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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Category Archives: death
A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry: “Hey, Fuzzy, I haven’t seen Leggus lately, have you?” Fuzzy: “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up. At least he sure looked dead.” Harry: “That’s bad. … Continue reading
Spirit soars freely; Life escapes this skin cocoon; Flesh turns to ashes. ************ O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth … Continue reading
Isn’t this a pretty picture of a water cistern? Cool, clear, soothing – inviting one into a dreamland of small fishes and granted wishes, dancing fairies and luscious berries. Come, troubled soul, what ease awaits. … Continue reading
I’ve learned the story of why this bike is parked here at Mazie’s house every day for ten hours. Sad, really. Jake is the rider. Jake and Mazie were married for 24 years. They divorced 37 years ago and neither … Continue reading
You sometimes can’t cope? You fear having no support? Call for help – NAMI **************** Recognizing that September is National Suicide Prevention Month, Ronovan has asked that our haiku relate to that subject. Thank you, Ronovan. The National Suicide … Continue reading
Not only outside was she beautiful, My sister was beautiful inside. She was a Proverbs 31 woman. She fought a brave battle For fourteen years. August 24, 2019, she was released from her body of pain, Into eternal life. She … Continue reading
In order to understand the circumstances that led me to the event I am about to tell you, you should read the page called, “Why Me, Lord.” It can be found at my last post, Why Me If you read that, … Continue reading
“Why Me, Lord, what have I ever done to deserve even one, of these blessings from you.” (Kris Kristofferson) I find in Psalms 91:14 “Because she loves me, says the Lord, I will rescue her. … Continue reading
Feeling chilly Fran put the teapot on and went back to her warm bed. Six years ago Jim bought the whistling teapot. They lay in bed many mornings fitting words to the rhythm of its whistle. Silly things, kiddie things. … Continue reading