The gift of life.
There is no greater gift.
And, all too often, we take that gift for granted.
We just assume there is going to be a tomorrow. But, tomorrow is never guaranteed.
Just this week, a good friend of mine lost her father. His death was sudden, completely unexpected, and just a few days before Christmas.
My heart hurts for her.
Nothing can prepare you for such a loss. Nothing.
The Generation Gap will be hosting its annual Toys for Kids event on Dec. 22.
The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Cardinal Den in Lebanon. Santa will be there to visit with children ages 2 to 12. Children must be accompanied by a parent. For more information, call Junior Adams at 270-692-3703.
Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced Thursday that the agency’s ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive netted 232,011 pounds (116 tons) of food statewide.
Brewer initiated the program in 2010 to assist needy families in the local post and region areas. Since that time, the agency has contributed more than 500,000 pounds of food to shelters, food banks and churches across the Commonwealth.
I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas season and a Happy New Year. For the second year in a row, the hustle of Christmas parties, parades, church services and family get-togethers seems more intense with the shorter period between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Don’t let the stress and hectic schedule ruin your holiday. I hope I take my own advice when I say slow down and enjoy the holidays.
Each year, the General Assembly has two distinct periods of activity: its legislative session, when laws are passed, and what is called the interim, when the House and Senate jointly review issues affecting the state.
While much of the public’s attention is understandably focused on the former – which starts in early January and runs through either late March or mid-April, depending on the year – the latter plays an important, educational role as well.
Job seekers commonly rank the interview as the most intimidating portion of their career search. Yet, the interview is the most critical time for a job seeker to be focused, engaging and confident.
The only effective way to overcome the tension of a job interview is to prepare. From researching the employer to answering possible questions in front of a mirror, every minute you spend preparing will settle those nerves and give you an edge on your competition.