Considering Valentine’s Day

by Sarah Stirman My family experienced some minor medical drama the week between Christmas and New Year’s while traveling out of state. On one of my many trips to the drug store, I had to stop dead in my tracks. I was perusing the Christmas decorations and wrapping paper on clearance.

Are You a Bad Cup of Coffee?

by Julia Bettencourt “…Be ye holy; for I am holy” – 1 Peter 1:16 I think everyone disagrees on what makes a good cup of coffee. With today’s hot coffee trend, we try all kinds of flavorings and different ways of experiencing coffee. It used to be basically served black or with cream and sugar. …

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Women of Today: Struggling and Without Christ

For Laura Cartman*, a stay-at-home mother of two in Orange County, Calif., life took an unexpected turn. Once stable and familiar, her world became a foreign place full of confusion when her seemingly devoted husband of eight years began sharing the bed of a woman living on the same street, just a few houses away. …

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