He retired just before his fourth birthday and we couldn’t wait to bring him home. Only it feels like we’ve loved him our whole lives.
This is my 2019. I already know what I can and cannot do (which isn’t much; and by my own fault to prove worthy). I’m going back to be what I was created to be.
The other day I was listening to a man speak; he was reciting a devotional that he had “plagiarized” he smiled as he did his air quotes. He had been reading and writing devotionals since the loss of his daughter 6 years ago. The devotional he re-told went like this… “I was standing in line … More I heard a story once….
But sometimes hiding from social media has its perks.
Some people just don’t understand how true that statement is. He comes in only needing a toe to complete his “foothold” and then we are gone. He does two things; he runs and ruins your life. He runs your life allowing you to put the letter “I” in that word changing the entire action, tricking … More The Devil made me do it.
Dear husband, I love you. Your darling wife.
I lost my mood ring: and I’m not sure how I feel about that.
A man learns who is there for him when the glitter fades and the walls fold.
Thanks for spending the day with me Gabby Fruehauf !! You were my little luck charm. From Lakeside beach, to Lighthouse beach all the way up to Lakeport we found sea glass!! Couldn’t have had a better day!! ❤️❤️ “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for day, teach him to fish and he … More Sea glass
Kisses when you’re lonely Whiskey when you’re dry Riches when you’re broke And Heaven when you die ❤ Possibly written by my nieces grandfather.
Kids need a speak and spell nowadays instead of spellcheck. Just sayin’
He climbed up the stairs Turned the knob He could see her skin.
Trying the Lune poem out after reading Willowdot21’s attempt; which in my opinion she has been killing it nicely!! I don’t know if I can do it for a month like she is but one can at least try weekly. He got off early His heart raced She was not alone.
“When you hit rock bottom; may you know that Rock is Jesus” ~unknown “Sometimes when we hit bottom we feel as if we don’t know how to pray anymore, all we have to say is ‘Lord, I don’t know what’s going on right now; but I know I’m not right’. It’s that easy.” ~Pastor Steve … More Hope.
That my daughters may need my guidance and I won’t be here. It’s not a scary thought, it’s a deep heartbreaking one for me. I always want to be here for them, at their ages of nineteen and twenty-three they still have so much to learn about life, what real love is, and to make … More Biggest fear in this moment….
I was eating breakfast with my teenage granddaughter and I asked her, “What special day is it tomorrow?” Without skipping a beat she said, “It’s U.S. Congressman’s Day!” She’s smart, so I asked her “What does that mean?” I was not ready for what she was about to say. She replied, “U.S. Congressman’s Day is … More Oh I just had to….
What is your favorite Morgan Freeman line? I don’t care about hate or politics here; just good ‘ol fashion movie lines that brought you somewhere, made you want to achieve something, or just gave you plain goosebumps. I’ll start. ‘Ernest Hemingway once said “‘The world is a finer place and worth fighting for’. I agree … More I’ll start.
If you were arrested for being a Christian; would there be enough evidence to prove you guilty? And if not; what would you need to change? Are you willing to make those changes; or will you die an ”innocent” Christian who turned his back on Christ himself just because it was ”easier” to hide? Feedback … More Guilty as charged??
So I stopped in to see my daughter at her work today, I noticed that she was strategically placing young women throughout the restaurant five or six tables apart. I commented and said “what’s the deal?” said replied “Oh they’re new hostess and waitress interviews, I like to spread them amongst tables so when James … More The girl with no job….
I often think I’ve seen it all, and nothing else could surprise me……and that’s where I’d be wrong.
But suddenly I have an onrush of emotions telling me to be grateful. So for this, I am. Nothing major happened, didn’t win the lottery; or HQ for that fact. Just felt the grace of thankfulness fall upon my heart.
I think someone needs to construct adult big wheel machines! Like the ones with the plastic tires and stickers!! Come on! You know you would buy one!
Beautiful if flowering trees could keep their blooms all summer season long?
I accidentally went grocery shopping today while I was hungry; I’m now the proud owner of aisle five.
Have you ever wondered if the clouds look down and say ”Hey look, that one is shaped like an idiot?”
A teacher was giving a lesson on the circulation of the blood. Trying to make the matter clearer, she said, ‘Now, class, if I stood on my head, the blood, as you know, would run into it, and I would turn red in the face.’ ‘Yes,’ the class said. ‘Then why is it that while … More From the mouths of babes
”I don’t have the time or crayons; to explain myself to you”.
.The children had all been photographed, and the teacher was trying to persuade them each to buy a copy of the group picture. ‘Just think how nice it will be to look at it when you are all grown up and say, ‘There’s Jennifer, she’s a lawyer,’ or ‘That’s Michael, He’s a doctor.’ A small … More From the mouth of babes
The children had all been photographed, and the teacher was trying to persuade them each to buy a copy of the group picture. ‘Just think how nice it will be to look at it when you are all grown up and say, ‘There’s Jennifer, she’s a lawyer,’ or ‘That’s Michael, He’s a doctor.’ A small … More And yet again, oh those babes!
The children were lined up in the cafeteria of a Catholic elementary school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The nun made a note, and posted on the apple tray ‘Take only ONE . God is watching.’ Moving further along the lunch line, at the other end … More Apples vs cookies Lol!
One day a little girl was sitting and watching her mother do the dishes at the kitchen sink. She suddenly noticed that her mother had several strands of white hair sticking out in contrast on her brunette head. She looked at her mother and inquisitively asked, ‘Why are some of your hairs white, Mum?’ Her … More From the mouths of babes
One day a little girl was sitting and watching her mother do the dishes at the kitchen sink. She suddenly noticed that her mother had several strands of white hair sticking out in contrast on her brunette head. She looked at her mother and inquisitively asked, ‘Why are some of your hairs white, Mum?’ Her … More Out of the mouths of babes..again
A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six-year-olds. After explaining the commandment to ‘honor’ thy Father and thy Mother, she asked, ‘Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?’ Without missing a beat one little boy (the oldest of a family) answered, ‘Thou … More Out of the mouths of babes
A Kindergarten teacher was observing her classroom of children while they were drawing. She would occasionally walk around to see each child’s work. As she got to one little girl who was working diligently, she asked what the drawing was. The girl replied, ‘I’m drawing God.’ The teacher paused and said, ‘But no one knows … More Out of the mouth of babes
A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales. The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its throat was very small. The little girl stated that Jonah was swallowed by a whale. Irritated, the teacher reiterated that a … More My sick humor #2
Good morning, come on in. My husband is still sleeping but I am up and just finishing my first cup of espresso. Would you like one? Perhaps some tea? I can make you some regular coffee as well, just give me a minute to dig out the coffee pot. Oh, I don’t have creamer just … More If we were having coffee on Sunday April 22nd (Earth day).
This photo has always been a favorite of mine to share on earth day. But as I looked at it this morning something new was shown to me. The hands aren’t just hands of a human that were painted beautifully by an artist. Today I saw them as Gods hands. Holding our precious earth when … More Earth day
Shoot for the moon, and the worst that can happen, is you’ll land amongst the stars. ~Tony Orlando
As I stumble (and I use that word loosely seeing as it’s the truth) through my walk of Christianity, I’ve come to realize we all receive crutches to help us along the way. Some people were given scaffoldings, others were given those handy-dandy window-washing pole-fed machines, and some were even given a staircase. Not me. … More The Rope Ladder.
My husband: ”Hi Joe, how was school?” Joey: ”Fine” Husband: ”Did you learn anything new?” Joey: ”No” Husband: ”Really? Nothing at all huh?” Joey: ”No, I’ve been trying to explain this for years!” Ahh, kids. They make you chuckle at times, don’t they?
It will take you further than you wanted to go….. Stay longer than you wanted to….. And cost you more than you wanted to pay…… Was it worth it?
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