— By Kath Miles, Grace Lover Yesterday Facebook removed my blogs because they said they were abusive. As I thought about it, I realized that some always have and always will take my writings that way. You see, I write about the outrageous, relentless, miraculous, underserved grace of God. Grace …Read More »
The Worst Sinner I Know
I awoke this morning, remembering that it was my step-mother’s birthday. The woman, my father divorced my mom to marry, after twenty-six years. She was my mom’s best friend and business partner. They were like sisters. We were all shell-shocked when it happened, never to be the same again. But, …Read More »
Think Like a Golfer
— By Jon Gordon I found one of the keys to life on a golf course. Golf course, you might wonder? How could a game that makes grown men cry like babies and throw their clubs like toddlers hold the key to anything but frustration and pain? It’s simple really. …Read More »
What if there isn’t anymore?
One day a woman’s husband suddenly died, and on that clear, cold morning, in the warmth of their bedroom, the wife was struck with the pain of learning that sometimes there isn’t “anymore.” No more hugs, no more holding hands, no more special moments to celebrate together, no more phone …Read More »
Sympathy & Grief
Death leaves a heartbreak no one can heal;Love leaves a memory no one can steal. Taken from a centuries old Irish tombstone ~~~~~~~ He only takes the best God saw he was getting tired,And a cure was not to be,So he put his arms around him,And whispered “Come with me”, …Read More »
Kids Who Are Different
— by Digby Wells Here’s to the kids who are different,The kids who don’t always get A’s,The kids who have ears twice the size of their peers,And noses that go on for days… Here’s to the kids who are different,The kids they call crazy or dumb,The kids who don’t fit, …Read More »
When this is over
This is the good kind of viral — a poem, making the rounds on social media, that can uplift anyone affected or infected by coronavirus. — By Laura Kelly Fanucci “When this is over, may we never again take for granted A handshake with a stranger Full shelves at the …Read More »
The Blind Girl
There once was a blind woman who hated herself purely because she could not see. The only person she loved was her boyfriend, as he was always there for her. She said that if she could only see the world, then she would marry him. One day, someone donated a …Read More »
Friends in Heaven
-- Author unknown
An old cowboy was riding his trusty horse followed by his faithful dog along an unfamiliar road. The man was enjoying the new scenery, when he suddenly remembered dying, and realized that the dog beside him had been dead for years, as had his horse.
Confused, he wondered what was happening, and where the trail was leading them.
After a while, they came to a high, white stone wall that looked like fine marble. At the top of a long hill, it was broken by a tall arch topped by a golden letter "H" that glowed in the sunlight. Standing before it, he saw a magnificent gate in the arch that looked like mother-of-pearl, and the street that led to the gate looked like gold.Read More »
-- Author Unknown When I was a kid, my mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage and extremely burned biscuits in front of my dad. I remember waiting to see if anyone noticed! Yet all my dad did was reach for his biscuit, smile at my mom and ask me how my day was at school. I don't remember what I told him that night, but I do remember watching him smear butter and jelly on that biscuit and eat every bite! When I got up from the table that evening, I remember hearing my mom apologize to my dad for burning the biscuits. And I'll never forget what he said: "Honey, I love burned biscuits."Read More »