On March 26 1924, sixteen year-old Addie Mae Tomberlin Paulk gave birth to a nine-pound baby girl. I have often heard the story of how she looked at her husband, nineteen … Continue reading Happy Birthday to my Mother
The year I lost my two front teeth, I remember some of the kids at church laughing and singing the song “All I want for Christmas is my two front … Continue reading What do I want for my Christmas birthday?
December 1, 2014, is that even possible? Is time really moving faster or is it because I am older that it just seems that way? There is a statement attributed … Continue reading Advice to the young from one who is not !
I am writing this at the end of a very long but wonderful Christmas day! I have always been happy that I could celebrate my birthday on the day we … Continue reading For Unto Us a Child is Born!
“Tomorrow you will see me for the last time as a twelve-year-old because at midnight I will be regenerated as a teenager!” My grandson, the one who watches way too … Continue reading On the Myth of Becoming 13!
This is the night of December 1, as I write, and it is hard to believe that Christmas, and my birthday, are only a few weeks away! I began to … Continue reading All I Want for Christmas…
I had a conversation, this morning, with someone who was discussing a sermon they heard yesterday, titled “Remember.” I asked if the scripture used was Isaiah 43:18-19 “Do not remember … Continue reading It’s Hot in this Desert!
My brother’s birthday was this week, yesterday as I write, and it brought to mind a tale told before but worth repeating for sure! Since I was older I was … Continue reading The Coconut Cake Mystery
Only one life soon will be past; only what’s done for Christ will last! There is no time like the present. Exactly what does that mean? Watching old home movies, … Continue reading Only One Life
Today was my dad’s 95th birthday, an occasion like this makes you take time to reflect. As I watched him taking calls of congratulations, reading and re-reading his many birthday … Continue reading Through the eyes of a child
First let me say that today was my mother’s 89th birthday! A lady of grace and strength that would fight a lion bare handed for her family. Once when … Continue reading Judge, who me?