Being a son to a drill sergeant
I served as a drill sergeant for two years in Fort Benning, Georgia. I wanted to become one anyway. This desire took root because many years ago, I experienced a military-like upbringing. We were cadets and the drill sergeant is my dad.
But don’t get me wrong. I never met my father. I was told that a massive stroke ended . . .
Second chances are prized opportunities—blessings in disguise that rescue us during crucial times
Times were tough when I was growing up on a plantation in Southern Mississippi. My six siblings and I were raised by a single mother who was the strongest and most hardworking woman I ever knew. Being born into poverty, we . . .
Conquer difficulties with these testimonies of faith
Whenever we wake up in the morning, what immediately comes into our mind? God’s graces or our problems? Sadly, most people are burdened by their problems in life: poverty, discrimination, unjust treatment, and their lives only revolve around these negativities. We are tempted to give up, forget everythi . . .