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Things I Have Learned

THINGS I HAVE LEARNED ~~Estelle P. Shrum When you smile at strangers they will smile back When you compliment people it makes them feel good When someone compliments you…you feel good When you dwell on peaceful things it brings you peace When you pray you will sense the of presence of God When you open your heart to His faithfulness…

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My Story

About the Poet ~~ Estelle P. Shrum In my book I state that “Everyone has a story to tell.” My life has gone from one extreme to another. I was born in the “Big Apple” in 1946 at St Clair’s Hospital and raised in Manhattan until I was seven years old. Life back then was very different from what it…

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AUTHOR’S COMPELLING PERSONAL TESTIMONY

AUTHOR’S PERSONAL TESTIMONY Everyone has a story to tell and at least one book to write.  I have three, having lived three different lives.  There are two books that I have hidden away in my drawer.  The first book is entitled Eight Weeks and the second, Eight Months, another, a book of poetry, is my third and the only book…

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My Journal Of Deployment For The Red Cross

RED CROSS ALABAMA TORNADOES – 4/24/10 – 10:30 p.m. MARSHALL COUNTY DEKALB COUNTY ETTAWAH COUNTY JEFFERSON COUNTY “THERE WAS AN EIGHTEEN-MILE PATH OF DESTRUCTION WITH 155 MPH/WINDS IN THE TOWN OF ALBERTVILLE, ALABAMA” THE RED CROSS-SERVED MORE THAN 25,000 MEALS, DRINKS AND SNACKS. WE DISTRIBUTED 350 CLEAN UP KITS, (RAKES, SHOVELS, WORK GLOVES, GARBAGE BAGS, ETC.) WE HANDED OUT 520…

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Educated Liberals And Trump

Why is it so hard for educated liberals to empathize with Trump supporters? Marc Whitaker and Estelle P. Shrum answer. Marc Whitaker, studied at San Diego State University The autistic author Sparrow R. Jones said it well:  I am not mad at you that Clinton lost. I am unconcerned that we have different politics. And I don’t think less of…

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Jesus Said!

JESUS SAID! Jesus said, “Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 7:21 Jesus said, “Whosever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 10:32 Jesus said,…

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The Lord Sings

THE LORD SINGS Jesus looked like an ordinary man; his dress was not fancy, nor did He act proud. However, when Jesus spoke His wisdom was profound and he stood out among the crowd. When it came to Passover Jesus sang songs of praise to His Father above. It was not unusual for Jesus to sing at Passover with his…

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I Looked For You Lord

Alas, I looked for you Lord, but I couldn’t find you anywhere. I looked to the sun, moon and stars, but you weren’t there. I searched in great anticipation hoping you were near. I looked in the clouds and the valleys below. Still I could not find you and I didn’t know where else to go. Then suddenly I remembered…

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How Do I Count Thy Ways?

How Do I Count Thy Ways? Abba, God, the lifter of my heart; how do I count thy ways? How do I thank you for blessing the numbers of my days? Father, how can I show you the love and admiration I hold for you? Jesus, Lord of my life, how do I express the emotions you’ve brought me through?…

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In God’s Perfect Time

IN GOD’S PERFECT TIME He told us that time has a season. (1) He gave us His Word for a reason. He convicts hearts and minds through prayer. He shows justice and mercy for all who care. (2) He will take us to the place where we need to be. He will answer our requests for He hears our plea.…

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