Life’s Lessons

My nephew has very recently been hired as an entry-level fireman. He has been working toward this for a number of years. First came EMT training; then...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

On the way home from a recent mission trip to Kentucky, I missed my wallet. I had carried it in my waistband pack but when I reached for it, it was no...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

Socks, the resident cat at my house, hadn’t been well for quite a while. He had gone from being a 22-pound cat to under nine pounds. He couldn&#...

November 2nd, 2018 |  



Life’s Lessons

Shall I throw a temper tantrum? It seems a fitting place to do just that because, you see, I don’t want to chronicle the story God has told me t...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

In preparation for a six-day mission trip to an area of Kentucky I had never visited, I brought my travel case in from the garage. Kelly took immediat...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

With the announcement that Little Sisters of the Poor has the Sacred Heart Home in Oregon, Ohio, up for sale, everyone there is feeling a bit to a lot...

October 6th, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

If I were to ask, you would probably say you are a truthful person. And I would believe you. But are you truthful all the time?Many of you are older n...

September 27th, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

During the lengthy period of my unemployment before I relocated to Fulton County, cousins offered a helping hand by having me and my roommate do some ...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

It’s interesting to watch Kelly drop right into her working mode in different situations.One night, when we stepped into a motel lobby, the only...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

These thoughts came to mind this week when a niece asked about my days working in the coal mines. Her question was, “When you worked in the coal...

September 8th, 2018 |