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5 Lessons to Learn from Your Toddler

Our children can teach us so much about life just through the way they act, and my child definitely has!  I have been learning how I sometimes act toward my Heavenly Father, and how childish I can be in my life...

"Why am I So Angry?"

Do you struggle with anger? Author and Counselor Nicole Unice talks about how we can separate our strong negative reactions from the shame we feel about them, to analyze our feelings and find God’s deeper healing.

8 Do’s and Don’ts to Become Debt-Free

You can improve money management skills when you objectively look at past money habits and mistakes and have plans in place to reduce the debt load.  Every dollar that doesn’t pay a debt allows you to have more financial freedom.

Here are eight do’s and don’ts for becoming debt-free...

Do You Nitpick Your Every Flaw?

How do you contend with yourself when you’d rather be someone else?

This is the question I’ve been considering: Because sometimes I am afraid of who I am and what I look like.

Turn Newlywed Bliss into a Lasting Marriage

Once your wedding vows have been said, you and your spouse can start on an even bigger adventure - the miracle of merging your lives together. When the bliss wears off and challenges confront you, you'll need to build the kind of relationship that will stand the test of time.

Faith Helped This Woman Silence Bullies With Her Amazing Transformation

Meghan Gilbert endured years of bullying because of her weight. Cruel classmates even taunted her with nicknames like “Thunder Thighs” and “Jiggly Legs.” But then this 1 thing changed everything about Meghan Gilbert’s weight-loss journey. And she silenced her bullies with an amazing transformation!

Rest: The Forgotten Key to Our Emotional Well-Being

We live in a world where late nights and early mornings validate our human struggle, where doing without physical or emotional sustenance equates with a personal suffrage of sorts. We pass the days telling ourselves when this project is over or this season is done, then we can rest - and we believe those lies.

Former Student Goes Back to His Old High School to Thank His Former Teacher

What impact do teachers make in shaping the lives of their students?  Wouldn't you love to go back to an old school and let a teacher know how he or she changed your life?  This teacher had that opportunity - as this former student returned to his old high school to let her know the many ways she had influenced his life to become the man that he is today! 

Tears of joy!

Is Social Media Stealing Your Joy?

Social media is an inescapable part of our society.  But recently, research has been released that concludes there actually are negative side effects associated with social media. Many of the findings discuss how it impacts mental health; it is a joy thief that makes us sadder and more anxious.

Whether you believe in research or not, consider the following 10 questions to determine if social media is stealing your joy...

Does God Care How Much We Give?

How would my life change if I actually thought of each person I came into contact with as Christ—the person driving painfully slow in front of me, the checker at the grocery store who seems more interested in chatting than ringing up my items, the member of my own family with whom I can’t seem to have a conversation and not get annoyed?

Complain Less, Live More

I started to wonder; could I even go a day without venting my feelings on everything that happened to me? And could that change how I felt about life, and how others felt about me?

Rediscover How to Date Your Spouse

Many couples get so busy they don't take time to nurture the foundation of their family – their marriage and their relationship with each other. Learn how to nurture that relationship – and one of the great ways to do that is by dating your mate.

Millennial Parents Struggle with High Cost of Living

As a parent, you have many financial responsibilities to balance, but planning for the future can help prevent unforeseen expenses from tipping your scales.  Better money management today can lead to brighter financial future.

Valentine’s Recipes You’ll Love to Share

If the way to your loved one’s heart is through the stomach, there’s no better way to start off this Valentine’s Day than with a homemade breakfast prepared with love. Whether you’re whipping up a breakfast for a spouse with a sophisticated palate or trying to tempt the taste buds of your littlest loves, explore these ideas to get inspired!

The Opportunity of Valentine’s Day

Rather than slip into negative thinking about Valentine's Day, or try to deny the day altogether, I’m trying a new tactic: to view Valentine’s Day as an opportunity, rather than an obligation. Consider these possible ways to view this special day....

Dating after 40: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls

After years of self-examination, we should know ourselves a lot better, know how to communicate our needs and wants to others, and have wisdom about what the red flags are and how to set boundaries.

Finding the best relationship for you and your future will be much easier if you avoid these common pitfalls.

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