My husband and I are not morning people. We wander into the kitchen and barely speak. It is all I can do to make the coffee and not forget what I am doing. We joke about this and are grateful that neither of us “do mornings.”
The recreational Dungeness crab fishery along the southern Washington coast will reopen effective immediately, state shellfish managers announced today.
I sit looking at this grieving family, their friends gathered around them. Dabbing tears from eyes, holding back an onslaught of emotion as the music begins. We are here to honor the life of someone who is no longer this side of eternity. As we gather for the funeral, I can’t help but wonder what makes a life valuable. As you stand over the empty shell of someone you loved and cared about, what is it that you remember?
You’re getting ready for work and your pet suddenly collapses – what do you do? Your house is filled with guests and your dog starts choking and gasping for air – do you know what to do? Part one of this two-part series on at-home emergency care discussed first aid basics and resources for emergency preparedness. Part two discusses specifics techniques that may avert a tragedy in the precious seconds of an emergency situation.
If you are renovating any area of your home, it may be time to try something new – like bringing tile into main living areas in addition to your bathrooms and kitchen. New designs, styles and technologies are making tile the most versatile and accessible flooring material.
Whether you’ve just moved into a home or you’ve lived there for years, it might be time for a design tune-up. While many may think tackling their home takes a bundle of time, money and expertise, it doesn’t have to be so frightening. You don’t need to spend a fortune or go to design school to breathe a little life into your home.
As people of the Christian faith, baptism is central to our lives together in Christ. Though we have varying theologies regarding when a person is to be baptized we are in agreement that baptism is essential to our walk with Jesus Christ.
A health renaissance is taking place in America as more people are embracing aging well and being proactive rather than reactive about their well-being. Prevention has become the focus, and many aging Americans are turning to time-tested methods for keeping their bodies and minds healthy so they can live longer, higher-quality lives.
The Internet creates excellent opportunities for seniors to meet people, conduct business, plan travel, access records, stay in touch with friends and family and support hobbies and entertainment interests. You can learn how to take advantage of the opportunities without falling prey to predators so you can have peace of mind when you go online.
On a typically cold Russian winter day, I sit in an old, rickety folding chair, mesmerized by a large, distinguished gentleman named Vladimir. He speaks to 10 fellow Russian educators and me about why he came to this conference, Jesus Christ and Ethics for the Secular Classroom. Vladimir is a science teacher with a doctorate, instructor of atheistic communism for more than 40 years and a lifelong member of the Communist Party. He had come to the conclusion that he had taught and lived a lie.
Six months after arriving at Enumclaw’s Calvary Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Lynell Caudillo is discovering a warm, welcoming congregation with a call to serving. Before her arrival in Enumclaw, Caudillo served as co-pastor with her husband in Des Moines, and, earlier in her career, was an interim pastor in White Center. She also has worked part-time with the Highline School District.
None of us want to think about dealing with a pet in serious distress due to a medical emergency, but being prepared will ease your mind and might just save your pet’s life! part one of this two-part series, we’ll cover basic supplies and resources for handling a pet emergency; in part two, we’ll look at specific techniques that can save your pet.
After selling his pickup truck, 22-year-old Westley C. French decided he wanted it back. So Westley and a few friends mugged the new truck owner, beating him with a 2x4. Then Westley and his friends fled the scene in their getaway car – a green Nissan 240 SX.
Whether running around your yard or in an enclosure at the pet store, bunnies can be cute. Don’t let their outward appearance fool you, however. Bunnies can be very destructive animals, digging into and chewing on everything in sight—carpet, furniture, woodwork, even electrical cords. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to curb the behavior.
During the past few weeks I’ve been pondering the Christian life and the Christian walk and how we pursue it. As I have pondered, I’ve had a few thoughts I’d like to bring up and have you ponder with me.
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Breastfeeding is an important predictor of the health of both a mom and her baby, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least a year.
Coffee can be an occasional treat or a daily crutch. No matter your form of this vice, there are both healthy and unhealthy options to be had. The recent price hike at a popular coffee chain — and a new study linking the consumption of sugary beverages to some 184,000 deaths worldwide per year — presents a great opportunity for habitual coffee/espresso drinkers to cut back or rethink their beverage choices.
Life, as we know it, is not a straight line from cradle to grave. Life is filled with situations and circumstances that force us to make choices about which direction we’re going to go. We call these turning points. These are times of crisis or a critical point where we are forced to take action to make things different. Turning points come in all shapes and sizes. While our lives can be filled with them, there are usually a few that are crucial.
There’s much more to your story than “now.” Don’t forget that. One of the lies our enemy uses against us is the idea that a life full of struggle is the mark of a life far from God. Not true. In fact, the Bible makes it clear that everyone who seriously follows him will find themselves swimming against the current of a world headed the wrong way (2 Tim 3:12-13).
Not everyone’s idea of a perfect day off is waking up at 5 a.m. and hiking for six hours. Usually it involves shutting off all alarms, sleeping in, enjoying a nice cup of coffee at your leisure and planning out the rest of your day. But, when you want to do a hike and avoid heat and crowds, waking up at 5 a.m. on your day off is really the only way to get the job done.