• Perspective Archives

    It’s back to school time! College students (Week 2)

    August 12, 2016 Leave a Comment

    There are many parents who are sending their student off to college for the first time. Going from high school to college is a huge transition. It’s epic in a child’s life! A child is moving from the comfort of their parent’s home to move into a dorm in some cases in a different city,… [Read More]

    A celebration of Motherhood (Conclusion)

    June 2, 2016 Leave a Comment

    By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Honor your father and mother that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” – Exodus 20:12 God gives us mother as a gift and God commands that we revere them just as we are careful to obey all of… [Read More]

    Building strong children today for a strong nation tomorrow

    May 25, 2016 Leave a Comment

    “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” –Frederick Douglass Pediatricians aren’t usually day-to-day policy makers but policy decisions affect the work they do every day as frontline caregivers for our nation’s children. That’s why I was extremely pleased the official journal of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) recently devoted an… [Read More]

    A celebration of Motherhood (Part 3)

    May 20, 2016 Leave a Comment

    “My son, keep your father’s commandments, and forsake not your mother’s teachings. Bind them on your heart always; tie them around your neck. When you walk, they will lead you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; and when you awake, they will talk with you.” – Proverbs 6:20-22 All month this column… [Read More]

    A celebration of Motherhood (Part 2)

    May 13, 2016 Leave a Comment

    “Lo, children are a heritage of the Lord, and the fruit of the womb is his reward.” – Psalm 127:3 This month the Counseling Corner is sharing responses from mothers to the question: “What Have Been Your Greatest Joys of Motherhood?” When sending out the call for submissions, little did this writer expect the vast… [Read More]

    A celebration of Motherhood (Part 1)

    May 6, 2016 Leave a Comment

    “Honor your father and mother which is the first commandment with a promise – that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life.” – Ephesians 6:1-3  Welcome to the Month of May! Last month, this writer sent a call out to mothers to submit their thoughts on the statement:… [Read More]

    The Mother factor

    May 6, 2016 Leave a Comment

    By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times There are many factors that go into shaping a per- son. There is race, family and even weight. Experts often refer  to  genetics  as  the defining role in shaping a per- son. There is one key factor that is often downplayed, the mother. The role a mother… [Read More]

    Closing the gaps

    May 6, 2016 Leave a Comment

    It was the Irish playwright and Nobel Prize recipient in literature, George Bernard Shaw (1865-1950) who said, “Some men see things and say ‘Why?’ But I dream of things that never were and say ‘why not’?” This is a quote that is reflective and celebrates visionary and idealistic thinking. With this thought in mind, there… [Read More]

    Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman to replace Jackson on $20 bill

    April 21, 2016 Leave a Comment

    Whats Your favorite Prince Song?

    April 21, 2016 Leave a Comment