Tag Archives: death

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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BEGINNING OF FOREVER

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.”  Psalm 116:15 (Picture 1- Imogene with Vicky:  Picture 2: Imogene with her husband, Herman) How can God call death “precious?”   How can we say, “Amen” or “Even so, … Continue reading

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WILL I MAKE HEADLINE NEWS?

Airliner down, 385 people drowned! If I were one who drowned at sea Would anybody think of me? I have no medals to show my worth. Nothing left of value to this earth. No one to sit upon the shore … Continue reading

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THE THREES

This is the day of the threes.  Three years since Howard passed on and  three weeks since the doctor said I have about three months before joining him.  So I come to this bench where I sit for about three … Continue reading

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THE LAST LAUGH

Time and movement stopped; so did the debt collectors, when the old man died. ************* image: Pixabay Writing haiku for Ronovan: https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/08/06/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-213-timemovement/

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FIFTH YEAR SPECIAL

WHAT’S SPECIAL?  MY FIFTH YEAR ANNIVERSARY AFTER MY NEAR DEATH TRAUMA!* The following selection is from a FB status in July, 2013.  I had written it soon after coming home from Denver. Psalm 91 has been my “food of choice” … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE BRIDGE

For many years, George and Ida had talked about “crossing the bridge.”  George’s dad “crossed the bridge” eighteen years ago; his mom eight years later.  Friends were almost all over eighty and the time had come for them to cross … Continue reading

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IN THE END, WHAT MATTERS?

AMY RODGERS VENTER (The following selection is from a post to Facebook, 2013) 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 … Continue reading

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JESUS, THE DEATH CONQUEROR

I’m off for service to celebrate Jesus and his victory in our behalf – salvation and life. Wow, what a victory – and we are more than conquerors because he conquered for us. ***************             … 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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