Happy Father’s Day To My Dear Sweet Dad

youngdad My dad was undeniably one of a kind. He ALWAYS went out of his way to spend time with me, teach me, console me, make me laugh, and raise me the best way he knew how.

Dad was indeed a profoundly special person in my life; I loved him dearly! I will miss him again this Father’s Day as usual.

Below are 12 things about my dad that made up his character 🙂

 


Dad was a perfectionist
Dad was a quiet man
Dad was tender hearted, and cried easily
Dad was consistently trying to make people laugh
Dad was quite shy; that is where I get my shyness 😉
Dad was not confident
Dad took extra care of himself
Dad always fought his inner deamons – depression and anxiety
Dad was a family man; when he felt good
Dad loved God
Dad loved me =)
Dad was loved (and is) loved by many

I searched this world over and could not find a better dad than MY dad! I got the best!

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Below are a few quotes I found that touched my heart

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again
– Enid Bagnold

Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a dad. <3
– Anne Geddes

Fathers, be good to your daughters. You are the god and the weight of her world.
– John Mayor

From:
http://quotations.about.com/

Graphic:
http://www.fathersday-2014.net/

~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ LOVE AND MISS YOU DAD! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~
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12 Prayers For Tuesday and More – From My iPad

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Good Tuesday morning to you! 🙂

Starting out with 12 Prayers for Tuesday – These are taken from my iPad (the daily prayers app) Absolutely love it! <3

 

 

Holy Spirit, thank You for living in me.

Dear Lord, help me to find happiness in forgetting myself and in trying to bring help and happiness to others.

Thank You, God, for all that You are and for the blessings that fill every moment of every day.

Dear Lord, thank You for all the positive influencers in my life today.

Dear Lord, I thank You for the gift of faith.

Lord, help my life to be well and whole, secure in the midst of danger.

Dear Lord, help me to understand that difficult times can make me stronger in the end, even though it may not always be easy to see.

Thank You, Lord for loving me so completely.

O Jesus, the Friend of the little children, bless and protect all the children of the world.

God in heaven, hear my prayer, keep me in Thy loving care. Be my guide in all I do, Bless all those who love me too.

Dear Lord, thank You for forgiving me of my sins and giving me eternal life.

Dear Lord, I pray today that You help me to control my thoughts. Help me to not think any evil towards anyone or anything.

Amen… 🙂

From The Bible

Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you again and supply what is lacking in your faith.

1 Thessalonians 3:10

As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.
These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

John 15:9-11

Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.

Mark 14:38

Prayer Quotes

(From http://www.searchquotes.com/)

He who interrupts the course of his spiritual exercises and prayer is like a man who allows a bird to escape from his hand; he can hardly catch it again. ~~ St John Of The Cross

Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are? ~~ Martin Luther

Have a great week!

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Bible Scriptures For The Week 10-31 Through 11-7

As I open up my Bible this morning, I opened it up to:

Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer

Luke 11: Verses 1-4

1 And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.

2 And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.

3 Give us day by day our daily bread.

4 And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Matthew 6:9-13 The Lord’s Prayer – King James Version

Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

The New English Version

Our Father in Heaven, Hallowed be your Name, Your kingdom come, Your will be done,
On earth as in Heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins As we forgive those Who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation But deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, And the glory are yours Now and forever. Amen.

I will always be sharing scriptures with you from the King James version. 🙂

This week I’m seeking comfort through the Word and prayer…

Isaiah 40:1-9

Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished , that her iniquity is pardoned : for she hath received of the LORD’S hand double for all her sins.

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be exalted , and every mountain and hill shall be made low : and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain: And the glory of the LORD shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

The voice said , Cry . And he said, What shall I cry ? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field: The grass withereth , the flower fadeth : because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass. The grass withereth , the flower fadeth : but the word of our God shall stand for ever. O Zion, that bringest good tidings , get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidingtidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up , be not afraid ; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!

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I found the following scriptures quite powerful and comforting. If we ourselves are comforted of and by God, how much more that we can comfort our children, brothers, sisters and spouses? 🙂

2 Corinthians Chaper 1: 1-4

1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:
2 Grace be to you and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
3 Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;
4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

Please feel free to share any scriptures with us that you find comforting. 🙂