God has something even better

God has something even better

He didn’t meet your expectations—that’s okay, now He will exceed them.I’m learning that I don’t want God to meet my expe...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Getting, and staying, on the path

Getting, and staying, on the path

Some time ago, in a personal time of devotion, I was reflecting on the will of God and where it falls in my plans and priorities. I wrote, “The ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Mud pies; John 9:1-14

Mud pies; John 9:1-14

Have you ever made mud pies? I used to make them when I was a child. It’s a little messy, but fun to do. You just mix dirt and water until it is...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


God has left us a witness

God has left us a witness

“Russel’s Teapot” is an argument advanced by the atheist, Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), which states that the burden of proof ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |