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5 Ways to Cut Your Holiday Spending

Even though Christmas is the season of giving, it can also be a time when it’s really tempting to overspend. To keep from falling into that trap, you need to have a plan.

So here are few ways to keep your spending in check this Christmas.

17 Prayers of Gratitude for the Holiday Season

How healthy are you going into this holiday season?

While you can try to steer clear of germs, pump up the antioxidants, and even get your flu shots, one of the healthiest habits you can cultivate is to express a grateful heart.

AIDING AGING PARENTS

It’s not easy to watch your parents age. Helping parents transition into the later years can be a delicate matter, but there are ways you can help them ease into the elderly stage and to cope better.  

Run Your Race

My mind raced with questions:  Why did this happen? What did I do wrong? Could I have prevented this?  The weight of these questions haunted me and left me feeling like it was my fault that my little boy had autism....

Top 4 Questions Singles Dread and What to Ask Instead

Family members do mean well during holiday get-togethers.  They ask questions that single people absolutely dread.

Here are some of the questions single Christians hate hearing the most during the holidays, and better questions to ask instead. 

A Prayer to Give Fear the Boot

Fear stands at the doorway of our destinies and dares us to step inside. It bullies us into believing that if we step across the threshold we will fail, or worse yet, God will fail us....

No, Your Child’s Bad Choice Does Not Make You a Bad Mom

I had this nifty little equation cemented in my mind. It went like this: crying baby = bad mom.  Well, at least one of my children has misbehaved or made foolish choices. I guess that puts me in bold contention for worst mom of the year. Or decade.

Or does it?

Thanksgiving: The Power of a Thankful Heart

It is not always easy to give thanks, but this is the very thing we must do in order to see God's will accomplished in our lives. This is how we move into higher realms of faith for ourselves, for our city, and for our nation...

Some Reasons You Aren't Ready For a Relationship

You’re single. The novelty of a bachelor/bachelorette lifestyle wore off long ago, and you’re ready to meet someone and settle down.  Here are some ways to help you determine if you're ready for a relationship....

When Fitness Goals Hurt More Than Help

When does “getting in shape” become something I worship, so focused on achieving specific visual results that I’m never truly content with my appearance, never able to be grateful for the body God has given me?

5 One Pot Meals: Easy Dinners for Busy Nights

Count 'em -- 5 recipes to cover a whole week, and each one only uses one pot to prepare (OK, not counting the cutting board!)

Here are not only some great recipes, but some quick easy techniques, for those days when you need a quick, easy to clean up meal for the whole family.

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