Author: Carl E. Carey, Jr.

No Ordinary Love

I’m not sure when it happened. I’m not even sure how it happened. I just looked up one day and our society was in a place where the women in music videos were the representation of beauty. All of a sudden, the possession of material things and designer brands were indicators of a person’s worth. Somehow our nation has embraced…

Attitude is Everything

Two people can have the exact same thing happen to them, yet they deal with and cope with the situation in two totally different ways.  Yes, it’s true.  Just think about it.  Two people lose their jobs—one person is motivated to find a new opportunity, but the other person sinks into the depths of depression.  Two people lose a loved…

Lessons from My Mother

Erma Carey-Bay will be writing a series of articles for our women readers highlighting her life experiences and the lessons she learned from her mother. She hopes to enlighten and inspire you just as she was enlightened and inspired by her own mother, who is now deceased. When I think back to when I was a little girl, my first…

A Mother’s Love

Erma Carey-Bay will be writing a series of articles for our women readers highlighting her life experiences and the lessons she learned from her mother. She hopes to enlighten and inspire you just as she was enlightened and inspired by her own mother, who is now deceased. This article is part 2 of 3 in this series. Need to catch…

Live Over It

Erma Carey-Bay has written a series of articles for our women readers highlighting her life experiences and the lessons she learned from her mother. She hopes to enlighten and inspire you just as she was enlightened and inspired by her own mother, who is now deceased. This article is part 3 of 3 in this series. Need to catch up?…

Leaving It All Behind to Follow Christ

“I’m through with it!” These were the few, but powerful words spoken in Church by a young man who looked to be in his late teens. Following a sermon about the cost of following Christ, he responded instantly to the invitation to become a member of God’s family. It turns out that this young man had made up his mind…

Getting What You Want Can Cost Everything You Have

A couple of weeks ago, Olympic gold medalist and American sweetheart, Marion Jones, plead guilty to two counts of making false statements to federal agents. She acknowledged that she was dishonest in answering questions regarding her use of performance-enhancing drugs prior to competing in track and field events during the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Furthermore, she acknowledged she…