I do not know?
I was one of many that had the priviledge
to live with my Grandparents. The lessons
I learned from them will remain with me for
the rest of my life. My Grandmother was a
very wise woman and her way of thinking
and explaining things made me listen.
I remember when one of my so called friends
set me up with with a blind date. A horrible
evening for me. When I got home and told
the story my Grandmother just laughed. Finally she ask me
"are you sure she is your friend", then she told me
the story of the rattlesnake.
Once there was a rattlesnake that got caught
in the freezing weather. A kindhearted man
found him and the snake said "please help me".
The man freed the snake and brought him into his
warm home and put him by the fire to warm.
The snake bit him and the kindhearted man
asked him "why did you bite me, I just saved your
life". The snake told the man, "you knew I was a
snake when you brought me in". I realized then
what she was talking about, choose your friends wisely.
One day I was helping this lady with some chores.
She was a very unfriendly woman and expected you
to work till you dropped. I told my Grandmother about it
and she said, "always remember, there are some people
that will work a willing horse to death". I remember
that lesson very well. My life was touched by this wonderful
woman in a way that I now tell these stories to my children.
Everyone must learn lessons, I pray you can learn them
from someone that lived during times that were hard, they
knew the meaning of hard times. The depression taught them well.
Copyright © chris hardy | Year Posted 2014
one of the most beautiful things a woman can experience in life
Is to bring into this world a new baby, a new child for Christ
yet the raising of a child is not such a breeze
yet God gave women the knowledge and the wisdom to succeed
a woman with faith cried out to Jesus Christ one day
she said "my daughter is possessed by demons who are having their way"
yet how did she know that Jesus was the Son of Man?
there was no newsletter nor mass media revealing God's master plan
at a time when there was no CNN or FOXNews, just c&f
the channel of the Holy Spirit know as complete faith
"for great is they faith", Jesus said "and because you believe"
"your daughter is now healed, the Holy Spirit she has received"
that mother's heart would not let up nor would it allow distraction
she had God on her mind and through His Word she sought satisfaction
a wise woman, a wise mother that inside all of us
believers in the omnipotent power that is Christ Jesus
If you seek It, you will find It
If you knock upon the door It will become ajar
If you pray , just believe It, that all is possible with God
a wise mother, a wise woman, a soothing comforter of Christ
full of the faith and wisdom God wants us all to have in life
Copyright © louise nelson | Year Posted 2007
Once this wise old woman told me,
A man should act like a man,
treat his woman well,
don't mess up to often,
her marriage lasted 60 years,
to the same man,
he listened with his heart.
Treated her with respect,
and when he did mess up,
she chose to ignore, if it was not
I ask her, what was too bad,
lying, cheating, drinking, smoking,
cursing, swearing, and just plain being lazy.
Other than that, things were fine.
Copyright © Christy Hardy | Year Posted 2008
Oh, Mr. Owl, you think you're so wise
as you sit on your branch with a bark disguise.
You hoot and you howl throughout the night,
looking at life with wide eyed sight delight.
Oh, Mr. Owl, you hone in on your prey,
Shadow waiting with a talon like say.
Too calm for chaos but inside you flurry,
claw sharp words make little mice scurry.
Oh, Mr. Owl, you've watch me from on high,
Laughing at my attempts to catch the sky.
Wisdom barbs fall like leaves from the oak,
Instead of silence, you flap and provoke.
Oh, Mr. Owl, you are vicious indeed,
but I, Woman, tonight on bird will feed.
Copyright © Casarah Nance | Year Posted 2016