LIVES RESURRECTED

Whenever I visit one of the old rural cemeteries in the vicinity of Brant Lake I reflect on life. Perhaps this is a paradoxical statement but I will explain: The occasional pickup truck drives past the headstones of the Old West Church Cemetery with barely a nod. Who wishes to linger with those who have…

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HOPE

Over the years I have been fascinated by how towns acquired their names. For instance, when I was at seminary in Cincinnati, Ohio, I went on an excursion with a government employee, Keith, to secure the signature of a local school board president. We traveled into the depths of Kentucky until we arrived at Hazard,…

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