People who are superstitious about numbers may believe today, Sept. 7 has a lucky connection. More people tend to be scared of the number 13 and especially when it falls on a Friday.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
“Love has no fear because perfect love expels fear.”
— 1 John 4:18
Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to be against something than to be for something?
A loud bark late one night in 1997 inspired me to ask God to send a watchdog or angel to look after my parents’ van, which I had borrowed.
At 11 o’clock on the evening of Jan. 21, 1911, the Honorable George G. Goucher died in Madera, and with his passing the Valley lost one of its social pillars and active political leaders.
I must admit I got a chuckle out of a Red Line caller’s message this week. The gentleman began with the description of picking up his morning San Francisco Chronicle.
“But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.”
— Matthew 6:33
All people should be aware that the new smart watches are going to make them look like idiots. Try it. Put your smart watch up to your mouth and talk into it. Nothing will happen.