Finding a passage

Finding a passage

It is not uncommon for people, when approaching the Bible, to take the point of view that the verse in question (regardless of which verse is in quest...

April 13th, 2017 |  


A spiritual juggling act

A spiritual juggling act

My schedule like that of many, many people today is proving to be so crushingly crowded that I have a tendency to feel overwhelmed. It isn’t sim...

April 13th, 2017 |  


About that battle in your mind

About that battle in your mind

My mind can be a friend or an enemy. Recently, the latter seems more realistic.Every day, there’s a brutal battle in my brain. A battle between ...

April 13th, 2017 |  



Meet the voter

I’ve been observing the political atmosphere more lately than I have ever in the past, both on the state level and national level. I have never ...

April 11th, 2017 updated: April 11th, 2017. |  


Looking back on the legislative session

Looking back on the legislative session

The 60 day legislative session is nearing a close. Bills that have passed the House of Delegates have gone to the Senate for consideration, and the Se...

April 11th, 2017 updated: April 11th, 2017. |  


A restaurant became my front porch

A restaurant became my front porch

From the river rushing past to children chattering, the view from my booth at the restaurant reminds me of a front porch I once owned. There wasn̵...

April 10th, 2017 updated: April 10th, 2017. |  


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,A huge outpouring of appreciation is extended to the Point Pleasant City’s Administration for their assistance with the annual Easte...

April 7th, 2017 |  


A piece of nostalgia

Dear Editor,I find it sad and unfortunate that in the process of demolishing the old (Point Pleasant) high school and gym that the Board could not hav...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Lasting lessons of ‘The Great War’

Lasting lessons of ‘The Great War’

On this date a century ago, the United States had come to the end of the first week of its involvement in a conflict that until then had mostly involv...

April 7th, 2017 updated: April 7th, 2017. |  


The real thing

The real thing

The Son is shining in the Kingdom of Ever After. A rainbow, the sign of divine promise, perpetually encircles His throne as His face radiates a holy l...

April 6th, 2017 |