Leave that duck alone!

Leave that duck alone!

I have stated previously about growing up in Wardensville, West Virginia, in Hardy County. We lived in a house right on Trout Run. This particular str...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Love reigns in Ireland

Love reigns in Ireland

My trip to Ireland began with love and ended with a lovely, bittersweet goodbye. It was my honeymoon, after all, and I was swooning before the plane e...

March 20th, 2017 |  


35th annual art show approaching

35th annual art show approaching

Even though somedays with the fluctuating weather, we aren’t sure if Spring is on the way, it’s here according to the calendar and so are ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Their view

Their view

Robert Osborne’s passing from this mortal coil on March 6, 2017, at 84 leaves a void in the world of film appreciation that will be filled, but ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Failure doesn’t have to become a failed approach

Failure doesn’t have to become a failed approach

Judas and Peter: two disciples of Jesus, two members of the last supper, two unique sets of characteristics, two failures. We would do well to assume ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Do not be a church traxler

Do not be a church traxler

I grew up in the very small town of Wardensville, West Virginia. But, even Wardensville had a “suburb,” and it was call “The Sandfie...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Water and Spirit, working together

Water and Spirit, working together

We have been asked to deal with a question: In John 3:5, Jesus says that unless a man is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the Kingdom of ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


More than superficial spirituality

More than superficial spirituality

My children, over the years, have enjoyed my wife’s cooking immensely, almost as much as I do in fact. Comparatively, when their mother has on o...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Who was St. Patrick?

Who was St. Patrick?

Today, we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. It’s fun to wear green and color shamrocks, but do you know much about St Patrick, the man? I bet n...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Add a dash of genius

Add a dash of genius

Traversing life’s highway is like applying liquid eyeliner. The harder you push, the more smudged the center line becomes, but too light a touch...

March 13th, 2017 |