A lot of folks don’t believe in the hereafter, but it’s one of the most certain things there is. There is going to be something here after you are gone. Two are working in a field: One is taken; one is left. The world just keeps on turning, marrying and giving in marriage.
The holiday season finds many people making plans to gather with family and friends to spend quality time together.
If you count the area most of us consider to be Ada, our community is roughly the same size as Newtown, Conn. where a deranged 20 year old snuffed out the lives of 26 innocents, including 20 children.
I read recently that the average person gains seven pounds in the six-week period starting Nov. 15 and ending Jan. 2.
Few things are more disturbing than predictions of the end of the world. Not because there’s any validity to them. As Hank Hanegraaff, The Bible Answer Man says, end time predictions are notable only because they are 100 percent wrong, 100 percent of the time.
When the weather outside dips into freezing temperatures, the last thing homeowners want to deal with is frozen pipes, or worse yet, busted pipes.
My kids are grown and out of the house, but even if they weren’t, they’re tired of hearing me say it.
The last unemployment report to be released before the election reiterates how far we have to go to reach pre-recession levels of prosperity. The 7.9 percent unemployment rate recorded for October is up slightly from September’s 7.8 percent. Even more discouraging, it is slightly higher than the 7.8 percent recorded when President Obama first took office while the recession was at its peak.