Get your chocolate fix with these 5 delicious recipes, perfect for any day that ends in “Y”
Carbs tend to get a bad rap these days. From low-carb to high-carb diets, which one is best? The answer is not so simple. Carbs have an important function: They provide energy. If you don’t eat enough, you can feel sluggish, unfocused and unmotivated. On the other hand, consume too many of the wrong kind of carbs and you risk gaining body fat or developing a chronic disease, such as diabetes. Here’s a crash course on carbs so you’ll choose foods that are best for you.
You leave church one Sunday thinking about the Bible, which your pastor said is a guide in all of life.
a classic buttercream cake is perfect for any party or occasion. use Our easy cake recipes and decorating tips and you will be a star baker in no time!
Use your next vacation as an excuse to relax and unwind. Put down your schedule, unplug your devices and immerse yourself in all the peace and beauty God’s creation offers.
Build hearty sandwiches full of flavor and crisp texture on half-inch slices of fresh homemade multigrain bread. Rich garlic and herb cheese spread, savory pesto and creamy avocado stack up with peppery watercress and crunchy Bibb lettuce for this green combo.
Adopt these good-for-you habits. They foster physical and mental health and a sense of spiritual well-being.
Examining the essentials of the Resurrection reveals its tremendous impact. We can see five broad ways the truth of the Resurrection affects us.
David is known for greatness—as a runt shepherd boy he used a slingshot to kill the giant Goliath. Later he was crowned king, serving his people as both leader and warrior. He is recognized as having a bold love for God—he leapt and danced with joy before the presence of God as the Ark of the Covenant moved through public streets while Saul’s daughter watched with hatred and mocked him. Possibly most surprising is that David is remembered for his despicable sins, confirming that, with repentance, God does forgive.
Certified fitness professional and author of the wellness revelation Alisa Keeton will challenge you to get fit with God so that He can free you to complete your purpose. She teaches that when we get fit physically and spiritually, we will be better equipped to love and serve others. Learn how to change the way you perceive yourself and the way that you live your life.
The perfect waffles are crisp, evenly browned on the outside and light and airy on the inside.
Spring is peak season for nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables. Here’s our produce Top Ten list based on nutrition, taste and visual appeal.
Many of us have unhealthy habits that we wish we could break, change or toss out the window. The truth is that changing a habit is difficult and can seem like a big challenge. Focusing on our daily habits, exercise and smart eating is a great place to start. Here are some simple steps we can take each day to help us lead a more balanced life.
As I stood in line waiting for my pumpkin-spice latte, I overheard a conversation between two women standing in front of me. One woman shared about how distant she had been feeling toward her husband the last few years. She spoke of loneliness, frustration at his callousness to her needs, and the lack of spark and passion. Empathetic to her sadness, I waited to hear how her friend would respond. “I think it’s time for you to move on,” she said flatly. “God wants you to be happy. If your husband isn’t making you happy, you should leave him so you can see what else God has in store for you.”
A calm place where you can escape the troubles of the world and regroup physically, spiritually and mentally while also doing a little selfcare is one of the most restorative rooms in the house.
As a way to help tell His story, we’ve created a series of posters to remind us of the sacrifice He made. Follow each link according to its title to download and save each poster.
Make suppertime fun with easy-to-prepare foods you all can eat while playing games. Look for simple games like tic-tac-toe or invite conversation with trivia questions.
White cotton crossed with colorful thread creates one of the most endearing fabrics of all time: gingham.
Tissue paper, a pair of scissors and a few simple folds create these delicate florals. Invite springtime into your home with one of the crafts ahead. After all, paper flowers are always in season.
Vibrant handmade beads and a desire to help displaced Ugandan women led five Christian college friends to launch a successful jewelry company.
Flowers are a glory to behold. But which is the most beautiful?
When was the last time you tasted the perfection of a warm, homemade donut? If the answer takes you back to your grandmother’s kitchen, consider reliving the sweet memory by making a batch of your own.
Make time and space for God by converting an armoire into a well-planned devotional center with everything you need. Think of it as a mini spiritual retreat—a serene spot where you can focus your thoughts and prayers.
The living Word speaks life into these faith-encouraging craft projects. Use them to help bring Scripture into your work and home spaces.
Life can be hectic, challenging, hurried and sometimes overwhelming. There’s one certain path to peace: Prayer. It’s the vital heart of your relationship with God. You need to talk to God and He wants to listen and answer. Find a quiet refuge and spend time opening your heart to God. In prayer, you will be standing at the King’s throne to praise, worship and petition. Four women writers offer insights into prayer. Why should you pray? How can you get started? How do you develop a deeper prayer life?