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Ann's Beautiful Life

Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio | Posted 06.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio

My sister Ann is living a wonderful life now. She had a horrifying scare and took the whole family down the path of illness with her. Ann was diagnose...

Donald Trump Versus the Bible

Cynthia Burack | Posted 02.22.2016 | Religion
Cynthia Burack

An irony of this primary season is that Republican front runner Donald Trump--a public figure who hasn't been known for his piety--has both struggled ...

Proverbs of World Jewish Communities

Lev Hakak | Posted 02.19.2017 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

Many proverbs were borrowed from the various nations that the Jews lived among or from other Jewish communities. Presenting a proverb as coming from a certain country indicates that the Jews of that country used it, and it does not mean that they originated it.

Meatless Monday: Meatless by the Book

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.18.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

If you want to find justification in the Bible for any sort of behavior, it's in there. It's just a matter of interpretation, from when the earth will...

Dreams Becoming Reality

Jackson Richman | Posted 09.18.2016 | Good News
Jackson Richman

Since childhood, I have been interested in journalism and politics. When I was in my early teens, I frequently watched the early local news. Now as a young adult, attending school in Washington, D.C. I can take advantage of a plethora of journalistic opportunities.

The Key to Living a Happier Life

Jinna Yang | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinna Yang

My mind became more open, I made the investment to place myself in an environment that was bigger than anything I had ever known -- my eyes saw things that I couldn't believe -- my problems became smaller because my world got larger, and more magical.

Meatless Monday: Viva la Revolution -- Let's Eat

Ellen Kanner | Posted 04.18.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

EatWith is the fabulous global community of 500 hand-picked hosts who open their homes and make you dinner. It's a chance to connect with new people in an intimate environment and enjoy a shared meal. It's like a pop up dinner party. And it's my secret weapon.

Best in Show! What's Your Favorite Dog or Cat Saying?

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Hodgson

As a parent and dog trainer I'm programmed to look at life from another's perspective, and this time my impulses took a refreshing turn. With idiom dictionaries in hand, I scrolled through and took a look at the origin and meanings of idioms that evolved from our relationship with dogs and cats. It's been a delightful romp!

The Essence Galvanizer

Miriam Ava | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Lemon juice opens up flavors. Whip up a meal and smell/taste for yourself. When life hands you the proverbial lemon, you learn to discern the compone...

Moms Like Mother's Day

Bill Prescott | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Prescott

I like reasons to celebrate, and there is no one on this planet that deserves your recognition more than your mom.

On Being a Dictator

Safiya Jafari Simmons | Posted 06.03.2014 | Religion
Safiya Jafari Simmons

When we presume to know how God will bless us or deliver our breakthrough, we go from asking of God to demanding of Him.

These 9 Cliches May Sum Up Everything You Need To Know About Life

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Universally feared and loathed by any writer who's taken a Fiction 101 class, cliches are, by definition, phrases so overused that they've become virt...

My College Professor Was an Ex-Con... How About Yours?

Dr. Robert M. Myers | Posted 10.09.2013 | College
Dr. Robert M. Myers

It's almost time for another year to begin at colleges and universities throughout the country. Most students and parents have spent a lot of time vi...

Fourth Trimester Abortion: Are You Serious?

Dr. Robert M. Myers | Posted 09.28.2013 | College
Dr. Robert M. Myers

Today I want to talk with you about fourth trimester abortions. I hope you are already asking yourself what this means. The term itself makes no sen...

What the Bible Says - And Doesn't Say - About Women

David Lose | Posted 11.22.2012 | Religion
David Lose

This Sunday countless girls will be sitting in church listening to this passage. How many will hear it interpreted not as one more ideal they can't live up to but instead as a powerful voice that invites them to imagine that they have worth in and of themselves, that they can do anything they set their minds to.

Anne Bronte's Religious Imagination

Michael Gilmour | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

For readers interested in the intersections of theology, the Bible, and creative writing, Anne Brontë's books offer a wealth of fascinating material,

What Is On Your Mind?

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

It is amazing to think about how much we are affected by our thoughts. Our thoughts create the world in which we live. As the Proverbs writer has proclaimed, thoughts run our lives.

Scrooge, Vision And You: Cultivating Spirituality In The Workplace

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

It isn't easy keeping an open heart in the face of greed and arrogance in an environment that does not support and respect you, but holding on to a wider vision of life can be transformative and healing.

In Search of the World's Best Proverbs

Steve Leveen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Leveen

Not only do proverbs teach language but culture as well. Proverbs often embody what can be most pleasing about learning another language -- a surprising change in perspective.