Saturday, August 2, 2014

Ruth: Waiting on God's Timing ~ Welcome!

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  1. Hello Iris, I am really looking forward to sneaking away from the chaos this month in order to read your blog. This is Angela Parr - your sister-in-law who wishes you lived even closer to me in Nova Scotia. (But thank you for moving 3000 kms closer!) To introduce myself, I am definitely not a night owl. If I came with an instruction manual it would read, "is fully-functional at 9 hours sleep per night." My favourite colour is red, but somehow I don't own any clothes in that colour. Strange. Can't wait for the study to begin tomorrow - on my 13th anniversary!

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    1. I love it that you're here, Angela! It will be so good to get into the Word together. Happy Anniversary!

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    2. Hey Angela. .. don't be surprised if you receive a bunch of red clothing items for Christmas. .. Love you Lauren

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  2. Hello everyone. Welcome! It's so good to have you here. I hope to see more introductions in the next week. I really have very little idea who is joining us ;) It's very exciting, really.

    Where am I from? A long answer if we would really get into it, but the basics are this: I am a Paraguayan born, Manitoban, just moved away from northern Alberta girl, who just moved to southern Ontario.

    I am a lot like Angela in that I am NOT a night owl. I too need a lot of sleep to function well and have learned, by default (a little girl who has not slept well since she breathed her first breath), that I can function on very little sleep.

    My favourite colour is probably green if I had to choose, but somehow I own a lot of black.

    So great to have you hear. Please introduce yourself.

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  3. Cathy Barkman
    Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada

    I am sometimes a morning person and sometimes a night owl depending on the seasons of my year. I'm a school secretary currently on summer break and can stay up late, sleep in and take a nap in the afternoon - if I need to ... but all that will change in 2 weeks when I go back to school.

    I love the color green - olive, fern, forest, dark and tea greens. I also enjoy purples - mauve, lilac, plum, lavender and mulberry purples.

    I am looking forward to getting to know all of you through this study.

    Cathy

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    1. Welcome Cathy! It's wonderful to have you here!

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  4. Hi Iris, You will remember me from our job sharing gr. 1 at Wembley. I love your blog and look forward to this study. I am also on summer break and am a night owl until school begins again and the alarm sounds at 5:45. Turquoise is my favourite colour. This is an ingenious way to do a bible study. It is interesting how becoming friends on facebook led to this wonderful opportunity!
    Cindy Bishop
    Grande Prairie, Alberta

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    1. Hi Cindy! So great to have you join us over here. Funny how we are connecting again now after I move away from the GP area. Isn't technology wonderful?

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  5. Hi Iris and friends,
    My name is Yvonne and I am a friend of Angela Parr's. We've been in a mom's group Bible study together this year, but are taking a break for the summer, so this is a great opportunity to spend some time reading and studying God's word. I have a 13 month old daughter named Ottilia who has a great sense of humour and gives us a lot of joy. I am a nurse and have just returned to work and my mother just moved into our basement apartment to look after Ottilia when I'm working, so we are all adjusting.
    I am originally from Ontario and have been in Halifax for the past three years. I'm a night owl, but like Iris and Angela, also need a lot of sleep! Which doesn't work out very well when I go to bed late, our girl is up during the night and then up for the day before 7am. I want to go to bed earlier and even though I'm not a morning person at all, I do enjoy being up in the wee hours of the morning and having the whole day ahead of us.
    I dont' like picking favourites, but I'll say coral for my fav colour.
    Looking forward to this,
    Yvonne Mackie
    Halifax, NS

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    1. Welcome, Yvonne. I am so glad that you are here. The name you picked for your daughter is beautiful!

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