Category Archives: family

WHAT’S THE KEY?

BEFORE GOING FURTHER WITH OUR SUBJECT FROM YESTERDAY,LET’S TAKE A JOURNEY through the Bible and see what is outstanding about successful Bible youth.  We will find: Isaac  – What a model of submission!  We hear of Abraham’s great faith, but … Continue reading

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LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND

    Man/woman relationships are established in Genesis. Marriage, including sex, between one man and one woman is God’s plan. The book is replete with cases that are not one man/one woman, but I can’t think of any that did … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES

The summer tradition had begun several years ago and was cherished by Todd’s family long before the tragedy occurred.  Cyan had sweet memories of summer camps with candles burning until the paraffin gradually melted to the nubs.  The elders would … Continue reading

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DADDY’S BOOTS

Whatever happened to daddy’s boots? Flannel shirts and Levis, or Western suits. Justin boots and Stetson hats were the apparel of my family roots.   They were given to my mom From the hospital that long night. Love and memories … Continue reading

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LEAVING IT TO “THE KIDS”

 WINTER!  Such a busy time.  “…a beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight, walking in a winter wonderland…”  Are you kidding?  Who has time for a walk when she is in a constant sprint!  All right, I am being unfair.  I am … Continue reading

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JUST A HOLY DAY – NOT A HOLIDAY

 Splintered fragments from my day. RRRing.  Answering phone.  Hello.  Want the girls today?  Sure send them over. Running with hugs.  Using water bottle to squirt water.  Chasing yellow butterfly. Enters house.  Soaking feet.  Painting toenails.  Turned over nail polish.  Cotton … Continue reading

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GRANDDAD’S TEARS

            (Picture is my granddad and grandma.  I’ll tell you about Grandma’s bonnet                                             … Continue reading

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DAN

JOURNEY OF A FIRST TIME GRANDMOTHER.  DANNY WAS MY FIRST GRANDCHILD.  I WASN’T TERRIBLY ANXIOUS TO BEGIN THIS NEW EXPERIENCE.  IT’S AMAZING HOW EASY IT WAS TO  BE PUSHED INTO A  THIRD AND FOURTH GENERATION Diary to Danny: 1980 Phone … Continue reading

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TAKING CHILD TO JESUS

“Welcome your wandering child back home,” will likely be good advice given from pulpits this Sunday, Father’s Day.  And it is a good one and it is scripture based on the story of the Prodigal Son.  This is tied to … Continue reading

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DECORATION DAY

Sadly I admit to contributing to the falling away of such things as decorating graves.  Due, I suppose, to the fact that I have no one buried within 350 miles of me.  And compounded by the lack of a decision … Continue reading

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