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Don’t Invite Your Expectations to Thanksgiving

Your family members are gathered for a Thanksgiving feast. As you enjoy delicious food and engaging conversation, you look out across the table and think of how thankful you are for this experience. It's all perfect, except for one thing.  It’s not real.

Here are some all-too-common scenarios that can burst the bubble of unrealistic expectations at Thanksgiving – and what you can do if you encounter them...

10 Good Things Social Media Can Never Offer Us

I have discovered that God is the only remedy strong enough to free us from technologies’ trappings. In Him alone, we find 10 good things no social media platform can offer us.

Photo credit: pexels: Karolina Grabowska

Don’t Let Food Cloud Your Focus This Thanksgiving

Approach holiday eating from a faith-based intuitive eating perspective, then a season of true abundance and gratitude opens up.  Here are three key points we can keep in mind so we don’t let food overwhelm our focus this Thanksgiving...

9 Prayers for When You’re Going Through the Storm

In some of the most difficult times in life, I’ve learned the power of praying God’s words back to Him.  Here are 9 strategic prayers that I hope will get you through some of the toughest times in your life.....

Are You Teaching Your Teen to be Discontent?

When you’re not content, you spend your whole life jumping from one thing to another, always hoping the next thing will be the one big thing that makes you happy. If that’s your approach, it will never happen.

How do we teach our teens to steer clear of this trap?

Take a Smart Approach to Retirement Planning

Although retirement is a milestone for all working adults, decades of hard work may not pay off if you haven’t planned for your financial needs once a regular paycheck stops coming.
Consider this advice to get on a path toward financially secure retirement.

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...

5 Ways to Protect Your Marriage on Social Media

Did you know that 20 percent of divorces involve Facebook?  Social media can be fun and largely harmless, but if not approached with discretion it leads many down a path of emotional (and even physical) infidelity. 
Here are five principles you can use to guard how you and your spouse conduct yourselves on social media.

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.

Fight Off the Flu

Colder weather and cold and flu season go hand-in-hand. While you may not be able to completely avoid getting sick, you can take some steps to protect yourself and minimize the chances of a serious illness.

Family History: How Your Genes Affect Your Health

There are many things you can do to reduce your risk of developing various diseases, but there is one thing you simply can’t change: your genes.

We talk about how strong a strong predictor of many health problems genetics is, and what you can do about it. 

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