Barbara Madison is a wife, mother and grandmother. She has been married to her husband, Ford, for fifty-four years.They have five children and thirteen grandchildren. They have traveled extensively and lived in several states including three countries overseas. They are currently residing in Texas. Barbara's life is very much centered in her faith in God, her family and friends. She is an avid reader, but also enjoys writing, traveling, playing bridge and helping others. She has just recently begun to write poems. This is the first manuscript she has submitted for publication.