Monthly Archives: March 2013

Coming Home… by Emily Hope Webster

I’m coming back! I almost wrote I’m coming home. Certainly being in the Great Smokies in my teens cemented in me a love for Townsend. It was at Christyfest 2011 that I realized just how much it felt like home … Continue reading

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Encouragement at Ebenezer Mission- by Marilyn Mitchem

“Encouragement at Ebenezer Mission” By Marilyn Mitchem This column appeared in the March 1914 Soul Winner magazine. Its author, Dixie Anders, arrived at Ebenezer Mission in September 1911, joining staff members John and Leonora Wood, and Bertha Abernethy, Ebenezer’s principal. … Continue reading

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Cody’s Turkey Hunt – by the Possum Laureate

First – a note for readers: As y’all may know, I’m near completion on my next novel. I thought it’d be fun to share the beginnings of my final short story in the novel with my good friends (that’s y’all). The … Continue reading

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Glory Be to God for Dappled Things~ by Emily Hope Webster

I had just turned 17 when Christy finished its final season. At our wrap party Miss Alice herself, Tyne Daly, took me aside and read me this poem.  Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins Glory be to God for dappled … Continue reading

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Ruminatin’ with Ruby Mae

Emily Hope Webster as  “Ruby Mae Morrison” From the Archives, August 24, 2011 BACK TO SCHOOL I remember how Ruby Mae felt about Ms Christy’s school house. The ability to go into a class room and LEARN. A window to all … Continue reading

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