'Jesus Christ' tagged posts

The Power Of Being Personal

LightGrams November 15, 2018 Volume 22, Number 41 How long has it been since you received a handwritten letter? Have you ever received one from a government official? Those who have lived a few years remember when handwritten letters were the norm. Before long-distance phone calls were free and email and texting made near-immediate communication…

In The Clouds

LightGrams June 1, 2017 Volume 21, Number 19 By no means can I be called a frequent flyer.  On the occasions I’ve taken to the air for travel, I love sitting by the window.  I’m fascinated by the view above the clouds.  Things can look mighty different from up there! Is it still safe to…

The River Runs Red

LightGrams April 27, 2017 Volume 21, Number 15 A miles-long section of the Scajaquada Creek took on a different appearance recently; very different.  Photos of the creek, near Lancaster, New York, prior to this past Tuesday show a creek like most others: clear, relaxing, and a spot for fly fishermen.  Since Tuesday, however, all that…

The Bomb In His House

LightGrams April 20, 2017 Volume 21, Number 14 When the owner of the gun shop in Hull, Massachusetts was offered the Civil War relic for $1,000, he saw it for what it was.  The 15-pound cannonball still had a fuse attached, so he said, “That looks live to me.  Out the door, please.”  He wanted…

Filled Out Your Brackets?

LightGrams March 16, 2017 Volume 21, Number 10 As I write this, you only have a couple of hours left to submit your brackets.  I’m referring (in case you didn’t know) to an activity that occupies the minds of millions of Americans at this time every year.  It’s called “March Madness” for a reason.  People…

Pay $14 Billion And Go Home

LightGrams February 16, 2017 Volume 21, Number 7 Claudia Brown is relatively new in her position as Justice of the Peace in Bell County, Texas.  When a man was recently brought before her to be charged with first degree murder, she first set his bell at $100,000.  He had willingly turned himself in, she reasoned,…

Ring Around The – Carrot?!

LightGrams November 17, 2016 Volume 20, Number 37 An incredible story was reported by several news sources earlier this month.  An 82-year-old man found the wedding ring he had lost three years earlier.  That in itself is not odd, but where he found it was astonishing: It was wrapped around a carrot. The ring was…