FROM THE DESK: Of Elder Larry Quintana,
Overseer of the Berean Family Forum - Berean

May this encourage you always.

Don't spend major time with minor people. If there are people in your life that
continually disappoint you, break promises, stomp on your dreams, too judgmental,
have different values and don't have your back during difficult times...that is not a

To have a friend, be a friend. Sometimes in life as you grow, your friends will
either grow or go. Surround yourself with people who reflect values, goals interests
and lifestyle. When I think of any of my successes, I am thankful to GOD
from whom all blessings flow, and to my family and friends that enrich my life.

Over the years my phone book has changed because I changed for the better. At
first you think you're going to be alone, but after a while new people show up in
your life that make your life so much sweeter and easier to endure.

Remember what your elders used to say, "Birds of a feather flock together. If
you're an eagle, don't hang around chickens:

Chickens Can't Fly!

I love the Lord and thank Him for all that He does in my life, He is my source of
existence. He keeps me functioning each and everyday. Without Him, I will be

Without Him, I am nothing but with Him I can do all things. Phil 4:13
If you love God, send this to five people and the person that sent it to you!!!!!! Be
Positive - Be Progressive - Take the time to make a positive difference in someone's
Walk by faith
Not by sight
Receive God's blessings With all my Love,

One of God's Children to Another
Isaiah 40:31

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and
not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”