I invented a game many years ago. I called it ‘Chin UP!’ I invented it for children two years and older but it could be played with younger children. You see, back when I was a single Dad for a time I had two wiggly, easily distracted, little pre-school girls to get up, get dressed and ready to leave for the baby sitters before 7 o’clock every morning so I could go deliver mail. They were what … [Read more...] about Chin Up!
Sunday mornings usually seemed like a lot of fun back in the late ‘50’s. There were always plenty of kids heading into the church basement at the Wilroads Gardens Christian Church on Sunday mornings. Noisily we would tromp down the creaking steps into the dimly lit basement and find our seats on little folding, wooden chairs set in relaxed rows facing a slightly out of tune piano. And one Sunday … [Read more...] about The Folding Chair Fiasco of 1959
I was about eight years old, making my older brother Dan ten and my younger brother Tim seven. We had been sent outside by our mother to run off some of our energy. We played with some sticks and rocks in the yard for a little while then we sat on the front steps of our house looking at the clouds in the sky. “Do you ever wonder what God looks like?” Tim asked as he gazed up into the late … [Read more...] about Brotherly Debate