Many families simply have fun with Easter eggs, adding a bit of colorful joy to the holiday. But by using eggs to celebrate Easter, you can teach your children something much more profound: that they are part of a faith that connects all believers with God!
The United States is a very medicated nation. Those medications may be helping you physically, but there’s a good chance that they are also hurting you mentally. Learn how these drugs are related to depression. I’ll also show you natural ways (as in, not taking another prescription) to treat depression and prevent the root causes of it.
Just once, for mercy’s sake can we not be the ones pelting out the door as the bus chugs away. Just once can the toddler agree to eat out of the red bowl? Just once can we make it with some semblance of normalcy instead of melting down into temper tantrums and tears and guilt?
Wouldn't it be nice if life consisted only of pleasant surprises, not the disappointing ones? Yet therein lies the true test of faith. How do you not only HANDLE real disappointments in life, but stay STRONG through them?
We often find ourselves consumed with the external cares of this world, investing our time, thoughts, and energy on selfish gain, worrying about the future, and spending our time and money on temporary pleasures. But the Christian life is completely the opposite!
Think about a phrase that’s often part of wedding vows: “From this day forward.” If you and your spouse both commit to moving forward in your marriage in certain ways from this day forward, God will create a new, successful marriage for you.
Easter can become a real sugar-coated occasion. Instead of giving your child sugar-laden marshmallow chicks and giant chocolate bunnies, use this special holiday as a way to give better-for-you gifts that stimulate their little brain and inspire creativity.
Tossing and turning. Watching the clock tick minute by minute. This is what it is like for tens of millions of sleepless Americans every night. But it doesn’t have to be like this. If you have problems falling asleep or staying asleep, it is possible get a great night’s sleep—without the aid of medication!
When we place our practices above Biblical principles, it’s a recipe for disaster.
I want to suggest that we can make this whole dating thing a lot simpler and less confusing by simply holding fast to the clear, relatively few principles spelled out in Scripture. What are those principles?
The next time you find yourself in a heated made-for-marriage cage match over who should've emptied the dishwasher, or who should've shut the gate before the dog escaped, and both of you are in your corners readying for another round, take a time out and speak these three words...
We all look for love; many of us fill our hearts with material things when we don’t find it. This powerful film tells the story of Ali, who, after attaching her self-worth to a beautiful wedding ring, learns a priceless lesson in generosity that will last her a lifetime.
What is it in your life that is holding you back from loving the life God gave you?