~Another treasure from my email inbox from my dear friend Rachel~
The Genealogist's Psalm
Genealogy is my pastime, I shall not stray;
It maketh me to lie down and examine half~buried tombstones.
It leadeth me into still Court Houses,
It restoreth my ancestral knowledge.
It leadeth me in paths of census records and ships'
passengers list for my surname's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the shadows
of research libraries and microfilm readers,
I shall fear no discouragement;
For a strong urge is with me;
The curiosity and motivation
They comforteth me.
It demandeth preparation of storage space for the
acquisition of countless documents;
It anointest my head with burning midnight oil,
My family group sheets runneth over.
Surely birth, marriage, and death dates shall follow me
all the day of my life;
And I shall dwell in the house of a family~history seeker
~Author ~Wildamae Brestal
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I LOVE IT!!! I laughed so hard - it is SO good to connect with people who totally get it! My husband on the other hand just smiles that confused but loving smile when I read it to him ;)
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