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Problems? Take the God Challenge

posted by Linda Mintle

I was very challenged today by my devotional reading in Jesus Calling. The entry focused on how we approach problems when they arise. Our human tendency is to get upset. panic or worry, and become distrusting of God. We question […]

Anger Expression: Helpful or Hurtful in Relationships?

posted by Linda Mintle

Back in the 80s, marital therapists used to give angry couples nerf-like bats and tell them to go at each other. We also used to advise angry teens to hit their pillows or even purchase a punching bag and wail […]

Encountering Life Storms: Lessons from Pilots

posted by Linda Mintle

Are you going through a difficult time, what we might call a storm in your life? It could be a health diagnosis, a failing relationship, difficulty at work, parenting problems, etc. We all have problems and issues that pop up […]

Ash Wednesday: A Day to Let Go of Relationship Hurt

posted by Linda Mintle

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future—Paul Boese Today is Ash Wednesday.  It is the beginning of the 40 days of preparation (Lent) that leads to the celebration of Chris’s death (Good Friday) , burial […]

Previous Posts

Health Worries? The Internet a Blessings and a Curse!
So I am reading the morning paper, enjoying my coffee, when I come across a small article tucked in the health and wellness section of the Wall Street Journal. According to research in a British journal, calcium supplements, typically used to prevent osteoporosis, now appear to increase the risk f

posted 7:00:12am Jul. 09, 2014 | read full post »

10 Ways to Help Your Child With Nightmares
Sarah sat up in bed and began to cry. Another nightmare woke her from a deep sleep. Between the ages of three and six, nightmares occur for two developmental reasons: 1) Fears begin to develop 2) A child’s imagination is very active. Being overly tired, getting irregular sleep, dealing with str

posted 6:46:26am Jul. 07, 2014 | read full post »

Teen Health Risk Report Card: How Does Your Teen Fare?
A new government survey on teens and health risk behaviors has been released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) looks at six types of health risk behaviors that contribute to leading causes of death and disability. The National Risk

posted 7:00:00am Jul. 03, 2014 | read full post »

Commercials That Empower Girls: Much Ado About Nothing
Have you noticed the trend?  Companies trying to sell us hair and feminine products, soap and make-up are targeting girls with messages of empowerment. Stop being weak, telling people you are sorry and wallowing in low self-esteem! #GirlsCan! First it was Dove's Real Beauty campaign, then the

posted 7:03:03am Jul. 02, 2014 | read full post »

The HOT Trend that Could Be Deadly: Size Triple O Jeans
I was listening to the news and heard a story about the latest fashion fad--triple O jeans. Yes, you read that right OOO! I didn't even know there was such a size.  And frankly, that size should be in the children's department. According to the Fox News reporter, the average waist size of someo

posted 7:00:12am Jun. 30, 2014 | read full post »


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