Honor veterans today and everyday

Honor veterans today and everyday

One-hundred years ago, just as World War I ended, the young American soldier could hardly speak without coughing and hacking so hard that he almost pa...

November 15th, 2018 |  


A hidden display of impeccable character

A hidden display of impeccable character

2 Peter 1:5-7 “Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowle...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Protecting our natural areas

Protecting our natural areas

There are many conservation organizations around the Dayton area working to preserve and protect the watershed of the Mad and Little Miami rivers. B-W...

November 14th, 2018 |  



Midterm takeaway: We need a lot more democracy

Midterm takeaway: We need a lot more democracy

I can’t be the only one who spent the night of the midterms tossing and turning. Though I managed to shut off the coverage and try to sleep, spa...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Another puzzlement

Another puzzlement

It seems to me that every so often I come across something that defies my understanding - you know, a situation that doesn’t make much sense - w...

November 13th, 2018 |  


How aristocracies are born

How aristocracies are born

Our country is on track to be run by the children of billionaires. Our ancestors recognized this and took action. We can too.This year’s stock m...

November 13th, 2018 |  


Are you afraid of fear?

Are you afraid of fear?

Fear. What is your response when you think about the following words that describe the fear feeling? Shock, distressed, anxious, alarm, panic, frighte...

November 11th, 2018 |  


Devotional: The Sign of Jonah

Devotional: The Sign of Jonah

“A wicked and adulterous generation looks for a miraculous sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah.” (Matthew 16:4)Here i...

November 11th, 2018 |  


Being trans in America was already scary

Being trans in America was already scary

A new federal order wouldn’t just deny civil rights protections to trans people. It would deny we exist altogether.I’m a trans woman, and ...

November 11th, 2018 |  


Improving the lives of people with dementia

Improving the lives of people with dementia

One of the key functions of the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is to help nursing homes and other long-term care providers in Ohio conti...

November 9th, 2018 |