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The Darlington Society

The Darlington Society (A Thousand Sleepless Nights) Announced!

Deutsch: Porträt_der_Society_of_Dilettanti

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Before I announce the group, I want to thank everyone who put their name in the hat for The Darlington Society. I love this little group and truly believe God has his hand on it. Narrowing it down is a tough job and not one I take lightly. There are always a few names I agonize over (not in a bad way).

Congratulations to the active members this time around. I’m sure we’ll have a fruitful time interacting for the next five months and I’m looking forward to working with each of you. I think we have a great team.

Okay, without further stalling, here are the new active members of The Darlington Society (A Thousand Sleepless Nights):

Kevin Hill
Pat Russell
John
Terri Conrad
Shane Werlinger
“goldenprayerbear”
Vie H.
Susan Snodgrass
Cynthia Howerter
Kim Ford
Carly Kendall
Melinda Williams
Marvin Wiley
Jill Jones
Kyle Waalen
Josh Rollins
Annette Davidson
Drake Anderson
Linda Wagner
Angela Bycroft
Nikole Hahn
Donnalynn Davis
“meagle029”
Jim Kerfien
Heather McBride
Bruce Brady
Claudette Wood
Mark Buzard
“lightatheart”
Tim George

Again, congrats to all the new members. I hope you find the time you spend in this little group worth your while.

I’ll be sending out a welcome email to all of you sometime next week and the new group will officially begin July 1. Stay tuned . . .

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8 thoughts on “The Darlington Society (A Thousand Sleepless Nights) Announced!

  1. Thank you so much for letting me be apart of this group, I am honored. I am looking forward to this journey together as a group and a support.
    God bless.

    Posted by Josh Rollins | June 22, 2012, 6:39 am
  2. I am very excited to be a part of this group. I am looking forward to really getting to know you and this group as we journey together. I am praying that God will lead all of us through this endeavor.
    Blessings to you.
    .

    Posted by Annette Davidson | June 22, 2012, 8:11 am
  3. Thanks so much Mike, I truly did not expect this so this was a very happy morning for me. I am looking forward so much to being a part of this. Bless you and your family

    Posted by Pat Russell | June 22, 2012, 9:38 am
  4. I’m very blessed to be a part of this. Thanks Mike!

    Posted by Shane Werlinger (@FMcButter) | June 22, 2012, 9:43 am
  5. I do not feel qualified for this honor, but I do have the time to pray and I’ve already started. I am so excited I can hardly breathe. This is one of the best gifts I have ever received.

    Thank you

    Posted by Terri Conrad | June 22, 2012, 10:46 am
  6. I’ve written every name down on the list and pray for each one. If you want me as a prayer warrior I will definitely be that. I pray for God to keep my mind open and listen to him so I can pray for what everyone needs at that time.

    Posted by Terri Conrad | June 23, 2012, 12:12 am
  7. Mike, just wanted to say something more. My mother had colon cancer over a year ago. I went through all her treatments with her and I now take care of her stoma (she’s 80 and can’t do it). I know people who’ve lived through this aren’t necessarily comforted by hearing other’s connection with this heart-wrenching disease, but for this reason, I feel I’ve been called to this DS book, specifically. God is good all the time–His timing is uncanny, unbelievable and supernatural. My prayer is that this book will touch the painful shadows in the cancer victim’s life, bring hope for tomorrow–no matter what the outcome of their walk–and boost caregivers to support with compassion and strength. I’m on this team and I’m praying for God’s leading here in evry word you write.

    Posted by donnalynndavis | June 25, 2012, 7:34 am

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