Brand names tell us something about the products we buy. Solo screams red plastic cup, sturdy and robust, perfect for the party crowd. Chinet says your plate will be as durable as glass, yet ...

Many foods are made to be mixed. Stir this in with that, and one food will take on the flavor of another. Pepper. Salt. Cinnamon. Nutmeg. Each adds a special sensation we recognize in a ...

Respect is earned. We get it by what we do. We volunteer at a homeless shelter, and we get a nod in the newspaper. We tack another degree onto our name, and people’s estimation of us jumps a ...

Are you a grumpy cat in the morning? Your claws come out when someone talks to you before you have your coffee. Can’t they see you aren’t awake yet? Your detractors say, Put a smile on your ...

What does it mean to shape up? Merriam-Webster gives us two definitions. 1. We can work to improve ourselves. Study, exercise, even immerse ourselves in the rules of etiquette and propriety that ...

Righteousness. Merriam-Webster has something special to say about this word. We do things by a divine standard. We exercise a moral prerogative. We remain free from guilt over bad ...

Who cares about yesterday? It’s over and done, and we can’t move backwards. Shouldn’t we all get a fresh start each morning? Several years back, a grandmother raising a rowdy grandson kept ...

Some people can’t be trusted. They promise us a good time, and as long as we’re paying, they come through. Then the money runs out, and they move on without us. Or Internet phishing schemes. ...

A social media site recently posted that tradition is just peer pressure from dead people. The statement was clearly a joke, but there’s a degree of truth in the words. Peer pressure has taken ...

How do we please others? It depends on who they are. What might please our boss may have little impact on our spouse. Our 4-year-old requires something completely different from us than our ...

An outline is an organizational tool. It’s not the complete book or the entire report. The outline is our guideline, and we fill in the details as we make progress. James 1:21-25 gives us Our ...

Elijah is the storied prophet of the Old Testament. He was sent to Israel to lead God’s people out of corruption and suffering. Elijah was the man for the job. Here are 7 Amazing Facts about ...

What’s the cost of reaching the top of your game? For an Olympic athlete, there are financial sacrifices, hours in training, and the stress of competing against the best in the world. In the ...

Brand names tell us something about the products we buy. Solo screams red plastic cup, sturdy and robust, perfect for the party crowd. Chinet says your plate will be as durable as glass, yet ...

Many foods are made to be mixed. Stir this in with that, and one food will take on the flavor of another. Pepper. Salt. Cinnamon. Nutmeg. Each adds a special sensation we recognize in a ...

Respect is earned. We get it by what we do. We volunteer at a homeless shelter, and we get a nod in the newspaper. We tack another degree onto our name, and people’s estimation of us jumps a ...

Are you a grumpy cat in the morning? Your claws come out when someone talks to you before you have your coffee. Can’t they see you aren’t awake yet? Your detractors say, Put a smile on your ...

What does it mean to shape up? Merriam-Webster gives us two definitions. 1. We can work to improve ourselves. Study, exercise, even immerse ourselves in the rules of etiquette and propriety that ...

Righteousness. Merriam-Webster has something special to say about this word. We do things by a divine standard. We exercise a moral prerogative. We remain free from guilt over bad ...

Who cares about yesterday? It’s over and done, and we can’t move backwards. Shouldn’t we all get a fresh start each morning? Several years back, a grandmother raising a rowdy grandson kept ...
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