Monthly Archives: May 2013

Benton-Preston Family Go West

Thursday, I took the train to Portland, the ‘Rose City’. Heading to the art museum, I saw a building with a mural on the side of it. There were covered wagons, and I assumed this had something to do with … Continue reading

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Being Homeless With Miss Christiansen

I lie in bed this morning recalling the times I was homeless. The first time was when my father went on a work strike and I was sent to live with grandmother Mary in Westwood. In recalling the other times, … Continue reading

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Return of the Prodigal Son

Hollis Lee Williams kept everything I gave him because he considered me family. Hollis prayed for a family each and every day. Every Sunday I made dinner for Hollis and his two autistic friends. Hollis said grace in my home. … Continue reading

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The Sons of Liberty Will Soar

“He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.” When our enemy struck on 911, millions of so-called Christians were quick to title other Americans unpatriotic and … Continue reading

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In God We Trust

You have only heard half the story about saving Private Hollis. There is another Private behind the scenes, waiting in the wings. He took the photos by the river where I placed Hollis in the shadow of Almighty. I noticed … Continue reading

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Dwelling in the Secret Place

“He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely … Continue reading

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Remembering My Ex-Brother-In-Laws

I’ve had five brother-in-laws, and, did not get along with any of them. The person whom I felt was my real brother-in-law, was Michael Dundon, because he was in love with my late sister. Michael treated me like family – … Continue reading

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