Liebster Award #7

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I was nominated by Mrs. Holliman on March 23rd, 2020.

Thank you, Mrs. Holliman, for nominating me for the Liebster Award! (The 7th time!) Please visit and follow her blog! (Click here to go to her blog!)

Rules of The Liebster blogger Award:
1. Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you.
2. Share 11 facts about yourself.
3. Answer the 11 questions the blogger(s) gave you.
4. Nominate 11 bloggers that deserve the reward.
5. Create 11 original questions for the nominees to answer.
6. Let them know they’ve been nominated.

11 Facts About Me:

1. I believe in the Lord Jesus Christ as my Savior from all my sins!!
2. I believe that every single word in God’s Word the Holy Bible is true!!!
3. I am thankful to God for giving me my life and all the blessings He has given me!
4. I live in Japan.
5. I’ve been to three countries: South Korea (only the airport), the U.S., and… Japan (of course)!
6. I want to be a stronger Christian with the help of God’s Holy Spirit.
7. My favorite book in the Bible is 1 Corinthians for now!
8. I like to read books, especially the Bible.
9. I brush my teeth every day.
10. I have a blog, as you probably guessed!
11. I like to watch YouTube videos!

Mrs. Holliman’s Questions:

1. What is your favorite thing to blog about?

I like to blog about a variety of things, especially things about God. (Well, I used to blog about various things a lot before, but now I mostly reblog others’ posts, share videos, and do “Awards and Tags” posts.)

2. What would be one thing that you would change that you did in your life?

I want to undo the thefts that I committed in the past.

3. Strawberries or Blueberries?

Strawberries!!!… Though blueberries come close second!!

4. What is your favorite food to cook?

Oh, oh! I really love to cook… Nothing… I can’t cook. ☹

5. What does love from GOD mean to you?

God’s love means everything to me! God made me and gave me a Savior, Jesus Christ, His only begotten Son! That is God’s amazing love, grace, and mercy towards a sinful wretch like me!

6. What is one of your favorite quotes?

I really love this quote by Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God: “Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.” (John 8:58)

7. Hot dogs or Hamburgers?

I prefer hotdogs to hamburgers!

8. What is your favorite TV show to watch?

I like to watch some Japanese TV shows sometimes.

9. What would you be doing if snow came to your city?

I’d make a snowman and have a snowball fight with my brother!

10. What is your favorite flavor of cake?

I like chocolate cake! (Also I like fruit cake!)

1. What are you thankful for?

I am thankful for my life, for my family, and most of all the Lord Jesus Christ!

My 11 Nominees Are…

Keziah
Elisha McFarland
Hattush
Steve McLeod
Renee
Mr. Holliman
Lydia Rose
Ezra
Jaël
Kenneth Ratcliffe
Jacquie

My 11 Questions For My Nominees:

1. How many countries have you been to?
2. What is your favorite book of the Bible?
3. Do you like to play board games?
4. Do you watch videos on YouTube?
5. What do you treasure the most?
6. What place in the world is your favorite?
7. What place would you like to go to someday?
8. Can you play chess?
9. What are your top-ten favorite hymns?
10. Do you like singing?
11. Can you swim? (I can’t, by the way!😅)

Thanks a lot for reading this, and thank you again for nominating me, Mrs. Holliman!

See y’all!!!

The Decade Tag

Thank you, Mr. Holliman, for giving me the Decade Tag! Please click on this link and go to his amazing blog! Don’t forget to follow him!

To Play Along With This Tag:
1. Please share a link to the creator of the tag: jesusluvsall.wordpress.com
2. Share some of your highlights over the past decade and if you want, a few low points.
3. Tag whoever you wish.
4. Ask them some questions.
5. Use any picture appropriate for such a tag.

The Highs (😆) and the Lows (😖) of the Past Decade

My highs ☝:

1. Believing in the Lord Jesus Christ as my only Savior from my sins! 😊

2. Starting this blog! 😊

3. Making new friends! 😊

4. Being able to go to the gym! 😊

5. Learning how to play chess! 😊

6. Learning how to play the guitar! 😊

7. Getting my guitar for my 16th birthday! 😊

8. Getting this computer for my 17th birthday! 😊

9. Being able to spread the gospel in various ways using this PC! 😊

10. Getting rid of bad habits, for example making strange “Mm” sounds! 😊

My lows👇:

1. The surge of new bad habits, such as staying up late. ☹

2. Losing my favorite toy, a little black teddy bear. ☹

3. Spending too much time on my computer. ☹

4. Acting weird and not acting my age. ☹

5. Losing interest in going to the gym. ☹

6. Not paying attention to others. ☹

7. Losing too many chess games. ☹

8. Scratching Mom’s kitchen. ☹

9. Losing my temper. ☹

10. Oversleeping. ☹

Mr. Holliman’s Questions:

1. Where do you want your life to be in 10 years?

I would like to become an evangelist and have my own business.

2. What is your favorite moment in your decade?

My favorite moment… seriously? I don’t know! I have too many of them!

3. Is there anything you wish you could change that happened in your 10 years?

I wish I was more diligent and practiced the piano more and studied harder, etc.

4. How would you describe your 10 years ago?

I would describe myself as dependent on almost everyone around me, especially my parents. In fact, I still am! 👶

5. What was your proudest moment in your 10 years?

Hmm… passing a super-difficult exam!

I will hereby tag the following special people:

Mrs. Holliman

Caleb E. King

Lydia Potter

Lee Duigon

Bonnie Hawkins

Pastor SlimJim

Rosy Marr

Noah

(And anybody else out there, you’re nominated, too, by the way. 🙂 )

Here are my questions:

1. Which decade do you think is the best one for you?
2. How many decades have you lived?
3. During the next 10 years, what would you like to do?
4. What is the best memory of when you were 10?
5. If you had to eat just one thing for the following 10 years, what would it be?

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Thanks for reading this, guys! 🙂

And feel free to do this tag if you have any free time! 🙂

See you in the next post I will do sometime in the near future! 🙂

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The Real Neat Blogger Award #2

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Mr. Holliman nominated me on December 28th, 2019.

Thank you very much, Mr. Holliman, for nominating me for the Real Neat Blogger Award!! Please visit and follow his blog here!!!

THE RULES:
Display the blog award logo in your blog.
Thank the blogger who nominated you. Do not forget to link to their blogging website.
Answer all the questions they have given you.
Nominate 7 to 10 bloggers of your choice.
Ask them 7 questions.

Questions from Mr. Holliman:

1. What was your favorite moment on Christmas?

My favorite moment was singing carols and praising God for Jesus Christ! 🙂

2. What is your new resolution for the new year of 2020?

My new resolution is to live my life for Christ, not for myself.

3. What was your biggest blessing in 2019?

That’s a hard question! God has given me so many blessings in 2019, but I think the biggest blessing was that God gave me a clearer vision of Jesus’ dying on the cross and rising again for me, a bigger assurance of my salvation.

4. Do you like being in the snow or on the beach?

I like being in the snow, but no snow so far this winter. 😦

5. How would you say this year went for you?

So far, this year is going fine for me, by God’s grace.

6. What do you like on your salad?

I don’t usually put dressing on my salad, but I like cobb dressing.

7. Do you like to take a run or a walk in the morning?

I don’t do either in the morning, sorry!

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My nominees are…

Lee Duigon

Lydia Potter

Renee

Jacquie

Keziah

Elisha

Saania

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Questions for my nominees:

  1. What book are you reading now?
  2. Have you ever moved?
  3. Do you like hot cocoa?
  4. How’s the weather out there?
  5. Have you ever gone bowling?
  6. What place on earth would you like to go to?
  7. Do you think you’ve said “OK!” over a thousand times in your life?

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That’s all for now, my dear ladies and gentlemen, and sorry for taking such a long time doing this! Thanks again for the nomination, Mr. Holliman! 🙂

Random Acts of Kindness Award #2

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I was nominated by Lydia Potter on December 22nd, 2019!

Thank you, Lydia, for nominating me for this award!! I’m very happy to get it! 🙂

Please follow her blog!!

RULES:

  1. Thank the person that nominated you, and tag them.
  2. Write a paragraph or more on the experience of an act of kindness or something you have read or seen, or done, yourself.
  3. Nominate three people to participate in this award.
  4. Paste and copy the picture from above on your post.
  5. Let the people you nominated know they have been nominated.

My Story:

It was with inner grief that my brother and I waved good-bye to our parents. We looked up at the ominous train station. “Well, bro, here goes nothing,” said I to my brother. (Well, actually, in real life I didn’t say that. Keep in mind that probably about 34% of this story is exaggerated.) After spending 3 hours and 12 minutes trying to buy the tickets (There, I did it again. Sigh.), we waited for our train on the platform. “Look! Our train is a-comin’!” cheered my brother. But as it turned out, it was only Thomas the Tank Engine chuffing past us and whistling, “Hi, y’all folks! I’m a very useful engine!”, and we watched him as he disappeared into the distance. “WAIT!!!” I screamed, waving my hands in agitation. “I was your fan back when I was sometime between 1 and 7, so I sort of want your autograph!!!” But alas, by that time it was too late. Our real train arrived, and we made way for the 53 pigs to get off the train. (Four of them were apparently a quartet in a group named The Hotdogs Of The Future.) One of them stepped on my foot, but I’m alright, don’t worry. (By the way, please raise the percentage from 34% to 65%, because I didn’t know I was going to write all that junk.) So we got on the train, and about 20 minutes later (There that’s more like it!)…

We gave our seats to two elderly women.

THE END

Conclusion

Showing kindness to other people, like simple acts such as encouraging others, gift-giving, and giving your seat to someone else, is a way to spread happiness to the ones around us. Furthermore, it is a kind of reflection of the merciful kindness of Jesus when He was on this earth, healing the sick, giving sight to the blind, making the lame to walk, and giving life to people who have died. The greatest act of kindness ever done on this planet earth was the substitutionary death of Jesus Christ on the cross. He willingly died for the people Whom God the Father gave to Him to be His chosen people before the world began. Let us thank God always for the Lord Jesus Christ, for the gift of salvation, for redemption, for the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, for the work of the Holy Spirit, for the Word of God, the Holy Bible, for creating us, and for ruling over all things by His almighty power.

“And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” – Ephesians 4:32

There are three people who will get nominated for this special award. And they are…

Keziah Hofmann, Lydia Rose, and Elijah Holston!

(Well, if I was permitted, I would have nominated ALL of you!!!)

Thank y’all for reading, and may 2019 end in happiness for you and may 2020 begin with joy and brightness. 😉

Thank you, God, for this precious year of 2019, and please bless the next year, Lord. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Mystery Blogger Award #6

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I was nominated on December 10th.

I’ve been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by Mrs. Holliman!! Thank you, Mrs. Holliman!! Be sure to check her lovely blog out!!

The Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging, and they do it with so much love and passion. – Okoto Enigma

The Mystery Blogger Award Rules:

Put the award logo/image on your blog.
Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well.
Answer the 5 questions you were asked.
Tell your readers 3 things about yourself.
You have to nominate 10-20 people.
Notify your nominees by commenting on their blogs.
Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice; with one weird or funny question.
Share a link to your best post(s).

This award was created by Okoto Enigma.

Three things about me:

I am saved from my sins by God’s grace through Jesus Christ!!

I want to live my life for God, my Creator and Redeemer.

I want my faith in God to grow more and more.

Questions from Mrs. Holliman:
What is a nice day to you?

Answer: A nice day to me is a day in which I lived for God, knowing that He watches me and takes care of me.

Have you ever wondered what life will be like after this life?

Answer: Yes, I’ve wondered about that many times. I anticipate the day when, by the grace of God, I will go to Heaven with Jesus and His chosen people when I die, or when Jesus Christ comes back!

What is one of your favorite posts?

Answer: This is one of my favorite posts!

What does GOD mean to you?

Answer: God means everything to me!! God created the world in the beginning, and He created us all!! That’s why we have our being, so we must all live our lives for God, the One who gave us our lives! Above all, He is my Redeemer from my sins through Jesus Christ!!!

Would you eat peanut butter with your fruit?

Answer: I never put peanut butter on my fruit before, but it sounds good!

 

And now for my nominees…

Green Mountain Girl

Mr. Holliman

Colton

Saania 

Sheree

Renee

Newblogger20

Bonnie Hawkins

Elijah Holston

Greg

James A. Best

Macalder

 

Questions for my nominees…

Have you ever been abroad?

What kind of music do you like?

Have you ever climbed a mountain?

Can you ride a bike?

Who’s the ugliest cartoon character you’ve ever seen in your life?

 

Thanks again, Mrs. Holliman!! This was fun!! 😉

The Real Neat Blog Award

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I was nominated on December 6th. (Logo created by Colton for nominees.)

I have been nominated for the Real Neat Blog Award by Colton at The Diplomat! Thank you very much, Colton!! This is a new one for me! Visit his blog at: https://thedfdiplomat.wordpress.com/

Rules:
Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you.
Answer the 10 questions the blogger gave to you.
Nominate four bloggers who deserve the award.
Create 10 original questions for the nominees to answer.
Let them know they’ve been nominated.

Questions from Colton:
1. Alt code or character map?

Sorry. I don’t use either! 😦 (I didn’t know what that question meant, so I searched the web.)

2. What’s your favorite book, besides the Bible?

My favorite book besides the Bible is Bell Mountain by Lee Duigon.

3. Windows or Mac?

Windows.

4. Hamburgers or hotdogs?

Wow! Hard question! Maybe hotdogs!! 🤩🌭      🍔ℴoO(😭)

5. Is your area very boiling or frigid, or just average?

I think just average.

6. How old are you, in days?

6,910 days!! (I used the online Days Calculator at timeanddate.com!!)

7. What is your favorite verse of the Bible, if any?

My favorite Bible verse is: “The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want!” – Psalm 23:1

8. What is the least valuable thing you own? (xD)

LOL! The garbage in my trash can! 😆

9. Chevrolet or Ford?

I like Ford, especially the old vintage ones. 😎🚙

10. Checkers or chess?

If I was younger, I would have said “Checkers!”, but now I like Chess more than Checkers!!

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My nominees are…

Rosy Marr

Elisha McFarland

Joah Pearson

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Questions for my nominees:

  1. Are you left-handed, or right-handed?
  2. Can you play any musical instruments?
  3. Do you like the countryside?
  4. What kind of books do you like to read?
  5. What’s your favorite movie?
  6. What’s your favorite place to visit?
  7. Do you like travelling?
  8. Can you read in the car?
  9. What’s your favorite holiday?
  10. What sport do you like to do the most?

That was fun!! Thanks again, Colton, for the nomination!!! 🙂

Barnabas Award #2

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I was nominated for this award by Lydia Rose on October 23rd.

I have been nominated for the Barnabas Award by Lydia Rose!! Thank you, Lydia!

Make sure you check out her awesome blog!! (P.S. – To see her posts, you need this password: LydiaR. She told me it’s OK to share.)

“You have been chosen for this recognition because of the encouragement and inspiration you bring to your readers.“

The way this works: Thank the person who nominated you, and share their blog. Think of five bloggers that encourage and inspire you and nominate them. List five things about yourself. Answer the questions you got asked. Lastly, ask your nominees five questions. Why five? Because is the number that signifies grace.

5 Facts about me:

1. The Holy Spirit showed me my sins and that I need a Savior, and I prayed and asked God to forgive my sins and now I am saved through faith in Jesus Christ!

2. I define myself as a man of few words.

3. I used to go to the gym, but I haven’t gone there recently.

4. I want my blog to be used to bring others to Jesus Christ.

5. I am relying on God to guide me my whole life.

Here are the questions asked by Lydia:

Q.1. Which of your family members encourage you the most? How?

My father encourages me the most. He talks to me about God and about how to live the life God has graciously given me.

Q.2. Who do you go to when you need encouragment?

I always go to God when I need encouragement. I pray to Him, and He comforts me.

Q.3. Who was your first blog follower?

My first blog follower was Elijah Holston. He has a candle business and makes movies that glorify God. Watch his movie, “A Tangled Web,” here! Please check out his websites at CountryCowboyCandles.com and SteadfastPics.com!!

Q.4. What is an encouraging Bible verse or quote that you enjoy?

Matthew 28:18~20:

And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, “All power is given unto Me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and lo, I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.” Amen.

Q.5. Do you encourage others when you see them crying or distressed? How do you encourage them?

I remind them that Jesus loves and takes care of them.

My nominees are:

Lydia Potter

Keziah 

Marcia

Renee

Jacquie

Thank you once again, Lydia, and thank you all for being an encouragement to me and to others!! 😉

Sunshine Blogger Award #4, 5, 6, & 7!

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I’ve been nominated by James A. Best, Lydia Potter, Keziah, and Mrs. Holliman on October 17th, November 2nd, November 13th, and November 14th respectively.

Thank you very much, James, Lydia, Keziah, and Mrs. Holliman for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award!! Sorry for being so late to do this! Please visit and follow their blogs at:

James A. Best: http://myplace3187.wordpress.com/

Lydia Potter: http://inhisserviceandlovingit.wordpress.com/

Keziah: http://keziahehome.wordpress.com/

Mrs. Holliman: https://godscourage.wordpress.com/

The Sunshine Blogger Award Rules:

  1. Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog.
  2. List the Rules and display an award logo on your blog post.
  3. Answer the 11 questions the blogger(s) asked you.
  4. Nominate 11 other bloggers to receive the award and notify them by commenting on any of their posts.
  5. Ask the nominees 11 new questions.

James’s questions:

1. Who is your favorite writer and why? My favorite author is Lee Duigon, because his books, called the Bell Mountain books, are very exciting, and he is a great Christian man!

2. What is your dream occupation? My dream occupation is writing interesting books.

3. Who inspires you the most? Jesus Christ inspires me the most!

4. What does happiness mean to you? Happiness means having all my sins washed away by the precious blood of Jesus Christ, Who is the Son of God, and living for Him!! 

5. What genre of movies do you watch the most and why? I like to watch adventure movies, mostly because they are exciting and thrilling.

6. Do you keep up with climate change events? No, I don’t. God is in sovereign control, so we don’t have to worry about those things.

7. Do you know who Greta Thunberg is? Yes.

8. Who is your favorite blogger? My favorite blogger is Lee Duigon! Check his blog out!

Right here!! 😊👉 https://leeduigon.com/

9. What is your favorite cartoon character and why? Tintin the reporter, from The Adventures of Tintin, because his many adventures are super exciting! He’s pretty strong in spite of his size!

10. What is your number one fun activity? Reading books!

11. Who is your top choice for the best musical act? It’s this man playing a song he composed called “Gratitude.” That’s some guitar playing, I can tell you that! Plus, he has a good sense of humor!

 

Lydia’s questions:

1. What is your job or what is your dream job? My dream job is becoming a translator and a writer!

2. What’s one of your least favorite foods and why? I don’t like sea urchins because they have an odd taste!

3. What time of day do you like to write a blog post? I like to write at night! 🦉🌙

4. Who or what inspires you the most in life? God and the Holy Bible which He has given us!

5. What has been the most exciting thing that ever happened to you? Having all my sins washed away by Jesus Christ!!

6. Would you rather eat fried baloney or slimy spinach leaves? Oh, fried baloney sounds good! (I didn’t know what that was until I searched it!) And I’ll have that with a cup of Coke!

7. Which describes you better? Giant jokester or super shy? Hmm… I’d say super shy!

8. What’s your favorite type of blog posts to read? I like to read posts about God and His gift of salvation through Jesus Christ!!

9. Do you like spicy foods? Yes, I do!! Spicy Mexican food is my favorite kind of food!

10. Can you jump rope? No, I can’t!! 😅

11. What one word can you use to describe the above questions asked? INGENIOUS!!!

Keziah’s questions:

1. Coffee or Tea? I prefer coffee!! ☕

2. What is your all-time favorite quote? “Heaven and earth shall pass away, but My words shall not pass away.” – Jesus Christ speaking in Matthew 24:35.

3. Would you eat a bowl of [dead] crickets for $20? WOW! That’s a tricky one! Well… I guess I will accept the challenge like a man!!! (Inner voice: EW!!!😫)

4. Do you consider yourself to be a fast runner and if so, how fast? If not, how slow? I’m not 100% sure about how fast I can run, since I don’t run often, but I think I’m a slow runner. If I run too fast, I’ll run out of breath in no time!

5. How do you feel towards insects in general? I’m in the middle between liking them and not liking them. I like beetles such as stag beetles and Japanese beetles, but NOT COCKROACHES!!!

Mrs. Holliman’s questions:

1. How old is your blog now? It’s one year and three months old.

2. What do you enjoy most about blogging? I like it because it’s a form of spreading the Word of God!!

3. How important do you think Social Media is for the success of a blog? Social media is a means to share your blog and bringing more people to your blog.

4. How would you define a successful blog? In other words, what do think a successful blog looks like? I think a successful blog has many followers, comments, views, and Likes!!

5. Describe your feelings when you received your first blogging award nomination. I felt so excited! At that time, I didn’t know what the award meant, but I found out soon enough! 

6. Have you ever thought about monetizing your blog? Yes, but I’m not sure about it yet.

7. If so, what do you think is the best method of monetizing? Maybe wait until I have more than 1,000 followers and blogging on a regular basis.

8. What kind of post do you find easiest or most enjoyable to write? Posts about God I find the easiest and the most enjoyable and worthwhile to write!!

9. What do you think is best, long or short posts? I think short posts are best because they’re easier to read.

10. Funny/Weird Question: What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten? The weirdest thing I’ve ever eaten is… 

A moth.     😋

11. What is your favourite way to unwind after a hectic day? I like to pray!

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My nominees are…

Mr. Holliman

SlimJim

Lee Duigon

Lydia Rose

Hattush

Jehosheba

Elijah Holston

Newblogger20

Author Ryan Callahan

John Eli

Sheree

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My questions:

  1. What is your main purpose of blogging?
  2. What activity do you find the most entertaining?
  3. What musical instrument do you like to listen to the most?
  4. When you choose your clothing, what color do you tend to buy?
  5. Do you watch videos on YouTube?
  6. What is your favorite time of day?
  7. How often do you blog?
  8. What is the ultimate dream of your life?
  9. Do you go bowling?
  10. Which do you prefer: sunny weather or rainy weather?
  11. If you could sell everything you have for one thing, what would that “one thing” be?

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Thanks for reading, and thank you once again, James, Lydia, Keziah, and Mrs. Holliman, for nominating me!!!!

See you in another post! 😉

Barnabas Award

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I’ve been nominated for this award by Lydia Potter on October 10th, 2019!!

THANK YOU, LYDIA! I’ve been nominated for the Barnabas Award!! It’s a new one for me. Please check out and follow Lydia Potter at https://inhisserviceandlovingit.wordpress.com/ !!

“You have been chosen for this recognition because of the encouragement and inspiration you bring to your readers.“

The way this works: Thank the person who nominated you, and share their blog. Think of five bloggers that encourage and inspire you and nominate them. List five things about yourself. Lastly, ask your nominees five questions. Why five? Because it is the number that signifies grace.

(Barnabas was a historical figure who appears in the Bible. Click here for Bible verses about him!!)

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5 things about me:

  1. I believe with all my heart that Jesus Christ is God!
  2. I like to read books, especially Christian books.
  3. I enjoy watching baseball.
  4. I’m not into playing sports.
  5. I highly anticipate the Second Coming of Jesus Christ my Lord!!

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5 questions asked by Lydia:

Q.1. Who in your life is your biggest encourager?

Jesus Christ my God, Who is my Encourager and Comforter at all times!!

Q.2. How do you see yourself as being an encouragement to others?

It’s not much, but I try to encourage others by writing my posts and sharing other bloggers’ good stuff!!

Q.3. When was the last time someone gave you words of encouragement?

Today, by my valuable blogging friends!

Q.4. When you are down, what encourages you to get back up and keep pressing on?

God’s promises, written to us in His Word the Holy Bible.

Q.5. Who was your greatest encourager when you first accepted Christ?

My family! (I hope that counts as one! 😉 )

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5 bloggers who are an encouragement and an inspiration to me are…

Lee Duigon

Elijah Holston

Keziah E.

SLIMJIM

Elisha McFarland

(Of course, there are many more, but five’s the number!)

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5 questions to my nominees:

  1. When was the last time you helped somebody?
  2. What time of the day do you usually blog?
  3. When was the last time you drank a cup of coffee?
  4. What was the starting point of your blog?
  5. What is your favorite kind of weather?

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That’s that! Thanks again for this wonderful award, Lydia!!

G’day t’y’all!!! 🙂

Mystery Blogger Award x 3! [+ Bonus!]

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I’ve been nominated for this award by Mr. Holliman, Lydia Potter, and Elisha McFarland on August 15th, September 19th, and September 23rd respectively.

Thank you so much for nominating me for the Mystery Blogger Award, Mr. Holliman, Lydia, and Elisha!!! Please check out their awesome blogs by clicking on the links!!!

The Rules Of This Award

1 – Put the award logo/image on the blog post.

2 – List the rules.

3 – Thank your nominators and provide a link to their blog.

4 – Mention the creator of the award, Okoto Enigma, and provide a link to her blog as well.

5 – Tell your readers 3 things about yourself.

6 – Nominate 10-20 people.

7 – Notify your nominees by commenting on their blogs.

8 – Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice.

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This award was created by Okoto Enigma. Click this link to go to her blog!

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Three Things About Josh Swanson

1 – I, a sinner, have been redeemed from my sins by God through His infinite mercy by the blood of Jesus Christ!

2 – I like the countryside more than the city.

3 – I am not a talkative person.

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— Questions From Mr. Holliman —

1 – What is one of your favorite foods that you ate in another country?

I really liked the spaghetti that I ate in the U.S.

2 – Do you like walking in the rain?

Yes, as long as I’m holding an umbrella! When I’m not, I usually run.

3 – Would you put mustard on a breakfast sandwich?

I don’t eat sandwiches in the morning, but I like to put mustard on my sandwich when I eat lunch or dinner, or when I go on a picnic!

4 – When you look at the sky, what do you see?

I see the awesomeness of God’s creation! And I imagine King Jesus coming back to Earth and create a new Heaven and a new Earth!

5 – Why did you start writing?

I started writing (my blog) because I wanted to share stories and other things.

— Questions From Lydia —

1 – What’s your top 2 favorite toppings on a hotdog?

Ketchup and mustard are 2 of my favorite hotdog toppings.

2 – What’s your favorite pasta meal?

My favorite pasta meal is spaghetti!!

3 – What’s the most unique food combination you’ve ever eaten?

Orange juice in coffee… which wasn’t really a good idea! 🙂

4 – What’s a chore that you enjoy doing?

I like vacuuming the floor!

5 – What’s an animal that you wished could talk?

It’ll be nice to be able to talk to cats, my favorite animal!

— Questions From Elisha —

1 – What meal would you like to have for your birthday?

I would like to have BBQ’d jerk chicken!!

2 – What’s your favorite genre of music?

I like Christian music, especially hymns and carols!

3 – Do you listen to music while you work?

Yes, I do that sometimes!

4 – Favorite book?

My #1 favorite book is, of course, God’s Word, The Holy Bible!

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Click on the Bible above and read God’s Word!!!

Other than the Bible, my favorite book is Bell Mountain, by Lee Duigon.

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Click on the book above, and you can read the first chapter of this exciting book!

5 – Describe your best friend.

My best friend is kind and very interesting, and we have many similarities!!

He is my brother! 🙂

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— My Nominees

Kristi Ann

Author Ryan Callahan

The Word of God – Jesus Is Lord

Lawrence Morra

Coffee with Isla

Hepsibah

Laleh Chini

Daneelyunus

Mitch Teemley

Macalderblog

Live a Life Less Ordinary

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— Questions For My Nominees —

1 – What is your dream?

2 – Who’s your favorite author?

3 – What’s your motto?

4 – Do you like picnics?

5 – Have you ever gone to the zoo?

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That’s that! I want to thank my nominators once more!

THANK YOU!!! 🙂


— Bonus Feature —

(This is not part of the award post.)

Try Not To Laugh Challenge!!!

Comment below if you managed not to laugh!! 🙂