Psalm 119

By Sigrid Fowler All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. ​Psalm 119 is the longest psalm in the Bible. For a brief, useful explication, go to gotquestions.org/Psalm-119.html.The writer makes a number […]

Murderous Thoughts

By Blaney Pridgen All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Have you ever wished someone would die?  If you say yes, then you are among the vast majority […]

Starting with Roe v. Wade

Starting with Roe v. Wade

By Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. One of my childhood memories involves driving through rural South Carolina and Georgia on the way to visit […]

Some Thoughts on Mother’s Day

By Sigrid Fowler All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. ​Mother’s Day will be in the past after today, but as a mother myself, I’m interested in what the Bible says […]

Wider View

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. By Linda Nidiffer As Tom and I settle into a schedule I have found time and energy to once again concern […]

Stage Four

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. By Linda Nidiffer As Tom fought with his dying pancreas he became extremely muddled in his thinking.  I knew that I would […]

Good Counsel from the Bible

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Sigrid Fowler ​We consult all sorts of people—friends, parents and relatives, pastors and teachers, doctors and counselors. Awhole section of the Hebrew Bible is called wisdom literature. It’s a […]

Shakespeare and Advice for Living Well

Shakespeare and Advice for Living Well

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. By Robert Scott There are so many quotable thoughts and expressions in Shakespeare that pertain to all cultures and all times. […]

LETTER TO EDITOR

Impact of Edgefield Co. Hospital All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. As the 2022 National Hospital Week approaches May 8–14, we want to take this opportunity to highlight our outstanding local hospital, Edgefield County […]

Banning Books, Part 2

Banning Books, Part 2

By Robert Scott All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser. Last Thursday, the South Carolina House passed a bill that, among other things, seeks to ban Critical Race Theory (CRT) and teaching about […]