Christmas cheer and a generous gesture

Christmas cheer and a generous gesture

One of my published books is entitled “Blessed by the Boys.” It tells stories of things said by our boys and things they did. What they di...

December 10th, 2020 |  


COVID-19 not a hoax

For the past six months I have been a strong advocate for mask wearing to the point of obsession. I have gotten into arguments and shouting matches wi...

December 7th, 2020 updated: December 7th, 2020. |  


How people misunderstand life

How people misunderstand life

A certain minister wrote the following account:Angela sat slumped in a hurtful heap against the wall. Her red-haired head rested heavily on her bent k...

December 3rd, 2020 |  



Be sure to sign off on the Lord

Be sure to sign off on the Lord

My life has experienced dramatic change within the last six months. I have spent more time with doctors and time in hospitals than I have in my life. ...

November 26th, 2020 |  


Talking to yourself is okay

Talking to yourself is okay

Have you ever noticed someone who was talking to themselves and you thought they were nuts? Have you ever caught yourself talking to yourself and thou...

November 19th, 2020 |  


Tribute to Terry

Tribute to Terry

Nurse Ratchet (a.k.a. Terry) of the Branch household is having a dominating reign these days when it comes to administering medicines and giving order...

November 5th, 2020 |  


Be an overcomer

Be an overcomer

You want to be victorious in life? You want to live with peace? You want to live life with a mindset of happiness? You want to be a constant overcomer...

October 29th, 2020 |  


There is a passage significant for you

There is a passage significant for you

Last week I related the time in August when I coded while I was in the hospital and not expected to live. God restored me to life through the quick wo...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


When the Lord tells us to pray

When the Lord tells us to pray

I have been ill the last several weeks. During my most recent stay in the hospital, I had an incredible experience. Not long after being admitted to a...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Wright’s ‘farewell’ to local readers

Wright’s ‘farewell’ to local readers

As I spent my last Friday as Gallia’s senior reporter for Ohio Valley Publishing and the Gallipolis Daily Tribune, I took a last few, long momen...

June 5th, 2020 updated: June 5th, 2020. |