Poor Whites in the South, before the Civil War

There seems to be a stereotype that ALL white people before the civil war owned slaves and lived like Scarlet O’Hara. This is not true. There were many poor white folks, immigrants, and descendants of criminals from England who populated the Southern United States before the Civil War. President Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, lived … More Poor Whites in the South, before the Civil War

Tick Tock

This scripture popped up today as the “scripture of the day” on my bible app. Time is running out for sure, and eternity’s running in!

Red Sea Moment

There’s lots of talk lately of a “Red Sea Moment” — when things look impossible, and they are. But GOD. Nothing is impossible for God. The following is Chapter 14 from my eBook, Arm Wrestling with Pharaoh. My usual method of Bible study is to put the scripture first, and then my comments in bold. … More Red Sea Moment

The five stages of grief and other fantasies

My brother died two weeks ago If you read books about grief and processing grief, it’s broken down into five stages: Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Pure fantasy. There is nothing methodical about grief. Yes, there is a numbness in the first days right after you hear the news of a loved one’s death. … More The five stages of grief and other fantasies