In Their Own Words

Don’t worry . . . I know a shortcut

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Mrs. B

My friend Annette always has her GPS turned on when we head out for a shopping day. After our last adventure in Indianapolis, I can hardly question the decision. However, when we started for Menard’s in Lafayette, I scoffed at the sight of the GPS. I know at least 10 different ways to get to Menards. When the GPS told […]

Build relationships while you can

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“He will turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers.” (Malachi 4:6) Is there someone now gone from this life with whom you wish you had established a better relationship? My father died when I was 19. I was just a kid. I didn’t know him well, nor did he know me. […]

Be the change

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Guest Column Perhaps Mahatma Gandhi said it best: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” When you think about what makes our country a special place, the impact of charitable organizations cannot be overlooked. Habitat for Humanity. American Cancer Society. Heifer International. These and thousands of other organizations work tirelessly to improve our health and well-being. While […]

Drawing a line in the sand

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Most of us are inherently lazy individuals. Even the most hard-working and industrious worker has somewhere in their life in which they find themselves saying, “I am too tired, too busy, too stressed, too _____ (fill in your own blank) to get the job done.” I consider myself to be royalty, for I am the Queen of the Procrasti-Nation. I […]

It’s not a fairy tale

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“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” (Revelation 21:4) Why is it so difficult for some people to believe in God? Some believe in God as a creator who formed the earth, the seas, and the universe, as […]

Pesticides, always read the label

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As the days get warmer and the grass grows, so do the pests we manage each summer, namely weeds and insects. Many of us rely on pesticides to control these nuisances, and now is a good time to remind everyone to always read the label of products they are purchasing or applying to help minimize the risks associated with these […]

Clean your room

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May 10 was National Clean your Room Day, a great time to get the household together to tidy up the home. If you have children, there are chores they can do, like cleaning their room, to help pitch in too. Through cleaning, they also learn to be responsible for their things and care for their belongings. Here are six tips […]

Women, you are invited

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Every woman who believes that she, together with other women who care, can make a positive difference in the lives of women and children in our community is invited to the Community Foundation of White County’s fourteenth annual Women Giving Together Fund fundraising luncheon on June 10, at the Brandywine Convention Center. Honored and celebrated at the luncheon will be […]

Blowin’ in the wind: The answer to the question

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Mrs. BJan

Gabrielle Bernstein, author and motivational speaker, is in the process of changing my life . . . one thought at a time. It began for me when I read her quote from the pages of Guidepost magazine, “No amount of guilt can solve the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.” The words fairly leaped off the […]

God is God: We are not

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“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, says the Lord. For as heaven is higher than earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Isaiah 55:8-9) I sometimes get a little annoyed when I read posts from people who think they have God figured out, and anyone […]


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