Roots and Wings

Roots and Wings

Hanging on the wall in my mother’s house today is one of those cross-stitched little sayings that has had an enormous impact on my life. It reads: “There are two lasting gifts parents can give their children/One is ROOTS and the other is WINGS…” In the spring of 1971, I graduated from Ashville High School […]

Selma

Selma

I watched the 1965 Bloody Sunday march from the comforts of my parents’ home in Corinth, Miss. At age 11, I had no idea about the significance of that day. But 50 years later, I wasn’t watching the Jubilee celebration on television; I was there. As a young boy, I sat and watched the events […]

Remain

Remain

The month of May signals the end of another academic year on the college campus. College students head off to summer jobs or internships. Some look forward to a few weeks’ break before summer classes start. Some head home for rest, relaxation and time with family. Some head off for service or missions assignments. Quite […]