I am from a wood burning stove and no television. I'm from the the white house with a yard full of pine trees in the front and Two apple trees, one pear tree, and more pine trees in the back.
I am from singing church songs all the way to and from church. I am from a house of all sisters and the mantra "Let Sisterly Love Continue."
I'm from the great field in the back, from the little creek with water spiders, from sledding down the hills and hoping you don't land in the creek.
from singing with my sisters, silly songs, church songs, ...special music!
I am from a week in the summer spent at Alleghany State Park,
from playing Clue as if your life depended on it.
I am from a pastor's home... from the "held to a higher standard just because of my dad's job." I am from playing the part and putting on your church face. I am from Sunday School every Sunday and prayer meeting every Wednesday. I am from the King James Bible.
I am from Sword Drills, and Christmas plays, and teen activities.
I’m from reading the Christmas story before presents and eating Monkey bread and scrambled eggs after.
I am from remote control cars, and climbing trees and riding bikes, and playing soccer and being a tomboy.
I’m from the rod of correction and "Speaking in CAPITAL LETTERS."
and singing "Every Promise in the Book is Mine,"
from peanut butter and jelly crackers for snacks and tacos for dinners. I am from books and more books and Friday nights spent at the library.
I am from Hyperthyroidism, radioactive iodine treatment, and subsequent hypothyroidism.
I am from Buffalo, NY and never really enjoying cold and snow. and now the mountains of Pennsylvania embrace me.
I'm from speedy typing and proofreading everything and hating phones, and still being a secretary.
I am from birthing 4 kids in 4 1/2 years (no twins), and being crowded in a 2 bedroom trailer with my growing family. I am from learning patience and letting go of perfection.
I am from mistakes and grace and second chances. I am from doubts and then I John 5:13-15 "these things are written that you may KNOW that you have eternal life." I am from giving thanks and counting gifts.
I'm from this home with the Red Door!
I am from creativity and artwork, although not enjoying just plain coloring. I am from learning and writing, from embracing God's gifts to me.
I want to know, Where are YOU from?