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Jennifer Jo Weiss

Blog posts July 2007

Update on Prayer Request- Tuesday Afternoon

The doctor released Peter to come home to recover this morning.  The kids and I went to pick him up and finally got him home around 11am.  He has been sleeping ever since- praise the Lord!  That's just what he needed.  Somehow his left arm IV drip filled up his arm with fluid rather than going into …

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 I want to thank all of you out there who have been praying for Pete and our family following his stabbing early on Monday.   Please continue to pray for him this morning.  We are awaiting word from the doctor during AM rounds to see whether or not Pete can come home to recover.  I hope he can becau…

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Early this morning, my husband, Peter, was stabbed while on patrol.  Normally he would not have been working last night, but he went in to help with a shift that was short officers.  He was involved in an altercation with a car thief and somehow ended up being stabbed with his own dagger that he wea…

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Who's the Birthday Boy?????

Happy Birthday, Zeke!   Hi, friend! Today is going to be a busy day here at our house.  Not only do we have a birthday party to throw, but our Missionary friends from Brazil are in the States and plan on stopping by some time this afternoon.  They are on their itinerary fr…

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Rhubarb Recipe

We have a super busy day today, so I am simply going to post the fabulous strawberry-rhubarb pie recipe that we used yesterday.  My rhubarb has grown so wonderfully all spring and I had enough to make rhubarb-apple crisp on Tuesday and then then the pie last night.  There isn't anything tricky to ei…

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Here's Zeke at a little over a year old enjoying the pumpkins we grew!  Those things were huge!   He's always been a gardener at heart.My three year old, Zeke, and I love to garden together!  His favorite thing is "picking", but who can blame him?   He gets very exci…

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God STILL Heals!

"For I am the Lord who heals you."  Exodus 15:26bToday's post comes to us with permission from my father-in-law, Ben.  For quite a while, he has been suffering with kidney stones and dealing with the symptoms and pain associated with the disorder.  Kidney stones are reportedly…

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School came to a screeching halt just moments ago as Levi... LOST HIS FIRST TOOTH!!!   
    He has been waiting for this moment for a long time.  Can't you see the surprise and excitement on his face???????

He'll get to enjoy this moment again very soon, as the one next to it is about to go, …

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The Triple Peanut and Other Things You May Not See Everyday

Don't you ever wish for a day that's out of the ordinary???  Well, look no further because I'm going to share with you some things today that are anything but hum-drum. 

Have you ever seen a triple peanut?   I am not quite sure that I have before (until recently) and eating peanuts is a regular oc…

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"Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is he who keeps the law".  Proverbs 29:18 NIVAre you a dreamer?   I sure am.  Hardly a day goes by when there isn't something on my mind that I feel compelled to follow: a project, a new direction t…

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Parent's Day

Normally I do not post any journal entries on Sunday, but I wanted to wish all of you who are parents a Happy Parent's Day!

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HIS Name Shall Be Praised

"My name will be great among the nations, from the rising to the setting of the sun."   Malachi 1:11  Photo by Jennifer Weiss at Squaw Creek Wildlife ReservationAs I took Levi to the church this morning for a function and later Titus (who was cleaning the church today) I looke…

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Love Those M&M's!!!!!!!

Yesterday was rainy, so I took the opportunity to stay inside and get some planning done for the next month.  I quickly found out that I am way more busy than I thought I was going to be just weeks before delivery!!  Poor planning or am I simply just a little nuts???  Well, I think you have to be a …

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Something Special from my Nephew

From time to time my family and my sister's family gets in a goofy mood and start sending silly things to each other.  Since they don't live close anymore, we can't pick on each other in person very often!  Oh, we still do when we are together, but having the internet makes our bantering so much eas…

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40 Inches and Growing!

As my pregnancy is entering the final weeks, I am trying to do some things that I haven't really been diligent about before.  As true with all my pregnancies... time flies until the last few weeks.  Things seem to be going really S-L-O-W right now.
One of the things I plan to do to pass the time is…

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Why is it so HOT in Here????

Yesterday was our first day back to school for the 2007-2008 session.  Yes, I know what you're thinking about the clip art; the bus doesn't have to travel very far at my house!  LOLUsually I try to wake up several hours early during school to have time to myself, prepare for the da…

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Back to Our Roots

No, this entry today isn't about my blond hair!  Sorry to disappoint!    It IS about getting back to the roots of our Christianity... specifically the fruit we bear showing that we're tapped into THE root.I was thinking in my prayer and devotional time this morning on the aspe…

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Summer Camp

The kids returned home yesterday afternoon with stories, deeper tans,  lots of laughs, and TONS on laundry.  I am working on more this morning... I think the 5th...and last... load.  If you or your kids have ever been to camp, you know that everything (clothing, bedding, etc) absorbs that terrific "…

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Day 5 of Babymoon!

Recap of Day 4:  What a fun day yesterday!  After things were settled at home and I got a few morning chores done, we dropped off the rabbit cage at the local school.  Our friend was more than happy to see it... and the best part is that the bunny will arrive today!  How's that for timing?

In the…

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Day 4 of Babymoon!

Recap of Day 3:  Well, I have to admit that yesterday wasn't the do-nothing-relax-all-day kind of event that I had imagined!   I decided to work on getting some things done for my daughter's Honor Star Crowning.  I got more done than I thought I would...and completed most of my tasks before lunch!  …

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