Commentary
5:51 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Value Life's Old Treasures

In his backyard, Richard Groves has a blackberry bush, similar to this one. He says eating the fruit brings back great memories of a slower, simpler time.
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Berry bushes are blooming but the tastiest fruit is on the inside.

Too often in society, people believe the best things are new things. Bright, sparkling, untainted from age and oozing with that 'sterile, untouched' smell. But WFDD’s Real People Real Stories guest commentator Richard Groves believes old things have great value too.

Minister Richard Groves is retired from the pulpit of Wake Forest Baptist Church at Wake Forest University. Now he’s teaching religion and philosophy at High Point University.

Richard Groves recalls the best afternoon treat of his life.

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