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Winston Churchill’s Wife Spoke the Truth in Love
In the early days of World War II, the stress of the war began to take its toll on Winston Churchill, the Prime Minister of England. His wife Clementine ...
Up to Your Neck in Mud? – Sing!
William McRavenwas, commander of US Special Force Command, gave an oft-quoted speech at a university graduation in Texas in 2014. He spoke of his experiences ...
When Eugene Peterson Yelled at a Child Picking Flowers
The late pastor and writer Eugene Peterson once told a story about walking in Yellowstone Park with his wife and three children. Peterson wrote:
As my ...
Teenager Sent to Juvenile Detention for Not Doing Homework
A single mom was heartbroken after her teenaged daughter was sentenced to Juvenile Hall. What was the offense that warranted such a punishment? Failing ...
The Tragic Life, Depression, and Suicide of Popular Singer
Malinda "Mindy" McCready (1975-2013) was a popular American country music singer. In an article entitled “The Tragic Life, Depression ...
Cats Can’t Taste Sweet
Did you know that cats can’t taste the flavor of sweetness? That’s right. Felines cannot taste sweet. It’s like their tongues are color ...
Hope Is an Essential Part of Life
Humans seek after hope like moths seek after light. It’s intrinsic to who we are. Neuroscientists Tali Sharot argues hope is so essential to our ...
Mountaineer Felt Grief in His Physical Heart
Men's Health portrayed the life of a man who believed his heart attack was caused primarily by grief. Acclaimed mountaineer Conrad Anker and his team ...
Without Hope, Suicide Rates Rise
In a powerful article titled "Dying of Despair," psychiatrist Aaron Kheriaty observes the startling rise in deaths from suicide and drug overdoses. He ...
How to Live the Gospel: A Lesson from Tim Keller
Pastor Scott Sauls from Nashville spent five years working with Pastor Tim Keller at New York City's Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Sauls writes that there ...