yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall exalt you." -James
May 23, 2017
Aurelius said, "The most important things in life are the
thoughts you to choose to think."
this is true, then the most important decision you'll make today is
what to think about.
can think thoughts of faith or thoughts of doubt, thoughts of hope
or thoughts of despair, thoughts of love or thoughts of hate. These
thoughts will find their way into your words and your actions as the
day wears on.
should be tested before they're transmitted," said William
Arthur Ward. "If our thoughts taste unkind, critical or unfair,
we should refuse to release them into the dangerous world of
temptation begins with a thought. So does every act of goodness.
That's why Paul said...
God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think
let thoughts of faith, hope and love fill your mind.
a choice to believe the best about the future God has planned for
you. That's faith.
a choice to expect the best in each situation, because God is at
work in the details. That's hope. (from the Monday Memo)
look forward to seeing you Sunday with a Bible, a smile, and a
positive word! RA
Light in Dark Days
we feel deflated, or overwhelmed, or someone or something hurts
us, disappoints us, or we hear bad news about a loved one's
medical condition. On those days, when you feel your light
has gone out, remember there is always a glimmer of hope and
something to be thankful for.
our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an
encounter with another human being. Each of us owes the
deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this inner
partnership with A.I.M. is ongoing. It's time to start bringing food items
for the next delivery.
Southside Area Youth
to Bill and Paula Baker! Their granddaughter, Scarlett Milyene was born May
11. She was lb. 9 oz. and 21 inches. Congratulations also to
parents Taylor and Stefani Cleburn.
to Michael and Rebecca Perry! Baby Bryce was born May 8. He was 7
lb. 2 oz. and 19 inches. Congratulations also to Betty Smith, Danice Perry
and big brother Landon!
accepted to help with youth activities
Shower" after the meal
honor of Jamie and Jacquelyn McDowell to prepare for the arrival of baby Rhett
Grove Vacation Bible School
June 23 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
June 24 beginning at 9:30 a.m.
after Bible School on Saturday
games in the afternoon
want to thank the entire Cedar Grove congregation for the support of my
family over the past year as my dad has been sick, and over the last few
weeks in particular, with his passing. The cards, letters, hugs and calls
are an indication of the love for our family and the impact that dad had
on others. The Cedar Grove family has always been there for Shannon and
myself. I just wanted to thank you for the ongoing support.
Cedar Grove Family,
you very for making my 97th birthday so wonderful with the fudge, young
folks' dinner, birthday cake, cards, flowers, and gifts!
are very special to me!
Cedar Grove Family,
you very much for all the cards, phone calls, prayers, and the beautiful
It is such a blessing to be a part of such a loving Christian
family! I love you all.
Cedar Grove Family
you very much for the concern you showed when my arm was broken.
We appreciate your prayers, calls and the meals you brought.
We give thanks for you all!
and Eddie Brown
Kathy Ripley is in the
Fayetteville hospital suffering from infection.
Wellborn is at the Benton House for therapy.
Steve Perry is at home
recovering from his knee
Dean White, Ralph's son, is having more tests.
Continue to remember Susan Carson, Stan
Caudle, Matilda Jones, Jean
McBride, Linda Moore, Lanier Richards, Janice Smith, Keith Tatum and Jimmy
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