Tag Archives: FAMILY

KIDS IN CHURCH

  A repeat of post from last year – still timely. When Jesus’ disciples tried to dismiss the children from the large crowd,  Jesus rebuked and reminded them that His kingdom consisted of those with a childlike faith.  Kids believe … Continue reading

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PROM TIME

(This is my grandson, Josh, who will be graduating from high school next month.) Scrolling through Facebook, you can’t help but notice that it’s spring and young men’s fancies turn to thoughts of . . . well, uh, er, you … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE

This is a rewrite of a post from 4-20-15 “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own … Continue reading

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THINGS WE TELL OUR CHILDREN

  Do you ever stop to think about  things that were said to you when you were a kid?  The words we say can really impact them in one way or another, or at least conjure up ideas that go … Continue reading

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MY SON

Today is my son’s birthday.  He’s now 49, which is impossible to believe, since I’m 49.  How did that happen?  In this picture, you can see that I have raised a comedian.  He is definitely a part of our family … Continue reading

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MY SISTER

THIS POST ORIGINATED ON 10/24/14 AND HAS RECEIVED A LOTS OF HITS LATELY.  THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE WORTHY OF A REPOST. A sister is a person you can love with all your might, She’ll do most anything for you.  You trust her with … Continue reading

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YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR FRIENDS …

“You can choose your friends but you sho’ can’t choose your family, an’ they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge ‘em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don’t.”  Harper Lee Most of … Continue reading

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GIRLY DAY

Yesterday I had the entire afternoon with my fourteen year old granddaughter.  I know the day will soon approach, when being with Grandma is no longer cool, so I will relish these moments before she moves onto that chapter in … 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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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BARBIE

It’s hard to imagine that Barbie has been around since March 9, 1959.  That would make her 58 today.  Do you think this is an accurate image of what she might look like had she actually aged over those years? … Continue reading

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