Making plaster items is a repetitive process. We pour the slip in the mold, let it harden, then we pull apart the mold. We can scrub the mold with water and a brush and prepare it for another ...

It’s easy to show up for Sunday service, chase the kids down after the benediction, and need a nap by the time lunch is finished. Today’s a good day to remember your pastor, to take time from ...

We love tantalizing tales. The more juice in our story, the better it tastes going down. What did Misty do with Justin? Oh, my! Who would believe it? This is too good not to share. Not so, says ...

We say the early bird gets the worm. Or, it takes your feet and not your seat to get things done. How about this one – you get ahead when you get out of bed. Functional ecology, the system of ...

It’s not fair when people rile us, especially when we’ve tried to do the right thing. It backfires on us, we get caught blindsided, and we have no idea what’s going on. Our first response ...

What does it take to make us happy? That question sets our mind to running. We imagine a large home, perhaps with a gourmet kitchen and an inviting pool. We need a car that fits our new status, ...

Life and death. Polar opposites, right? That’s how we speak of them. This is a life or death situation. We mean it’s “do or die.” Break the bank. This or that. There’s no ...

Living on the coast is wonderful … except when a hurricane blows in. During the rest of the year, we enjoy warm sand, pleasant temperatures, and bright sun. We roam the roads with our car’s ...

The Word tells us God loves us. We all know the verse in the Book of John that tells us God loves us so much that he gave his Son to be a sacrifice for our sins. Why then do we often feel God is ...

This website will excite you. Get Helpful Hints every other day about everything Diane is interested in, and SHE'S INTERESTED IN HELPING YOU LIVE A BETTER LIFE. Examples:  Over the summer, ...

Wipe the slate clean. That’s what we’re to do with old hurts and failures. They are in the past. We are to cast them off and begin afresh, even should we stumble again. It’s how we move ...

So what, if life’s not going your way? You are God’s favored child, even when you struggle with life. A tornado crashed through your living room? Hail battered your car? It doesn’t matter. ...

Got a fever? A damp cloth will help you feel better. Have you run a hard race? A splash of water will refresh your skin. Is the sun bearing down on you? How about that air conditioner? It ...