Tag: Donald Trump

  • A Most Fortunate Daughter

    A Most Fortunate Daughter

      I am a white, blonde-haired, blue-eyed, straight woman who for many years has identified as an Evangelical (in the strictest dictionary sense of that word, not the political one) for decades now. In other words, I'm a most fortunate daughter. There are certain assumptions[..]
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  • Star-crossed Lovers

    Star-crossed Lovers

      Pulling her close, he whispered, "I've waited a long time for this." Despite the closeness of their hips, she could not yet feel his manhood. They were going to have to wait a while longer. That pill he took earlier was not yet working.  A[..]
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  • Earl’s Stupid Human Tricks

    Earl’s Stupid Human Tricks

        Sitting in the courtroom, listening to Earl's momma lie through her pearly white teeth, Morgan wished upon her momma's grave that she had not thrown out that book. She wished she'd read it cover-to-cover. Wished for all things fried in deep fat that[..]
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  • Immigration is not to blame

    Immigration is not to blame

    [caption id="attachment_1187" align="aligncenter" width="886"] #PrayingforOrlando[/caption]   My heart is broken for all those mothers, those fathers, those loved ones who were on the receiving end of those terrifying text messages, the ones that said a madman with an assault weapon was on a rampage, hunting[..]
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  • An Easter Message

    An Easter Message

    My daughter sent me a text last night of my grandson. He was sitting in his rocker with his bare feet in a pan, his pants cuff rolled up, grinning from ear-to-ear. His momma had just washed his feet. A retelling of the Scripture story.[..]
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  • Jesus is Not an American

    Jesus is Not an American

      I've been doing some reading about the effects of unforgiveness on the physical body. It has to do with that next novel I'm writing. But while going through reams of scientific research, I got to thinking about this election year. I was going to[..]
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  • Lester’s Legacy

    Lester’s Legacy

    Allow me to speak to you as a Gold Star Daughter, would you? Being part of a Gold Star family isn't something anyone aspires to. It's an exclusive club, membership will cost you a life. In my case, it cost my father's life. He was[..]
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  • Lessons from Trump

    Lessons from Trump

    I should have kept a basketball diary. A journal recording every basketball game I've ever attended as the mother of four, as the wife of one, a basketball coach. When my younguns were wee lads it fell to me to get hair combed, socks on,[..]
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  • Conrack: An Unconventional Teacher

    Conrack: An Unconventional Teacher

    While millions tuned into the Grammys last night, I re-watched a movie I haven't seen in some 20 plus years. I'd had my fill of Kanye Lost from his weekend Twitter begging like a wayward Prosperity Gospel preacher on a midnight binge.  Good for Taylor[..]
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