Monthly Archives: July 2019

FOOT WASHING

I am an old timer for sure, but even I have not participated in many “foot-washings.”  However, a few years ago a women’s group to which I belonged decided to have a foot-washing.  The following notes consist of 13 scriptures … Continue reading

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THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF

Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!   “Who’s that tramping on my bridge?”  comes the deepest, meanest voice the six year old can make. Response in squeaky high voice of the smallest among us.  “It is I, the little billy goat gruff.”   “Then I … Continue reading

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CURIOSITY KILLED…

Dana left the house unsure about leaving Tabby, the new kitten she had just acquired.  Tabby seemed tame and low key, not at all capricious.  The catastrophe began innocently enough when Tabby spied a crunchy chip amidst the dirt under … Continue reading

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THE SINGING STARS

In the quietness, There’s beauty we cannot see, Sounds we cannot hear. ************** The singing stars. Job 38:7 declares the morning stars sang together Challenge by Ronovan, haiku using beauty/quiet Image:  Thanks, Pixabay https://ronovanwrites.com/2019/07/29/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-264-beautyquiet/

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THE CHURCH TRIUMPHANT

The following is from a Face Book status which I posted in 2014.  Amidst this time of so many feeling like their “church” has failed them, I am again so thankful for the churches and people in my past.  I … Continue reading

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OF WOOD STORK AND FISH

SURVIVAL OF WOOD STORK AND FISH Did one ere see, such legs long and thin Knees a bit knobby, but oh, so trim? It steps about with amazing grace, Aura?  Modern “pouty,” no smile on its face. Give attention to … Continue reading

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TURNING LOOSE

Children are a blessing from the Lord. These, plus five, make up our great grands. Fruitful minds, eternal souls, eager hands. Our influence extended to the third and fourth generation. Preparing citizens for our “God blessed” nation. Hiding fears for … Continue reading

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INTEGRATED SCHOOL – CHAOS/VICTORY

“We’ll hire you but I suppose you want in the northwest schools, so I’m not sure just where you will be placed,” so said the personnel director. “No,” I replied, “I have a sociology degree and I am interested in … Continue reading

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COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET

I’m back with a bang.  A new discovery – so I’ve finally decided to “come out of the closet” and face it head on. BY 2019 STANDARDS, I AM A RACIST!  I’m white.  No other color can be a racist; … Continue reading

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SAYING “HI” AND “BYE” AGAIN

This is the beginning of a new day.  You have been given this day to use as you will.  You can waste it or use it for good.  What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day … Continue reading

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