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  FALLING IN LOVE ALL OVER AGAIN                              Chadron Community
                                                              MOPS
                                   Our speakers today         Volume 1, Issue 6

                                   are Randy and
                                                              February 2006
                                   Penny Dockweiler.
                                   Randy and Penny
                                                              MOPS to do list:
                                   have been married
                                                              ☺ Be sure to check the
                                   for almost 17 years          announcements!! We have
                                   and have 3 beautiful         a lot going on!!

                                   girls. Sarah is a 6th      ☺ Pamper yourself, you
                                                                deserve it!!!!
                                   grader at Chadron          ☺ Hug your children!!
                                   Middle School,             ☺ Make your husband his
Makenzie is a fourth grader and Whitney a 1st grader at         favorite meal!!

Eastward Elementary. They have lived in Chadron
since 2002. They moved from Dallas Texas to take over
the pastorate at Ridgeview Bible Church. They love
                                                              Inside this issue:
Chadron.
                                                              INSTALLING LOVE         2
They enjoy the college students and the mentoring that        WHAT WOULD YOU 2
they get to do with them. They like classic 80’s rock n       DO FOR LOVE

roll, playing name that singer on the radio as they travel.   LOOK WHO’S              3
                                                              EXPECTING
They’ve talked about buying Nike Shox and beginning to
jog, but you all know how that goes. :>). They spend          ANNOUNCEMENTS
                                                              & BIRTHDAYS
                                                                                      3

much time watching their kids’ activities and helping out
where they can. Their marriage philosophy is best sum-        VALENTINES
                                                              FAMILY PAGE
                                                                                      4

marized by stating “Being parents is fun but being lovers     OUR SPONSORS            5
is better.”
                                                              TIME FOR A              6
                                                              CHANGE
                INSTALLING LOVE ON THE HUMAN COMPUTER
Customer: I really need some help. After         Tech Support: My pleasure. Go to your           directory called "SELF-ACCEPTANCE"?
much consideration, I've decided to install      Start menu and invoke FORGIVENESS.              Customer: Yes, I have it.
LOVE. Can you guide me through the               EXE. Do this as many times as necessary         Tech Support: Excellent. You're getting
process?                                         until it's erased the programs you don't        good at this. Now, click on the following
Tech Support : Yes, I can help you. Are          want.                                           files and then copy them to the
you ready to proceed?                            Customer: Okay, now LOVE has started            "MYHEART" directory: FORGIVE-SELF.
Customer: Well, I'm not very technical, but      installing itself automatically. Is that nor-   DOC, REALIZE-WORTH.TXT, and AC-
I think I'm ready to install it now. What do I   mal?                                            KNOWLEDGE-LIMITATIONS.DOC. The
do?                                              Tech Support: Yes. You should receive a         system will overwrite any conflicting files
Tech Support: The first step is to open          message that says it will stay installed for    and begin patching any faulty program-
your HEART. Have you located your                the life of your HEART. Do you see that         ming. Also, you need to delete SELF-
HEART?                                           message?                                        CRITICISM.EXE from all directories, and
Customer: Yes, I have, but there are sev-        Customer: Yes, I do. Is it completely in-       then empty your recycle bin afterwards to
eral other programs running right now. Is it     stalled?                                        make sure it is completely gone and never
okay to install while they are running?          Tech Support: Yes, but remember that            comes back.
Tech Support: What programs are run-             you have only the base program. You             Customer: Got it. Hey! My HEART is filling
ning?                                            need to begin connecting to other               up with new files. SMILE.MP3 is playing
Customer: Let's see... I have PAST-              HEARTs in order to get the upgrades.            on my monitor right now and it shows that
HURT.EXE, LOW-ESTEEM.EXE,                        Customer: Oops. I have an error message         PEACE.EXE, and CONTENTMENT.EXE
GRUDGE.EXE, and RESENTMENT.EXE                   already. What should I do?                      are copying themselves all over my
running now.                                     Tech Support: What does the message             HEART. Is this normal?
Tech Support: No problem. LOVE will              say?                                            Tech Support: Sometimes. For others it
gradually erase PAST-HURT.EXE from               Customer: It says "ERROR 412-                   takes a while, but eventually everything
your current operating system. It may re-        PROGRAM NOT RUN ON INTERNAL                     gets downloaded at the proper time. So,
main in your permanent memory, but it will       COMPONENTS." What does that mean?               LOVE is installed and running. You should
no longer disrupt other programs. LOVE           Tech Support: Don't worry, that's a com-        be able to handle it from here. Ah, one
will eventually overwrite LOW-ESTEEM.            mon problem. It means that the LOVE             more thing.
EXE with a module of its own called              program is set up to run on external            Customer: Yes?
HIGH-ESTEEM.EXE. However, you have               HEARTs but has not yet been run on your         Tech Support: LOVE is freeware. Be
to completely turn off GRUDGE.EXE and            HEART. It is one of those complicated           sure to give it and its various modules to
RESENTMENT.EXE. Those programs                   programming things, but in non-technical        everybody you meet. They will in turn
prevent LOVE from being properly in-             terms it means you have to "LOVE" your          share it with other people and they will
stalled. Can you turn those off?                 own machine before it can "LOVE" others.        return some similarly cool modules back
Customer: I don't know how to turn them          Customer: So what should I do?                  to you.
off. Can you tell me how?                        Tech Support: Can you pull down the             Customer: I will! Thanks for your help!



                                 WHAT WOULD YOU DO FOR LOVE?
This is a true story that happened               The lizard had survived in such a                other lizard had been feeding the
in Japan.                                        position for 10 years! In a dark wall            stuck one for the past 10 years...
In order to renovate the house,                  partition for 10 years without mov-              Such love, such a beautiful love!
someone in Japan tore open the                   ing, it is impossible and mind bog-              Such love happened with this tiny
wall. Japanese houses normally                   gling. Then he wondered how this                 creature...
have a hollow space between the                  lizard survived for 10 years without             What can love do?
wooden walls. When tearing down                  moving a single step--since its foot             It can do wonders!
the walls, he found that there was               was nailed!                                      Love can do miracles!
a lizard stuck there because a nail              So he stopped his work and ob-                   Just think about it; one lizard had
from outside was hammered into                   served the lizard, what it had been              been feeding the other one untir-
one of its feet. He saw this, felt               doing, and what and how it has                   ingly for 10 long years, without giv-
pity, and at the same time he was                been eating. Later, not knowing                  ing up hope on its partner. If a
curious. When he checked the nail,               from where it came, appeared an-                 small creature like a lizard can love
turns out, it was nailed 10 years                other lizard, with food in its mouth.            like this...
ago when the house was first built.              Ahh! He was stunned and at the                   just imagine how we can love if
What happened?                                   same time, touched deeply. An-                   we try.



                                    Page 2                                                                                  Mommy Moments
                                                                                    Happy
                                                                                   Birthday
                                                                                      Lori Todd
                                                                                     February 2

                                                                                    Joette Fuller
                                                                                    February 22

                                                                             Love Is...
                                                                           by Greg Scelsa
MOPS MEETINGS                                                       Love is...a tender feeling,
                                                                     Love is...a way of being,
Feb 8th                                                     Love is...just showing someone you care.
"Star Struck"- Falling in Love all over again                   Love is...helping with the dishes,
Speakers: Penny and Randy Dockweiler                            Love is...feeding your pet fishes,
                                                              Love is...just giving from your heart.
                                                                      Love is so very simple,
Feb 22nd
                                                                         It's not a mystery,
Five Star Families: Loyalty - Joette Fuller
                                                                When you treat those around you
Craft- Romance Boxes                                                     The very same way
                                                                   You want them to treat you.
March 8th "Star Spangled Manners"                                   Love is...your baby sister,
Speaker: Colleen Harford                                            Love is...playing with her,
                                                               Love is...holding her when she cries.
OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                Love is...sharing your candy,
                                                                Love is...being all that you can be.
Scrapbooking in Crawford                                          Love is lending a helping hand
                                                                    When someone needs you.
Feb 12th & March 12th
                                                                          Love is... L-O-V-E
1-6 p.m. Contact Becky Wendland for more info.
                                                                    Love is... For you and me.
665-1312                                                   Oh! Love is the greatest thing in the world!

Raffle Drawing/ Chris Parr Fundraiser Feb 22nd
at MOPS (For one night?s stay at "The Flat Iron"                                 Look Who’s
in Hot Springs) Contact Joette Fuller for more
info. 432-8373.                                                                  Expecting
Spaghetti Feed And Silent Auction Fundraiser
for Chris Parr Feb 25th 5-8 p.m. Crawford Com-
munity Building. Meal includes spaghetti, salad,                                    Crystal Bailey
bread, dessert and drink $2.50 12 yrs and under,                                        June
$5.00 13 yrs and up. Contact Phaedra at 665-
2663 for more info.

                                                   Volume 1, Issue 6                                      Page 3
Chadron Community MOPS –Family Page
Different Hearts -Science                            If You Love Me And You Know It
Find pictures of a real heart and a play one. Tell   Sung to If You're Happy And You Know It
about the differences. Have them take turns          If you love me and you know it,
listening to each other's heart with their ears      clap your hands
to each other's chests.                              If you love me and you know it,
                                                     clap your hands
                                                     If you love me and you know it
                                                     Then your face will surely show it
   Math Hearts                                       If you love me and you know it,
   Cut several heart                                 clap your hands
   shapes in half.                                   Other Verses:
   On one side write                                 Say "I Love You" Blow me a kiss
   4 + 1 =, on the                                   Give me a hug
   other side, the
   answer. Do this
   using different
                                                      Valentine's Day Gift
   math problems.
                                                      Copy the poem below. Assist each
                                                      child in cutting an 8 x 11 inch piece
                                                      of sheer lace. Have each child lay
                                                      the lace right side down, on a flat
                                                      surface and place a handful of pot-
     Love Bug Bookmark                                pourri in the center of the lace. Help
     A special gift children can make for a           each child wrap the lace around the
     special someone that they love. red yarn         potpourri and gather the excess
     (32 " long),red/white colored paper, small       lace. Secure it with a ribbon to tie
     picture of student,scissors,glue,crayons         around the sachet. Attach the poem
     Cut out 2 red and 2 white hearts. Glue           to the sachet.
     picture of student onto 1 white heart.           This pretty bag of potpourri
     Write "I love you" on the other white            Was made for you by little me
     heart. Color 2 red hearts to look like           In it there are leaves and flowers
     "love bugs". Spread glue onto the back of        That will smell sweet for many hours
     1 red and white heart. Sandwich one end          I helped cut the ribbon and lace
     of red yarn between the two hearts. re-          And tied it in a special place
     peat this with the other two hearts on           So keep it somewhere it can stay
     the other end of yarn. Let dry.                  To remind you of this Valentine's
                                                      Day



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                                                                                  Penny’s Pretties
                                      Sheri Edwards                            Custom-made Beaded,
                                    334 Bordeaux St.                     Swarovski and Sterling Silver Jewelry
                                   Chadron, NE 69337                           Penny Dockweiler
                                      (308)432-3157                      626 Shelton;Chadron, NE 69337
                                Sheri4christ@hotmail.com         Phone: (308)432-6698;Email: randypen@bbc.net

                    Premier Designs Jeweler—Lori Todd                        The Dance Boutique
                       532 Cedar; Chadron, NE 69337                            Shauna Coupens
                      Earn Free Jewelry Ask Me How                          In Chadron & Gordon
                           Phone: (308)432-3915               Offers Lessons in Ballet, Tap & Jazz—3 yrs - Adult
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                                                                          800-432-3139; 308-432-3112
                336 Main St.; Chadron, NE 69337
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                               Taste Testing Shows
                                are Easy and Fun
                         Call Lynn Fitzgibbon #432-2589


                                 Circa 1900                                         Movie Magic
                       Finds, Furnishings, and Framing                      Video, games, and DVD rental.
                        For the Museum of Your Soul                                Kimberly Olson
                        202 W. 3rd St., Chadron, NE                              425 West 3rd Street
                                                                                 Chadron, NE 69337


                                                                                     Gatherings
                      Morford’s Decorating Center                              Gifts and Home Décor
                            132 W 3rd St.                                  139 W. Third St., Chadron, NE
                             Chadron, NE                               “Helping you create a place to hang your



                            Video USA & Tanning                           Tee Jays Camera and Photo
                               118 W. 3rd St.                             211 Main St., Chadron, NE
                                Chadron, NE                                www.teejayscamera.com
                                  432-4114

                                                                               Annie’s Scrapbooking
                        Ridgeview Bible Church                     A division of TeeJay’s Camera & Photography
                      919 E. 10th St., Chadron, NE                          211 Main St., Chadron, NE
                     www.ridgeviewbiblechurch.com                  Everything you could possibly need to treasure
                                                                               your memories forever



                      Chadron Community Church                               Mary Kay Cosmetics
                      632 W. 8th St., Chadron, NE                             Marleta Hastings
                               432-4462                                           432-3847



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ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE?
As you probably know by now,         compared to our two bedroom         for God and each other. God
we have relocated to North           home and of course again there      has blessed us with tons of
Platte. Imagine my surprise          are boxes everywhere so we          friends in Chadron and I know
when I came home from my an-         haven’t quite settled in yet. I’m   that he will do the same for us
nual physical and my hubby an-       rushing to unpack everything        in North Platte. Change is hard
nounced “We are moving in            and put it in it’s place so that    and I have to admit I do not like
three weeks!” So, I ran to Wal-      we can once again feel settled      it, but I’m excited to begin this
mart and began collecting            and at home. We are allowed         new venture with my husband
boxes and packing for our new        to paint here so of course the      and kids and see what God has
adventure. Our dining room           “designer” in me is looking at      in store for us here. God bless
became a wall of boxes or a          the walls in each room deciding     you all!! We will miss you!!!
“fort” as my boys like to call it.   what colors they will be and
Pictures came off the walls and      how I’m going to decorate. The
cupboards were emptied. Our          only thing that we do not have
home that we had finally settled     is the friends that we made in
into after three years finally       Chadron. Although we are both
wasn’t “home” anymore. We            city lovers, we are going to
drove to North Platte to look for    miss the closeness and famili-
housing which in itself was a        arity that Chadron gave us. My
very stressful event. Housing is     husband remarked that it was
really hard to find here and af-     strange going into Walmart and
ter two days of searching for        not seeing one familiar face!!!
the perfect home, we found a         The only thing that hasn’t
two story duplex. It’s so huge       changed in our life is our love

				
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