friends, if you have time, please pray for these members of the Southern family
on the day they reposed. Many thanks.
one may ask: ‘What good does it do to
pray for the departed?’ An answer is
offered here: https://orthochristian.com/130608.html
with prayers and hymns for the departed:
Hughes of Port Gibson, Mississippi. He
did a little of everything: lawyer,
sociologist, State senator, soldier.
Some of his ideas are no longer of interest, but his vision of an
economy that looks and functions like a family is still worthy of consideration.
book, Treatise on Sociology:
Allen Poe of Virginia, one of the South’s finest writers.
Rillieux of New Orleans, greatly improved the sugar-refining process.
Robert Edward Lee, our dear and loving father.
George Washington Harkins, leader of the Choctaw tribe who led them along the
Trail of Tears from Mississippi to Oklahoma.
His memorable farewell to the people of Mississippi may be read here:
son David Harkins served as a Lt Col in the Confederate Army as part of the
Choctaw Mounted Rifles and also served as a stateman in Choctaw politics:
Walter Raleigh, helped establish one of the earliest colonies in the South on
Roanoke Island; he also found time for writing poetry and prose and for
of his poetry is here:
Sweeney of Virginia, he popularized the banjo inside and outside of the South.
Jordan, another recent Southern agrarian, founder of the Koinonia Farm in
Georgia. Also a preacher and a defender
of black folks during the turmoil of the Civil Rights era, which made him and
his Farm a target of violent attacks.
to celebrate some of the saints of October from the South’s Christian
inheritance of various lands, follow this link on over:
Ælfred the Great, King of England, South Patron, pray for us sinners at the Souð, unworthy though we are!
to the Union!