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Family and Friends Prolong Life

We humans are social creatures by nature. It’s in our genes that we’re more likely to not just survive, but also to thrive in health and wellness when we work together.
If you find the life of a "loner" tough, here's an ironclad case to seek out community - and reap multiple benefits from it!

A Christian Couple's Journey to Adoption

We can't help but see this couple’s beautiful adoption journey through God’s eyes.  The inexpressible joy they feel when they first hold that precious baby - that must be how God feels about us when we are adopted into His family!

Not a dry eye in the office!

How to Dare to Do Mighty Things for God as a Woman

Many women sense God’s call to lead in a variety of different ways, but tragically lack the opportunities, encouragement, and support they need to do the work God is calling them to do. If you’re a woman who senses God calling you to dare to do something mighty for his kingdom, here's how you can step out to do so!

How Do I Keep My Kids Safe Online?

Getting your child a smartphone because "everyone has one" creates a massive responsibility for parents.  Today's smartphones mean our children carry around 24/7 computers - along with all the Prevalent dangers to their well-being, mental and moral health, and safety.

Here are 5 ways we can begin to keep our kids safe online....

3 Things COVID Exposed to Me about My Marriage

When you got married, you likely assumed the biggest source of contention between you and your spouse would be either in-laws, or money, or child-rearing. But then COVID-19 showed up like an uninvited houseguest and overstayed its welcome for most of 2020.

7 Simple Ways to Find Faith in the Chaos

I want faith to be an important part of my life, but some days there seems to be no room for it because everything else is pushing it out of the way. These seven tried-and-true tips revive my faith, no matter how busy I am, and I think they will help you, too.

How to Lose Weight with Mindfulness

What if I told you that the best weight-loss plan doesn’t cost a dime? It doesn’t involve a new fad, it doesn’t involve you giving up your favorite foods, it doesn’t make you count points or read labels, and it doesn’t involve meetings or expensive, frozen pre-made meals that taste like chalk. It’s true!  Here's how....

5 Types of Women That Make Bad Wives

Since Proverbs 31 paints a picture of an excellent wife, does that mean there’s such a thing as a non-excellent wife?  If you’re a single man, you should want to know. If you’re a married woman, or a woman who one day wants to be married, you should want to know, too. No woman wants to be a bad wife. No man wants to marry one, either.

So… what type of woman makes a “less-than-excellent” wife? 

3 Reasons to Keep Hoping Instead of Giving Up

In the midst of our darkness, the prospect of giving up feels almost inevitable. Why cling to hope if it’s just going to result in more suffering?  All I can do is offer three simple reasons to keep hoping instead of giving up.

Caffeine’s Benefits and Dangers

Many people forget—caffeine is a drug. It alters mood, behavior, and the chemical workings of your body. There are probably more people addicted to caffeine than any other drug on the planet. Maybe more than all other drugs combined. So you might be surprised to hear me say—that’s not necessarily a bad thing....

Sharpen Students’ Minds with Proper Nutrition

Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience déjá vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain drain” – when kids lose skills they mastered the previous year.

How can a proper diet help reverse this trend?

8 Reasons Why a Boring Marriage is Beautiful

If we’re in a boring marriage, the how-to’s and quick tips come quickly in an effort to shake things up. But is it really a sign of a problem? Should we be worried if we think our marriage is boring? Maybe boring marriages aren't such a bad thing.

Maybe a boring marriage is the sign of a beautiful marriage. Here are 8 reasons you might not have considered for why a boring marriage is beautiful.

What You Are Wearing To Church

When the outfit becomes more important than the attitude we wear to church, we are in big trouble!
Here is something to think about before Sunday: Wear your best to honor God, or come as you are? YES.

How to Answer Little People's Big Questions

We’ve all been asked questions that we have absolutely no idea how we’re supposed to answer, let alone on a kid-appropriate level. Spiritual preparedness is the only key to responding to the wacky, weary, out-of-bound inquiries pint-sized people can ask.

Here are a few actions to find the right answers.

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