Category Archives: aging

THE LAST FRAGILE WHISPER

“It will be a wonderful life with you,” the bride  whispers  confidently. “Hush, little baby, mama’s darling child,”  mother coos softly. “Go back and brush your teeth now,” mother scolds sternly. “Wow, these grades are great,” mother exclaimes encouragingly. “Go, … Continue reading

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IN THE HANDS OF THE POTTER

 A MARKED DISCOVERY – I HAVE BEEN SECURE IN THE HANDS OF THE POTTER. “But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.” Isaiah … Continue reading

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THAT MATTIE! SHE WAS PROBABLY RIGHT, ALL RIGHT!

Although it was nice outside, Harry sat as he usually did in the old recliner with his feet up and the TV on.  He seldom went out anymore  Breathing was getting hard for him.  Could hardly walk to the kitchen … Continue reading

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FOUR YEAR ANNIVERSARY

OK, I cheated!  This is little doll letting her finger nails get dry is the youngest member of my family.  I’m the oldest.  That’s enough similarity for me to use her picture instead of mine.  😀 I am celebrating my … Continue reading

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CONFUSION

They say I’m in my son’s house Too old to live alone They say he’ll care for me But I know that cannot be. My son is a baby – he is only three.   Challenge picture prompt – write … Continue reading

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AN AGED LOVE

Why do I come? Why do I continue to sit with you.  Why did I spend time with you every day although you did not know me or know that I was there?  Then you were bound to the bed, now bound … Continue reading

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GRADUATION DAY DRAWS NEAR

(Posting an edited re-blog today.  Thinking of my beautiful granddaughter; wishing her blessings as her college graduation is near.  Story begins about sixteen years ago.  My thoughts as the album pages turn.) ************ The browning album crackled from the weight … Continue reading

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Knock, knock. Who’s There? 2017

Some of you know that I had just recovered from an aortic-dissection  and an acute heart attack when I started blogging.  That plus my age loomed large as I evaluated this question.  Why did God choose to  allow me to … Continue reading

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PASSIONATE FLAMES

FIREBUG!  That as the name of a play that my class performed in high school about 1949.  My class was small, just over twenty students.  Apparently they tried to give a role to everybody since I was assigned the role … Continue reading

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UNIQUELY HIS

I’ve been browsing my blogging situation And found far more positives than I deserve, It is really beyond my imagination, As with pleasure I observe.   About forty new followers who have had little to follow Thirty or forty who … Continue reading

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