What does the Fourth of July mean to contemporary Americans? For many it means a day off from work and little more. To others it means an opportunity to "party," roast hot dogs, and watch fireworks. But to the Founders of our nation, it meant far more.
Some amazing insight into the birth of our country that you can share with your family!
You’re not sure how much longer you can hang on. You’re in the middle of a trial, desperately needing some encouragement - and someone says, “You know, God will never give you more than you can handle.”
Actually, here are 4 reasons God DOES give us more than we can handle.
If your kids regularly embarrass and frustrate you with their disrespect and rebellion, you may think you're fighting a losing battle with them. But you can win their respect – and quickly, too – without a futile power struggle.
We wouldn’t expect our bodies to stay healthy if we binged on sugar or never exercised. We can’t expect our souls to stay healthy either when we don’t feed our spirits the Word of God and experience Him in deep community -- even over the summer!
Regular physical activity at any age can help you live longer, feel better and reduce health problems. But far too many people, including baby boomers, don't get the exercise they need. Here's how boomers can find ways to get their bodies moving so they can live longer, healthier lives.
Singles, is online dating inherently evil or good? Is it something that you personally are turning to? Opinions on this topic are passionate, and there's lots of disinformation out there. Here's some balanced perspective to help you decide what you should do.
As women, we grow up dreaming about whom we’ll someday marry. We watch countless romantic movies and read fairy tales about Prince Charming. Often when our interests are sparked and feelings are flowing, we can get swept away and even lose sight of what is true.
But God can give guidance or even some red flags of those to be aware of along the way.
Summer fun is not reserved for the young, tan, fit mom. It’s for every mom who’s playing in the sand, not thinking about how she looks while doing it. I don’t owe my kids a hot mom, but I do owe them a joyful one, every summer, no matter my size or shape
When you’re dating and falling in love, it’s easy to see your guy as Prince Charming and nothing else. Yet every couple eventually comes to the realization they are mere mortals. The butterflies flutter away. The heart stops beating wildly at the sight of your mate. You might wonder "where did my Prince Charming go?"
Instead of asking this, try these three questions instead...
Picture this. You wake to a sunny and mild day. You grab your first cup of coffee and your morning cake and walk onto the porch to savor a few moments of peace. Wait, cake? Yes, I said cake! There is nothing wrong with cake for breakfast because this is the perfect recipe!
I’ll never forget the thrill of being a newlywed – the ecstasy, stunning new realities, and fulfillment that was beyond expectation and description. But I quickly learned that this stage of marriage is short lived. Sooner or later, the valley will come.