By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
It wasn’t easy when I began wearing glasses in the fourth or fifth grade. I was called “four eyes” more times than I can count. Plus, back then, there was not the assortment of frames we have today, so they were basically the black frames which made me look like a “nerd.” And, yes, some of my “friends” are reading this and chuckling, thinking, “Nothing has changed.”
I don’t remember much from those days except that with glasses I was finally able to see. It made a huge difference.
Over the years I became used to my glasses. They became a part of who I was. When many people began to choose the convenience of contact lenses, I opted to keep the glasses. [Read more…]