Tag Archives: Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Region Has Died. Long Live Appalachia!

I truly believe that there is a source of grace that will bring hope once again out of the despair of Appalachia. God has not abandoned us. Continue reading

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Reflections on Appalachia, Part One: Mountaineers are Always Free!

I am taken with the stories of the settlement of my home region in the early history of the United States.  The mountains became a home of hope for many who were getting away from something worse somewhere else.  Their … Continue reading

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Appalachian Values: Don’t Get Above Your “Raisin'”

This saying has been said a lot in the beautiful ancient hills and hollows around the Appalachian Region.   There are several streams of reality that feed into the mindset that produces such a saying.  I’m sure it isn’t unique … Continue reading

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