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Garden Spot

This time of year the home folks always used to put their gardens out.  The soil would be warming up after a long winter, and usually after we gassed the tobacco seed beds, we would get the plow and disc … Continue reading

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Toward an Appalachian Christian Spirituality, part Two: The Land is God’s Gift

Appalachians know that God has blessed them.  Land is the gift.  This particular land.  A refuge from a wider, unfamiliar world.  Here geography is divided into hollows and hill tops.  Ridges and mountains define the boundary between earth and sky. … Continue reading

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