• Stories of Grace

    Story of Grace: Tommy Payne

    This story was shared Sunday Morning, January 12, 2014. This text is taken from Tommy’s hand written notes and shared here with his permission.  I’ve been coming to All Saints for about four years now. I don’t think the members really know that much about me. Where I came from, what I do for a living, my family, what are my beliefs. I nicknamed myself the “owl in the attic.” I may seem to be very wise or intelligent, but I don’t say anything most of the time – just sit and stare blankly like an owl. I was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on September 8, 1947. I had…