Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry was born October 18, 1926 in St Louis, Missouri. From the duck walk, his dynamic Blues-based guitar riffs to that iconic “Johnny B. Goode” riff, Chuck Berry is synonymous with Rock & Roll. He is, in fact, the father of Rock & Roll.
Recently I was reading a Christian devotional in which the author mentioned that we should strive to develop good qualities. This wasn’t a new concept to me; most of us have been taught from childhood to try to be a good person and to do the right thing.
In the Old Testament, Job wrote: “man is of few days and full of trouble.”
One of my favorite verses in the Bible is Mark 2 v27: “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath” (NIV). To put the verse into context, the Pharisees had criticized Jesus’ disciples for picking a few heads of grain on the Sabbath as they walked through a field.
Early mornings turned to late nights and spirited debate echoed through the House and Senate chambers as we closed in on the final days of the 2017 Legislative Session in Frankfort.
Four times in the New Testament, we read the statement that Pilate wrote and placed above Christ when He hung on the cross. (Matt. 27:37; Mk. 15:26; Lk. 23:38; Jn. 19:19). The statement over Him declared that it was “The King of the Jews” being crucified that day.
Oh the gorgeous peacock!. How I love taking my country drives and running across peacocks with their tails fanned and standing so bodacious, in all their glory.
DON'T JUDGE ME
Music videos on television are just about extinct these days. Sure, MTV, VH1, MTV Classic and CMT all have their morning blocks but they’re only a few hours. Once upon a time, I put a season pass on those blocks.
March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, is not only a day to honor Ireland’s patron saint, but also an opportunity to express Irish American identity. I don’t remember celebrating it as a child; but, when I taught school, it was a day of shamrocks and green or the threat of a pinch.