Author Archives: Alice Horton

About Alice Horton

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

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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Upside Down Tacos

Upside down tacos was our meal of choice for the evening. So named because the messiness of trying to eat a half moon shaped taco and enjoy all it offers is challenging. Instead, we assemble the different ingredients around each … Continue reading

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