Don’t miss your invitation to ‘love’ others

Don’t miss your invitation to ‘love’ others

“Mommy,” said our youngest son one day when he was just 5 years old. Lines of deep-thinking furrowed his little forehead as he sought to s...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Embrace challenges and ‘flow like water’

Embrace challenges and ‘flow like water’

Editor’s Note: Listen to the audio version of this column.Water is a master transformative creature and a sneaky one I try to emulate.I didnR...

January 11th, 2016 |  


Dear Editor,In response to the editor of the Gallipolis Daily tribune Michael Johnson’s view (Trump’s Muslin plan doomed to repeat history...

January 8th, 2016 |  



God’s Kids Korner

God’s Kids Korner

It has been more than a week since we were celebrating, opening gifts, and eating a huge Christmas dinner. What is left of the Christmas celebration? ...

January 7th, 2016 |  


What do people hear about you?

What do people hear about you?

Mr. Gary Clark passed away recently. I wept.The man had long been a signature individual in our area. When our family moved to Mason in 1998, several ...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Scratching those itching ears

Scratching those itching ears

What do you look for in a preacher?Many desire someone that will appeal to them emotionally. Others want an erudite man, who can wax eloquent. Still o...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Don’t be bruised by broken promises

Don’t be bruised by broken promises

Given the grim realities that are facing Americans today, one might be led to believe that he or she is not so much living in the “land of promi...

January 7th, 2016 updated: January 7th, 2016. |  


Lollygagging to save the world

Lollygagging to save the world

Editor’s Note: Listen to the audio version of this column.“Don’t go lollygagging and keep me waiting all day, dear,” Grandma w...

January 4th, 2016 updated: January 4th, 2016. |  


Honor the past this new year

Honor the past this new year

I grew up on a three-legged stool — a solid foundation of church, family, and school. Each leg was part of a patriotic nationalism that espoused...

January 4th, 2016 |  


Got Fascism? 1942 Norwegian Teachers’ Nonviolent Resistance to Nazis has answers

With bigotry and hatred on the rise in the United States and politicians like Donald Trump giving everyone the nightmares of an American Hitler and Na...

January 4th, 2016 |