Category Archives: Relationships

A Mama’s Hope

Good Friday.  I never really understood why it was called good.  I’ve read the account repeatedly.  I could understand Easter being called “Good Sunday”.  But Friday was a horrific day for Jesus.  For those that loved Him.  For His mama. When … Continue reading

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Hold My Hand

A few months ago I shared about my friend, Bernice, that  lives in a nursing center.  She has had some health issues lately and has needed extra daily love and care. A conversation with hubby today…. “I really don’t feel like going today, I … Continue reading

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Delores and Chuck ~ Dill Pickle Beginnings

A few years ago I joined an on-line book trading club.  A book was requested and I popped it in the mail ~ Destination?  Arizona.  Inside I tucked a little note sending greetings to the receiver “from Oklahoma”.  A couple of weeks after that the … Continue reading

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Last Weekend

It’s after midnight here….and so begins the last weekend… the last true weekend off for hubby until after the holidays and inventory, that is.  We will enjoy by doing nothing….or perhaps by doing something? It doesn’t really matter. As long as we can return to this … Continue reading

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I’m just glad you are not Thirty!

It’s strange when your babies grow up.  When they live away and you can’t spend each special moment with them as you did when they were little ~ and Singing Happy Birthday on the phone and posting well wishes on Facebook has to … Continue reading

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Doing Nothing

There are vacations that keep you so busy that getting back home is almost a relief….  this wasn’t one of those.  This had to be the most kicked back trip we have ever taken.  I am so grateful for time off … Continue reading

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From This Day Forward….Sixty Years Later

August 8th, 1954, my parents were married in the parsonage of a little Nazarene Church in Marlow, Oklahoma.  There is much I could share with you about them and the positive influence that they have had on the lives of our family … Continue reading

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Freedom

Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?          

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Little Baby Ducks…..and other surprises

I truly do love our little baby ducks, and goslings in our pond. I also appreciate my hubby who, with my sons, helped orchestrate a surprise visit this weekend from my own babies.  Good company. Inspiring music.  Lots of laughter. Making memories. Happy Day!  … Continue reading

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For This Child I Prayed

Mother’s Day is one of memories and gratitude, smiles and gifts. I recall as a child going to church and trying to understand the symbolism behind each color of corsage worn.  I remember feeling sad for those whose moms were no … Continue reading

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