March 31 | 3:02 AM | Comments (0)
I am ever indebted to readers of what I try to write. As a teenager, I started covering high school sports events for The Macon Telegraph and News. My very first story was scheduled to be published in next morning’s paper.
Posted 3/24/2013 | Comments (0)
Looking at some interesting events, I came across a news story that revealed that an oil well was discovered on a church yard in Ohio.
Posted 3/17/2013 | Comments (0)
It was in elementary school art class.
Posted 3/10/2013 | Comments (0)
A speaker at a preaching institute said that today’s preachers are susceptible to three major temptations: “To shine, whine and recline.”
Posted 3/3/2013 | Comments (0)
Warren E. Buffett’s conglomerate is buying food giant, H.J. Heinz for about $23 billion, adding ketchup to its lineup of prominent brands.
Posted 2/24/2013 | Comments (0)
The not previously expected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI has made the announcement a shock to the more than 1.2 billion Catholics all over the world.
Posted 2/17/2013 | Comments (0)
Many men of science look with alarm upon nuclear explosions and warn of the dangers connected with radioactive fallout.
Posted 2/10/2013 | Comments (0)
When weather forecasters are wrong, should they be punished?
Posted 2/3/2013 | Comments (0)
A three-column headline in a recent issue of a newspaper in another state read: “Church Parsonage Moved Without A Single Crack.”
Posted 1/27/2013 | Comments (0)
Memory, as long as it lasts, can take you back to vividly experienced events that touched your life.
Posted 1/20/2013 | Comments (0)
I like the unusual. Through many years of writing, I have been more attracted to that which is outside the boundaries of the usual, routine and ordinary happenings of life.
Posted 1/13/2013 | Comments (0)
In the interest of creating a better understanding of what a minister is actually saying, I offer the following examples which belong to a “preacher’s language.”
Posted 1/6/2013 | Comments (0)
In a phone call from a friend in Mississippi the other day, he reminded me of the old story about two men in the deep woods hunting bears.
Posted 12/30/2012 | Comments (0)
With only a couple of days remaining until Christmas, last-minute shoppers are hard at the task of finding an appropriate gift for everyone on their lists.
It goes without saying that many young mothers with small children “helping them” make and bake a Christmas cake face unusual challenges.
Posted 12/16/2012 | Comments (0)
A few days ago, I went to my doctor for a six-month checkup and physical examination.
Posted 12/9/2012 | Comments (0)
Perhaps we need to add a few well chosen words to the popular yuletide song that goes: “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas.”
Posted 12/2/2012 | Comments (0)
In the longtime popular comic strip “Peanuts,” Lucy asks Charlie Brown, “Why are we here on earth?”
Posted 11/25/2012 | Comments (0)
As we enter the days leading to the wonderful observance of Thanksgiving, it would be well to examine our attitude of gratitude.
Posted 11/18/2012 | Comments (0)
Now that the presidential election is finally over and done with, I have heard some say, “Well, now maybe we can get back to normal.”
Posted 11/11/2012 | Comments (0)
Well, at long last, the presidential campaign is ending. It will be over on election day, Tuesday. And not a minute too soon.