Breasts and a need to know

Breasts and a need to know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I know the stories of survivors of this disease as well as the stories of several women who did not live. An...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hosta is a perennial foliage plant so well known and widely planted that many gardeners take it for granted. There are over 3000 named varieties, all ...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Kids still say the darndest things

Kids still say the darndest things

Most homes in the 1950s and 1960s only had one television. Ours sat in the corner of the living room where the afternoon sun wouldn’t cause a gl...

October 14th, 2019 |  



Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Designated on Oct. 25, 1988, by President Ronald Reagan, October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. In addition to the monthly declaration,...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Progress treating addiction, more to do

Progress treating addiction, more to do

For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio.In 2017, our opioid...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Voting is best with plenty of spoilers

Voting is best with plenty of spoilers

It’s rare these days to watch a movie or TV show that hasn’t been ruined by spoilers. It seems like it takes more work to not know about s...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: Is there anything worth dying for?

Search the Scriptures: Is there anything worth dying for?

Is there anything worth dying for?That might seem like a morbid question, but philosophically it’s an important question, the answer to which wi...

October 10th, 2019 |  


God and country still a popular consideration

God and country still a popular consideration

Terry and I traveled recently to Branson, Missouri. We spent a week there. While in town, we took in five shows during our visit. Each show was very u...

October 10th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: Encourage with words and deeds

A Hunger for More: Encourage with words and deeds

Chances are good that you know someone who is in trouble. Battered by circumstances or weighed down by discouragement, this person you know may feel a...

October 10th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The thankful leper

God’s Kids Korner: The thankful leper

Our Bible story for this week is from Luke 17: 11-17. It is about ten lepers. Do you know what a leper is? No, it is not an animal with spots on it; t...

October 10th, 2019 |