Holly Meyer’s mama tried to raise her better.
Meyer, The Tennessean’s religion writer, had a big piece on Sunday’s front page about a religious revival in country music.
It turns out that the story idea came from, well, Meyer’s mother.
“And a good story idea is a good story idea, especially when it comes from your mom,” Meyer said.
Full disclosure: I love country music. In fact, I wrote a column several years ago exploring country songs as “modern-day parables.” So I was pretty certain I was going to appreciate Meyer’s piece. And I did.
Her timely lede: