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.

Have you ever run into someone at the store and not been able to place where you know them from, so you just played along? Now, imagine if that awkward moment did not end there, but instead spiraled into unwanted visits, confrontations, and drudging up old secrets. That is the premise of The Gift.

In The Gift, Robyn (Rebecca Hall) and Simon (Jason Bateman) have moved closer to family for a fresh start after a miscarriage and a “rough patch.” As they are getting settled in, they run into Gordo...

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THE WAY OF GRACE
by Glandion Carney and Marjean Brooks
InterVarsity Press, paperback, 152 pages
reviewed by Alexis Turner

Anglican priest Glandion Carney is currently battling Parkinson’s disease. Throughout this book he guides his readers through the different struggles he has faced, and he provides insight to solutions at the end of each chapter. Some of the topics Carney faces deal with grace, submission, relinquishment, compassion, vulnerability, simplicity, and hopefulness.

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TABLE IN THE DARKNESS
by Lee Wolfe Blum
InterVarsity Press, 9780830843084
PB, 198 pages

Blum takes the reader on a journey through her problems with an eating disorder and depression. Being up and down with severe weight issues caused problems with movement, breathing, socializing, buying clothes, holding a job, and even with praying. The author is honest about her struggles, expressing her doubts, frustrations, anger, and fear. She tells the reader how she struggled with keeping her faith...

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As an investor, how can you avoid making mistakes? It’s not always easy, because investing can be full of potential pitfalls. But if you know what the most common mistakes are at different stages of an investor’s life, you may have a better chance of avoiding these costly errors.

Let’s take a look at some investment mistakes you’ll want to avoid when you’re young, when you’re in mid-career, when you’re nearing retirement and when you’ve just retired.

When you’re young ...

Mistake: Investing...

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A paper town is a fictional town that is invented by cartographers to make it obvious if someone violates their copyright. This fact is perhaps the most interesting part of Paper Towns, the novel, and now film, by John Green. Even still, Paper Towns is an earnest and fun take on the end of high school.

In Paper Towns, Quentin (Nat Wolff) believes that the miracle of his life is that he grew up across the street from Margo Roth Spiegelman (Cara Delevingne), a beautiful, adventurous, somewhat...

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These days, you can go online and invest, for modest fees. You can also visit various websites for research and watch numerous cable shows for investment recommendations. So, why shouldn’t you be a “do-it-yourself” investor rather than work with a financial professional?

Actually, there are at least five good reasons why a financial advisor can help make you a better investor.

A financial advisor can:
Ask the right questions — If you try to invest on your own, you may find yourself asking the...

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