Advertising Giveaway Winners

I am so sorry that it has taken me so long to announce the winners of this giveaway.  Here are the 4 winners!  I will be sending them each an email here in few minutes or so.  They will have 48 hrs to respond and if they don’t I will pick another winner.  Also if you entered and didn’t win and would like to advertise on my blog send me an email and we will out some kind of deal for you!

Congrats to the winners!

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Congrats to the winner.  You have 48 hrs to contact me at margaannemarie at yahoo dot com



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UPrinting Winner

The winner for UPrinting Giveaway is Beth from A Work In Progress!

Congrats!  They should be in contact with you soon!!!!
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Giveaway Winner & A Priceless Story!

I am sorry that I didn’t post the results of the giveaway yesterday but the day got away from me.  
The winner is #4 Kelly!  I will email you and if I haven’t back from you in 48 hours I will pick a new winner!!!!
Congratulations!
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Sometimes we forget the really important things in life.

Last week, I took my grand-children to a restaurant.

My six-year-old grand-son asked if he could say grace.

As we bowed our heads he said, “God is good, God is great. Thank you for the food, and I would even thank you more if Nana gets us ice cream for dessert.  And liberty and justice for all!  Amen!”

Along with the laughter from the other customers nearby, I heard a woman remark, “That’s what’s wrong with this country.  Kids today don’t even know how to pray.  Asking God for ice cream! Why, I never!”

Hearing this, my grand-son burst into tears and asked me, “Did I do it wrong? Is God mad at me?”

As I held him and assured him that he had done a terrific job, and God was certainly not mad at him, an elderly gentleman approached the table.

He winked at my grand-son and said, “I happen to know that God thought that was a great prayer.”

“Really?” my grand-son asked. 

“Cross my heart,” the man replied.

Then, in a theatrical whisper, he added (indicating the woman whose remark had started this whole thing), “Too bad she never asks God for ice cream.  A little ice cream is good for the soul sometimes.”

Naturally, I bought my grand-children ice cream at  the end of the meal.  My grand-son stared at his for a moment, and then did something I will remember the rest of my life. 

He picked up his sundae and, without a word, walked over and placed it in front of the woman. With a big smile he told her, “Here, this is for you.  Ice cream is good for the soul sometimes; and my soul is good already.”

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