Times Opinion

Why are stones strong

by Adrian and Ana Ruiz Pators of Templo Emmanuel The stones of the wall said, “we come from a long time ago we’re melted and turned into molten lava, thrown out by volcanoes. Turned into piles in the distant mountains,…

The farmer

by Adrian and Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel One day in early summer I went through a beautiful meadow. The grass was so soft, so thick and delicate like a huge green oriental tapestry. In one corner was a…

Bring us (gently) a new day

Home Country by Slim Randles There’s something so satisfying about getting out of bed when the world is still dark and quiet and resting. Making the coffee gives us time to scratch and think. Well, scratch, anyway. Most of that…

Off to school financial planning

Guest Commentary By U.S. Senator Mike Crapo As students start college, being aware of financial options and the long-term implications of student loans and debt is a critical part of laying the groundwork for a sound future. Planning out how…

What is a minute used for?

by Adrian And Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel A minute is used to smile, smile for another person, for you and for life. A minute is used to see the road, to admire a flower, to feel its perfume,…

Don’t live in your fears

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel There was once a poor old woman who lived alone. And to buy the necessities she had to work hard throughout the day. But nonetheless she never complained about her poor…

PEACE

by Adrian & Ana Ruiz Pastors of Templo Emmanuel   There were two famous painters who went to a competition in New York. In which they needed to illustrate in a painting what their concept of peace was to them.…

Poison

Long ago a young woman named Lily married and went to live with her husband and his mother. After a few days they did not get along very well. Their personalities were very different and slowly Lily began to get…