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Three Women & Hard Work

I was impressed today in reading Romans 16:12, about three little-known biblical women who were commended for their hard work.  The verse says:  “Greet Tryphena and Tryphosa, those women who work hard in the Lord.  Greet my dear friend Persis, another woman who has worked very hard in the Lord.” In my Bible, I underlined […]

Congrats Hannah and Eric!

Katrina and I want to let everyone know that our daughter, Hannah, is now wearing a beautiful rock on her finger. Earlier this week, her boyfriend, Eric Olsen, asked for permission to marry her, and shortly afterward he proposed. Eric is a great guy from a great home, and we already love him like a […]

The Old White House on the Hill

My mother’s parents, Maude and Clifton Palmer, lived about twenty miles from us in a white house on a hill near Elk Park on the Tennessee / North Carolina border. I enjoyed going there a great deal as a child. They had two enormous boxwoods near the steps leading from the dirt road up to […]