Monthly Archives: January 2020

WHAT MY MIND THINKS, CAN BE DONE?

  Right there on TV, SHE SAYS IT WITH A STRAIGHT FACE, “Greatest danger on earth is warming climate.” What? Millions of babies killed a year doesn’t count?  Terrorists don’t count? Tumbling morals don’t count? Drug addiction doesn’t count? Heart … Continue reading

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LAST DANCE

“Let’s do it!”  Sandy and Hank agreed. “An ice-skating honeymoon.” So the wedding  was on Valentine’s Day – fifty years ago. They first met at a skating rink when Hank helped Sandy after a fall.  She had twisted her ankle.  … Continue reading

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THEISM, GOD MAINTAINS

  In the beginning God created — and said it is good. ************** I have an acre of land.  It has a house, a shed, a shop, cars, gardens, flower beds, driveway, grass, trees, mailbox, and other such plants and … Continue reading

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UNDERSTAND YET?

Follow carefully and you will see why I am such a good teacher.  I posted this in 2014 and had several likes but only two or three of you were with me then.  I enjoyed it too much to pass … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS

THE PARTY’S OVER! And I’m back to normal—good enough for me. I’ll try not to take advantage of my “eighties” excuses. I worried that my huff, bluff, and fluff which included the “ranting about me” might be more than I … Continue reading

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86? WHAT NOW?

  Yesterday is gone – the end of 85. Not much to report except I’m still alive, The future is at hand, the beginning of 86. What will the year hold, with its treats and tricks? ************ The picture shows … Continue reading

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ME HOT WITH HOT YAHTZEE

  What a night!  Three games and five Yahtzees for me!  It turned out to be Yahtzee night because all five players won Yahtzees, but I was the only FIVE winner!  That Hotzee there in the blue is ME = … Continue reading

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BEHIND STAINED GLASS

How many “layers” of doors do you have to enter to get into your church sanctuary? Probably at least two, maybe three or more-exterior, lobby, at least.  Can anyone peek in and see what is going on in your sanctuary? … Continue reading

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WHEN SPARROWS SANG -ALTAR

Twenty-some years ago I wrote a manuscript called “When Sparrows Sang.”  It consisted of memories of singing songs in the churches I attended the first half of my life.  Basically relating to hymn singing or southern gospel songs sung by … Continue reading

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LIAR MEETS LIAR

Divorced, thirty-six years old, three children and nearly penniless, Ilene worried over the imponderibilia awaiting her if she could not quickly find a husband. After taking the kids to her mom, Ilene stood before her mirror, rubbing her hands one … Continue reading

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