Have you ever been told you were a “nobody”; That you would never amount to anything? Maybe you grew up hearing that from a parent or a teacher, or maybe even from a “so called friend.” Or, maybe you were just made to feel that way by how you were treated. Those memories rarely fade … Continue reading A Nobody to A Somebody
Here’s a story of a girl from my “one-flashing-light” hometown. She was two grades ahead of me in school. We didn’t attend the same church, so regrettably, I didn’t get to personally know her well, but everyone referred to her affectionately as “Little Lynn.” Jacquetta “Lynn” Miller was born in 1960 on March 24. She … Continue reading Every Story Matters
As I rolled out of bed, a beautiful, bright Sunday morning beamed through my windows. It wouldn’t find me rushing to hop in the car for the 40-minute drive to our church services. Instead our Adult Bible Fellowship met through Zoom with a dozen couples participating. In that moment, I realized how much I missed … Continue reading ZOOM IN
Have you ever had a hard time getting someone’s attention? Imagine what it’s like when my mom, two sisters, sister-in-law, and myself get together, as the talking frenzy ensues. Whoever is the loudest seems to hold the attention. Trying to slip your two cents in isn’t going to happen. It certainly can be very comical. … Continue reading ATTENTION!
There are some things in life a person can never erase from their mind no matter how hard they try. Working at a department store, I witnessed something that chokes me up to this day. One evening late, with very few customers left in the store, I watched a young man parade through the store … Continue reading "Choked Up" to this Day!
How do you respond to hardship? Eating your stash of survival food all in one day? Watching every update that comes over Facebook or the News? Getting in bed and covering your head hoping it will all just go away? I have good news! It doesn’t have to be that way. No matter how bad … Continue reading Be In The Know
Thankful for a beautiful day to explore Anakeesta in Gatlinburg, in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee!