‘We’ means ‘me’ won’t work with God

‘We’ means ‘me’ won’t work with God

My wife, Terry, is truly an impressive person as far as I am concerned.She is harmless as a dove, but wise as a serpent. She is subtle in a delicate a...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Work toward a successful life

Work toward a successful life

What makes a life successful?Is it dying while in possession of a great deal of money? Is it having a large family at your bedside in your final momen...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Don’t allow past associations dictate attitude

Don’t allow past associations dictate attitude

Editor’s note: Listen to the audio version of this column.I can still see the miniature farm scene on my eighth birthday cake — the barn, ...

January 18th, 2016 |  



God will judge the soul who sins

God will judge the soul who sins

It is surprising how often it happens. A conversation turns to matters of faith and religion, and there is general agreement that it is a good thing t...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Prints in snow-covered cemetery told compelling story

Prints in snow-covered cemetery told compelling story

It proved to be a long, arduous trip home. Snow had fallen all afternoon, but it was coming to an end. Several inches had accumulated. The road was sl...

January 14th, 2016 |  


It’s never too late for new beginnings

It’s never too late for new beginnings

This is an exciting time. It is the beginning of a brand new year — 2016.Some people like to make New Year’s resolutions or promises to th...

January 14th, 2016 |  


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 |