Friday News – A Smorgasbord

Friday News – A Smorgasbord

Can you believe it is the end of September already and soon we are all going to be getting ready for Halloween? This Friday news, may not be spooky  but it will surely tempt all of you who have different interests.

The theme this week is Smorgasbord for the simple reason that this last week we have been talking about everything from politics to  health to “did you know” facts and  lots of other topics. As a result of  all these different topics this Friday news is going to be a little bit of everything, so grab your coffee ( or tea) and enjoy the read…

Friday News lots of topics
Starting out this Friday news is a great conversation that B.J. started when she asked one of the members and members at large if any of the facts she found about Canada were true.
One of the statements was
” The country has a volunteer service to give intoxicated people rides home during the holiday season. It’s called “Operation Red Nose.”
Read all the questions and answers here

Jim found a YouTube video on coffee that he found very funny -> See the video here. After seeing the video and the content that asks the question is “coffee bad for you?” Come on back here and let us know if you agree or disagree

It’s always nice to see members come to Adlandpro to say hello, such as Luis Salgado Martinez who sent his greetings from “The Peral of the Caribbean” Which country is Luis from? Find out here

Have you ever seen a pet focus group in action? Patricia Bartch has! You can see it here and how do you think the humans dealt with these important questions.

Did you know that there once was a traffic jam in Beijing that lasted 9 days? I sure am not going to complain about the traffic here anymore lol. Find out more about this traffic jam here.

It’s always great to hear a feel good story and this one by BJ “Pastor Gets Rival Gang Members To Put Down Guns And Pick Up Basketballs, And The NBA Notices”

Do you know how to make your home smell like fall? Jim Allen shared an awesome DIY that you will be interested in

Sandra Cromwell asks “What are you doing for your Retirement?” Read her thoughts here

We all know that Myrna can talk about many serious topics , so when she posted “Did I read that sign right?” I had to go look –
“Toilet out of order. Please use floor below” hmmm maybe take a look here and let her know what you think

As some of you know ( if you have been keeping up with the news) that there is now poof that the Williams sisters are male.
Troy Jenkins shared this YouTube video of this story here…what do you think?

Christina Ann shared a thought that deserves a response from everyone

We can control our lives with our words
We can direct our paths with our minds
We have all we need within ourselves to become anything we want
This power lies inside of you
Be wise and keep your mind going in the right direction

Miguel shared a post “Playing for change” this is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. Find out more here

On the topic of music, Roy Leazer shared Dance Armstrong -Graffiti Kings very entertaining. Go here to see what I mean

and lastly I would ask all of the Adlandpro members who is reading this edition of the  Friday News, to go to a special post from one of our members.  A family member of David Rowland is in serious condition with liver and kidney cancer. For all of you who believe in the power of prayer, go here and pray for him to have some peace and quality of life
Thank you for reading this edition of the Friday News. I hope that you will go to the various shares that these and other members have done and join in the conversations.
To end this edition I would like to share with you a story that I read..there is no title and the author is unknown.

If No one has any objections I would like to title this story

The Power of Prayer

Friday News inspiration power of prayer

Have you ever felt the urge to pray for someone and then just put it on a list and said, “I’ll pray for them later?” Or has anyone ever called you and said, “I need you to pray for me, I have this need?”

Read the following story that was sent to me and may it change the way that you may think about prayer and also the way you pray. You will be blessed by this one. It is said that a missionary on furlough told this true story while visiting his home church in Michigan.

Upon arrival in the city, I observed two men fighting, one of whom had been seriously injured. I treated him for his injuries and at the same time talked to him about the Lord Jesus Christ. I then traveled two days, camping overnight, and arrived home without incident. Two weeks later I repeated my journey. Upon arriving in the city, I was approached by the young man I had treated.

He told me that he had known I carried money and medicines. He said, “Some friends and I followed you into the jungle, knowing you would camp overnight. We planned to kill you and take your money and drugs. But, just as we were about to move into your camp, we saw that you were surrounded by 26 armed guards.”

At this I laughed and said that I was certainly all alone out in that jungle campsite. The young man pressed the point, however, and said “No sir, I was not the only person to see the guards. My five friends also saw them and we all counted them. It was because of those guards that we were afraid and left you alone.”

At this point in the sermon, one of the men in the congregation jumped to his feet and interrupted the missionary and asked if he could tell him the exact day that this happened. The missionary told the congregation the date, and the man who interrupted told him this story:

“On the night of your incident in Africa, it was morning here and I was preparing to go play golf. I was about to putt when I felt the urge to pray for you. In fact, the urging of the Lord was so strong, I called men in this church to meet with me here in the sanctuary to pray for you. Would all of those men who met with me on that day stand up?”

The men who had met together to pray that day stood up. The missionary wasn’t concerned with who they were – he was too busy counting how many men he saw. There were 26.

This story is an incredible example of how the Spirit of the Lord moves in mysterious ways. If you ever hear such prodding, go along with it.



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One comment

  • Bogdan, that Power of Prayer story is so touching that tears came to my eyes. Thank you!

    As you have just demonstrated today, this certainly has been a busy, productive ALP week.

    I look forward to next Friday’s report.


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