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What Is Meaningful In Life?

Subscriber onlyLast week's column was titled "It's All About Perspective." So a few days after I wrote that column, I came across a comic strip that really emphasized that point. I always make sure I read the comics because not only can they amuse; they can also teach, as this one did for me. Continue reading...

I Appreciate Congressman Long's No Vote On Budget Vote

Subscriber onlyMembers of Congress are frequent depositories of criticism. Furthermore, I think most of us view such criticism as well placed more often than not. Though in all likelihood, we don't, in the same way, recognize when one of our elected representatives has done something worthy of our appreciation. I certainly fall into that myself. Continue reading...

What is Lent and how do Christians observe it?

Yesterday, Ash Wednesday, was beginning of Lenten Season

Subscriber onlyYesterday was Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten season for many Christians, especially those who hold to more traditional and liturgical forms of worship. Lent is 40 days long, corresponding to the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness, but extends over a period of 46 days because Sundays are not counted as part of the traditional Lenten season. Continue reading...

'It is good for us to be here'

Weekly Devotion

Subscriber only"And Peter answered and said to Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias. For he wist not what to say; for they were sore afraid." Mark 9:5-6 (Read 2-10) Continue reading...

God Is Charity

Subscriber onlyQuestion -- What word is mentioned 114 times in the New Testament -- but only two times in the Gospels? Continue reading...

Its All About Perspective

Subscriber onlySo did you watch President Trump's State of the Union address to the nation? Depending on your leanings, you either felt that he hit a home run or that he was a failure. And that was true of the different media outlets that are supposed to "report" the news and not put their slant on it. Yeah right! Continue reading...