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Winter storm Uri invaded our territory last week.  My beloved and I sat in the dark for a few days due to power outages in our area.  No TV, no internet, no electricity.  Our time off the grid was much shorter than those in other counties, but it was eye-opening, nonetheless.  more
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled for a floor vote on a controversial bill titled the Equality Act. This legislation, filed as H.R. 5, seeks to expand the definition of “sex” to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” (SOGI) and would revise every title of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to add these categories as new protected classes in the federal code. Last Congress, the Equality Act passed in the House, but the bill died in the Senate.  more
One of the most important indicators of the economic health of state is the percentage of its population with a college degree. Unfortunately, Kentucky has historically had an exceptionally low college attainment rate. more
The ERLC affirms the full dignity of every human being. At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Messengers passed a resolution to “reaffirm the sacredness and … more
Ever have the sneakin' suspicion that the preacher’s message is aimed right at you? more
Brittany was headed to work. A counselor in the VA school systems, her path is not always a straight road. This day, she was on her way to Coeburn Middle School in her brand new Traverse. Rounding a curve at 35 mph, she slammed on the breaks. A huge deer stood in the middle of her lane and there was no way not to hit it! more
The winter storm sweeping across the United States this week resulted in a snow day for my university. No classes--not even over Zoom. And the moment the news was announced, my peers began rejoicing for the unexpected break from activities. more
There is a small fire station close to our house. We can hear the siren on the fire truck as they leave for an emergency run. The ice, sleet, and snow have fallen, but the sirens have not … more
Have you ever had a week when you wanted to talk to the person who packed your schedule so full of tasks and events? I know I have. When our schedule stretches beyond the bounds of practicality, we usually end up accomplishing less. We need boundaries. What is a boundary and why do I need one? more
Everyone loves a good story. We crave relatable, broken heroes, perilous journeys, engaging dialogue, and perhaps I’m going out on a limb here with the male readership, but every good story contains an element of love. No, better yet, every story is a love story. more
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