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.

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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Control

This week, I’m linking up again with Kate Motaung for the “Five Minute Friday!” I know, I’m a little late and it’s already Saturday night…that’s ok! You can take part in the fun here .http://katemotaung.com/2017/01/26/five-minute-friday-control-a-guest-post/ The prompt this week is … Continue reading

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Word of God Speak

The apostle John records…”the angel said to me, Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb…these are true words that come from God.” Revelation 19:9 (NLT) The written word was so important to … Continue reading

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Remembered With Love

Today I’ve been reminiscing about my dear sister, who passed away 40 years ago. It is her birth date today, November 3. One sister texted “Happy Birthday to Audrey.” I sent emoticons, finding some that reminded me of her and … Continue reading

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