Sunday, November 19, 2017

A Joyful Noise … Dead Reckoning

I try not to advocate for causes in this column - to carry a banner of social justice or equality or fairness. But I can...

In Dominica, Hurricane Maria was the ‘Tooth Fury’

Last month Hurricane Maria ravaged Dominica, a tiny island that was in the monster storm’s path on its way to Puerto Rico. A dear friend...

Time Management Issues

(Part one of two parts) Fall is a great time of year to get a little more organized; right before the big holiday rush. One...

Ivy reads 1,000 books before kindergarten

Ivy Selking recently completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program at the Wells County Public Library by reading and listening to 1,000 books with...

Showy hibiscus and mystery feathers

Q. Was wondering if you can identify this volunteer flowering plant. This is the second year it has come up. - H.G., Shipshewana, Ind. A....

Time to take a devotional break: What’s in a name?

Where did your name come from? Do you like it? Many of us have wished at some point that we were called by another...

Funny things kid say: Stop! Listen! Children say funny things

Kyler, 4, saw a stop sign and said to his mother, “I didn’t know they had stop signs in heaven.” His mother, Courtney, said,...

An abusive relationship

(Part two of two parts) Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a great time to become more aware of emotional abuse as well as physical violence....

Amish Cook answers reader’s questions

Over the past several months I’ve been blessed with numerous column readers who have made inquiries about various aspects of Amish life. Today I got...

Bereavement program Nov. 14

A program ­— “My friend died. Now what do I say and do?” — will be offered Nov. 14 in Bluffton. Family LifeCare will host...