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Belinda Thompson

gateway kids early childhood | special needs coordinator

Joined Gateway Staff: August 24, 2014

Family:   Husband Sam
Two sons - Sam, Jr. and Clark
Daughter in-law - Clark's wife Rio
Grandchild - Pacey
Brother - Bill & Sister - Dianne
Mom and Dad passed away 2009. Plus sister in-laws, brother in-laws, nieces, nephews and their families. Great family.

FAVORITES

Books: I love to read.  Mysteries and Thrillers, Action and Adventure, Classics
Food: I like to try all foods at least once.  My favorite is Southern cooked foods
Snack Food: Homemade Trash, popcorn, dips and chips
Music Artist:  I love to listen to all kinds of music,  Names that come to mind; Elvis, Joe Cocker, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Martin Smith, Andrae Crouch.
Artist: My favorite artists are: Claude Monet, Van Gogh, Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Camille Pissarro. After seeing their work I can understand why people want to steal artwork.  (Not that I ever would, but I understand!).
Times of Day: Sunday afternoons
Season: Fall and Spring
Places in the World: White sandy beaches in Florida’s Gulf of Mexico, mountains in north Georgia & Paris.  If I got to travel to Italy and Greece I think these would be my favorite too.
Place to Pray: I pray everywhere, bathroom, shower, bed, car, church, walking, traveling, outside in quite peaceful places.  I do have a sitting area in my bedroom where I do my Bible study and pray, its quite, peaceful and comfortable.
Recreational Activities/Hobbies: Golf – not very good, but I like to play, snow skiing, walking, biking (fun, easy, take your time biking)  fishing, boating, painting, knitting, crocheting, reading….
Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:5, Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength ( I like to add mind).  John 3:17 – God did not send his Son into the world to judge the world. He sent his Son to save the world through him.  Psalms 23
Sport: College Football, golf, baseball

LEAST FAVORITES

Food: liver
Time of Day: When the alarm goes off.
Season: I like Summer, except Texas summer when it’s so hot and humid… I walk out the door and my hair goes flat. That’s the only part of the summer season I don’t care for.
Life Motto: “Christ is our only Hope”.  “You can’t make someone love you”.   “Get UP, Keep GOING”, “We can’t rely or blame people for our happiness….  We are responsible for our own happiness with Christ as our savior.”
Three People I’d Like to Meet: hummmm… My first would be Jesus Christ, but I will see Him one day.  Other’s let me think… Billy Graham for his wisdom, Claude Monet to study art under him.   Albert Einstein for science and his champion of human rights and a more peaceful world.
One of the Things I Find Most Fascinating:  How sound and the human voice comes to us through wireless technology. How in the world did someone figure that out.   
One of My Greatest Experiences with God: I had planned on being a Famous Artist. But, God had other plans for me.  My continuing,  greatest experiences, is how Christ has and is working in and with me to become a person, who wants to make sure children, special needs children and their family, to know how much Christ loves them.  This has been my greatest experience with God. He has given me the ability to do things that I never thought I could do.  Amazing….
Most People Don’t Know This About Me: I have skied down Black Diamond slopes, while snow skiing.