- Collaboration addressing needs
- Republicans need to get to work on unemployment
No bare feet here, Appalachian myths still persist
To many people living in so-called mainstream America, the terms Appalachia and poverty are synonymous. But this is only one of many misconceptions about the region.
- Time to reflect on the comforts we take for granted
Terra firma feels very good after prayer on the wing
Many people wouldn’t be happy to be greeted by the fire department when they deplane. I was.
Cornbread is just a taste of grandparents' influence
Few things in the world are as wonderful as a pan (sometimes referred to as ‘pone’) of cornbread and a night spent with grandparents. I loved the nights when a bedtime snack was cornbread and milk: crisp cornbread dropped into my glass of cold milk and eaten with a spoon.
‘Now faith is the substance of things hoped for’
Mom and I have been picking our way around mud puddles this week during our daily walks. Mud is a bane to people who try to keep a clean house.
- Recalling good memories can help you feel better
Christmas is made merrier by warm hearts, helping hands
Several years ago, on a cold, damp fall day, as I was leaving a meeting in one of our county courthouses, I had an experience that comes to mind this Christmas season.
- Count blessings; assist others
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