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.

Unity Music Festival Ticket Give-Away!

A few days ago I announced it was coming….following are the rules/details to win a free ticket to Unity Christian Music Festival: http://www.unitymusicfestival.com/schedule/main-stage-schedule/ Dozens of awesome bands! I have one three day pass to give to away! It is worth … Continue reading

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Unity Fest is Coming Soon!

Are you planning to go to the Unity Christian Music Festival next week in Muskegon, MI?! The dates are August 9-12 this year. Do you have your lawn chair, a friend or family member to go with you, your schedule … Continue reading

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Earthen Vessel

  Longing for you God, body’s failing, drags me down, Old woman used to say I wanna go home. Panic-stricken, weary and worn, Hot coals rise up, ignite the dread. Depths are constantly near, Whispering lies I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Play: A Five-Minute Friday post

Hi there! I’m linking up with the Five-Minute Friday community at: http://fiveminutefriday.com/2017/07/06/link-up-play/  It’s lots of fun and helps us to work our writing muscles. Today’s writing prompt is: PLAY GO: When I saw the writing prompt play, I thought it … Continue reading

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Blessing

This is a Five-Minute Friday post. As most of you know, we write for five minutes, post it, and then link up on Kate’s blog here: http://fiveminutefriday.com/2017/06/29/count-your-blessings/ Today’s word is BLESSING. GO: Given that I have insomnia a lot lately, I’ve … Continue reading

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Nature Speaks

Writers are scavengers—we gather scraps and pieces together and turn them into stories. I found these things as we did a scavenger hunt and free-write at writing group.   God is amazing how he gives us this beautiful world to … Continue reading

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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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