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In 2006, after decades of doubt, Lubbock, Texas public school administrator, Thom Vines, committed to Christ. Two years later, tragedy struck: Thom's 18 year old daughter, Kelsey, was killed in a car accident, leaving the Vines family and boyfriend, John Michael Vestal, devastated. This story tells the journey of a family and a boyfriend - how they struggled with the issue of trust; how they individually and collectively resolved it. The answer did not come easily, nor did it come quickly. But with faith in God, come it did. Written by Thom and John Michael, with contributions from the rest of the family, this book is a testament to the healing power of faith and a homage to the wonderful community of Lubbock-Cooper.


Many people say to not focus on the bad and just remember the good times. They say these things mostly during periods of mourning such as our times after September 2, 2008.  I believe that this statement is a good statement at the time for those in mourning to hear and it uplifts them maybe for a period of time, but as far as it applying to someone 2-3 years removed from September 2, 2008 or 2-... Read more of this blog post »
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