I stopped at the store to buy some flowers during Mother’s Day week, hoping to pass them on the street to homeless friends. Now, I expected to see more men on my outing, but can’t you see the smiles from the guys who’d get one?
One of the first scriptures I memorized as a child was Psalm 23. It was a beautiful picture of what Jesus, as the Good Shepherd, does for each of us, His sheep. It wasn’t until the last few years that I fully came to appreciate its meaning.
Each year on the last Monday of May, Americans celebrate Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a federal holiday that honors and mourns American military personnel who died while performing their duties in service to the United States Armed Forces.
Jonathan Matlock, bailiff at the Bowie County Courthouse, was presented with a life saving award for his heroics off duty.
While he was trying to stay afloat after swimming from his downed naval ship, all Jesse Linam wanted to do was come home to marry the young woman he had met before enlisting.