Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
“This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
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.
“Saith the Lord: ‘For I will forgive iniquity, and I will remember their sins no more.’”
— Jeremiah 31:34
Ah, summer. The season of sun and fun — and sunburns, stings and scraped knees.