Tag: faith

  • Hobbling Along

    Hobbling Along

    I took an ailing veteran to the VA Center in Boise, Idaho this week. He's a young fellow, in his mid-forties. A big lug of a guy, 6' 3", and hauling around too much weight on his broken frame of a body. Twenty years ago,[..]
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  • When the gift isn’t good enough

    When the gift isn’t good enough

      “God, you are the slim crescent of a moon that I see and my self is the earth’s shadow that keeps me from seeing all the moon. The crescent is very beautiful and perhaps that is all I should or could see; but what[..]
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  • The Civil Wars: Unhinged

    The Civil Wars: Unhinged

      I hate it when a cherished friend up and quits me. Thankfully it hasn’t happened but a couple of times in my life, but boy, oh boy have those break-ups hurt. I’m not talking about romances. I’m talking about the kind of friend I[..]
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  • The Power of Language

    The Power of Language

    There is this open-door policy at The Art Factory. Well, not so much of an open door as it is just an overall hospitality thing. Mary Beth Holladay has the gift of hospitality. She's a terrific hostess, always serving others and creating spaces of beauty[..]
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  • Faith-Colored Glasses

    Faith-Colored Glasses

    We were invited to attend a concert in the village up the road a'piece. Every artist needs a promoter who believes in their work and direct others to it Claire is her mother's biggest fan. "She wrote a song for me," Claire says. "Middle child."[..]
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  • Q & A with Author Leila Meacham

    Q & A with Author Leila Meacham

    Editor's Note: One of the best things about attending Kathy Patrick's Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson, Texas  is the opportunity I get to meet some pretty fabulous writers. If it seems like we writers are always plugging other writers, it's because we love reading good books at much as[..]
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