The Privileged Life: An Ocean of Grief

“The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, than the mighty waves of the sea.” Psalm 93:4; “Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows….” Isaiah 53:4a Saturday, February 22, was a difficult day for me. I missed my wonderful dad who would have celebrated his 90th birthday--he passed away two years ago. And I lost my dear friend... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Valentine’s Day

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.” 1 John 4:7 Valentine’s Day arrives this week. For sweethearts, it’s a day to rejoice in the love they share. For school kids, it’s a party to swap cartoon Valentines with each other or make homemade versions from... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Bluegrass Music

Jonah Riddle and Carolina Express performing at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Va. “Let them praise His name with the dance; let them sing praises to Him with the timbrel and harp.” Psalm 149:3 For $10 on most Saturday nights in Hiltons, a sleepy little community tucked back in the mountain ridges of southwest... Continue Reading →

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