I received a message from my sister Friday evening that my mama’s next older sister, my Aunt Brenda, was put into hospice care. Saturday evening, I received word that Aunt Brenda was not expected to make it through the night. Please pray for Aunt Brenda, total healing and restoration if the Lord wills it and… Continue reading Prayers, Please
Dear Baby Girl, my sweet Dorian, Twenty-five years ago today, you were born into Heaven. My heart died that day right along with you. I prayed for you, to have you, to hold you. I wanted you so desperately. I only had you long enough to know that He heard my prayers and then you… Continue reading To Our Baby Girl
First things first, many of you already know this, but for those that don’t, I have discovered that some of my forefathers were potters. The first place that I discovered them as potters was in Edgefield, South Carolina, in the early-to-mid 1800s. They moved to the Hart County, Georgia area, where they were pioneers in… Continue reading My First Adventure With Clay
I hear you calling, The mud and the clay Fresh on your hands As you take hold of mine, Showing me the past, Leading me to my destiny. ©21 May 2018 Suzanne Gunter McClendon 4th Great-granddaughter of Allen Gunter, Potter, Of Edgefield County, South Carolina and Hart County, Georgia. 1801-1882 Image Source: Pixabay
We just found out that my Aunt Judy, Mama’s youngest sister, passed away last night from pneumonia. Please pray for my mama and her remaining siblings, but most of all, Aunt Judy’s five sons and their families, as well as her former and current husbands. Thank you. Have a blessed day.
Happy Mother’s Day to all of you beautiful ladies out there! I chose an elephant to honor my foremothers (and fathers) from my Oliphant line. Elephants are beautiful. They are also very strong, just like mothers have to be. Image source: Pixabay
One of my favorite things to study is family history. I have always found history itself to be a fascinating subject. This week hasn’t let me down on either one. Members of my family were in this country long before the United States was officially the United States, long before it was even a British… Continue reading Catherine Montgomery Calhoun