Staying in the swing of busy Tuesdays

For many years, Tuesday morning has been dedicated to writing this column. After breakfast, devotions and making my bed, I go directly to the computer...

October 1st, 2020 |  


About home invasions that turn into a blessing

Like you, I’ve heard and read about home invasions. But never (I repeat, NEVER) did I think it would happen to me.I was expecting my contractor ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Despite the masks people are reaching out during COVID

In these days of wearing masks to help stop the spread of coronavirus, it sometimes becomes quite challenging to recognize as well as to be recognized...

September 17th, 2020 |  



Renewing friendships born of service to God

Received a phone call Sunday evening from a strange number. It’s a wonder I even answered. A missionary friend from Ecuador was at her brother&#...

September 3rd, 2020 |  


New school year brings trip down memory lane

Every August I watch as children, teens, parents and teachers prepare for the new school year. Preparations changed this year as they go back to new a...

August 26th, 2020 updated: August 26th, 2020. |  


Ensuring that students can learn safely and effectively

Ensuring that students can learn safely and effectively

With the new school year set to begin for many Ohio students, we need to ensure that our communities have the support and resources they need for our ...

August 23rd, 2020 |  


The ‘joys’ of physical therapy – they too shall pass

With shoulder replacement three weeks in the past, physical therapy now enters the picture.The surgeon evaluated my recovery as being “way ahead...

August 19th, 2020 |  


Stuck in an elevator – quite the quandary

Our church is now a composite of three churches being the host church in a merge with another small country church. Both congregations believed they w...

August 13th, 2020 |  


Change with but a moment’s notice, and much to do

Sometime early this year, when we were first beginning to hear about coronavirus, I met with my orthopedic surgeon about a shoulder problem. X-rays an...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Sometimes it can be a cat and dog world

When I adopted Jackie, I brought her into a household already accommodating one cat – Peanut. The two looked really good together as both were m...

July 30th, 2020 |