Al Ainsworth.com

Writing stories to pass values from one generation to the next

God Is Good…All the Time…Really?

Is God Really good? God is great, God is good, Let us thank Him For our food. Aaaa-men. That was what my sisters and brother prayed as a blessing over the food when we were kids. When we visited with read more The post God Is Good…All the …read more    

Abboism #41: Mister Smackalupagus

What do you get when you cross a Sesame Street character with my brother’s improper eating etiquette. My dad got Abboism #41: Mister Smackalupagus. The post Abboism #41: Mister Smackalupagus appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more    

More on Those Missing Third Verses

More on Those Curious Missing Third Verses Last week, I offered my readers a quiz on seldom-sung third verses. Who could identify the lyrics to those missing third verses? Wow, what a response! The post was one of this site’s most popular, and the quiz results continue to pour in. …read more    

Name My Book: Stories from the Roller Coaster

Faith stories resemble roller coaster rides. Up, down. Twists, turns. Climbs, drops. It’s the analogy I’m using for Stories from the Roller Coaster. The post Name My Book: Stories from the Roller Coaster appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more    

Abboism #40: And Nine

Abboism #40: “And Nine.” What meaneth the dangling nine on the price of a gallon of gas? Does anyone even notice it anymore? Rest assured, my dad does.. The post Abboism #40: And Nine appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more    

The Curious Case of the Forgotten Third Verse

I’m sure you grew up with the same question about the mystery of the forgotten third verse, didn’t you? I’m sure you did. The post The Curious Case of the Forgotten Third Verse appeared first on Family Story Legacy. …read more    

Just Get to the Point

Most listeners want talkers to “just get to the point.” What can we learn from that, both as speakers and as listeners? …read more    

Abboism #39: Stankin Nigh

Abboism #39: Stankin nigh – a good ol’ Southern term meaning very close, or purt’ near. I’ve heard this one nigh on all my life. …read more