Happily Single!

God’s Gift Why Being Unmarried is Such a Good Thing Introduction: Unmarried people comprise more than 45% of the adult population in the U.S. and half the workforce. These are people who have never been married; or have been widowed; or divorced; or in relationships that didn’t last. They span all ages and stages. In […]

Life’s Unanswerable Questions — Homemaker Edition

  With the progression of Katrina’s disability, I’ve become the primary housekeeper at our place. I enjoy it good enough, but even after years of practice I still have some lingering concerns: Why do I put a single softener sheet in the dryer, and take five out? Why do I put two socks in the […]

Roan Mountain Days

  High atop Roan Mountain on the Tennessee-North Carolina border are the largest natural rhododendron gardens in the world. Each year since 1947, the village of Roan Mountain has thrown a party to celebrate the beauty. I remember attending as a boy, and my dad was very involved for a long time. In recent years […]

Billy Graham: The End of An Era

  No one knows the miles he traveled, the burdens the bore, the fatigue he felt, or the souls who came to Christ because of his clarion voice. He was a hero and a mentor to me – from a distance. When I was a boy, my parents gathered our family to watch his televised crusades. […]