What influenced me most was when Ethel, my first wife, a cancer victim, crossed into spirit, and I started searching, asking, “What’s this all about?”
We were in our thirties, coming along with three fine children, and all of a sudden my world blew up. 1 lost my business, my home, my car, everything, in just a few months.
Ethel had been buried about thirty days when I was driving up from Daytona Beach to Wilmington, where I lived. On the way up, I decided it wasn’t worth it all. I was going to take my life. Between Jacksonville, Florida and the Georgia line, is a long straight stretch of road. Cars, and especially trucks were just balling the jack on that highway.