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Steven Ray Bowen, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Columns

Almost 30, she asks…

Some months ago, a young ‘almost-thirty’ mother from church here in Red Oak sent me a request to teach on the “family altar.” Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Saturday, October 24, 2020 11:00 am

Columns

The Braves and Astros, Joe DiMaggio, and an old Cuban fisherman

With baseball in full swing – the Braves and the Astros still hanging in trying to punch their tickets to the World Series, I thought ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:48 am

Columns

From deep in the valley comes the ageless words

I want to take you on a little tour this week to one of the greatest declarations of faith ever. It came in a most ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:46 am

Columns

The blessing of our ‘balcony people’

Every now and then I run across a life-changing lesson. That happened a few years ago when a friend named Toni Short handed me a ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:00 am

Columns

On doubt, disbelief and God

Out of the mouth of babes. If you’ve been thinking about your faith a little more than usual during this anomaly we know as 2020, ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:09 pm

Columns

Sometimes you need a boxing trainer

School is in (It’s different than it has ever been, as you know), some of you have been locked in way too long (that’s an ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, September 4, 2020 7:49 pm

Columns

The pleasures of coming home to Georgia

The amazin’ blonde and I just landed back in Texas from Atlanta on Monday evening. Sometimes I just have to go home – there’s something ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:00 am

Columns

The power of faith

A little more than a year ago, you and I shared the story of my dad, C. T. Bowen, on his eighty-ninth birthday. Now, a ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:00 am

Columns

BOWEN: Raccoon John Smith’s lesson from a log

Funny where the best lessons come from—a pandemic, perhaps, or maybe a good old-fashioned sit-down ‘talk’ with mama, or just from the famous school of ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Thursday, June 4, 2020 4:29 pm

Columns

BOWEN: Ah, here’s something this pandemic has taught us

So, what is it that we’re learning today in this pandemic period? That type of question probably sounds a great deal like one of the ... Read more

by Steven Ray Bowen, Friday, May 22, 2020 4:57 pm

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