What’s your plan? (07/01/2020)

Happy Birthday US of A! In the beginning, there were those that looked to the New World for religious freedom. Few years back in...

Life, as I see it: Sad

The sun is shining and it’s toasty outside this Sunday morning. I’m not one who enjoys the blazing heat but mornings like this are pretty...

Gardening Corner: Mosquitoes

At last count, 53 species of mosquitoes exist in California (compare that to about 3,500 worldwide). In addition to the itchy bites, they are...

Watchman on the Wall – Look for the helpers

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers....

What’s your plan? (06/24/2020)

I was born on Friday, Twenty-six October Nineteen Sixty-two. I just squeaked in although my Mom probably won’t describe it as such (I watched...

life as I see it: Sad..

My dear friend John Egan passed this week. My heart hurts for everyone who loved him. I wager that would be many, many people. John was...

Gardening corner: Hummingbirds

Attracting hummingbirds to your garden is as easy as either planting certain flowers and/or putting up a hummingbird feeder. The diet of hummingbirds requires...

Watchman on the Wall: Revival is NOW!

On Friday, at the George Floyd Memorial at the corner of George Floyd Avenue in Minneapolis, the gospel was preached, acts and prayers of...

Gardening corner: Field Bindweed

Field bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis, was first documented in California in 1884. By the first quarter of the twentieth century, field bindweed was proclaimed the...

What’s your plan? (06/17/2020)

I will say that the most difficult thing I have ever done is to jump into fatherhood.  To make it perfectly clear from the...

life as I see it: Things I miss…

The wind here in Beach, North Dakota has been blowing like a banshee. It kind of just sucks the breath right out of you. Earlier...

Watchman on the Wall: Christianity’s Gift

What has Christianity offered the world? The weekend after 9/11 was the International Aglow Conference in Houston. Thousands of women came from all over...

Gardening corner: Grasshoppers

Leafhoppers feed on many different fruit, vegetable, flower, and woody ornamental hosts. Most species of leafhoppers feed on only one or several closely related...

Thinking About Health: Reports about coronavirus vaccine don’t always give the full story

Trudy Lieberman | Community Health News Service How soon will we have a vaccine to protect us from coronavirus? That’s the question uppermost on the minds...

Life as I see it: Things I miss…

Since we made the final move from California to North Dakota, I’ve realized there are a few things I miss. Number one is my family...

What’s your plan? (06/10/2020)

I lean toward the shy, timid type. I am uncomfortable in crowds and tend to break out in a sweat when public speaking. Why...

Digging deeper into grace (06/03/2020)

Submitted by Tom Tripp As I heed the news from recent days, my heart grieves. I grieve over the death of a black man due to...

Words

Submitted by Jim Perdue Words can be powerful. They can inspire us, motivate us. They can also incite us, remind us of the things that...

Life as I see it: One of a kind

Sometimes when you meet someone there is an instant bond. You begin to believe you’ve known that person forever, and then you believe that...

Watchman On the Wall: Propaganda

“Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of government.” “Know the Truth and...

What’s your plan? (06/03/2020)

I have been enjoying the times. Not so the lockdown, but specifically the end of the school year: commencement and graduation. Congratulations to those...

Watchman on the Wall – Sheltered In Place

This isn’t the first time that Adonai has sequestered His people to protect them and to develop their character. Many of our heroes faced...

What’s your plan? (05/27/2020)

I got caught up in a blast from the past. A certain song will play and my mind’s eye will immediately take me back...

Life as I see it: Break out

We’re about to make a break for it. We’ve come to the point where we really need to do something away from home. In...

Politics & Pandemics

Submitted by Jim Perdue This pandemic has presented a huge hill we have to climb. There’s the health issue and the economic issue. None of...

Life, as I see it: Date to date

We’re all going to die. It’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when. In the last few days I’ve whined to myself...

Watchman on the Wall: Incident of the Bicycle

John 16:13 “When the Holy Spirit comes, . . . He will reveal to you WHAT IS TO COME.” As a young mother with a...

What’s you plan? (05/20/2020)

I’ll be steppin’ up on my soapbox this week, following in the footsteps of many who have hit the campaign trail. But I am...

Yellowjackets

Yellowjacket wasps prey on other insects and scavenge on human food and garbage. First, do you have yellowjackets? They are ½ to 1-inch-long with jagged bright...

Whats Your Plan (05/13/2020)

I don’t know about this. It sorta just came and went, no big bang or hoopla, and it disappointed me. Mother’s Day has always...

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