Happy Birthday greetings to Mark Wall, of New Orleans, Feb. 10; Tricia Anthony, of Natalbany, and Barbara Venable Arnold, of Denham Springs, both Feb. 23; and Sean Snyder, of Madisonville, and my great-nephew, Pace Dawkins, of Woodstock, Georgia, Feb. 14.

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Anniversary blessings to Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Zachary, of Woodland, Feb. 12; Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Snoddy, Feb. 14; Mr. and Mrs. Danny Carruth; Mr. and Mrs. Carey Dover, Feb. 23; Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Warren, Feb. 18; Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Wascom, Feb. 25. Wishing all those celebrating a joyous, loving day.

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February Greensburg First Baptist Church stars are Hunter Caraway, Paula Campo, James Tillman, Nicholis Carruth, Brittany Dover, Richard Mitchell, Devin Bonaventure, Dean Burnett, Din Carter, Denise Caraway, Ben Denham, and Mary Jo Carter.

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A Philippines mission presentation was made by Phillip Snoddy on Jan. 27 at Tom and Janice McNabb’s home. Great food and fellowship were enjoyed by those present, along with delicious birthday cake for yours truly.

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Congratulations to Amite High football coach Alden Foster. He’s taking on the head coaching post at East St. John in Reserve. Coach Foster started out at St. Helena High, then went to Amite High. Wherever you go, coach Alder, there’s bound to be a winning team.

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Happy belated 60th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Larry Mobley, of Amite, Dec. 21, who celebrated with their children at Amite Boston Restaurant.

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A ribbon-cutting was held Jan. 16 for the St. Helena College and Career Academy.

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When Jesus is within us, then it will shine outside of us. As the Apostle Paul says, we are to “be imitators of God and walk in love, as He also loved us” (Eph. 5:1-2). Joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness and self control, will shine through, as we so do.

Fran Snoddy writes Butterfly Wings for The Advocate Extra. Contact her at (225) 777-4363.