Saturday, February 28, 2009

Good News for February 28, 2009 (posted by Mary Beth)

Small waterfall -- Big beauty

Recent rains have strengthened creeks and streams in our area. This little waterfall is just a few feet wide, but it is an evidence of God's touch and is a big beauty along a back road. - Photo by Mary Beth Magee (all rights reserved)

Sharing the Joy of Worship - a Devotion

"One of the hardest parts of relocating is (for me, at least) finding a new church home. Whenever I am out of fellowship, I feel hungry. My soul misses the nourishment of sharing worship and companionship with other believers. No matter how many wonderful inspirational books I read or gospel albums I listen to, nothing replaces the joy of being with others who share my faith."

Click here to read the rest of the devotion.

Broadcaster Paul Harvey dead at 90

"Broadcasting legend Paul Harvey has died at age 90. ABC Radio Networks spokesman Louis Adams said Harvey died today in a Phoenix hospital, near his winter home, surrounded by family members."

The rest of the story awaits you here.

I confess: I don't like these bands ...

"We all have those moments when talk turns to seminal artists. 'Hey, what do you think of Bruce Springsteen's new one?' or 'I don't know, man. I kind of like Joni Mitchell's 'Blue' better than 'Court and Spark.' '

How mortifying, then, when you have to confess: I don't like those icons. You know you're supposed to - judging from the mouths gaping in disbelief - but you simply don't."

Get the lowdown on how the music critics of the Boston Globe really feel here.

She turns cameras on American hunger

"An office party goes on without her, across town in an affluent world vastly different from the one where Mariana Chilton now finds herself. Her husband's tried calling. Twice.

And still she sits in dress slacks and stocking feet, gray suede shoes tossed aside, on the drab carpet of a row house in the Philadelphia projects, playing with someone else's children while her own three kids wait for Mom to come home."

Read more about Mariana Chilton's quest here.

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