Western shows full of cliches

I think one of the reasons I love Westerns of both the big screen and television variety is that they’re so predictable and loaded with clich

Ultimate love comes from God

“Love never fails” 1 Corinthians 13:8 (NIV)

Seven things not to say to your picky eater

Picky eater illustration

Jeremy Olson Do any of these sound familiar? Clean your plate or no dessert! Why do you have to be so picky? There are starving people in China! If so, then you’re likely a parent who has gone to battle at the dinner table with kids who refuse to eat the meals prepared for them. […]

Child Sense: Tips for making a trip to the beach enjoyable for your child

Priscilla J. Dunstan Summer is often associated with going to the beach, and having fun with your children in the sun, surf and sand. Understanding your child’s sensory needs will make the experience even more enjoyable. The tactile child will take great delight in playing in the openness of the beach. As soon as their […]

God’s love keeps us on his leash

Debra Whittington “Blessed is the one whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.” Job 5:17 (NIV)

Actions express love better than words

Leonard Lauriault During the movie “On the Waterfront” (1954), Edie Doyle says to Terry Malloy, “I didn’t say I didn’t love you. I said to stay away from me.” Then there’s this guy whose wife complained that he never said he loved her. His response was that he’d told her he loved her when they […]

Daylight saving time flies

Russell Anglin What a difference an hour makes. I could care less what the Hawaiians, the Arizonans and the Russians may think about daylight saving time. When it works in my favor, I love it. Setting the clock back one hour Sunday meant an extra hour of sleep and I felt refreshed and vibrant when […]

God uses his creation to demonstrate his love

Leonard Lauriault My wife found a clump of grass growing in the shape of a heart with a similarly shaped dead spot in the center so that the green fringe formed a valentine (believe it or not, but I have pictures). It was a sweet moment beyond causing romantic thoughts of valentines in September. First, […]

God’s love lets our souls take flight

Leonard Lauriault

Notes from the Church Lady: God’s love transcends popularity

Debra Whittington