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We all live on the Resurrection Road

April 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and [&hellip...

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Examining the benefits of art in today’s society

April 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

The arts in today’s society are extremely underrated. Many people would much rather go to a football game than sit through a play put on by the local theater program. And while there is nothing wrong with that, it is unfortunate that the arts aren’t...

Expect to good from everyone

April 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Working with people every day, sometimes you meet unnecessarily grumpy people. While working retail, I lost track of the number of people who had either nasty words or nasty looks for me, whether it be in regards to a coupon not working or a price being too...

High schools need better resources for mental health

April 18, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

When it became apparent that bullying in public schools was leading to child and teen suicide, these schools began to introduce anti-bullying initiatives in order to offer support and reduce the numbers. Anti-bullying weeks, bully report systems, and raising...

Remembering the final days of Christ’s life

April 15, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Everyone reading this has had some common experiences. We grew and developed in our mother’s womb. We entered this world as a newborn child. During the early years of our lives, we were entirely dependent on others. Common experiences — no exceptions. We...

Piece of metal from Roswell crash high-tech material

April 15, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

The first time I held a piece of metal allegedly pulled from the bottom of a triangular UFO west of Roswell in July 1947, I was struck by how light it was on my skin. One side was shiny silver, the other deep black. Under my magnifying glass, I could see many...

Giving yourself permission to do needed things

April 14, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

I’d like to write today about spring in New Mexico since the temperatures have been hovering in the 70s, and like many of you, I’m ready for the season to change. I am not one of those people who always knows the dates for every event, holiday, or season....

Sometimes the best connections are online friends

April 13, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Despite its almost infinite uses, ‘‘you never really know who is behind a computer screen’’ manages to become the common description of the internet. It sometimes sounds as though attaching a screen to a relative would reduce him or her to an...

Statistics require skepticism

April 13, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Imagine you, dear reader, are reading a magazine discussing the experimental results on the effectiveness of a new treatment. In the experiment, 200 subjects from the treatment group showed improvement, while 75 did not. In contrast, only 50 showed...

Last call for mobile vet center at Wal-Mart

April 10, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

April 19 is a special date for area veterans. A ceremony in Artesia and a special visit of the VA Mobile Vet Center van to Roswell and at the Artesia ceremonies is planned. This is “last call” for a special commemoration marking the 50th Anniversary of...