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: life’s purpose
RACIAL ISSUES AND ME – BACKGROUND
Those who know me at all, know I was rocked in the cradle in Sunday School and Church. From as early as I can remember we sang Jesus Loves the Little Children. We had missionaries visit us regularly – with … Continue reading
Posted in God's love, life's purpose, me, racism, Uncategorized Tagged culture, generations, integration, little churches, me, races, racism, segregation 14 Comments
WHAT PRICE – LIFE?
Lucinda shivered in anxious expectation as she came home again. She was thirteen years away from the 21-year-old who sat out to find life. She had loved and lost, lived in lack and luxury, and learned a lot, but had … Continue reading
OCCUPY TIL I COME
The “Fizzled Enchantment” and other stories of ruin tell stories of The Eye who disguised itself as a spider and silently clung to the top right corner of the 14-foot-wall in the old Imperial Inn, Hattenville, TX. It was a picture … Continue reading
I FOUND LIFE
Why would one go to a cemetery where she knows no one? Ask me. That’s what I did. I am 350 miles from where most of my family members are buried. I wanted to honor those who might at least … Continue reading
Posted in aging, death, eternal life, life's purpose, me, Uncategorized Tagged body, cemetery, death, eternal life, life, me, Psalm 91:4, spirit, time 21 Comments
SEVENTY – OKAY SO FAR, BUT EIGHTY?
WILL I STILL FEEL LIKE THIS WHEN I’M EIGHTY? I’ve been reading a journal in which I wrote in 1998. So at that time I would have been 73-74, ten years ago. January 8th that year I read a selection … Continue reading
Posted in God's purpose or will, life's purpose, Uncategorized Tagged aging, changing, God's purpose, God's will 41 Comments
Person inhabiting a body; birth bringing forth a newborn soul, submitting to dependence, crying for liberty. At last, his own man, finds freedom in submission to God. Life. +++++++++++++++ For more information about nonet poetry: http://www.shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/nonet.html
Posted in aging, life's purpose Tagged life cycle, life's purpose, nonet poetry 9 Comments