My Mother’s death at the age of five changed a beautiful world into an ugly one. We went from living with one aunt to the next and remember many times having to wake up to work in a green house nursery. Five days a week we often missed a meal or two before being put to bed. We looked like Raggedy Ann, until Dad came home from work on weekends. I was so hungry one day that I found myself in a children’s hospital from eating a bucket of green pecans. Though I had two evil Aunts, there was one that was loving! Not bad odds. I always missed the love from Mom and Dad, a praying and what once was a happy family until overnight, we became a homeless family. Dad finally sought our adoption for my siblings and I but this turned into a terrible thing. My brother and I began praying more than ever because of our unsaved Uncle who adopted us. He was a child abuser. For five years we prayed for God to take us out of this home, or take the man, until one Day it happened. God chose the man by sending Angels from heaven above with wings in a drove like flight. They attacked the enemy and my Uncle died within a week. Without his knowledge, the hornets were living in a nest in a big tree that he cut down.
Our Faith was instilled in my siblings and I at the beginning of birth. Praying was a ritual, and we always knew things would happen in God’s timing. I owned my first business at the age of twenty three and went through many obstacles in my lifetime, but God kept molding me. Nightmares, gritting of the teeth and many things that come from being in an abusive childhood which included picking the wrong spouse took place.
Fast forward today, God gave me a vision and has anointed three songs. The last song, “Another Life Worthwhile,” buckled my knees when he blessed me with it. My whole life flashed in front of me, plus a vision of a journey to take it throughout the globe. Without God, who are we? He is the beginning and the end. I’m a perfect example of a survivor that God kept molding throughout my whole lifetime. Having a personal relationship with the Holy Spirit, that lives within each of us, will show you the purpose of why you exist on this earth. I want to thank James Ducker who I’ve known since 1989 and have worked with many times in his Cedar Wood Studio in Laurel MS. James not only plays a mean guitar, but also sings a three part harmony in the song Another Life Worthwhile. The drummer is the icon Owen Hale. He has traveled many of miles and played for artists like Lynyrd Skynyrd. These two helped me to capture the song I was looking for. I’m thankful to work with the best of the best!
To order this book- CLICK HEREIn my full video interview, my friend Tonni Lea and I share our vision of song & story to encourage others with the sanctity of life. Be sure to check it out.
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