Shepherdstown Chronicle, 12 Dec 2018 17:25:00 EDTWed, 12 Dec 2018 17:25:00 EDT love in the soul century Persian Sufi Poet Hafiz said, in one of his many beautiful verses, "People say that on hearing the song the soul entered the body, but in reality the soul itself was the son.Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 EDTThe biggest toxin for children and families is hiding in plain sight this week the Washington Post editorial section highlighted two toxins for children that most are aware of, tobacco and alcohol. Here is my voice from the darkness of the current health status of children in response to both the Nov.Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 EDTRemembering our Ring Day was Ring Day at the O'Brien household. Oct. 25 is the anniversary of the day Linda and I bought our wedding rings down in Washington, D.C. back in 1997.Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EDTPartnering together for a healthier West Virginia summer wraps up, the humid, warm mornings give way to crisp, cool air, lending itself perfectly to the fall running season. What better time for West Virginia's largest running event on Oct.Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDTDabbing up the tears with popcorn 2,600 years ago, Habakkuk's lament (Hab. 1:2-3; 2:2-4) cuts to the heart of our struggle with faith. "I cry for help but you don't listen! I cry out to you violence -- but you don't intervene.Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EDT