Category Archives: change

MORE 2nd NIV GRIPES

A way-back-when story. It was about 1953 or 54, the church was raising money for something. Sammy and I had no money but we had just bought our first TV. We decided to give the church the TV so they … Continue reading

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MORE HEART STRINGS

The year was 1965 or 66 and I had a class of third and fourth grade students.  Our language arts lesson consisted of writing about our class.  The students dictated a paragraph which I wrote on the board.  They were … Continue reading

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PARTING IS SUCH SWEET SORROW

Three? four? weeks I’ve been preparing for a garage sale.  I was ready today, but…my husband has the shingles; he hurts too badly to put the signs in the ground, and I can’t push them down enough to stay upright (neither … Continue reading

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SITTING THERE, MAKING MONEY

I drove by a plot of land the other day on a busy commercial street in Oklahoma City.  My heart sort of tanked with a memory from over sixty years ago.  Five acres with a small frame house. At one … Continue reading

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DENYING THE BUTTERFLY

  A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry:  “I haven’t  seen Legus lately, have you?” Fuzzy:  “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up.  Sure looked dead.” Harry:  “That’s bad.  He was a good … Continue reading

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LET THE CHURCH AWAKE

To my blogger friends. Today I am particularly addressing the people who make up Jesus’ church, all of us who meet in our separate groups with various names, here and there across the nation. Others are welcome to see my … Continue reading

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CHILDHOOD ANGST? NOT FOR ME

Shh…  I’m thinking.  Shh…  I’m reliving moments from yesteryear.  Shh… I’m striving to discover a deep dark secret from my childhood.  My internal tape recorder reveals no mystery, no secrets, no pain.  Sort of disappointing, isn’t it?  Surely I am … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT THE GOOD OLE DAYS?

Change is generally thought to be about more technology.  I love modern stuff like cars, refrigeration, cell phones, air-conditioning, computers, T.V., and such.  I recently read a series of books in which some scientific abnormality put an end to all … Continue reading

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