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…

What Can I Do?

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms. Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and…

Mother’s Flower Garden

In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to share a collection of photos and a poem written by my granny about my Great Grandma Wright’s lovely yard. Thanks to my dear sister Jennifer for sharing with me her beloved collection of my Granny’s journals and photos. Enjoy and Happy Mother’s Day! MOTHER’S FLOWER GARDEN  …

Granny’s Verse

“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” — Luke 6:35-36 (NASB) I was glancing through my…

Nelda Grace

She glides through the home making sure all is in order; The pantry is stocked, the bills are paid and in the recorder. She prepares her meals several hours ahead; And instructs each child how to make their bed. She often overlooks her own personal need; To attend to a child’s cry or plea. She…

Bumper Car Faith

Do you ever feel like you are going through this life in a bumper car? In my walk to follow Christ, I feel like this most of the time. I get in my car and head in one direction until, I go BUMP! Then I turn another direction and try that one a while until…

The Launch of Temporarily Green

To know wisdom and instruction, To perceive the words of understanding, To receive the instruction of wisdom, Justice, judgment, and equity; To give prudence to the simple, To the young man knowledge and discretion— A wise man will hear and increase learning, And a man of understanding will attain wise counsel, To understand a proverb…