Author Archives: Myrna Folkert

About Myrna Folkert

Myrna is an author who desires to use her gifts to glorify God. She's created this blog to tell stories of her childhood, musings about life, motherless daughters, grief and loss, faith in God, her family history, and facts about the Long QT syndrome. She also has a hearing condition called Tinnitus. Doing interviews with motherless daughters like herself are of great interest. Join in discussions by following this blog and commenting. She would love to hear your stories about life. Myrna is a Christ follower, wife, mother, sister, friend, aunt, and cousin. She was an elementary school teacher for 27 years; now works in her church, and a few other volunteer activities such as Hospice doing "Life Reviews" and Vigils. Myrna loves to read, write, listen to music, go to concerts, and take pictures. Her favorite pastime is boating with her husband near the beautiful shores of West Michigan.

My Uncle–A Memorial Day Story

We could never repay you… I posted this story last year, and am posting it again this Memorial Day, with a few edits. Thank you to all those who have served our country like my Uncle Art. Out of respect, … Continue reading

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Spring Glory

Hasn’t it been absolutely beautiful lately? Here’s some pictures I snapped of the beautiful trees, bushes and flowers we have enjoyed the last few weeks as Michigan comes alive. Please share Bible verses which go with these photographs. I’d love … Continue reading

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Aroma of Christ

On walks or bike rides, I take many pictures of trees, bushes and flowers. It never ceases to amaze me how a grand transition takes place every spring from the gray and brown, to tinges of green, and finally into … Continue reading

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Last Lessons From Ebony Anne

There comes a time when dogs get old. It creeps up on you. Twelve years. My Ebony Anne has been an obedient, patient old soul. Her sleek black hair shone in the sun. She never had much time to stand … Continue reading

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Words

Searching. Grasping for words. Seems they’re hidden in the depths of me. Try to scoop a handful and raise them. Hand comes up empty. Where are you words? Breathe deeply hoping words will be in the breath. The exhale has … Continue reading

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Breathe

This week I’m linking up with the Five Minute Friday. The prompt is ‘Breathe.’ If you’d like to join in the fun, press this link    http://katemotaung.com/2017/02/02/five-minute-friday-breathe-lisa-jo-baker/   PEACE. Hold up a hand, with the first two fingers in a … Continue reading

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Eyes of Your Heart

Would you please give me just a couple minutes? Look hard into my hazel eyes and listen.  Don’t be angry, the reason I’m saying this is because I love you so much. What I want to tell you is that … Continue reading

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