I would hazard to guess there aren’t too many people who wouldn’t enjoy some pampering. What could be more refreshing than a deep cleansing facial; more relaxing than a therapeutic

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There are certain experiences in our lives that form us—perhaps even change us. These fantastic (and sometimes even traumatic) occurrences can “punch our card” for life—and leave lasting impressions. Such

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Church ministry, in some form or fashion, has been a part of my life since my early 20s. I’ve worked in the nursery and children’s departments, in women’s, youth, and

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“Lissa is my very best friend mommy,” my two-year-old said sweetly as we pulled away from Chuckie Cheese after a play date lunch with her “bestie.” “I know, honey.” I

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The high-pitched shrill of the sirens was almost drowned out by the sound of golf-ball size hail that pummeled the door of the tornado shelter with a force seldom seen

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Losing a child is a horrific heartbreak, no matter how old they are. At times one finds difficulty in doing the most mundane tasks. It’s like a paralysis comes upon

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“What a lovely building,” I said, as my husband and I drove by the cute little Victorian-era church in our new neighborhood of Kingwood, Texas. “I wonder what it looks

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Every January I dump out three or four tins of stale and broken left-over Christmas cookies, several partially eaten pecan and pumpkin pies, and at least a half-gallon of expired

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The year was 2011, and the temperature reached over 100 degrees for the 71st consecutive day in north Texas. The air was dry and the heat was stifling, breaking the

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While there is a seemingly never-ending debate over exactly where human history began on the planet, there is no doubt the land of Israel is where Jewish history began. For

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