Man and boy standing in front of variety store Nothing in J. C. Penney’s early life indicated that his name would one day become a household word in homes across the United States. […]
It's been a crazy year (or more!) of ups-and-downs at The Lutheran Digest. While I won't bore you with the details, our internal tumult resulted in no fresh articles posted for quite some time. Our sincere apologies for the delay. But all this is about to change. Starting on May 1, we'll begin posting new articles and [...]
Over the years, there have been times when I’ve worried about my health or other concerns. Then I stop to think of someone who had a positive influence on my life or affected my life in a special way. As I reach for pen and paper and begin to write the letters, my focus turns away from myself and I forget about my worries. Writing letters to those people makes me feel better and, from my prior experiences, I know my words encourage them.