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  1. Oh Carol, I can’t even imagine your heartbreak. I’m praying. I’m thankful My sisters are here on Earth but there’s division amongst them so please pray.
    Also I won’t see my son on the holidays but I’ll be able to see him for 6 hours on December 19th. He is in a restoration program. Thank God it’s Christian.

  2. Oh Carol, I can’t even imagine your heartbreak. I’m praying. I’m thankful My sisters are here on Earth but there’s division amongst them so please pray.
    Also I won’t see my son on the holidays but I’ll be able to see him for 6 hours on December 19th. He is in a restoration program. Thank God it’s Christian.

  3. Edna. Denise Owens says:

    It’s hard when God says no. But it’s his peace that sustains us and his plan we trust in. Continue to walk with God, he will deliver in his time. God bless Jason and you and Gene and your ministry.

  4. Edna. Denise Owens says:

    It’s hard when God says no. But it’s his peace that sustains us and his plan we trust in. Continue to walk with God, he will deliver in his time. God bless Jason and you and Gene and your ministry.

  5. Latonia Davis says:

    Thank you Carol for sharing. I found your blog very encouraging and it brought tears to my eyes. Keep on fighting the good fight of faith and don’t give up. The Lord Jesus is forever faithful! My prayers are with you and your family. Happy Thanksgiving!

  6. Latonia Davis says:

    Thank you Carol for sharing. I found your blog very encouraging and it brought tears to my eyes. Keep on fighting the good fight of faith and don’t give up. The Lord Jesus is forever faithful! My prayers are with you and your family. Happy Thanksgiving!

  7. Shelly Johns says:

    Hi Carol, Gene and Jason. God continues to amaze and encourage my heart through each of you. Your story, commitment, and “standing” (having done all…stand) help me see what is truly important—glorifying Him in all things. Thank you for the transparency through the years. What a beautiful tapestry of faith displayed!

  8. Shelly Johns says:

    Hi Carol, Gene and Jason. God continues to amaze and encourage my heart through each of you. Your story, commitment, and “standing” (having done all…stand) help me see what is truly important—glorifying Him in all things. Thank you for the transparency through the years. What a beautiful tapestry of faith displayed!

  9. Carol,

    I feel your disappoint but you have taught me God has a plan, trust in him and go with it but never lose hope. Can I send Jason a book? I wrote it after hearing you speak about your family’s story. It’s about my 27 year battle to convict my sister’s killer. I’d love to share it along with a personal note. Happy Thanksgiving.

  10. Carol,

    I feel your disappoint but you have taught me God has a plan, trust in him and go with it but never lose hope. Can I send Jason a book? I wrote it after hearing you speak about your family’s story. It’s about my 27 year battle to convict my sister’s killer. I’d love to share it along with a personal note. Happy Thanksgiving.

  11. Nanci Fisher says:

    Your book, When I Lay My Issac Down, is one of my mist treasured volumes. I bought it because the title intrigued me, not knowing it was a personal story. It sat on my bookcase for a few months until in one of my most difficult times, I picked it up hoping that reading would be a a diversion from my struggle. My situation was not even close to your experience, but your story brought the beginning of healing as I wept through the pages not once but twice in a few days. Prayers for you and your son. As Jason ministers in a place where few of us will go, all of you are examples of courage and faith in a faithful God.

  12. Nanci Fisher says:

    Your book, When I Lay My Issac Down, is one of my mist treasured volumes. I bought it because the title intrigued me, not knowing it was a personal story. It sat on my bookcase for a few months until in one of my most difficult times, I picked it up hoping that reading would be a a diversion from my struggle. My situation was not even close to your experience, but your story brought the beginning of healing as I wept through the pages not once but twice in a few days. Prayers for you and your son. As Jason ministers in a place where few of us will go, all of you are examples of courage and faith in a faithful God.

  13. Linda Daniel says:

    Carol: My heart breaks for you as I know first hand as a Mom with an only child, my Son also incarcerated with Life without parole. We just marked 11 yrs and have had that same Appeals door slammed in our face with a No several times. My Son does all of his Legal work as Pro Se because retired I only have my SS to barely support myself & still put $ on my Son’s Inmate Trust account.
    I do all of his legal copying, filing & research for him. We have just filed his Final Appeal attempt in Oct 2021 & we are trying to hang on with Hope that the UNJUST Criminal System we live within will forever once see the Injustice in his case & let me come home Time Served! A 5 yr sentence was completely wronged into Life without Parole! I continue to pray for God’s Will to be done & (if) we once again receive that horrible word, No, I am praying for strength to continue to hang on. But my biggest fear is for my Son to not lose all hope & be able to continue to hang on….
    Thank you Carol, Gene & especially Jason for always reminding me we are not alone. I have been following all of you for years. Happy (?) Thanksgiving & GOD BLESS YOU🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  14. Linda Daniel says:

    Carol: My heart breaks for you as I know first hand as a Mom with an only child, my Son also incarcerated with Life without parole. We just marked 11 yrs and have had that same Appeals door slammed in our face with a No several times. My Son does all of his Legal work as Pro Se because retired I only have my SS to barely support myself & still put $ on my Son’s Inmate Trust account.
    I do all of his legal copying, filing & research for him. We have just filed his Final Appeal attempt in Oct 2021 & we are trying to hang on with Hope that the UNJUST Criminal System we live within will forever once see the Injustice in his case & let me come home Time Served! A 5 yr sentence was completely wronged into Life without Parole! I continue to pray for God’s Will to be done & (if) we once again receive that horrible word, No, I am praying for strength to continue to hang on. But my biggest fear is for my Son to not lose all hope & be able to continue to hang on….
    Thank you Carol, Gene & especially Jason for always reminding me we are not alone. I have been following all of you for years. Happy (?) Thanksgiving & GOD BLESS YOU🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  15. Kathy Collard Miller says:

    Thank you so much for sharing, Carol. Such a hard journey alongside a good God. But at times the disappointment is overwhelming. Your story is for all of us because we all face disappointment even if not to the degree of yours. But I know you would say that it doesn’t matter. We all face the disappointment and the temptation to be cynical. Such a good reminder. Thank you.

  16. Kathy Collard Miller says:

    Thank you so much for sharing, Carol. Such a hard journey alongside a good God. But at times the disappointment is overwhelming. Your story is for all of us because we all face disappointment even if not to the degree of yours. But I know you would say that it doesn’t matter. We all face the disappointment and the temptation to be cynical. Such a good reminder. Thank you.

  17. Carolyn Potter says:

    Your story has long encouraged my heart as my family and I have struggled with the challenges of my son’s mental health and drug use. His encounters with the legal system has made it even worse as his treatment was continually disrupted by that broken system. On November 9, 2021, we received word that God said “no” to our countless requests for healing and took Jay home to Himself. Our pain and grief are immense, but we are comforted that Jay is with Jesus due to his accepting Christ. Daily I am comforted by Isaiah 57:1-2. He is healed, just not as we had hoped.

    1. Jane Tucker says:

      Thank you for your story. We all seem to have one…God is ever near! I pray often for dear ones in prison, those held captive by drugs/alcohol, hurting, wounded families(mine included). This is words to an old hymn that comfort me at times. “Come ye disconsolate, wher-e’er ye languish; come to the mercy seat, fervently kneel; here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; earth hath no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.” Love you in Christ!

  18. Carolyn Potter says:

    Your story has long encouraged my heart as my family and I have struggled with the challenges of my son’s mental health and drug use. His encounters with the legal system has made it even worse as his treatment was continually disrupted by that broken system. On November 9, 2021, we received word that God said “no” to our countless requests for healing and took Jay home to Himself. Our pain and grief are immense, but we are comforted that Jay is with Jesus due to his accepting Christ. Daily I am comforted by Isaiah 57:1-2. He is healed, just not as we had hoped.

    1. Jane Tucker says:

      Thank you for your story. We all seem to have one…God is ever near! I pray often for dear ones in prison, those held captive by drugs/alcohol, hurting, wounded families(mine included). This is words to an old hymn that comfort me at times. “Come ye disconsolate, wher-e’er ye languish; come to the mercy seat, fervently kneel; here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; earth hath no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.” Love you in Christ!

  19. Your words are piercing my heart after a night of real spiritual and emotional struggle over the choices my own son has made in the past, and the possible consequences that effect us all. Thank you for modeling Christlike grace and gratitude in the midst of what God is doing now, rather than wallowing in the pain and discouragement of what Satan and sin did then.
    W/ love and prayers for you and your family,

  20. Your words are piercing my heart after a night of real spiritual and emotional struggle over the choices my own son has made in the past, and the possible consequences that effect us all. Thank you for modeling Christlike grace and gratitude in the midst of what God is doing now, rather than wallowing in the pain and discouragement of what Satan and sin did then.
    W/ love and prayers for you and your family,

  21. Dear Carol,

    Thank you for letting us know how Jason is and what he is doing. I do pray for him and my son.

    Jason had advised me about my son’s case.
    With Nesara coming and many evil- doers being caught,
    I believe he will be paroled.

    My son is doing good works in his walk through this.
    He had turned totally to God.For that, I am grateful.

    Please keep us updated ! All the best to you and your family.

    Love,
    Linda Byars

  22. Dear Carol,

    Thank you for letting us know how Jason is and what he is doing. I do pray for him and my son.

    Jason had advised me about my son’s case.
    With Nesara coming and many evil- doers being caught,
    I believe he will be paroled.

    My son is doing good works in his walk through this.
    He had turned totally to God.For that, I am grateful.

    Please keep us updated ! All the best to you and your family.

    Love,
    Linda Byars

  23. Oh wow our hearts are saddened at their response but your son is a light and Hope to many who have no one in their corner. I’m sure God is using him mightily. God bless all 3 of you with his peace and joy in the wait

  24. Oh wow our hearts are saddened at their response but your son is a light and Hope to many who have no one in their corner. I’m sure God is using him mightily. God bless all 3 of you with his peace and joy in the wait

  25. Joanne Schneider says:

    I was ready to give up. Give up writing my story. Because of cutting words by my own sister, who said to me – “I didn’t think that was important” when I asked her why she had not attended a reading initiated by the writer’s group I was a part of. Echoing in my spirit and soul was – “I didn’t think YOU were important.” That is the power of words! But God – spoke into my spirit this morning – “Keep writing, Joanne. Remember, your life story was designed by me so others could be encouraged by your telling of it.” And I’m thinking of your son Jason, a person God has strategically placed on the “Inside” where you all cannot go, into a ministry where he and his story can be effectively be told.” Be encouraged, Carol!

  26. Joanne Schneider says:

    I was ready to give up. Give up writing my story. Because of cutting words by my own sister, who said to me – “I didn’t think that was important” when I asked her why she had not attended a reading initiated by the writer’s group I was a part of. Echoing in my spirit and soul was – “I didn’t think YOU were important.” That is the power of words! But God – spoke into my spirit this morning – “Keep writing, Joanne. Remember, your life story was designed by me so others could be encouraged by your telling of it.” And I’m thinking of your son Jason, a person God has strategically placed on the “Inside” where you all cannot go, into a ministry where he and his story can be effectively be told.” Be encouraged, Carol!

  27. Debbie Proctor says:

    My heart breaks for you, Gene, and Jason. I have shared your story with many Christian friends and family. I was so hopeful that Jason would find favor with the board and his sentence would be reduced. It blessed me to read how you have handled God’s answer, but it does cause me to think “why God”. Know that I will continue to pray and continue to believe for a favorable answer in five years. Stay strong. I stand in awe of what God is doing through this heart wrenching situation.

  28. Debbie Proctor says:

    My heart breaks for you, Gene, and Jason. I have shared your story with many Christian friends and family. I was so hopeful that Jason would find favor with the board and his sentence would be reduced. It blessed me to read how you have handled God’s answer, but it does cause me to think “why God”. Know that I will continue to pray and continue to believe for a favorable answer in five years. Stay strong. I stand in awe of what God is doing through this heart wrenching situation.

  29. I am so sorry for this answer. I won’t stop praying for his release. Thank you for sharing your gratitude in the midst of hard answers. That’s what I love about you. Your story has inspired me in more ways than you will ever know.

  30. I am so sorry for this answer. I won’t stop praying for his release. Thank you for sharing your gratitude in the midst of hard answers. That’s what I love about you. Your story has inspired me in more ways than you will ever know.

  31. Michelle Chandler says:

    Thank you and your family

  32. Michelle Chandler says:

    Thank you and your family

  33. JewellMrs says:

    Dear Carol, Gene, Jason and extended families. I came here to say ‘I have no words’. Lifelong reflections have brought me to a place to recognize God hears our groans. HE HEARS US! My heart groans for you and your situation. My heart groans for my own. My heart groans for all of mankind. My head would like to smack Eve, and then Adam. But, it is what it is and so we groan. The sun, moon, stars, and yes, the earth, hang out because God put them/us right where He deemed His creation should be. My comment here probably does not make you feel cozy and comforted in the current situation you find yourself in. The ONLY comfort I find in scripture is under the shelter of the Almighty’s wing. There is shelter AND protection. So, for this season, may you and yours find yourself under His Wing. Your sister through Christ. ~Mickey

  34. JewellMrs says:

    Dear Carol, Gene, Jason and extended families. I came here to say ‘I have no words’. Lifelong reflections have brought me to a place to recognize God hears our groans. HE HEARS US! My heart groans for you and your situation. My heart groans for my own. My heart groans for all of mankind. My head would like to smack Eve, and then Adam. But, it is what it is and so we groan. The sun, moon, stars, and yes, the earth, hang out because God put them/us right where He deemed His creation should be. My comment here probably does not make you feel cozy and comforted in the current situation you find yourself in. The ONLY comfort I find in scripture is under the shelter of the Almighty’s wing. There is shelter AND protection. So, for this season, may you and yours find yourself under His Wing. Your sister through Christ. ~Mickey

  35. Kimalea Arrighi says:

    Thank you for your post Carol. Recently, some dear friends of ours who have grown old waiting for their son to be released from a Texas prison, found out that he will be released in a few months after final protocols are concluded. Their son was incarcerated 30 years ago on a murder charge that took place when he was 16 years old. It was my privilege to be present when they got the call telling them the wonderful news. I wanted to share that with you in our November Office Hours meeting but of course it was not the time. Our friends are quite old now and had asked God for years to allow them to see their son returned home before they passed. We are so blessed to haven be a part of their journey and to have have been a support them during their trial. While incarcerated, their son has become a devout Christian and has served in Bible study and discipleship among the inmates. Who knows what God has done through his efforts. I praise God for his wonderful mercy in ALL things.

  36. Kimalea Arrighi says:

    Thank you for your post Carol. Recently, some dear friends of ours who have grown old waiting for their son to be released from a Texas prison, found out that he will be released in a few months after final protocols are concluded. Their son was incarcerated 30 years ago on a murder charge that took place when he was 16 years old. It was my privilege to be present when they got the call telling them the wonderful news. I wanted to share that with you in our November Office Hours meeting but of course it was not the time. Our friends are quite old now and had asked God for years to allow them to see their son returned home before they passed. We are so blessed to haven be a part of their journey and to have have been a support them during their trial. While incarcerated, their son has become a devout Christian and has served in Bible study and discipleship among the inmates. Who knows what God has done through his efforts. I praise God for his wonderful mercy in ALL things.

  37. Jane Tucker says:

    So many bittersweet stories! People I do not know here in this earthly life & yet we are in the precious family of God & will one day meet face to face. Our precious Lord sees every hurt, wound, heartache…and responds in an intimate personal way. My prayers for those in prison, those waiting outside…our God controls…His will be done.

  38. Jane Tucker says:

    So many bittersweet stories! People I do not know here in this earthly life & yet we are in the precious family of God & will one day meet face to face. Our precious Lord sees every hurt, wound, heartache…and responds in an intimate personal way. My prayers for those in prison, those waiting outside…our God controls…His will be done.

  39. Jill Fase says:

    Carol, thank you for sharing the unimaginable heartaches of your life. You, Gene and Jason are a bright and loving testimony of an awesome , gracious God, in a very dark and troubled world. I pray for your family and thank God for the opportunity yo know you and follow your very difficult journey. Gods blessings as you maneuver through another difficult holiday season.

  40. Jill Fase says:

    Carol, thank you for sharing the unimaginable heartaches of your life. You, Gene and Jason are a bright and loving testimony of an awesome , gracious God, in a very dark and troubled world. I pray for your family and thank God for the opportunity yo know you and follow your very difficult journey. Gods blessings as you maneuver through another difficult holiday season.

  41. Amy Dredla says:

    Oh, Carol. I’m heartbroken with you all, and yet, still holding onto faith that God has a bigger plan that we don’t yet understand through the wait.
    Hugs, and continued prayers.

  42. Amy Dredla says:

    Oh, Carol. I’m heartbroken with you all, and yet, still holding onto faith that God has a bigger plan that we don’t yet understand through the wait.
    Hugs, and continued prayers.

  43. It is so hard to see r sons suffer i know it well years of incarceration for my son and when he was abused by the guards it was heartbreaking i prayed that he would have the the kind of ministry your son is in the prisons in NY we dont have that Thank u for your encourgement You truly have a heart for Christ I wish i Had that i love the Lord but when things dont go right i truly get upset My son is out now but everyday i pray he stayaway from things that cause him to stumble I love Your and your husbands ministry

  44. It is so hard to see r sons suffer i know it well years of incarceration for my son and when he was abused by the guards it was heartbreaking i prayed that he would have the the kind of ministry your son is in the prisons in NY we dont have that Thank u for your encourgement You truly have a heart for Christ I wish i Had that i love the Lord but when things dont go right i truly get upset My son is out now but everyday i pray he stayaway from things that cause him to stumble I love Your and your husbands ministry

  45. Oh my! So sorry to hear this news. I’ve been praying for him & have been wondering how everything turned out. I’ll keep praying. I sense that there are many inmates that still need him on the inside. It sounds like God is using him in amazing ways. Blessings to you all!

  46. Oh my! So sorry to hear this news. I’ve been praying for him & have been wondering how everything turned out. I’ll keep praying. I sense that there are many inmates that still need him on the inside. It sounds like God is using him in amazing ways. Blessings to you all!

  47. I’m so sorry it wasn’t what you had hoped for! I also would love to see him free!!
    My hard things are for my boys to walk in strong faith!! It’s hard to watch your children struggle, even when they are adults!

  48. I’m so sorry it wasn’t what you had hoped for! I also would love to see him free!!
    My hard things are for my boys to walk in strong faith!! It’s hard to watch your children struggle, even when they are adults!

  49. Charlottr says:

    My heart broken for you Carol. I lost my son this last July and the holiday seasons are hard but I know in my heart zodiac needed another angel and this is his plan for our family but it’s still hard. I enjoyed you speaking at sister to sisters in Longview Texas and I failed to get the card with address to send stamps and cards to Jason so could you please send it to me. You snd yours are in my prayers ❤️

  50. Charlottr says:

    My heart broken for you Carol. I lost my son this last July and the holiday seasons are hard but I know in my heart zodiac needed another angel and this is his plan for our family but it’s still hard. I enjoyed you speaking at sister to sisters in Longview Texas and I failed to get the card with address to send stamps and cards to Jason so could you please send it to me. You snd yours are in my prayers ❤️

  51. Katie C. Callaway says:

    I’m so sorry to hear the news re: the denial of Jason’s request. You mentioned the fact that God said, “No.” I like this acknowledgement and I know that God has Jason exactly where he wants him–behind the walls ministering to the other inmates. I don’t have difficulty in giving thanks this year. Instead I’m thankful that I have completed all of my cancer treatments for Endometrial cancer.

  52. Katie C. Callaway says:

    I’m so sorry to hear the news re: the denial of Jason’s request. You mentioned the fact that God said, “No.” I like this acknowledgement and I know that God has Jason exactly where he wants him–behind the walls ministering to the other inmates. I don’t have difficulty in giving thanks this year. Instead I’m thankful that I have completed all of my cancer treatments for Endometrial cancer.

  53. Dearest Carol, Gene, and Jason, I pray daily for y’all. When I first heard the news of the big fat No, I burst into tears. I thought immediately of so many passages in Isaiah, especially Isaiah 55:8-9:”For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. As I reflect on Jason and his prison flock and the Speak Up with Hope Ministry, I remember that God’s character is good and never changes. Perhaps no other family has a heart for the world and could do what y’all have done for the Kingdom. And yet, as parents y’all long to hold your loved one and “squeeze the stuffing out of him.”Thanksgiving and Christmas around the table with the whole family at home would be heaven on earth. May God comfort and strengthen y’all.
    Love & Prayers, Yvonne

  54. Dearest Carol, Gene, and Jason, I pray daily for y’all. When I first heard the news of the big fat No, I burst into tears. I thought immediately of so many passages in Isaiah, especially Isaiah 55:8-9:”For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. As I reflect on Jason and his prison flock and the Speak Up with Hope Ministry, I remember that God’s character is good and never changes. Perhaps no other family has a heart for the world and could do what y’all have done for the Kingdom. And yet, as parents y’all long to hold your loved one and “squeeze the stuffing out of him.”Thanksgiving and Christmas around the table with the whole family at home would be heaven on earth. May God comfort and strengthen y’all.
    Love & Prayers, Yvonne

  55. Donita Breeding says:

    Gene, Carol and Jason,
    God has answered, He has not only saved you and your husband, He has saved Jason “your son”! God is amazing and He never forsakes us… He does what is needed to bring His children home-His Everlasting Home… Praise God. Though we don’t see or understand, His ways are not our ways and Thank God for He alone has the master plan for our salvation.
    May God comfort your family in these earthly times and help you see the heavens that await you all for eternity… ♥️🙏🏽👱🏻‍♀️

    I know these may seem just words but I send them with Gods peace and blessings 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 for I too have had a similar experience and I know just one day seems like a life time and we have a way of creating our own prison. We are human and it takes God to not only get us through, but to provide peace and sanity during such times and I know He is doing just that! Jason is a warrior for God, may God continue to bless Him.🙏🏽♥️👱🏻‍♀️

  56. Donita Breeding says:

    Gene, Carol and Jason,
    God has answered, He has not only saved you and your husband, He has saved Jason “your son”! God is amazing and He never forsakes us… He does what is needed to bring His children home-His Everlasting Home… Praise God. Though we don’t see or understand, His ways are not our ways and Thank God for He alone has the master plan for our salvation.
    May God comfort your family in these earthly times and help you see the heavens that await you all for eternity… ♥️🙏🏽👱🏻‍♀️

    I know these may seem just words but I send them with Gods peace and blessings 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 for I too have had a similar experience and I know just one day seems like a life time and we have a way of creating our own prison. We are human and it takes God to not only get us through, but to provide peace and sanity during such times and I know He is doing just that! Jason is a warrior for God, may God continue to bless Him.🙏🏽♥️👱🏻‍♀️

  57. I have been dealing with Excruciating pain due to an SI joint issue…so much that I forgot to send Jason a b’day card this year…will try for Christmas tho…I have experienced a ton of emotional pain during my life…(I am 75 and live alone) including the death of a daughter at 17 in an auto accident but none of that compares to the physical pain and if that was not enough I got a tooth ache and had to see the oral surgeon…pain is awful for sure but this experience has caused me to disregard the emotional pain as nothing next to the physical pain I have which causes me to be pretty much bed fast until I have upcoming surgery but surgery IS upcoming!…I so understand your pain but you can be thankful it is not physical. I too have a son who has been a ton of help to me and I do not know what I would do without him being near-by.
    love in Christ Sandra McKaig in KY

  58. I have been dealing with Excruciating pain due to an SI joint issue…so much that I forgot to send Jason a b’day card this year…will try for Christmas tho…I have experienced a ton of emotional pain during my life…(I am 75 and live alone) including the death of a daughter at 17 in an auto accident but none of that compares to the physical pain and if that was not enough I got a tooth ache and had to see the oral surgeon…pain is awful for sure but this experience has caused me to disregard the emotional pain as nothing next to the physical pain I have which causes me to be pretty much bed fast until I have upcoming surgery but surgery IS upcoming!…I so understand your pain but you can be thankful it is not physical. I too have a son who has been a ton of help to me and I do not know what I would do without him being near-by.
    love in Christ Sandra McKaig in KY

  59. Lola Rosenberger says:

    I went to the library this week and came across your book. I had not heard anything of you for years. I had heard of you when I lived in Iowa with my husband a minister. I was fortunate to come to several of your conferences maybe St. Louis or chicago. I’m unsure. I grabbed the book and began to read I could hardly believe what I read. Now Ive seen bits and pieces of your lives since and would like to keep in contact and in touch with what you are doing. I know for sure you spoke to a young pastors wife in those years and see you have continued to do so all your life.
    I am currently living in apopka fl sr housing. Im grateful for the life those years. I have faced hardships and sadness but God has been faithful.