After being thankful for the grace of God, my family and good health, this year I have an extra helping of gratitude to live in a special place called Chattanooga. We endured the trauma of terrorism on July 16 and emerged more united and stronger than ever before. We claim our heritage and celebrate our diversity like no other city in America. We honor our leadership, respect authority and care for those in need. We ... (click for more)
I can’t really remember when I first started this – sometime in the 1970s – but my favorite column every year comes during Thanksgiving when I literally pause and use my fingers to thank God for all His richest blessings. The year 2015 has been bountiful so here are just a few of the things I will carry in my heart as I take my place at today’s table: I AM THANKFUL that tomorrow, on a “Black Friday” that is said to be the biggest shopping ... (click for more)
November 26, 2015
November 25, 2015
As a constituent of Congressman Scott Desjarlais, I must respectfully disagree with Mr. Exum. Mr. Exum insinuated him to be one of the worst representatives in Washington. However, those ... (click for more)
As I thought about tomorrow, I asked myself this question: "What is Thanksgiving for?" For some, it is simply a break from work. For others, it is a time to gather with friends or family ... (click for more)
I used to keep a framed picture in my classroom: “Your Life is God's gift to you. What you do with your Life is your gift to God.” I wish every child could hear that repeated every day. And what ... (click for more)
Should the City Council approve a 7-story apartment complex next to the historic district on the Southside?