On dem first day of Christmas, my true love she gave to me: A crawfish in a fig tree. Tee Jules (Jules d'Hemecourt IV) recites his "Cajun 12 days of Christmas." Mr d'Hemecourt passed away on 02/12/2008. In his memory I post this for people near and far to hear. His Cajun accent may be… Continue reading 12.19.20 The Cajun Twelve Days of Christmas, by Tee Jules
A THANKSGIVING GARDEN Plant three rows of peas Peace in our hearts Peace in our schools Peace in our world Plant four rows of squash Squash gossip Squash indifference Squash grumbling Squash selfishness Plant four rows of Lettuce Lettuce be faithful Lettuce be kind Lettuce be obedient. Lettuce really love one another No garden should… Continue reading 11.04.19 A Thanksgiving Garden
CAJUN NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Trosclair, illustrated by James Rice and narrated by Tommy Joe Breaux Click the picture below to hear this most wonderful Cajun Night Before Christmas! Artist James Rice spent much of 1973 trying to find someone to publish his children’s illustrations. In that year, the Bergeron Plymouth company of New Orleans… Continue reading 12.24.18 Cajun Night Before Christmas, by Trosclair
In the celebration of Christmas, a white-haired, white-bearded man in a red and white fur suit--Santa Claus by name--figures prominently. Is he what Christmas means? Late one Christmas Eve, I sank back, tired but content, into my easy chair. The kids were in bed, the gifts were wrapped, the milk and cookies waited by the… Continue reading 11.30.18 Teach the Children, by unknown author
Friday, November 23, 2018 - Back when I was teaching 3rd and 4th grade Sunday School I found this and read it each year to the children. It is definitely a thought provoker and the children just absorbed it just like do everything at that age! The title "Why Jesus is better than Santa Claus"… Continue reading 11.23.18 Why Jesus is Better than Santa Claus!
The Seasons Of Life Through the different seasons In life that we go through, God still walks there with us Through good and bad times too. We don't need to stop And ponder why we're here, We just need to trust in God That He won't leave us there It is but for a season… Continue reading 11.22.18 Wacky Wonderful Thanksgiving
https://www.facebook.com/fox11la/videos/448835081907263/ WORTHY OF OUR WORSHIP “When they saw the star, they were filled with joy! They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” —Matthew… Continue reading 12.24.17 Wacky Wonderful Christmas Eve! Happy Birthday Jesus!
In past Novembers I posted on Facebook something I was thankful for each day of the month. I tried to work on this earlier in the month and it just didn't happen. Doesn't mean I am not thankful for a lot so I'm going to share some of the things I'm most thankful for here!… Continue reading 11.24.17 What I’m THANKFUL for!
Gratitude and Thanksgiving By Debbie McDaniel “O Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great… Continue reading 11.22.17 Gratitude and Thanksgiving, by Debbie McDaniel
Our New Orleans Saints are on an eight game winning streak. Last time I can remember this happening was the year they won the Super Bowl! Everywhere we'd go stores, homes, and workplace had signs up announcing how many wins they were at in the streak. After losing the first two games this year it… Continue reading 11.21.17 Who Dats Saints, Found Rocks