As we enter June, we often think of officially entering the summer season. Many things take place in the summer – gardens, hay-cutting, various events, and the vacation from school for children. As summer is the more traditional time for vacation from work and for family va
It is said that “laughter is the best medicine” and Proverbs 17:22a tells us that “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine.” It is going on three weeks since our governor put us into self-isolation and longer if we were cautious before April 3. By now, folks might be gett
Ecclesiastes 3:1 tells us that “To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” Time is that resources that most of us complain that we don’t have enough of. We often give the excuse that “I just didn’t have time to do…..” With the current Sh
Covid-19 is already producing evidence of panic across our country to the extent probably not seen since the Great Depression. Even here in Clarke County, items are sold out in stores and churches with large congregations are not holding services. Folks are staying home. T
Twenty years ago, I often saw Neighborhood Watch signs on streets in towns that I traveled through. This program was started in 1972 through the National Sheriff’s Association as a program of crime prevention through neighborhood cohesiveness and collaboration – working toge
This year, Punxsutawney Phil, the official groundhog predictor of spring, did not see his shadow. The tradition for the last 133 years has been that if Phil did not see his shadow, we would have an early spring. Here in Mississippi, I think that is proving true. In Februar
I recently read an interesting story about a dream a pastor had that his church building was sagging, had holes in the roof, and the doors were warped. Yet his congregation continued to come to worship services, shaking hands, singing, etc.
Sometimes in life a woman just has to be like a mama bear and a man has to be like a stallion or “stud horse” as we like to say in the rural deep South. There are things in life that are rightfully ours and we need to have the gumption to take care of it and keep it – like m