Feeling Your Neighbor’s Pain

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I’ve had intense left hip and leg pain (sciatica) intermittently since last October. I had a L5-S1 spinal injection in April that gave me complete relief for 3 weeks, but the pain gradually returned. The last two months have been nearly unbearable at times, as the agony became worse than ever before – Thursday night […]

Faith and Heritage

I am a born again believer in Jesus Christ, the Son of God, as my personal savior from my hell-deserving sin. I believe He left heaven and came to earth through a miraculous virgin birth, lived a sinless life, was crucified and died on a Roman cross, rose from the dead the next Sunday morning, […]

Have Americans Lost Respect For Each Other?

Recently, my mama and I attended the funeral of a dear friend, Mrs. Ruby Byrd, who lived in Jacksboro, Tennessee. She was a member of the church where my daddy pastored until his death in 1971, and often babysat my sister and me back in the day.  She could tell a story and capture your […]

The Greatest Generation

70 years ago today, thousands of Americans lay dead and dying on a French beach code named Omaha. Their ultimate sacrifice is almost unimaginable in light of the soft life Americans live today (yes, even the poorest Americans live a very soft life compared to the rest of the world). But ironically their sacrifice made […]

Beware of Anyone Who attacks the Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to our Constitution, and each amendment is part of the Constitution. Most folk are aware of the First Amendment (freedom of religion, speech, the press, assembly, and petition), but few ever think about the other nine amendments of the Bill of Rights. Let’s look at two other amendments of […]