Monthly Archives: June 2018

BETTIN’ BILLY

  Bettin’ Billy walked with a swag He’d won four grand betting on the nag. No one else thought she would win So the pay-off was good for him. He looked around and saw a good-time girl They had ten … Continue reading

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WHO NEEDS A GUN?

  Alli had just stepped out to the hall when the gun shots rang out.  Pow! Dave, Steph, and Jared quickly hid under the desks.  Waiting! Waiting!  Alli with her estranged husband who was threatening her at gun point entered … Continue reading

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LAST WORDS

“Debbie, the phone’s for you,” I called at 10:45 last Wednesday morning.  Those were my last words to her.  I could hear her excited voice, then she called back to me, “Mom, I’m going out.  I’ll be back by two … Continue reading

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COME HOME, MY SON

So this is the outcome!  You began the wanderjahr of chasing your dream on a pennyworth of funds, with a pint of whiskey and a sleeping bag,  and fists quick to punch.   What now, Wastrel?  Metals pawned? Marooned on cement?  … Continue reading

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CAUSE FOR ALARM

Your yard, fenced and safe; Your child, innocent at play. Who is observing?       image shutterstock on pixabay https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/06/25/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-207-childsafe/

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OUR LOVE BEGINS

Unborn child of mine: As cells knit themselves into the tiny being you are, so the love of you weaves itself into my heart. ************** Psalm 139:13  “…you knit me together in my mother’s womb…” https://adelectablelife.com/2018/06/24/weekly-writing-prompt-60-weave/

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KNOWLEDGE OF GOD

Man can know no more about God than what God reveals to him. But man can know much less about God than God has revealed. Hosea records God’s disapproval of those who do not know him, “Hear the word of … Continue reading

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BILLION DOLLAR QUANDRY

The following is a repeat, edited a bit from July, ’15.  Not many of you were my readers then.  (Prompt from Krista, a Blogging assignment): You’ve just won $1 billion dollars in the local lottery. You do not have to … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM ME

Some things I need to say:  Thank you for those who have said prayers in my behalf.  If you do not pray, I thank you still for the care you have extended to me.  I am making good progress.  Have … Continue reading

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NOT MY DIRTY FEET!

    Jesus Christ…took upon himself the form of a servant…(Philippians 2:5-7) When we think of Jesus being servant, most of us probably recall his washing the disciples feet. Imagine with me: An accident occurs, a great doctor is called … Continue reading

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