... A Sour Apple Tree

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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

As I went down to the river to pray...


I found this pic on my hard drive just now. I took it a few months ago and thought that the scene somehow summed up the lower Kanawha Valley. This is an old church near Red House in Putnam County located on a slope just above the river bank. It looks like it will fall in any day now.

I can just image, though, how the building was once a house of praise and joy and (sometimes) sadness. Folks congregated and married here.

Now it just sits and waits for the inevitable...

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2 Comments:

Blogger Stanton said...

Kind of a metaphor for life in general, huh?

Wednesday, July 25, 2007  
Blogger Chris James said...

A little...

And old lil' river towns...

Wednesday, July 25, 2007  

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