November 10, 2018

“I will sing the Lord’s praise, for he has been good to me.” — Psalm 13:6 (The Bible, New International Version)

How do you continue to pray when God is silent? When God seems far away, what do you do? What do you do in the case of chronic illness, when the pain simply…


November 03, 2018

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” (Ecclesiastes 4:12)

I love word games and puzzles. My favorites are crossword puzzles and cryptic quotes. If you know me, you know I am also prone to making puns. Since I am a…


November 03, 2018


First Christian Church. The church will have an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Cost is $5. Proceeds will benefit various projects. 

Bay Branch A.M.E. Zion Church. The church will observe Anna L. Anderson Day Red and White Tea at…

October 20, 2018

“Not a blacksmith could be found in the whole land of Israel …” (I Samuel 13:19)

The famous poem by Longfellow entitled “The Village Blacksmith” reads in part:

“Under the spreading chestnut tree the village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man is he, with…


October 13, 2018

“All you need to say is simply ‘yes’ or ‘no’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.” — Matthew 5:37 (The Bible, New International Version)

I bet he is regretting it now. Did you see it? In the recent hurricane coverage, a television reporter…


October 06, 2018

"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won't you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?” (Luke 14:28)

In 2017 I went with a friend to the LPGA Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Virginia. The golfers were amazing. In Gee Chun from South…


September 29, 2018

“In the Lord I take refuge. … For the Lord is righteous, he loves justice; the upright will see his face. — Psalm 11:1a, 7 (The Bible, New International Version)

What does a righteous person do when all around them is unrighteousness? How can you handle life with those who…


September 22, 2018

“Help, Lord … everyone lies to his neighbor; their flattering lips speak with deception. ... O Lord, you will keep us safe and protect us from such people forever.” — Psalm 12:1-8 (The Bible, New International Version)

Lying does not matter. Right? Research shows that…


September 01, 2018

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters....” — Colossians 3:23, The Bible, New International Version.

This Monday is Labor Day, a legal holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. Labor Day is a celebration in…


August 25, 2018

“Children are a heritage from the Lord.” — Psalm 127:3 (The Bible, New International Version)

“Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”’ — Matthew 19:14…

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