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RANDY HUFF: On Disagreement, Motive and Dealing With The Issue at Hand

Charity can help avoid the mire of polarization Amazing how readily we find fault. Steven Covey said we get our "emotional jollies" by pointing out fault in others. I always...

MELINDA MYERS: Heat-Tolerant Beauties for Gardens and Containers

Boost the summer-long beauty and heat tolerance in your gardens and containers with new varieties...

SERWAN ZANGANA: May God’s Will ALWAYS Overpower My Will

Between God’s will and our free will, our lives continue on earth. The outcome of...

DEVOTIONAL: Eclipses Show God’s Handiwork…And Sense Of Humor?

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. ...

RANDY HUFF: Strolling, Stones and A Better Way

The stroll I often took in my growing up years recently came to mind. We...

The Trouble With Normal: “350” and the Future

After a light spring rain and the passing of not-too-distant thunder overnight, we packed up to head home from Mt. Rogers. Not three miles...

Down and Out on the Isle of Skye

We leave our bikes, with the constable’s blessing, leaning up against the weathered brick of the tiny, police station. The town of Broadford...

Our Take: Such an Almost Great Week for Us Old Fogeys

What an absolutely amazing week it was for all of us over the age of 35 . . . Almost. As an ever ripening-on-the-vine...

What Color are Your Wellies?

Last summer we sent yet another son off to college. I was totally relaxed as this was the second time we had been through...

Blessing of the Schools

Take the next few minutes and share a dream with me.  Either literally or in your imagination, relax in your backyard hammock, a...

No Marriage Can Survive Without This Essential Ingredient

Just recently, as a family project, we bought a boat.  Yes, I know the old saying, “the two happiest days in a boat owner’s...