Tag Archives: childhood memories

Who is the “Other”?

Yourself. When I was a child, I got to experience what it was like to be the outsider. A PK (preacher’s kid), I was treated like some alien being from outer space. If I’d been a Martian, it would have … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Heaven is for Real It’s funny how little bits of truth start to add up to a greater picture of how things work. I’ve been posting real life stories of near death experiences (NDEs) over that past few days, and … Continue reading

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Adapting to Adoption

A Fairy Tale Once upon a time, there was a little child who needed a new family to keep her safe and secure. Then she was adopted. After some traumatic adventures, some good and some bad, she lived happily ever … Continue reading

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Remember Christmas Days

Remember Christmas Days   Remember Christmas Days when we were young, When Jack Pine’s boughs hung heavy, bright with lights, While children braved the clear, yet frosty, nights And meaning gave to each glad carol sung.   Inside the home, … Continue reading

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Mister Rogers: Therapist?

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Some films are targeted at children, most at adults; this one is aimed directly at the child in each of us.   Fred Rogers is a very nice man. Lloyd Vogul, a hurt man-child … Continue reading

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Childhood Game: Chinese Whispers

Information Sharing or Gossiping? Are you old enough to remember playing this game as a child? There are variations to it: in the British version, the first person would whisper one word to the next person, and that person would … Continue reading

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Memory: My Mom’s Favourite Rhyme

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The Hundred Acre Wood is on Fire!

Ashdown Forest When a part of your childhood goes up in smoke, a big hole is burned in your soul. God bless us, every one…

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When Did We Last Do This?

Lost Memory My daughters are going to be traveling together for the first time since their teens. They are going to the Netherlands to visit their mother next month. Individually, they told me about it, while reminiscing about the last … Continue reading

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Dumbo is No Dummy

But Tim Burton is No Walt Disney I expected to shed a teardrop or two with the live action remark of the 1941 animated film, but I wasn’t moved at all. Have I grown too old and jaded or is … Continue reading

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