Listen!

Your own ears will hear Him.  Right behind you a voice will say, “This is the way you should go.” Isaiah 30:21 I was sitting at a red light.  There was no trying to beat it-the light was RED, not yellowish but RED.  So, I, being the law-abiding citizen that I am, came to a …

Up in Smoke

The boys glanced furtively around as they gathered their supplies: corn silk, a wild muscadine leaf, and a match.  With this they were set.   Buck pocketed his portion of supplies and turned towards the old smokehouse. “We can’t go in there.” Cooter said reprovingly.  “Uncle Clyde might need somthin’ outta there and catch us.” “What …

Things That Don’t Belong

My phone was ringing.  Caller ID let me know it was the school.  However, I wasn’t concerned.  Calls from the school were not unusual. I was certain one of my boys had forgotten something. I was wrong! There had been an accident in Ag class.  As the mother of two boys, let me tell you, …

Together

“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor and can help each other succeed.”Ecclesiastes 4:9 KJV and NLT The weather was perfect!  The sun was shining, the winds were low, and the seas were calm.  We had planned this trip for weeks and were excited the day had arrived.  …

The Laughin’ Place

*Many years ago Daddy told me a story about a prank he and his brother played on their Daddy.   I thought it was funny.  This tale is a fictional adaptation of that story. So, I thought we’d have a little Friday fun!  (Dessert)* Folks called him Cooter Bill, had since he was born.  His sister …

“I Am Proud of You!” Love God

Several years ago, my dad sent a single pink rose to each of my sisters and me.  He did this on HIS birthday! Yes, His birthday. Attached was a simple card that read, "I am proud of you. Love, Dad." I still have this card, along with some others he has sent me over the …

The Ladies’ Room

Photo credit: Jamie Glawson It had been an exciting day in the Texas Hill Country which we decided to conclude with dinner on Austin’s Congress Street and coffee at Mozart’s.  The pie was highly recommended. It was crowded but the opportunity to sit a moment was welcomed.  Before ordering my coffee, I decided to take advantage …