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Devotional — ‘Lord, I thank you, thank you, thank you’

Most people who know me, know that I sincerely love sacred music, whether gospel, hymns, even anthems. One ...

SOWING SEEDS

Sowing Seeds — Duty, honor, grace and teachers

Anyone in the military, looking at this title: “Duty, Honor, Grace” would be tempted to correct me. The ...

THE WORD

The Word — Grateful for an abundant life through Christ

Jesus taught: “I am come, that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly” ...

Trents Mill

Trents Mill News: Let’s talk about Christmas lights and Christmas Mother

Last week, we talked a bit about the first electric Christmas lights. But the history of Christmas lights ...

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The Word — Getting ready for Christmas already?

Christmas has already arrived at my house. Or at least it has made an appearance. My family moved ...

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Trents Mill News: Christmas lights set to turn on at Bear Creek

It’s about that time of year again. We put up decorations, organize a tree and finally switch on ...

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Devotional — ‘One more year’

In the final months of Jesus’ earthly ministry, as He was leaving the Galilean area and heading towards ...

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Sowing Seeds — Answering life’s final questions

Recently, I was asked: “Most Christians do not have an appropriate understanding and appreciation for the end times ...

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Mother Natures Garden — Goldenrods: Tenacious and beautiful

“You can see the goldenrod, that most tenacious and pernicious and beauteous of all New England flora, bowing ...

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The Word — Surrounded by trouble

After 400 years of slavery they are finally free. They make their way out of Egypt and encamp ...

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Devotional — Let’s thank God for witnesses

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every ...

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Sowing Seeds — Job: When we stumble

For a children’s message, I wanted to illustrate Job from the Bible losing his family and his possessions. ...

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Trents Mill News — Celebrating a little bit of kindness

This Sunday marks another special day on the calendar. It’s not as well known as Christmas or Thanksgiving, ...

TV REVIEW

TV Review — Lawrence goes back to her roots in ‘Causeway’

Let’s be real, I love a Jennifer Lawrence movie anyway I can get it. But I especially love ...

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Sowing Seeds — Take risks, make sacrifices

Chip Ingram wrote, “Good to Great in God’s Eyes: Ten Practices Great Christians Have In Common.” Two of ...

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Devotional — Jonah’s whale

The story of Jonah, given in scripture, provides an interesting metaphor of struggles that we face. Jonah was ...

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Through the garden gate — Garden envy

A few weeks ago, I escaped to Maine to explore some gardens and late-blooming native plants there. Obviously, ...

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The Word — Alone with Jesus: He has a question to ask you

He saith to him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? And Peter saith Lord ...

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Happy to be here — Observing with both eyes

A friend recently asked me about buying an inexpensive, fun telescope suitable for taking a first step into ...

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Trents Mill News — A time to celebrate birthdays and give thanks

We talked about it a bit last week, but we start off today’s edition with a reminder about ...

MOVIE REVIEW

Movie Review — Ticket to Paradise

BY LAUREN BRADSHAW Special to The Farmville Herald Do you even need to read a movie review about ...

THE WORD

The Word — God’s favorite tool

“There was despair and fear in the soul, misery of every kind in the body, desolation all around. ...

SOWING SEEDS

Sowing Seeds — An old-fashioned fire engine red water pump

Zig Ziglar once told a story of an old-fashioned, fire-engine red, hand water pump. I have seldom used ...

WATCH YOUR LANGUAGE

Watch your language — Learning a lesson in language

was in the south of England a few weeks ago (part of a research trip to learn more ...

Trents Mill News

TRENT'S MILL NEWS

Trents Mill News: Just remember that a clock change is coming

Time to talk about some news in Trents Mill. They say the main purpose of Daylight Saving Time ...

DEVOTIONAL

Devotional — Look at all the vibrant colors

I had originally planned to go in a different direction with this devotional, but driving around these days ...

Farmville

Editorial

From the Editor’s Desk — What’s the future for Prince Edward County?

It started with a conversation earlier this month at Three Roads Brewing. What began as a welcome to ...

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