Vengeance by Aleta Kay

Vengeance ( A Post-Civil War Novel) This was my first novel, published by America Star in 2001. Available in paperback from Barnes and Noble's website. Prologue         Drip. . .plop. . . drip. . . plop. . . drippping, dripping from unseen limestone icicles, into unseen pools--drip. . . drip. . . drip. [...]

The Consequences of Disobedience

How many of us, as parents, would allow our children to just do whatever they want, with no guidelines for wise decisions, no consequences for rebellion or disobedience? I have to believe that most parents want the best for their children and want to instill in them an attitude of respect for authority.  Here is [...]

Personal Responsibility

Our society today seems to have lost the concept of personal responsibility. Nothing is ever our fault. If so and so hadn't said or done, we wouldn't have. . .  This is not a new problem. Way back in the garden of Eden, God had told Adam and Eve not  to eat of the fruit [...]

Oh, No!

Well, I'm still learning life's lessons. Philippians 4:4 says, "Rejoice in the Lord always." Another verse tells us in everything to give thanks. God has been trying to get this through my head for years. Yesterday we stopped at a DQ somewhere in TN either on the parkway or on I-64, I don't remember which. [...]

Country Roads, Take Me Home

Today we leave the campground here in Jackson, TN to make our way to wild, wonderful, West-by-Golly Virginia. I wasn't born there but the first time I saw those mountains was from an airplane window and I knew that was where I belonged (at least on earth, but I'm heaven-bound someday where I'll be with [...]

Why Do I Write?

Sometimes it's hard to know what to write. I don't know what you, my readers, want to know, what you are interested in. I'd really like to know.I want to write stories about hope through trials, strength through tragedy, faith through tribulation. I want to write things that give people hope when there doesn't seem [...]