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About harolene

Thank you for stopping by for a visit! If you read my thoughts you will see that I am sometimes serious, at other times sappy or funny, occasionally I am sad and sentimental, but I am always sincere! I am a single mother who raised two children, born ten years apart and different sexes so first it was bows and dolls, pretty dresses and boys! When my son was born it was rough and tumble games, baseball, soccer, wrestling and girls! I am known for my "smile" and for my default answer to any situation, "no problem", which was something I didn't realize I did until it was pointed out to me! I am a moon watcher and a star gazer. I am astounded and feel so small knowing that every creature that has ever walked the face of this earth has gazed upon that same beautiful orb that my eyes can behold on any night when the earth is not wearing her cloak of clouds. My parents have made me the person that I am. Their love, veracity in all areas of life, humor and passion for their work and each other have given me hope that my life can actually be a happy one! Chances are if you are reading this you already know all this but again, I appreciate your stopping by! While you're here hit the "Like" button for me and thanks for checking in!

Pull up those Armored drawers

What happens when you feel that you have done everything you are supposed to do, like paying your tithe and giving offerings, volunteering to feed the poor and take meals on wheels, work in the nursery on Sunday morning when … Continue reading

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Had an AHA moment?

I flipped on the Voices of Lee and listened to them sing, “There’s a sweet, sweet spirit in this place and I know that it’s the Spirit of the Lord“, I said, “God, I am broken, I need help.” He … Continue reading

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Throw out the garbage!

Every day we make decisions that affect our whole life, you may not realize it but I think of seeing a large design of dominoes all standing like little soldiers in a row until the first one in the row … Continue reading

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I was asked about Faith & Hope

Romans 8:24 For we were saved in this hope, but hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one still hope for what he sees? Hebrews 11:1 Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually … Continue reading

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Words DO hurt!

People use words so carelessly, never thinking about how a harsh word can become a dagger that hangs up in the muscle of your heart and stays until you die or ask the Holy Spirit to remove it from you. … Continue reading

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Is there any hope?

“Hope is the state which promotes the belief in a good outcome related to events and circumstances in one’s life. Despair is often regarded as the opposite of hope. Hope is the “feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events … Continue reading

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Just Three Words

If you had to describe yourself with three words, what would they be? I heard a commercial for a local newspaper today that made me rethink my cancelled subscription! They described themselves as being “Credible, Compelling, Complete”. Then the news came … Continue reading

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Reach out and touch Him

There are few things that are as precious as the touch of someone you love, be it parent, child, or love. Just the touch of a mother’s hand on the fevered brow of a child can sooth his tears, an … Continue reading

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M-O-T-H-E-R

On March 26 1924, sixteen year-old Addie Mae Tomberlin Paulk gave birth to a nine-pound baby girl. Baby Myrtle was born hungry and Addie Mae was at a loss as to how to feed her, mother would tell us that then … Continue reading

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and the beat goes on…

Good, bad, indifferent, planned, un-planned, desired, bad timing, however it happened to you, you will never forget the day when you first became a parent. What young people don’t realize is that to us parents they never grow up. Let … Continue reading

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