Micah Smith rides a bronco at a 1972 Heppner, Ore., rodeo.
Micah Smith rides a bronco at a 1972 Heppner, Ore., rodeo. Courtesy Micah Smith
Micah Smith rides a bronco at a 1972 Heppner, Ore., rodeo. Courtesy Micah Smith

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Lucy Luginbill is a career television producer-host and the Spiritual Life editor for the Tri-City Herald. In her column, she reflects on the meaning of her name, “Light Bringer.” If you have a story idea for Light Notes, contact her at 509-551-2191 or lluginbill@tricityherald.com.