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The Land of Belief

By Charles W. Ashworth / May 9, 2019 / 10 Comments

March 4th through the 17th of 1982, I was playing piano at Lake Tahoe in Harrah’s Stateline Cabaret. Some friends and I had taken a one-off gig as a country group fronted by beef jerky mogul Ajay Avery – creator of a chewy product called Montana Bananas. Superstar John Denver was the headliner in the South […]

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For the Love of Books

By Andi Ashworth / May 9, 2019 / 12 Comments

I am a book lover, pure and simple. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t smitten by the pleasures of reading or comforted by the presence of books. When I walk around our house, I see the history of our interests in the titles that line the shelves. I can’t imagine how empty life […]

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They Will Still Bear Fruit

By Andi Ashworth / April 9, 2019 / 37 Comments

Two Sundays ago, we drove the last miles home after six days on the road. We’d made a loop from Nashville to Atlanta, Savannah to Charleston, Kinston, North Carolina to Raleigh, and after one uncomfortable sleep in Knoxville, back to Nashville. I had a road trip in me. I’ve wanted to do one for a […]

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Do Not Be Afraid

By Charles W. Ashworth / April 8, 2019 / 35 Comments

It’s not like I knew my life was headed for cataclysmic change. Monday, October 24th was a morning like any other morning in 2016. Teach a 9AM class at Lipscomb University then workout for an hour or two. Fitness and nutrition had become part of my identity. I was sixty years old and in the best […]

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All of Grace

By Andi Ashworth / March 16, 2019 / 51 Comments

Years ago, Chuck and I went to a theological conference in Florida. He’d been invited to speak on creativity and the Christian faith, and I was happy to go along, notebook in hand, eager to learn from teachers I respected. We’d lived in Nashville for a year or so, just long enough to buy an […]

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For the Love of Books

By Andi Ashworth / May 9, 2019 / 12 Comments

I am a book lover, pure and simple. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t smitten by the pleasures of reading or comforted by the presence of books. When I walk around our house, I see the history of our interests in the titles that line the shelves. I can’t imagine how empty life […]

Read More

They Will Still Bear Fruit

By Andi Ashworth / April 9, 2019 / 37 Comments

Two Sundays ago, we drove the last miles home after six days on the road. We’d made a loop from Nashville to Atlanta, Savannah to Charleston, Kinston, North Carolina to Raleigh, and after one uncomfortable sleep in Knoxville, back to Nashville. I had a road trip in me. I’ve wanted to do one for a […]

Read More

All of Grace

By Andi Ashworth / March 16, 2019 / 51 Comments

Years ago, Chuck and I went to a theological conference in Florida. He’d been invited to speak on creativity and the Christian faith, and I was happy to go along, notebook in hand, eager to learn from teachers I respected. We’d lived in Nashville for a year or so, just long enough to buy an […]

Read More

The Land of Belief

By Charles W. Ashworth / May 9, 2019 / 10 Comments

March 4th through the 17th of 1982, I was playing piano at Lake Tahoe in Harrah’s Stateline Cabaret. Some friends and I had taken a one-off gig as a country group fronted by beef jerky mogul Ajay Avery – creator of a chewy product called Montana Bananas. Superstar John Denver was the headliner in the South […]

Read More

Do Not Be Afraid

By Charles W. Ashworth / April 8, 2019 / 35 Comments

It’s not like I knew my life was headed for cataclysmic change. Monday, October 24th was a morning like any other morning in 2016. Teach a 9AM class at Lipscomb University then workout for an hour or two. Fitness and nutrition had become part of my identity. I was sixty years old and in the best […]

Read More