"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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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[...]
30 Years and Counting (Blessings)
I was 22; he was just barely 24. We started dating when we were students at Campbell University and two[...]
MLK Day
Every year on MLK day, I listen again. Here's a link. Go ahead: dream a little.  
Black and White, Just Alike
One of my all-time favorite stories (at the end of this post) and worth a re-run.  Before I moved to[...]

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