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Post Thanksgiving Hike and a Touching Methodist Civil War Story

Post Thanksgiving Hike and a Touching Methodist Civil War Story

This is a touching story of Christianity in action during and after the Civil War: (Reblogged from Juicy Ecumenism) Post Thanksgiving Hike and a Touching Methodist Civil War Story by Mark Tooley, President of IRD There’s no better place for a post Thanksgiving hike than Bull Run Battlefield in Virginia 30 miles outside Washington, DC. Although […]

Thanksgiving, Family and Pop Wylies

Thanksgiving, Family and Pop Wylies

There are a couple of holidays a year that cause me to reminisce.  One of them is Thanksgiving.  Some people may have many memories of Thanksgiving from their childhood,  I have one.  From my earliest memory, I recall going to Marion, Ohio for Thanksgiving at my grandparents. Even before there were that many grandchildren, the […]

Message of Hope for Christmas

Every Christmas season, we are reminded of that famous newspaper article of years past assuring little Virginia that there is a Santa Claus.  That was long ago, when Christmas brought with it many long-held traditions and getting through the season was simpler and not so hectic. Now, every year, it seems that the Christmas decorations […]