Watch out for the little ones

Watch out for the little ones

It is that time of year again. The hills are alive with the lush green vegetation and berries of all sorts and flavors ripening every day.It also mean...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Jeffrey E. Turner

THURMAN, Ohio — Jeffrey E. Turner, 48, Thurman, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2016, at his home. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 1,...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Seeing homeless people in Hawaii was unexpected

Seeing homeless people in Hawaii was unexpected

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Homeless in Hawaii.The lady had obviously wet herself. She was sitting on a bench in downtow...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Whay kind of heart do you have?

Whay kind of heart do you have?

It’s probably a very safe thing to say that this is definitely a generation that has heart.Yes, sir! We’ve got heart! Pass the warm fuzzie...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Jesus spoke well-seasoned words

Jesus spoke well-seasoned words

Jesus had high expectations of His followers.“You are the salt of the earth,” Jesus told them, indicating the influence He expected them t...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Don’t make excuses when it comes to Jesus

Don’t make excuses when it comes to Jesus

Have you ever made an excuse for something like why you were late for an appointment, why you didn’t have your homework, or why something wasn&#...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Let me tell you about my grandpaw

Let me tell you about my grandpaw

One of our daughters-in-law, Jessica, led her two oldest children, Kinsley and Zaven, into sending to me a grandpaw recognition for Father’s Day...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


The beautiful, deadly ocean

The beautiful, deadly ocean

It’s Monday, the first full day of a weeklong vacation at Myrtle Beach, and the ocean is sparkling and inviting. Children laugh as they bob in t...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Getting comfortable at 35,000 feet

Getting comfortable at 35,000 feet

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.I’m high on a plane — 35,000 feet high that is, and cozy with my coffee and my b...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Social Security benefits citizens outside U.S.

Over half a million people who live outside the United States receive some kind of Social Security benefit, including retired and disabled workers, as...

June 17th, 2016 |