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: SoCS
Where did you go, that miserable day? San Francisco, Chicago, or LA. You travel light: Your assets tight. Trying to leave your troublesome past, Looking to find peace at last. Where do YOU go to escape YOU? What refuge do … Continue reading
“Mom, did anybody call?” “Don’t think so, you have had no calls that I recall.” “I gotta go out again but if anyone named Joe calls, tell him I tried to call, but his answering machine says he is … Continue reading
This blog is a bit late on Saturday for some of you, but here it will still be Saturday for several hours, so I’m in time for SoCS. With that said, I ask this question: “How do I know when … Continue reading
Linda’s SoCS topic for today is “language.” It is 2:45 a.m. and I believe God would have me to tell you a story that I have never written and have told only three or four people. It is far to … Continue reading
“Won’t you sit down and rest a spell,” invited my mom. My guilty conscience magnified the pleading in her voice. “Mom, I would love to, but I’m so busy,” “That’s the reason you should rest a spell,” she observed quite … Continue reading
I WILL SING A SONG ABOUT THOSE GRAPEVINES (Resource: Isaiah 5:1-6) I cleared it of stones in fertile ground, And planted it with the most choice vine. I hedged it about in safety all around. I … Continue reading
Max the Music Man rocked his mandolin, Toe-tappin’, hand-clappin’ grew hip again. He made music that lingers, With his fast fancy fingers Then treated his calluses with lanolin. Prompt from SoCS: use “man” either as a … Continue reading
KEEP IT SHORT Stand up, Speak up, Shut up, Sit down. I belong to Toastmasters, Int. and one of the hardest things for me to do is keep it short! All contest speeches are five to seven minutes. … Continue reading
“Shhh,” I whispered as I shushed the kids reminding them that their shoes were making a shuffling noise as we silently made our way up the un-shoveled walk to a neighbor’s house. Knowing their Christmas would be frugal, we has … Continue reading