I took you some flowers today; Only you weren’t there. I knew you wouldn’t be, But I took them in your memory. It’s been twenty-five years Since you were welcomed in Heaven. I can still see your beautiful face And feel your warmth in my arms – Not in the way I had anticipated, But … Continue reading Flowers Today
I’ve been working on my family’s genealogy for the past few years. Sometimes it seems like such slow going, but when I look back to entries along the way I’m amazed at the progress I’ve made. I’m researching both Mama’s and Daddy’s families and then each branch as it goes back from there. … Continue reading Twists, Turns, and Forks in the Tree!
There is a place and a People tucked in a special place in my heart. They are there as strongly as when I was there with them. It’s called Cannonball on Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, and the Sioux American Indians there. I first met these people when we went on a mission trip … Continue reading Standing Rock, Where I Left Part of My Heart
I love summer and reading; and I do mean together. I was so disappointed all those years that there was no summer reading program at the local library for adults, when I took my then young children to sign up for it. Several years later, as my youngest was almost out of high school, I … Continue reading Another New Season!
Some things are just so much for our minds can take in. Those things may be ecstatic joy, hurtful, disappointing, frightening, rewarding, or even horrific. This past week a close knit community experienced the horrific kind of nightmare most of us will never go through. I’m speaking of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. … Continue reading Just Can’t Comprehend