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Gilding the Lily

Gilding the Lily

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 25, 2017) Have you ever heard the phrase, gilding the lily?  It’s a term that comes to my mind often, especially when I’m decorating for Christmas. …

I Can Say “Merry Christmas”

I Can Say “Merry Christmas”

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 22, 2017) We have all heard the negative reports from across our land of instances where the Christmas Season is assailed, and it seems that all…

The Newborn King

The Newborn King

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 18, 2017) Have you noticed the characters in Christmas?  We have romanticized the sights and smells, but I think the reality of the scene needs to…

A Thankful Christmas

A Thankful Christmas

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 11, 2017) Have you ever heard of Thankmas?  We have friends who celebrate Christmas at Thanksgiving.  They’re better parents & in-laws than we are.  They get…

Simple Christmas

Simple Christmas

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 7, 2017) The chili simmered on the Coleman stove as I tiptoed around so not to kick dirt in it while gathering wood for a fire.…

One Expensive Christmas Gift

One Expensive Christmas Gift

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 29, 2017) It’s my favorite holiday, though I don’t observe it well. Maybe I could be excused for still trying to get Christmas right since it…

High Safety Grades Continue at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall

High Safety Grades Continue at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 7, 2017) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall was recently named by the Leapfrog Group as a repeat recipient of their highest grade for safe, quality care. …

Blue Ribbon News November print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

Blue Ribbon News November print edition hits mailboxes throughout Rockwall, Heath

ROCKWALL/HEATH/FATE, TX (Nov. 2, 2017) Here’s a digital look at our November print edition. Our print publication delivers monthly to more than 20,000 homes and businesses throughout Rockwall and Heath.…

Keeping in Step with God’s Purposes

Keeping in Step with God’s Purposes

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 30, 2017) She leaps and she spins. And the rest of us try to keep up with her. I was somewhat petrified before meeting Raina. Not…

Thanksgiving and ‘Cinderella Man’

Thanksgiving and ‘Cinderella Man’

(ROCKWALL, TX — October 30, 2017) It’s embarrassing to say, but I still get teary-eyed when I watch Cinderella Man, and the first time I saw Russell Crowe’s portrayal of…