A stronger safety net

New clinic will offer more options to the uninsured

By Vicki Hyatt | May 18, 2016

The newest health care provider in Haywood County will be dedicated to helping those who have struggled to get and pay for medical care.

Haywood Health Center will open June 1 at 34 Sims Circle, Waynesville, the site of the Good Samaritan Clinic.

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Amazing performance by Dolly Parton on the 1989 CMA Awards.

Facing Life with a Heart of Wisdom

“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” Psalm 90:12

At the heart of living our days here with wisdom, endurance, and hope is keeping a sound perspective on this life with respect to eternity. Surely our days are fleeting, but this does not mean that they are frivolous or meaningless; in fact, it means quite the opposite. This means that everything we do has profound meaning and eternal significance, but it also means that it is all temporal and fading, whether we face pain and suffering that we fear being crushed by, or seasons of success that tempt to swell us with pride. It all ends, but how we face it matters.

Grace and peace,


The Metaphor of the Changing Seasons

Every fall, the leaves change colors, and I swoon. There’s something about the breathtakingly bright reds, yellows, and oranges illuminated in the glow of an autumn afternoon that makes my soul sing and fall on its knees before the work of such a beautiful creator.  Continue Reading →

Making the Connection

August 6, 2015 – “I have always made it a point to not discuss “hot topics” such as religion and politics on Facebook. However, as I am reflecting on this past week in San Francisco, I am leaving with a very heavy heart. The homeless problem in this city is like nothing I have ever experienced. Continue Reading →

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