Blogger P.J. Aubrey relates a tidbit of her mother’s memory of winters in Utah. Winters in Utah can be especially brutal, as atmospheric inversion can erase the sun for weeks, and the air quality ...

One of five sisters, Kathy Levine likes to tell this Christmas story about their mother’s manger scene. It wasn’t much, just rough wood fashioned into a simple manger. What made it special was ...

We all know of JFK and Dealy Plaza in Dallas, 1963. A man many honored as a visionary in American politics was taken from us before his time. How many of us know of JFK, Jr. and Martha’s Vinyard, ...

Let’s look at a baby. Here’s the thing: A baby can’t walk. Nope, not a single step. We might hold their hands and let them pretend, but it’s not walking. We laugh with them, all excited, ...

What does a warrior look like? Tall, blond, with thick arms and riding at the prow of a Viking ship? Encased in 21st century technology, with night goggles and full flak protection? Can a warrior ...

What’s God’s measure of pleasure? What does he look at and decide he’s all in? Where does God place his priority for things he enjoys most, the things he’s willing to set other duties aside ...

“I’ll try.” We’ve heard those words and likely said them ourselves. Sometimes they mean we don’t want to or seriously have too much on our plates already. “Give us some space!” as in ...

The word wired in the title has nothing to do with electricity. This is a method of constructing the strongest possible wall. A way to take bits and pieces and make them sturdier than even the ...

Take a job in a demanding company, and you don’t have to wait long to find out if you are doing a good job. As soon as we slack off, we’re likely to hear one of these: Shake a leg. Get the ...

What makes for a good book report? We’ve all had to do them. They are a staple of reading classes for elementary children across the country. As we grow older, they become business reviews, news ...

How much of a risk-taker are you? Are you willing to drive a car without airbags? Board an airplane without landing gear? Jump from a tall platform without checking to see if you’re hooked up ...

Yellowstone. Old Faithful. Water spewing into the sky. Visit one day, and the sight of Old Faithful’s magnificent geyser will take your breath away. Here’s the thing: You can’t just walk up ...
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