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Download Worries Church Sign – This is a church sign in Jefferson City, TN from George Street United Methodist Church. Download your worries and get online with Jesus!
VOTD May 25, 2019 – “Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.”
JAMES 1:15 NASB
VOTD May 24, 2019 – “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.” ROMANS 12:2
Why do painters wear white? The sight of professional painters decked out in white overalls is a familiar one to many people. Perhaps you’ve pondered just why painters wear white? The reasons behind painters’ sartorial choices is not easily verifiable, but it’s fun to explore nonetheless.
World MS Day – MS is short for Multiple Sclerosis. This day is a day to help raise awareness of MS. #WorldMSDay #MSDay #MyInvisibleMS
VOTD May 23, 2019 – “Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.” 2 Corinthians 4:16 NASB
Global Outreach Day – This is a day set aside for sharing your faith even though every day should be Global Outreach Day! #GlobalOutReachDay
Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Often referred to as “the unofficial beginning of summer,” Memorial Day and the weekend that precedes it has become synonymous with beach trips and backyard barbecues. Travelers who want to avoid traffic jams and ensure their weekends get off on the right foot can benefit from employing these three travel-savvy strategies.
Tips for writing an obituary – Coping with the death of a loved one is never easy. Even those comforted by the acknowledgment that a recently deceased friend or family member lived a full life may still struggle with the sense of loss that comes with the
Memorial Day BBQ tips – Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. For many, Memorial Day weekend also signifies their first chance to invite friends and family over for a backyard barbecue. While some never put their grills away for the winter, braving the cold so they can keep grilling year-round, many may need a refresher to ensure their Memorial Day BBQ starts summer off on the right foot. #Grilling
Free Fishing Day at Cove at Concord Park on June 8, 2019 – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is sponsoring Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 8 from 8 a.m. to noon at The Cove at Concord Park. The Cove is located at 11808 S. Northshore Drive.
Say goodbye to Fort Kid. Yes, Fort Kid at the World’s Fair Park is set to be torn down. #FortKid
Owens Restaurant in Dandridge, TN is Seeking New Owners or it May Face possible Closure
Great Smoky Mountains National Park staff and partners invite volunteers to participate in a service opportunity in celebration of National Trails Day on
Bicycle Safety Campaign Early Data Shows Promising Results – Early Knoxville Police Department data following a recent bicycle-safety campaign is showing that use of new technology to raise awareness of Tennessee’s three-foot passing law has actually changed driving behaviors. State and local law require drivers to maintain a minimum three-foot distance when passing bicyclists. Data […]
Knoxville Police Department (KPD) To Participate In Click It Or Ticket Campaign –
As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacation, The Knoxville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket.”
Knoxville Police Department’s Defensive Driving Program for Teens – Each month, the Knoxville Police Department (KPD) offers a teen defensive driving program called T.R.A.C.K. (Training, Responsibility, Awareness, Confidence, Knowledge).
Carson-Newman community mourns passing of Music Department chair – The campus community of Carson-Newman University is mourning the news that Dr. Angela Holder, chair of its Music Department, passed away early Sunday morning. Dr. Holder was a professional educator, a student mentor, and a true friend to our campus community
Carson-Newman students earn Alpha Chi scholarship awards – Students in Carson-Newman University’s Tennessee Delta chapter of Alpha Chi brought home several awards for their outstanding presentations at this year’s Alpha Chi National Convention.
Carson-Newman University inducted students exemplifying leadership and character into the Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society in April.
Cat comic by Off the Mark. There’s a minor accident on Route 95, but it’s the curiosity factor that’s really got things backed up … Check out this blog post: Curiosity Killed the Cat 🐈 🐱 comic is copyrighted ©2017 Mark Parisi Dist by Andrews McMeel Synd.
Grumpy Cat Died – one of our cat friends died. Grumpy died from urinary infection that was hard to treat. Grumpy passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 and was 7 years old. Grumpy cat help cheer up many people and will still continue to cheer people up.
Crazy Cat Lady Birthday Cake – We saw this online, and knew we had to share this cake idea with our readers.
300 Cats Rescued from a Single Toronto Apartment – yes three hundred as in a herd of cats. I guess this was one of those crazy cat persons hoarding cats. Surprising the cats were in good health. Ironically, this was the second time in three weeks were over 100 cats where found in a single […]
Momma’s Boy – My name is Joel the Brave and I am a momma’s boy … A Proud Momma’s Boy! I love to cuddle up with my momma hooman. That is all!
Young Williams Animal Center achieves ‘no-kill’ status – YWAC is local to East Tennessee area serving the Knox County area. This is a huge milestone for a pet centers.
6 signs your cat has fleas – Fleas are something no cat parent wants to encounter, but they’re all too common among companion animals. Unfortunately, once fleas are in the house, they can affect everyone in the household – including people.
Below is a list of 50 breeds or types of cats.
12 Ways to pet your cat – There are many ways you can pet your cat. Here is a list of some of them. Remember to Pet Your Cat responsibly This came by the means of a meme that I am sharing. I cannot make out the watermark logo. If you know how did this, […]
Easter Lillies Can Kill a Cat? – This popular plant is deadly to cats. #EasterLillies
It happened. This old country girl started the fit bit life this week. I bought the Charge 2, due to options and affordability. And daily this work week, I have been faithful to get in at least 5000 steps a day. I stepped on the scale today for a checkin. Up 0.7 since Friday…how?? It’s […]
…the hope is unified prayer for a great move of God in The United States.
May I offer a different idea?
Slamming my messenger bag across the room was probably not the most descreet thing I could have done. “What’s going on,” my Dad asked as he entered the room. “It’s over. I failed my algebra test. It’s just over,” I replied. “So, you failed it. And?” My dad replied, rescuing my messenger bag from the […]
Fear. If you asked me what one word I would use to describe myself a year ago, I would confess it was Fear. Fear comes so many ways. We fear the monster under our beds, our parents anger, we fear not being liked at school, or not succeeding. We fear losing our jobs, our homes […]
Don’t expect to read of Porky, Petunia or even Wilbur. My two favorite pigs are ones you don’t likely know…yet.
Over all, I give Samson a 3.5 out
7 years ago, I began to blog here. At first, it was a scattering of memories and a few reviews. It wasn’t ever created with a clear enough purpose. I’ve rolled that thought around a lot lately. I’ve wondered at times if I should delete those original posts, or even stop the blog altogether. I’ve fought with comparing […]
When the alarm clock wakes hours after you
standing in front of a MLK statue in Alabama
Apparently, sharing the prompts