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How I Got My Name

This question makes me laugh. My mother was a character. When I was young and would ask how she and dad picked my name, she would always tell the same story. I thought it was the truth for so long. … Continue reading

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What mom was like when I was a child

Mom. So much to remember. Mom was fun loving and people pleasing. She was impulsive and emotional. She was very close to her sister and her mother. As children, we spent a lot of time with both of them. Until … Continue reading

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Things Mom Said To Me

          Things Mom Said To Me: Don’t make me come up there! Sit up straight. Because I said so, that’s why! If your friends told you to jump off a bridge, would you? Clean your room. … Continue reading

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Spina Bifida Fact Sheet

          Spina Bifida is the number one disabling birth defect in the world. Approximately 30 percent of the general population in the United States has some form of spina bifida. One in every 1000 babies are … Continue reading

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Disappointment

Yes, today I feel like I am carrying my heart on my shoulders….my broken heart. These are hard days because I am a positive person and I am a people pleaser…and I want to be a God-pleaser. So, I am … Continue reading

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Memories That Remind Me of Dad

DAD Consistent, baseball, Tennessee, Cutting his own hair, GIGO, vacations, Rom. 8:28, potatoes, Sunday School, family devotions, storytelling, Sunday afternoon naps, Bible, cut-off pants, deacon, basketball, youth group, glasses, spitting out the window, Washington D.C, coach, Bible Conferences, generosity, camping, … Continue reading

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Repost of a writing at the first Father’s Day without dad.

WHAT IS HEAVEN LIKE DAD What is heaven like dad? Did angels take you there? Did you just appear, quick as a wink Or did you climb a golden stair? Did you go straight to God Or did Jesus take … Continue reading

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Repost of what I wrote about dad on the First Father’s Day without him (20 years ago)

I DID NOT KNOW HIM THEN I did not know him then… That little boy of five As he stood at a grave and wondered Why his dad was not alive I did not know him then… His life changed … Continue reading

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My Holland (A Repost)

This is something that I wrote under NOTES on FB on Aug. 17, 2010. I wanted to get it on my blog. My Holland I do not even know if I can explain in words my feelings this week. I … Continue reading

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Things I Would Ask My Mom….

My mom was perfectly healthy….so I thought. She was due to come see me on her yearly autumn visit and I was looking forward to it. She had had trouble with her knees for years and had both of them … Continue reading

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