Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

It’s been said, and often repeated, that home is where you go when you have no other place to go and they have to take you in. Of course, that a...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Do you appreciate your pastor?

Do you appreciate your pastor?

On Tuesday, Beth and I enjoyed the fellowship of about 70 other pastors from the area as guests of Loving Care Hospice and Home Health’s Second ...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Glazed apple pie and asking the Amish Cook

Glazed apple pie and asking the Amish Cook

Editor’s Note: Having traveled to Amish communities across the USA, the issue of electricity varies widely and is often misunderstood by the gen...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Eating placenta after birth not recommended

Eating placenta after birth not recommended

I’ve heard that consuming your placenta after giving birth can help new mothers with postpartum depression and ease pain. Is that true?The place...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Why I am suspicious of all yard sales

Why I am suspicious of all yard sales

One of the passions that I really do not have is going to yard sales. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is another story.It is my sincere belief ...

October 13th, 2017 |  


God forgives and he forgets our sins

God forgives and he forgets our sins

I heard the story of three guys. They were in their 20s and decided to go out for lunch one day. Being young, they were also limited on funds, so they...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s baby brother gets hitched

Gloria’s baby brother gets hitched

How can one put so many feelings into words? My heart filled with joy as I watched my baby brother, now 22, join hands with the beautiful bride by his...

October 6th, 2017 |  


The chatter about cheat days

The chatter about cheat days

My co-workers mentioned something about cheat days and weight loss during lunch today, but I’m not sure what they meant. What were they talking ...

October 6th, 2017 |  


One good deed deserves a kick in the pants

One good deed deserves a kick in the pants

Have you ever had the feeling that any good deed you try is counteracted by a good swift kick in the pants?I recently grabbed a quick lunch at a local...

October 6th, 2017 |  


What makes you smile?

What makes you smile?

When I took my trip to Virginia and North Carolina last month, I had a smile on my face most of the time. The natural beauty of the landscape had a lo...

October 6th, 2017 |