Life

A Stress Free Christmas

Is it really possible to have a stress-free Christmas? Remember when you were a child and Christmas was a glorious mixture of parties, Christmas tree decorations, beautiful lights, Christmas cookies, going to the mall and sitting on Santa’s lap, dreaming about the presents awaiting you? When did all of that change? For most of us, […]

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Eden the Christmas Connection

Jesus’ birth into the world was nothing short of an act of desperate, extravagant love by God, who had been pursuing humanity down through the ages. It was the culmination of a long and sordid tale of love gone bad. Humanity had spurned God, and now, He had come in person, “for God was in […]

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Is it Okay to Break the Law?

When is it okay, if ever, for Christians to break the law? Scripture makes it clear that Christians are to follow the governing authorities that God has placed over them. The Bible says, “Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there […]

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Christmas Treats

Tis the season to be merry! What’s merrier than a home filled with the scent of holiday bread, or a countertop with a fresh pitcher of eggnog? As the Christmas holiday approaches and we plan for get-togethers and gift giving, don’t forget the real reason for the season. It is the celebration of the arrival […]

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(No) Baby on Board

It’s a hot button issue; more than ever before women have control over their reproductive lives. We have everything from birth control pills to fertility treatments at our fingertips. We can choose to have a baby now or freeze our eggs and save them until, well, just about whenever we feel like it. In the […]

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How to Have Great Relationships

Relationships take work! The more significant the relationship is in a person’s life, the more effort and energy it takes to keep it moving forward in a healthy direction. For example, a person who is married would naturally invest a lot more time and energy with a spouse than he would in talking with his […]

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Living Your God Given Potential

Several weeks ago I was forwarded a “must see” video from my mother-in-law. Unlike many videos forwarded to my email box, this one was followed up by an immediate phone call from my husband. “Did you watch it yet? Did you open the email?” his voice raced on the other end. Curiosity got the better […]

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Twitter #Single

Yes, search #single on twitter and find a myriad of interesting, funny and sad tweets.  One hundred forty characters are used to punctuate a person’s perspective on being single.   A quick peek revealed a range of feelings including: #single  I do what I wanna do, #single and hate it, I’m not #single I’m in a […]

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Who Do Your Kids Look Up To?

Who do your kids look up to?  Who are their heroes?  Is it even important to think about who our children look up to?  Only to the extent that we as parents realize that our children will want to emulate their heroes. You tend to want to be like the person or people you look […]

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