Did you notice what I missed this month??

Those of you that are very observant probably noticed that I completely missed this month’s Praise and Coffee Giveaway.

Yup, I’m a loser! But to make it up to you I am going to do an extra giveaway for June. I will pick two winners and the second one will receive a Praise and Coffee “Inspired” mug of their choice.
My brain went on haitus because my Mom’s been in the hospital. I haven’t talked about it online because it’s not my story to tell, but I will say that she is doing much better and we are hopeful that her health will continue to improve.
It has been a really hard couple weeks. Some scary times for sure.
And between running to Grand Rapids (a 45 minute one-way drive) everyday and shuffling Lauren around, my brain was distracted and frankly I didn’t have time to stop and write about anything.
Although, I wore out the battery everyday while texting on my iPhone, my thumbs are in great shape, they could win a marathon, seriously, I would hang a little sash right on them if they won.
In the mean time I want to thank the sweet ladies of the Otsego Church of God for having me speak at their Women’s Wellness Day.
When I saw on the flyer that they billed me as “A dynamite inspirational speaker!” I was worried…I wasn’t sure I had anything explosive except emotion flowing through me. But I begged God to pour Himself out of me for them because on my own, I had nothing to offer.
And in true form…He did. The Father poured His love out on those ladies and I don’t say that with any pride because I know it was all Him…especially when my words ministered to my own tired and hurting heart. He’s so faithful!
Here is my new banner for Praise and Coffee Nights, what do ya think??

Just wanted to update you on my temporary leave of absence. If you emailed me, I will get to it…just might take a while to catch up!
Thanks so much to all of you wonderful girlfriends out there, I truly love ya!
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Comments

  1. LOVE your new banner!!!!!!!! Hugs and more hugs to you!

  2. Thank you!! And thank you so much for helping with Lauren, I don't know what I would have done without you!!!

    Did you see your button over there to the right? I couldn't believe that I forgot to put your button on my blog after I made it!!
    It's there now and in case anyone didn't know who you were I made that obvious! πŸ™‚

    Love ya bunches!!!
    Sue

  3. Hope things are looking up for you mom! Saying prayers for her now! Send her our love, hopefully she remembers us. Good times with her so many years ago!

  4. I’m sure she does Ginger! I’ll let her know, thank you!

  5. I'm so sorry that your mom hasn't been well, Sue. At least you live close enough to be able to go and see her. I pray that life can resume some sense of normalcy for you soon.
    My recent post What Makes a Good Mentor?

  6. So sorry about your mom….praying that she heals and all is well again. I have been so busy you should see my inbox….haha
    My mom has dementia, so that is a whole different story….
    Love ya

  7. Glad your mom is doing better….and that the Lord showed up at your speaking engagement….

  8. My heart goes out to youâΒ€¦ Praising Him, Sue Cramer Praise and Coffee Praise and Coffee Nights

  9. Thank you Karen! J Praising Him, Sue Cramer Praise and Coffee Praise and Coffee Nights

  10. Thanks Karen!!

  11. Love the banner! Miss you and praying – let me know if you need anything – coffee, chat ,someone to watch Lauren – Talk to you soon

  12. You’re so sweet! Thank you! Lauren is out of school now so lets do something next week J Praising Him, Sue Cramer Praise and Coffee Praise and Coffee Nights

  13. First of all you are in no way a loser for anything, so there. Second, you were AWESOME at the Expo and God certainly did speak through you. Third, I do love the new banner πŸ™‚
    My recent post Paranoia Will Destroy Ya

  14. Hello dear friend…I completely agree with Kristine, you could never be a "loser"…you are a woman wearing many hats and sometimes when you wear lots of hats things fall…we ALL totally get that.

    So glad to hear your mom is on the mend and that life seems to be getting back to normal!

    Bunches of Love,
    <3 Mel

  15. Deb DeVlieger says:

    Sue, you rock!! your a Daughter of the KING, not a loser, pick your self up and do something nice just for YOU:) We love you and appreciate all you do! Hang in there, glad your mom is doing better. . . .love ya:)
    Deb

  16. Thanks so much Dionna πŸ™‚

  17. Ok, ok maybe not a loser but certainly a cotten-headed ninnymuggins! πŸ™‚
    Thanks so much, you are all so sweet!

  18. That is so nice Kristine, thank you! You did great too and I can't wait til you share at our August Praise and Coffee πŸ™‚

  19. Love ya friend.

  20. Deb, you are too sweet! Thank you.

  21. I stole that from the movie Elf :)Sue Cramer Sent from iphone.

  22. just dropped by tonight. It's been awhile. I've been getting back into the blogging scene again. Glad to hear your mom is doing better. Grace to you, Sue!
    My recent post Purity Begins In The and Mind…And Heart!