My Mother Named Me, and God Knows Me

My Mother Named Me, and God Knows Me

I’m the first born of nine children, and my mother gave me her dad’s name but spelled Gene. I love my mother, who passed away twenty-two years ago, but my mother struggled with addictions and insanity. She was not the model of womanhood. But God gave me several women in my life as examples of […]

Finding My Own Path

Finding My Own Path

Yesterday was my mother’s 80th birthday. I have always enjoyed a close relationship with my mother. I am fortunate to still have her in my life. When I was a child, my mother was the most influential person in my life. She taught me all the practical things that moms teach. She introduced me to […]