Are You Looking at Buying an Older Home? Here Are Some Common Problems to...

Older homes have their charms, but they can also come with a slew of problems. As building codes have been updated over the years,...

Some Friends Aren’t Made to Stay Around Forever

Friendship is a precious gift. I am thankful for the amazing friends that God has used to impact me as I’ve walked these 31...

Lent Is Here: 7 Tips to Experience a Spiritual Cleanse

How to Spring Clean Your Spirit While you’re cleaning out closets and sweeping under the furniture, think about this: Spring cleaning, while worth the effort,...

Study: Posting (and Reading) Mean Anonymous Comments Online is Unhealthy

Novelist Anne Rice, best known for her books about vampires, has signed onto a petition asking Amazon.com to stop allowing people to post anonymous...

How Guilt Plays Tricks On Your Mind

The purpose of guilty feelings is to alert you when you've done or are about to do something that might cause harm or distress...

I Am Very Successful, but I Don’t Feel Fulfilled

Jesus Christ said he came to give you abundant life and rest.  Isn’t that what you yearn for – a meaningful, peaceful life –...

What Seems Dead Is Coming Back to Life at God’s Command

“Wow! You breathed new life into these balloons,” I told our oldest son Kedar. I noticed one of the old helium balloons in our house...

The Unfortunate Self-Sabotaging Practices of Many Females

How women inadvertently undermine their own success. I was surprised when my friend was terminated from an organization where we both worked for several years....

From Soldier to Beauty Queen: the First Black Miss Israel Visits America

The Ethiopian native was a soldier in Israel when a friend signed her up to compete; now she represents her country on the world...

If You’re Waiting on God, Here Are Four Things You Should Do

While driving through a pastoral area last week in rural Florida, I was enjoying the peaceful scenery of cows, horses and the occasional pygmy...

What Do You Do When Nobody Gets You?

It seems I’ve been misunderstood my whole life. I was an extremely shy kid, but some thought I was just a snob. Fast forward...

Find Freedom In Admitting: Yes, I’m a Hot Mess

Last Saturday, I took a break from yard work and ran to Starbucks for a cup of coffee. While getting my coffee, a lady...

Tiger Mom, Amy Chua, on Why Nigerian Americans Are More Successful than Black Americans

Amy Chua has a theory about why black Americans groomed in this West African culture are more accomplished. Plus, those hilarious spoofs parodying Nigerian...

New Study Claims Pornography Addiction Does Not Exist, But Morality in Media Is Standing...

A new paper purporting to demonstrate that pornography addiction does not exist has been rebutted by a noted neuroscientist, Dr. Donald Hilton, MD, in...

How to Spend Six Months In Europe

Europe is a popular destination year-round, and it becomes all the more popular as the temperatures rise and students and families opt to travel...

Some Alcoholics Anonymous Chapters are Abandoning Organization’s Religious Foundation

Three floors above a Manhattan street of loading docks and coffee shops, in a functional room of folding chairs and linoleum tile, a man...

Made to Shine: The World Needs You to Cross Your Own Olympic Finish Line

Fifth grade track meet. I was a favorite for the 100-meter sprint. The crowd was exhilarating! A whopping twenty or so parents piled on...

Yes, You Should ‘Do What You Love’; But When Work Is Worship, Christians Get...

"You won't see me here often," another mom informs me last fall, on the first day of school. "I work." Inside, I silently rise to...

Unleash Your Clout: 10 Ways to Have a Significant Impact on Others

Editor's Note: The following is a report on the practical applications of Jenni Catron’s new book Clout: Discover and Unleash Your God-Given Influence (Thomas...

Success, Motivation, and Goals: 12 Good Reasons Why You Should Keep a Journal

For years I've kept a journal to chronicle my life, plan for my dreams and strategize my goals. It is one of the important...