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 […]

“Now Thank We All Our God”

  The Greatest Thanksgiving Hymn in History Nothing helps us with our attitudes and emotions more than cultivating a habit of being thankful, continually, in all situations. A good hymn can help with that. I urge you to look up a video recording of “Now Thank We All Our God” and come to know it […]

The Greatest Hymn You’ve Never Heard

  Te Deum Landamus: “Holy God, We Praise Thy Name” What’s the greatest hymn in Christian history? What’s at the top of your personal list? Some of my favorites are: Rejoice, the Lord is King All Creatures of our God and King Of the Father’s Love Begotten And Can It Be Great is Thy Faithfulness […]

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 […]