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Saturday, January 20, 2018

JOY SYLVESTER-JOHNSON: When Love Hurts

Do we pray for folks in trouble to get God’s attention or do we pray so that we are in tune with what already...

DICK BAYNTON: “George”

A couple years ago, I shook hands with a stranger who said his name was George; he introduced his wife Pat. After the many...

LUCKY GARVIN: In My Path . . .

I don’t know when it started, this idea I want to talk about. It’s been quite some years gone when it came to me:...

DICK BAYNTON: A New Year of Expectations, Achievements, Excuses, Forecasts and Hopes

The New Year has come and we have 365 days to repeat our mistakes of 2017. Most organizations, including government will set goals and...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: The Last Christmas Tree

A trip to Walmart, $29.95, and I had bought my last Christmas tree.  I am not expecting to exit soon, but this artificial 4...

JOHNNY ROBINSON: Lessons and Inspiration From My Nieces and Nephews

Ok, so I don't have any grandchildren, even though I am certainly old enough to be a granddad. Perhaps before long I will reach...

Dick Baynton: A Little Tolerance For Christmas

Christmas is a holiday. All around our country and the wider world vast sums of money are spent on ‘Christmas’ trees and other decorations....

JEFF ELL: Relocated Wildlife

It’s illegal to relocate wildlife in Virginia. So if you have a nuisance raccoon or feral cat problem, and decide to use a live...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: The Seasons and The Spirit

Almost everyone will be asked, “Have you got the Christmas spirit yet?”  Indefinable with precision, we know what it is. If we were lucky...

H. BRUCE RINKER: Robin Hood’s Evil Twin

Collectively, the GOP is the personification of Robin Hood’s Evil Twin with Trump as the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham. With each threat, lie, fake...