Tag: promise

Looking for Roots, Finding our Way…

I was given the gift of DNA testing through Ancestry.com this year. There’s a lot of missing information in my family tree. At times we’re all trying to figure out who we are, aren’t we? Recently from that test someone contacted me based on the fact…

Promises, Promises…

When I was little girl my friends and I would often say to each other: ‘Promise?’ An expectation that whatever we just told each other, we would follow through. Little girl years are a great learning ground for life – not all promises are kept….

Wipers…

I hear this commercial every now and then talking about how cars didn’t always have wiper blades. A small accessory on today’s cars, but without them we wouldn’t get far in a heavy rain on the highway. When the children were young, a fun treat…

Measure Up…

Simpler times are those years filled with lining children up to see how much they’ve grown. Each half inch (or more) duly noted with a date. Some years seemed like they were beanstalks, some were slower. Then comes the more complicated years called being…

No Unbelief…

In Gatlinburg, TN there are burned down dreams and memories in ash piles. A family grieves the loss of a son, not knowing whose anger caused the shots. Another grieves the loss of a father trying to do his job to serve and protect….

Promise 33

In a few days I will have been married to a man who said ‘I do’ and has meant it for 33 years. These days it’s hard to find someone committed for 33 minutes let alone years. But this man has stuck by my side through…

Pineapple Bandits…

     It happened again. Most people don’t realize it takes two years (at least) from the time a pineapple top is planted till it flowers and grows a pineapple. I’ve grown a few, then last year a thief gnawed one clean off the stem and…

Night Light…

     Ever turn out the lights at one end of the house only to realize one isn’t on in the bedroom where you were headed? Sometimes I try to just walk through the dark (slowly) and find my way – sometimes I flick back…

He Is…

     Today is…a day to remember. Just a couple thousand years ago most of the world went about not knowing. The most life changing event ever was unfolding. Sadly crucifixion was not uncommon. But only men had been crucified. This time the One to…

Bad Weld…

     As I drove home a loud noise started and I could hear a scraping sound. I pulled over and looked under, sure enough there was this long assembly hanging down – turned out to be a bad weld. Normally if something goes wrong…

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