"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation.

You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it."
Dr. Adrian Rogers 1931-2005

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the Double Nickel Farm Family! Welcome Michelle Malkin readers!
Jennifer

Update

Click here to read the post that Michelle wrote sharing our story. Thank you Michelle! I truly desired to share with others that nothing is impossible, and with conviction and determination one can achieve anything.

15 comments:

Zorro said...

Happy Thanksgiving from western Pennsylvania!

Wow! That is a great view from your porch. I have visited the White Sands Missile range in the past, truly God's Country.

Anonymous said...

May God continue to bless you and your family. You inspire me to see what can be instead of what could have been. You have retained the ideals that this great country was founded upon (faith and fortitude).

Half-Past Kissin' Time said...

Came over via Michelle's article. Your story is inspiring. You are a wonderful wife and mother. I'm happy for you and your family.

~~Deby said...

To you and yours as well, my friend...and to Michelle and her family and friends...
GOD IS GOOD
Deby

Amanda B. said...

Happy Thanksgiving from our farm in Tennessee! Thanks for sharing your story with Michelle - you and your family set a simple and true example for all of us. May the Lord bless and keep you all!

Mrs4444 said...

P.S. Since you're probably going to have a lot of company around here soon, you might want to add a post (or something in the sidebar) that tells your story (the one Michelle told) for those who don't arrive here via Michelle. For example, I'm linking to your site tomorrow, and no one will have read Michelle's story first. Just a thought. I'm sure you have PLENTY of time on Thanksgiving Day to whip that up, right?! hee hee You can always copy what Michelle wrote (or link to it, I suppose). No need to post this comment, of course...

Judy said...

Yes, I'm a Michelle Malkin reader and followed her link to your great blog. I have tried to add your feed to my Google Reader without success. Whenever I add it the web page comes in as Ballseye's Boomers????? Please help if you can...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Paleo Pat said...

Excellent Story. May the Lord continue to Bless you and Keep your family.

-Pat

Amadeo said...

Hang in there, Jen and family.

This too will pass.

I'm a Michelle Malkin reader, too, and was only to glad to follow the link and get inspired.

My 3 sons also went through the armed forces, as all marines in the Reserve.

Old Patriot said...

Jenifer,

It's nice to read your blog! I've bookmarked it, and will return regularly.

My wife and I lived in Alamogordo in the late 1960's, so we're familiar with the area. White Sands is just one of many areas that are great to visit. We loved the Mescalero Indian reservation, Sunspot, Cloudcroft, and the little towns around the area. Haven't been back since we left in 1970. We really want to, but it's kind of out of the way of our usual travels. Take care, and God bless you with all the rewards hard work and clean living can provide.

Anonymous said...

God bless you. Your story is an inspiration!

Xenia said...

May your Thanksgiving Day be truly blessed and peaceful!

I am another who came over from Michelle's, and was very edified to read your letter to her. And now I'm pleased to have found your lovely blog :)

May you have good strength for all you do.

Tina said...

I was touched by your story. May God bless your family and protect your son as he serves in the army. Happy Thanksgiving Day!

ConservativePup said...

I also found you from Michelle's site. I read her regularly, and now, I'll read you regularly too.

From our farm in Oklahoma to yours, may you and your family have the "the peace that passeth understanding" and may God continue to bless you.

Please convey to your son how very much we appreciate his service to our country, and know how much we appreciate your family's service through him.

Thank you for your sense of self-reliance. You and your family are an inspiration.

Helen Dallman said...

Hi! Followed you here from Michelle Malkin's site, like so many others. We are in the process of doing what you have done! THANK YOU for mentioning on your blog that you rented for a few YEARS while implementing your plan. We are focused, and will not waver, but sometimes I get impatient. God bless you all. --Helen Dallman