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Current actions produce delayed results

Subscriber onlyThe phone rang. Looking at the caller ID, I answered, "Howdy Paul." Continue reading...

Eyes, the windows to who we really are

Subscriber only"Have mercy! This thang's killin' me!" Continue reading...

Together our community wins

Subscriber onlyThe distinguished writer Oliver Wendell Holmes received a lesson in humility one day from an unlikely source. He was out for a stroll, and a little girl overtook him. They walked together for a time. When the girl mentioned it was time to go home, he said, "Tell your mother, when she asks you where you've been, that you've been out walking with Oliver Wendell Holmes." Continue reading...

50 years of true love

Subscriber onlyMy Precious Carol and I have finally completed 50 years of wedded bliss -- well, MOSTLY bliss. We, as all married human beings, have had a few ups-and-downs in our married life; but the downs were short-lived. Why? I'll tell you why in a minute, but first I want to tell you a story that only our immediate families and Pastor Dan Hughes, know. Continue reading...