When one first enters my home there are two signs that are immediately visible. One lists the “Cat Rules”. The second is quite simple – “Martha Stewart does not live here.” That being said, to say I am helpless in … Read More!
How do you handle devastating news? A friend of mine was re-admitted to a local hospital yesterday afternoon with the possible diagnosis of pneumonia. Following a lung scan, they informed her that she had nodules on her lungs and that … Read More!
Tomorrow I will say goodbye to my uncle for the last time. His tomorrow he will say hi to me for the last time. Yesterday, after a long battle with Parkinson’s, my uncle went home to his Father. He and … Read More!
Tonight I said goodbye to you. On 10-14-10, Dr. Jerry M. Kirby, Sr. went home to Glory. On 10-14-10, I lost my closest confidant but more importantly, a family lost a husband, son, brother, father, uncle, cousin, and grandfather. A … Read More!
“There is a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance.” Ecc. 3:4 In 1996 I began the journey of a lifetime. I met the pastor of my church for the … Read More!
Dad is 81 years old. I’ve known him for 48 of those years. He was born during the Depression, grew up while World War II was going on, and thanks to his “friends and neighbors” he was drafted into the … Read More!
“You’re not old enough.” How many times have we heard this when as a child we attempted or wanted to do something? An older sibling goes to school every day and the younger one has to stay at home. Why? … Read More!
Once upon a time, in a land of green and gold, there lived a little boy who dreamed of things untold. He was a quiet boy, his voice rarely heard, an only child was he not, and alas, he was … Read More!
“Is there a God?” This question, posed in a letter to a pastor with whom she had barely spoken a dozen words, began the journey of a lifetime for author Ann Allen. Fighting clinical and spiritual depression Ann began the … Read More!
You all know the story of Little Red Riding Hood. A young lass goes traipsing unescorted through a dark forest carrying a basket full of freshly-baked goodies to her grandmother’s house where she’s set upon by a wolf until finally … Read More!