Monthly Archives: January 2016

I’M GLAD I DID NOT DIE

completion of quote above – “indescribable peace – Angels.” ————- (This is a third post about death following “Rumor or Truth” and “Death Happens.”) In order to understand the circumstances that led me to the event I am about to … Continue reading

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DEATH HAPPENS

Where is Jesus?  Luke, among others, says he is in heaven (Luke 24:51).  Someday he promises to  take us where he is.  I am not writing this as a person of great theological knowledge who has all the answers.  I … Continue reading

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RUMOR OR TRUTH?

I’ve accepted the Three Day Quote Challenge issued to me by Shilpa https://iamabloggertoo.wordpress.com/2016/01/28/three-day-quote-challenge-day-2/   Shilpa’s blog indicates a high degree of expertise in both technique and content.  I recommend that you go to her menu and select “childhood,” and read the … Continue reading

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PASSING YEARS

The years have turned to decades; The decades, to scores. Age can bind the body But still love’s spirit soars.   I’ve loved Him since I was but a child. He’s my friend when the storms are wild. When forsaken … Continue reading

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HANG ON TO A GO-GETTER!

So you are the new kid in the air!  Let me tell you about getting in the mix.  Take a university course.  It will help you find a group of people who you can identify with right away because of … Continue reading

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AWARDS UPDATE

Giving thanks to some wonderful blogging friends for awards passed my way. Sometime before Christmas the Sunshine Blogger Award was passed to me.  It is with apologies that I am just now acknowledging it.  I received that award from my … Continue reading

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BITTERSWEET

Pastime of old age Watching old styles become new Feeling bittersweet. ************* Written for ronovan’s haiku challenge using words “style” and “fresh”  https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2016/01/18/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-80-stylefresh/

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ROTE TO RIOT

Perhaps I’m exaggerating by using “riot” as the opposite of rote, but from my observations, not by much.  Two illustrations from my educational experience: In high school, I was called a DAR meaning a Darn Average Raiser.  I liked to … Continue reading

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LESSON FROM THE ROSE

A rose grew by the garden path, A child took a sniff, ran away with a laugh. A short time later, a man walked by, Smelled the rose and made a pleasant sigh.   Now, I’ll ask a question, if … Continue reading

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MAGIC’S END

Oh the magic of it all, Girls, petite, and gentlemen, tall; Moonlight, music and skinny dips Sparkling eyes and inviting lips. But alas!  ‘Twas a short spell.  Don’t bawl!  

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