Category Archives: thankfulness

HATS OFF TO UTILITY WORKERS!

Thanks much to the Oklahoma Gas and Electric workers who kept us through a “no-holds-barred” kind of winter storm! We had no outages at our house. Amazing work as the workers seemed to anticipate and prevent many power failures. These … Continue reading

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A THROW-AWAY YEAR?

Oh the moans and groans of the trials and tribulations of 2020! Yeah, it has been a bummer. And for us bloggers, we even have to add a “new editor” to our list of gripes! Face Book pulled up a … Continue reading

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OUCH, THAT HURT

OUCH, THAT HURT! So I got a bruise and a bit of battering, but only for a little while. No blood, no broken bones, no jerky joints, no head hurtles. Just a terrible wham on my shoulder. There is a … Continue reading

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POEM: THANKFUL FOR ENCOURAGEMENT

Dear Friends, let me  introduce my son, Carl, to you.The poem below was written by him. I’m thankful to You, Jesus… That you encourage me as You do. That You encourage me in what I have done, though I’ve failed. And that … Continue reading

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NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP

I was wakened at 1:15 and became aware of a gaseous odor. I got up to check it out and found a kitchen stove gas knob on. That was a lot of gas that filled the house from the stove … Continue reading

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GOD CONTROLS – I’M GRATEFUL

 “In the 1930s, American capitalism practically stopped working,” says google.  War was on the horizon.  The leading causes of death were very much like present times – cardiovascular and renal diseases, cancer, influenza and pneumonia, tuberculosis, motor vehicle traffic injuries, … Continue reading

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CHECK THIS #9 – WATER

Ten to twenty times a day We are to wash the germs away. Twenty seconds for each time You take your turn, I take mine. How many minutes does your water run? We’ve used a lot before we’re done. I … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, I SAY

“Thank you,” I say, to a passer-by who wishes me a nice day; “Thank you,” I say, for the stick of gum being passed my way; “Thank you,” I say, to the dog-catcher who returns my pet who is prone … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, SOLDIER

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll   Sandi stepped out of the room where her brother lay. He was not yet aware of the sacrifice he had made that day. She watched the flutter of the flag so bold His … Continue reading

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BACON BECKONS

  The sizzle of bacon, the crack of egg, the swish of the mixer, the splat of butter, the scrunch of toast, the slurp of milk, the sprinkle of salt, the sighs of satisfaction.  “God is Great, God is Good, … Continue reading

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