Back to school

Make your “back-to-school” routines go a lot more smoothly this year. Here’s how: 1. Make sleep a good thing in your household. Everyone gets to...

Summer Refresher

Where has the summer gone? I hear talk of school starting soon. It just cannot be true; or can it!? According to my calendar,...

Adult children

Most of us know what minor children need from a parent and from a family. Most parents of minor children are struggling to meet...

Summer Pet Care

It’s the dog days of summer. And summer can take a toll on your pet. Your pet depends on you for all care. It...

Summer, Money & Stress

Many people are unemployed or underemployed. Some are living on a tight budget. For some, it is difficult to buy food, purchase a house,...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: PILGRIMS AND FAITH

PILGRIMS AND FAITH This week marked another birthday in the life of our nation, and my thoughts turned to pilgrims throughout time. Not just the...

A new direction for Brickhouse

Carroll succeeds Hill as the executive director ...

A Joyful Noise … PRECIOUS MEMORIES

PRECIOUS MEMORIES More than 10 years ago, niece Rachel opened her “Slurpee Drink Maker” for her birthday. In the grainy picture that captured the momentous moment,...

A brief time out

Go ahead and call a brief time out. One could use a brief time out. Less stress. Visions of peace. Good health. Wholeness. Having...

A Joyful Noise … A FATHER’S LOVE

A FATHER’S LOVE The New Testament authors used the same Greek syllable to start two words: “pateo” and “pater.” But they should have nothing in common...