Five Action Steps for Beating Addiction

Our friend, Jim Watson, wrote an excellent book that addresses addiction and proven methods to transform your life through the power of Christ. He speaks from his personal experience with addiction and the many years it took to develop this program and his work with addicts of every type. Having had loved ones who suffered with various types of addiction, I can only say that I wish I had this many years ago when dealing with it and being able to offer this type of wisdom to help them fight their battles. I encourage you to purchase this book. It… Continue reading

Off-Roading with God–Mama

They say that truth is stranger than fiction. In my life, I have found this to be true. What I tell you about my early years in the home with my family is as true as my memory and knowledge can be. My siblings have their own stories to tell. I tell you nothing about them that is not relevant to my story, except to say that it took many years for us to become close as siblings or friends. Much of that is attributed to our mama. It is not my intention to judge my mother, though; I’m just… Continue reading

Off-Roading With God-The Story Begins

Hey, y’all, I’ve begun a new page on my website, in which I intend to share the story of my life. It chronicles the “adventures” I have experienced and ultimately tells about the God who knew and loved me before I was born. Many times we are led to believe that being a Christian–that being known by God–means we will never experience difficulties in our lives. One could only wish that were true. But the real truth is that Jesus told us we’d have difficulties, some of which would be very bad. He also told us that He would never… Continue reading

Use Your “Inside” Voice

I recently subscribed to a program designed to help improve my writing skills. It checks grammar, punctuation, and voice, among other aspects. I dropped an article into the program and implemented all the changes it suggested. After completing that process and re-reading the article, I discarded the corrected post, because it left me with a bad taste in my mouth and little else. I could not find one ounce of “me” in that sterile, perfectly worded document. I discarded the program, too, and here’s why: while I understand that it’s a good thing to have my spelling and punctuation proofed,… Continue reading