Tag Archives: death

REMEMBERING JOYCE

“NOT ALL RESCUES LOOK ALIKE” 2 Samuel 22:17 & 20b “He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters….he rescued me because he delighted in me.” Pondering this scripture, my internal … Continue reading

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SOMETHING MARVELOUS

Remember my closing line from yesterday?  This is it: “I have to ask the Lord for something marvelous next time.” Well I have it!  Brought about my the fact that I attended the funeral of a dear Christian man.  That … Continue reading

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NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP

I was wakened at 1:15 and became aware of a gaseous odor. I got up to check it out and found a kitchen stove gas knob on. That was a lot of gas that filled the house from the stove … Continue reading

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DON’T FEAR THE GOOD-BYES

Time is near for you to go. Go in victory, as  you have taught. You have climbed the mountains high, And you’ve enjoyed the valleys low. You have won the battles fought, Taught your kids to reach the sky, To … Continue reading

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CONSIDER THIS

  Let’s try an experiment. I say God.  What image came to mind? I say Man.  What image came to mind? Did you think of Jesus, when I said God. Did you  think of Jesus, when I said Man. Yet … Continue reading

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GOOD-BYE, PAPA

SWEET HAND SAYS GOOD-BYE WHEN PAPA LEAVES ON HIS TRIP GOING TO HEAVEN. ******************* Picture of my niece and her papa, my brother-in-law, as she is giving him love knowing he would soon be on his way. ******************* Discover prompt:  … Continue reading

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PRE-PLANNING

Don’t be alarmed.  This is a dream. I stood up from the bed.  Got swoozy.  Staggered a bit, then fell.  Sammy is on the bed reaching over and looking for me in boxes at the bedside.  I must have been … Continue reading

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GRIEF

Memories do not fill empty heart. ******* To my family members, friends, and others who are dealing with the death of a spouse.  Memories help. Faith helps. Friendship helps.  But you still alone.  You help each other in ways I … Continue reading

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LAST DANCE

“Let’s do it!”  Sandy and Hank agreed. “An ice-skating honeymoon.” So the wedding  was on Valentine’s Day – fifty years ago. They first met at a skating rink when Hank helped Sandy after a fall.  She had twisted her ankle.  … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS

THE PARTY’S OVER! And I’m back to normal—good enough for me. I’ll try not to take advantage of my “eighties” excuses. I worried that my huff, bluff, and fluff which included the “ranting about me” might be more than I … Continue reading

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