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While the public waits for the number of coronavirus cases to peak and eventually start decreasing, it is clear that many of us will have more time on their hands than usual. Here’s a gentle suggestion to  fill a bit of that empty space.

Columbia will overcome this

In the past three months, Marion County has been hit by a tornado that destroyed several businesses and has battled flood waters from the Pearl River that inundated many homes. Yet there was no panic, but rather a calm, prepared response to overcome those obstacles and return to normal life as soon as possible.

Opinion: Stay calm, be smart, carry on, trust the Lord


Being a rural state without a large metropolitan area has been a vexing problem for Mississippi, but in this latest world crisis, it is a boon.

No matter how hard we try to make life smooth, easy and predictable, that’s not the way it works on this planet. Adam ate the apple and we must wait our turn for paradise.

Biden’s not really a moderate

In what has quickly and somewhat unexpectedly boiled down to a two-man race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the convenient characterization is to say Joe Biden is the moderate while Bernie Sanders is the leftward extremist.

That depiction is true for Sanders, but maybe not so true — or at least not so far — for Biden.


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