Dennis Thomas Alkins celebrated his 94th birthday on Friday, October 9. Tony Romero submitted this article to wish this “man of God” a happy birthday on behalf of those ‘Dee’ has influenced.
All of us must sit with our elders and first teachers to glean from them the deep reservoirs of wisdom and knowledge they gained through decades of struggle and victory. Their understanding comes from guidance by the Spirit of God.
Wisdom speaks to us if we can pause and listen, and place our feet in the steps left by our elders, observing and capturing their every habit and moment before the Lord.