My Mother, My Memories

I took a music box down from the shelf today. I wound it and as the song, “Memories,” played, so did many recollections of my mother and me. Peaches and Cream, My Mother and Me It started with the time she and I rode the Empire Builder to the West Coast. I was 5 and the…
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Thousand Thousand Thanks Shall Be!

A thousand thanks to all of you who prayed for my Ruby Girl Sister as she underwent surgery for a brain tumor this week. She came through the surgery fine and Thursday night’s update is that she is doing very well. It’s expected she will go home this weekend. The biopsy showed it was indeed a…
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Heal Our Land

Good day, I have a friend who closes her e-mails to absolutely everyone with this Bible verse: “Do not anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” (Philippians 4:6). Reading that always comforts me. I know I can transfer the weight of the world from my shoulders to God’s. That’s what…
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Here’s Smiling At You Kid!

Just to refresh your memory, my mother, my sister and I penned ourselves, "The Ruby Girls," because we were all born in July whose birthstone is the ruby. I also have a granddaughter who is a Ruby Girl. My Ruby Girl Sister gave our Ruby Girl Mother a book titled, “The Joy of Words” for Mom’s birthday on July 1,…
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Sunday Morning And Saturday Night

A very dear friend of mine has two sons. One of these guys is a Lutheran minister and the other played keyboard with a band for many years. A wonderfully danceable band I might add. Some time ago, I ran into the keyboardist at Whitey’s Restaurant in East Grand Forks. The gal I was with knows…
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