An excerpt from Ch. 5 of Never Settled: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood by Shawn D. Congleton

My dad, the master manipulator, had a way of getting help from pastors and churches too. Most of my experience with church in my childhood was my dad bumming something from them like gas, money, or our next meal. We attended once or twice as part of my dad’s method, but only when it seemedContinue reading “An excerpt from Ch. 5 of Never Settled: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood by Shawn D. Congleton”

An excerpt from Ch. 4 of Never Settled: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood by Shawn D. Congleton

When I say I moved a lot, it’s not in the way you might think. After I tell people this, their next questions are usually, “Was your father in the military? Was he in the ministry?” Families who “move a lot” due to ministry or military don’t compare to my experience. Those that have servedContinue reading “An excerpt from Ch. 4 of Never Settled: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood by Shawn D. Congleton”