Jul
12
2017

Troy Jones was raised in Fort Worth, Texas and attended school in the Lake Worth School District. He suffered a broken leg in the eighth grade and decided to quit school in the ninth grade. He says, “We were poor folks. I wouldn’t go to school on crutches, especially the ones I had. Dad had […]

Jun
30
2017

  July 4, Independence Day for the United States, is a special day. It is the day that is at the pinnacle of our patriotism. It is the day that one of our founding fathers, John Adams (no relation), deemed to be the day to be “…the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America… […]

Jun
17
2017

Yes, Jesus believed in the Three Little Pigs, at least the principles taught with that story. If you remember this classic fairy tale, you’ll surely remember how spiritual these young swine were. Well, maybe not, but we can certainly glean some life lessons from our piggy friends. And don’t jump to conclusions. I’m not advocating […]

May
24
2017

Darwin Whiteside remembers his early years during the Great Depression. His grandfather lost his farm in Grapevine, Texas as a result. This forced his father to relocate and purchase thirty-seven acres where Darwin would call home. He graduated from Grapevine High School in 1940 and went to work for Oklahoma Contracting Company laying pipeline. Darwin […]

May
13
2017

  Mother’s Day is always a very special day for most folks. Fond memories warm our hearts and even give strength to push through the circumstances of life. Those of us that have witnessed wonderful examples of Motherhood in our mother’s lives should feel exceptionally blessed and thankful. Most of us could testify to the […]