Category: Treasures

The Body of Christ

The Body of Christ

When I was a young mother, Ken and I took our first trip with a baby. Clay was a newborn and we decided to visit a college friend. We packed up all the essentials and took off to a small town in east Texas, where […]

Self-Evaluation

Self-Evaluation

Years ago, when teaching Fundamentals of Nursing, one of the basic practices we introduced to our students was that of self-evaluation. This concept was a foreign one to some students and a difficult one for most. Coupled with the skills objective outlines each student received […]

ENCOURAGEMENT

ENCOURAGEMENT

Back in the 1950’s, when I was young, I remember going to Saint Mary’s Hospital in Port Arthur to make rounds with my dad. The hospital rule was that you had to be at least 12 to go up to the patient rooms, so I […]

TRUTH?

TRUTH?

Recently my husband and I were discussing an article posted on an internet news site. Pertinent to the discussion, of course, were the identity and credentials of the author and the actual validity of the content. All of us, today more than ever, need to […]

LOVE

LOVE

I remember as a young child sitting at the kitchen table with my mother signing my name on valentine cards and putting the names of my classmates on the envelopes. These were the small cards that had sweet sayings on them, and they always included […]

Jesus is Lord

Jesus is Lord

If you travel around East Texas at all, you’ll be struck by the sight of wooden crosses adorning the yards of many homes. Emblazoned on each are the words, “Jesus is Lord”. A little research turns up that the crosses originate from a church in […]

FOLLOWING HIS LEAD

FOLLOWING HIS LEAD

One cold winter morning in November, my husband and I put on our warm layers and camo to head out deer hunting as we have done together for many years. We drove to the part of the ranch we had selected to hunt that morning, […]

Wisdom from Heaven

Wisdom from Heaven

Recently my husband and I ate out at a local restaurant. Because we are living in the days of COVID 19, all persons entering were required to wear a mask and to follow all the guidelines for disease prevention mandated by the governor of Texas. […]

What Do Others See in You?

What Do Others See in You?

Recently my husband’s father died after 101 years walking on this earth. He was born in Louisiana in 1918 where he grew up in a large family. His life was an amazing journey. He loved to hunt and spent many hours growing up in the […]

REMEMBER

REMEMBER

In our family, we have a tradition for celebrating and remembering each family member’s birthday. On the birthday person’s big day, they get to decide on the menu, including their favorite dessert, and be honored at a special dinner with the entire family. I always […]