Through changing seasons, a personal journey

As we come to the end of this series, let’s recap: In part one we looked at the process like that of metamorphosis – change is happening, ...

March 29th, 2018 |  


Memories that last from Easters past

As I write this week’s column, I realize how fast Easter has come upon us. Maybe this is due to the cold, inclement weather we have been experie...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Shining light on anxiety, depression

Shining light on anxiety, depression

You may have read the recent Associated Press report in the News Journal about NBA star Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers going public, after a fe...

March 28th, 2018 |  



The 2nd Amendment: Ensuring our freedom

The 2nd Amendment: Ensuring our freedom

Our nation is like no other in history.It was born by individuals standing up against a empire that wished to control all aspects of their lives. This...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Protecting Ohio jobs from offshoring

Protecting Ohio jobs from offshoring

For far too long, our trade and tax policy has encouraged a corporate business model that shuts down operations in Ohio, cashes in on a tax credit at ...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Step up as a father figure

Step up as a father figure

The crack of the bat sent a tall popup skyward behind home plate. I was the catcher and staggered beneath that mile-high ball as it rushed earthward. ...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Listening to our nation’s youth

Listening to our nation’s youth

In the late summer of 1968, my folks dropped me off on the campus of Miami University. I wasn’t quite 18 years old and, for the first time, I wa...

March 26th, 2018 |  


Investing in Murphy Theatre, Kamp Dovetail

Investing in Murphy Theatre, Kamp Dovetail

Every other year, the legislature passes a state capital budget, a bill which makes appropriations for needed improvements to public services and faci...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Some advice for ‘18 seniors

Some advice for ‘18 seniors

I’m sorry, seniors, but your time is rapidly coming to an end.(Don’t worry … I’m talking about seniors in high school, not sen...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Connection through changing seasons

Part 3: Praying through changing seasons — Staying Connected In this series of praying through changing seasons, we’ve looked at the proce...

March 22nd, 2018 |