Opinion

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Min-Hsun Chiang, Associate Professor at Columbia University, describes the importance of vocabulary with a series of similes. I have selected four of my favorites of Dr. Chiang’s vocabulary similes.   A writer’s vocabulary is like a chef’s pantry and words…

A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy   What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear, all because we do not carry everything to God in prayer.   God has invited us to bring everything to Him that…

Write on

By sister alies   Some of you will know I do  little artwork as well as writing. I love to look at different styles of paintings but more perhaps, I love to consider all the multi-media works like collage, for…

A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy   At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, And…

Write On

By sister alies   I had a little feedback from last week’s article on ‘food scarcity’. Thanks for that! And DOLLAR GENERAL’S bananas 4/$1 were delicious and large. The $1.95 cantaloupe was also very sweet and tender. The point here…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Every year throughout the month of June, I’m impressed by the fact that it doesn’t get dark until approximately 8:30 p.m. It reminds me of the day when some radio stations, whose frequencies were on the AM broadcast band, signed off at…

Lessons Learned From My Father

Recently I’ve been thinking about all the things my father has taught me through the years.  With Father’s Day this week-end, it is a good time to give credit to the best (and hardest) teacher I’ve ever known. My dad…

Who has Sorrow

Pastor Steve Ellison   Reading through Proverbs monthly for 3 consecutive months has been a blessing.  Proverbs 23:29-35 is a very appropriate passage for the church today.  Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

I enjoy biographies, particularly those about people who are little known to me. Recently I was reading about Mary of Burgundy (1457-1482). I learned from the Webster Encyclopedia that she was the daughter and heir of Charles the Bold and…

A Thought for Today

By Missionary Ernestine Kennedy   For I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’