An author does not always know why he or she writes on a certain topic. I’ve heard so many say, “My muse guided me, so here I am.” Definitely true of me on this topic. Actually, I think the Holy Spirit brought me here. Weeks ago, someone asked me to think about the word "empty" and what it means. Thereafter, I came across the word in print multiple times, and I started hearing it in conversations. Empty—a powerful word. It would not leave me alone, so I asked 30-40 other peop
You are awesome and wonderful. This is not my story, but you have made Norfork, Arkansas, proud-proud. So, I’m telling bits and pieces of your story, as seen through the eyes of some of your fans. Quite a few of us wanted to cheer for you as you left on the bus to Hot Springs to play for the state championship: Basketball State Finals - 1A Girls, Norfork vs Rural Special. It was a short but great parade. Fun. There were sirens, a firetruck, police cars, and the Lady Panthers!
This is the last in my series centered around the story of Lee Farrier of Norfork, Arkansas. These days, Lee stays pretty close to home. "Home" is with his wife, Erma Farrier. Lee can hardly believe he and Erma are in their late 80s, because he feels so young at heart. This orphan boy has had an extraordinary life. From entering an orphanage at the tender age of four, to finding his way (through a man named Jack Bonner) to Norfork, Arkansas, where he was loved and adopted by
Lee Farrier of Norfork, Arkansas, tells us a story about how he and his wife Erma became best friends with Paul and Connie Huskey. To catch up, click on the links below. Part I Part II Part III Part IV Part V Part VI "Erma and I were raising two active boys in Little Rock. On weekends, we’d go home to Norfork, Arkansas. The joy of fishing there was a strong draw. Being near extended family was another. When the door opened for us to move, it opened wide and we walked through
Lee Farrier, an orphan who was adopted by a couple in Norfork, Arkansas, continues telling the miracle stories of his life. Part I tells how Lee became an orphan. If you've missed any parts of the story, or you just want to re-read to refresh your memory, please click on the links below. Part I Part II Part III Part IV Part V “I never did find my biological father, but somehow, he found me. And on one of my work trips for Boeing, I juggled my work schedule to accommodate a me