It was a dreary morning. My heart sank as I peered out the window. The thick gray sky robbed my heart of its hope. “Gonna be one of those days,” I thought.
Just then, two small birds flew across the dull gray canvas God had placed in the sky. They were the only life, the only animation to be Continue reading Window Watching 6
So when your lifetime is complete
And when the Angels you do meet,
There’s nothing else t’would please me more
Than see your face on Heaven’s shore.
Your top priority must be
To stand with me beside the sea
Continue reading Be There! The Greatest New Year’s Resolution
It’s Christmas in the air, can you tell it?
It’s turkey on the stove, can you smell it?
Colored lights everywhere, can you see ‘em?
Santa stuck on the roof, will you free him?
Presents wrapped ‘neath the tree, will you get one?
Continue reading Christmas in the Air
A kind old farmer loved his farm animals very much. Over the years, the caring man had sacrificed much to protect and provide for each of them.
On the day before his 75th birthday, all the animals met in the barn to discuss the celebrations. Many ideas were shared, then the donkey raised his head and brayed a suggestion that everyone liked. Continue reading If You Were on the Menu
“What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly….”
– Thomas Paine
A lazy freeloader entered the police station to register a complaint. “I want to find out who owns the house I live in,” said the man boldly. “To whom do you pay rent?” asked the sheriff. “Ain’t never paid Continue reading Lazy Freeloader
Thanksgiving is the part of Fall,
That brings a time liked best of all.
The trees give up their coat of leaves,
And I put on my warm long sleeves.
I watch the leaves come falling down,
Some are red, others golden brown.
I rake them up into a pile,
Continue reading Leaves of Thanksgiving
Bryson is 13 years old, but he already stands six feet tall and can look down on his mother. His voice changed about a year ago and people are always saying that they have trouble telling us apart on the phone. In fact, my cell phone has voice-activated commands and Continue reading “I can hear myself talking.”
Some time ago, I took my boys to Jonesboro on “guy’s day out.” For lunch, we stopped at one of our favorite gluten-free friendly restaurants, TaMolly’s.
While waiting for our food, I decided to visit the restroom. Distracted by thoughts of all that I wanted to get done that day, I Continue reading “I don’t belong here!”
Sometimes the window facing Heaven comes to me at different places and times. This day it was during an early morning shower. The water was so warm and the steam from my little sauna tempted me to stay longer. Relaxation. Comfort. Peace. I thought of Heaven Continue reading Window Watching 5
The little boy was sitting quietly on the front porch step looking off into the darkness. A visitor approached the house and asked what he was doing. Oh, I’m just thinking about my kite, said the little fellow. “I’m sorry,” said the man. “Did the wind carry it away?” “Oh, no, came Continue reading I Can Feel the Tug