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LONG TIME ON THIS TRAIN

Another train car to unpack.  I’m now on my ninth.  One for each decade. The first four, I packed my cars – education, family, houses, cars, friends and stuff – from cars and jars to singing tunes and measuring spoons. … Continue reading

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BRUISED REED

It looked so beautiful sitting on the Wal-mart display unit in the veggie section. I reached over and touched the leaf – just a bit more – actually I crushed the leaf. Oh, it smelled so good! I was told … Continue reading

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POWER

Rain waters; Rein controls; Reign terrorizes. *********** Six word story challenge by Shweta Suresh using word “rain.” https://thesoulsearchersite.wordpress.com/2020/08/01/saturday-six-word-story-prompt-6wsp-49-aug-1-2020/

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HUH? WHAT DID YOU SAY?

  “Come on, Dad, grab some bread and let’s go see if there is any evidence of peristeronic activity in the park,” Mike says as he attempts to get his eighty-year-old father to give up his seat on the couch. … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING JOYCE

“NOT ALL RESCUES LOOK ALIKE” 2 Samuel 22:17 & 20b “He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters….he rescued me because he delighted in me.” Pondering this scripture, my internal … Continue reading

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CLEANSING BLOOD

What a thought!  No amount of vileness touching the blood can taint it!  Instead the vile becomes clean by the blood!  Praise God!  Praise God! I cut my finger a few days ago.  I held it under the faucet and … Continue reading

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I’M NOT FINISHED

Admiring a painting in process, I was distressed as the artist suddenly chose a different color and brush and “ruined” the art that I had seen.  My eye was seeing the product as having been completed.  Her aim was to … Continue reading

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SAM’S STORY – part 7, Me

  So, here I am injecting myself into Sam’s Story!  I wasn’t intending to do a part 7, but I didn’t want to leave Sammy fending for himself in that big old New York City.  No, he didn’t stay there … Continue reading

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SAM’S STORY, part 6 – MERCHANT NAVY

So I was off to Seaschool at Grave’s End in London, right on the River Thames.  While I was there I had an attack of appendicitis. The appendix was gangrenous so I remained in the hospital for a couple of … Continue reading

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SAM’S STORY, part 5 – BACK HOME AGAIN

I did sometimes get homesick for my family back in Liverpool.  I particularly missed my little sister, Esther, with her blonde curly hair and pretty blue eyes.  This picture of Esther and me was taken after I went back home … Continue reading

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