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Wow, I believe fall has definitely arrived. It’s time to get out the coats and try to stay warm. It is always hard trying to adjust to such a change in temperature, but we love it when the change is from 30 degrees to 60. We humans are so hard to please. Some like winter, some spring, and others like me like it really warm as the people at church will tell you. I guess that’s why God made all the different ranges in temperatures, so we would all be happy with the temperature, or at least part of the time.
I know the men in this area like this time of year because they start thinking of deer hunting. Our preacher, Donald, even went out and was looking around the deer woods and thinking back to his kids and grandkids, and that’s where he got his sermon for us from God. Did you ever think about how dangerous it is for you deer hunters to be up in that deer stand 30 feet up in the air without your harness on to keep you safe in case you slip and fall? That’s just like living your life without Jesus. If you slip, you’re lost and there’s no hope, but with Jesus in your heart, He is your safety harness. For you see Jesus is always there to keep you and will be there forever.
We had a big group of our teenage boys at church Sunday. It was good to see them. We were still missing several.
I heard that Jolly, and Tina’s family and Larry and Wanda’s family all went to Farm Fest. Tina said she thought everyone went but us.
Jon Mitchell said that Lindsey got some good news from this doctor she went to this week, but still waiting for some more test results. A sweet lady from our church, Tonya Nelson, is having surgery. We wish a speedy recovery for her and Alice Nelson is home from the hospital and starting her healing process. We still have a large prayer list for you to pray for when you pray.
Sunday night Donald preached on the importance of prayer. There is a wonderful song I heard on the radio, I’m not sure of the title, but it’s something about “teach me to pray like mama.” I tell you if everyone prayed like mothers or even if kids knew how much their mothers prayed for them, things might start changing for the better a lot faster. I know there is a lot of saved people out there just because of a mother’s prayer. As a mother, I think it goes along as part of a mother’s labor of love.
Speaking of love, on Oct. 15, that is a Friday night, that wonderful subject is going to be taught at our church beginning at 7:30. I hope to see all our kids there. We even need a few adults. Now teenagers this is especially for you, so don’t think this is something that you are too old to attend.
I went and saw my mother, Willene, at the nursing home Friday afternoon and showed her our vacation pictures. She is doing well, having a hard time finding anyone to play games with her. She gave me a pear off of a tree there. We share a love of fruit, ice cream and she is the one who prayed for me, I appreciate you mom, for sharing your love of God. Take time this week to share God with someone you love and thank someone for praying for you.
Until next week, stay warm and keep smiling.