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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Ashlyn (7) and Jadalyn (8) were here last week. While I washed the dishes I remembered the days when they both clamored to pull up a stool and wash the dishes. I let them do so occasionally, but generally I … Continue reading
Was your Mother’s Day painful? Scenario: At church about ten-twelve years ago. Preacher: “Let all the mothers stand up.” I stood. “If you’re here with your mother, stand up please,” he continued. A very common routine for the day that … Continue reading
Anticipation Of spying Easter bunny is wondrous delight! Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge Photo googled, download dreamstime.com
Monkey bars give birth To the cheerleader within As future takes hold. Haiku prompt: birth, cheer by Ronovan
With a flourish, she sat down Sparkling smile for all – She’s the super star in town!
As I stood in that long wide hall looking at the poster with a picture of the car, my heart began to do funny things. I murmured, “You’re going to give me that car, aren’t you, Lord.” But I’m getting … Continue reading
The year was 1965 or 66 and I had a class of third and fourth grade students. Our language arts lesson consisted of writing about our class. The students dictated a paragraph which I wrote on the board. They were … Continue reading
Tender little hand on my shoulder awakening me from sleep. “Grandma, the baby wants you,” she said. Helpful little hands keeping sister from falling. Victorious little hands grasping air, doing a balancing act. Skillful little hands coloring in the lines. Careful … Continue reading