Monthly Archives: May 2016

REAL MEN DON’T EAT QUICHE, THEY SAY.

OH, DON’T THEY? Does that mean they don’t have a cultured side? Does that mean they don’t have a “feminine” side – they can’t be emotional, loving, tender, caring, forgiving, unselfish, patient, give themselves to the service of others? Perhaps … Continue reading

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GOD SPEAKS

Jeremiah 10:5  Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak…    Habakkuk 2:18  (a man) makes idols that cannot speak.       Psalm 135:16   they have mouths but cannot speak           … Continue reading

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STILL LOVING YOU, MATEY!

He still sees her as seventeen Unseen are the years that came between The years that brought the belly fat The years that made the chest go flat Her ready smile still makes his eyes gleam.   She still sees … Continue reading

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A LITTLE CHILD

“Why do you have Danny’s clothes in the bottom drawer and my clothes in the top drawer where I can’t reach them?” questioned Sammy to his mother. Danny was the older brother, two year’s taller than Sammy.  Mom laughed as … Continue reading

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GOD, A FRIEND?

In earthly friendships there may be a lot of give and take, compromises, and negotiations; however, that is not possible in one’s relationship with  Jehovah-shammah.  Jesus says his friends must do as He commands them.  If one considers that requirement, … Continue reading

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LETTER TO KENLYN

 pop My dear one-year-old Kenlyn, In our family, you are the youngest, I am the oldest except for Papa Sammy who is older than I.  But he is a man.  I want to talk girl talk.  You see once upon … Continue reading

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WITH A FLOURISH

With a flourish, she sat down Sparkling smile for all – She’s the super star in town!

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SIMPLIFYING SHAKESPEARE

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”  So saith the Bard, Shakespeare.   Forgive me, Shakespeare Fans.  My Shakespeare classes are long gone so I can do what I want to with my memories of his writings.  However, … Continue reading

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THE HORNS OF THE ALTAR

In the days of King Solomon, it was a custom that people guilty of manslaughter could take refuge in the “Lord’s tent” at the “horns of the altar.” Joab, one of David’s mighty commanders, had committed two murders and was being … Continue reading

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SECRETS

“I did it, but my family needs me, I need to keep my job.  I can’t afford a lawyer.  Can you help me get out of this mess?”  Family man confesses to his buddy. “My heart is broken.  My grandson … Continue reading

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