Tag: Granny’s Poem Series

Falling Leaves

FALLING LEAVES The leaves on the trees Are fluttering in the breeze. But some of them are falling down. Slowly floating through the air and then reach the ground. There they lay through the cold winter hours As a cover for the grass and roots of flowers. In early autumn the leaves start falling And…

Friends

“A man who has friends must himself be friendly, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” — Proverbs 18:24 (New King James Version) — Friends Friends, oh so many good friends God has given me through the years. But now as I am growing older I see them through my tears.…

Peace Within

“And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thunderings, saying, “Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns!”— Revelation 19:6 (New King James Version) Peace Within The weather outside is bad today. There is thunder and lightning and rain coming…

My Prayer

It is a joy to read this prayer, especially when her life reflected God affirming her requests. I pray I can stop long enough in my busy day to present the same requests to my Heavenly Father.  MY PRAYER Lord helps me as I begin this day To accept the things that comes my way…

God Heals Broken Hearts

Losing a loved one can leave a person feeling broken-hearted. I’m sure the smiles of great grandchildren help mend it.  GOD HEALS BROKEN HEARTS God looked down on me one day As I sat with a broken heart. I thought I‘d always feel that way But our healing God had done His part. God, with…

Our Daughter

It has been 22 years today since my mother passed away. At age 80 my granny lost her 39 year old daughter. My Granny was a great comfort to my siblings and me in mourning the loss of our mom. She always appeared so strong for us, not grieving as a mother who lost a daughter,…

My Sister Ruth

My Granny wrote this poem in 1995 for her oldest sister Ruth.  MY SISTER RUTH God gave her to us for a reason To lift us up through every season. She lifts us up when we are down In Heaven I know she’ll wear a crown.   Her mission in life is to serve others…

To Irmarie and Scott

My granny wrote this poem after a visit from her sister Irmarie and brother-in-law “Scott” (Malcolm). Not only were Dee and Irmarie sisters, they were great friends! TO IRMARIE AND SCOTT I’m sitting here feeling so alone, After all my loved ones have gone. Leaving me feeling very weary, And my world seems so dreary.…

God Gives Us Seasons

“To everything there is a season. A time for every purpose under heaven:”- Ecclesiates 3:1 (NKJV) GOD GIVES US SEASONS There is spring, and there is summer There is autumn and there comes winter. Through all the seasons we are kept guessing How God fills each one with His blessings.   We know God’s plans…

He Knows, He Loves, He Cares

I love how fragrance triggers memories. I open my window on a spring morning and breathe in a faint scent of sweet olive. Immediately I have memories of my granny’s house and sitting with her on the front porch.The thought brightens my day, just as sharing her writings do. Her poems reflect her outlook on…