon and joined them.
Some of our church kids were in a car wreck this week. They are okay but have a few scratches. God was watching over them, but we need to always keep our youth in our prayers. Alice’s granddaughter, Anna, is in the hospital and she needs a special prayer. We have what we call a prayer board up at church and it is full of names. We don’t have to know what they are in need of, God knows. That’s what is happening here on our mountain so until next time, remember to give praise to God this week for He is good and tell someone they are loved.