On a Campaign: A Letter to West Franklin

On a Campaign: A Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, I don’t know where it came from, but it needs to go away. . . fast. I know it didn’t come from the Bible, though it sounds very biblical. I know it hasn’t actually helped anyone, though it feels helpful. I know I have heard it...
The Irony of Masks: A Letter to West Franklin

The Irony of Masks: A Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, “Isn’t it ironic . . . don’t you think?” Pardon the Alanis Morissette reference, but her lyrics keep ringing in my head. I mean, there are worse songs you could have playing in your head right now. Consider, “It’s a Small World” from...
Last Saturday of 2020. . . Bye Bye: A Letter to West Franklin

Last Saturday of 2020. . . Bye Bye: A Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, I had a nice long letter ready to send out to you this morning. . . but the internet and cell service is down at my house. . . due to a bomb that went off in downtown Nashville . . . on Christmas Day 2020. I couldn’t send the letter...
Donnie’s Doctor: An Advent Letter to West Franklin

Donnie’s Doctor: An Advent Letter to West Franklin

West Franklin Family, As you may or may not know, Donnie Parker (a West Franklin deacon and husband to Dee) recently had COVID-19. He now has a significant mass on one of his lungs. That’s the bad news. The good news is that after receiving a pet scan Wednesday,...