Faith

A Word to the Wise: Anyone up for a game of hide and seek?

So here is June and here comes summer, ready or not. We have been blessed with a mild and pleasant spring so far. I have family and friends in Phoenix, Oklahoma and the east coast. ...

Rolling Hills pastor retiring from church he founded in El Dorado Hills

By Penne Usher Telegraph Correspondent The congregation of 92 used to meet in the multi-purpose room at Oak Ridge High School, now there are more than 2,000 members on any given Su ...

A Word to the Wise: We live in a wonderful world

It?s been quite the thoughtful day on at least three accounts. First our church had a picnic at the park. More than 100 people gathered together to sing, pray, hear the Bible, eat ...

A Word to the Wise: A prayer God will always answer with a "yes"

Although the philosopher Kierkegaard defined prayer in one word as ?listening,? we also think of prayer as talking to God. We can see similarities between prayer and a child asking ...

A Word to the Wise: Step back and see God's big plan

Have you ever checked out Google Earth? It is so cool. You can zoom out to a view of earth from space, and then zoom in as far as you want to, even to the house where you live or t ...

A Word to the Wise: Nothing, even computers, lasts forever

I am having trouble with two of my devices — my iPod and laptop. The iPod will not turn off and now the laptop doesn’t even recognize the iPod. It still plays for four hours, a ...

Jewish faith offering family oriented services in El Dorado County

The congregation of the Temple Kol Shalom has been in El Dorado Hills for seven years and although it has no permanent home, it strives to have a presence in the community. Brenda ...

A Word to the Wise: Happy days are always here again

I have been thinking about asking editor Don about taking a new photo to use for my column here. The one we have been using is good enough, but it is over four years old and perhap ...

A Word to the Wise: What is Easter all about anyway?

It is all over. No more jelly beans until next spring. Whatever you gave up for Lent is fair game again. The Easter season has passed. Sara, our daughter-in-law, made a special cak ...

A Word to the Wise: Jesus loves me, this I know

To most people, the name Karl Barth means nothing. Christians who study theology, however, will recognize that name as someone who James Bierly in his book, “Thinking About Chris ...