Riding on an ox

Riding on an ox

By John Pierce Recently, a college friend drew my attention to an interesting story found in The Toronto Sun back in 2012. A tour group, traveling by bus across Iceland, made a Saturday afternoon stop near a volcanic canyon in the southern highlands. A woman in the...
Christmas is just another day

Christmas is just another day

By John Pierce Where did we get the idea that Christmas should be perfect? That’s easy to answer: Christmas stories, Christmas songs, Christmas movies, Christmas greeting cards, Martha Stewart. Often we can end up with the false notion that a proper Christmas should...
What’re you skeered of?

What’re you skeered of?

By John Pierce Before Battlefield Parkway (that locals still call “2A”) connected Fort Oglethorpe and Ringgold, Ga., as well as I-75, the brief drive from our house to church was over undesignated Daffron Hill. Daily traffic counts were in the mere dozens. Returning...