My father-in-law passed away on August 8, 2000.
He lived his life serving God and was ready to go home.
We all love and miss him.
He was an officer in the US Air Force, retired then went to
work for Social Security. He was a deacon & a Sunday school
teacher at his church. There was a memorial service in
Celebration of his life. Many that attended, said it was
truely uplifting. The following is something I read and
describes how he lived his life.
A woman diagnosed with a terminal illness asked her
pastor to handle her final wishes. She told him the
songs & scriptures and then she said "Just one more thing.
I want to be buried with a fork in my hand."
She explained after the dishes of the main course
were being cleared, someone always said, "Keep your
fork. Cuz something good was going to be served for
dessert." So, I want people to see me with a fork
in my hand and ask, " What's with the fork?"
Then you will say, "Keep your fork the best is yet to come."
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Before the cool weather sets in, enjoy the bounty of your herb, flower and vegetable gardens by giving a Summer Harvest Tea Party. Plan your theme around the garden, invite friends and family. Don't make it a formal affair, but rather a way to celebrate everyone's gardens and share produce, flowers, seeds and advice.
Summer squash is one of my favorite vegetables. I love the yellow summer squash in particular. They should be harvested while still tender, when they have a "glossy" appearance and are still small. You will most likely need to harvest daily once they start to appear.