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Ronny Michel, Author at L'Observateur

Opinion

What exactly is a Christian?

As my daughter Monique read a book to her 6-year-old daughter Charlie, Charlie asked, “What exactly is a Christian?” Keep in mind that Charlie has ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Traditions build a family

I’m ready to add a few flowers to my landscape. I waited this long because it’s what my Maw Maw Jello taught me. She was ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Staying connected can help with healing

Trying to figure out the new mandolin food slicer on my own was a mistake. So was disregarding the food holder. Instead, I held the ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Pondering the miracle of Easter

  I admit it. I get caught up in holidays. And if you ever forget which one is approaching, just take a look at the ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Nothing is too great or small

I tried to make Easter shopping easier on myself by ordering plastic beach totes that my adult children wanted. When the bags arrived, I left ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Find the way on our journey

I had never been to Ethel, Louisiana, and the three family members who accompanied me to attend a family wedding there may wish I had ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Make good choices; our decisions affect others

Although I’ve never dreamed of going to Colorado, when the opportunity to travel with two daughters, a son-in-law and four granddaughters was offered, I accepted. ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

The Lord hears us when we call

We weren’t the only people who took advantage of warmer weather and headed to Storyland in New Orleans. Several other families watched their little ones ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Breaking free from the past

My whole train of thought is often directed by a phone call. Once, it was a conversation with someone who asked me to pray for ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Everything has a place…even the nuts

I vividly remember February 14, 2002.  Victoria’s 7 year-old eyes slowly scanned the Valentine loot scattered on the kitchen table.  Pushing aside the small white ... Read more

by Ronny Michel, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:00 am

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