~~~AS FEBUARY 2016,ENDS~~~


Hello friends, how are you and yours? In as much,as winter is one of my favorite seasons, I can honestly say,I cannot wait for spring to arrive…At times I’m sad on dreary days, and in desperate need of sunshine and warmth.Although, I refuse to complaint due to the terrible storms,tornadoes,and senseless deaths, occurring,in Kalamazoo,Mi. and Kansas…..One can easily become, depressed,despondent,as feelings of hopelessness at times bring thoughts of just* throwing in the towel….. However, in times of despair,we need to trust in our Faith,especially,when things look bleak and nothing seems to be going RIGHT!!!! Hold on,take a breath,sit,if needed,Focus*,(find your quite place) mediate,and Pray…As, peace* begin to surround you,concentrate on better days ahead,for, as long as we have faith,sound mind,and determination, we/you can make one more day,(one more day) Another,day* to get it right!! whatever, challenge you, or a love one are facing, whether,life-threating or a sudden delay in plans, please remain in a place of I am,I can, I shall…For,the bottom line is you must make the difference in (your) life..(You Control Your Own Destiny*)….Depend on Yourself…It’s alright,however, if you need Assistance,after trying to work it out alone…..Go on!! ask,your spouse, child,parent,etc, to come through for you,this Time*……Moreover,remember the old* phrase..(God bless the child who’s got his* own)….File this thought… For,IF*it is, no one can take it away*from you…… No one!!!Strive,to fulfill your goals,reach your dreams…. A World Class Education,Is So*Important Yesturday….And Today,in the 21st. century…. Education,(Is the Key) to a Future,filled with your heart desires…As well,you can negotiate, your desired Salary*as you apply for your (Dream Job).Isn’t that great?? (Only In America) # U.S.A…lol.Therefore,in the LAST Days, of the Month of Feburary.2016,I sincerely hope,I had written a word,a thought,to Inspire* you to keep God First place, Also,Education, and Service,(helping others)a must….Keep your Goals,and Dreams Alive…..Upon Completion,you will feel so proud of yourself and the person you’ve become, and (Rightfully So)!!!Lastly, I wish only Goodness, Mercy,Safety,and Peace,to you and your Family..blm1957@wordpress.com,hug your children,keep them safe… # Black History Month 2016 …..R.I.P. Cousin Sam,you will be missed….. 2/5/16…..

~~~THE JOY’S OF APRIL~~~


Hello friends,welcome,to the many “Joy’s Of April”…..”Hear Ye,Hear Ye,”Spring has Sprung……….A new season,is upon us, a “Renewal”….Good-Bye,Winter,the cold,the relentless snow,and again the Cold!!!!!lol….”Oh, yes we can…..Happy,”Blessed” Easter,to all…..Meanwhile,as we remember,The real reason,we celebrate Easter,the “Resurrection”of Jesus Christ….Which occurred on the third day after he was “Crucified”on the Cross……….Thank You Father……..(Amen&Amen) As,a young teen,I still remember,the 4th.month of the year,April,bringing,and stirring memories,of a new time,as the season changed,and a renewal seem to over-come the land,town,city…Even,when/if you inhale deeply,one can smell a difference,a sudden warmth,also,can be felt…The grass,lawn,although,brown and dense,appearing dead,and life-less,however, one knows in just weeks,Green,will appear,on the lawn,yard,and everywhere,trees will once again,come alive with baby buds growing,changing colors,fullness,and life has returned….Yes,Spring is here….Therefore,join me please in “Welcoming Spring…Shake off all those winter woe’s,gloom,and negativity…..Give thanks,in this new season,A second-chance,to get it right this Spring….Sat yourself up for “Blessings” Hope and Joy….A new day,a new year,Rejoice and be glad in it………..As,you know I love my Gardening,so,this is heaven to me,the out-of-doors…I love it.I’m waiting for my Tulips,to burst open in brilliant color’s of red,yellow,and medium pink…What a beautiful sight to behold,My body feels renewed,and ready for the Hot Days Of Summer…..lol…Secondly,  small animals that hibernate are usually coming out of their burrows in April…The birds fly back northward or they settle down to have their families..~sigh~..The bees and butterflies begin to gather nectar from the”first flowers of the seasons”….In some parts of the world,it is planting time,in others,it is harvest season.Amazing,isn’t it????My 2 youngest grandson’s are excited about about this month of April,as,professional baseball begins in one week……Ahh,”The Joy’s Of April”,Spring Cleaning,Painting,New Lawn/Outdoor Furniture,Raking the dead grass until all the matted,twisted grass,once again appear loose,fresh,just waiting to turn green,For,” April Showers Bring May Flowers”..I love the changing of Seasons,Spring,brings forth Summer,(I can hardly wait)…Lastly,I hope you had the best Easter ever,Never,forgetting the “Ressurrection”of Jesus Christ…..Amen&Amen…How many dozens of eggs did your family dye/color??? How many can you eat at one setting???What color Jelly-Bean is your Favorite??? Do you have Easter Egg Hunts?? We do!!! The Grands love Our Hidden Egg Hunts…..We have 1/2 Acres,in the front and side,2 Acres surrounds/covers the back…Our Land….lol…As well,in the back-yard,foilage grows so dense and thick,one can easily get lost,if not careful….Therefore,we only venture 4ft,into the area…lol.. spooky!!!!! laughs…. I love life, and the Awesome Month of April……Stay Blessed…hug your children,keep them close….blm1957@wordpress.com …Don’t eat to many eggs or jellybeans…..lol…blm1957 BTW: Embrace Spring,we had a long harsh winter….Peace….Pray 4 Understanding…….    #The Blood Of Jesus      #A.D. The Bible Continues

{{{{{ PLEASE “SPRING” COME ON}}}}}


  Hello, are you like everyone I know,sick and tired of this Winter,the snow is no longer clean,white,and shining, in the after glow of the latest snow fall…It’s no longer Cute!!!! It has become dirty,as it slowly melts.on those rare sun-filled days,these sun days have become few in the mid-west,we have had 10 sunny days,in the last 2 months….-sigh- my neighborhood,has remained,cold,icy,and snow-filled…In January,we were so excited,and over-joyed,with each new snow fall,my grandchildren,became so ecstatic,at the thought of building a snowman,and to date,  we have 4 snowmen in our yard,one huge mr.snowman in front,2 on the side of the house,and lastly,miss  snow girl,(lol)in the back yard..The fun and bonding,we shared as we builded our Snowman…We were gathering and building memories that will last FOREVER*…My boys were so happy,the look of delight,in their young eyes,will live in my heart forever,(I shall never forget,how a little thing,as rolling snow into a ball,bigger,bigger,until we have 3 different size balls,small,medium,large….Paw-  Paw.gave us one of his black hats,he no longer wears,we used large black buttons for eyes, a long orange carrot for his nose,a red wool scarf for his neck,(Bren said it would keep snowy warm,we named  him snowy) awww!!!and  red piping,for his mouth,and 2 med,sticks for his arms,-Nice- We’ve had 75 days with snow on the ground….75 days…..(Please “Spring” Come On) It’s very cold and frozen,Now,I’m not complaining,However, enough is enough!!! please forgive me Father,for we are COLD!!!! lol………..I looked out this morning,and watched as the snowmen are slowly melting away,the grand’s have had 18 snow-days, No School,they even dislike hearing via the news,that there is no School today because of the Snow…Now,when the children,are tired of staying home,because of the heavy snow fall,”Please Spring Come On” We are all tired of the snow and cold,However,we know that now it’s Spring,Therefore,Summer is just around the corner!!!!! -YES-!!!!!!! It’s Spring……I feel better already…lol.. We can make it,this is what happens in the mid-west…..Spring,Summer,Fall,and Winter…….I think I just may stay here in the mid-west,and enjoy our 4 seasons……..Peace….hug your children,keep them close…blm1957@wordpress.com……”Spring Has Sprung” …….Yea……….blm 1957   BTW: one more day,until Spring…..That’s what I’m talking about…….lol..