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Christy: The Novel and the Reality

by Marilyn Mitchem Chapter Five of Christy describes her orientation to life as a mission teacher in Cutter Gap. Over a breakfast of oatmeal, buckwheat pancakes, and maple syrup, Christy speaks with David’s sister, Ida Grantland, “an older woman, tall, … Continue reading

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“Clothing” by Marilyn Mitchem

The Soul Winner October 1909 The approaching winter admonishes us that many of the poor Highlanders will suffer with cold, unless clad by generous hands, who are able to help them. This is especially true of widows and children, whose … Continue reading

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Nothing But Coals by Marilyn Mitchem

During 2013 my column will be based upon corresponding monthly articles from The Soul Winner, the official publication of the Soul Winners Society. Founded in 1897 by Dr. Edward O. Guerrant, by 1910 the Society owned and operated fifty missions … Continue reading

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