Remembering Barbara Bush and Robin

Remembering Barbara Bush and Robin

Only two women were both wife to a president and mother to a president. One was Abigail Adams, who died 200 years ago, Oct. 28, 1818; the other was Ba...

April 20th, 2018 |  


No place else I’d rather be

No place else I’d rather be

As you sat there last Monday morning, looking at the layer of snow on the ground in front of you and realizing Easter was behind you, everyone would h...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Honoring the honorable

Honoring the honorable

It is a flight several decades in the making.London’s Fred Parrott is very proud of being a United States Marine veteran.And well he should be &...

April 20th, 2018 |  



Take steps to prepare for disaster

Take steps to prepare for disaster

Now that it is officially tornado season and our area has already had one touch down, it’s time to review our family and workplace emergency pla...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Adapting old favorites to new tastes

Adapting old favorites to new tastes

My son, Daniel, was an omnivore for the first three decades of his life. He consumed his share of meat products (and maybe someone else’s share ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Gloria’s family grows again

Gloria’s family grows again

It was Saturday morning, the children and I were all eager to have daddy home for the day. After breakfast and family devotions Daniel headed out to d...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Spring cleaning checklist should include your fridge and pantry

Spring cleaning checklist should include your fridge and pantry

I’ve noticed that sometimes, my refrigerator has a stale odor. How can I determine what’s causing the smell, and most importantly, how can...

April 20th, 2018 |  


How ‘salty’ are you?

How ‘salty’ are you?

Last week we talked about being obedient to God and if we are, then God promises us the abundant life. That sounds like a pretty good “trade-off...

April 20th, 2018 |  


My somber longing for summer

My somber longing for summer

My favorite time of the year is summer and I don’t care what the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage says. Summer is what I live for especially h...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Desert days and nights

Desert days and nights

Life happens. I found myself softly repeating this little truth often recently. It happens when something so unexpected comes upon us that we feel lik...

April 20th, 2018 |