The sought after adventure of marrying Rodney Phillips became a roller-coaster ride for a small town girl more than she could have ever imagined. Leaving home and family in the south and moving to the gray skies of the north brought a great deal of isolation and loneliness. Then just two months after turning 20 … Continue reading A Little Bundle!
“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, Who?
Had he seen me? I couldn’t tell. A brief, earlier encounter produced a hopeful admirer, and I knew I was smitten. Tall and handsome, kind and quirky, he seemed larger than life. I wanted so badly to stroll over and talk to him at length, but I knew my intentions would be loudly detected! Dear Lord, … Continue reading Girl Meets Boy: A synopsis of what could have been when a small town Louisiana girl meets a boy from Peoria, Illinois
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
That incredible Friday, June 26, 1981, I left the church as Mrs. Rodney Alan Phillips! I could not wait for the night of becoming "Mr. & Mrs." and now it was a reality. The ceremony was superb from the singing to the reading of 1 Corinthians 13, The Love Chapter, with the reciting of our … Continue reading The Night We Wed!