Dr. Bill Atwood

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  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    No time for Paris

    When our friends are in need, we show up. It may be a friend who is hurting and needs a hug, or a friend in the hospital, or at a funeral, but we know the importance of showing up. Woody Allen was known for the quote that 80% of life is just showing up.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Free at last

    This coming Monday the nation will pause to honor the memory of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. who served as the leader of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s that helped change the racial attitudes of most Americans.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Community meals provide food for thought

    Happy New Year - If you happen to follow the Christian calendar the 6th of January marks the end of the Christmas season and the beginning of Epiphany. An epiphany is the moment when something is revealed and causes the onlooker to learn a lesson. Some refer to it as “The ah-ha moment.”...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year - It is difficult to believe that we have celebrated the end of 2014 and are heading into 2015. I remember how nervous we all were for the changeover from 1999 to 2000 and the concern for the computer glitches that could have happened. Not a student in our local schools can remember...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    A child is born

    I hope that your Christmas season was filled with happiness and joy and my further wish for you is that the joy of this holiday season lasts a very long time into the new year.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Time for giving

    Next Wednesday (Dec. 24) at sunset will begin the real Twelve Days of Christmas. The 12 days refers to the Christian season of Christmas that will extend 12 days to the Night of the Epiphany in January.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    A Christmas Tree Tradition

    Now that most of the turkey leftovers are gone and we look to the festivities of the upcoming holiday season we set our sights on the details of the decorating of our homes for the season.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    A country of blessings

    Today the nation takes the day to express thanks to God for the many blessings that we receive each day. We are truly blessed in this nation and we are envied by most people around the globe.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Handmade treasures

    Shopper’s, start your engines. This coming Saturday the Christmas shopping season begins in our local area. From now until just before Dec. 25, the local churches will be hosting a number of sales at various locations allowing those of us with little to no talent when it comes to making handmade...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Ho ho ho Semper Fi

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year. In fewer than six weeks it will be Christmas Day and all of the preparations and decorating will have caused us to work harder as well as to sit back and enjoy the festivities of the holiday season.

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