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Saying Yes in the Fog

Saying Yes in the Fog

As the alarm goes off, I drag myself to the place where I normally spend time alone with the Lord. There I look out my window at a sea of white fog. One would never know there is a wonderful view out that window. It’s as if the world outside doesn’t even exist. Fog...
What Can I Do?

What Can I Do?

Really, what can I do? I’m just a sixty-year-old white woman feeling inadequate to change anything in our world. My emotions these past months have ranged from extreme sadness to anger to utter hopelessness. What can I do? I’m a fixer. I may have written a Bible...
To Those Who Feel Locked Up

To Those Who Feel Locked Up

Today, I (Donna Avant) feel as if I have been taken captive inside my own home by an unseen enemy, the coronavirus. My cellmate is my husband, John Avant, president of Life Action. We are hoping to encourage you through this daily column. Will we survive a few weeks...
The Gift of Immanuel

The Gift of Immanuel

As I welcome Christmas morning here on Rocky Top, a dense fog has settled on the lake and is completely hiding its existence. It would be difficult at this moment for me to convince anyone that there is a beautiful lake behind my home. Yet I have seen the lake and...