Church bells and cockleshells—hear your own message

Church bells and cockleshells—hear your own message

A huge conch shell adorned my dresser for years. I’d packed it safely home from a beach trip. It whispered when I held it to my ear, but the mes...

November 21st, 2016 |  


During the busy holiday season, food is a key part of celebrations. It can be tough to eat healthy and find time for exercising, but it is possible to...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Caregiver Month observed in November

Caregiver Month observed in November

National Family Caregiver Month is celebrated each year in November.In what better month could we express our gratitude for the 90 million family care...

November 19th, 2016 |  



A Hunger for More

A Hunger for More

It happens at some point for most parents, that harrowing moment when a child presumed to be safe and sound is not where he or she is expected to be. ...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Search the scriptures

Search the scriptures

It is a truth of life that our disposition is determined more by our inward man than by our exterior circumstances.Consider two friends, working at th...

November 17th, 2016 |  


God’s Kids Korner

God’s Kids Korner

Many countries throughout the world still have kings and queens. If you are their son or daughter, then you are a prince or princess and will someday ...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Like it or not, God is involved

Like it or not, God is involved

I did not like it when Mr. Obama was elected president of the United States. It was not because his race is black. The teachings of Jesus Christ leads...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Get dizzy – spin into your possibilities

Get dizzy – spin into your possibilities

Twirling around again and again until I was so dizzy I’d collapse into the crunchy leaves below me. That’s how I spent much of my playtime...

November 16th, 2016 |  


From Flanders Fields to the Ohio Valley

From Flanders Fields to the Ohio Valley

For my first column as editor of Ohio Valley Publishing, I initially considered writing about the fallout from the recent presidential election, but l...

November 12th, 2016 |  


Monday, Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day. The theme this year is “Eyes on Diabetes.” The International Diabetes Federation is focusing on the...

November 12th, 2016 |