Tag Archives: change

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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WAS THAT ALL…?

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

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FLASHBACK FIFTIES

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

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STILL LOVING YOU, MATEY!

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

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LETTER TO KENLYN

 pop My dear one-year-old Kenlyn, In our family, you are the youngest, I am the oldest except for Papa Sammy who is older than I.  But he is a man.  I want to talk girl talk.  You see once upon … Continue reading

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GRANDDAD MAKES THE MOONSHINE!

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

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‘TWEEN GOD AND ME (A “Churchless” Church Lady)

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

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LET’S PLAY TWENTY QUESTIONS

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

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