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"For everything there is a season..."

The change to fall reminds me of an excerpt from Henry Ward Beecher’s Novel “Norwood:” Once upon a time a little leaf was heard to sigh and cry, as leaves often do when a gentle wind is about. And the twig said, “What is the matter, little...

 

It's the season of Lent

Lent is the 40-day period leading up to Palm Sunday where, traditionally, the church has fasted, done heart examination and repented of sin. Lent mean’s “slow down.” Slow down? I’m not sure that is in our vocabulary. Sometimes, I have to...

 

'Waiting, Hope'

We don’t like to wait, do we? I mean, we Americans. And especially when it comes to Christmas. Wait till the night of Dec. 24 to start celebrating Christmas? No way! So the Christmas catalogues started coming – when, the day after Labor Day? Then...

 

A new season

It’s fall! A new season. You can tell by the crisp morning air, the warm afternoons, people – including me – tending to their gardens and yards to ready them for the new season. Maintaining them sometimes is all it gets, mow, water. Well to rea...

 
 By Lauri Beach    Community    July 25, 2014

Opening our hearts

Harvest Time and Stone Soup taken from a 1808 Robert Moser Story. Once upon a time a stranger rode his tired horse down a back country road on his way home from a long journey. It was late afternoon and the man was tired and hungry. Ahead he saw a...

 
 By Lauri Beach    Community    May 9, 2014

Inspirational Words, Quotes for Graduates:

“Congratulations! Today is your day.  You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you...

 

About World Day of Prayer

I would like to share information from World Day of Prayer USA about The World Day of Prayer. This year the service will be on Friday, March 7th at First United Methodist Church in Sidney 2622 11th Ave at Noon. Since the nineteenth century,...

 

Keeping the Spirit of Christmas

Merry Christmas! We will not hear it said or hear the Christmas carols playing after this week, as some radio stations have already switched back to the regularly schedule everyday music. The Christmas ornaments will be wrapped carefully and placed...

 

Saint Patrick

Happy Saturday! Many will be celebrating St Patrick’s Day this Sunday. Do you know who Saint Patrick was, what he stood for? Let me give you a little insight: Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, He really existed. He was born in around 38...

 

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