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Family Roots and "Christy"

My mother’s parents and great grands were all four born in Hendersonville, NC. This small, mountain town, only twenty-two miles from Asheville, still has a simple and nostalgic atmosphere about it. 530 more words

Christy: Facts get in the way of fiction

After hearing the founder of the American Inland Mission tell about needs of impoverished people within a day’s train ride of her Asheville, N.C., home, against her parents’ wishes, Christy Huddleston goes off to teach in a one-room school in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains. 182 more words


“So many people never pause long enough to make up their minds about basic issues of life and death. It’s quite possible to go through your whole life, making the mechanical motions of living, adopting as your own set of ideals you’ve picked up some place or other and die – never having come to any conclusion for yourself as to what life is all about.

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A Fast from Criticism, from Mrs. Marshall

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Thursday, March 9, 2017

A Fast from Criticism, from Mrs. Marshall

The spiritual discipline of the day is fasting. 280 more words

Advent Peace #7: Sanctified Imagination

Early this summer I was browsing one of our local shops and found a couple familiar books. No one is surprised, right? I can walk down the street and find a familiar book somewhere. 475 more words