WHICH FIRSTS IN YOUR LIFE DO YOU RECALL?

It’s amazing how many firststhere are in our lives.How many of these do you recall?First smile….first tooth….first step.First hug….first toy…first book.First birthday….first fear….first illness.First bicycle….first friend….first pet.First school….first day of school….first teacher.First report card….first failure….first victory.First crush….first date….first love.First sleepover….first dance….first kiss.First movie….first argument….first car.First disappointment….first loss….first funeral.First job….first paycheck….first vacation.First home….first child….first conflict.First wrinkle….first gray hair.First prayer.Never, never stop having FIRSTS. Continue reading WHICH FIRSTS IN YOUR LIFE DO YOU RECALL?

SOMETIMES WE GIGGLE WHEN WE SHOULD NOT

As mentioned in an earlier post, I enjoy writing about the Alphabet Children in Miss Prim’s middle school class.  Earlier I wrote about Humphrey Higgins Hook, a boy who refused to read a book. Today, I’m sharing about little Pixie Piggle who tried hard not to giggle.  If you’re like me, you can identify. PIXIE PIGGLE giggled when she should not. The more she tried not to, the worse it got. When Mayor May came to school one day To give a talk on safety while at play, Pixie Piggle giggled at what he had to say. The mayor was … Continue reading SOMETIMES WE GIGGLE WHEN WE SHOULD NOT

O’ TO DREAM LIKE A CHILD

What happened to the dreams I had as a child? Dreams that were bigger than life, That reached beyond fences and boundaries and took me to faraway places where there were fantasy adventures and fairytale endings, and I could be whoever I chose to be. O’ when did I stop dreaming like a child? O’ when did I lose my adventurous spirit? As I look back at the way I once dreamed, I long to revive what I lost. I long to awaken the child that’s still in me. I long to dream again like my child once did. Do … Continue reading O’ TO DREAM LIKE A CHILD