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By Joseph J. Mazzella doesn't mean that I can't use them to If you have never been for a walk grow better, stronger, and more at one during a warm, summer's rain then I with God. highly recommend it. There is noth- Stop trying to change the world ing quite so refreshing, delightful, around you then. Stoptrying tomake and cleansing as having Heaven's it quit raining. Change yourself in- waters shower down on you from the stead. Sing in the rain instead. Realize sky. You might want to sing a song, that if you want joy in your soul, you dance in the puddles, and laugh at the will have to choose to bring it there. clouds while you do it, too. The rain, Realize that if you are going to be full afterall, isjust as much part oflife as of love that you will have to stop the sunshine is. It is the rain, in fact, expecting it from others and start giv- that helps us all to grow the most. ing it yourself. Realize that if you There is a tremendous joy you get truly want happiness in your life that when you can go through all the rains you will have to share that love and of life with love in your heart and a joy with othersvhile expecting noth- smile in your soul. I can remember ing in return. Realize that if you are when I used to try to make all the going to ever be one with God, you things in my life go my way. It was need to invite Him daily into your like standing in the middle of a rain- heart, mind, and soul. storm and trying to make it stop rain- There will always be rain in this ing. These days I just smile and let it life. Whether we curse at it, or sing in pour. I know that there will always be it is up to us. Let us always sing a problems in this life. I know that there joyful song then in both the sunshine will always be pains. I know that there and the rain. will always be disappointments. It (Editor's Note: Joseph Mazzella is a doesn't mean that I can't face them GSCgraduateandafree-lancewriter.) joyfully, lovingly, and faithfully. It Grocer's Day Profitable Robert Richards, grandson of Vicki at Foodland: Reva Bennett, Jessie Car- Lowther of Linn, pulled the tickets penter, Bonnie Drake, Jeane Fisher, from the box, and these people were Rosa Belle Gainer, Sandra Harding, thewinnersofGilmerCountyCancer Helen James, Mescal Kuhl, Vonda Grocer's Day drawings at Foodland Kuhl, Brenda McCartney, Lenita on July 8, 2004: Bird House crafted Reale, Louella Stalnaker, Margeret l~, 1"by Don Bailey-Adam Batson; Doily Stalnaker, Betty White, Robert Ar- crochetedbyRevaBennett (Kanawha cher, Bill Boone,'Oral Cunningham, Drive CEOS,) C. Brown: Cushion Chester Sholes, Mr, and Mrs. Don • made by Carol Beamer. James Mont- Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ell 'son, gomery; Crocheted tissue cover cre- Mr. and Mrs. Denzil Huffand Mr. and ated by Doris Norman (Lockney Mrs Johnny Kuhl. CEOS,) Stephen Shattuck; RaggedyFoodland, weappreciateyourspon- Ann Doll made by Kathryn Single-soring Grocer's Day for thebenefitof ton; Ruth McHenry; Wooden Tray the Gilmer County Cancer Unit, and handcrafted by Don Bailey; Paul we acknowledge the publicity done Simmons. by The Glenville Democrat. Special Thanks to the persons who Last, but certainly not least, thanks made and donated the gifts used for toallwhomadedonations(helpedfill the drawings, the Buck Board and coin container) The Unit would like to thank theon Grocer's Day. following persons who packed gro- All of you made a difference, 2004 ceries, carried groceries to vehicles, Grocer's day in Gilmer County was a distributed cancer information bro- most successful endeavor. chures, and collected money on July 8 Step into our relaxful, CAR|ItltEAN atmosphere which makes your Glenville dining or coffee breaks fun! Also, try one of our tasty daily features! New Hours: 10 Private conference, birthday party and wedding dinner room available for groups ! Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs., a.m.,9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m.-3 p.m. LOCALLY OWNED BY HOWARD & SHERYL CARR At 103 Conrad Court (across from Conrad Motel) and Class I, Septic Systems WV # 54-04-0057 Nelson White HC 72 Box 313 Gassaway, WV 26624 Last Wednesday we tool our annual trip to Sutton Lake to enjoy a ride on the sternwheeler boat, where we had lunch on the lake. Approximately 19 residents enjoyed the trip and several staff members volunteered to assist. A big thank you to the Glenville Senior Center for allowing us to borrow your van, Roger Weese for driving the senior van and helping us in numerous ways that day, the staff at Bee Run Boat Docks, and to Brad Cumpston (Marjorie James's grandson) for helping in any way we needed. The trip is so much fun for the residents, staff, families and anyone who is ever involved. We want to thank the public for continuously supporting our fund-raisers, which made this trip possible• Friday we enjoyed a celebration long awaited for. Our facility went 365 days with no lost time/injuries. SunBridge Glenville is the only SunBridge facility to do this so far. We had a steak cookout, played games, and we even won prizes• It was really fun. Wednesday we will be going to the senior center for lunch. We always have a good time seeing all of our friends and having a delicious lunch. . . Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004 -- The Gienville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Page 9 ...... °:~ State Fair announces change in ee grandstand show line up frue to medical reasons, comedian "Suburban' of the group has quickly James Gregory, 'The Funniest Man gained popularity in the comedy world In America," will be unable to per- withherJuneCleeverlooksandplan- form at the 21304 State Fair of West tation accent. She was a finalist at the Virginia on Wednesday, August 18. Las Vegas Comedy Festival and was Comediennes Etta May and the South- featured on ABC s "The View" in ern Fried Chicks, have been added tot their hilarious housewives segment. he grandstand line up to fill his place. Etta May, the "White Trash por- The three comics have southern tion of the group, has been described roots, butaretotallydifferent-"one's as "Minnie Pearl with a migraine.' Urban, one s Suburban, and one's Etta May has won the prestigious Plain White Trash." Karen Mills, who American Comedy Award's Stand-Up considers herself"Urban' grew up in Comic of the Year," and has appeared the small town of Cleveland, TN, but ,on "Showtime's Aspen comedy Fes- has evolved into an enlightened, for- tival" with Jerry Seinfeld, Oprah, ward-thinking woman of the world Comic Strip Live and MTV. ~ j'~ By, Naomy • .. ˘ -- -- m'HIina i n whose attitudes now reflect the "new The Etta May and the Southern south." Karen has worked with Jon Fried Chicks show is free with paid Stewart, host of"The Daily Show"on gate admission. Showtime is 8 p.m. "Comedy Central" and was a contrib- For more information on the 2004 utingwriterfor'q'heRosieO'Donnell State Fair of West Virginia, visit Show." Leanne Morgan, considered the "Why ILove My ismmanagementfromClemsonUni- versity. She received the International Family" When you are put down And you frown Your family is there With their care. When you get in fights with others You have your mother. When you make good grades Your room could do your hair in braids. A cougar was drinking at a waterhole. He looked like he was tired. He'd been hunting and got a fish in the pond. He looked like a nice cougar. But my morn said that it's dangerous• I ignored her. I went up to pet it. I was very quiet. Suddenly the cougar saw my reflection and...Hejumped out at me ! I was screaming. He was chasing me. After a while, he quit. I guess he was out of breath. He went into the woods. Then my morn and I went back where we had been before. The cougar was still there. He was back at the waterhole. There were a lot of trees around. I neveraoticed that he.has a big tail. He also had big claws. Suddenly he looked back. He was scared. He thought he saw a person's reflection but it was a reflection of a fish! We had found a fish to give to him. He purred big and loud. by, M/cnaela Elementary Art/Writing submitted by: June Nonnenberg The greatest love is a mother's, then a dog's, then a sweetheart's.. --Polish proverb comty Senior Comer When you want to play in May And you're burning up You have a sister to give you some water In a shiny cup. And if it is homecoming night And you and your boyfriend get in a fight Who do you think is there for you? So, And who is your friend Your lad Some people call him father I call him dad, who is there when you have troubles? Your family. The ones that love you And care. by; Pamela Elementary Art/Writing submitted by: June Nonnenberg Activities: Menu: Aug. 5 - Tyler County Fair Aug. 5- Chef Salad, Corn, Brownie Aug. 13- Calhoun Co. Picnic Aug. 6 - Pork Chops, Scalloped Aug. 20 - State Fair Potatoes, Peas, w/w Bread, Jello The Gilmer Co. Senior Center will Aug. 9 - Fish Sandwich, Macroni be having lunch at Cedar Creek Park Cheese, Cole Slaw, Cookie Aug. 24 at ! 1:30- 12:30. Aug. 10 - Brown Beans, Spinach, Anyone wanting to go on the trips Applesauce, Cornbread, Fruit )lease call the Senior Center at 462- Aug. //-Spaghetti, w/Meatballs, i761. Green Beans, Fruited Jelio, Hot Roll Auction Residence of Ed Duelley, Tanner, WV 10 miles from Glenville on Tanner and Newberne Road Follow Signs Saturday August 14, 2004 Starting at 10:00 am Antiques and Collectibles- China Cupboard, Oak Dresser w/mirrot (Good), Milk Bottle (Welch Dairy, Harrisville, WV), Marble Top Table, Corn Sheller on Stand, Gas Refrigerators (RCA Whirlpool and Servel), Blue Jars, Gas Light Fixtures, Atlas Good Luck Jars, (num- bered), Green Vases (McCoy), Depression Glass, Newspaper (The Hillbilly West Virginia, 1962-1963), Wall Plaques, (Colony House Wood Product, Grantsville, WV), Metal Tea Container, (Japan im- iported for The Weiseman Co. Cleveland, OH, fair condition), Kero- sene Lamp, Carbide Light, Ladies Hats, Cigarette Rolls, (Nugget), Sausage Grinders, Books, Clear Glass, (From Ellenboro Glass Fac- tory), Gas Cook Stove, (New Method), Iron Skillets, Ink Blotter (Advertise piece, Pennsbom, WV), Stone Jars. Six burner Cook Stove, (Garland), Microwave, Cooking Utensils Dishes, Appliances, Pressure Cooker, Pressure Canner, Metal Water Can, Beds Complete, Bed Linens. Glider, Porch Swings, Picnic Table w/Benches, Hand Tools, Double Tub w/Stand, Myers Water Pump, Water Tank, (325 gal. Capacity). Agway Riding Lawn Mower (11 H.P. Runs Good), push mower (3 1/2 H.P. Craftsman), push mower (Lawn Boy). Brush Hogs, (5ft.), Box Blade, (8ft.) Rear Scoop, 3pt. Hitch ?latform, Gravely Tractor. 1974 Ford F-600 (Runs Good, 5 speed w/2 speed Rear End). Fair of West Virginia Marlene Pierson-Joliffe, a native of Lewisburg, has been named manager of the State Fair of West Virginia., Pierson-Joliffe was selected from a field of 30 candidates, according to an announcement by Dr. John Wilson, president of the State Fair's Board of Directors. A 1984 graduate of Greenbrier East High School, Pierson-Joliffe replaces Ed Rock, whose career at the State Fair spanned 41 years. She will as- sume her duties November 1. Pierson- Joliffe holds a bachelor's degree in travel industry, management from Concord University and a master's degree in parks, recreation, and tour- Commerce. Her ties to the State Fair can be traced to her high school days, when she parked cars as a member of the Spartan marching band at Green- brier East High School. Her first paid position-in the entry department-came shortly after her high school gradua- tion. In her position as assistant man- ager at the State Fair, Pierson-Joliffe introduced a number of programs, including a year-round rental plan for the facility and corporate partnerships for the exposition. She developed and managed an advanced ticket sales program for the State Fair that grew 900 percent, from $18,000 to $160,000 in seven years. Terms: Cask or I.D. Chec~PS: Auctioneer Note: Cleaning out Lunch Served Not Responsible for 'Buildings .. we've eoUected for sev- • Accidents , eralyears Auctioneer: Ed Duelley Association of Fairs and Expositions Certified Fair Executive designation in 1997. Assistant/manager/sales and mar- keting coordinator for the State Fair from 1989-2003, Pierson-Joliffe most recently served as executive director of the Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Pierson-Joliffe received the Friends of Fairs and Festivals Award pre- sented annually by the West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals at the group's meeting earlier this year. She and her husband, Greenbrier Cir- cuit Judge Frank Joliffe reside in Lewisburg and have two children, Danielle and Jacob. She also has two step-children, Amy and Christopher. Watch Saturdays at 11:35 Last airing of the game show will be September 25, 2004. pomo On-air WV contestant - August 7, 2004 Dreama Allen ................. Belle,WV ................... $ 1,200 At-home players - $ 100 Howard Gum Huttonsville Johnnie Adair Parkersburg Kristin Kincaid Shady Spring Nancy Loftus Renick LO~ Grace Riffle Fairmont Good things happen when you play. Father Edwin Daschbach, SVD The Only Sadness: Not to be in Love We were made for love. That state- tiaUy pulls ~d invites them with the ment shouldn't require a lot of defense, support of consolation. It is easy to pray. Anyone w~ has been in love can vouch there are man~ emotional rewards. But for its veracity. Nothing so fulfills us, then the props begin tobe pulled away. exhilarates us, makes us feel that life is It starts to become harder to pray, dry- definitely worth living, ness replaces consolation, there The origin of that drive is a sense even of "wasting towards love is explained by time" attending to spiritual ac- thedefinitionScripturegives tivities. Great mystics tell us of God: God is love (I John that this is normal, the work- 4:!6). Since we are pulled, ings of God in the person's life driven towards love, it isevi- in an attempt to instill a devo- dent that we were made for tion to Himself for no other God. All experiences of love reason than love alone - not for fellow human beings in because of some rewards we this life are images of that personally get from efforts to ultimate pull within us to- follow him. wards God. It was discovered after the One of the reasons Jesus death of Mother Theresa that was seemingly rather reluc .... ' this wonderful woman whose tam to perform miracles in seemingly total existence was his li fe (so few are recounted filled with the Divine presence, in Scripture) is that miracles reveal only spent 50 years of her li fe in a Dark Night power. A being who is Love wants that of the Soul.' Since the mid 1940s when to be what attracts his rational creatures, she began working with the dying, with Kierkegaard expresses this truth by society rejects, with the poorest of the his story ofa king who falis in love with poor from the gutters of Calcutta, her a peasant girl. Afraid that she may be sense of GOd disappeared. She wrote:/ attracted towards him only because of am told God lives in me, and yet the his power and wealth, he decides to reality of darkness and coldness and become like the peasant girl, poor him- emptiness is so great that nothing touches self and living among the poor, so that if my soul. I feel just that terrible pain of she does indeed respond to his love it loss, of God not wanting me. will be because of her love. Mother Theresa and God were very This insight may help us to under-~ close friends. Her love for God never stand difficulties we have in our lives, failed (nor his love for her!). Hers was Instead of attributing them to a lack of the cry of God's own Son on the Cross: God'sconcernforus, wouldn't it be more My God, my God, why have you for- accurate to see them as ways that God saken me? Of course God hadn't - nor tries to keep us from loving him for any does he in our lives. But for those seri- other reason than love? ous about serving him, he wants them to | Notice how God works with people do it for, ultimately, no other reason I on their spiritual journey road. He ini- than love. i i i