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11/28/2019 12:59:00 PM
Sitting
Written November 26, 2019

Judge Rembert
Guest Columnist


Sitting in a car...
Sitting in a parking lot...
What do you see...
What do people mean...

Thanksgiving shoppers...
Well maybe...
Christmas shoppers...
Well maybe...

But they were all human...
Male, female, old and young...
All with blessings...
All with problems...



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Thanksgiving and Christmas...
The holiday season...

Funny how everyone seems...
Seems to be having...
Having more fun...
More fun than you...
Funny how people seem...
Seem happier than you...

Think about your blessings...
Yes some have a fancier car...
Yes some have a bigger house...
Yes no one has...
Has a perfect life...

Thanksgiving is many things...
Many things to many people...
What are you grateful for...
Do you think about this...
Do you realize your blessings...

Look around...
Sit in a parking lot...
Watch the people...
Are you in a wheelchair...
Is your child dressed poorly...
Is your car worn out...
Will not crank...
Are you in the cold without a coat...
Did you put food back...
Back for lack of money...

Cashiers see this every day...
Think...
Think and thank God...

More About Judge Rembert: WWII made Judge an only child when her half-brother was killed in the war. She lived in a tiny town in South Carolina until she was eight and her Mother went to work. She was sent to a boarding school in Belmont, N.C. From that time on she has lived back and forth in the two Carolinas. They are both home. She was born dyslexic and did not know what the problem was or that it had a name until she was about 45. She was unable to spell so she never put words on paper until she was 65 and had a computer with spell check. She comes from a long line of story tellers and a Mother that taught her much by telling stories. Stories about people and how they faced life and how they dealt with problems. If you read what she writes you may hear her Mother and her Grandmother talking to her. She is thrilled to know that anyone reads her words and finds them interesting. Oh, she is 75 now and she now makes her home in Aiken, S.C. If you like Judge’s writings or would like to comment on them let her know by emailing judgerembert@bellsouth.net.


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