The sunshine this morning is a
“Green Christmas” by Jennifer Basye Sander and Peter Sander, with Anne Basye, c. 2008, Adams Media, $7.95, 192 pages, includes index.
As a pastor and minister of the gospel I find myself frequently required to bring a message of absolute to a culture being increasingly steeped in teachings of relativity. Is anything black or white? Doesn’t it seem like there is a resistance to any teachings of right and wrong? There is this false idea that to stand for what is “right” is narrow-minded and to stand against what is “wrong” is hatred. But I like what my Grandpa always says, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll stoop for anything!”
•The artwork of five Sumner School District students was chosen from 190 entries in the Tacoma Art Museum’s annual Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) contest.
Four Sumner High School FFA members took first place among 38 teams in the 81st National FFA Convention’s Meats and Career Development competition that took place in October in Indianapolis.
L. William King has a performing arts dream to share with teens, and it’s happening with the Bonney Lake 4-H…
It is time to give thanks and gardeners in the Pacific Northwest have plenty of reasons to get down on their knees in gratitude. While down there kneeling, you should also take the time to pull a few weeds, plant a few more bulbs and offer some thanks for the following:
Jerry Hermanson and football go together like Jerry Rice and wide receivers.
By all appearances, Emerald Schultz has everything going for her. She’s an 18-year-old high school senior with good grades, takes advanced-placement classes and serves as the captain of her school’s cheer team. She’s also the editor of her school’s yearbook, sings the national anthem at sporting events and performs at weddings and funerals. If that’s not enough, her drama resumé includes appearances in two TV commercials.