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 By Glenn Mollette    Opinion

Do what you enjoy while you can

Life and the world are always changing. What you can do today is not guaranteed for tomorrow. Do what you enjoy while you can. None of us want to face every day filled with fear.... — Updated 8/16/2022

 
 By Glenn Mollette    Opinion

Your new normal and resetting your life

People who have lost their houses and cars and everything they've worked for all their lives may feel like giving up. Some do. After thirty or forty years they don't feel like they... — Updated 8/9/2022

 

Losing everything, what - or who - is most important?

What or who is important to you? The recent devastating flood in eastern Kentucky reminds us all that life can be swept away in a moment. Hundreds of families lost everything. One f... — Updated 8/2/2022

 

A Father and a child can make a great family

Father's Day is coming one more time, and you still have a chance at having a great family.  Fathers, like most all people, have good days and bad days. They have great seasons of... — Updated 6/14/2022

 

More mass killings - What is the answer?

Do parents in America want to spend every school day hoping and praying their children will not be heinously murdered? Do children want to spend their days constantly looking up to... — Updated 5/31/2022

 

Naomi Judd, suicide, and life's appointment

We've all heard of people who have taken their lives by suicide. We typically wonder why? We wonder what was so bad about their lives that they could not cope another day?  We... — Updated 5/10/2022

 
 By GLENN MOLLETTE    Opinion

Be sure to honor Mom while you still can

Celebrate Mother’s Day anyway you can but don’t miss the opportunity to honor mom. The opportunities pass us by. While mom is alive is the time to do something for her. Too... — Updated 5/3/2022

 

Finding hope and life before death

Most of us have wondered about life beyond the grave. Many today are in search of life before the grave. Given what many people traditionally believe about heaven, eternity and... — Updated 4/26/2022

 

We all face challenges

Everyone will face insurmountable challenges in life. The price of longevity is heartache, opposition, failures, grief and life events that come out of nowhere. Life is filled with... — Updated 2/22/2022

 

Simple methods for saving money for your retirement

2019-2020 Federal Reserve SCF data shows us the average retirement savings by age in the U.S. •   Ages 18-24: $4,745.25 •   Ages 25-29: $9,408.51 •   Ages 30-34:... — Updated 1/18/2022

 

Develop a plan for 2022

Proverbs 29.18 "Where there is no vision the people perish. "Everyone needs a strategy. You may be 25 or 85 years in age. Who cares? Probably the only one who cares about your age... — Updated 1/4/2022

 

Our most difficult decision for 2022

 2022 will be over almost quicker than you can say Happy New Year! Just look how fast 2021 sped by us all. Time rarely feels as if it's standing still unless we are waiting on some... — Updated 12/28/2021

 

Somehow, some way, let this Christmas be worth remembering

We had difficulties when we were growing up in Martin County, Kentucky but overall, we thought we were doing okay. President Lyndon Johnson came to Inez, Kentucky in 1964 to let us know we weren’t doing very well. He began his... — Updated 12/21/2021

 

What about the other Ethan Crumbleys?

We are unfortunately informed once again of another horrific, senseless school shooting. They don’t stop. When will the next one be? Who will be the next shooter and who will be the next unsuspecting victims?  Once again,... — Updated 12/7/2021

 

Surviving a pulmonary embolism

On Saturday, Oct. 2, I had to go to the hospital emergency room. The prior Tuesday I had an unusual leg spasm from my left thigh to my groin area. I’ve had pulled muscles from sports off and on and thought it was from exercise... — Updated 11/30/2021

 
 By GLENN MOLLETTE    Opinion

America Needs Thanksgiving

America has been through a tough time.  A national election separated friends and family, divided churches and took over our media. We’ve been intoxicated with poisonous... — Updated 11/23/2021

 

Missionary trips are no vacations

The plight of missionaries, consisting of 16 Americans and one Canadian kidnapped by the Haitian “400 Mawozo” gang on Oct. 16, is extremely scary. The gang has threatened to... — Updated 11/16/2021

 

Give our guns to Afghanistan women

Afghanistan has guns, but they are in the hands of the wrong people.  Television news reports have confirmed the Taliban has our helicopters, our tanks, our trucks, along with... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

Financial suicide is not necessary

There is some risk to all of life. A friend and his wife had a house paid for and a substantial savings account. At the age of 65 he was retired and bored and bemoaned he had never... — Updated 8/4/2021

 

Don't give up your personal freedom

You may create instability and insecurity for your personal life if you put others in charge of your decisions.  The idea of a child or acquaintance "shouldering" your life's conce... — Updated 7/6/2021

 

Invest in yourself

The best investment you can make is in yourself.  You can work, invest, save and accumulate wealth but what good is it if you ignore yourself? A friend of mine once said, "If I... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

Work on memories for Mother's Day

Plan your telephone call to say hello to mom this Sunday. Better yet, if possible, make a visit with a card or even some flowers or maybe some brownies or a special treat. Moms... — Updated 5/4/2021

 

Making your funeral arrangements

A good friend died recently. At the age of 80, all his life insurance had expired and his savings was spent. His family, financially, were living from week to week. His failing... — Updated 2/23/2021

 

Welcome hard-working, legal immigrants

Americans can expect more immigrants to enter our country in the months and years ahead. Most Americans aren't opposed to more citizens. Many of us are not favorable to undocumented... — Updated 1/26/2021

 
 By Glenn Mollette    Opinion

Biden or Trump: follow your heart AND your mind

Typically, the heart leads us and keeps us in various places throughout life. Most of the time people marry because at that moment that's where their hearts have led them to be.... — Updated 10/28/2020

 

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