Tag Archives: change

NEW BEGINNINGS

THE PARTY’S OVER! And I’m back to normal—good enough for me. I’ll try not to take advantage of my “eighties” excuses. I worried that my huff, bluff, and fluff which included the “ranting about me” might be more than I … Continue reading

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BUTTERFLY KINGDOM

A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry:  “Hey, Fuzzy, 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.  … Continue reading

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LETTER TO KENLYN

 I’m glad to find this.  I need to read it to Kenlyn now that she is five.  She is still my youngest great granddaughter. My dear one-year-old Kenlyn, In our family, you are the youngest, I am the oldest except … Continue reading

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LET’S CHAT

Let’s chat about downsizing.   I invited some friends over for lunch last week.  As I set the table for three, I considered downsizing where it really hurts.  Sixty years ago having lunch together meant husbands and kids also.  Fourteen of … Continue reading

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MY BROTHER-IN-LAW, BOB

This is a bit of my present project.  Organizing Hayes family pictures along with history and stories.  Bob Hayes is Sammy’s – my husband’s – little brother.  He was here last week so I got some information and memories from … Continue reading

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GEORGIA

  Church buildings have changed!  Yes, indeed.  Church people have changed!  Yes, indeed.  My granddad spent much of his time and resources building little churches somewhat like this, often in towns on the “wrong side of the track.”  These people … Continue reading

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CHANGE

Facebook Status from September 10, 2014 “How precious also are Thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them!” (Ps. 139:17 NIV) And listen as God expresses his love in the following picturesque words: “I led … Continue reading

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WAIT A LITTLE LONGER, PLEASE

  There are three Bradford pear trees on a corner near my home. They are loaded with white blossoms. One of the trees is a little more advanced than the others so the green is overtaking the white. I want … Continue reading

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MORE “CHURCHY” STUFF

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

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DENYING THE BUTTERFLY

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

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