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.

Light Winds

Who doesn’t want a bigger boat? Early this Spring we decided to take the plunge. When our 351 Silverton Sedan sold in two weeks, my husband Cliff combed Boat Trader and other websites every day. We soon realized boats are … Continue reading

Posted in beauty of nature, Boat trip 2021, boating, Detroit River, God's protection, Great Lakes, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake St. Clair, nature's beauty, New Boat 2021, St. Clair River, summer, thankfulness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Not to Speak is to Speak

I’m trying to find truth. How about you? I ask myself every day, who has reason to lie? Who has the most to lose by speaking  truth? I also remember the saying, follow the money. There are many doctors, scientists, … Continue reading

Posted in abortion, Coronavirus, election 2020, God bless the USA, human trafficking, masks, Patriotism, prayer, sex trafficking, vaccine danger, vaccines, value of all human life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Basic Truth

Let’s call it all out for exactly what it is. Let’s get back to basic truth. Right and wrong. Good and evil. When will all this go far enough? When will people finally speak up and stand out, make some … Continue reading

Posted in abortion, Bible, Coronavirus, God bless the USA, God the Creator, human trafficking, male and female, masks, Patriotism, sex trafficking, trust, trust in God, two genders, value of all human life, word of God | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

The Ultimate Truth

People often ask lately, “What is truth?” How do we know what is truth? Where is truth? There are many who say and act in violent and ignorant ways and claim that their truth is right. So how do we … Continue reading

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The Edmund Fitzgerald Shipwreck

Originally posted on Tablet of your Heart:
“The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald” “The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down Of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead…

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The Country I Grew Up In

I miss the country I grew up in. I went to elementary school in a tiny Midwest town called Hamilton. Mrs. Ferris sat down on the piano bench after lunch and taught us every word of the Star Spangled Banner … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, faith, faithful members of our community, Family, Farming, God bless the USA, God our Father, God's faithfulness, Hymns, listening prayer, Mrs. Marguerite Miller, music, Patriotism, piano playing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

A Spiritual Battle

I think it is our responsibility as Christians and pastors to do our homework and to be involved in our political processes. Leaders such as Franklin Graham, Anne Graham Lotz, Sean Feucht, Michael W. Smith, Daney Gokey, Pastor Greg Locke, … Continue reading

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The Return

What an exciting time to be alive! I watched a gathering of believers at the mall in Washington D.C. on livestream called The Return. It was a day of repentance for our country and people. Jonathan Cahn, the author of … Continue reading

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A Child Cries

Can you hear her? The echo of the pathetic scream pierces through the tunnel. In a rat-infested cage she moans in pain.. She clings to the back corner as the footsteps of a handler approaches. The cold hand grabs her … Continue reading

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A Reset

I implore my Heavenly Father to hear my prayer tonight. The events of the last five months brings me to an awareness that we need a reset on many things. We need to reset the laws on caring for babies … Continue reading

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