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The process of surrender

on Tuesday, 21 April 2020. Posted in Faith, Opinions

One of the hardest things for human beings to do is surrender to something that they would prefer to have control over. Maintaining control for some can be an obsession that can lead to decisions that are not the best for everyone involved. This is why it

Fight against cancer goes virtual

on Tuesday, 21 April 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

This Saturday would have been a big night at Freedom Florence Recreation Complex. There would have been food, fun, games, entertainment, luminaries, a survivor’s walk, and hundreds of supporters completing laps in memory or in honor of cancer victims or s

Confinement: A blessing or a curse?

on Tuesday, 14 April 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

They never heard of an unemployment check and certainly not a pandemic check. With every morsel of food generated from the soil under their feet, every meal made from scratch, multiple mouths to feed, water to tote, laundry by washboard, along with the a

Enter into rest

on Tuesday, 07 April 2020. Posted in Faith, Opinions

In spite of what the world may be going through at this time in its existence, the name of the Most High is to be praised! More than your complaints and fear, the Most High is to be glorified in all the earth. While we are quarantined in our homes and hav

Support your local businesses

on Tuesday, 07 April 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Two words: Shop local. You have heard this plea many times before, I’m sure. You need to hear it again. Now, more than ever, our local businesses and establishments need our support. I assure you not one has been immune to the damaging effects of the COVI

The bigger they are, the harder they fall

on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. Posted in Faith, Opinions

Battles in life are something that we all have in common. They may not be the exact same battles, but battles none the less. Sometimes we are equipped and other times we are caught off guard and unprepared. Father God knew we would encounter such adversit

A lesson in appreciation

on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

“I can’t wait until this thing is over and we can get back to normal.” How many times have you overheard someone say this during the past few weeks? How many times have you found yourself saying those same words, either to someone or mumbling them to your

The danger zone

on Tuesday, 24 March 2020. Posted in Faith, Opinions

While doing a little last minute run to the grocery store, I ran into several acquaintances who were so intense about their shopping. I heard one say that she had never in her 55 years of life gone through anything remotely like what we are facing curren

Golf a grand way to avoid coronavirus?

on Tuesday, 24 March 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

As if all the duffers and hackers out there need another reason to grab their clubs and make a b-line for the nearest links. It appears the game of golf may be just the thing to escape the coronavirus madness that has staked its claim to our sanity. Accor

God did it again

on Tuesday, 17 March 2020. Posted in Faith, Opinions

Many of you are aware that there are more than the sixty-six books in the Bible. Several books were removed but were referenced in the King James version. One of those books is called the book of Jasher (Yasher) that is referred to in Joshua 10:13. You ca

A column offering food for thought

on Tuesday, 17 March 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Editor’s Note: As of Sunday, these events were still scheduled to take place. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, many events have been cancelled. Please check with the sponsoring organization of each event. If you’ve got a hankering for some great BBQ and

Remembering Jim Faile: One of the good ones

on Tuesday, 10 March 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

My friend and co-worker Jim Faile was a man of few words, except when it came to reporting the news. Jim didn’t talk much. He preferred to measure his words, which is a wise practice by any measure. When he did speak it was often a well thought out questi

Expectation vs. hope

on Tuesday, 03 March 2020. Posted in Faith, Opinions

Although our winter was relatively mild, most of us are anxiously awaiting a peek of spring. I just told my husband that there is something about a nice, warm day that makes you want to take a ride somewhere. Now you and I both know that was a hint and I

Getting a REAL ID is going to be a REAL pain

on Tuesday, 03 March 2020. Posted in Columns, Opinions

No one, I mean no one, likes going to the department of motor vehicles. If they say they do, they are either lying or something is very, very wrong with them. For those wishing to travel by plane or visit a military installation after October, a quick (Ha

When it doesn’t make sense

on Tuesday, 25 February 2020. Posted in Faith, Opinions

Abraham was given specific instructions to leave his family and familiar surroundings to go to a place that he had never been. Although Abraham had a relationship with Yah (God), I can imagine he did have some questions. When he went to tell his family to
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