'Truth' tagged posts

Is IT Real?

LightGrams July 23, 2020 Volume 24, Number 25 The video from 1969 is grainy but powerful. President Richard Nixon’s address to the nation to announce the catastrophic end of man’s first mission to the moon was brief but emotional. Though his voice was shaking, he kept his composure. Wait a minute – what?! That mission…

A Preacher On Fire

LightGrams April 9, 2020 Volume 24, Number 13 Stephen Beach was only doing what I and many other preachers have been forced to do. After social distancing was mandated in England because of the coronavirus pandemic, Beach went online to members of the St. Budeaux Church in Plymouth, southwestern England. The story carried by Reuters…

A Valuable Story

LightGrams February 14 2019 Volume 23, Number 7 Cathy McAllister was just doing her job, the same as she had been doing for the past six years. She volunteers her time in Phoenix, Arizona going through donated books that ultimately are sold at the state fair for charities. When she came to a copy of…

Sniffing Out Fake News

LightGrams September 7, 2017 Volume 21, Number 30 A story carried by the Associated Press on August 31, 2017 notes that two professors at Penn State University have been awarded $300,000 in grants from the National Science Foundation.  The grants will help fund a project in which the professors hope to develop programs that “will…

Delicious And Deadly

LightGrams July 13, 2017 Volume 21, Number 24 If you’re a dog, anyone who tosses you a meatball is your friend, even if they are a mail carrier.  A dog in Madison County, Alabama might now disagree with that statement.  Missy, the dog in question, had been the recipient of such tasty treats by Susanna…

A Voice Still Speaking

LightGrams May 11, 2017 Volume 21, Number 16 The letter Melissa Fahy found in a gap under the stairs of her Westfield, New Jersey home was an old one.  Written by a woman named Virginia to her husband, a sailor in the Norwegian Navy, it was postmarked May 1945.  The letter was filled with love…