Thoughts on celebrating the Fourth

Thoughts on celebrating the Fourth

As we proceed from the holiday weekend into the actual Independence Day celebration on Tuesday, here is an assortment platter of thoughts about Americ...

June 30th, 2017 |  


The high price of freedom

Peggy Garner had a deeper and different understanding of liberty than Patrick Henry—he who famously shouted “Give me liberty or give me de...

June 30th, 2017 |  


The way, the truth and the life

The way, the truth and the life

GPS devices are certainly amazing and seem to have largely replaced the old traditional, fold out maps that once provided direction while traveling. W...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Have respect for the freedom

Have respect for the freedom

What many of us share together is a great appreciation for the freedom we have here in the United States of America. But, there is a sidebar to the ap...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Freedom isn’t free

Freedom isn’t free

All the flags we will see this week remind me we will celebrate a very important holiday on Tuesday. How many of you know what holiday we will celebra...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Restore – Your turn, God’s turn

Restore – Your turn, God’s turn

“He restores my soul…” (Psalm 23:3 ESV).The Hebrew word being used for “restore” is shûb, meaning “turn”...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Risk leaving your ‘comfort zone’

Risk leaving your ‘comfort zone’

When I was about nine years old, I happened to run across a book by Walter Farley called “The Black Stallion” in my elementary school libr...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Store the fat, relish the dessert

Store the fat, relish the dessert

I was fork-deep into my second piece of carrot cake and a few sips into my cabernet. I deserve this indulgence I thought, the buttercream icing caress...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Smithsonian scholar to portray Amelia Earhart

The ever-intriguing life of Amelia Earhart once again made headlines in November 2016, as a USA Today article reported that researchers had uncovered ...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Amazing response to tough situation

Amazing response to tough situation

Just when the world seems to be tottering on the brink of chaos, people do and say some amazing things to remind us that maybe there’s some hope...

June 24th, 2017 |