Farewell to a good man

Neil Thom, former Publisher and General Manager of Yorkton This Week, died two days before Christmas of 2018. I’d expected the news, but it shocked me anyway. I knew Neil had cancer. At his funeral I learned that he’d dueled with the beast for over three years, endured surgery after …

Grateful for a very special dog

God knows I’m grateful for all his blessings. For Jesus and home and country. Faith and family and friends. But this Thanksgiving column has somehow gotten paw prints all over it. It’s done. The months of searching. Praying. Wondering if we could, if we should, if God and GraceCat and …

Far too close…but God!

Maybe you were in one of the northbound cars I met on Highway Nine between eight and eight-thirty that Monday morning. You couldn’t have known, and neither could I, that with every rotation, all five bolts on my front tire, driver’s side, got looser. That at any moment every single …

Thank God for moments of joy

One never knows how God will deliver joy – but at our house, it flutters in on wings of gratitude. Two days after my sixty-first birthday, I dressed for work in a pair of slender white slacks for my not-so-slender-but-I-can-pretend legs and a longish dark green print tunic (last year’s …