“Stand up for the truth of Christ; I would not have you be bigoted, but I would have you be decided.” ~Spurgeon
In March, Chad approached us with a request to begin courting a young lady we had been observing for a while, and after a time of prayer, Samantha and Chad formally began their courtship.
Twenty five years ago, I married a woman who has grown with me in The Lord and is more beautiful to me each day. “He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and favor from The Lord.”
We will mourn the dead—the two who have died. An innocent child. A bystander. It’s sad for all of us. We will not, however, mourn the 40 people who were murdered during the last 24 hours. We will not, however, mourn the 90 people who died in auto accidents in the last 24 hours. And we certainly will not hear… Read more »
We met Miss Lucille our first Sunday at church after moving to The Middle West over a decade ago. Already a widow, she warmly took us under her wing and we enjoyed many a root beer float sitting around the table at her house after evening worship.
Burning ditches is an early Spring ritual out here in farm country. It clears out the old, dead material so the new can grow in full and strong. There’s a lesson for life there, too.
The McGuffey readers helped unite the nation. They were excellent for their time, and still worth finding for home schoolers. They could never be adopted in a public school today. The first words of the Soviet first grade readers were “For the joys of our childhood we thank our native land.” The McGuffey readers began with “No man can put… Read more »