Let the dieting begin! Most of us had good intentions for maintaining our weight over the Thanksgiving weekend. But when we stepped on the scales this morning, we couldn’t get away from the truth: We indulged, we overate, and now
Who’s your hero? All my life I’ve looked up to people I thought were doing important things. As a five-year-old, I read Sleeping Beauty, loved Princess Aurora’s happy ending. I imagined myself being rescued by handsome Prince Philip. Influenced by
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Experience the God Who Delivers
God’s people had cried out to God. They were in anguish because of their oppression. He heard them. The children of Israel had cried out to
Last week I took a much-needed break from technology. For a few days, I fasted from using my cell phone; that meant no calling or texting family or friends. I gave up my right to use my computer—no checking
Every day we wait. We wait in line at the grocery store. We wait for the traffic light to change. We wait for our children to be ready for school. We wait for the workday to end. We wait for
Have you thought about how much time we spend in waiting rooms? Last Saturday morning, I woke up with congestion and a sore throat. I called my HMO and explained my symptoms to a nurses’ assistant. Next, I waited
This Veteran’s Day, I’ve been thinking about commitment. Wikipedia defines commitment as the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.,”the company’s commitment to quality.” Commitment involves a duty, willingly fulfilled, according to the charge entrusted.
“What’s the use?” Ever prayed about something and it seemed to worsen? God’s eternal purposes prevail, though things may not seem better right away; He has lessons to teach us while we wait for the answer. If we depend
What’s in a name? A lot, actually. Especially when it comes to the name of God. Ever hear God’s name tossed around carelessly? It’s sometimes used in cursing or to make off-color comments, but that is not at all
I am a woman of many moods, and they all require chocolate. If chocolate were prescribed for feelings, maybe dark chocolate would be given for occasional bouts of depression. With financial trouble, maybe chewy caramel and nuts with milk