A Christmas Spirit of Love

Submitted by Pam Boswell July 2010 One cold winter evening in 1998, Pam was snug and secure in her living room engaged in a labor of love. Her husband happened to be out of town but she didn’t mind. She welcomed the occasional solitude because those times allowed her...

Remembering Ma

Submitted by Jack “Chuck” Provine February 2010 Chuck sat on the front porch of his Grandparents old home place, exhausted from a day of cleaning & packing. The sad responsibility of removing a lifetime of possessions had fallen on Chuck but he felt...

Never Give Up

Submitted by Renee Canada January 2010 The excitement in the air was practically tangible. Renee had been accepted into the University of Memphis nursing program and her list of things to take care of before classes began that fall seemed endless. There was perhaps a...

A Love of Lilies

Submitted by Jenna Printup Weaver October 2009 Young girls can be strongly influenced by the women in their life. Such was the case for Jenna. Growing up she spent a lot of time with her great-grandmother who was lovingly referred to as Nanny. She was a petite,...

A Light of Love

Submitted by Stephanie Buck October 2009 Dean smiled as she handed the little bundle of joy up to her mother, Juanita. She gazed with love at her first granddaughter and the bond was formed. Tina grew and soon had a little sister, Stephanie. Juanita, or...

A Song of Love

Submitted by Steven Lourakis September 2010 Steeped in traditions, the Greek people place great emphasis on four key elements to their life: A deep commitment to family, a steadfast faith in their religion, a robust love of food, and last but not least their passion...