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Update on my brother, 25th June


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So sorry to hear the sad news. Positive thinking goes a long way so glad that he has that attitude.....it can do wonders.

All the best.

Cruise cutie

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Dear Jilly..my heart just breaks at your diagnosis news, but I am just steadfastly holding out Duncan and you all will be blessed with a full cure..please know that you and yours are in our prayers..stay strong..and enjoy the nuptials..hugs to Mum as well ..keep us updated as you can.... Joanne and Mark..


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Dear Jill...Never forget that you do not walk this long and difficult road alone.

Footprints in the Sand

One night I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord. Many scenes from my life flashed across the sky.In each scene I noticed footprints in the sand. Sometimes there were two sets of footprints, other times there was one only.This bothered me because I noticed that during the low periods of my life, when I was suffering from anguish, sorrow or defeat, I could see only one set of footprints, so I said to the Lord,“You promised me Lord,
that if I followed you, you would walk with me always. But I have noticed that during the most trying periods of my life there has only been one set of footprints in the sand. Why, when I needed you most, have you not been there for me?â€The Lord replied, “The years when you have seen only one set of footprints, my child, is when I carried you.â€

Mary Stevenson, 1936 version

Our dear Cruise Addict friend Jill......Duncan, Lyn, you and all your family continue to be in my heart, my thoughts and my prayers.


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Beryl, one of my ABSOLUTE FAVORITES. Thanks for that reminder....here is another little saying that I heard MANY years ago that I loved so much that I cross stitched it and have it framed: "Reach up as far as you can, and God will reach down the rest of the way."