Wednesday, 08 February 2012 13:28
Well folks, it won’t be too long until spring, and it will be time to plant the garden and prune the apple, pear and peach trees, too. We have three apricot trees and two plum trees. If you prune the trees, you will have bigger fruit on them. Fall is the best time for pruning the trees.
Now is a good time to select the best garden seeds. If you plant fresh potatoes, before planting them, cut the potatoes with the eyes on them. About a month before you plant them, they will be healed up and they will do better, that’s what I do. Put sweet corn seed in water over night and they will come up quicker.
I love to raise a garden and to plant the seed and get a little dirt on my hands. I truly love springtime; it’s the time of year when everything’s come to life. To see the pretty flowers bloom, the trees budding, to hear the birds sing and the frogs start hollering.
It’s a blessing to be able to get out and go to church and Sunday school. So many people, the things in life we take for granted, the good Lord gives us the things we need. So let us be thankful for what we have.
We get the grand baby every weekend and we take him to church and Sunday school, so folks if you have children and grandchildren, take them to Sunday school and church to teach them about the Lord. You can’t find a better place to take them.
I want to say hello to my good friends, the Pelfreys and the Smiths, way up Virginia way to all of you that get the Enterprise, and to all of you that read my little write up. So many tell me they enjoy reading my little column each week.
A lot of people are sick and in need of prayers. Brother Calvin Hacker is sick. Edgar Lawson, Waymon and Joyce Mills, Junior Mills, Susan Whitis, Harley Sibert and James Brown. So pray for all the folks, as they need a touch from the Lord at this time. Pray for all that have lost a loved one this past week, for those that are in the hospitals and the nursing homes and the ones that are at home also.
Happy Birthday wishes go out this week to Jeff Garrison. He lives at Mt. Sterling; he is Gerldine “Boots” Smith best son-in-law. Also, Daugh Sizemore, Junior and Tabitha Sizemore. So to all of you, may you all have the best birthday ever and God bless you all to have many more.
Happy anniversaries go out to Donnie and Wanda Johnson. May God bless you two to have many more. I want to say hello to Daugh and Lucy Pearl Gregory up Michigan way.
I want to thank everyone that reads my column each week. May God bless you all and God bless America and may the good Lord forever hold you in his hands.
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 02:16
Well folks, we here in Clay County should be thankful that we don’t live in Alaska, where the snow is fifteen feet deep. What would we do if we had that much snow here? We sure have been blessed so far this year, for my part they can have all of the snow.
Well, it won’t be too long now until spring and I love spring time. When the grass starts growing and the trees and the flowers start budding. It’s my time of year.
Well, we had a good singing Saturday night at the church. We got the grandbaby over the weekend and we took him to Sunday school and church. When the boys plays the guitar and banjo, he gets so excited, and he wants to try to play the banjo.
You should see him and hear him as he sings ‘This Little Light of Mine.’ I believe he will make a good player. He’s not 2 years old yet and already he’s trying to make chords on the guitar.
Folks, it’s what you teach them and how you bring them up. It’s just a thought, but what if everybody would take their children to Sunday school and church? I believe it would be better for us. We wouldn’t see so much things happen in our county if we did. Where can you find a better place to go, than Sunday school and to church?
Some folks are still sick. Edgar Lawson, Waymon and Joyce Mills, Susan Whitis, James Brown, Larry and Nana Minton, Grand Son of Ora Henson, and Sonya Dezarn. These folks need prayer so pray for them.
Some people are having birthdays this week. Diana Carpenter and Travis Hollins. So have the best birthday ever and may God bless you all to have many more.
I like what Hugh Gregory put in the paper last week about our roads. Up here on Roots Branch, we need two bridges built, not just cement slabs laid across the creeks, and below our house the road has broke off and I told the county that it needed fixing four years ago and they come and sprayed paint around the brake. Spraying paint doesn’t fix it, it’s not safe for the school bus to pass on it, but hopefully they will fix it and I believe they will. I think that we have a good county judge.
I want to thank the staff at the Enterprise. They are so good to help me, and thanks to all of you for reading my little column.
Well, I’ll stop for this time. God bless you all and God bless America and may He forever hold you in His hands.
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 13:57
Old Man Winter is still with us, and a lot of churches cancelled out their service today because of bad weather, but we had Sunday School today and worship services also and tonight too. We didn’t get as much snow as some people did. The Lord is so good to us.
We got some birthday cards this week and we are grateful for them. From Brother Roy Allen down Sacker Way and also our friend Gerldene Boats Smith up Blue Hole Way. It’s good to have friends to remember you on your birthday.
We had a good time and some friends came by to help us celebrate our birthday. We took the grand boy to Sunday school and church today and tonight also. He sure likes to play his little guitar and now he wants a banjo and I guess I’ll have to find him one. It’s amazing how a little child likes music, he gets my guitar books and looks at them. He’s not even 2 years old yet and he’s trying to make chords on the guitar.
He likes going to church. Folks, its what you teach them and show them.
The Roots Branch Church will be having their monthly singing this Saturday night starting at 7 PM. Everyone is welcome to come, so come on out and worship with us.
A lot of people are sick in need of praying. Edgar Lawson, Susan Whitis, James Brown, Harley Sibert Waymon and Joyce Mills, Carl and Ruby Hibbard, and also little Haley Spurlock. Remember the ones in the hospitals and the nursing homes. Remember Gladys Smith in your prayers too.
Some people are having birthdays this week. January the 19th, Gary Singleton and Edward Mitizger. On January the 20th, Daugh Gregory and on the 22nd, preacher George Blair. So we wish you all the best birthday ever and may God bless you all to have many more from all your friends and family.
Pray for all the churches through out the world that more souls may be saved and pray for the leaders of our nation.
Well, I’ll stop for this time. May the good Lord bless and keep you and may He forever hold you in His hands.
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 14:41
We are so blessed here in America. The good Lord gives us the things we need. So many times we forget to thank him for his blessings.
So many are sick and still in need of prayers. Edgar Lawson, Susan Whitis Waymon and Joyce Mills, George Blair, Homer Sizemore and his sister and his brother, Raleigh Sizemore. Also remember little Haley Spurlock and Janus Brown. So pray for these people. Remember the ones that are in the hospital, the nursing homes, and the ones that are at home.
Well, it won’t be too long until springtime. It’s time for getting the seed we need for the garden tomatoes and corn seed, cabbage seed, potato seed, and so many more seed we need for the garden. Some people plant potatoes and onions in February.
Some folks are having birthdays, Diana Brown, Jonathon Denson, Arron Smith, Wendi Baird, Johnny “Poss” Gregory, and Marcus Trenton Lewis.
Clay and Gertrude Lawson will be having birthday Sunday, January the 15th. So to everyone that are having birthdays, may God richly bless you to have many more.
I want to thank everyone for the phone calls about my little write up and the ones that I meet from time to time saying that they enjoy reading my little column.
I don’t have any fancy things to write about, I’m just a plain person, and we got nothing bad to say about anyone. We are to love one another as the Lord teaches us to do.
So many people are hurting and have needs, but the greatest need people need today is salvation. They need to be saved, but God gives each person a choice. So chose the Lord and Savior now.
Well I’ll stop for now, may the good Lord bless and keep you. God bless America, and may He forever hold you in His hands.
Wednesday, 04 January 2012 13:33
Well folks, we had a good Christmas here at our house. We had something to eat and we were warm. We had plenty of visitors come and eat dinner and the grandbaby got clothes and toys.
He got some pretty clothes and a toy in the mail from way up Virginia Way. I want to thank Sarah Pilfrey and her friends, the Red Hat Women. Sarah, we thank you so much for what you have done for us, and tell the ladies the clothes fit the baby and he will wear them to church.
You should see him when he goes to church. He acts like a grown up and he plays his little guitar and he tries to help me. I play guitar and sing in church. I’m trying to teach him good things and tell him about the Lord. His favorite song is Jesus Saves Me.
People today need to take their children to Sunday school and church. People have gotten away from the Lord.
We had watch night service at our church last night. We had a big crowd and good singing until 12 PM. The Lord is so good to us all.
I guess a lot of people are making resolutions for the new year. We all should do more for the Lord, and do the best we can to win the lost for Christ. We need more love for one another.
Some people are still sick and in need of prayers. Waymon and Joyce Mills, Edgar Lawson, Susan Whitis, and James Brown. So pray for them. Remember the ones that are in the hospital, the nursing homes, and the ones that have lost a loved one.
I want to thank everyone that gets the paper and for all of you that read my little write up, and I want to thank the staff that helps me with my write up at the Enterprise.
As we start the new year, may God richly bless you and your family. God bless America and may He forever hold you in His hands.
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