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Salvation, by Langston Hughes

Ask, and it shall be given you, the Good Book says. Seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. 36 more words

A. Wallis Lloyd

A Homecoming Reflection: Chinquapin, North Carolina

Last weekend, my great-uncle passed away. Although he had a long battle with an illness, I only remember my Uncle Joe at his best. I’m really going to miss his quick humor, that boss ass mustache, and watching him dance effortlessly at family functions with my Aunt Lucy. 712 more words


Pinterest, O'Connor, and the Church

This single “pin” from Pinterest sums up one of the most frustrating things to me about how many of us view the Church. In her story “The River”, that fiery sage of the South, Flannery O’Connor, helps us understand why. 1,100 more words

Southern Fried Chicken: America's Ultimate Comfort Food. And Mine.

As I’ve mentioned before, ours was a family of modest means. But my father worked hard to see that we were able to afford some of life’s nicer things. 963 more words