Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 Good News Posts from Margaret

Pope congratulates Obama on Inauguration Day

"Pope Benedict XVI, congratulating Barack Obama on his inauguration as U.S. president, prayed that he would remain steadfast in his dedication to promote understanding, cooperation and peace in the world."

Read more of the Pope's message here...

Shed pounds with smart exercise and eating habits

"Q I just started working out a few months ago and am sticking to a high-protein, low-carb diet. I lost some weight, but for the amount of time I spend exercising, I think I should be seeing better results. I lift weights one day and walk the next day, and do an hour per workout. I have no idea what I am doing wrong. Can you help?"

Read the answer here...

Featured Plant – Asparagus

"Asparagus offers two major perks to the vegetable gardener. First, it's a sure sign that spring is here and the gardening season has begun. Secondly, asparagus is one of the few perennial vegetable crops. Plant it once and it keeps on giving. There is some up front work to be done, before you can enjoy the harvest, but a well-established bed can produce for decades."

Read about this vegetable here...

Inaugural Prayers, Speech Plead for God's Grace

"God appeared during Tuesday’s inauguration – that is in the prayers lifted up by the selected pastors and in President Barack Obama’s speech."

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Inaugural Memorabilia: What It's Worth

"An estimated two million people will visit the nation’s capital over the weekend to watch Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration. And while witnessing history will be rewarding enough to some, other attendees will be looking to reap some sizable financial rewards, as well.'

Read more of this story here...

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