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Celebrate Your Coupleness!

by Harold and Bette Gillogly Summer is a terrific time to celebrate being a couple! Life can get so intense, can’t it?  Maybe your life is full of a lot of “gotta’s.”  We’ve gotta earn a living. We’ve gotta take the kids to soccer. We’ve gotta mow the lawn. Perhaps your life is so full of “gotta’s” that you have pushed […]

What are Friends For?

by Harold and Bette Gillogly I guess this Seeds for Growth article grows out of our intensified sense of need we described in the HI-LYTER.  Perhaps it’s true you never realize the true value of something until you do without it for awhile.  Here in Nashville we have done without close friends for nearly a […]

To Be or To Do?

By Harold and Bette Gillogly You would think that with a Seminary education, many years of ministry as well as many years “under the belt” (and over half a century of marriage now), one would have only marginal life-changing lessons yet to apply – WRONG! Bette and I have learned a great deal over the […]

The Day I Knew I Knew

by Bette Gillogly I was hot and tired as I trudged back to the women’s dorm.  The afternoon was too warm for early October in the mountains of Southern West Virginia.  And after cleaning every bathroom on campus – without air conditioning, I might add – I was ready for an ice cold drink and […]

Home-land Security

by Patrick and Dwaina Six Writing this article created a lump in our throats, tears in our eyes and heaviness in our hearts. On 9/11/16 it will be 15 years since terrorists flew two jets into the World Trade Center towers, and one jet into the Pentagon. Flight 93 was apparently headed toward the White […]

Freedom to Fail

by Harold & Bette Gillogly The teacher was blunt, her words cruel.  “He has too many learning disabilities.  It’s a waste of time for him to even attend school here.”  Later, Ralph Showers overheard his Grandmother soothing his parents with this great declaration. “I don’t know what people think of Ralph. But I know what […]