Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Author at LaGrange Daily News


WHATLEY COLUMN: The caterpillar and the butterfly

Two of my favorite symbols of the resurrection are the caterpillar and butterfly. They are very different and yet they are the same creature … ... Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Friday, April 16, 2021 7:00 am


WHATLEY COLUMN: Light and darkness

Mary Ella and I took our grandsons to the lake this week during their Spring holidays and on the way, we ate our very late ... Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Friday, April 9, 2021 3:16 pm


Whatley Column: Working hard

They bray … usually late in the afternoon. And they crow … usually in the morning. We live in the country where you can see ... Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:00 am


The definition of foolishness

Foolishness is being unaware of, or devoid of, social norms or skills leading to offense, annoyance, trouble, or injury. Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Friday, March 5, 2021 8:33 am


On healing

As I get older, I spend more time thinking about where I came from and where I’ve been through the years… from picking up pecans ... Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:29 pm


On fellowship

Several years ago, I read the book, “Make Your Bed” by Admiral William H. McRaven. It started as a commencement speech at the University of ... Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:00 am


What Christmas is all about

Mary Ella and I spent much of November driving across Georgia collecting blankets, book bags with school supplies, Christmas shoeboxes, and coats. In fact, most ... Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Saturday, December 26, 2020 12:35 pm


Speaking truth

Truth. Paul describes a Christian’s “armor” in Ephesians 6 and mentions “truth as a belt tight around your waist.” Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:00 am


When the invisible becomes visible

Think back over the past year; the infections and deaths, the masks and sanitizers, the shutdowns and controversies. Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:00 am


The radical gap

Mary Ella and I have, for a number of years, spent time in Charleston. We stay in the historic district and spend our days reading ... Read more

by Charles "Buddy" Whatley, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:00 am

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