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inHishands
I am Christian wife and mother of two and Ushka to three lovely little ladies!!
Interests: My favorite scriptures are: Philippians 4:6-8 . Philippians 4:13 . Ephesians 5:19-20 . Romans 12:16-21 . John 18:20-25 . "the golden rule" Matthew 7:12 . John 16:33 . and Proverbs.
Recent Activity
Lovell Fay is the daughter of my cousin, Allen Cox (Plainview graduate, DFW attorney), and Ginger. Lovell is a beautiful young woman who has been a young entrepreneur for several years. This is a behind the scenes video that was... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at in His hands
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In looking through a stack of Plainview newspapers from the 20s through the 70s, I can across this vintage Bulldog baseball write-up. It was in the newspaper following the1973 Plainview tornado. Fresh Find: A wonderful convertible bag! Continue reading
Posted yesterday at in His hands
If you missed getting a copy of, From Generation To Generation: Telling It Like It Is, African American History of Hale County, edited by Teresa Young, you missed a wonderful history of some of the most important moments of time in our community. In reading the "firsts" page, I am... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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My grandfather, Hugh Robert Etter, was an early Plainview electrician. He wired the Mill in 1928. When he wired a building, he found a place to sign it and date it. I wish I could look inside the mill to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at in His hands
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A few years ago the Plainview Herald published a wonderful book, A Pictorial History of Hale County Texas, under the leadership of Rollie Hyde (awesome man) and Danny Andrews (another awesome man) with Nicki Logan contributing to it greatly along with other Herald employees. As I was browsing through it,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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When I read the definitions of stitch, I found that we are a people of stitches. There have been moments where we have felt a local sharp and sudden pain in the gut. You know, the unexpected hurt. Then there... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at in His hands
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There are so many shades of green. When I saw this picture I knew I had to stop and take a moment to absorb the many shades of green that were used to create this Godly masterpiece! I read this artist's BLOG about a 'green journey' and I really found... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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I love books is an understatement. I don't keep many books though. They typically go back into the treasure pile for others to discover. I found a beautiful book from an online source. The Book of Good Cheer, A Little... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at in His hands
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I've always thought this door Of the First united Methodist Church was pretty. It is tucked away and not often seen, but a most important door. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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I was born into First Baptist Church, Plainview, Texas. My parents took me to the baby room as an infant. Seven, the number seven reminds me of half of a cross. Seven is the age I was when I asked Jesus into my life, to be my Savior. Only thing... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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40 Years ago today, I married the man I had prayed for. Following our wedding we traveled to Houston and enjoyed watching the Astros in the Astrodome, and I remember getting a wax replica of the Astrodome from a machine... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at in His hands
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What a wonderful day for a PAW-ty! It poured when I was unloading things, but then I found a lucky penny. The day was beautiful! Blessed! The Plainview Association of Realtors put on an awesome event for the Paws Pet Adoption of Plainview today at the Brew. With the rain,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Some will think I'm crazy, but others will cherish this story. A beautiful and Godly woman left this city and her sweet soul is with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Patty Winters was one of Plainview's quiet, but prominent... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at in His hands
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Some days I feel this old. I feel as old as this original downtown Plainview building boiler. (Say that three times fast!) It's patent date is 1904. It is covered in age marks from its daily living. It was useful and dependable for as long as it could be. One... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Exploring Plainview Texas
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This morning we were privileged to join our local radio celebs Ben & Mac to share about Plainview's PAW-ty! Vickie Stewart from the Plainview Association of Realtors and Mindy Choates, from Paws Pet Adoption of Plainview, shared our heart. We... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at in His hands
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This is my father, John Phillip Dayton, and me at his sister, Faye Dayton Cox's, home. When I talk about my beach home with a turquoise leather sofa and white sheers flowing from the windows, this chair is where that... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at in His hands
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What a beautiful representation of our history this 1910 picture is! The people of Plainview gather together to celebrate the laying of the cornerstone of the Hale County Courthouse. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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One of the things that never ends is laundry. We are very fortunate in that we have always had a washing machine and dryer. My parents washer & dryer was in the garage and my grandmother's was in the wash-house... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at in His hands
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We can't complain. We prayed for rain and God has delivered it abundantly. It is beautiful just like the sunshine is that follows. The Skatepark Plainview was started yesterday, 5-12-2015, and today... Look at the beauty in this pile of dirt!!! Almost makes me think I'm in Ireland!!! Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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This young lady, Michele Waller, is a Plainview High school graduating senior. I was blessed to be one of her second grade Sunday School teachers and call her friend. This picture was one of the many times she stopped by... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at in His hands
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The day has come. Plainview has broken ground on our Skatepark Plainview!!! YAY!!! Doing a happy dance!!! Thank-you to all the "players" that supported this project!!! Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Today we have sunshine and I can't help but think about this song... I think we have more rain coming, but until then I'm going to enjoy the gorgeous views in Plainview!!! Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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What a sweet, quiet Mother's Day. A day of reflection on the important women in my life. God has been good to me. Throughout my life, there have been wisdom women that God has blessed me to see and learn... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at in His hands
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Keeping it local is something our family has always believed in. We love the land called Plainview. As we celebrate Mother's Day, I want to thank these women for the legacy they left me and our children. HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!! Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at Exploring Plainview Texas
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Roses For Mama © Lynn Casstevens Lord, are there roses in your garden On the shores of jubilee Would you pick a dozen of your best And deliver them for me? For you see, today is mothers' day And I... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2015 at in His hands