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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It is so cold. With a heart for the hurting, I am re-posting from April, 2015. ********* She seemed like a misfit in that room of misfits—clean and well groomed in decent clothing, almost regal, tall, thin, with beautiful gray hair arranged neatly … Continue reading
As I was driving south on Penn Ave. I noticed a woman walking south. My gut reaction was that she looked so tired. I wondered where she was going and it crossed my mind that I might be able to help. … Continue reading
With a flourish, she sat down Sparkling smile for all – She’s the super star in town!
I’ve known Aunt Delma longer than any other blood relative; she has known me all my life. She was only three years older than I, so she probably doesn’t remember those years when I was the baby. I wonder … Continue reading
Ralph sighed and gazed at pebbles between his slippered feet. He was unusually lucid today. The sign says, “Mental health facility” but “It’s a madhouse here;” is what the residents say. The words sting. At three: Four siblings, five cousins in … Continue reading
Now abideth faith, hope, and charity. And the greatest of these is charity. Charity. That’s love. I love. Love my family, love my blogger friends, love everyone I associate with. Why should I not? You all are – squeaky … Continue reading
I’m starting my Three Quote Challenge with a well known quote from the Bible, I Cor. 13:4. “Charity suffereth long, and is kind . . .” by relating an incident from Pete and Amy. Amy had a skillet . . … Continue reading
In a blog I wrote the other day, https://onetahayes.com/2015/11/02/jay-do-you-remember/ I mentioned my granddad and his brother. I referred to them as two gangster brothers who became two preachers. Let me clarify. I do not know that they were law breakers. I … Continue reading
That’s me, my daddy, my great-grandmother, and granddad. Picture must be about 77 years old. My great-grandmother’s favorite song was Farther Along. “Farther along we’ll know all about it, farther along we’ll understand why. Cheer up, my brother, live in … Continue reading