My Song of Surrender

German poet Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) stated “Where words leave off, music begins.” I could not agree more. There’s something about a haunting melody, a well-paced rhythm, and the right harmony that brings words in a song to life. For the past two years, there’s been one particular song that moves me like no other. Good Read More >

Mectins and Zoles

Many who survived English Literature in high school remember the Montagues and the Capulets. Anyone from Kentucky or West Virginia knows about the Hatfields and McCoys. How many of you know about the feud with the Mectins and the Zoles? For ranchers, this feud has been going on since the fall of man. Like other Read More >

My Brother’s Bible

Do you have a “Comfort Item”? I never thought about that term until a friend posted about her hospital shirt and how it brought her comfort and peace. After reading Mrs. Melissa Henderson’s post (, I thought about things that bring me comfort. My first thought was of my wife Diane. She is a great Read More >

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