One of my favorite songs by Donnie McClurkin, Stand, begins like this: What do you do when you’ve done all you can And it seems like it’s never enough? And what do you say when your friends turn away And you’re all alone, alone? Tell me, what do you give when you’ve given your all… Continue reading What Does It Mean to Stand?
“Not now, Nicholas! Pop-Pop’s sleeping.” My grandsons, Nicholas and Christian, are early risers. That can be dangerous, considering they enjoy beating on anything from sun-up to sun-down. Before they go to bed, I remind them they cannot come out of their room until it’s light outside. The last time they spent the night Nicholas started… Continue reading Our Time to Celebrate!
1972. What a banner year for my husband and me. Why? That’s the year Willie and I got married. Something else happened a couple of weeks before our wedding, an event which brought down a powerful man in the Nation’s Capital. In an attempt to bug offices of the Democratic Party’s National Committee, five men broke into Watergate, a hotel in D.C.… Continue reading Have You Ever Heard of Water Gate?
Have you ever watched the TV shows Finding Your Roots or Who Do You Think You Are? Basically, both shows involve famous people who go on a search to discover more about their ancestors. They usually begin the search with a deep hunger to know more about someone in their father’s or mother’s bloodline.… Continue reading Have You Ever Felt Forgotten?