Category Archives: Women

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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Birthday Song Time (please sing along)

  ♪ ♫ ♪ Happy Birthday to you.  ♪ ♫ ♪ Happy Birthday to YOU. ♪ ♫ ♪ Happy BIRTHday dear Renae……. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!! ♪ ♫ ♪ My blog is three years old today…..influenced by my big sister who is … Continue reading

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What She Left Behind…

My friend Michelle, is celebrating her first birthday in heaven on Monday, and I am filled with mixed emotions. (Buttons of Love) I am saddened that with all of modern medicine, she was still taken so young.  When I hug each of her three precious … 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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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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So Long My Friend ~

I guess we can never know what song will be the song that reminds us of a person when they leave this life. Not until they are gone, that is. In these past few weeks I’ve learned that you don’t … Continue reading

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Pick a Card, but not just ANY Card ~

TODAY IS MY BIG SISTER’S BIRTHDAY! Join me in wishing Renae a great big HAPPY BIRTHDAY ♫ ♪ ♫ Feel free to leave your wishes, songs, poems, gifts, cash, cake in the comment area. :). So, dear sister…..I had a difficult time … Continue reading

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Time for a Win~

I captured this billboard as we were driving down Rangeline in Joplin, Missouri last Sunday. My youngest son came to mind.  A die-hard fan of the Chiefs, he is pumped over their winning season. MSSU Lions?  Well~ not so certain on their season. his … Continue reading

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Look Who I Found in the Ozarks!

When you enter the Ozarks, there’s a reason they tell you to BUCKLE UP. The roads wind and curve in every direction. Perfect for pretending you are a race car driver. Not so perfect if you get motion sickness or are afraid … Continue reading

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I Had a Friend

I lost a dear friend last week, unexpectedly.  I was in third grade when she and her young family moved to our little town to pastor our congregation of small numbers. They were college students. I grew up with her. She … Continue reading

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