Tag Archives: Self-help

Happy Birthday to a Special Lady

Forty-six years ago today, Jeanne Mathis Johnston, whose name back then was Jeannie Walker, got out of bed about 4 or 5 a.m. and began cleaning house. Strange time to do that, but I thought I knew what was going … Continue reading

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All Jammed Up

In my Tuesday post, I mentioned that I-35 was completely closed down in the city of Temple, Texas, last Sunday morning. The point of that post was thankfulness for God’s protection. This morning, I mention it for a different reason. … Continue reading

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Celebration

We’re having a double celebration on today’s post. Please join us for cake and ice cream and coffee—and enjoy. Sorry – no bacon.    The first cause for celebration is that my sweet mother turned 99 yesterday. What a blessing … Continue reading

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Real Heroes

What constitutes a hero? How do we decide who’s a hero worthy of praise and public adulation? This morning’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram featured a large front-page picture of a man who died yesterday. That was followed by a two-page article … Continue reading

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Call Me Mr. Untech

Call me Mr. Un-Tech. They should put big disclaimers on websites offering items of technology saying, “Not for David N. Walker.” They shouldn’t let me buy such things. I got a new smart phone last summer, and I still can’t … Continue reading

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Ladies Professional Golf Association

Some of you may know that I’m a rabid fan of the Ladies’ Professional Golf Association. If you’ve read any of my books, you’re aware that I love to write about strong women. I also have a life-long love affair … Continue reading

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A Personal Victory

Amid all the ups and downs of life, it’s important to find small moments of victory now and then. I found one of those moments one morning this week. As those who know me are aware, my entire adult life … Continue reading

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Internet Etiquette

The importance of observing a degree of etiquette on the internet has been brought home to me with great force recently. Most of us maintain a level of decency in our face-to-face relationships, yet we somehow figure the impersonal nature … Continue reading

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Losing the Story

Recently, while visiting cousins in a small West Texas town, we went to a book sale their local library was having. Actually, the sale was already over, and they were trying to move the books that didn’t go in the … Continue reading

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Roads

A few years ago, Texas opened a much-ballyhooed tollway to bypass the parking lot called Austin. I have no idea how many billions of dollars were spent on this tollway, but it’s only two lanes each direction. There was easily … Continue reading

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