Paula

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My German ancestors came to the US around 1850. Some of the family stayed in Germany. More than 160 years later we have been able to reconnect with our kinfolk in the “old country.“ Thanks, internet. My fourth cousin, who lives in the same small German village, recently came to Texas to visit us. He […]

Rachel

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Rachel Parker Plummer was born 200 years ago in March, 1819. She was married at 14 years old and gave birth to her first child when she was 15. At 16 she moved with the Parker clan to Texas which was still a part of Mexico. Barely a month after Texas won its independence the […]

Trinity

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Several years ago my daughter brought back from one of her many world travels, a small crucifixion sculpture. It’s very nice. You can take the suffering Jesus off the cross. I like that because it reminds us that the crucifixion was not the end. I hadn’t really noticed until I really looked at it that […]