Life’s Lessons

The invitation to spend four, and possibly more, two-day time periods working in a mission field within a short drive from home went out to people alr...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Protecting Ohio business owners

Protecting Ohio business owners

We hear a lot about the importance of protecting consumers from shady lenders, but many people may not realize small businesses often fall victim to t...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

With the sale of the beloved Sacred Heart Home, an Oregon, Ohio, nursing home Kelly and I have visited regularly, spirits of residents, employees, and...

January 9th, 2019 |  



Life’s Lessons

We have been volunteers and casual friends at the same institution for about five years. We were the kind of friends you relate to, visit with on a ve...

January 4th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

With Christmas past, the celebration of the old and new years lies on our doorstep.I think it most difficult to end the year without mentally taking i...

December 27th, 2018 |  


Fighting for Ohio GM workers

Fighting for Ohio GM workers

If you love this country, you fight for the people who make it work — people like the workers at Lordstown.That’s why Senator Portman and ...

December 22nd, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

Reminiscing and Christmas – they seem to go together!The farmhouse that was our home had a coal burning furnace in the basement that required be...

December 22nd, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

Even as children, we didn’t live close to each other, but the summer visits when we stayed for a week with the other cousins developed long-last...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Life’s Lessons

Don’t ask me how it happened but the discussion arose in Sunday School class. Our teacher looked at me and said, “I know you worked in a p...

November 29th, 2018 |  


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 |