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UNPROVEN COUNSELORS

As she walked to the end of the wooden boards, the stars spoke to her.  She sat gracefully and snuggled up against his warm and welcoming body.  Every inch of his body sensed her presence, as he opened his arms … Continue reading

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KAREN’S SHOES

My baby sister, Karen: My heart was broken when Daddy spanked you.  You had thrown your baby doll in the floor and he told you to pick it up.  You became very stubborn and wouldn’t do it.  He spanked you … Continue reading

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DROUGHT’S END

  Leo’s heart was dry as that old planter with its dead plants.  It had rained in March.  Leo thought it marked the end of the drought and  Holly came back from her mother’s.   Working together on the planter marked … Continue reading

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INFIDELITY

  Too late he woke up – He’s now broke and has no home, Wife owns it – alone. ******************** https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/07/16/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-210-wokeup/  

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CROSSING THE BRIDGE

For many years, George and Ida had talked about “crossing the bridge.”  George’s dad “crossed the bridge” eighteen years ago; his mom eight years later.  Friends were almost all over eighty and the time had come for them to cross … Continue reading

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IT’S BEEN GREAT, MY DEAR!

Someone has to bend, When two egos are united. Willing to chance it? ******************* The picture:  Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Hayes, July 5, 1953 In 1953 marriage was a covenant seldom looked at as breakable.  When Sammy and I made … Continue reading

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LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND

    Man/woman relationships are established in Genesis. Marriage, including sex, between one man and one woman is God’s plan. The book is replete with cases that are not one man/one woman, but I can’t think of any that did … Continue reading

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UNBAKED LOVE

Sugar tarts, Sweethearts; Marriage starts – Offensive arts –  Flying darts – Marriage parts. They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.  But unfortunately many woman like me, lack the skills to make cooking a stable foundation for … Continue reading

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THE LAST FRAGILE WHISPER

“It will be a wonderful life with you,” the bride  whispers  confidently. “Hush, little baby, mama’s darling child,”  mother coos softly. “Go back and brush your teeth now,” mother scolds sternly. “Wow, these grades are great,” mother exclaimes encouragingly. “Go, … Continue reading

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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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