Thanks for Thanksgiving
by Mike Gerry
Every year it appears to me as I grow older, wiser and more thankful that the meaning of Thanksgiving gives me more to think about and more to be thankful for. Fishing has been my lifeline now for many years. It has brought me joy, excitement and certainly has been my gift.
“How to Avoid Victim Blaming during the Holidays”
by Christina Hays
No one should ever blame a victim for what they have experienced. No person starts a relationship or goes on a date thinking that the person with them will ever intentionally hurt them. If they thought this, they would never go out with them again. CSNA has been educating the public regarding victim blaming and ways to avoid it for years, but victims are still being held accountable for what is being done to them. Our community needs to support and believe survivors.
God is Light
by Joey Carroll Corinth Missionary Baptist Church
As we continue in the letter of 1 John, we need to realize the type of preacher that John is in this letter. He would not last long in most pulpits today because John never paints in the color of gray. For John, everything is black or white. There is no middle ground with him, and the reason for that is because it is the way of God. And so, John uses great contrasts for us to better understand the character and person of God.
Keys for Searching an Unfamiliar Lake
It’s always hard to head to a new lake and start from scratch finding fish. You have to really be someone who has patience and persistence to be successful. The key is developing a pattern so you can attack the lake with some consistent processes in mind that you can repeat over and over. Getting to that ability quickly is the point of this article.
You Can Make a Difference
by Teresia Smith
According to the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW), “sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient.” This definition includes forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape.