“I liked the old paths, when . .
Moms were at home and Dads were at work.
Brothers went into the Army or took up a trade, and sisters got married
BEFORE having children!
Crime did not pay, hard work did, and people knew the difference.
Moms would cook, Dads would work, and children would behave.
Husbands were loving, wives were supportive, and children were polite.
Women wore the jewelry and Men wore the pants.
Women looked like ladies, Men looked like gentlemen, and children looked
People loved the truth and hated a lie.
They came to church to get IN, not to get OUT!
Hymns sounded Godly, sermons sounded helpful, rejoicing sounded normal, and
crying sounded sincere.
Cursing was wicked, and drugs were for illness.
The flag was honored, America was beautiful, and God was welcome!
We read the Bible in public, prayed in school, and preached from house to
To be called an American was worth dying for and to be called an American
was worth living for. To be called a traitor was a shame!
I still like the old paths the best!”
(Note: I wish the old paths were before me instead of behind me]
Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”