Tattoos and beards

By Rosie Moore I don’t like either one of them. I have quite a few friends and relatives who have both, but that doesn’t mean I don’t like them, I just don’t like what they are doing to themselves. I can understand why men grow beards and mustaches, they just get tired of shaving or […]

Rosie’s World

By Rosie Moore Due to a lovely summer of gentle rains and abundant sunshine, the veggies in our gardens have grown beyond  our expectations. Corn, summer squash, peppers, green beans, tomatoes, zucchini–you name it, there is plenty to go around. Plenty to can, freeze, give to neighbors and friends, yes, there are plenty to go […]


By Rosie Moore At my granddaughter’s wedding we received small packets of wildflower seeds. I planted them and they are growing beautifully and ready to be re-potted into bigger pot. It looks like there are three or four varieties. A wildflower is a flower that grows in the wild, meaning it was not intentionally seeded […]

The first international singing star

By Rosie Moore When I sit down at my piano I play a lot of the old-fashioned hymns that I love and also some contemporary hymns that are becoming favorites today. One of my favorite singer of hymns is George Beverly Shea, and I play a lot of his hymns that I can still hear […]

Facts about gossiping

By Rosie Moore I’ve read somewhere that we are all guilty of using gossip as a vital method of communication. Some would even say that we thrive on the juicy tidbits that we eagerly wait to hear and share. Surprisingly, men are gossipers, also, at 55% while women gossip at 67%. Why do we gossip? […]

Family Talk

  By Rosie Moore “Don’t marry the person you can live with, marry only the individual you think you can’t live without. “I’m certain that most couples expect to find intimacy in marriage, but it somehow eludes them. “My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.” The above are […]

Put Your Problem In God’s Hands

By Rosie Moore Although it sometime seems to us Our prayers have not been heard, God always knows our every need Without a single word….And He will not forsake us Even though the way seems steep, For always He is near to us,  tender watch to keep…. And in good time He’ll answer us And […]

Do you ever have an “OH” day?

By Rosie Moore I’m sure most of us have had an “oh” day. What is it? It’s something that you can’t comprehend but you’re glad it happened. An “oh” moment can happen when you see a newborn baby in it mother’s arms. Or when something marvelous happens and your mouth creates an “O”–from surprise, or […]

A wedding in the mountains

By Rosie Moore Roan State Park is in a beautiful, lush mountain area in Carter County, near the little town of Elizabethton, Tennessee. The hills are symmetrically dotted by spruce-fir trees that bedazzle one’s eyes and later become Christmas trees. Also, there are many other varieties of trees. Among this acreage are beautiful rustic cabins […]


By Rosie Moore Mother’s Day is over but it behooves the sons and daughters to remember to love, honor, and respect our mothers every day of the year. Mother and Daughter banquets were held in churches across the country a few days before Mother’s Day. Halls Crossroads Presbyterian Church, which I attend, had “Western Roundup” […]

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