Waldensian Festival

Every second weekend in August, in the rolling hills of the beautiful western North Carolina landscape, you will find a festival celebrating triumph over religious persecution in the small town of Valdese.

The Healing Power of Love

Love can be a powerful emotion, but the effects of actively loving another human being are even more powerful. They’re redemptive and healing. These people who have poured love into my life and filled the cracks in my heart will always have a piece of it. They earned it and it’s theirs.