Reflections on Life ~ Past and Present

Keeping the Faith

Keeping the Faith

This year has certainly been a year to go down in history. We might believe it’s the end of the times, and any day the trumpets will blow. We might believe that the world is diseased due to human sinfulness. The reasons might vary but the conclusion is the same. We have our faith to protect us in our divided... View more
Filling your Empty Cup

Filling your Empty Cup

I’m usually not told to be sweet , as a rule, growing up, we were taught to be kind to everyone. But lately, I feel like I should be saying to God, “Put your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.” I might not be speaking it, but it’s on the tip of my tongue. Sometimes we... View more
The Black Sheep

The Black Sheep

Every family has one, right? Well, this month it’s going to get a bit personal. I felt like the black sheep of the family when I was 21. I was married at 18, 2 children by 20 and divorced at 21. This is not the plan, especially if you were raised in a rather strict Southern Baptist home. I could... View more