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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The following paragraphs are from my essay “What Does Church Look Like.” ***************** CAN YOU IMAGINE? Jesus had many followers but He kept his students to twelve? He fed five thousand but didn’t claim to be their leader. Give him … Continue reading
A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry: “I haven’t seen Leggus lately, have you?” Fuzzy: “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up. At least he sure looked dead.” Harry: “That’s bad. He was … Continue reading
Gladys remembered the past when she was a willowy graceful figure climbing the scaffold of success, aware of the wolf whistles she would be receiving that day. Vim, vigor, and vitality abounded in her blood! She was a hot tomato. But … Continue reading
Favored (Nineteen)50’s – Flirting, Finding, Falling, Fulfilling Fantasy Fluent Fifty – Looking like a Fox News Anchor :D, Bills paid, Top of Career, House built, Kids independent! (Okay, I was lying about looking like a Fox lady.) Fabulous Feat, 50th … Continue reading
He still sees her as seventeen Unseen are the years that came between The years that brought the belly fat The years that made the chest go flat Her ready smile still makes his eyes gleam. She still sees … Continue reading
Nope, it was nothing like Joshua making the sun shine still! (If you don’t know that story it is in Joshua, Chapter Ten, Holy Bible.) Granddad bootlegging whiskey!? In November I wrote about my grandfather in Meeting the Lord in the … Continue reading
All my life I have belonged to some group of Christians who gathered together to fellowship with each other and worship God. Most people I’m sure would call me “churchy.” Since first joining a church at ten years of age, … Continue reading
Are your graduation pictures black and white? Do you remember “Don’t Fence Me In” and “You Call Everybody Darling?” Did Lassie ever make you cry? Did you sing “Just a Little Talk with Jesus” in a quartette? How about “Jesus … Continue reading