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Taming Anger

Taming Anger

by Pat Farrell Have you ever been so mad at your spouse that you could just scream? Today, all I wanted was for my husband to ride down to Faith…

Why Can’t I Get You to Love Me?

by Pat Farrell I’ll bet I am not the only woman who has asked herself that very question. It reminds me of a particular time in my life that I…

Thanks to school maintenance crew

Dear Editor, Now that our county students, staff, teachers, and administrators are settling into the school year, I’d like to offer my thanks to the maintenance, grounds, and custodial teams…

Who do you think you are?

Who do you think you are?

By Pat Farrell “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.” Proverbs 23:7 In other words, you will become who you think you are. So, who do you…

Surrounded by His Grace

Surrounded by His Grace

by Pat Farrell There is a blind curve on the country road leading to my cabin. You can’t see who is coming around the opposite direction, so you are just…

Disruption within the Kingdom

Disruption within the Kingdom

by Pat Farrell Sometimes I feel like an exile in my own country, and even in the church. I have never seen such fighting among God’s people in my 66…

Center my life

Center my life

by Pat Farrell How many times does the Lord have to remind me of something?   I felt I received a great response to this question yesterday. I was busy reading…

Expect God to show up

Expect God to show up

by Pat Farrell It was about 10 p.m. in the halls of a busy emergency room. We were short on staff and long on tempers. I felt alone and rejected by my…

Republicans, Griffith are not for SW Va.

To the editor: Recent political developments have led me to conclude the Republican Party is NOT for the common man and woman. The party has run off a logical political…

Sitting in the presence of God

Sitting in the presence of God

by Pat Farrell Someone once asked me, “How does it feel to sit in the presence of God? How do I know if He is near?” These are loaded questions.…

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