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WHAT WILL THE WHISTLE SAY TODAY?

Feeling chilly Fran put the teapot on and went back to her warm bed. Six years ago Jim bought the whistling teapot.   They lay in bed many mornings fitting words to the rhythm of its whistle.   Silly things, kiddie things.  … Continue reading

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I FOUND LIFE

Why would one go to a cemetery where she knows no one?  Ask me. That’s what I did.  I am 350 miles from where most of my family members are buried.  I wanted to honor those who might at least … Continue reading

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HIGH COST OF HIGH LIVING

Please give careful thought To life lived in the fast lane. Few want the results! ************* I went for the obvious today, but ….. What can I say?  I’m as near ninety as I am near eighty.  And my friend … Continue reading

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AS THE PEBBLE SINKS

The pebble sinks leaving ripples behind,            Ripples that will soon be gone. The Titanic sinks never to sail again; Stock markets sink to someone’s sorrow; Hearts sink hearing news of disaster; The sun also sinks … Continue reading

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KNOWING EVERYTHING THAT COUNTS

A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her death affected me. Oh, I’m not talking about the pain, the agony, the … Continue reading

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DOES ANYBODY REMEMBER YESTERDAY?

DOES ANYBODY REMEMBER YESTERDAY? It was Easter! New clothes, baby chickens, fluffy bunnies, colored eggs, chocolate candy, stomach-stuffing dinners, family togetherness, car load of beauties going to church, giving thanks for the cross and empty tomb? Today the clothes are … Continue reading

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Alive Forevermore!

Your future is bright. Jesus is no longer there. As He is, so you can be – Alive forever more! ******************* Joining you all, dear friends, in thanks to Jesus, our hope of glory, our present and future life eternal … Continue reading

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Forever’s Tomorrows

Gentle peace bids come Sound of breeze rustles through trees slight motion of leaves.   There we are welcomed To Forever’s Tomorrows Fears and tears are gone. ************* Ronovan’s challenge: Haiku using “sound” and “motion” ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-244-soundmotion/ Image:  Pixabay    

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IT’S DONE – KERPUT

Today’s prompt is:  What is the one thing in life you want to finish before you die? *************** “Do you want us to do everything we can to keep you alive – including CPR?” asked the EMT as I was placed … Continue reading

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KAREN’S SHOES

My baby sister, Karen: My heart was broken when Daddy spanked you.  You had thrown your baby doll in the floor and he told you to pick it up.  You became very stubborn and wouldn’t do it.  He spanked you … Continue reading

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