Tag Archives: Kentucky

Praying for Strength and Stamina

Eighteen hours of remodeling in one day can leave an old man tired and sore… and happy. Continue reading

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Charlie Two Shirt Helps with the Hay

A nine-year-old who will walk three miles of gravel road to help a neighbor haul hay could amount to something some day… maybe. Continue reading

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Old Into New

Like many other fine things in life, making apple cider isn’t easy but sharing our labors lightens the load for everyone. Continue reading

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The Blessing of Inconvenient Travel

I’ve known for many years now that interstate highways tend to lie about the places they go through. It’s not anything malicious or malevolent; it’s just the ways of things when the purpose of convenience gets elevated above all others. … Continue reading

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Related by Choice

Do you know any “step” parents who love as if they are “real” parents? They are!! Continue reading

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Gifts of Perception

There’s an art to giving… and to receiving. Sometimes the generation gap makes both arts more challenging. Here’s something I learned from my parents and my children… Continue reading

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Storm Path

A massive ice storm makes a parent worry about children and grand-children. Faith and grace help overcome the anxiety. Continue reading

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A Small Triumph

It is the day of the Warrior Dash, another hot day in late June in central Kentucky. For the last six weeks, there hasn’t been a night that I have not awakened, thinking about this event. Continue reading

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A New Path

I never liked running for the sake of conditioning or training or as a means of transportation. Continue reading

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Miracle from the Mud

I have always been fascinated by the miracle of seeds. As a young kid, I helped plant our garden in southwestern Kentucky. Continue reading

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