Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A Joyful Noise … DYING TO LIVE

DYING TO LIVE “Bluffton today is bearing a heavy burden of grief.” Friday, 108 years ago, two cars on the Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley traction...

Funny things kids say: Young student has ‘grade expectations’

Vi was playing with her granddaughter at a pool when a little girl came up. The little girl clearly wanted to play with them,...

It’s an outdoor birthday celebration!

It’s early Wednesday morning. The house is peacefully quiet, so I’m seizing the opportunity to get in touch with you all. Last night we had...

Divorce and finances

(Part one of two parts) No one starts a marriage thinking of divorce. And the process of divorce is not fun. Spouses, children, families and...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: REMEMBERING & FORGETTING

REMEMBERING & FORGETTING I’ve noticed something as time goes by: my “rememberer” seems to get weaker while my “forgetter” gains strength! Occasionally one of the children...

Funny Things Kids Say: Future teacher is starry-eyed

On the first day of pre-kindergarten Evelyn, 4, requested an “Elsa braid.” She said when she grows up, she wants to be, “A school...

Gloria beats us to the punch

It’s 1:00, Wednesday afternoon at our house. The church ladies and girls are all invited to our house for a few hours of fellowship....

What to do with all this paper

(Part two of two parts) We’ve been focusing on back to school and getting organized. Last week we focused on “what does your schedule look...

Blue Spruce bad choice for Indiana

Q: We have 5.5 acres with several hundred white pines, 7 blue spruce, and 2 red pines. Several of the blue spruce are dying....

Several children read 1,000 books

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