Category Archives: Rules

Thank You for This Outstanding Achievement Award

It is an honor to be nominated by fellow bloggers that I follow and greatly admire. Thank you so much, TERSIABURGER! THE 7 QUESTIONS: 1-If you could create your planet what would it look like? – Beautiful nature. 2-If you … Continue reading

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Adapting…Drinking and Smoking

I’ve saved this issue of drinking and smoking for the last. It seems to be the biggest change in our church rules. From my earliest recollections I was taught and so believed drinking and smoking were absolute sins. They fell … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change…Music in Church

The church I’ve attended and been a member of, since I was old enough to join, has gone through major changes, over the years, including music in the church! I have an old Free Methodist Hymnal, Copyright 1910. I love … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change…

I’ve been writing kind of a series on my early life and the need to adapt to the changes in life as I’ve grown older. My family belonged to a very strict evangelical denomination, my dad was a pastor. Rules … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change: Jewelry

One year for Christmas, I think it was in 1947, my grandmother gave me a matching necklace and bracelet. We were living in Oklahoma and had gone to Iowa for Christmas vacation. I looked at them lovingly and longingly and … Continue reading

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Freedom To Be Me

I wrote a post on my first blog, free to be me at anitaarcher.blogspot.com about the freedom to be me. We had such rules when I was a child. Rules that, looking back, hardly made sense. But at the time … Continue reading

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