As Little Children

Just Shelling Beans

No hobbies are more therapeutic than gardening; in August, none are hotter.Recently, a friend of mine, admiring my butter beans, said, "Goodness gracious … I've never seen butter beans make like that. You must have done something differently this year.""No," I...

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Little Momma’s Found

Proverbs 31:28 - Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. (KJV)I was thinking about Little Mama the other day -- about the time she got lost.It was a Sunday morning in May, and my daughters wanted to play awhile before...

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To Wake Again

Luke 13:19 - It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree. (KJV)Slow down! That was my New Year's resolution. As Wordsworth would say, "The world is too much with us." Even as I slide down the...

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Croak, Son, Croak!

Son, why didn't you sing in church today?" Mama asked. "You've always loved to sing Christmas carols."She was right. I knew them all, having listened to her Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, and Nat King Cole Christmas albums over and over again.There are certain aspects of...

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Jimmy Reed