Paul Prather

September 13, 2013 7:49 PM

Paul Prather: You, I and author Jan Watson are never too old to be faithful to a calling

I started out 30 years ago to become a fiction writer. I thought that was my real calling. For three decades, life kept getting in the way. A few months ago, I started cranking away at a novel. I wrote 50 pages. Then 100. Then 150. Enter Jan Watson, 69, who I met through what appeared to be serendipity.

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Paul Prather

An ordained minister for more than 30 years, Paul Prather is a columnist, author and pastor of Bethesda Church near Mount Sterling. From 1988 to 1997, he was a Herald-Leader staff writer covering primarily religion.

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