Give a hug before the goodbye comes

Give a hug before the goodbye comes

The Mrs. had ailed consistently in recent years. As a matter of fact, she had just gotten home from another stay in the hospital. From her bed, she ca...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: ‘None of Self and All of Thee’

Search the Scriptures: ‘None of Self and All of Thee’

“None of Self and All of Thee” was a hymn written by Theodore Monod in 1874 and it has well expressed these many years the spiritual strug...

February 14th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happily ever after

God’s Kids Korner: Happily ever after

I know we all have read many, many fairy tales that end with the phrase, “And they lived happily ever after.” In this week’s Bible v...

February 14th, 2019 |  



Cross Words: The source of confidence

Cross Words: The source of confidence

I can relate to Jeremiah.He writes, “Now the word of the LORD came to me, saying, ‘Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before ...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Basic litter assessment…for dogs

Basic litter assessment…for dogs

“Why doesn’t he act the way he did when he was a puppy?” — John Preston SmithMany times, when purchasing a dog, folks do get t...

February 13th, 2019 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: Thoughts of love

A Grandparent’s Voice: Thoughts of love

Bump ba da da, (one note down) bump ba da da, (another note down) bump ba da da, (up one note) bump ba da da. Oh, come on, you know the song. I’...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson

Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson

One of my childhood heroes, Frank Robinson, died last week.Frank’s name might not be all that familiar to young people today. But to me back in ...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Help and hope for your nerves

Help and hope for your nerves

A friend sat outside the school one day after recess, breathing hard, trembling, and the fear in his eyes was disconcerting.The other kids, his classm...

February 12th, 2019 |  


She really does pay attention

She really does pay attention

Last week I wrote about just a few of my favorite television shows down through the ages — those shows which seemed to brand a place in my being...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Do ‘Dwarf’ trees really stay small?

Do ‘Dwarf’ trees really stay small?

The American Heritage College Dictionary defines “Dwarf” as “an atypically small animal or plant”. “Dwarf” Japanes...

February 11th, 2019 |