THE WORST OF TIMES…THE BEST OF TIMES…

Charles Dickens (The Christmas Carole) reminds us that throughout history, there have been times like this. When looking at life and society...

Enter Through The Gate

“We have a strong city; He sets up walls and ramparts for security. Open the gates, that the righteous nation may enter,...

3 Easy Steps

One of the most prominent attributes of being human is wanting to feel something. We write stories, draw images and create music...

Stranger from a strange land: In like a lamb, Out like a lamb

The saying “In like a lion, out like a lamb” characterizing the changes in March weather from the beginning of the month...

A Strong and Fortified City

“In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; God makes salvation its...

Elisha and Benhadad

There was a famine in Israel. The king of Syria came to war with Israel. There were two lepers that were very...

Character Flaws

Many of us have heard the old adage “ God doesn’t call the perfect he perfects the called.” You may think it...

Your circle of friends matters

As I got home Sunday from an amazing trip I am excited and refreshed for the next step in my life’s journey....

Minden in the New York Times Echo

I often tell my history students that they live in a very different world in terms of media than the one that...

The Streets of Minden Echo

The subject of today’s Echo of Our Past is street names in Minden. This subject was covered extremely well by my mother...