I asked her if someone tried to talk her into getting an abortion.
When my dad was struggling for his life, he went out into the yard to put himself out and the neighbors came to help extinguish the fire. Dad wanted to pray. Dad wanted to pray for my brother.
There’s some sort of hole in your heart that you're still trying to get filled. You wish your Dad had said some wonderful things.
You can forgive me of the drinking and the drugs. You can forgive me of the sexual sins that ran deep. But you can’t forgive me for that. That was unforgivable to me.
I didn’t know if God loved me. I was just so desperate. I started to try to find my identity in relationships with guys.
When my mother was pregnant with me she decided she didn’t want to have me
I just started squalling and laughing and carrying on like a crazy woman. It was like a bolt of lightening hit me in the head.
"Sometimes a man is not grown at twenty-five, thirty, or just because he has a family or kids. He is grown when he takes responsibility as a man, you know."
I thought that I had nothing to live for. I thought that I was the most worthless mother on the face of the earth. I was no good as a wife. As a mother. As a daughter. As a friend
It was eleven o'clock in the morning, and my blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit for the State of Tennessee. My ten-year-old daughter was in the front with me, and she escaped serious physical injury, but her emotio...