Fruit Of The Spirit: Goodness And Godliness

by Kevin Burton    The English word “good” is not derived from the word “god” etymologists tell us. But for the sake of defining reality, keep those two words linked.    That which comes from God, or submits and conforms to the word of God is good. All else is not. That’s the message of …

Baby Boy’s Vision Saved Thanks To TikTok

by Kevin Burton     Sometimes we get tired of being beat up by the news and decide to go up-beat.    Today we present a second straight day of positive news from the Good News Network. In our first story, a young boy will be blessed to grow up with normal vision thanks to a …

Doctor Runs The Extra Mile To Do Surgery

by Kevin Burton Your favorite news source is going to bring you down chances are, with relentless bad news. So every now and then we celebrate the positive on Page 7. It's an idea that comes from Philippians 4:8 (KJV) "Finally brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just whatsoever …

So Tomorrow, Is It Fall Or Is It Autumn?

by Kevin Burton     I hear you asking, should I say “fall” or “autumn” beginning tomorrow as the season changes?    I hear you asking this because my hearing is good. It’s my vision that isn’t so good.    Both my vision and hearing are selective, as my wife will tell you, and as you …

Broncos Fans And The Countdown To Chaos

by Kevin Burton      Bronco Nation, sarcasm becomes you.    The new NFL season is underway, in case you hadn’t noticed.  One team, the Denver Broncos, could have used a little more pre-season practice, not just for its players but for its coaching staff.     Denver blew a quite winnable game last Monday at …

Who You Calling Stubborn? I’m Resolute!

by Kevin Burton    One adjective I have a hard time using properly is “stubborn.” I say it’s not a useful word.    It’s easier when I’m not talking about people, a stubborn stain I can’t get out of my jeans for example, or a stubborn headache I can’t get rid of. In that sense, …

Want Fries With That? Yes, Yes I Do

by Kevin Burton    Just learned that I missed out on a big, big opportunity this year and I’m just sick about it.    I love stories about people getting second chances and making it all work out. Happy endings. Sometimes though it’s just too late.    My big chance came from Idaho in February, …

What’s Your Least Favorite Pizza Topping?

by Kevin Burton    Pepperoni could be legal tender, really.     I mean, that time when Jeannette and I made homemade pizza, my biggest fear (hope?) was that I would eat all the pepperoni before we ever got it onto the pizza.    Most people agree with me. So you won’t be surprised to know …

Disco Tunes That Rockers Can Tolerate

by Kevin Burton    Found another story last week on the animosity toward disco from rock and rollers in the 1970s.  This one contained a little surprise.    The story was under the headline, “Surviving the 70s: 12 disco songs even rock fans enjoy.”  It was written by Greg Brodsky on the Best Classic bands …

Overchoiced And Underconfident

by Kevin Burton My longtime beep baseball team mate Mike Miller who pitched for the Columbus Vipers is famous for calm under pressure and for saying "It'll all work out." So it was his voice I heard in my head Sunday night when I realized, against all odds, I was in position to get four …