Monday Afternoon

Macy Gueldner’s Caring Bridge Update

As you continue to pray for the people of the Philippines, you may also want to give.  I recommend these two organizations.

  1. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief –
  2. Samaritan’s Purse –


 “For the Lord does not see as man sees;

for man looks at the outward appearance,

but the Lord looks at the heart.”

~I Samuel 16:7~

Baby Graham continues to improve.  He saw his regular pediatrician yesterday.  The doctor found him a pound lighter than the last visit.  Other that that, he was fine!  Join the family in thanking God for the miracle He performed in this young life.


Little Millie has had a difficult week.  Her body systems seemed to be shutting down, but last night they had new hope for her young life.


Jadon Pailet will be having his adenoids removed Tuesday.  This should be much easier than some of the surgeries he has already experienced, but the family still requests your prayers.


Both Elaine Stewart and Miranda Foster’s mother are having the first side-effects of chemotherapy.  Pray they can endure the side-effects so treatment can continue.


Rev. Billy Graham is 95 today.  He body is weak, but his brain is sharp.  Join him tonight or in the next couple of days for his televised message to all the world.  I think we won’t be disappointed.  Thank God for this man who has given and given his whole life in order to bring the lost to Jesus.


Thankfulness – Day 7

I’m thankful for helpful people who come into my life in many ways.  There are many instances when people who know me have been helpful.  For that, I am appreciative. When people who don’t know me are very helpful, I am even more appreciative.  God bless them for going out of their way to help me.  May I, in turn, always take my opportunities to help others.

Devotional – Our Daily Bread – “Two Victories’       

Values – Helping Others (I promise I wrote my thankfulness BEFORE I went to this site!) – “Good People Helped Me when I Got Lost”

Hymn of the Day – “Others”

Find some way to help someone else today.  Be appreciative when some helps you!  Keep “JOY” in your life!

Jesus first

Others second

Yourself last!

Anna Lee

Wednesday Afternoon

Sonny and John Varnado

Lawana Carter asks us to pray for her cousin and his grandson.  Sonny has a multiple myeloma which is being monitored every three months and his grandson has a heart problem.  John will be moved to New Orleans Sunday for surgery.   John is an infant who was born Nov. 2.  Please pray for this family.

Don’t forget to plan when you will watch Billy Graham’s evangelistic message.  Your opportunities begin tomorrow.  If you miss seeing it or wish to share it with someone else later, the disk is available through FBC,K.


“Give thanks to the LORD!

Call upon His name;

make known His deeds among the peoples!”

~Psalm 105:1~


Coming tomorrow – Billy Graham!  View a video and check this site for listings of channels and times when you can view the latest message from Rev. Billy Graham.

Macy Gueldner

Ramer “Polly” Cox Bueche 

(March 27, 1930 – November 4, 2013)

Ramer “Polly” Cox Bueche, 83, Greensburg, went to be with the Lord after 10 years battling Dementia. She retired from Lallie Kemp Medical Center. She loved working in her yard, fishing, music, playing her guitar and caring for her family. She will be greatly missed. Survived by her children, Rhonda Allen Lamendola, Donna Allen Bourgeois and Marsha Allen Needham; and 10 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren, that called her Nanny. Preceded in death by 2 children, Raymond “Ray” Allen and Theresa Sue “Terri” Allen and her parents, Robert “Bob” Cox and Mary Hill Cox. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2013, and from 8 a.m. until religious services at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2013. Services conducted by Rev. Larry Robertson. Interment Day’s Cemetery. Pallbears will be her grandsons, Scot Johnson, Clint Johnson, Trent Bourgeois, Kyle Turner, Patrick Allen, Cody Needham and Terry Allen.

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Devotional – Our Daily Bread – “A Season for Everything”

Values – Spread Your Wings – “Signs Amongst Other Little Things”

Hymn of the Day – “I’ll Live for Him”

Thankfulness – Day 6

Today, I’m thankful for surprises.  My favorite surprises are not the ones that come wrapped in pretty paper with a bow.  It’s people!  I love to hear from relatives, especially my children and grandchildren.  I like seeing someone I haven’t seen in a while.  I like to get an update on them and their family.  These surprises happen as I shop, view my email, get a request for a friend on Facebook, attend church events in various places, and many other ways.  These little unplanned surprises “make my day”.   I thank God for these surprises!

I trust you are thinking about being thankful too.  It does a heart good.

Anna Lee


Note:  I hope you noticed and like the latest changes to the site.  They are there because some of you asked for them.  Thanks to those of you who have told how much you like the site’s improvements.  Thanks to Jason for all his work.  If all this was up to me, it wouldn’t happen at all!

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood,

but … against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.”

~Ephesians 6:12, NASB~

Jeff Birch is undergoing tests in the hospital.  Pray that his problem is identified quickly so treatment can begin.

Hubert “Brother”, “Bear” Yarborough is having surgery today.  Pray for the medical staff working with him, Brother, and his many family members and friends.

Pray for the Hossier family as they are experiencing come difficult days while clinging to their strong faith in God.  It’s great when faith is greater than the difficulties we face here on earth.

Betty Taylor’s uncle, JA Ziegler, passed away.  The funeral will be at 11:00 this morning.  Please pray for the family.

Thankfulness – “The Little Things”

It’s the little things in life that touch my heart: an young boy holding a door open for me, a friend saying words of appreciation through an e-mail, David handing me the first blueberries he picked from his bushes, someone asking about my children who do not live in this area, seeing a former classmate at Mike’s, a hug,  or any one of many other little things that happen.  These are the riches I value so much in life and some of the things that seem to happen just when I need a reminder of love, God’s love and love of family and friends.

Devotional – Our Daily Bread – “Leap the Wall”

Values – Caring – “There are Still Sweet-Hearted People in the World

Hymn of the Day – “Count Your Blessings” – I may have used this hymn before, but I think it is a good reminder to all of us periodically.

Our blessing are the “little things” more often than the “big things”.  Reflect on the little things that bless your heart.

Anna Lee

Sunday Addition

I trust you remembered to set your clock back an hour.  You will probably enjoy an extra hour of coffee, news, computer time, etc. because your body got you up at your regular schedule.

Penny Dees McDowell is better.  She thanks you for your prayers.  Penny will soon be moving to physical therapy to regain some strength.  Continue to pray for her and for her caregivers/family members.


“May the LORD be praised,

for He has heard the sound of my pleading.”

~Psalm 28:6~


Baby Graham is home after spending 21 days in the hospital.

Miranda Foster’s mom is in MD Anderson to begin treatment.  Miranda is the wife of Bro. Mike Foster of FBC, Amite.  Prayers would be greatly appreciated.

Macy Gueldner

Jessica Granger – Continue to pray for Jessica, her family, and her many friends.

Thankfulness – Day 2

I’m so thankful that God use me despite all my weaknesses and “warts”.  I have opportunities to be a witness for Him, just like all of you do.  He use me to do things like talk,  smile, visit, pray, encourage, share, and call.  I thank God for these opportunities and pray He will guide me in using what He has given me in ways He would approve of.  My opportunities do not speak about me, but Him!

Devotional – Our Daily Bread – “Who’s Telling the Truth?”

Values – Making a Difference – “By Your Word”

Hymn of the Day – “We’ll Work Till Jesus Comes”

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Note: Jason changed servers for this site.  You may notice a few changes in the appearance of this site.  I haven’t been hacked.  It’s all part of a plan.

Use your opportunities God gives you today.  I’ll try to use mine.

Anna Lee