Good News Wednesday (8/21/19)

Tired of the shootings, politics and negative news?  Here are few stories of good news that often gets overlooked… ANONYMOUS ARKANSAS SHOPPER PAYS FOR GROCERIES FOR CUSTOMERS (from www.kark.com) A man determined to pay it forward surprised customers at a Maumelle Kroger Sunday. The man asked the store manager...

The Fragility of Self-Esteem

We all have a need to feel loved and accepted but it is important that we have a healthy sense of self-esteem.  Developing and keeping our self-esteem healthy can be a constant battle. Self-esteem is defined as confidence in one’s own worth or abilities.   I have to admit that...

Good vs. Bad

“But it’s harder to be good!” That’s what I recently heard a 3-year-old say. Well, I hate to break the news to him but it only gets harder the older you get. The battle between good and bad is a lifelong struggle. Sorry, I don’t mean to be a...

Want To Buy Greenland?

Okay, so our President wants to buy Greenland? Say what? I had to do one of those “is this for real” reactions when I first read about this. Apparently, he seems to figure this would be some sort of strategic move. Don’t worry. I’m not going to talk about...

Football Friday (8/16/19)

While our traditional American football season is approaching, there are still teams and leagues around the world playing the sport.  Here’s a recap of news from around the world: ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE The Albany Empire finished up its seasonal theme “unfinished business” with a dominating second half en route...

City Rescinds Approval For Boot Scooters To Use Greer Stadium

First they approved it – with conditions – and now the city has rescinded their approval to the Nashville Boot Scooters to use Herschel Greer Stadium for their home games in September. “We just didn’t feel like conditions would be made safe in one month for the team to...

Good News Wednesday (8/14/19)

I need some good news.   What about you?  Here are a few things that will make you feel good about the world… WOMAN IN NEED OF SURGERY WINS $5,000 ON GRAND SLAM (from www.ourmidland.com) When Lori Ford arrived at Dow Diamond on Sunday afternoon, she was hoping to enjoy...

Monday with Milton

I’m all over the place today.  I’m calling it “miscellaneous Monday” because I’m a bit scattered today with a variety of issues on my mind. Let’s start with the fun stuff… Albany wins ArenaBowl 32 title Remember the Arena Football League?  No?  Well, they played ArenaBowl 32 last night...

GPS: God’s Positioning System

Everything happens for a reason. What a dumb statement that is yet people say it to try to explain when bad things happen in our lives. Growing up in church I always heard that “All things work together for good” which is a piece from Romans 8:28. Most of...

Football Friday (8/9/19)

Football – the American version – is played all over the world and throughout the year.  Let’s take a look at this week’s football news… AMERICAN ARENA LEAGUE The owner of the Wheeling-based West Virginia Roughriders announced the team will not be returning to the AAL for the 2020...