Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

THE BARON'S HONOURABLE DAUGHTER
by Lynn Morris
Faith Words Publishers, 978-1-4555-7559-6, PB, 368 pages, $15.

This book is a Christian historical-fiction romance novel about Valeria Segrave, a young noblewoman in 18th century England, who must learn how to manage her family's estate and then herself as she enters London's high society – all while under the enigmatic study of young Lord Hylton.

The book begins with interesting, fleshed-out characters – particularly that of Valeria's mother...

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If you're an investor, you probably had a pretty good year in 2014. But what's in store for 2015?

It's essentially impossible to make precise predictions about the performance of the financial markets — but it is possible to identify those economic conditions and market forces that may help shape the outcomes in the investment world for 2015. And by paying close attention to these conditions and forces, you can gain some valuable insights as to what investment moves might make sense for you....

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Selma, the new film about the historic protests in Selma, Alabama, opens with a jarring shift. The audience is taken abruptly from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. accepting his Nobel Peace Prize to the shock and horror of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing. Although the bombing occurred in 1963, nearly a year and a half before King's Nobel Prize acceptance, I think the juxtaposition of the two moments sets the tone for the whole film. If you thought Selma would simply be a celebration of the...

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THE UNIQUE ONE
by Cecil Price
Bible Message Publications, 169 pages, $19.99

"Isn't Christianity just another religion?" A few years ago, a friend asked me this question.

"Well, no," I replied nervously, for I was a Christian. He went on to inquire about the validity of Jesus' claims, but I could not back up my answers very well. I could not provide a logical reason for the hope that was within me. I wish The Unique One had been published before this interaction.

Throughout the course of...

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For the past six years, my column, "Schindler Sez", has been featured in several local newspapers. It has truly been an enjoyable experience and hopefully, from time to time, it has put a smile on your face and gave you something to think about.

However, Father Time's clock keeps on ticking and I now find myself in my eightieth year. So before my time runs out, I have decided to complete my bucket list...before I kick it. For example, I am working on a book of poems, which will be entitled...

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Warren Buffet, the "Oracle from Omaha," is considered one of the most successful investors in history. Yet while the investment world may seem complex, Mr. Buffet's advice is actually pretty simple. Here are a few Buffet quotes, along with some suggestions on putting them to use:

"Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down."

Essentially, this means you should look for good investment vehicles whose price may have dropped. A "bear"...

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