With Gratitude to the Women in My Family

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With Gratitude and Thanksgiving I remember all the women, in my family, who came before me…

Who traveled from Ireland, England, Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Arkansas and Texas;

Who cooked their meals on open spits or cast iron stoves, some knowing the luxury of their own dish pattern others using tinware…

Because of you I live with modern luxuries and decorate for those around me to show them the loveliness of God…

Because of the sacrifice of your menfolk, husbands and sons, my sons live in luxury…

Because all along without the modern conveniences, you persevered, birthing your babies at home, preserving the bloodline so we could call ourselves
FAMILY…

With Gratitude, I thank you for my family and your personal sacrifices so that we can endure.

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