May 28, 2020

Memorial Day has come and gone, your grill is now outside and awaiting a busy season of outdoor cooking, and it's the perfect time to throw burgers on the grill and cook up some supper. Is anything more iconically American (except for apple pie) than burgers?

Except tha...

May 25, 2020

Memorial Day is an old holiday--dating to 1868, just on the heels of the Civil War. With the fallen soldiers still fresh in the minds of the population, General John Logan proclaimed that “we should guard their graves with sacred vigilance... Let pleasant paths invite...

May 21, 2020

Our Family Night featuring Prairie Choristers that was originally scheduled for tonight at 7:00 has been canceled.

Our next Family Night is scheduled for June 25 and would feature volunteer and talented pianist Lloyd Stoller with several of his friends.

Since we really h...

May 18, 2020

Earlier in this whole pandemic craziness, I felt hopeless. The world was careening out of control. According to some reports, death was nigh unto every American unless we washed our hands to the ABCs and stayed six feet from everyone else. According to others, no news...

May 14, 2020

By now, most people have heard of the "quarantine fifteen," the hypothetical amount of weight gained while camping out indoors. There is something about being bored that makes many of us imagine that we're hungry.

We are not exempt from this here at the Home. It seems l...

May 11, 2020

Living through a quarantine that keeps us cooped up indoors makes us go just a little insane (tell me I'm not the only one). But now I have a new appreciation for the mundane, ordinary events in life. Outings to grocery stores have become highlights of the week--maybe...

May 7, 2020

Martin Luther, the great reformer of the 16th century, said that "to be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing."

Since 1952, our nation has recognized the importance of prayer by dedicating the first Thursday in May as being a...

May 4, 2020

Few things are as enduring and faithful as a mother's love. Women are designed by God to be a picture of Him--His love and gentleness toward His children. To defy this is to defy both God and nature.

Years ago, I read a book about a child whose mother abused and neglect...

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