One very frustrating day last week, I told God I needed an answer. The question to which I needed an answer was, “Why do I have so much trouble dealing with my family?” I know what you’re thinking. Why does anybody have so much trouble dealing with their family? I wasn’t being simple-minded w
In the long ago, Solomon said, “I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered” (Ecc. 1:14-15). This is a hard truth for many to grasp.
The podcast has its origins in 1980. It was first known as audio-blogging. With the advent of broadband broadband internet and portable digital audio playback devices such as the iPod, it began to really catch fire late in 2004. Combining the words iPod and Broadcasting, everybody and their br
Recently, my mom told me a story about her grandmother – one I had not heard before. During a flu epidemic, my great-grandmother helped people in her community who were sick and helped to “lay out” those who died as a result of the flu.
Even though she graduated high school over forty years ago, my sister-in-law, Charlotte, will never let my mother-in-law, Aggie, forget that she made her young daughter wear socks to school her senior year, instead of buying nylon hose for her like all the other girls were wearing at the time.
Abraham Lincoln once said, “No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.” George Washington was quoted as saying, “I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” In a time in whic
My second Snapple column has arrived. Why a column about Snapple, you ask? No, it’s a Snapple cap column. Here are a few more interesting tidbits that you probably wouldn’t ordinarily realize. I know I wouldn’t.
For many years, my late husband read The Old Farmer’s Almanac (with a yellow cover). I haven’t seen the 2015 issue of that publication. But, while shopping last month, I picked up the Harris’ Farmer’s Almanac 2015.
Yesterday, I spent the better part of an hour trying to make a cut-out snowflake the way my fifth grade teacher, Ms.
It is not uncommon for men to marvel at things. However, the Son of God marveling at something merits our attention. In two places in the New Testament, it says Jesus marveled. One time, Jesus marveled at men’s faith.