There are days that the calling of a pastor is a difficult thing to bear: watching people you care for suffer, seeing the world become increasingly divided and trying to bring a little light in what seems like overwhelming darkness.
The chill in the air has many looking at their tomato plants, and all of that green fruit hanging from them, and wondering if they’ll have enough time to ripen. Luckily, there is no frost in the forecast, and we’re supposed to get warm weather again, so you may have a bit more time. But, our first frost will be upon us soon enough.
How many of you remember the Crosby, Stills and Nash song, “Teach Your Children Well”? OK, I must admit that song was a little before my time, but I do remember Whitney Houston echoing these same sentiments in her composition, “The Greatest Love of All.”
Q: My wife and I were flipping through the TV channels recently and came across an old episode of “Barney Miller.” We both are wondering who played the distinctive bass line on the “Barney Miller” theme?
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Oct. 29 through Nov. 4:
All week farmers have been plowing the fields, gently folding the last green leaves into the dark dirt and turning the stripped tobacco stalks into sod.
Marriage licenses issued recently by the Register of Deeds include:
A number of breast cancers have been found by women during a routine self-examination of their breasts.
“Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” James 4:7
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, in Spiritual Literacy, tell the humorous story of a Hindu, a Rabbi and a man who was a perpetual critic
What is your favorite movie?: “The Notebook”
What is your favorite book? The Holy Bible
Going to see the opening performance of Temple Theatre's wonderful play "Dracula" in the middle of a bright, sunny day was somehow incongruous — but as soon as we made our way into the audience, the distraction of a cast member acting in a bizarre manner onstage made us feel much more creeped out.
While “Dracula” is giving audiences a fun fright on the Temple Theatre stage, the Sanford Brush and Palette Club is featuring another type of art elsewhere in the venue.
In the morning, the Sanford delegation met for an early breakfast to be ready for the opening session of the Wuxi International Sister Cities Forum at 8:30 a.m.
Spring-flowering bulbs have been on garden center shelves for weeks, but the real season for planting them begins in late October.
It’s amazing just how much “stuff” we can accumulate around the house. Many of these items can be donated, sold at a garage sale or simply tossed in recycling or trash containers.
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Oct. 22-28:
Q: Can you tell me who played the guitar solo in Steely Dan’s “Reelin’ in the Years”? It is my favorite guitar solo ever. What other songs did the guitarist play on?
A Native American woman said to her grandson: “I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is angry and vengeful. The other wolf is loving and compassionate.”
When a woman develops breast cancer, one of the very first questions her doctor asks is, “Do you have a family history of the disease?”
When adversity knocks on your front door, how will you handle it? The difficulties you face have the power to develop your character and give you strength. Or, they can totally defeat you.