Pictures from the Past

Pictures from the Past

I was going through a box of old pictures the other day and came across a little folder of school pictures. I mean, these were really ancient! The children in these photos were from my grade school days. I sat down and turned the plastic picture sleeve holders and went back a few decades.  Funny, […]

The Merciless Wind, Part I

The Merciless Wind, Part I

Since this is the 100 year anniversary of the Peggs tornado, and although I re-published it last year at this time, I do so again today. For a time, I wrote feature stories for The Tahlequah Daily Press. On May 5, 1985, The Press published an article I wrote about the tornado that destroyed Peggs, […]

Zooming Into Sunday

Zooming Into Sunday

Sunday! The start of a brand-new week and Sunday School. A little different meeting now. Oh, we still get together, we seniors, with cups of coffee and smiles, but we do it via Zoom. Who knew? I sure didn’t, but with the marvels of technology,  life goes on.  I’m thankful for a lot of things […]

Recorded in the Bible

In uncertain times, we need an anchor, something unchangeable that we can cling to. It helps to have reminders that people have gone through hard times before now, and survived. One of my nieces, for example, is interested in learning about family history. In trying to answer her questions, I turned to the place where […]

Your Story Is Unfolding

Your Story Is Unfolding

You are a story. So am I. We all have a beginning, but, thankfully, no ending yet. We are works in progress. No genres on our stories, though. That would be difficult, because at various times our lives might be labeled adventures or mysteries or tragedies or comedies. Some episodes could fit under the romance […]

Touching Lives

Touching Lives

  It’s awfully quiet in my little corner of the world this morning. Not even one breeze stirs the maple out front. Rain fell during the night and dark clouds promise there may be more rain. Nemo snoozes, the refrigerator clicks on, and even the birds are still. A light shines from my neighbor’s window […]

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