SPORTS FUNERAL NOTICES SUBSCRIBE  ADVERTISE  SUBMIT NEWS  PRIVACY POLICY
Home
Call and ask about our 2008 advertising rates!
(304) 354-6917

Publisher's Desk

Want to read more? Click the link below to access the Publisher's Desk Archives sorted by date.

Updated on Wednesday:

Community Calendar

Obituaries

Around Calhoun 

The Publisher's Desk

Week in History

Waste Not, Want Not

Classified Ads

This Week in Photos

Archives

Hildreth Supply

Calhoun Realty

Venezia Law

Guest Book

WRAPPED IN LOVE - December 15, 2005

Do you have your Christmas shopping finished?

Do you dread going to a mall? It is very frustrating!

There are so many people it is hard to walk very fast. The public address system is blaring music--Jingle Bells from one store, O Little Town of Bethlehem from another store. There are no empty benches to sit long enough to check my list.

One young mother looked like a walking Christmas tree, laden down with packages, even hanging from both arms. She could hardly see where she was going. Then there was the small child clinging to her coat. It was something Norman Rockwell could use in a painting. What would be the title? He would probably use something like “Christmas Peace?”

Will we find peace this Christmas? Christmas is two weeks away and there is still so much to do! There are two kinds of peace, as I see it, passive peace and active peace.

Passive peace suggests no-stress, no-conflict, no strain living. About the only way this kind can be found is if we live in isolation. Active peace is a spiritual peace that we get when we are engaged in the welfare of others.

We will find our peace this Christmas, depending on how much we are giving of ourselves. It will come from involvement, not withdrawal; giving, not receiving; not from wrapping packages, but from wrapping people in our love.

This Week's Editorial:

By Helen Morris:

Alumni

Calhoun County Map

Calhoun Map

Important Links

Links

 Business

Distributors

Chronicle Staff


Homeland Security

WV Your Way



WV Travelers

Contact the webmaster.

Free Guestbook
Calhoun Chronicle's Guestbook

Encounter Calhoun County
SportsFuneral NoticesSubscribeAdvertiseSubmit NewsPrivacy Policy

© 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Calhoun County Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
P.O. Box 400, Grantsville, WV 26147