The most important person you’ll ever talk to

The most important person you’ll ever talk to

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.“Who’s the most important person you will ever talk to?” I ask my sophomor...

February 22nd, 2016 |  


Preventing debilitating diseases among women

Just about every minute, a woman dies of heart disease. But the majority of these deaths are avoidable.Social Security plays an important role in many...

February 19th, 2016 |  


Importance of having faith in God’s promises

Importance of having faith in God’s promises

There was a man named Abram in the Old Testament, Genesis, Chapter 15. He was a good man who owned many sheep and cattle. He lived with his wife, Sara...

February 18th, 2016 |  



Learn to listen with ears of faith

Learn to listen with ears of faith

When our children were much younger, it was not unusual that as the shadows of night deepened to darkness and the quiet stillness of slumber finally f...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Being spiritually patient is God’s expectation

Being spiritually patient is God’s expectation

Waiting on God is not so difficult a spiritual concept to understand. I have learned that it simply means giving God time to work things out.On the ot...

February 18th, 2016 |  


One is fully lost if ‘almost’ persuaded

One is fully lost if ‘almost’ persuaded

The apostle Paul stood on trial, accused of heresy and polluting the temple of God.Initially his ongoing legal battle had been undertaken by the Roman...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Old letters lead to lethal terrorism

Old letters lead to lethal terrorism

My own version of Antiques Roadshow, Downton Abbey, and the London Blitz began when my father was rummaging around Aunt Josie’s house in 1928.Sh...

February 17th, 2016 updated: February 17th, 2016. |  


Legislative update for week of Feb. 8 – 13

Legislative update for week of Feb. 8 – 13

New legislation to pass the House of Delegates this week included HB 4186. It was introduced by Mason County Delegate Scott Cadle, and was written to ...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Unzip your heart and heal

Unzip your heart and heal

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.I liked myself—that is, until I accepted that my flaws can’t make me any less pe...

February 15th, 2016 |  


Your Social Security benefits statement

It’s that time of year again: time to start preparing to file your taxes.If you receive Social Security benefits, one of the documents you will ...

February 12th, 2016 |