PLEASE DON’T JUDGE ME.
The Doctors told my Mother & Father in 1941 they wanted to “Take me” (Abort me), because carrying me would probably kill my Mom. She said “NO!!” and carried me 9 months even though it made Her Very Sick (my Dad told me about it) and 77 years Later, Here I am, and only GOD knows why.
Have you ever had a Big City School Board Tell Your Parents that You Were “Stupid” and Would “Never Learn to Read, Write or do Arithmetic” and that you “would never get or keep a job and support yourself”? I Have.
Have you ever walked a Mile in My Shoes? Have you ever Been Where I Have Been? Have you ever done What I Have Done?
Have you ever seen What I Have Seen? Trust me at 3am in the morning people do really dumb things.
Have you ever helped your Dad Build a House? Then you lived in it as a home with your Mom and Dad? I Have
Have you ever had your Mom and Dad teaches you how to read and write using the Family’s Holy Bible? I Have.
Have you ever gone to a library and taken out a book you couldn’t read so your Dad could teach you auto mechanics and learn to read and use your hands and tools at the same time? I Have.
Have you ever helped run a power plant with high pressure steam, liquid ammonia refrigeration and 9 cylinder ammonia pumps? I Have.
Have you ever helped supervise an Electrical 120 KV (120,000 Volts) Power Drop Down Substation? I Have.
Have you ever lived in and worked on Chicago’s South Side and lived with a wonderful family as a guest? I Have.
Have you ever lived and worked in Detroit’s “Hell’s Kitchen”? I Have.
Have you ever worked two full time jobs at the same time? I Have.
Have you ever worked 100+ hours in one week? I Have.
Have you ever driven a semi-tractor trailer truck from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean? I Have.
Have you ever driven a HAZ-MAT load of Nitroglycerin? I Have.
Have you ever been out of a job and homeless and lived in a car? I Have.
Have you ever stopped to help a stranded motorist at any hour of the night? I Have
Have you ever stopped to help a stranded motorist at any hour of the day or night and got fired from your job, for doing it? I Have
Have you ever stopped and helped a Police Officer who was under gun fire attack? I Have
Have you ever been stabbed? I Have.
Have you ever had a loaded gun held in your face? I Have.
Have you ever been shot at while on the job or helping someone? I Have.
Have you ever tried to do something and failed? I Have.
Have you ever succeeded at the little things and failed at the big things? I Have.
Have you ever crawled through a burning house trying to save someone’s life? I Have.
Have you ever saved a child from the back seat of a burning car? I Have.
Have you ever fallen off a porch toward a concrete parking lot and landed in what felt like a very soft hammock? I Have. Ask Gary & Sandy they witnessed what happened when I should have been badly injured and was standing where I should have been laying.
Have you ever been married 3 times and failed at that all 3? I have.
Twice in my life I’ve been told I’m NOT welcome in “their” Church. Once in a small town with Farms all around, when I went in the door a man told me I didn’t meet the “Churches Dress Code” and another time at another Church I was told by the Church’s Pastor “You’re Divorced, Don’t Come Back Here” been there on the curb like Johnny Paycheck, I Know the Feeling Lord. JT Wills . Johnny Paycheck – The Outlaw’s Prayer https://www.facebook.com/CountryMusicAddiction/videos/2279206085626108/
Have you ever been taken to the Hospital, NO Heart Beat, NO Rhythm, NO Pulse? I Have.
Have you ever had a Cardiologist say “Yes” when you asked him, “So you’re saying ‘I’m a Dead Man Walking?” I Have.
I’m Here, Only by the Grace of GOD, and Wonderful Parents who really cared for me even when I failed them, they never gave up on me.
If YOU Have NOT Seen the Things I have Seen, Been Where I Have Been, and Done What I Have Done, Then YOU Are NOT QUALIFIED To JUDGE Me. Only GOD Is, my JUDGE.
So, Again I ask you, Please Don’t Judge Me.
I have learned from many people over the years and many of those people were and still are Sunday School Teachers or Pastors, Priests and Rabbis to in local Churches and Synagogues too, laying great foundations for the future in the hearts of our young and precious children.
You are always welcome here
I am a Proud Father and a Proud Grandfather of a Military Family