I got the guy, even after that “Scarlett letter” was delivered. I would love to share that we lived happily ever after, but (there is that dreaded word; if you missed it see The “Scarlett” Letter, part 1) that would be ginormously stretching the truth! The truth is “Happily-ever-after” was not the outcome of my … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 2
On October 28, 1980, I received the letter. It was folded several times and pinned to the bulletin board hanging outside my dorm room. I quickly noticed it had been written at 3 in the morning because not only was the date scribbled down but also the time of writing. The writer actually jotted out … Continue reading The “Scarlett” Letter, Part 1
My freshman year of college was exciting and terrifying all at the same time. Many felt I swooped in and snatched up one of the nicest guys around, a senior to boot! Many felt the marriage was too quick and destined for failure. Granted, my fragile 18 years of life plus his phlegmatic 21 years … Continue reading 37 Years of “NOT THROWING IN THE TOWEL, even when we wanted to”!
Most married people know marriage is difficult. Getting married before you have learned to drive - well maybe not quite that young – but while your nose is still running, you tend to focus more on those difficulties and challenges. So, for all my husband suffered by marrying a “runny-nosed” 18-year-old, I wanted to surprise … Continue reading A Hawaiian Birthday?
“It’s a girl,” the doctor announced; How exciting to hear our prayers had been answered! Yet, who knew the whirlwind adventure that would be ours when this little bundle of life was gifted to us, and a whole week early, not to mention it was Labor Day! God did, and He certainly had a well-designed … Continue reading Chadwick Warren Lockey
Rodney: It’s our 34th Wedding Anniversary on Friday [June 26, 2015]! I really can’t believe it! We have journeyed a very difficult road with thorns hedging the way. We never would have made it if it wasn’t for a great God. Yet, I would do it all over again just to be at your side! … Continue reading 34 years of Marriage