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Easter Traditions

Many of the traditions that our families hold dear have their roots in treasured spiritual expressions. Take a closer look at the elements that we now identify so closely with this special holiday.

Sleeplessness Leads to Weight Gain

Believe it or not, lack of adequate sleep can manifest in all sorts of maladies—from a weakened immune system to an increased risk of cancer.

But today, I want to talk about one risk in particular - weight gain!

Bring Christian History Alive through Easter Egg Traditions

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!

Alternatives to Medications that Cause Depression

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.

How to Have a Scream-Free Morning Routine

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?

How to Be 'More Real' with Your Family

Instead of shying away from who we are and who God has created us to be, it's time we are genuine with family despite the terror or concern that tries to engulf us.

How to Stay Strong in Disappointment

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?

Living in Pursuit of God's Glory

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!

5 Ways to Fail-Proof Your Marriage

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.

Natural Sleep Remedies to Conquer Insomnia

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!

4 Rules to Simplify Christian Dating

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?

3 Ways Worry is Ruining Your Parenting

What if I told you that you could care for your kids without worrying about them? What would it take to revolutionize our parenting in this way?

Here's some perspective...

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