Remembering 9-11 with Miss Lillian

Lillian

  Lillian revisiting her memories of Marjorie I stopped by to see my friend Lillian Champion in Pine Mountain today. Lillian told me how much she wished I could spend 9-11 with her. There’s a concert at Callaway Gardens in memory of her daughter. Marjorie was killed in the attack on the Pentagon. With unabashed [Read More...]

Train Wrecked Lives

train tracks

The western sun eased into the Pacific Ocean shortly after 4:15 p.m. By the time I walked out of the newsroom at 5 p.m., the winter sky was cave dark. I called the house and told Tim that I wouldn’t be home for dinner. I had an interview with a family in Milton-Freewater. “Remember that [Read More...]

The Lavish Goodness of God

During a recent visit south, I visited a former classmate. Lucy and her husband Ricky have raised three kids to a fruitful and productive adulthood. For the past six years, Lucy and Ricky have been foster parents to eleven children. This last one Lucy brought home from the hospital. The infant was born into a [Read More...]