Elizabeth Reishus

Elizabeth Reishus

The Word From on High (Avenue)

Fall fashion tips

When you think of fashion advice, you probably don’t think of the Gaylord Hub. Well, that is about to change. Here are my fall fashion tips. First the most important tip to remember is: If a trend does not work...

Bear with me

Is it possible I am part bear? Every fall I get the urge to eat a lot and take a nap until spring. Am I alone in this? Are there others like me? Each December I also get the urge...
I heard a recent radio story commemorating the 20th anniversary of signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On July 20, 1990, President George (H.W.) Bush signed this historic piece of American law. The radio piece by by Sasha Aslanian...
I am not in the habit of addressing one person in such a public fashion, but I feel I ought answer the questions publically directed at me by Rev. Hinz and clarify a few points. First of all, my column...

Hope for healing

Why do you suppose the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press are in the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution? Because words are powerful. We teach it to children in anti-bullying curriculum. Words can hurt. Innocent people in...

It is a matter of civil rights

After the anti gay rights rhetoric that we have published in the Hub, I felt compelled to respond. I was raised and confirmed Catholic. I am an active member of the United Church of Christ. I don’t want to get...

Take stock of what you have

Hey, that would make a good column! It’s a phrase I hear often. And it is usually true. During a recent trip to Jerry’s Home Quality Foods, I ran into Carol Hed. Somehow we got to talking about the...

A response to my column

This is a re-print of a letter from a local pastor inresponse to my column last week. To the Editor: As a Christian pastor I don't normally “talk back” to the one who speaks “From On High” but in this case...

Stop bullies now!

In the past month or so, it seems the headlines and news broadcasts were filled with stories of teens who took their own lives because of severe bullying. Cody Barker, age 17, of Shiocton, Wisconsin; Asher Brown, age 13, of...

Went to the Lake

My children and I just returned from a week at Pilgrim Point Camp, which is why I had no column last week. We had a great time, but I didn’t put any thought into what to write while I...