Grandma Gatewood, Appalachian heroine

Grandma Gatewood, Appalachian heroine

Emma Gatewood, a pioneer woman of Appalachia, was born in 1887 and died in 1973 in Gallia County, Ohio. She was the first woman to hike the entire App...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Don’t sweat the score, just play the game

Don’t sweat the score, just play the game

I exited the interstate knowing I didn’t have time to drop the package at Fed Ex and still do what I really wanted to do which was get out on th...

January 15th, 2018 |  


When life is slower than Moses

When life is slower than Moses

I had the inclination to read in Deuteronomy this morning—not my first choice. Hey, I’m just being honest. The Apostle Paul is usually mor...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Hearing and receiving

Hearing and receiving

Do you ever feel like your voice can’t be heard? If you’re a parent then it is a foregone conclusion: you DO feel that way at times. ̶...

January 11th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner : God’s Creation

God’s Kids Korner : God’s Creation

The first book of the Bible is Genesis. It starts out by saying, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” So who made ev...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Sometimes we need to be assured God is ‘under-girding’ us

Sometimes we need to be assured God is ‘under-girding’ us

We often view our lives in terms of ups and downs. Times are that we are “up” emotionally. Things are going well. We have a bright-minded ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


The word of God

The word of God

The word of God is living and powerful, for it is communicated from the mind of God and carries the weight of His divine wisdom, foresight and power. ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Animal totem guidance

Animal totem guidance

My friend met me at the door, holding her grand baby with one hand and a leash in the other, at the end of which was a huge dog. “Come on in. Vo...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Take time when it comes to taxes

Take time when it comes to taxes

A recent request to help pinpoint why some local tax proposals failed at the polls last November prompted some thought about attitudes toward levies o...

January 8th, 2018 |  


It’s healthy to give

It’s healthy to give

The holidays can be a sad time for many of our older Meigs county residents. A lot of them are empty-nesters and many are dealing with sickness, inclu...

January 8th, 2018 |