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Browsing Archive: May, 2010


Posted by Faron Franklin on Monday, May 24, 2010, In : Faron's Footnote 

While leading music a couple of weeks ago Bob noticed his mother-in-law was not one of the many faces in the crowd that day.   After the music portion of the worship service ended, Bob sat down beside his wife Lynn, put his arm around her shoulder, and leaned in and whispered in her ear, “Where is your mother today?” 

Lynn smiled and whispered back, “Georgia . . . visiting family.”   A light bulb flashed over Bob’s head, he had already forgotten he was the one that delivered his m...

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Posted by Faron Franklin on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, In : Faron's Footnote 

My sister and I bolted through the front door, out of breath.   The long dusty lane leading back to our Kentucky farm was not the smoothest of race tracks.  This daily run from the bus stop to home often put my sister and I at odds with each other for the rest of the evening. 


Often I would win this race, especially if I tricked my sister into carrying my book pack before leaving the bus.  Then again, I was 2 years older than her.   In those early grade school days she was quite gullib...

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Posted by Faron Franklin on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, In : Faron's Footnote 

As a divorced parent and a single Dad there are times when reality hits you smack dab in the face and buried pain shoots to the surface like a buoy on rough waters.  

As I taught the Sunday night class my children were in my office putting the final touches on their Mother’s Day cards.  After my eight year old completed his card to his Mommy, he took out a large, clean sheet of paper and wrote a title across the top of the page, as only a second grader can do.   In large uneven-spaced and...

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