By CAROL GUNTER
We got 4 tenths of rainfall in the wee hours of Saturday morning. Not much I know but it's a start. At this point, we are glad of any amount of rain we can get. Weather guys and gals predicting 60% to 70% chance of rain on Wednesday of this week. Keep your fingers crossed they are right with that forecast. Rain we definitely need but not snow like they are having up North or in places like Colorado. Christmas Eve would be the proper and only time to have some snow around here to move in but not enough to keep Santa Claus from delivering presents to the little boys and girls who have left some cookies and a glass of milk for him to enjoy.
You are probably adjusting back to normal life at the present time and trying to get over all that tempting food at Thanksgiving that won you over to eat and eat and yes, to eat again. Wondering why you fell off the food wagon at another Thanksgiving aren't you? For me I feel like it was the right thing to do. One day out of the year over indulging on food not that bad. Cleaning our house will wipe out the calorie intake for sure. Come to think though I'm not into cleaning our house like I'm into working outside, but the weather has cramped my style on that. Will have to come up with some kind of strategy to conquer the dilemma I'm in. Will have to bite the bullet on this I fear and just not think of the negative and just go forth and move furniture and will probably find skeletons of critters that I did not know ever existed on this planet. As long as no little green men I find to alarm me, I might just like getting cobwebs down, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping and dusting to get our house in presentable fashion for the soon approaching holiday season. This inside work that I am about to endeavor in is beginning to depress me the more I'm thinking about it so I'll probably need a lot of prayer from everyone to get this accomplished but who knows this may be a new trend I'm setting for me as it's never too late to turn over a new leaf is it? I'll have to stick with the plan to clean our house, because winter ain't going to leave our domain anytime soon.
Please keep in your daily prayers: the families of Jeffrey Lynn Bogle and Paul Lester Seal. Denise Stanton, Edith Miller, Carlon Melton, and Gracie Bratcher (she had a fall in her home a few weeks back but is recovering and will be okay).
Talked with Mai Nell Melton on Monday evening. Carlon hadn't been feeling too good that day. Please keep them both in prayer.
Ruth Brown and family are doing well and are looking forward to Thanksgiving. Her brother Jack Parsley and wife Ann from Georgia will be enjoying the day with her and the family.
Have you notied some homes get decorated with Christmas tree, lights, wreaths and etc right after Halloween skipping Thanksgiving altogether. Not for me as this is such a special day to give thanks to Gad for the countless blessings He gives to all of us. He should be so honored especially on Thanksgiving Day that is set aside for God, family, and friends in that order. We are nothing without Him in our lives and we that have accepted His Son Jesus Christ know this so well considering the supreme price of Jesus being nailed to that cross and dying for our sins. How great is our Lord Jesus Christ? Well, there's not enough adjectives to give Him His due.
November birthdays: Lacy Neal 7th, Denise Stanton 9th, Bobby Taylor 11st, Carl Tobitt 12th, Lori Ramires 23rd and our granddaughter Brittany Little 24th, as well as Brian Hullett 25th.
November Anniversaries: Lynn and Brenda Underwood 4th, Ralph and Debby Harvey 21st.
If you have any news for the column, just give me a call at 615-563-4429. Have a great day!
But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall elt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
2 Peter 3: 8, 9, 10