M. McClung & Company

  By Ralphine Major I knew it as the building where our mother worked.  The first time she worked there was before I was born.  The second time was when she re-entered the work force and became our family’s primary breadwinner after our father developed heart disease and was forced to sell the dairy. M. […]

Kitchen Table Wisdom

By Rosie Moore My title is the name of a book I’m reading now by Rachel Naomi Remen, MD who is one of the earliest pioneers in the mind/body health field, and was one of the first to develop a psychological approach to people with life-threatening illnesses and educate their physicians about their needs. Let […]

February is Heart Month

  By Rosie Moore Valentine’s Day is over and enjoyed by millions of people showing their love for others.  February still remains the “heart” month because of its close connection with that amorous holiday. That heart that we celebrate each year is becoming more and more battered by disease. More and more people are dying […]

Be My Valentine!

Be My Valentine!

By Rosie Moore Probably many of you know the story of the origin of Valentine’s Day, but, let’s go over it again one more time. St. Valentine, according to romantic legend, was a kind-hearted Roman Priest who married young couples against the wishes of Emperor Claudius XI. He also tended to the sick and wounded Christians who […]

A man and his soul

By Rosie Moore He was born on September 23, 1930 in Albany, Georgia, to a teenage orphan making her living as a sharecropper. Later his father abandoned them. He started to lose his sight around the age of four or five and became completely blind at the age of seven. His younger brother drowned in […]

A Wildfire Survivor “Charles the Pig”

By Ralphine Major The month of November has been a stark reminder. Television and newspaper accounts have covered extensively the progress since wildfires ravaged Gatlinburg one year ago. Many have rebuilt homes and businesses; others have not. The fires left heartbreak and massive destruction and claimed fourteen lives. In the following months, there were countless […]

Christmas thoughts

By Rosie Moore There are thousands and thousands of Christmas thoughts that have been printed over the years. Everyone I know has a thought about Christmas but let’s read the thoughts of notable people, some you may not have heard of, some are famous. Here is one written by George Matthew Adams, an American newspaper […]

Super foods of The Bible

By Rosie Moore This time of the year our thoughts naturally turn to food. We have the harvest of foods in the beginning of Autumn, then we consume those foods later in the season. I was amazed to learn how often food is mentioned in God’s Word. In the book of Deuteronomy the Israelites were […]

Pumpkin Season

By Rosie Moore How fortunate we are to have Autumn season, football season, and cooler weather season. Being a lover of fantastic recipes and exotic foods, I must include pumpkin season. No, the pumpkin isn’t exotic in itself, but it can be included in exotic recipes. My family didn’t eat the round pumpkins, they were […]

Poems for the elderly

By Rosie Moore When I was in high school I was fortunate enough not to have to take the subject English but I was introduced to English Literature which also led me to the subject of Poetry. Some of it was nonsensical, some of it was way over my head, but I enjoyed most of […]

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