Tag Archive | thankful

And It Will Be Given to You

And It Will be Given to You Thanksgiving is just around the corner, just a few days away. The first Thanksgiving that took place in what is now the United States was organized by the pilgrims of Plymouth colony in Massachusetts in 1621. The event celebrated the year’s harvest after the first continental winter survived […]

Writers Block

Writers Block All writers experience writers block from time to time. Whether they are writing a script for a movie, working on a book, or writing an article for the news. Sometimes words don’t click in our brains the way we want them to and we end up with a piece that doesn’t say what […]

Family

Family For many years I didn’t understand what family was all about. I guess it was partially due to being raised for several years in foster homes, some good and some bad. The last one, however was the only one where I actually felt like I was part of the family. I loved them so […]

Holy, Holy, Holy

Holy, Holy, Holy You don’t often hear church bells unless it is Sunday or a Holiday in most towns anymore, however in our small town, we hear them every morning and I think in the evening. This morning when I walked out on the deck, a beautiful morning, I heard the church bells trolling out […]

Washers and Dryers, Furniture, Doctors and Emergency Rooms

March 1, 2018 – Washers and Dryers I remember when my mother, step-father, little sisters and brother took off and moved to Mexico for awhile. My sis wrote me a letter describing how they lived down there. My mother had gotten a good paying job at the University of America as a statistical typist. They […]

Resolutions and Finances

January 2, 2017 – Resolutions Around this time of the year, many people start talking about their New Years Resolutions. The list can get very long: “I’m going to quit drinking, I’m going to treat my spouse/family better, I’m going to quit smoking, I’m going to go to church more often, I’m going to be […]

July 10, 2017 – The Cardinals I’ve talked about the many creatures in my back yard several times. Each one is beautiful in a different way. The birds are a multitude of colors, shapes and personalities. The one Blue Jay will sit in the Formosa tree next to the deck and literally yell at me […]

Walking the Hill and Mrs. Beasley May be Back

May 11, 2017- Walking the Hill Osteoarthritis is a common ailment that often comes with getting older. While our bones and joints might ache, if caught early you can lead a pretty normal life by using the right medications, the right exercises and the right mind set. Rheumatoid arthritis is completely different. It not only […]

Inventions and Libraries

May 3, 2017 – Inventions There was a time in our history when appliances didn’t exist. I know, everyone knows that, but do you ever think what it would be like without them. Imagine having to salt all your meat and dry it to preserve it. Think about what it would be like to have […]

Challenges, In His Image and Faith-Works

April 22, 2017 – Challenges We all face challenges during our life time. Some are presented to us, some just seem to pop up and many we create or urge ourselves to do. Some challenges result in a happy ending, others may have health and well being results and others are just ones we would […]