A Wildfire Survivor “Charles the Pig”

By Ralphine Major The month of November has been a stark reminder. Television and newspaper accounts have covered extensively the progress since wildfires ravaged Gatlinburg one year ago. Many have rebuilt homes and businesses; others have not. The fires left heartbreak and massive destruction and claimed fourteen lives. In the following months, there were countless […]

Christmas thoughts

By Rosie Moore There are thousands and thousands of Christmas thoughts that have been printed over the years. Everyone I know has a thought about Christmas but let’s read the thoughts of notable people, some you may not have heard of, some are famous. Here is one written by George Matthew Adams, an American newspaper […]

Super foods of The Bible

By Rosie Moore This time of the year our thoughts naturally turn to food. We have the harvest of foods in the beginning of Autumn, then we consume those foods later in the season. I was amazed to learn how often food is mentioned in God’s Word. In the book of Deuteronomy the Israelites were […]

Pumpkin Season

By Rosie Moore How fortunate we are to have Autumn season, football season, and cooler weather season. Being a lover of fantastic recipes and exotic foods, I must include pumpkin season. No, the pumpkin isn’t exotic in itself, but it can be included in exotic recipes. My family didn’t eat the round pumpkins, they were […]

Poems for the elderly

By Rosie Moore When I was in high school I was fortunate enough not to have to take the subject English but I was introduced to English Literature which also led me to the subject of Poetry. Some of it was nonsensical, some of it was way over my head, but I enjoyed most of […]

Random Thoughts

By Rosie Moore The brilliant array of autumn leaves finally came this autumn but later than usual Why? It depends on the weather. The best weather for brilliant fall foliage is a growing season of ample cool weather and a lot of sunshine. We had a lot of sunshine but no cool weather. Cool weather […]

Moving On

By Rosie Moore There’s no way I can calculate the number of times I have moved when I was a child. Now wait a minute! There’s also no way to speculate the number of moves I’ve made since being an adult either. Why is that? I think the economy has a lot to do with […]

Footprints

By Rosie Moore I am sure many of my readers have read  these thoughts before but I think they bear repeating. “One night a man had a dream. He dreamed he was walking along the beach with the Lord. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene, he noticed two sets of […]

The Only Truth Is Music

  By Rosie Moore Growing up in my teens I attended the Mennonite church. We loved to sing but there were no pianos, organs, or any type of musical instruments. We sang with joy the old hymns that came from within our souls. We didn’t need the instruments. Every song was acappella. The church I […]

What Good Is Fiber?

By Rosie Moore I read this in a book I received some time ago: “Simply put, fiber is the part of plant food our bodies can’t use. That’s why for decades fiber was pretty much ignored. It didn’t provide nutrients and nobody was clamoring for more fiber in their food. In fact, food manufacturers went […]

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