He would tell us horror stories about Lucille Ball and Desi Arnez. He told how unhappy they were and how they would fight and throw expensive dishes in their world of chaos.
"I was poor when I was young so I did everything to become rich now. I was unloved when I was young so I wanted to have as many friends as I could. I bought. I paid. I went. I did. I gave. It wasn’t generosity. It was need."
Tanika Chambers is the Founder of Single, Ready & Waiting a ministry that prepares, informs and encourages singles to make God-honouring choices in their relationships.
I decided I was going to get up and I decided I was going to get in my car and drive up Glendora Mountain Road where teenagers would always drive drunk, and every few years someone would end up driving off a cliff.
I had a big head and a big attitude to go along with it. I had the house, cars, the boat; the middle class dream. All of a sudden I started making some real bad choices.
It seemed like the more money I made, the less likely it would ever be that I would ever have another lifestyle or anything away from the culture that I was in. During that time I felt something tugging at my soul and I didn’...