Tag Archives: love

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SAMMY

I  owe, I  owe so off to work you go! Not many people stay so pleasant when going off to work on a hot summer day.  Hats off to my hubby – my darling, dashing Englishman.  He decided to be … Continue reading

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MY YOUNG FATHERS

Dear Friends, today I am introducing my young fathers to you.                Dan, my grandson, is a step-father to two boys.  For the love of Leeah, he became husband and step-father in one pledge … Continue reading

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REPENTING OF “I TOLD YOU SO”

Ashlyn (7) and Jadalyn (8)  were here last week.  While I washed the dishes I remembered the days when they both clamored to pull up a stool and wash the dishes.  I let them do so occasionally, but generally I … Continue reading

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MORE ABOUT FORGIVING

I ended my last post referring to a “snit” for which I had to ask forgiveness.  I have had to forgive situations a bit more hurtful than than.  But never like some situation which people face.   I need to … Continue reading

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WHY FORGIVE?

I’m swimming upstream today so I’ll hurry before I lose my gumption. Here goes: Lewis B. Smedes said, “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” This philosophy is highly promoted these days … Continue reading

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A “HOLE” IN YOUR HEART?

God created man, after which he looked him over and pronounced him “very good.” But man was not self-sufficient, he had needs which he could not meet. Can you imagine that that was an oversight on the part of God? … Continue reading

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ROOM WITH A VIEW

“When we move, you will have a room all by yourself, and so will Bubby,” promised Momma and Daddy.  And they kept that promise. About a quarter of a mile south of the sandy creek in the Southeastern corner of … Continue reading

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OKAY, GUYS, LISTEN UP

If you thought I was going to ignore you, you must not have a grandmother in your life.  In case you don’t, I’ll serve that purpose. So, you say you don’t know what love is and you really don’t care, … Continue reading

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MAKING UP LOOKS PROMISING

(See part 1, Alas, My Love has Gone) January 20, 1953, I wrote mom a letter.  The letter is six pages long.  I typed the beginning then changed to handwriting.  The reason I changed is as follows: “I quit typing this … Continue reading

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ALAS, MY LOVE HAS GONE! Jan. 20, ’53

How fast the years go by!  In 1994 when my mother passed away, I brought home some letters she had kept which were written to her by me in January, 1953.  They were dated the 13th, 20th, and 27th, one … Continue reading

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