Promise Keeping Is Good For Your Health | November 28th
November 28th, 2023
Do you remember your promises? Hopefully, the answer is yes because the people to whom you make them sure do. Heaven also records your words. Maybe you've said, "I'll call you back. I promise!" "I wil...
Get The Deal Of Two Lifetimes
November 24th, 2023
According to the financial publication Finder, economists estimate that over 132 million Americans plan to shop on Black Friday weekend and Cyber Monday. The "Fact Checked" report says shoppers will s...
Counting Blessings Cuts Down Stress
November 23rd, 2023
According to the National Council For Mental Wellbeing, having thankful thoughts is highly advisable. They write, "Research has shown that consciously practicing gratitude can reduce feelings of stres...
Bring Encouragement With You This Thanksgiving
November 22nd, 2023
USA Today News recently discussed what guests should bring when invited for Thanksgiving dinner with those considered experts in courtesy and etiquette. Their suggestions included flowers arranged in ...
Finish Strong With Forty Days Of Thanksgiving
November 21st, 2023
According to the Epoch Converter, a tool used to record and report time and dates, forty days are left in 2023. Typically, people wait until the New Year to adjust, but that's too late. That mindset w...
Put Mercy On The Menu
November 20th, 2023
One of the many reasons people look forward to Thanksgiving is the opportunity to have a special meal with family and friends. In addition to the turkey, favorite dishes include stuffing, candied swee...
Are You Running From God?
November 19th, 2023
A lie has existed from the beginning of time, saying, "Running from God doesn't cost you anything." However, that distortion of the truth causes more chaos and harm than anything else. See, there is a...
Encourage One Another
November 18th, 2023
You may have heard about or even enjoyed attending a menu tasting. Typically, a menu is developed from three main components: Presentation, texture, and, most notably, taste. Thus, tasting food at an ...
Think About The Source Of Your Words
November 16th, 2023
Have you ever snapped at someone and then blamed your lack of sleep, needing a cup of coffee, or being hungry for being rude? If so, you are not alone. Typically, we look to scapegoat our harsh speech...
Think Before You Talk
November 15th, 2023
Have you ever said something and wished you could take it back moments later? The words didn't come out right, or the tone was harsh. Maybe you spoke too soon, without all the facts. When this happens...
Beware Of A Crab Mentality
November 4th, 2023
Have you ever been around a bucket of crabs? If so, you will notice an interesting phenomenon. When one crab tries to climb out of the bucket, the other crabs pull him back down!While we may not be i...
Cure Loneliness With Encouragement
November 3rd, 2023
A young man was returning home via ship from a military voyage. The last time he traveled back home, everyone who disembarked the boat returned to their welcome party except him because he had no one!...
November 2nd, 2023
Renowned cardiologists Ray Rosenman and Meyer Friedman coined the term "hurry sickness" after seeing that many of their patients suffered from a "harrying sense of time urgency." They determined that ...
All Saints Day
November 1st, 2023
A religious tradition held by Catholics, Methodists, Episcopalians, some Protestants, and several other denominations is the observance of All Saints Day. On this day, parishioners remember the saints...
Overcoming Evil With Good Decisions
October 31st, 2023
A reality of this life is that evil is all around us. Whether it's abuse of children, addictions, corrupt leadership agendas, senseless violence, or terrorism, it seems to be on the rise these days wi...
Combine Prayer And Action
October 27th, 2023
A little town in Kansas was in the middle of a prolonged drought, as were the neighboring areas. Sensing their congregation and community's desperation for rain, church members asked the pastor to hol...
Kindness Will Reward You
October 26th, 2023
William Somerset Maughan was an accomplished French playwright and novelist. His mother was considered to be a beautiful woman in her time. However, she was married to an extraordinarily ugly man! Whe...
Encouragement is oxygen for the mind.
October 25th, 2023
At times, life will be difficult and unfair. As a result, your struggles will suffocate you emotionally. In these moments of distress, you need encouragement to breathe again—think of it as oxygen. Ac...