Tag Archive | Diane Graham

Do You Feel?

Often in life, we think we are the only people to go through tough times. Yes, we may see something that pulls our attention and sympathy but generally, it is all about us and our life. So, in the spirit of Christ and all he has done for me I try to look at the […]

New Author’s Series: I am Ocilla

At the inception of writing these features, I wanted to give some promotion to the winners of the MLP Premise Contest. Well, this is the only one I got permission to write about and I’m very pleased and honored to be doing so. I am Ocilla, by Diane M Graham was one of the three […]

Something for nothing?

My Momma always told me that nothing in life is for free and I have to say I agree.  Someone always pays the price.  Some may argue that God’s forgiveness is free but I say no, there was a price paid in full thousands of years ago on a wooden cross. Jesus paid for ALL […]

Mountain Life 15

Before I tell more about the building of my home, I need to tell you all of the next and final hearing. A law note- In the state of Texas, CPS only has 30 days to build a case. In some instances, the judge may grant an additional 30 days if CPS has some evidence. […]

Mountain Life 14

In the days, weeks and months that followed our escape, God’s hand continued to move swiftly. At the time, it was hard to see but hindsight is 20/20. As many of you know, the housing market stinks. Yet, we sold and closed on our house within thirty days of leaving Texas. God is so good. […]

Mountain Life 13

Since I have been asked by a handful of people to tell the rest of the story, I am going to continue. If you get bored, let me know…I do tend to ramble. On Friday, May 9, 2008, Quinton and I had a hearing at 9 am. Only a few people knew we had left […]

Mountain Life 12

Sometimes, God takes you kicking and screaming from the place you are in to the place you need to be. I’d like to say I was graceful about leaving everything behind but that would be a lie. I’d like to say that losing my home did not bother me and that my journey as a […]

Mountain Life 11

What are you willing to give up to save the ones you love? Will you go to jail, lose your job, your car, or your home? Will you allow the community you love and call home slander you for no reason other than they can? Honestly, no one can answer these questions truthfully until they […]