Chuckle of the Issue: Sermon

December 9, 2015

A minister told his congregation, “Next week I plan to preach about the sin of lying. To help you understand my sermon, I want you all to read Mark 17.” The following Sunday, as he prepared to […]

Shades of Grey: Holiday Shopping

December 9, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, and the thought process they […]

Shades of Grey: Fighting

November 20, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Movies

November 6, 2015

At the movie theater, a young man returning to his seat tapped the arm of the woman in the seat at the end of the row. “Excuse me,” he says, “but did I step on […]

Shades of Grey: Con Job

November 6, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Crime Scene

October 23, 2015

Police officers respond to a crime scene behind a grocery store. A homicide detective is already there. “What happened?” asks one of the officers. “Male, mid-twenties, dead and covered in bran flakes.” “Good grief,” says […]

A Look Back at A Day in History: October 30

October 23, 2015

Contributed by Johnny A. Phillips It was Halloween night seventy-seven years ago, October 30, 1938 when many Americans tuned their radios to hear the most panic-inducing media experience of all times. Orson Welles presented “The […]

Shades of Grey: Pet Peeve

October 23, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Bookish

October 9, 2015

A little boy opened the big, old family Bible with fascination, and looked at the old pages as he turned them. Suddenly, something fell out of the Bible, and he picked it up and looked […]

The Strange-ness: Drilling Rocks on Mars

October 9, 2015

Released by DC Agle and Guy Webster, Jet Propulsion Laboratory On Tuesday, Sept. 29, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover drilled its eighth hole on Mars, and its fifth since reaching Mount Sharp one year ago. The […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: The Joy of Having a Pet

October 9, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA There is joy to be had in maintaining a pet. Whether it is a dog, a guinea pig, or even a super intelligent, pot-bellied, dwarf, Vietnamese pig — which competes […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Dog

September 25, 2015

A man went to visit a friend and was amazed to find him playing chess with his dog. He watched the game in astonishment for a while. “I can believe this!” he exclaimed. “That’s the […]

Shades of Grey: Groceries

September 25, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Golf

September 11, 2015

A cleric found himself wondering whether there were any golf courses in Heaven. He even began to ask the question in his prayers. One day, in answer to his prayers, he received a direct answer […]

Shades of Grey: Office

September 11, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Of Loss, Grief and Mourning

September 11, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA We humans, in addition to a selfish, individual part we all have, should not forget we are also mainly social beings: We form friendships, partnerships and groups to belong […]

Why Are So Many Antelopes Dying?

September 11, 2015

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, reprinted from Fusion.net with permission Over the past few months, saiga antelopes have been dying out by the tens of thousands in Kazakhstan. Since May, about 120,000 have died, and that number […]

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