Week 14 ~ New Season ~ New Blessings!!

After last summer’s worse drought in Texas history and a ‘second quick’ winter we have been so blessed! We have had wonderful soaking rains that have filled our dry lakes, renewed our lands and refreshed everything in sight! Last Saturday we (my DH and I) went driving down to Ennis, Texas to the Ennis Bluebonnet Trails (roads that twist and turn for about 25 miles just east of Ennis)! It was the most beautiful sight and just the beginning! Not even ‘full bloom’ season yet! So…I thought I would share some of that beauty with you!

We Texans are very proud of our State and especially the beauty of our Texas Bluebonnets! God is so good! Hope you all enjoy! 🙂

Love and Blessings,

~ Judy ♡ ~

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Week 13 ~ I Am Thankful

I am thankful that each day is a new day! Yesterday and it’s challenges and temptations is gone! Tomorrow you can’t do anything about so don’t worry and fret about it! Today is here, so make the most out of it and count each blessing! Don’t look back and don’t look ahead! Today is the day for accomplishments, successes and triumphs!

Remember, yesterday is gone! Tomorrow never comes! There is only Today!

Have an abundantly blessed one too!

Love and Blessings,

~ Judy ♡ ~


Week 12 ~ A Little Green

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to one and all!

Love and Blessings,

~ Judy ♡ ~


~ A Mother’s Love ~

A mother carries, nourishes, cradles and protects her child inside of her until he/she is ready to come into this world. A mother’s love is the next thing to God’s love ~ unconditional love! She is your mother, your best friend, your teacher, your protector, the one who shows you God’s love through her actions, words and teachings. She will make sacrifices for you! She will be strong, wise, compassionate, gentle, loving and full of laughter! She disciplines you when you need it, to see that you grow up and mature into a righteous Child of God. A mother’s love is unending and carries on into Eternity!

God Bless all who are mothers, who have mothers and whose mothers are sitting at The Throne of God, still loving you and praying for you!

Love and Blessings,

~ Judy ♡ ~


Week 11 ~ Signs of Spring

These are a few signs of Spring from one of my favorite of all places on earth…’God’s Little Bit of Heaven in Texas’, Clark Gardens!

Have an abundantly Blessed Day!

Love and Blessings,

~ Judy ♡ ~


Week 10 ~ A Very Close, Personal Friendship

As God Sees, So Are We To See

“…If you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.” Matthew 17:20 “For with God nothing shall be impossible.” Luke 1:37
Notice that God speaks of us the same way that He speaks about Himself: nothing shall be impossible. The “faith potential” for us is the same as it is for God. Meditate on these Scriptures and see how the Holy Spirit speaks to you about your situations in life.
Scripture reading: Hebrews 11:6 (Pastor Nick’s Daily Dose)

Can I Really Know God?

“And this is life eternal, that they might know Thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, Whom Thou hast sent.” John 17:3

The Bible teaches us in both testaments that God wants to be known by His children. How is it that so many of us as God’s people have missed that. We have been told and said things like, “You never know what God’s gonna do.” And really my brothers and sisters, that is just not the truth. In the above Scripture, Jesus gives us the Father’s definition of eternal life: that we might know Him and Jesus Whom He sent. We can know God in the same way that we can know any one else who is alive. The same way in which we would get to know another person is the same way that we go about getting to know Almighty God.
Scripture reading: Philippians 3:10; Hosea 6:3; Hebrews 8:10-11 (Pastor Nick’s Daily Dose)

Stop, think and take in these 2 scriptures! Sometimes we depend too much on God to do the impossible FOR us! That is not what the Word of God says! It is saying that with faith WE can do the impossible WITH Him! This is why we need to get to know Him personally, first name basis, best friend relationship! Jesus/God/Holy Spirit dwells IN us…24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! He’s not ‘way off’ somewhere…He knows every thing we think, every thing we do, every thing we say! He has plans for us and none of them include defeat!

We all need our regular ‘prayer time’ ~ a certain time set aside to pray to our Father, but what we really need to do is to talk to Him all day long! No formal prayers, but just plain, everyday talk as you do with a very close friend! You don’t even have to pick up a phone or send an email or text…just open your mouth! This is what He wants from us! He loves us enough to have sacrificed His life for us!

Today, start talking to Him and listening to what He tells you! Why, He even speaks Texan! When you find this relationship with your Daddy, you will walk in the ‘peace that passes all understanding’ and you will find that ‘when you speak to the mountain it will move’ and ‘that nothing is impossible’!

Have an abundantly blessed day talking to Your Best Friend ~ Jesus!

Love and Blessings,

~ Judy ♡ ~


Week 9 ~ What is Beauty?

Today there is so much emphasis on how we ‘look’! Are we thin enough? Are we a size 0? Do we look young enough? And the ridiculous, stupid, unrealistic list goes on and on!

Now if God wanted all of us to be the same size, same weight, same height, etc, He would have created us that way! I am tired of girls/women so thin that they look like a skeleton and as for plastic surgery…well there is a reason it is called plastic surgery! Yes, we have become a Nation of obesity and that needs to come to an end, but we certainly don’t need to become a Nation of plastic skeletons walking around!

What has happened to us? Well, in case you don’t know it, satan comes to steal, kill and destroy! And he uses all kinds of ways that are ‘enticing’, ‘fun’ and ‘pleasing’ to our natural selves! Years ago you very seldom saw an obese person outside of a ‘freak show’ at the carnival. Then came more and more of ‘unhealthy’ foods that we flocked to because they tasted so good! The next step was to supersize all the servings! Next to top everything off, came things such as remote controls so you didn’t have to get up to change channels or adjust volumes, computers, etc., etc ~ anything to make us more sedentary!

satan ( I realize I did not capitalize ‘satan’ but I never do!) is very sly! All of these ‘wonderful’ things changed our way of living, our health and our attitudes. Next the world becomes obsessed with ‘looks’! My mother had 2 favorite ‘sayings’ when I was growing up! #1 was, “Beauty is only skin deep” and #2 was, “Pretty is as pretty does“! These are very simple sayings, but oh, so true!

Beauty is not about the outer you! It is about the real you…the inner you! The real you is the spirit you! The outer you is your housing, which will grow old, wrinkle and one day die. Oh, we have to take care of the outer you by living a clean, healthy, active life or it will be destroyed prematurely, but the inner you is what God sees and what others truly see! Your spirit never ages, it matures, and it is what lives for all eternity! So today, let your beauty…the real you…shine through for all to see!

Have a wonderful, healthy, happy day Supersized with love and the Beauty of the real you!

Love and Blessings,

~Judy ♡ ~