Category Archives: Up Close and Personal

My Story

I was a freshman student of a few weeks at the University of South Carolina walking down the sidewalk between the reflection pond and the Thomas Cooper Library. I was on my way back to my dorm room, having just … Continue reading

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Christmas Reflection 2015

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” – Isaiah 9:6-7 The above words were written 7 centuries … Continue reading

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God Working Before My Eyes

As Jay approached the question, “Would you like to invite Christ into your life right now?” I prayed in my heart to the Lord for Mack. Surely Mack wouldn’t agree to this. He had never responded to any of my gospel oriented conversations (later, he told me that he didn’t even remember any of those conversations). But, amazingly, when Jay asked this question, Mack said “Yes.” Continue reading

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Why Am I Weeping Every Day?

I don’t have to get up and let her out through the sliding glass door anymore when she wants to go outside. I don’t have to step in her poop in the backyard. I don’t have to listen to her … Continue reading

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