Day: March 10, 2011

Child Care

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A little boy said, “Mommy,

Come read me a story or two;

And sit here beside me…

And teach me to tie my shoe.”

But she said, “Son, I am already late

For the Single Parents’ Club;

I really have to go and learn

How to take care of you.”

He was too young to realize

There was no logic there

But a tear ran down his little cheek,

‘Cause he thought she didn’t care.

“I will drop you off at the ‘Center’

And the ‘sitter’ will read to you;

And maybe she will have the time

To teach you to tie your shoe.”

The sad part of this story

Is not so hard to see;

When you multiply this little child…

By four million and thirty-three!

©Edna L. Ingram



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A Father’s Introspect

He placed his little hand in mine…

Looked up at me so tall;

I knew that I must ‘measure’ up

Or we’d both surely fall!

 Before he even walked, I thought,

What shall this child be?”
It took no time to realize…
That it depends on God and me.
I must be careful how I walk
Throughout my life on earth;
 I want to present him back to God… 
As pure…as at his birth.

Edna L. Ingram, 09/13/2008

Dedication: To Bobby Ingram who did his ‘fathering job’ well with our little boy and girl.

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6    It’s still in there….

Hello world!

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Welcome to my blog. This blog will be about family and how important it is to our nation’s standing. As the home goes so goes the nation and this blog will have posts that reflect that incentive.