Monthly Archives: January 2019

SOMEONE WHO CARED

William Newell, born in the 1800’s, has had an impact on my life.  He was a prodigal whose father did not give up on him.   His pastor father pleaded his cause to   Dr. R A Torrey to allow William to … Continue reading

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TEMPORARY FIX

Depository For collection letters gives Only fake relief *************** I’m not sure if I am following all the right procedure since this is my first haiku entry for the following challenger who provided the picture: https://thehauntedwordsmith.wordpress.com/2019/01/29/one-a-day-haiku-29/

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AGE ACCORDING TO MODERN MATH

So many have expressed about my age  since I appear so much younger, I thought I might ought to go into a bit of detail about how I know for sure I am eighty-five.  I’m doing new math to prove … Continue reading

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THE DAY AFTER

So yesterday has been here and now is today.  I find I’m only one day older than I was yesterday, even though I had to add a year.  Does that seem right?  At least it explains how the years roll … 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 by … Continue reading

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JOY OF BEING 84 YEARS, 362 DAYS OLD

The joy of 84 years and 362 days!  You ask me the ways?  I’ll tell you.  A clothes closet packed full with clothes – none new.  But oh, the possibilities of a new combination.  I found one today and I … Continue reading

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HEARING IN THE STILLNESS

I listen in His stillness      Bask in His quietness      Learn in His kindness      Cleanse in His holiness      Submit to His loveliness      Rejoice in His nearness Then I hear Him in … Continue reading

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WEEKEND COFFEE SHARE

I’ve been hesitant to join a “coffee share” talk because if you happened to have coffee at my house it would be because my husband made it for you.  Can I still be your friend?  He drinks it quite regularly … Continue reading

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CHICKEN LITTLE? OR IS THE SKY FALLING?

Her name was Cherry; his was Barry.  So it was quite natural for their first date to be at the local drive-in where they ordered Cherry-berry drinks.  It had been thumbs-up for two years.  Natural for marriage in the making, … Continue reading

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GOOD BUSINESS PRACTICE

“I’ll see if they will bring out a new door to replace this one,” said my husband.   He knew he would have to carefully preserve all the broken pieces to prove his point.  If all the pieces were in place, … Continue reading

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