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Adaptable Dinner

man peering in smoky oven

“It smells like something is burning,” my son-in-law exclaimed. It was the night before Thanksgiving, and I could smell the pungent odor of smoke too. …

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Holiday Eating

Christmas tree vegetable tray

It’s that time of year again. A time of much feasting, fun, and festivities. A time when we are tempted to the limit of endurance …

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I Love Fall

leaves with "fall" written on them

Dear God: What a glorious fall day. The leaves are just turning their beautiful colors—gold, red, yellow, and burgundy. A walk in the woods with …

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Healthy Eating Tips

lady eating salad

Not too long ago, nutritionists used the Food Guide Pyramid to help us understand how to eat a healthy diet. Although it was an effective …

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My Ugly Toes

feet with daisies

“If we take her to the doctor, they can surgically shorten her toes, and then she might wear shoes two sizes smaller,” laughter shot across …

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Sex, Romance, and Addictions

couple in bedroom

Todd, a thirty-one-year-old software engineer, has been a loyal husband for 12 years. When he met his wife, Stacy, they were both wounded, needy adolescents. …

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Tell Me the Story of Jesus

John Boyd

Pianist John Boyd plays one of his favorite hymns. Boyd says, “I enjoy improvising on hymns. Earlier this summer, KJ Langlais at First Plymouth gave …

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Relieving GERD

woman putting Alka-Seltzer in glass of water

Have you ever experienced eating a large, fatty or spicy meal and a couple of hours later starting to feel an unrelenting burning in your …

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REM Sleep

woman sleeping

Jay Summer writes, “Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is a stage of sleep associated with dreaming and memory consolidation. REM sleep was first discovered in …

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Why Married Couples Fight

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I believe at the heart of every deeply dysfunctional conversation—whether you do it “nice” and restrained or just trumpeting your fury with the raging carelessness …

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