Thrivent Financial: Share financial and care inventory with those who need to know
01:55 PM - Each year, thousands of Americans are thrust into the uncomfortable role of making long-term care decisions for their family members. These emotional decisions can create stressful situations for the entire family in addition to being time-consuming and expensive.
A Look Back in History: Two worlds of the Pa Dutch Country merge
12:01 AM - Most recently, when I was driving by Ludwick Funeral Home, in Kutztown, I was surprised by the number of Mennonite Horse and buggies in attendance.
Focus: Dad’s Distance More Damaging Than He Realizes
03:12 PM - Q: My father didn’t offer me much in the way of affection or emotional support, and I’m implementing this same style of fathering with my boy. Though I realize this approach might be softened, I’m convinced it will ultimately make him tough and spur him on to achieve more than he otherwise would.
Coming of age, one red-letter day at a time
04:41 PM - Today was a momentous day. My daughter and I woke up early for a Saturday, ate a hasty breakfast and embarked upon an adventure that most of you will relate to with some level of nostalgia. It’s a big day for a teenager. The moment you qualify for your learner’s permit and can legally begin...
Spirituality, living with eyes open to the world
04:41 PM - Humans mechanically separate spirituality into different components as if can be achieved instead of approaching spirituality as a part of our whole being. We view it like a machine or a computer program. We separate out the physical and the emotional from what we perceive as the spiritual. We then...
An armed soceity is far from being a polite society
04:37 PM - “An armed society is a polite society” is one of the many clichés used to justify owning lethal weaponry. An armed society is not a polite society. Rather, it is a fearful, emotionally distant and alienated society. Instead of a united country moving forward, we fear and therefore hate anyone and...
It is written, or then again, maybe it isn’t?
04:37 PM - I remember as a teenager, I took some interesting classes as English electives in High School which I doubt are even available anymore in the curriculum. One of the interesting choices I enjoyed very much was a study of the Bible as literature. It was a secular examination of the composition of...
‘Gatsby’ in 3D
01:41 PM - Whatever your opinion of Baz Luhrmann’s tendency to revel in excess – epitomized by meticulous production designs, kinetic cinematography and postmodern, old-meets-new soundtracks – you have to give the filmmaker points for audacity in his adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary masterpiece...
A Look Back in History: Oley Valley Township Historic Trust status honored
11:42 AM - Nearly 200 citizens attended the 30th Anniversary Dinner of the Oley Valley Heritage Association recently at the Oley Fair Centre to hear historian Phoebe Hopkins, and Zachary Pyle speak on how the Township of Oley was selected by the Historic National Trust of the United States as a special...
Child’s Selfish Behavior Has Parent Concerned About Future
02:58 PM - Q: I’m concerned about my little girl’s selfish attitude. How do I discourage this behavior and help her develop a grateful heart?
Holocaust survivor speaks to students
01:03 PM - 171952. These are the six numbers that will not only stay in my mind but in the mind of my classmates. They are the numbers that Mr. Severin Fayerman had tattooed on his arm in the Auschwitz concentration camp when he was only 19.
Summer reading begins June 11
01:00 PM - By Mallory Hoffman
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