Sunday, August 11, 2013

Sunday Spiritual- The Old Paths

Keeping GOD is our lives

Received this from a friend and had to share it here


I liked the old paths, 
Moms were at home. 
Dads were at work. 
Brothers went into the army. 
And sisters got married BEFORE having children! 

Crime did not pay; 
Hard work did; 
And people knew the difference. 

Moms could cook; 
Dads would work; 
Children would behave. 

Husbands were loving; 
Wives were supportive; 
And children were polite. 

Women wore the jewelry; 
And Men wore the pants. 

Women looked like ladies; 
Men looked like gentlemen; 
And children looked decent. 

People loved the truth, 
And hated a lie.

They came to church to get IN, 
Not to get OUT! 

Hymns sounded Godly; 
Sermons sounded helpful; 
Rejoicing sounded normal; 
And crying sounded sincere. 

Cursing was wicked; 
Drugs were for illness. 

The flag was honored; 
America was beautiful; 
And God was welcome! 

We read the Bible in public; 
Prayed in school; 
And preached from house to house.

To be called an American was worth dying for; 
To be called an American was worth living for; 
To be called a traitor was a shame! 

I still like the old paths the best! 

'The Old Paths' was written by a retired minister in Tennessee. 


Ruth Hill said...

This is the gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing this uplifting thought!

Cathy Morgan said...

Thank you for sharing.

ShadowDogDesigns said...

There is definitely something wonderful about most old paths! Thank you for sharing, Jacki.

CraftsofthePast said...

WE can always walk the old paths in our memories ;)

Debbie Huffaker said...

Love this....and also like that the minister was from Tennessee!

Julie and Blu said...

Old paths are good paths - tried and true and make things a lot simpler.

Putman Lake Designs said...

Thank you for posting this. Isn't it strange how true it is? I so wish we could travel those old paths once again!

Ewenique said...

How far we have fallen! If more of us followed the old paths, life in the good ol' USA would be much different than it sadly is now.

Michelle said...

Nothing like the Good Ole Days...

Jennifer Tuminello said...

Thank you for sharing Love this!!

TheCrochetCubby said...

I love that! It can't be better said. I would like to share this if you don't mind.

Roxanne Coffelt said...

Love the picture!

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