Editor’s Note: Pun intended. As they struggle to contain spiraling health-care costs, both government officials and medical experts are finding new reasons to encourage Americans to practice healthy personal habits. But in two new studies, researchers adduce evidence that—official preachments notwithstanding—only the country’s married couples are likely to adopt such habits. In the first study, completed in 2013 at Indiana and Arizona State Universities, researchers … Continue reading It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.
Christ didn’t die to improve our self-esteem; he died to give us his. He didn’t come to build up our self-worth; he came to knock it down. Jesus said, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me” (Luke 9:24); and Paul wrote, “Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more … Continue reading Purity, As It Pertains To The Gospel by Lydia Brownback
A must read. This beautful and powerful post from Rachel Jankovic reminds us that in dying, we truly live: But a Christian should have a different paradigm. We should run to to the cross. To death. So lay down your hopes. Lay down your future. Lay down your petty annoyances. Lay down your desire to be recognized. Lay down your fussiness at your children. Lay … Continue reading Motherhood Is a Calling (And Where Your Children Rank)