Gilbert Times- RSS OPINION Feed /section/OPINION /section/OPINION Fri, 6 Feb 2015 05:17:51 EST 1800 Letter to the Editor /news/editorial/151588585/Letter-to-the-Editor Dear Gilbert Times Editor: Tue, 3 Feb 2015 11:45:32 EST Biblical Inspirations /news/opinion_columns/151588335/Biblical-Inspirations The book of Esther is an incredible story about a Jewish orphan who transforms Middle Eastern History. The decree of King Ahasuerus was announced to annihilate all Jews from Persia. But God had brought Esther into this ancient time period for a... Tue, 3 Feb 2015 11:35:31 EST Biblical Inspirations /news/opinion_columns/151396477/Biblical-Inspirations A majority of Americans believe our nation is headed in the wrong direction. People work diligently to remove the Bible and all symbols of Christianity from public life. Educational institutions are inviting the Muslim call to prayer as they declare... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:20:34 EST Family Life: Dare to Dream /news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/151368120/Family-Life:-Dare-to-Dream I don't ever hear the phrase “I have a dream” without thinking of Martin Luther King, Jr. When I hear his speech, or even the first part that is played so often at this time of year, I get chills. It is still profound and moving... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:15:30 EST Frankly speaking about art /news/opinion_columns/151169278/Frankly-speaking-about-art This will be my second column pertaining to the excellent artists that we have in the community who are not know for their artistic endeavors. The last column was about the Ellis family, a family who has lived in Gilbert for many years. This time I... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:55:03 EST Biblical Inspirations /news/opinion_columns/151175716/Biblical-Inspirations Have you ever wondered why God chose Mary and Joseph to raise baby Jesus? Some have thought that it is because they would raise Jesus in the ways of the Lord. However, Jesus did not need a lesson in morality. It may have more to do with a suitable... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:40:04 EST Teens use of electric cigarettes /news/opinion/151092045/Teens-use-of-electric-cigarettes A report issued this month by the National Institutes of Health contained some encouraging findings regarding teens' use of addictive and harmful substances. But is also uncovered a trend that may signal a potentially unwanted turnaround in one... Tue, 6 Jan 2015 23:50:06 EST This week in West Virginia history /news/opinion/151092269/This-week-in-West-Virginia-history The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at Tue, 6 Jan 2015 18:24:06 EST New Year’s Resolution - “to get in shape” /news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/151092073/New-Years-Resolution---to-get-in-shape My beloved and I were out of town recently. (Sometimes it's so cool to spend the night in a hotel!) He had already gone downstairs for breakfast. I was finishing getting ready-it always takes me longer. Some ROBUST coffee and one of those... Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:48:10 EST Family Life /news/opinion_columns/150964387/Family-Life I have a dear friend, Kaylena, who is absolutely precious. She is high energy, which I love. Her enthusiasm is one of my favorite things. Everything is exciting to her and awesome. She's so funny, too. Last week I got her to try cheesecake for... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:31:04 EST Ask Judge Dr. Micheal Kane /news/opinion_columns/150937864/Ask-Judge-Dr.-Micheal-Kane Dear Judge Kane,Do you have any advice for holiday safety? I always worry about people breaking into my house and stealing my gifts. Does this happen?David C.Dear David C, Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:29:05 EST This Week in West Virginia History /news/opinion/150881788/This-Week-in-West-Virginia-History Charleston – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:31:02 EST Debbie’s Cooking Corner /news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/150881728/Debbies-Cooking-Corner It's one of the most busy times of the year. We are all trying to find time to decorate, shop and attend all of the Christmas programs and activities that are associated with the Christmas season. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:34:06 EST