Category Archives: family

The Whistle

Can you whistle?  Some people cannot.  I’ve really never understood why anyone can’t whistle.  I learned to whistle when I was young.  I can whistle a tune like the theme from the Andy Griffith Show.  But I can also whistle … Continue reading

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Another Sign

I’ve written before about my maternal grandfather and the blue sign nailed to the old oak tree in his yard. (Refer to “An old blue sign” blog, October 16, 2012)  I remember another sign hanging on his old garage.  This … Continue reading

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10 Rules for Fatherhood

Father’s Day is the day set aside for celebrating our fathers and the influence of fathers in our society.  It is impossible to overestimate the importance of the father in the family.  With few exceptions, when father and mother are … Continue reading

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Who can find a faithful man?

I suppose our society is struggling with the idea of manhood now more than ever.  What is your definition of manliness?  What is your description of a real man?  Is it the idea of the Marlboro man of the cigarette … Continue reading

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Paw Paw and the Visiting Preacher

My Teresa taught school for many years. Early in her teaching career, she met an older gentleman on the staff at her school that shared an interesting story with her. He said that in his younger days he was a … Continue reading

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Lost. That is one of the more frightening words in our language. Most of us can recall a situation where we were lost at least for a time. Hopefully it was not a threatening situation. I have a brother 5 … Continue reading

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The Powerful Word

I remember when our boys were growing up we tried to emphasize the importance of knowing the Scriptures. Teresa prepared posters that hung in their bedrooms and we would recite various verses each night as part of our bed time … Continue reading

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Is Work a 4 Letter Word?

On occasion when I leave home very early in the morning, the road is full of traffic. This can sometimes be long before daylight. I am always encouraged by this because I am reminded there are many people going to … Continue reading

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Hold Fast the Pattern

Hold fast the pattern of sound words which you have heard from me, in faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.       2 Timothy 1:13 When my older son was about 3 years old, our family was visiting an arts … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!! From Glenn Taylor December 2014 This week we celebrate the holiday many hold to be the most holy of all holidays. The nation pretty much goes all out with decorations and choir concerts not to mention the commercial … Continue reading

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