Category Archives: Encouragement

DEAR GRANDSON, AS YOU GRADUATE

To my second born, grandson, Joshua – There are a million things I could write about all your funny sayings, your accomplishments, your personality, but I’d like to focus this letter on who you are today and who you will become … Continue reading

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UNCAGED

“Be like the bird who, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing she hath wings.” Victor Hugo Yesterday, we had the opportunity to ride through the Smoky Mountains.  … Continue reading

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TINY TREASURES

ORIGINALLY POSTED 7/09/14 by atimetoshare.me I happen to have a selective memory.  It’s a good defense mechanism allowing me to forget some of the not-so-good times in my life.  The problem with that is some of the tiniest treasures can be packed … Continue reading

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THE SKY IS FALLING!!!

When I was a kid, it was always fun to hear a story right before going to bed.  I think some of them were meant to scare us to pieces, while others had a moral at the end.  We heard from … Continue reading

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RAINY DAYS & MONDAYS

“Be still, sad heart! and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining; Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow As a child I used to … Continue reading

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WHAT’S MISSING IN CHCH? U R!

Church attendance has been dwindling over the past few years. A lot of folks don’t think it’s necessary to participate in corporate worship.  Many young people feel the church is full of hypocrites and those who live much differently outside … Continue reading

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LET’S TALK

The cartoon reminds me of a situation when my husband owned his own business.  He was dressed in his grubbies, painting the lettering on his front door, when a salesman arrogantly pushed him aside and asked to speak to the … Continue reading

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WHEN WORDS GET IN THE WAY

“The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking.” A. A. Milne It … Continue reading

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YOU ARE A MASTERPIECE

“If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how … Continue reading

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ON BEING A GRANDMA

I remember having grandparents that were a very important part of my upbringing even though they were not in my life every day. One of those grandmothers was a typical farmer’s wife with 8 children. She made sure that fresh … Continue reading

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