“My Name is Absalom” Part 5 by P. M. Gilmer

If you missed last week of this continuing story, here’s the link for part four: https://declaretonextgeneration.com/2017/08/18/my-name-is-absalom-part-4-by-p-m-gilmer/ Unfortunately, my plans had to be delayed when another tragedy occurred in my family. It is not my intention to speak of this event now. I only mention it to partially explain why it took me almost two yearsContinue reading ““My Name is Absalom” Part 5 by P. M. Gilmer”

Coal River by Ellen Marie Wiseman A Book Review

“On the last day of June, in the year when the rest of the world was reeling from the sinking of the Titantic, nineteen-year old Emma Malloy was given two choices: get on the next train to Coal River, Pennsylvania, or be sent to a Brooklyn poorhouse.” First of all–great first sentence. Need to keepContinue reading “Coal River by Ellen Marie Wiseman A Book Review”

“My Name is Absalom” Part 4 by P.M. Gilmer

If you missed part three last week, here’s your chance to catch up: https://declaretonextgeneration.com/2017/08/11/my-name-is-absalom-part-3-by-p-m-gilmer/ It took almost two years for me to exact my revenge. Tamar continued to live with me and refused to go out in public. Though my father tried to enforce some type of peace between Amnon and myself, we avoided eachContinue reading ““My Name is Absalom” Part 4 by P.M. Gilmer”

“My Name is Absalom” Part 3 by P.M. Gilmer

This is part three of “My Name is Absalom”. If you haven’t read parts one and two, please go back and read my last two blogs: https://declaretonextgeneration.com/2017/07/28/my-name-is-absalom-part-1/ https://declaretonextgeneration.com/2017/08/04/my-name-is-absalom-part-2-by-p-m-gilmer/ I arrived at the palace and headed straight for the dining hall. I didn’t see either of my parents–only a few of my younger siblings as wellContinue reading ““My Name is Absalom” Part 3 by P.M. Gilmer”

“My Name is Absalom” Part 2 by P.M. Gilmer

Here is part two of my continuing story. If you missed part one, please click on following link: https://declaretonextgeneration.com/2017/07/28/my-name-is-absalom-part-1/   Now I come to the part of my story which is the most difficult for me to tell, but, unfortunately, it is the most important and explains how and why things changed so much betweenContinue reading ““My Name is Absalom” Part 2 by P.M. Gilmer”