Tag Archives: influence

STUMPS OF HOLY SEED

“And though a tenth remains in the land, it will again be laid waste. But as the terebinth and oak leave stumps when they are cut down, so the holy seed will be the stump in the land.”  Isaiah 6:13 … Continue reading

Posted in death, family, generations | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

WHAT CAUSED THE MESS WE’RE IN?

See me? Bottom shelf, first book, broken, crinkled spine. Bought used. One person read me a lot of times. (tee-hee) I even replaced Gone With the Wind. Of course, it had no graphic sex scenes. I came along in the … Continue reading

Posted in books, culture, Friday Fictioneers, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

SO DIFFERENT TO BE SO MUCH ALIKE

Aunt Delma’s birthday was last week. As usual I am remembering late. I am cut/paste the blog from five years ago. In this cancel culture time, I dare say there are a lot of bigots who have pegged Aunt Delma … Continue reading

Posted in family, generations, integrity, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

LEAVING A LEGACY

The top image is the news release about a class I was teaching at the Senior Center a few years ago. The second, below, was the first page of my teaching plans. It was an eight week course. It was … Continue reading

Posted in family, generations, legacy, teaching, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

ME A TEACHER? NAH.

WHAT DO YOU TEACH? “Oh,” you reply, “I’m not a teacher.” I say, “Yes, indeed, you are.” For example the guys in the picture are teaching each other how to cheat the boss, how to not tattle, how to be … Continue reading

Posted in Discover Prompts, teaching, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 23 Comments

shepherd

  I’m revisiting the subject of the shepherd today. “He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young” … Continue reading

Posted in God's love, Jesus, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

DECORATION DAY

Sadly I admit to contributing to the falling away of such things as decorating graves.  Due, I suppose, to the fact that I have no one buried within 350 miles of me.  And compounded by the lack of a decision … Continue reading

Posted in Decoration Day, family, generations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments