Author Archives: Alice Horton

About Alice Horton

Grateful, Graced, Divinely Graced, Blessed, Favored, Humbled, Awed, Amazed.


Readers are people of rare presence in this global community of XYZ Billion people. Do know, that as I write these words with no option for Text to Speech, I am awed, humbled and wide-eyed. Researching my ancestry across decades … Continue reading

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Fifty-two Words

Fifty-two words guide my week. Much like the Word of the Week some schools post on their outdoor signs. My words are neutral but wise reminders: Diligence, Responsibility, Patience, Compassion are but a few. I print out a page of … Continue reading

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Thoughts Across Three Miles…… Whew!

People! People! People! What creatures of manipulating other people-creatures into states of anxiety, stress. frustration and sometimes generalized angst.  And that is phrasing it mildly. People who drive their vehicles on  a twenty-five mile per hour street at sixty and … Continue reading

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The Mighty Ant Brigade

The mighty ant brigade almost escaped my attention. Small, like sprinkles of black pepper, the ants moved in a tight serpentine line across my porch. I took one giant step over them and continued my pursuit of one of my … Continue reading

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Observations Along My Day

How easy it is to not meet as planned! Let me say at the beginning that this ‘meet’ was not what I wanted on my radar for a couple of weeks or even a month. But there it was on … Continue reading

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As a Believer in Jesus Christ

As a believer in Jesus Christ, I have much and many things other people are not aware of in their day to day experiences. To other people who share similar beliefs as mine, what I write will make perfect sense. … Continue reading

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Gifts of the Money Kind

There was a time in my life when my mama, dearly departed now, and I talked about the wisdom of giving money. At the time of our conversation, a frequently aired television commercial touted the ‘one size fits all’ benefits of … Continue reading

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