http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Mountaintop or resurrection disciple? http://www.oldhamera.com/content/mountaintop-or-resurrection-disciple <p class="p1"> Only in the South http://www.oldhamera.com/content/only-south <p> By Ginger Lumpkin</p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">I had just a few minutes to run a quick errand before checking into the hospital for surgery. I pulled into a downtown Chattanooga parking garage, and the attendant, an older woman, struck up a conversation. When she found out I needed to park for less than 30 minutes, the following dialogue ensued:</span></p> Giving hope with humility http://www.oldhamera.com/content/giving-hope-humility <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">I have been writing articles and books for some 25 years, and I can tell you few things in life are more powerful than positive feedback. &nbsp;</span></p> Letter to the Editor - April 20, 2017 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/letter-editor-april-20-2017 <p class="p1"> <span class="s1"><b>A rebuttal to Thomas Massie</b></span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s2">I am writing this letter as a concerned father, educator and citizen. I want to preface this retort to the OpEd that Rep. Massie wrote concerning his bill to abolish the Department of Education (ED), by saying that I am a lifelong registered Independent voter.&nbsp;</span></p> Resurrection disciples: Do you love me? http://www.oldhamera.com/content/resurrection-disciples-do-you-love-me <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Jesus has shown Peter the most amazing mountaintop experience that anyone can imagine.&nbsp;</span></p> Slow down and detach http://www.oldhamera.com/content/slow-down-and-detach <p class="p1"> Watching the crosstown traffic http://www.oldhamera.com/content/watching-crosstown-traffic <p> By Ginger Lumpkin</p> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">It was April 6, 1998, when my mother, after a full day of teaching third grade, was admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain. The following day we started saying goodbye, and on April 10, she passed away.&nbsp;</span></p> Letter to the Editor - April 13, 2017 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/letter-editor-april-13-2017 <p class="p1"> <span class="s1"><b>CASA offers advocates for vulnerable children</b></span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s2">Each year over 28,000 children experience abuse and neglect in Kentucky.&nbsp;</span></p>