A “Transplant” Perspective

Someone in a Facebook groups asked us North Carolina “transplants” how we were doing after leaving our hometowns, close friends, business associates, and families. I had to think about this, and here’s what I replied with: I lived in Chattanooga, TN from 1978 until 2021. I spent 4 months on a bucket-list cross country road…

You Can Do Hard Things

I can’t interfere. I did that once in the name of rescuing someone I loved dearly, and I learned a very hard, costly lesson that we can’t change people. I’m still paying a high price psychologically. We can’t enable. We can’t fix it. We can’t be the savior. It’s up to them and God alone to want to make the gut wrenching hard choices to decide to make a better life for one’s self.