Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

“Bill” John Alvis LaPrarie – On this day in 1953

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

Bobby J. Adams – On This Day in 1994

Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

John and Chris Raabe**** On this date the 15th of February in 1862 our paternal great grandfather Chris Raabe was born in Germany. (I’m still researching his parents but his…

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

On this date the 14th of February in 2001, our paternal grandmother, Mae Adams  passed away in Ferriday, Concordia Parish, Louisiana. She was laid to rest next to her husband Floyd in Heard…

Bobby J. Adams – On This Day in 1994

Shirley and Bobby Adams On this date the 10th of February in 1994 our Uncle Bob passed away.* I have fond memories with my dad, Floyd Dee Adams, visiting his…

“Everything’s Going My Way”…Hopefully Not!

“Oh what a beautiful morning. Oh what a beautiful day. I’ve got a wonderful feeling. Everything’s going my way!” I love this chorus by Oscar Hammerstein from the musical Oklahoma. Do you think if I sing it three times it will actually be a reality in my life today? I’m nestled on my couch with…

Dusty Corners

How many chances do we give someone to change? Is reconcilation actually possible when there is no fruit of repentence? Am I just as blind to the fact that I too am stuck in a sin that I keep apologizing for and not turning away from. It’s been one of those weeks, where old problems…

I Stand Corrected

In my last post. I pondered the following: “He (God) may not be using me as the one who interceeds… …but rather the one who rebukes.” I’ve edited that post changing the word “interceeds” to “encourage”. What I realized since my last writing, is yes God wants me to continue praying and forgiving them. But…

The Buts for Deception

Deceit, lies, untruth, falsity, dishonesty…anyway you want to say it, it all boils down to the opposite of truth or even purity. Why do some people in our lives use tactics of deception to manipulate our emotions or get our attention? When did it become okay for them to use panic to rally us into…

Rainbows!

Rainbows, how awesome are they? A hard rain that tapers off to a drizzle, then a brilliant array of color as the sun peeks through. A few weeks ago I was blessed with not one rainbow but two. It was a great sight. These past three years have been a stormy season for me. I…

Molasses and Doors

“It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.” Proverbs 25:2 (NKJV) Do you ever feel like that big petition that you’ve requested from God is moving at a molasses pouring pace? All things are coming together but not on your time table…..it’s…