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RELIGION: "Christmas Pageants"

We know you're the best, the top contender in the facts and fiction of Christmas. Last year, you wowed your friends with Christmas trivia and with your knowledge of all things Christmas. You knew that there were not just three wise men, but that…
0 12-11-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Christmas Pageants"

This year I am sure it will be like all the past years of getting ready for Christmas at church. We will try and get the Christmas program off the ground only to be delayed again by rain, snow, sleet, or hail. The children will be sick, then the pastor…
0 12-04-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Giving Thanks"

Come midday Thanksgiving, many of us will sit down with family and friends to a big spread. And before bread is broken, before the turkey and stuffing is passed round the table, we will bow our heads, and someone will give thanks—for the feast before…
0 11-26-2014 in Religion by admin Read More ›

RELIGION: "WWII Revisited"

I am sitting here reading a new book that my step-father recently gave me. It is a book of WWII campaigns and it highlights the successes and failures of each battle, along with the statistics of each battle and of the entire war. I did not realize the…
0 11-20-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Saving Ebola"

Today I am sitting at my desk looking at a magazine highlighting the Christmas Charities one can give to, and am wondering how to choose. Of course, most of the charities have nothing to do with Christmas unless manatees were part of the manger, and…
0 11-13-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Happy"

The poor in spirit, those who see they are destitute, spiritually destitute without God, who mourn for their own sin, mourn for their estrangement from God—these are the blessed. Yes, these. The Blessed. Not the Happy. I have seen "Happy" in…
0 11-06-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "The Trick to the Treats"

That faint noise you hear is the sound of pint-sized spooks, banshees, and vampires gathering on your lawn. They will soon be knocking at the door plastic pumpkins outstretched. Spare yourself the tricks and go ahead and give up the treats - the unhealthy,…
0 10-30-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Used or Useful?"

"Hollywood? You are going to Hollywood," I asked. "And how, and with what?" I continued. "You mean you are going to leave everyone you know and go off on some wild tangent." To which he replied, "I am going and I do not care…
0 10-23-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Little Things Matter"

Here in Van Horn we are blessed to have at least five RV parks in town and they bring in some of the best and most colorful people. Many of the RVers are retired and elderly so they will all have stories to tell. They will tell of their travels and of…
0 10-16-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Rapping Russians and Other Oddities"

I used to live in the inner city, in the worst possible scenario, in the ghetto land of despair. However, contrary to the news media's constant attempt to stereotype all those that lived there, I found that many interesting and fascinating people…
0 10-09-2014 in Religion Read More ›