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: January 2021
Frosty scene outside Brings pleasant glint to my eye. Satisfying work. ************ Written for Ronovan’s Haiku challenge using words “frost” and “glint” Image: Picture, my window to my back yard.
I came upon this writing while going through a family scrapbook. I think it is worth a share to others. I have told some members of the writer’s family that I would post it for those who would like to … Continue reading
After Betty died, Jake gave me a stack of his writings. I was shocked at this creative side of him. And I was surprised that he was sober and off the couch enough to produce such writings. I’m typing as … Continue reading
Betty and Tommy walked into our church one Sunday many years ago. Tommy was a special needs child a young teen. I loved doing visitation so I made a visit to their home. There on the couch lay Jake, obviously … Continue reading
You don’t trust the vaccine because it was done so “speedily?” Others have taken years? Yes, Pres. Trump put that on front burner, the budget was sky high, the pressure for competition between pharmaceuticals – and nations – tremendous. The … Continue reading
Oh, dear, January is half over and nobody has asked my advice for a 2021 theme for their church. I so much wanted to be consulted! I was all ready to say – let’s blaze new trails and go to … Continue reading
“Hop in, honey,” said Laura, before driving away. “Thanks, all’s good.” Cassie answered confidently. Feeling an empty pocket, she remembered her key and money pouch on the music stand. Fighting panic, she went to a side door and breathed a … Continue reading
Many of my friends and me have a hard time when we do not see prayers answered in the way we think they should be. We say we believe God loves us and will work in our favor but we … Continue reading
While being stoned Stephen, being like Jesus, prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:59) I hear of the martyrs of our day. … Continue reading