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On the Road to Unity
Jackie (Micke) Jinks is 1 of 10 authors in this Anthology of short stories and essays that run the gamut of Mystery/Ingrigue, Romance, Old-time-Religion, Inspiration, and more - including a wonderful Christmas story written by all ten participation authors.
Excerpt from "Their Strength in Song", explaining about the old-time brush-arbor:
"Some of you may be familiar with brush arbors; others will be learning for the first time. But, once learned, I hope it will hauntingly be remembered by you to pass on to your children...
...on Sunday evenings, the brush arbor belonged mostly to the women and children. ..It was the women who earned this respite.
Heartache and strife would be forgotten for this brief time. Weary bodies would take on a new, vigorous cloak. Life would be renewing itself, and it was a time for rejoicing! It was a time for old-time religion and strength in song...