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This past weekend was a really trying weekend. It started out okay. I trimmed and mowed our lawn and got a shower and napped. We were on for a gala, as our church puts it, that evening in a ballroom … Continue reading
Some days I write from my head. Some days I write from my heart. Today, I write from my heart. I am sad today. Not for myself, but from a loss. I reconnected with many of my friends and family … Continue reading
I’m in a unique situation where I have family, but they are all cousins in the majority. I have only one brother left of four. My parents and all my aunts and uncles are gone. Being almost 72 years old … Continue reading
I’ve been watching just like anyone else and this is what’s likely going to happen. I was born on a farm. We were as poor as some of the dirt we planted in. We had a horse, mule, and a … Continue reading
Being 71 is a blessing, yet resigns me to my mortality. As I have written about in the past I was told I would not live past 60. No. Nothing about an incurable disease. My dad called it a genetic … Continue reading
I met a man during the weekend at Pennyrile Campground/Lodge just outside of Dawson Springs, KY. His name is Sam Webb. He was a dishoveled man whose hair looked a frightful mess. His clothing was mostly bed clothing with a … Continue reading
As this year winds down I’ve found that in spite of the world’s condition I have thrived. I have thrived for one reason. That reason is God. This year started with school again by God’s speaking to me to do … Continue reading
It’s just before bedtime and I sit here thinking back over today’s church service. It started out like usual. Then towards the end of the music part of the service, it was apparent God took a tighter hand on the … Continue reading
At the age I am now I find myself blessed and more than that thankful to God for those blessings. I find myself surrendering more each day to the things of God. I just want His preeminence in my life. … Continue reading
What does someone contemplating suicide look like? I’ve heard several people say that a person that did commit suicide had not shown any tell-tale signs of issues like depression, withdrawal or sadness in them. I’m not saying people are non-observant, … Continue reading