My Daily Tribune- RSS OPINION Feed http://mydailytribune.com/section/OPINION http://mydailytribune.com/section/OPINION Sat, 30 May 2015 18:50:54 EST 1800 Appealing a decision: Check out improved online process http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153257316/Appealing-a-decision:-Check-out-improved-online-process Social Security listened to customer feedback and made the online appeals process even better. Now, people who disagree with our disability decision can complete their appeal using our improved online appeals process. Sat, 30 May 2015 16:21:34 EST Let those hands make beautiful music http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153789719/Let-those-hands-make-beautiful-music When I was in school, I remember playing a musical instrument called a clarinet. At times, it was a little difficult getting my fingers around where they needed to be placed to produce the beautiful sounds that were to come out of my... Sat, 30 May 2015 12:06:33 EST Bossard Library kicks off 2015 Summer Reading Program http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153762782/Bossard-Library-kicks-off-2015-Summer-Reading-Program GALLIPOLIS — This week, we officially welcome the sights and sounds of summer as we turn our calendar to June. Sat, 30 May 2015 00:16:35 EST Run spiritual race with endurance, not quickness http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153729114/Run-spiritual-race-with-endurance-not-quickness As a father, I have over the years often been implicated (I mean “involved”) in my kids' various sports activities. As a result, I have often been left reflecting on my own athletic endeavors in the past. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:41:35 EST The Gospel in a nutshell http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153729010/The-Gospel-in-a-nutshell Have you ever heard the phrase, “That's it in a nutshell?” It means that whatever is being discussed has been reduced to its simplest terms, so it's easy to understand. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:36:39 EST The law flows from Zion http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153772503/The-law-flows-from-Zion When the writer of the epistle to the Hebrews declares to the saints: “You have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering, and to the assembly of the firstborn who... Thu, 28 May 2015 15:01:33 EST Worms do not die there http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153749225/Worms-do-not-die-there I recently bought a certain product for my feet. My pharmacist told me I needed to be careful in the application of it because it contained cayenne pepper. I even read the directions for carefulness in using the product. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:11:34 EST May is Older Americans Month http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153553394/May-is-Older-Americans-Month May is a pretty special time of the year at our agency — it's Older Americans Month. Mon, 18 May 2015 21:46:34 EST God keeps landing us safely http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153476576/God-keeps-landing-us-safely Three men of the church and I recently ministered on a mission trip to the Philippines April 23-30. Thu, 14 May 2015 16:26:44 EST God’s gifts make us all see the bigger picture http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153437044/Gods-gifts-make-us-all-see-the-bigger-picture My path frequently intersects that of some who confide that they really want more of God in their lives. Thu, 14 May 2015 16:26:41 EST Jesus can lead way in maze of life http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153437062/Jesus-can-lead-way-in-maze-of-life Do you like working puzzles? I do, and I especially enjoy solving a type of puzzle called a maze. Thu, 14 May 2015 16:26:33 EST Support our youth, but beware of scams http://mydailytribune.com/news/letters/153473856/Support-our-youth-but-beware-of-scams At this time of year birds are singing, bees are buzzing and softballs and baseballs are flying all over the place. Wed, 13 May 2015 14:26:34 EST Foul balls don’t always play fair http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153399520/Foul-balls-dont-always-play-fair “Hon, look out!”That's all I remember shouting as my wife and a few other folks ducked for cover at Appalachian Power Park in downtown Charleston. Sat, 9 May 2015 04:51:36 EST A Hunger for More http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153364382/A-Hunger-for-More Journey long on the trail of relationship with God and you'll quickly notice that not everyone's feet tread the path exactly the same as yours. Thu, 7 May 2015 15:56:34 EST Get into the act with Older Americans Month http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153256582/Get-into-the-act-with-Older-Americans-Month In May, we recognize Older Americans Month to acknowledge older Americans and their contributions to the nation. Sat, 2 May 2015 16:11:37 EST Diverse directions can be confusing http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153074465/Diverse-directions-can-be-confusing I was making my way very well along Franklin Street in downtown Baltimore when, unexpectedly, Franklin Street ran out.Where was I supposed to go next? Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:41:41 EST God’s Kids Korner http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153178063/Gods-Kids-Korner One of my favorite fruits to eat is grapes, but do you know how grapes are grown? Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:51:35 EST To venerate men, not God, is contrary to Bible teachings http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153226925/Search-the-Scriptures It's a shame that some men demand that other men call them “Reverend.” It's even more of a shame that other men will do so, with so little thought given to what they are saying Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:21:37 EST Our View http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/153216473/Our-View The number “35” was tossed around quite a bit at Tuesday night's 69th annual Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce Spring Dinner. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:26:35 EST More participation needed for Day of Prayer http://mydailytribune.com/news/letters/153157124/More-participation-needed-for-Day-of-Prayer Dear editor,While reading today's Tribune, I counted 126 places of worship in Gallia County. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:16:36 EST