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WELCOME, WEE ONE

Great-great-grandmother – As the ebb and flow of life Brings me Oliver! _______________ Picture is my real great-great grandson. Adorable, huh? _______________ Written for Ronavan A weekly haiku challenge by Ronavan Writes

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RACIAL ISSUES AND ME – BACKGROUND

Those who know me at all, know I was rocked in the cradle in Sunday School and Church.  From as early as I can remember we sang Jesus Loves the Little Children.  We had missionaries visit us regularly – with … Continue reading

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JADALYN JUMPS INTO HER 12th YEAR

Making use of the birthday jump rope. This is the first of your birthdays that you are taller than I.  I remember when your legs got too long to put them in my face on my pillow.  And I remember … 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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A MOTHER’S WOE

“Come along, don’t be slow. Don’t tag along watching grass grow. Quickly now.  Get out of bed. We don’t have time to be a sleepyhead. Come on in, don’t track in snow. There’s not time to watch the snow blow. … 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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86? WHAT NOW?

  Yesterday is gone – the end of 85. Not much to report except I’m still alive, The future is at hand, the beginning of 86. What will the year hold, with its treats and tricks? ************ The picture shows … Continue reading

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THE FRACTURED GENERATION

THE NATION YELLS “WHAT IS WRONG?” **************** I am a product of a fractured generational culture.  I have given up. With the permission of the youth pastor, I went to youth services for several months;  engaged some senior ladies to … Continue reading

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TURNING LOOSE

Children are a blessing from the Lord. These, plus five, make up our great grands. Fruitful minds, eternal souls, eager hands. Our influence extended to the third and fourth generation. Preparing citizens for our “God blessed” nation. Hiding fears for … Continue reading

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THE MAKING OF “me”

(A copy and paste from four years ago – instead of eighty-one, I’m now eighty-five and Alayna is twenty-six.) The browning album crackled from the weight of the fading pictures as my grandchildren turned the page of the wonderland that … Continue reading

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