Plants need winter weather

Plants need winter weather

Most plants have a natural “sleep” period (called dormancy) during the winter, because actively growing plants can’t stand freezing ...

January 24th, 2019 |  


What is it about dogs?

What is it about dogs?

“Histories are fuller of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” Alexander PopeWhat is it about dogs?In the wild they search fo...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


A simple way to quit smoking

A simple way to quit smoking

It has been 55 years this month since the U.S. Surgeon General declared that “cigarettes may be hazardous to health.” I remember it well. ...

January 21st, 2019 |  



Why MLK Day is a premature celebration of a victory yet to be won

Why MLK Day is a premature celebration of a victory yet to be won

On some positions cowardice asks the question, “Is it safe?”Expediency asks the question, “Is it politic?”Vanity asks the ques...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Front row seat in Heaven

Front row seat in Heaven

Ephesians 2:4-7 “But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in our transgressions, m...

January 17th, 2019 |  


A carpenter I am not

A carpenter I am not

Someone once said, “Find something you’re good at, and stick with it.”For some of us, we’re still searching for what that may ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Commercial success? Highly unlikely

Commercial success? Highly unlikely

One of my favorite evening rituals is sitting down in front of the television and winding down before bed.I am usually tuned into reruns of The Big Ba...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Two floods and a wedding

Two floods and a wedding

Do you ever get an urge to jump in your car and go someplace on a moment’s notice? Well, that happened last year when our daughter and son-in-la...

January 15th, 2019 |  


More is not always better

More is not always better

“If I only had more,” said the people. How many of us have made (or thought) this very same comment? How many of us have envied or resente...

January 13th, 2019 |  


How about this idea?

How about this idea?

Wouldn’t it be great to have our leaders (at the top if you will) display a sincere desire to resolve the present government shutdown by sharing...

January 11th, 2019 |