Archive for February 2015

Lent, the News and Family

At first I figured there must be a broken utility line that was making travel in that part of Biltmore Village dangerous. Why else all the blinking lights and redirected traffic at3:00 p.m. on a Monday … Read More


“We have something for Leah. It is on the dining room table. It is a bit sooty I am afraid.” Friends in Jackson were building an addition to their home when one night an electrical short in the addition … Read More

Let Justice Roll Like Streams of Water

But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. Amos 5:24There was a palpable anxiety felt by those of us living in Jackson, Mississippi during January of 1994.  … Read More

Mr. Smith

Doug Smith was a member of the Episcopal Church where I grew up. Mr. Smith, as I called him back then, had many admirable qualities. He was kind, taught Sunday School, and helped chair the outreach committee. … Read More