I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Monthly Archives: September 2018
My last post told of my very “green,” thoroughly-embarrassing experience at my first “real” job which I believe showed how the Lord moved me into a path I would never have dreamed of. From washing dishes for an invalid lady … Continue reading
I HOPE YOU LAUGH; I still snicker in remembrance! “He makes me to lie down in green pastures…” I’m glad that is not literal. I was so green the sheep would have grazed right over me. How green was I? … Continue reading
I hear the sound of silver lights – Not the gong of gold, nor the clash of copper I hear the sound of silver lights – Not the roar of red, nor the … Continue reading
OK, Readers, I’m pretty academic today. But I have good news to bring, and that is why I sing…! OOPS, that’s a song many of you may not have heard – That Good Ole Gospel Ship Don’t you love when your … Continue reading
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
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
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
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