Gifts wrapped with indestructible ribbon

Gifts wrapped with indestructible ribbon

The most valuable gifts I’ve been given simply integrated into my being like foam forms on a root beer float, bubbling from within as the glass ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Different ways to Thanksgiving

Different ways to Thanksgiving

Is Thanksgiving still celebrated in the same manner as depicted by Norman Rockwell? I like to think so, especially if you have a large family that gat...

November 17th, 2017 |  


A closer look at ‘Your Kingdom come’

A closer look at ‘Your Kingdom come’

One of the most famous of prayers is that model prayer, taught by Jesus, which begins, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your Kingdo...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Commandment Number 9 is for Paw Paws, too

Commandment Number 9 is for Paw Paws, too

If you have grandchildren that live close enough to be seen on a regular basis, count yourself fortunate. Terry and I have seven grandchildren to this...

November 16th, 2017 |  


A look at Psalm 23

A look at Psalm 23

One of the readings for this week is the 23rd Psalm. I know most of you have heard Psalm 23. It is probably the best known and most beloved of the Psa...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Seeking God daily through prayer

Seeking God daily through prayer

In times of trouble and stress, the need for rest becomes all-the-more apparent. How rare it is for us today to make a space in the busyness of life t...

November 16th, 2017 |  


The enemy desires to keep his motives secret

The enemy desires to keep his motives secret

Today, I’m writing about indirect opposition—opposition from an enemy who desires to keep his or her motives secret. Indeed, Nehemiah find...

November 16th, 2017 |  


The Great American Smokeout

As the holidays draw ever closer, one special event coming this month is the Great American Smokeout. This is a national effort to promote the quittin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Your view

Dear Editor,I believe the Ohio Valley has become the Valley of Lost Souls. I firmly believe everybody on drugs has become a lost soul and the Ohio Val...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Circle your soul with rubies

Circle your soul with rubies

I loved feeling the soft hippopotamus on my cheek as I lay my head on him. Multi-colored like Biblical Joseph’s coat, it wasn’t gray like ...

November 13th, 2017 |