The tales of three bears

Years ago I was walking a well traveled, paved trail in a state park in Virginia. Alone, I was enjoying the quiet and the scenery. Then, coming around...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


The joy of grandchildren

I was enthralled the other evening to hear a neighbor replay how nicely his grandson reported on his recent mission trip to Philadelphia. He listened ...

July 15th, 2015 updated: July 15th, 2015. |  


Life’s Lessons

When I learned this jingle as a kid, I had some serious questions come to mind. What was a weasel? Why was the monkey chasing it? Why would the money ...

July 8th, 2015 |  



Metamora man named director at Wolf Creek

Lutheran Homes Society (LHS) recently announced the appointment of Jason Napierala as Executive Director for Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, a senior ...

July 6th, 2015 updated: July 20th, 2015. |  


God said ‘no’

Know what I really enjoy about writing these weekly columns? The times when a column is just burning in my heart to be written. That makes it SO easy!...

July 1st, 2015 |  


A job for Eve

I read this dog story in “Man’s Best Hero” by Ace Collins.A mail carrier found Eve, as she would be named, when she heard a faint wh...

June 24th, 2015 |