Author: Susan E. Greenwood

Waiting is not my forte'. And, although I can appreciate the good waiting does toward developing godly character in my life, I fail miserably at waiting.  I feel like a child in "big church," squirming in the pew, waiting for the service to end. I look for stuff to fill the time, occupy my mind, and hopefully make time pass faster. It reminds me of what used to happen in my house when we were getting ready...

It used to be that we could feel pretty safe about the influences in our children’s lives until they hit college age and were exposed to more diverse beliefs and cultures.  It seems, however, that radical views are coming into play as early as 3rd grade. And, by middle school, many church-going children have decided they do not believe in God.  Some religions are more evident in how they contradict Scripture; but, many religions have an element...

In honor of October being National ADD/ADHD awareness month, I thought I'd share some tips and tricks that helped our ADD household survive the school year. Our household was actually a mixed bag of learning complications that we worked through over the years: ADD w/inattention, ADHD, Dyslexia, Visual Processing Disorder, extreme auditory learner (in a visual household)...

Poppy's Coffee, Tea, and Remedies Poppy’s is a Christian coffee shop in Gallipolis, Ohio. Owner, Greg Hall wanted to create an atmosphere where people can come and enjoy great coffee and where he can tell people about his love for Jesus.  In March, Poppy's responded to the need and started a food pantry. They partnered with local churches and loaded vans to deliver food to impoverished areas.    Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Greg "Poppy" Hall:    [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Greg-Hall-Poppys-pantry-9-24-2020.mp3"][/audio]   Pull...

There is nothing like talking to a friend and hearing her words echo something God is producing in my life and vice verse. It is so validating and confirms that God is at work--not that I should need confirmation, but sometimes, I really do. This past week, I spoke with a friend about some difficult circumstances in her life, specifically her child's health. I told her the verse that is my "Truth I'm Standing On," which...

Recovery Point West Virginia Recovery Point West Virginia provides recovery programs at NO COST to individuals suffering from a substance use disorder.  Their goal is to help individuals find lasting recovery and a new healthy way of life. Their SERVICES include: Long Term Recovery Facilities, Recovery Point HER Place, Fairfield East Community Center, Peer Recovery Coaches, and Peer Recovery Coach Training Their PROGRAMS are: Non-Medical Detox, Off the Street, Recovery Phase 1, Recovery Phase 2, Peer Mentors, and...

Today is National Step Family Day!! So if you are a blended family, bonus parent, step-something, this post is especially for you. If you are not in any of these categories, please stay with us as there are universal truths here for you too. Cultivating new relationships is difficult in any scenario, but trying to merge two families takes an extra measure of care. Here to give us some "tried and true" advice are Your Morning...

Facing Hunger Foodbank Mission: help feed hungry people by distributing nutritious food and grocery products through our pantry/agency network. Facing Hunger envisions a future where no person in the service area goes hungry.  The Facing Hunger Foodbank provides nutritious canned, boxed, fresh, frozen, and prepared food to nearly 116,000 individuals yearly. They also work diligently to recover foods from restaurants and other food distributors through their "food and fund" drive so that no food is wasted.  Their service...