NOT ALONE MOM Loved and Lost - A Blessing for Mother's Day
Mothers Day is most often a day filled with joy and celebration but for those who have lost a mother, Mothers Day can be a day of heartache and mourning.
My prayer for each and every person today is ... Posted on 5/12/13 at 9:20 AM
THE NEW FORTY North Dakota Legislators - WWJD?
Far be it for me to underestimate the challenges inherent in being a legislator. I understand that it is a cumbersome task that carries with it a tremendous mantle of responsibility. Legislators need ... Posted on 5/3/13 at 7:45 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II meaningful mondays: are we brainwashing our kids?
[Originally printed in The Forum newspaper Saturday, April 13; reprinted with permission.]
Sharing values isn't the same as indoctrination
By Roxane B. Salonen, The Forum
For parents ... Posted on 4/15/13 at 12:13 AM
STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT It's today, not Sunday
Just wanted to let you all know that my talk on Generation to Generation, is today at 2 p.m.
Today is Saturday, April 13. It was incorrect in the religion briefs this morning.
Its a gift for me to d... Posted on 4/13/13 at 10:37 AM
MODERN-DAY JANE Easter: The Tomb is Empty!
Daddy had to work this holiday, which is why he isn't in any of the photos, although he did take the ones with ME in them! The egg hunt in the last few photos is for Resurrection egg... Posted on 4/2/13 at 3:51 PM
When Keyana Dunn has time to catch her breath, she loves coming back to Grand Forks where she was born to visit her grandparents Dennis and Kathy Dunn. “What she went through that I witnessed was excruciating pain,” Dennis said. “She is a trooper. She is quite the girl and pretty special.”
Known for starting the “Love Feast,” a community-wide monthly free meal, 12 years ago, Zion United Methodist Church will celebrate its 50th year in its building at 1001 24th Ave. S., Grand Forks, with a meal as well as a service and video presentation Sunday.
Paula Broadwell said she is focusing on her faith and family as she rebuilds her life after revelations of her extramarital affair with former CIA Director David Petraeus forced his resignation and thrust her into the center of a media firestorm.
The Rev. Al Erickson, a former missionary and North Dakota ELCA pastor, will bring his unique message of how parents and grandparents can help children avoid the worst pitfalls of life 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in Trinity Lutheran Church, 205 S. Broadway, Crookston.
“Parents Arise! Grandparents Arise!” a forum for those with influence on youth will be held between worship services from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1515 Fifth Ave. N.W., East Grand Forks.
The first hymn at 2:30 p.m. Sunday will be “Jeg Synger Julekvad.” Then Jori Gytre Horverak, a Norwegian in our midst, will read the scripture. It’s a beloved tradition that was started in 1967 by Helny Ohnstad and two of her sisters.
So, there you have it: A fair and balanced clergy going full-bore at abortion, euthanasia, stem-cell research and same sex marriage. No need to concern ourselves with such apparently non-Biblical matters as divorce and poverty.
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