By writer to www.williamsonherald.com
Thought for the week: Contentment comes not out of your circumstances however out of your perspective and your religion. Keep optimistic and do not forget that religion is the muse of a contented life.
With this coronavirus sweeping all throughout our nation, our religion and love of God is what now we have to lean on.
As soon as once more, our nation music stars are placing into phrases, by means of their songs, issues that we will depend on day by day. Vince Gill and Amy Grant, together with their daughters, Jenny Gill and Corrina Grant Gill, just lately carried out in entrance of an empty home for a “Grand Previous Opry” occasion and sang “Someplace Down the Highway,” which options the lyrics “Someplace down the highway, you can find mighty arms reaching for you and they’ll maintain the solutions on the finish of the highway.”
I do know that we’re all prepared for the tip of the highway to come back with this so we will get again to our day by day and regular routine.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood stated it properly once they stated, “Relaxation your coronary heart straightforward. Collectively we’re stronger.”
Mark Elliott, pastor of Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, additionally stated it finest when he stated, “Nothing can separate us from the love of God!”
Might we proceed to maintain our religion in God and be there for one another. Robust occasions don’t final, powerful folks do.
We had been so sorry to be taught of the horrible bike wreck that Larry Marcum just lately had. As I’m scripting this, he’s within the trauma unit at Vanderbilt College Medical Heart with a lacerated liver, 14 damaged ribs, collapsed lungs, damaged vertebrae and fluid within the lungs. I talked along with his spouse, Pat, and requested for permission to place him on our prayer chain. She stated, “By all means.”
Please add him to your prayer chain. Larry and Pat, please know that our prayers are with you right now in addition to the times forward.
Are you conscious that donations made on Might 2 towards important know-how for BrightStone college students can be matched greenback for greenback as much as $20,000? It’s a part of The Massive Payback. What an effective way to assist on this time of want.
Whereas neighborhood Easter dawn companies have been cancelled., we will have our personal by getting out in our yards and watching the solar rise and thanking God for one more day.
Coping with demise is difficult on all of us, however it’s particularly laborious when it entails a toddler or younger particular person. Ken and Stephanie Mangrum misplaced their son, Seth, in February, however they had been just lately notified that Seth’s organs have saved the lives of three folks.
Have you considered being an organ donor? Our prayers proceed to be along with his household.
Please let me know of occasions, illness, deaths, and so on. that we have to let the general public learn about. I, personally, wish to encourage you to take heed to native radio station WAKM-AM 950 for up-to-date actions in addition to native happenings in and round our county.
Tom Lawrence, Darrell Williams, Jason Tomlin and Tommy Jackson are stay, every day, maintaining you knowledgeable. When you want a picker-upper, then tune into “Commerce Time” at 12:15 p.m. every day. Chances are you’ll even have some issues that you’ve positioned throughout this time of confinement that you just want to sale. What higher place than calling them to promote?
Please proceed to recollect those that are sick, in nursing properties, in assisted residing properties or going through surgical procedure. Our prayers proceed to be with Joel Pedrick, David and Delores Gilreath, Charlene Lancaster, Barbara Knight, Charlie Banner, Connie Marlin, Jessie and Charlie Bennett, Kaye Johnson, Howard Yancy, Ellen Bogle, Dee Lynch, Billy and Katie Giles, Bob and Ann Garner, Donnie Cameron, Lottie Haffner, Nellie Jo Stephens, Mary Ann Poteete, Stephanie Mangrum, Ralph Genoble, Joe Farrar, Annie Lee Neal, Larry Westbrook Sr., Malcolm and Dodie Hazelwood, Joyce Liggett, Teresa Locke, Pop Wheeley, Annie Lee Farrar, Elaine Holt and Jimmy Cartwright.
This has been a attempting and unhappy time for many who have misplaced family members. They haven’t been capable of give them the kind of companies they really feel they deserve, however we all know that God has been with every member of the family throughout this time.
Our deepest sympathy is prolonged to the households of Olivia Sawyer McGaugh, Jess Crawford, Dorothy Louise Johnson, Tom Valentine, Libby Marley, Vivian Harris Southhall, Jane Freeze Dyer, Mary Jo Maher (mom of John Maher), Gary Lindsey (brother of Jerry Lindsey), Joe Diffie, Joe Bond (husband of Jody Bond), Annette McCord Davis, Dr. T.Okay. Jones Jr., Robert Lawrence Yates, Melanie Rhea Mayes (daughter of Jerri Mayes), Nancy Layne Hazelwood, Sandra Mangrum Crafton, Nancy Wray Byrd, Clara DuVall, Edward Allen Morgan, Chuck Donaldson, Pete Meenen, Lisa Johnson Connor and Jessie Ward Parker.