JoJoisms

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!  Here are some fun videos to bring you some Christmas joy this year. . .

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Day 4 Project GRAPEful

Project GRAPEful Sharing Grape Stuff’s Project GRAPEful Post: Project GRAPEful continues…Recap: We aim to bless our readers who, for the most part, have had a very difficult year in 2015.  For the next 21 days until Thanksgiving day, we will be sharing inspiring stories and things we are “GRAPEful” for.  We pray these tidbits bless […]

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Day 3 Project GRAPEful

Project GRAPEful  Sharing Day 3 of Grape Stuff’s Project GRAPEful!   Project GRAPEful continues…Recap: We aim to bless our readers who, for the most part, have had a very difficult year in 2015.  For the next 21 days until Thanksgiving day, we will be sharing inspiring stories and things we are “GRAPEful” for.  We pray […]

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Day 2 Project GRAPEful!

  Project GRAPEful Project GRAPEful continues…Recap: We aim to bless our readers who, for the most part, have had a very difficult year in 2015.  For the next 21 days until Thanksgiving day, we will be sharing inspiring stories and things we are “GRAPEful” for.  We pray these tidbits bless you and that you and […]

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We’re participating in Project GRAPEful!

Project GRAPEful Our sister company, Grape Stuff, (A play on words for Great Stuff) is hosting a Thanksgiving event called: Project GRAPEful.  For the next 21 days ending on Thanksgiving day sharing inspiring stories and things they (we) are “GRAPEful” for in order that these tidbits bless readers, bring peace and strength each day.  We are going to participate by […]

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Taking Baby Steps

As I shared last week, it’s been a difficult two yrs and the last two or three weeks have been exceedingly so.  It’s hard to handle life’s detours, hills and valleys by themselves (even one at a time), but when combined and topped off with chronic illness and an injury that doesn’t heal, you tend […]

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Giving God More of Me

I wasn’t going to write a post this week…or any other week for the foreseeable future.  I’d had enough and I didn’t know what to say anymore.  In fact, I wasn’t on social media either.  For the last week, I’ve been too busy trying to run three business and in too much pain from arthritis, […]

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What doesn’t kill you…only makes you MISERABLE!

Most of the time chronic illness isn’t a death sentence; that’s how it gets to be chronic.  And it may not cause physical damage, but it does kill your quality of life, crush your spirit and weaken your faith. Some people, in an attempt to make you feel better about your situation, will tell you to think of all […]

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Getting Help: It’s not as easy as you might think

As many of my readers (who also have chronic illness) know, it’s not easy to find a dr who believes you AND knows how to HELP you.  Once you find one, you want to stick with them no matter what.  Getting help isn’t as easy as you might think…even if: 1. You have to wait […]

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JoJoisms Revisited

With all the packing and moving we did this past weekend, I knew I wouldn’t have time to write a post for you, but I didn’t want you to be left with nothing…so I prepared this in advance! My motto is if you can’t beat it, have fun with it!  In that vein, I have […]

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