I felt too tired to go to church today By Rhonda Childs

This morning, my arms felt tired, my hips, shoulders and back hurt from Fibromyalgia, and my left foot hurt from an accident in 2010 where it was broken in seven places. Overall, I just felt tired, and almost cancelled. I pushed through, and at church we all sang hymns of praise, worship, and love to the Lord, and I was …

The Stranglers and the Wranglers

Many years ago and unknowingly at the time to the University of Wisconsin, they were conducting a social study that would yield much insight to the advantages of encouragement. There was a male undergraduate literary club that demonstrated great talent in writing. However, the club members critiqued each other’s material to such a degree of brutality it was to the …

Building a Character of Hope for 2015 …Written by Rhonda Childs

What are some of your hopes for 2015? Some of us may not have given it much thought. Others may be making a plan now, and be striving for it immediately. There’s the usual hopeful things for this time of year that some people have…such as losing weight, making more money, or even planning a vacation. Sadly, some people have …