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I was at Active Rain Camp this past week. In conclusion they showed two videos. This one went right to my heart. It is ridiculous the way that it strikes right to the core of your heart. You want to be touched this weekend, watch this. I know it's a bit long (6 minutes), but trust me, it's worth ...
Breaking news is that Saint Charles has voted to approve a new ordinance to allow bar drinking til 2:00 am on all nights.  It used to be that you could only go to a bar to order drinks until 2:00 am on Friday and Saturday night only.  Now that serving time has been expanded to the rest of the wee...
No she's not drinking a Coors light.  I am!  She wanted a picture acting cool though for dad.  I told her that she needed to wait til I finished the goods!  She then ponied up to the table and grabbed the beverage and said take a picture.  So we did.  Needless to say, she loved it.  It was a fun...
I Met the Victim 1 month ago I have a client who's buying house X.  He has to sell his own home before buying the new home.  My buyer gets approved, but three days before closing the loan officer (who happens to be the realtor on the deal) calls and says that we have to postpone the closing becau...
I was amazed at my experience at Rain Camp yesterday in Palatine, Illinois.  I learned a lot with Ben Kinney, Brad Anderson and Bob Stewart.  It was like campapalooza with the big three sharing their wares, stats and knowledge for the neophytes like me.  Seriously, I learned so much from them.  S...
Just went to Harper College this morning.  Already seen Brad Anderson and Bob Stewart.  Ben Kinney gave me the mose useful tip to start the day.  Need to know about www.runpee.com.  When you're at a movie and need to hit the head.....this tells you the best moment to make that dash to the bathroo...
I just cant tell you how blessed I am.  I look at this guy and I realize that with 5 kids, I take him for granted way too often.  And to think that his name is Grant!  Needless to say, I love this guy.  He has the heart of an angel and the tenacity of a bulldog.  I see a diamond being molded her...
It feels great to be back.  Just got my computer back after 3 weeks of waiting for parts.  What does this mean?  It means that I feel like I need to re-connect with people and am back to Active Rain 101.  I'm excited for Rain Camp Chicago on Monday and hope to be a voracious participant.  Needles...
I've been innondated with calls and e-mails asking if I've dropped off Active Rain? No, No, No!!!!!! I had a one - week burnout. I couldn't log on to the Active Rain servers for about a week; I had spring break, and My computer crashed I'll be back up by next week.  I can't wait.  My mouth and fi...

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 1 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. 2 In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. 4 And where I go you know, and the way you know.”
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