Category Archives: Family

2021 Retrospect


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

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End of Day Thought


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

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Thanksgiving Blessing


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

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Suicide Awareness & Prevention – Lesson 4


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

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Suicide Awareness & Prevention – Lesson 2


Now that you have felt my heart by way of the introduction you can see where I came from.  It’s not all of what I have experience that has shaped me.  I may share some more of that during the … Continue reading

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Studying Suicide


The following statements from from my observations on the YouTube video titled: What I Learned from my Husband’s Suicide Lori Prichard I’ve listened to the video and could not help feeling this woman’s heart that has and continues to be … Continue reading

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Leave The Door Open


I’ve wrestled with this over the last twelve years. Should I close the door or should I keep it open. By that, I mean my sons. I have two sons, both in the mid-forties. Both are married for several years. … Continue reading

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What Would I Tell My Dad?


At this point in life I find myself with a peculiar thought. I turned seventy years old this year. May dad passed away at the age of sixty. This being the last day of 2020 I look in retrospect of … Continue reading

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Ain’t Got Me Yet


Let’s see, I’ve had the Red measles, Black measles, German measles, mumps, chicken pox, my mom told me the docs told her I also had a mild case of small pox and an assortment of other diseases. I almost went … Continue reading

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God’s Gift to Me


I have to say something about today. I don’t take any day for granted, but to share them with Libby Lewis Rowe is sufficient. She is God’s earthly representation of His love for me. She stands by me patiently giving … Continue reading

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