OPINION: Welcome to 2023, Where Nothing is Old and Nothing is New

Jan 13, 2023 at 04:02 pm by Paulette Jackson 3

“Nothing is old, nothing is new, save the light of grace underneath which beats a human heart. The way of feeling, of understanding, of loving; the way of seeing th.... Read More

For the Love of Life ... and the People Who Changed the World

Dec 26, 2022 at 07:36 am by Paulette Jackson 4

Editorial Submitted By: Paulette Jackson - In the year 2013, Life Magazine published a collection of individuals who, because of their own passion ... made a difference in o.... Read More

Submitted: The Pilgrims Offer Thanksgiving Grace of Freedom to Worship in 1620 ... and Texans Wave Their Flags for Independence in 1848.

Nov 25, 2022 at 11:01 pm by Paulette Jackson 6

Editorial - Submitted to the Murfreesboro Voice: I hope you enjoy the pictures of the Texas flags. The flags are replicas of original flags of Texas during the Mexican War,.... Read More

For the Love of Our Moms

Oct 12, 2022 at 11:09 pm by Paulette Jackson 11

About my Mom:She was the first of six children with a new sister or brother arriving every year and a half or two. She was her mother's biggest help, carrying a great respon.... Read More

Couplehood: The Battle Over a Hole in the Bucket Becomes a Ballad

Oct 03, 2022 at 06:50 pm by Paulette Jackson 1

There’s a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza, There’s a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, a hole. Then mend it, dear Henry, dear Henry, dear Henry,Then mend i.... Read More

The Human Spirit, Hope and What Matters Most

Sep 06, 2022 at 10:45 am by Paulette Jackson 25

Sgt. Foley: “I want your D.O.R.!” “You’re out!” Zack: “Don’t you do it! I GOT NOWHERE ELSE TO GO!” The 1982 film,&n.... Read More

Rocky: From Rejection, to Reclamation, Restoration, and Reward

Aug 24, 2022 at 09:51 pm by Paulette Jackson 3

It is 1975, in Philadelphia, PA. Being a student at Philadelphia College of the Bible, just blocks away the Art Museum, I had the experience, to climb and stand on the same st.... Read More

Opinion: Freedom: The Choice. The Creed. The Conflict

Jul 05, 2022 at 12:24 pm by Paulette Jackson 1

Freedom of Choice It is a craftof decisionto frame a trajectoryof outcome Freedom of Creedis a gift,a dreamfor all who desirea pathfor their lifeand to be the crafterof.... Read More

In Honor of Father's Day: Top Gun: Maverick

Jun 21, 2022 at 12:58 pm by Paulette Jackson 1

“The good ones always start out good.” ~Yogi Many of us probably remember the blockbuster movie "Top Gun" that came out in May, 1996. Movie theaters were fil.... Read More

Misfits and Pirates: Made for Each Other

Apr 27, 2022 at 11:23 am by Paulette Jackson 1

They used to be a big seller at the Toy Store. They were posable characters; a dog with a wooden leg and a cat with an eye patch, both made in the image of ruffian swashbuck.... Read More

Hope: Feathers and Anchors

Apr 14, 2022 at 11:49 am by Paulette Jackson

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the.... Read More

“Goooood Morning, Viet Nam!”

Mar 30, 2022 at 02:41 pm by Paulette Jackson

His name was Adrian Cronauer. He was born in 1938 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his father was a steelworker, and his mother was a teacher. At the early age of 12,.... Read More