Tag Archives: death

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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ME HOT WITH HOT YAHTZEE

  What a night!  Three games and five Yahtzees for me!  It turned out to be Yahtzee night because all five players won Yahtzees, but I was the only FIVE winner!  That Hotzee there in the blue is ME = … Continue reading

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BUTTERFLY KINGDOM

A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry:  “Hey, Fuzzy, I haven’t  seen Leggus lately, have you?” Fuzzy:  “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up.  At least he sure looked dead.” Harry:  “That’s bad.  … Continue reading

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THE END IS NOT FINAL

Spirit soars freely; Life escapes this skin cocoon; Flesh turns to ashes. ************ O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth … Continue reading

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WISDOM OF A CHILD

Isn’t this a pretty picture of a water cistern?  Cool, clear, soothing  – inviting one into a dreamland of small fishes and granted wishes, dancing fairies and luscious berries.        Come, troubled soul, what ease awaits.     … Continue reading

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SUICIDE HOTLINE

  You sometimes can’t cope? You fear having no support? Call for help – NAMI **************** Recognizing that September is National Suicide Prevention Month, Ronovan has asked that our haiku relate to that subject.  Thank you, Ronovan.    The National Suicide … Continue reading

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VERNA

Not only outside was she beautiful, My sister was beautiful inside. She was a Proverbs 31 woman. She fought a brave battle For fourteen years. August 24, 2019, she was released from her body of pain, Into eternal life. She … Continue reading

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I’M GLAD I DID NOT DIE

In order to understand the circumstances that led me to the event I am about to tell you, you should read the page called, “Why Me, Lord.”  It can be found at my last post, Why Me  If you read that, … Continue reading

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WHY ME, LORD

          “Why Me, Lord, what have I ever done to deserve even one, of these blessings from you.” (Kris Kristofferson) I find in Psalms 91:14 “Because she loves me, says the Lord, I will rescue her. … Continue reading

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