Adapted from my newsletter column to the church this week at http://www.vhbc.com: As I was looking over past writings and came upon this one, from
We must face our losses. Courage does not spare us from them. Courage’s work begins at the other end of honest acknowledgement. Grief
“…there is a playful randomness about what we find and read. Or rather, what finds us” When I first rekindled my interest in songwriting and
“The genetic code of bluegrass and old time music is more sophisticated than that. It carries stories of birth, life and death in the old
Anyway, riding in a van for a week turned us from “Friends and Brothers” to angry inmates who couldn’t wait to bust out. Fifteen Years.
Several years ago, Dr. Penny Marler approached me about participating in a program where pastors might become friends across differences—race, age, denomination—and learn from each