Faith & Fear

With permed hair, fringed scarves draped around bulky sweaters, and high-waisted, stone-washed jeans, we were closing out the 1980s in high style as we entered our senior year of high school. At 17, I was a people-pleasing performer with a competitive spirit who worked hard to excel in school. Tests were sometimes fun for me.Continue reading “Faith & Fear”

What’s Sown In Fear . . .

The preacher’s bald head flushed red like a stop sign. Stop and listen because you’re going to hell! His veins bulged. Beads of sweat dotted his forehead. Pacing back and forth on the crimson red carpet of the tiny country church, he shouted about sin and hell and eternal damnation. Terrified, I listened to everyContinue reading “What’s Sown In Fear . . .”