Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS OPINION Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/OPINION http://mydailyregister.com/section/OPINION Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:17:16 EST 1800 April is Child Abuse Awareness Month http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152939943/April-is-Child-Abuse-Awareness-Month April is national child abuse prevention and awareness month and a time to remember that every Ohio child deserves to grow up in a loving and safe home. Unfortunately, too many are denied that opportunity. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:26:35 EST Search the Scripture http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152966697/Search-the-Scripture One of the marvelous things about the Bible is the way that it all ties together, though it was written by 40 or more different men, across a span of hundreds of years. Consider for example the person of John the Baptist. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:31:37 EST Whose judgment it is the counts the most? http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152941568/Whose-judgment-it-is-the-counts-the-most One reason people stay on an emotional edge so frequently is because they are overly concerned about what other people may be thinking about them or what other people may be actually saying about them. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:26:36 EST A Hunger for More http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152938027/A-Hunger-for-More As we enter once again another presidential election process, we can expect that one message that some will toss about is that of “positive change.” Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:01:40 EST God’s Kids Korner http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152937886/Gods-Kids-Korner You remember from our story last week about Thomas that Jesus appeared to the disciples several times after Easter. At first, the disciples were afraid. They thought they were seeing a ghost. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:01:35 EST (No heading) http://mydailyregister.com/news/letters/152945687/ Dear Editor,As we gladly welcome spring and the warmer weather that accompanies it, the Point Pleasant Bike Trail Project committee would like to encourage the citizens of Point Pleasant to get outside and be active. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:31:31 EST Our View http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152913475/Our-View Benjamin Franklin famously wrote in a 1789 letter about the U.S. Constitution that “in this world, nothing can be certain, except for death and taxes.”He should have added procrastination to the list. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:01:34 EST Taxes, ex-spouse benefits and you http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152729276/Taxes-ex-spouse-benefits-and-you GALLIPOLIS — April 14 is both Ex-Spouse Day and the eve of tax day. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:16:33 EST It’s no longer your mother’s crochet art http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152870850/Its-no-longer-your-mothers-crochet-art Could there, truthfully, be any question as to whether crochet art is making a comeback? Fri, 10 Apr 2015 23:41:37 EST God’s Kids Korner http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152793209/Gods-Kids-Korner Have you ever been told something and you just couldn't believe it was true? Thu, 9 Apr 2015 15:06:35 EST A Hunger For More http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152793084/A-Hunger-For-More Many Christians say that they want to have a more meaningful spiritual life and yet invest no significant effort in the cultivation of that deeper life. Thu, 9 Apr 2015 15:01:40 EST Christianity is packed with hope http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152817638/Christianity-is-packed-with-hope During the Easter weekend, Terry and I considered that this Easter would be the first in which none of the boys would be home.No daughters-in-law. No grandchildren. Just Terry and me here at the house. Thu, 9 Apr 2015 15:01:34 EST Search the Scriptures http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152838310/Search-the-Scriptures Jonah was sent to the nation of Assyria, to preach, after some prodding, in their capital of Nineveh. His message was simple, “Yet forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown.” (cf. Jonah 3:1-4) Thu, 9 Apr 2015 14:41:33 EST West Virginians should document their end-of-life wishes http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152763511/West-Virginians-should-document-their-end-of-life-wishes The good news is that West Virginians lead the nation in at least one positive health care statistic. Our residents are more likely than those in most other states to have filled out an advance directive such as a living will or medical power of... Mon, 6 Apr 2015 12:26:33 EST We don’t need another NAFTA http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152762512/We-dont-need-another-NAFTA Earlier this month I traveled our state, meeting with workers and businesses about the future of U.S. trade policy. Ohioans are sending one message, loud and clear: the last thing we need is another NAFTA. Mon, 6 Apr 2015 12:01:33 EST SAK testing initiative is resolving old cases http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152730800/SAK-testing-initiative-is-resolving-old-cases Victims of sexual assault whose attackers were never caught or even identified deserve the chance to heal and to have confidence those attackers will face justice. Fri, 3 Apr 2015 14:46:33 EST Curl up with our library on World Book Day http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152729139/Curl-up-with-our-library-on-World-Book-Day More than 100 countries will participate in World Book Day on April 23, encouraging people to explore the pleasures of reading. Fri, 3 Apr 2015 14:41:38 EST I am thankful to Christ for dying for me http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152692057/I-am-thankful-to-Christ-for-dying-for-me Jesus Christ died on a Friday about 3 p.m. Although I regret that He necessarily died on the Cross, I am thankful for His Death, exclusively so because He died for me. I bear reasons for thankfulness for His Death. Thu, 2 Apr 2015 15:31:35 EST Let God’s love to dawn in your life on Easter http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152691527/A-Hunger-For-More A long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away), while I was still a college student, I gave being a salesman a shot. Thu, 2 Apr 2015 15:16:36 EST In a world of tragedy, Jesus provides hope http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/152709418/Search-the-Scriptures In Luke 13, we read, “There were present at that season some who told Him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And Jesus answered and said to them, 'Do you suppose that these Galileans were worse... Thu, 2 Apr 2015 12:56:34 EST