Tag Archives: honor

To Be: Humble

beatitude: humble

A child’s smile rewarded June for her annual volunteer week of cleaning and pressing at her laundry business.

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
Matthew 5:3 KJV

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Found in ‘Frisco, Again

slavery exposed

“Mr. Kingman, sir, I found these two children bound in your cellar.”

“To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.”
Proverbs 21:3 KJV

Famine

mississippi mud pie

June wasn’t surprised when Jake helped himself to the largest serving of Mississippi Mud Pie at the feast.

“And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath.

And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed him the people of Mordecai: wherefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai.”
Esther 3:5, 6 KJV

Feast

pineapple trap

When Mr. Kingman announced a feast to honor Jake, June placed the food boxes over the garbage chute to thwart Jake’s shady business deals.

“He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.”
Luke 1:53 KJV

I Wish, I Wash

good fortune

Inspired by her uncle’s courage and witness, June hosted a picnic for the laundry workers to honor his memory.

“He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.”
John 14:21 KJV

Reader’s Choice: Duck, Duck, Lake

wood duck

Spring refresh.

“As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.

As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.”
Proverbs 26:1, 2 KJV