OPINION: Applause at church services still can be uncomfortable
We’re still stuck between modern times, where it is OK to applaud church activity, and old-time doctrine, where clapping in church was considered giving the person praise and not God.
OPINION: The dreaded red solo cup prophecy comes to a head at the Miss America pageant
Every generation has those who predict the end of the world is near. Finally, a sign that cannot be denied has appeared — on national TV, to boot.
OPINION: Fast-food workers demanding $15 an hour takes the cake
This new movement may actually be much better than Obama’s health care plan in that I will finally be able to quit eating fast food because I will not be able to afford it.
OPINION: Its a big snooze in the Southland on Saturday
Weak opponents make for some weak games.
OPINION: Nineteen kids gives a whole new meaning to being devout
Jill Dillard, who’s mother, Michelle Duggar, has 19 children, looks to be off to a fast, productive start in her own marriage.
OPINION: With the cash lottery proposed in L.A., everybody wins
The chance for a lottery payout could be just the thing to get voters back to the polls.
OPINION: There is at least one sensible reason for jumping off a high object
Many of the things we have accepted as great truths turn out to be bogus.
OPINION: Glowing nuptial reports brush over real life
According to newspaper accounts, the average newlywed just hit the romance jackpot and nothing but clear sailing, fortune and fun await the glowing couple.
OPINION: Some 'great inventions' could be done without
There’s no pathway back to the simpler good ol’ days.
OPINION: Determining winners and losers entails mulling records both on field and at the police station
Auburn is ready for another run at a national title … or the SEC cellar.
OPINION: Soccer fans get excessively excited over boring stuff
According to recent reports, the United States may be finally joining the world in its soccer craze.
OPINION: Golf continues to mar otherwise pleasant strolls
Clubs that drive the ball further only make me go deeper in the woods in search of my golf balls.
OPINION: Reard Day is Aug. 4, and bring your wedding ring
For those who say the French have done nothing to celebrate, take a look at what happened on July 5, 1946.
OPINION: Why is it that when you get comfortable with something, someone improves it?
The designers of these new-fangled cars have me swigging Geritol at all hours of the day.
Methodists swap out ministers regularly, unlike Baptists where a pastor is often there for life
We got our new preacher Sunday and, I must admit, I was favorably impressed. I, of course, have to say this or he’ll put me on the pastor parishioner’s committee.