The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times

Have you been to a museum lately? It can be a lot of fun and the exposure to history is mind boggling. Many times I find exhibits that hit my heart as well as my head. Recently, my husband and I had the opportunity to spend a day at the Cincinnati Museum Center to view the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. If you...

My Own Little Saint

This week my husband, Mark, and I registered our daughter, Maddie, for high school. She is 100 percent ready. I am not. Maybe it’s the thought of my baby girl growing up. Or maybe it’s the still lingering questions the process has left me with. You see, for the past year, Maddie has been dead set...

A Truly Good-Hearted Man

I bid farewell to a dear friend on Tuesday. Larry passed away last Saturday at age 88. No one expected him to live that long. He’d had heart trouble since the late 1970s. Since he didn’t know just how long his ticker would keep ticking, he treated every day as a gift from God. Genuinely Good Larry was a...

What Makes a Friend?

What exactly makes a friend a friend? We know being connected via Facebook doesn’t mean someone is truly your friend. But I’m starting to believe that things we encounter on Facebook, and other social media outlets, might be more telling than we’d like to think. The 2012 US election cycle...

Stressed Spelled Backwards

Do you ever feel like you’re two straws past the one that broke the camel’s back? I consider myself to be pretty easy going. I don’t freak out too easily and I can usually manage to get done everything I need to within an acceptable time frame. So, when I do hit that breaking point…it is not good....

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