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Give Us This Day

It was 8:30 when the phone rang.  Our whole family was laughing and joking.  Tomorrow was going to be my fortieth birthday — the BIG FOUR-O.  My children were teasing me about my dire need for Geritol.  And they, along with my husband Harold, were recommending different hair colorings to cover the gray.  The ring […]

Lessons We Learned From Skunks

by Harold and Bette Gillogly Some years ago we lived in a remote mountain community in Southern California. There were lots of critters up there – some of them real pesky – and we had some hair-raising experiences with a few of them. But come to think of it, that’s better than tail-raising experiences, being […]

Surviving the Hard Times

Yes, it’s true.  These are hard times for America.  Our economy is deeply wounded.  The stock market is on a roller coaster.  Some folks have lost their retirement. Others have lost their jobs.  In addition, our country is in a life and death struggle with Muslim extremists who are bent on our destruction. All this […]

Win With What You’ve Got

Authors: Patrick and Dwaina Six Have you ever found yourself caught up in the “If only” syndrome? If only we had more money.  If only we had a bigger house.  If only we had children.  If only our children were grown.  If only our grown children would act like grown-ups!  If only we had more […]

Hanging on Through Tough Times

As you walk along the road in your journey toward  spiritual intimacy, you are going to come across some ruts, chuck holes and boulders in your path.  The enemy is going to make quite sure you encounter a lot of rough places.  And why shouldn’t he?  Satan’s agenda is to make you give up…to quit…not […]

When in Grief – Take Flight

Yes, it’s true.  These are hard times for America.  Our economy is deeply wounded.  The stock market is on a roller coaster.  Some folks have lost their retirement. Others have lost their jobs.  In addition, our country is in a life and death struggle with Muslim extremists who are bent on our destruction. All this […]