Death and Compassion

Isaiah 38 : 10 I said in the cutting off of my days, I shall go to the gates of the grave; I am deprived of the residue of my years.

Exodus 3 : 7 And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmaster ; for I know their sorrows.

Death comes like a thief in the night. You are never prepared for it and you do not know the day that your death will occur. Death does not care if you are rich or poor it treats us all equally and comes to all of us.

What you do while you are living on this earth affects many more people than you are even aware of. A simple act of kindness could save someones life or a kind word. If you are in the hospital a visit from a friend may give you the will to carry on and spread Gods wonderful works to other people that are in need. All of us are put here on earth to serve God in a way that he will be able to see us at our best.


Do random acts of kindness for people that they least expect and make their day brighter. God always answers our prayers sometimes in ways that we are not aware of until we think it through for awhile. I have always grown closer to God when loved ones in my life have died. God is my  anchor and my salvation on earth. The lord came to serve not to be served and we should follow the same example. Always follow the Golden Rule.

I want to spread Gods good works while I can on earth. I want to visit the elderly in rest homes and the people in the Hospice program.  The elderly have spent  a lot of time teaching us through the years the least we can do for them is to visit them while they are on their final journey in life.

Think about what you can do to spread Gods good works to people. Give food to the food bank, clothes to Goodwill, money to the salvation army for kids Christmas presents and always listen to, be kind , considerate and carrying and giving to other people. Fill peoples lives with joy, hope, peace, love and compassion each and everyday that you are here on earth.

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Purina Pro Plan Dental Crunch Cat Snacks with Natural Chicken & Liver Flavors from Chewy.Com

I was provided Purina Pro Plan Dental Crunch Cat Snacks with Natural Chicken & Liver Flavors from Chewy.Com to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100 % honest and my own.

I first gave the Purina Pro Plan dental cat snacks to my three house cats Kohl , Garfunkel and Conrad. Kohl inhaled his cat snacks. Garfunkel kept trying to push the cat snacks out of my hand with his paws. I think Garfunkel was hoping beyond all hope that I would drop the entire bag of Purina dental cat snacks so he could finish off the whole bag. Conrad ate up his cat snacks quickly also and he kept coming around me most of the night purring away constantly in hopes that I would break down and give him more and more Purina Dental Crunch cat snacks.


Purina Pro Plan Dental Crunch Cat Snacks from Chewy.Com are made in the USA. There cat snacks help reduce tartar buildup on your cats teeth and they help your cat have fresh breath. There are no artificial colors or preservatives in the Purina Pro Plan Dental Crunch Cat Snacks. A full grown cat over 5 lbs. can have up to 17 Purina Pro Plan dental cat snacks a day. Each piece of the dental cat snacks has only 1.3 calories.

I gave some of the Purina dental cat snacks to Maggie one of my outdoor cats. The second I put the treat out for her it disappeared.

Russ, Addi, Hilford, Mr. Gray, Bella, Faith, Nicole and Cali loved their Purina Pro Plan Dental Crunch Cat Snacks with Natural Chicken & Liver Flavors from Chewy.Com.  Mr. Gray tried to eat up my other cats cat snacks but they ate them up quickly so he had to settle for his fair share. Cali and Hilford made short work of their dental cat snacks. Nicole generally likes to hide but the smell of the dental cat snacks in treed her and she came out of hiding to eat some of the Purina Pro Plan Dental cat snacks. All paws up for the Purina Pro Plan Dental Cat Snacks from Chewy.Com.

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Closer to Thee

Deuteronomy   4 : 7

For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the Lord our God is in all things that we call upon him for ?

James  4 : 8

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners ; and purify your hearts, ye double – minded.

Getting closer to God is all about how you act around other people and reading the Bible and if you follow the teachings in the Bible. Be kind to one another each and everyday of your life. Help someone who is in need of a friendly voice , the elderly, the sick, the poor,and the downtrodden-ed. Remember you will be on the receiving end someday yourself and probably much sooner than you even imagined possible.


Live each day of your life like it might be your last day on earth because it will be your last day on earth eventually. Ask yourself did I give help where it was needed today, did I make someone smile today, did I help someone carry their groceries out to their car and did I accomplish all of the goals that I could have today to help someone in need.

Visiting with people on a regular basis lifts up their spirits and yours. When someone comes into a room welcome them with open arms and they will feel welcomed and will return to the group again soon. Do not ignore people as it makes them feel uncomfortable and not welcome.  Treat people with respect and do not judge people for you have no idea whatsoever what they have been through or had to endure in their lifetime. People have had to deal with horrific and terrible things in their life through the years , so be kind, considerate and compassionate when it comes to your fellow man.

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Frisco Scoopable Cat Litter from Chewy.Com

I was provided Frisco Scoopable cat litter from Chewy.Com to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100 % honest and my own.

I left my old brand of cat litter in one of my litter boxes. I put the new Frisco cat litter in my other litter box. My house cat Garfunkel gave the new cat litter the smell test immediately. Frisco cat litter passed Garfunkel’s smell test and he made a deposit in the litter box immediately.


My house cats used their Frisco Scoopable cat litter in the night. It is a hard clumping cat litter which holds together well as you remove it from the litter box which makes cleanup much easier. Frisco cat litter is fragrance free, odor neutralizing, low dust, low tracking and formulated for Multi – Cat households. I love the fact that Frisco Scoopable Cat Litter from Chewy.Com is made in Canada.

All of my house cats started using the Frisco cat litter in 24 hours. I think my cats like the fact that the Frisco cat litter is fragrance free. I know that most cats do not like a perfume smell and are repulsed by the smell of most perfumes. I did not see any Frisco cat litter on the floor after my cats had exited their litter box.

I did not notice any cat litter stuck in between the paws of any of my cats. I have had some cat litters in the past that have stuck in between the paws of my cats which is not comfortable or sanitary for you or your cat. My house cats never hesitated even once to use the Frisco scoopable cat litter from Chewy.Com.

My cats really dig their new Frisco cat litter. My cats really put their paws into it and made a direct deposit in a short amount of time.

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United We Stand Divided We Fall

Titus  1 : 4

To Titus, mine own son after the common faith; Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Savior.

Galatians   3 : 28

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians   2 : 14

For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;

Without Unity or a common cause a United Church could not exist. Members come to church with a common cause to Worship God and to have fellowship. By having people come together with a common cause a lot of good things can get done quickly and efficiently. Mission work gets done by having different individuals donate items and each person brings their individual talents to the table and the group has become as one in the common cause. Unity takes time and relationships must be established and grow in trust, faith, and understanding.


People all excel in different hidden talents which can enhance the growth of their church. Some people are good at singing, reaching out to others in Christian Love, cooking or baking, book work and so much more.

If is church is divided on what they want to get done nothing will get done and the church will suffer greatly because of the divide. A good church leader can mend the divide. The leader will help them see the bigger picture which is to spread Gods good works. You cannot spread Gods good works without unity in your church.

I am glad that I belong to a United Church and that we have fellowship, mission groups, church breakfast, a wonderful pastor and we are all United in a common cause which is to spread Gods good works each and everyday of our lives here on Earth. May everyone find peace, hope, faith, love, grace, and joy in your life today and always.

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Halo Healthsome Chicken Cat Treats from Chewy.Com

I was provided Halo Healthsome Chicken cat treats from Chewy.Com to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100 % honest and my own.

I first gave the Halo cat treats to my cats next door. Cali liked her treats so much that she kept head butting me for more Halo cat treats.  Bella was sleeping in a heated cat bed but she came to life quickly as she ate her Halo cat treats because she did not want to miss out on a single morsel. Faith, Mr.Gray, Hilford and Nicole went after the Halo Healthsome Chicken cat treats from there was no tomorrow.

My outdoor cat Maggie kept pushing her head under my arm as if to say keep giving me more of the wonderful Halo cat treats. Maggie ate four pieces of the cat treats as quickly as I placed them on the cement for her to eat them.

Halo Healthsome cat treats are made with real chicken, ground peas, pumpkin, catnip, flaxseed and more. Halo has no artificial flavors or colors and the treats crunchy texture helps keep you cats teeth clean and breathe fresh. Halo Healthsome chicken cat treats have protien and fiber and are made from high quality natural ingredients and have a great aroma and fun shapes.


I gave some of the Halo cat treats to Garfunkel and Kohl. Garfunkel almost got Kohl’s cat treat but even an older cat is extra quick if he thinks the younger cat is going to steal his delicious cat treat out from under him. They ate up their Halo cat treats fast as lightening. I put some of the Halo Healthsome Chicken cat treats from Chewy.Com in a cat treat dispenser and Conrad had his treats dispensed out to himself in record time.  All of my cats said this treat made their day.

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The Door of Opportunity

Hosea  2 : 15

And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of A – chor for a door of hope; and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt.

We are all called to a door of hope in our life, perhaps a wedding, a newborn baby, a new job, a new opportunity and a new house.

When one door closes in your life you can make a new door open if you set your mind to making it happen. If you get an illness you may have to change gears completely. You may find a new job that is much more rewarding in the long run then the old job you used to have. I love to write and visit people in the nursing homes. It is very rewarding visiting with people that have given us so much throughout the years. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to put a smile on someones face and make their day a little more enjoyable.


If you have to relocate for a job opportunity you will have some anxiety about making new friends and new connections. Your old friends will always stay in touch with you and you will also make a lot of new friends along life’s many journeys.

Many new opportunity’s will come your way in life and don’t be afraid to embrace them. Change is one constant thing in all of our lives and we know that it might be better for us in the long run. The older we get the less we like changes in our life. By having changes in our life we learn much more then we ever thought possible.

Traveling lets you embrace the World and you discover that people all over the World want the same things in life. We all want hope, joy, love and peace in our lives everyday that we are on earth.

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Do You Know Your Cats Meow and Different Expressions ?

I was blindfolded once for a class assignment. My Mother lead me around the farm with my blindfold on. With my blindfold on I identified each and everyone of my outdoor cats by their particular meow. I handed in my report which my teacher read out loud to all of the students in my junior high class. The students did not believe that I could identify my cats my their meow except for one girl in my class who had a cat and was fully familiar with cats different sounds and pitches in their meows. I received an A on my written assignment.


You can tell if your cat is sick sometimes by his meow. Sometimes their meow will sound weak and soft instead of their usual high pitched meow. Your cat may have a sad looking face along with forlorn looking eyes as if to say help me I am not feeling well. A healthy cat usually holds its tail up high. A sickly cat will walk around with it tail drooping or straight down. A cat that does not feel good may be coughing or have runny eyes and dirty inner ears.

If your cat smells something he does not like he will wrinkle up his nose as if to say my that is disgusting you better clean that up right now my human friend. Cats sometimes smell each other and make a disgusting face as if to tell the other cat you better clean yourself better next time buddy.

Cats like to rub against you to put their scent on you and claim you as their own. Some of my cats like to sleep as close as possible to me in bed at night so they can stay extra warm and toasty at night. You can generally tell what your cat is thinking my his meows and facial expressions and the different tones and pitches in his meows.

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Thai Bistro located in Mason City, Iowa

Mt friend and I ate at the Thai Bistro & Sushi Bar located in Mason City, Iowa. The person that lead  us at our table was very nice and he gave us water to drink right away which I appreciated very much. Our waiter came to our table quickly also and I asked him if he had any food that was not spicy and he said he could make the food however I wanted it. Our waiter gave us time to look over their menu and I was very impressed with there selection of food items that I could order.

I order a Philadelphia Roll that had smoked salmon, avocado and rice and it also came with a nice lettuce salad. My food had a wonderful flavor and I was very impressed with my meal.


My friend ordered there chicken with mixed vegetables and rice and her meal also had a lettuce salad with it. My friend said that she enjoyed her food.


I was very impressed at how clean their restaurant was and it is nicely appointed. Our waiter was very attentive and he kept our water glasses full of water and asked us how our food tasted.


Thai Bistro is right across the street from South Bridge Mall located in Mason City, Iowa. Thai Bistro had all age groups in their restaurant at noon. I looked at what other people had ordered and everything looked like I might want to try it myself in the near future. The music in their restaurant was not loud so you could actually visit with the person sitting across from you at your table and hear every word that they said to you which was very nice.

I would highly recommend the Thai Bistro in Mason City, Iowa they are very accommodating and their food is excellent.

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Purina Pro Plan Indoor LowCal Tuna Cat Snack from Chewy.Com

I was provided Purina Pro Plan Indoor Low Calorie Tuna Cat Snack from Chewy.Com to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100 % honest and my own.

Purina Pro Plan Tuna Cat Snacks are made with real tuna and contain prebiotic fiber and are low calorie. Purina Pro Plan is made in the USA by Nestle Purina Pet Care. The cat snacks are made with no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

I first gave the Purina Pro Plan cat snacks from Chewy.Com to one of my house cats Garfunkel he gobbled them down quickly. Kohl came and stood up on his hind legs begging for more of the Purina Tuna Cat Snacks which I gave to him. I put some Purina Tuna Cat Snacks in a couple of cat snack dispensers for Conrad. Conrad ate every single treat except for one piece that Kohl ate. Conrad showed Kohl how to work the treat dispenser and Kohl got rewarded for his efforts. Kohl generally does not want to play with the cat treat dispenser but he liked the Purina Pro Plan Indoor Tuna Cat Snacks so well from Chewy.Com he just had to learn how to get a treat out of that dispenser with Conrad’s guidance.

I gave my outdoor cat Maggie some of the Purina Tuna Cat Snacks and she absolutely loved them. Maggie is pleasantly plump and can use a low calorie snack now and then.


I gave Garfunkel , Kohl and Conrad more of the Purina Pro Plan Indoor Low Calorie Tuna Cat Snacks from Chewy.Com today. Garfunkel loved these marvelous treats again today. Kohl stood up on his hind legs again to beg for more Purina Tuna Cat Snacks. Conrad ran after his snacks as I tossed them in the room for him to go after. Conrad found every delicious Purina Tuna Cat Snack that I had tossed into another room. All of my cats give a high paws up to Purina Pro Plan Indoor Low Calorie Tuna Cat Snacks from Chewy.Com.

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