Monthly Archives: September 2018

I’VE NEVER MISSED ELEANOR

Meet my two sisters, Karen and Verna. Me:  “I’ve never missed Eleanor.” “Who’s Eleanor?”  they asked. Me:  “Our sister, Eleanor.” “We have no sister, Eleanor.” “I know.  That’s why I have never been bothered by her absence.” ************* Hope you … Continue reading

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HOW FLOSSIE BECAME PEPPERED STEAK

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, but not before old Flossie, his cow, got into the pepper patch.  Flossie nipped and picked and ate the peppers.   Ate too many and floundered.  Ker-put!  Flossie died.  Now the vultures will … Continue reading

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FINE CHINA SHRAPNEL!

Reason for distress. Charging bull in china shop! Run or take cover!   ************* Challenge by Ronovan:  Haiku using words: Charge & Reason https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/09/17/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-219-charger Image:  Game box “Bull in a China Shop” by Playroom Entertainment

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FORGIVEN SINS ARE GONE

The book “Then Sings My Soul” (Robert Morgan) has a selection on the origin of the hymn “Whiter Than Snow.” He cites various analogies used in Scriptures to describe God’s forgiveness of sins.   Read, meditate, and enjoy these: “Micah 7:19 … Continue reading

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PHUL UV UT!

I’m missing you all.  Been reading some, but no writing.  Facebook still throws stuff at me that I wrote three years old.  I’m enjoying some of it.  So sharing FB status from Sept. 17, 2015. ************ Fanny Crosby.  WOW, what … Continue reading

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SOCIALISM IS NOT CHARITY – Part 1

Socialists cloak themselves with a mantle of great human kindness.  Often even Christian friends seem to think socialism is a good idea because Jesus taught to love our neighbors and to help the needy.  He said one cannot love God … Continue reading

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CHANGE

Facebook Status from September 10, 2014 “How precious also are Thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them!” (Ps. 139:17 NIV) And listen as God expresses his love in the following picturesque words: “I led … Continue reading

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HOLDING THE TONGUE

“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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POUND OR DOLLAR – BOTH PLEASE

Want to start an argument? Say the dollar is better Than the Queen’s pound. Truthfully my British-born husband and I just take as many of both as we can get!  We were quite pleasantly surprised back in the ’90’s when … Continue reading

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OLD FOLKS

Interesting bits from Isaiah 3:4-5, 12 (NIV)  “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them….The young will rise up against the old, the base against the honorable.”   “Youths oppress my people, women rule over them.” Adam Hogg … Continue reading

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