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What Color Was Jesus?

There’s a question that lingers in the minds of some people, a question often stirred up during times of racial tension, political debate, or historical accuracy. What color was Jesus?  Where's what we know, and the importance of it. 

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....

5 Easy Ways to Say “I Love You”

If gift-giving isn’t your strong suit, occasions like Valentine’s Day are likely to bring on stress and worry.
Follow these steps to simplify your shopping.  Your loved one will appreciate your effort.

How to Lose Weight with Mindfulness

What if I told you that the best weight-loss plan doesn’t cost a dime? It doesn’t involve a new fad, it doesn’t involve you giving up your favorite foods, it doesn’t make you count points or read labels, and it doesn’t involve meetings or expensive, frozen pre-made meals that taste like chalk. It’s true!  Here's how....

5 Tips for Staying on Track in the New Year

While many people often wish maintaining good health was as easy as following an owner's manual, health doesn’t have a start or end date. Once the allure of the new year wears off, it can be easy to let those resolutions go by the wayside. To help stay on track, consider these easy-to-implement ideas....

Setting Goals for a Good Year of Marriage

Resolutions are rarely kept past 30 days, but goals can be life changing. More than good intentions, goals help you put in place concrete steps to create a different life, and a different kind of love. So as a couple, take some time to dream together!

A One-Word Resolution

Dennis' goal for the year was to pick a single word, just one, and let that word come alive in his life over a twelve-month period. His challenge for me was to do the same thing, to try out a word of my own. 

How to Seek Christ in Christmas

Somehow, I’ve gone from Buddy the Elf to the Grinch. I’ve gone on a downward spiral from loving Christmas to dreading its coming.  But, I don’t want it to be this way!

Learn how to regain the joy of the season....

Christmas Music Tells the Story

What is it about Christmas music that just accentuates the holiday as a whole?  How is it that strangers can come together and find both hope and community around Christmas music?  This PBS feature explores the attraction Christmas music has for us, and how its phrases and lyrics give us hope.

Featuring Amy Grant, and music from Chris Tomlin and others.

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