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July / August Thank You’s

 I wish to thank everyone for the support shown me during my recent illness.  I am grateful for the prayers, cards, phone calls,      and the prayer shawl.  I am especially grateful for the homemade grapefruit juice when I was unable to eat.  I still have treatments to undergo but know all will be well because of the love continuing to be shown to me. Know you are all in my prayers.         May God continue to bless you…
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Pearline’s Story

Pearline’s Story We have all heard stories from agencies about their good works but how often can we put a face that has been helped with a particular agency.  This is Pearline’s story.  Pearline is now 91 and a valued member of Lakeview United Methodist Church in Sun City, Arizona. Back in 1956, Pearline was a single mother with a boy (4) and a girl (5) and was living in Oakland, California.  She was offered a promotion but this position…
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Friends

Friends A Friend is one, who “know us” – our guilt and our shame – Regardless of our many sins Friends love us just the same. Years ago, I wrote those lines trying to describe “Friends.” Tell me:  what is your version? – “Your wisdom, never ends.” “A Friend in need, is a friend, indeed” – as the old “saying” goes – Friendship is much more than that – as anybody knows. – We have all kinds, so many Friends…
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I Like To Be In The Middle

In tribute to our youngest daughter who left early (March 2019) to be in the middle of the Heavenlies. Hearing the patter of her small feet, I glanced at the glowing clock.  Five a.m. it read.  Instinctively I slid over to the center of the bed knowing that our little morning visitor was on her way.  She was too big for pajamas with feet in, so she claimed; and with lowered night temperatures and a nightly ritual of kicking off…
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June Thank You’s

A quick heartfelt note to thank all my visitors while I was in Boswell Hospital and Rehab.  Especially Pastor Linda and Pastor   Ross. Also, there were several Stephen Ministers and many, many friends.  And then there were all the cards.  In addition to our local people, were cards from out of town. They all gave me a very special feeling of being watched over by angels due to all the prayers.  Thanks to all, I am well on the…
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May Thank You’s

Caring for our Soul We wish to thank the church members for their heartwarming                                     cards,  concerns and prayers regarding my past illness, but most of all your prayers.  It has been a tough first quarter of 2019 for us but      with your love and thoughtfulness we are weathering the storm. The days get long lying in a hospital bed or recuperating at home, but your caring has lifted our spirits and helped the healing process.      Thank you, Connie…
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The End of the Pier

The End of the Pier There’s an old Irish saying when you say, “How are you doin” – – they say, “sure, and I’m comin to the end of the pier” I thought about it and it’s kind of neat! We’re all walking along the pier – – Sometimes we stop and make friends Along the way, or help someone whose fallen down. The only Rule is we can’t go back, only forward. Now, some fall off the pier before…
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April Thank You’s

Caring for Our Soul  Thank you for all your cards and prayers and for all your caring.                            I appreciate having such a caring church family.  God Bless You,                                                                                                                                     Martha Gentry      There were 180+ calendars distributed to care facilities in our area.  A special thank you to Peter Lurvey for so graciously dropping them off.  We thank all those who contributed to our 2019 Calendar Drive.  The remainder of the calendars were given to the Valley View Food…
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March Thank You’s

Members thanking members Thank you for the prayers for Steve Michaels (son-in-law). As of February 12 all cancer is gone. Barbara Bailey Many thanks to the family at Lakeview for their prayers and friendship the past two months of Harley’s surgeries. Thank you to Pastor Ross, Pastor Linda, Pastor John, Pastor Fred, and Barbara Littlejohn for their visits during the numerous hospital stays. Thank you to Toni Steitz for always having Harley in the prayer list and all the unknown…
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February’s Thank You’s

Many Thanks to MY Lakeview Family My Family and I wish to thank everyone for all the Cards, Notes, Gifts, Flowers, Stuffed Animals, the Hospital and Rehab Visits, the Home Level Support, the Many, Many Prayers, the Phone Calls, the Food, and ALL of the LOVE that was shown to both Ruth Ellen and myself, during Ruth Ellen’s long hospital and rehab stays, and the love shown after she passed to the Lord on December 19th. Thank you all soooo…
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Clayton’s Testimony

My mother had a saying that intrigued me. When asked how she was doing, she would say, “I’ve been able to keep body and soul together.” What did she mean by that? Was both her body and soul healthy? How did she keep both glowing with health?