A few days ago, I watched a video of Greg and Renee Hampton’s granddaughter, Laney, watching a lady bug. Her interest was intense, her fascination genuine. She called, “Come back!” as the little bug crawled away. It was a reminder of the vast playground that nature provides all children.
Where do you start when trying to compose words about the resurrection of Jesus Christ? It can't and shouldn't be easy. So, let's go back to another John - one much better with words than I've ever been.
The Gospel of John 20:1-9
I love marshmallow Peeps. I’m certainly not the only one. Peeps are the versatile confection candy. You can eat, smash, microwave, deep fry or roast them on a stick. You can also make historically accurate Peep diorama’s, Peep jousting, hide and go Peeps and Peepshi-sushi made out of Peeps.
Easter is an important day for the Christian world, and on Sunday, it arrives once again. At my house, Easter is a time of thanksgiving, church service, and family gathering.
What did the ancients have to tell us? "Not much", some would say, "we've had too much progress since their time: the computer, internet, silicon chip, fly swatter, electric toothbrush...and all that."
It is easy to be overly critical of St. Peter the Apostle. We read of St. Luke's account of events leading up to the crucification of Jesus and we encounter the Peter that denies three times even knowing Christ.
Growing up, I never did much cooking. My sister-in-law, Charlotte, tells stories of standing in a chair cooking things for dinner after she got home from school each day. Garey’s mom, Agnes, worked a public job at the time. Charlotte was age seven when the responsibility of preparing some of t
I know I refer to my kids often. As I have stated before, they are my gifts from God. Many times they have taught me, rather than me always teaching them.
Morgantown’s Comprehensive Plan is being updated. This document, required by law, has been an ongoing project for almost a year. BRADD has worked in open sessions with the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council. The document is currently in draft form, awaiting edits then adoption.
Our need to be loved is strong. Many times it overrides our good sense and responsibility. In families we see the bad parenting aspect: It's easier just to let kids grow up. "go out and play. Just stay out of my hair." Then the selfish parent factor: "If I don't let th