Walt Albritton Articles

‘Keeping Christmas’ offers good advice

BY WALT ALBRITTON BY WALTER ALBRITTON OPINION —As we say goodbye to Christmas, I want to share with you “Keeping Christmas” by Henry van Dyke. A Presbyterian pastor and professor of English literature at Princeton University, he was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania,...

Christmas Words

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — Grab a cup of tea or hot chocolate and sit with me for a few minutes. We communicate with words. Words can be lethal or loving. They can bless or wound others. It’s Christmastime. So let’s reflect on some choice words of...

Stop worrying before it kills you

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION —Robert Frost famously said, “The reason worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.”So, if worrying can kill us, it will not be a waste of time to reflect on the nature of worry and decide to stop worrying before...

The healing gift of understanding

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION —Understanding may be the best thing one person can offer another person. There are moments in life when nothing is more important than having someone understand how you feel and forgive you for something wrong you have done.I can testify...

I Was Speechless

BY WALT ALBRITTON For years I have smiled at the embarrassment of the Pharisees when Jesus left them speechless. The gospels tell of many instances...

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A Better Question

A Better Question

RELIGION — Published in 1896, the book "In His Steps" by Charles M. Sheldon has sold more than 50 million copies. One of the best-selling books of...

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A Better Question

What Jesus Loved Doing

RELIGION — In the year 1224, in a small Italian town, Theodora and Landulf gave birth to a little boy. They named him Thomas. He would become known...

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A Better Question

Forty Times A Day

RELIGION — Glory! I reckon I say it 40 times a day. It is more than a wonderful habit; it expresses who I am. It’s my way of paying tribute to the...

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A Better Question

Whose Praise Do I Value Most?

RELIGION — A verse in the Gospel of John caught my attention. In describing Jewish leaders who believed in Jesus but were afraid to admit it, John...

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A Better Question

GLORY! 

RELIGION — The word “glory” has many meanings. And it can be a noun, a verb, an adverb or an adjective.  As a noun, its primary meaning is the...

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I Know God Can’t Forgive Me

RELIGION — I can hardly begin to describe the countless ways God has blessed me. He let me be born to godly parents and grow up with four siblings...

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