Saturday, September 23, 2017

Funny things kids say: Politeness helps to open doors

A little boy who will be 2 in October is already coming up with quotable quips and comments and interesting word usage. For example, “please”...

Lewis and Ellie Hubble to celebrate 50th

Lewis and Ellie Hubble of 1413 Kenwood Drive, Bluffton, Indiana, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, Sept. 23,...

A penny saved is a person helped

Devastation, loss, destruction. Thousands of people have been left without homes recently after Hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Our hearts go out to those...

Examine your relationships

(Part two of two parts) Some relationships can begin to cost too much; emotionally, physically, mentally, or even financially. You would like to nurture a...

Show off the final picks from your garden with a paper bag bouquet

By DONNA ERICKSON --- Brown bag it! Or, use any color bag you want as a unique “vase” for a bouquet of fall blooms from your garden...

Time to Take a Devotional Break 09-16-2017

HOMECOMING This week my school celebrated Homecoming with theme dress-up days, Wednesday evening activities, and even a Friday afternoon pep rally. People of all ages...

Breaking up may bring smiles … at the age of 6

My friends, Gloria and Roberto of Ivrea, Italy, have a darling granddaughter, Alicia, 7, who lives in Spain. Currently Gloria and Roberto are on...

Examine your relationships

(Part one of two parts) Use the “end of summer” wisely. Examine a few of your relationships. Now is a good time to ask, “why...

Funny things kids say: Treasured dresses help preserve memories

A grandmother, Vicki Inniger of Kendallville, still has five or six dresses that she wore from about age 1 year to about 24 months....

Gloria and Daniel host church

The first church Sunday at our house is passed. It was a new and interesting challenge for us to host church at our house....