"Aileen Goes On..."

About faith, family, and more.


Aileen, an ordained Baptist minister, tends to go on a bit about faith.

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From sweet tea to smoking on the beach--you'll find all kinds of posts here.

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8 Instagram accounts that make me smile
A little over a year ago, I overhauled my blog with the help of WordPress guru, Renee’ Groskreutz. One of[...]
5 reasons why I've not posted in 4 months
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Graduation ceremonies: why being there matters
The 2018 graduation season has begun! I love getting the announcements from young adults who have followed dreams and reached[...]
Thank you #20: to my wife
A couple of years ago, I started a Thank You note series. The (lofty and unrealistic for me) goal was[...]
Bypass surgery and the real work of the heart
On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, my father-in-law, JB Lawrimore, suffered a heart attack; a week later, he had bypass surgery.[...]
Love, Grandmama: A letter about lasting love
On June 10, 1925, before God and the witnesses present, Mabel Louise Cobb, 20, and Jesse D. Martin, 23, promised[...]

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