Monthly Archives: July 2013

Under the Willows in our Yard – by Marilyn Mitchem

For all of us who love the Christy Mission, the picture mission worker Bertha Abernethy paints–a summer evening, moonlit mountains, guitar music, a rustic bench sheltered by willow trees–is pure pleasure. From Ebenezer Mission. July 1914, The Soul Winner magazine … Continue reading

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DOG DAYS ON the OLD FIFTEENTH by The Possum Laureate

Even when life’s bad, it wouldn’t be half as good without dogs. Through the most tragic times in the mountains, dogs have always seemed to serve as the Lord’s messengers of comic relief.  Singer Lee served as the example in … Continue reading

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