Ronald Owen Blaize, 61, of Lancaster, PA, died Thurs., Oct. 27, 2011 at Lancaster Regional Hospital after collapsing at home.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Vision of Hope Church M.C.C., 130 E. Main Street, Mountville, PA on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Deb Coggins officiating.
Ron was a long-time supporter of the regional LGBT community and was one of the founders of Lancaster Pride. He will be missed.…Continue
Our country is obsessed with the “quick fix.” From a pill to make it all better and fast food to satisfy our hunger, we Americans love to have it now.
The challenges of life are seldom solved with the immediacy we might desire. It takes time to overcome and heal our issues. Faith in God, the Universe or a master teacher can help with finding solutions, but what happens when the object of our faith is reduced to being nothing more than a “magic pill?”
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on October 27, 2011 at 8:16pm — No Comments
I’m growing weary of people in our country who judge others by putting themselves up on a pedestal. I’m ashamed to say that most of the people I see doing this are Christians, or at least those who claim to be. I’m sure there are Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, atheists and (gasp!) even Religious Scientists who might fit into this category, but people who call themselves Christians are what we seem to have an abundance of here in Central Pennsyltucky, so Christians it is.
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on October 20, 2011 at 11:09am — No Comments
There are very few “overnight sensations” in Nashville. Most of the “new” performers and acts have actually been around for years, sometimes decades, working honky-tonk after honky-tonk. Often they have barely gotten by.
Successful people are highly motivated to work tirelessly to reach their goals, yet their accomplishments can look so easy. In truth it should be easy. Success is not something that is an elusive, unattainable dream. If we truly believe in the Law of Cause…Continue
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on October 13, 2011 at 7:31am — No Comments
We recently moved to a smaller town. The main post office is quite neighborly, with many of the patrons chatting back and forth while waiting in line. I was busy affixing 377 stamps to a mass mailing this week and was able to pass the time listening in to what other people were saying. Oh stop gasping, for heaven’s sake. It’s not like they were trying to be private!
Here are some of the comments I overheard:
Added by Terry Drew Karanen on October 7, 2011 at 9:01am — No Comments