Tag Archives: grace

A Song of Unity from Long Ago

A man was enjoying the freedom found in the wilderness of the young nation of America. He was living any way he wanted to, not having a moral compass, but doing what he wanted, when he wanted, regardless of any … Continue reading

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The Baptism of Mrs. Maggie

God’s grace is an act of inclusion. There isn’t anyone beyond the scope of God’s love. Continue reading

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“Here I Raise My Ebenezer”

As we near election day in the ninth congressional district of Southwest Virginia, I can’t help but think about Glade Springs.  The little town was hit hard by storms over a year ago.  It is rebuilding, because you can’t stop … Continue reading

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Rescue the Perishing

It was one of our annual trips to Rogersville.  I must have been four or five.  Pappaw had a Massey-Ferguson tractor, red, which he used for most of the major work around the farm and in his business of plowing … Continue reading

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Target Practice

We struggle to overcome the past:  Embarrassing moments.  Failures.  Misdirected passion.  Disappointment.  Pappaw used to call such times “misfires.”  As in, “Sonny boy, I think you misfired that time.” Much of life centers around what we do in the aftermath … Continue reading

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