During the holiday season, you no doubt have a lot going on in your life — work functions, gatherings with friends and neighbors, tracking down the elusive “perfect gift,” etc. But you may find it valuable to add one more event to your calendar: a family meeting to discuss those financial preparations that affect you and your loved ones.
The past few months have been a difficult season. Just when I think I’m about to catch a break from trials, something else happens. Many days I want to curl up in a corner and hide until I remember that nothing can happen unless God allows it.
Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.
After an accident in 2000 left her paralyzed from the waist down, former Ahwatukee business owner, Cristin Van Driel, was unable to act on her love of running. Her doctors at the time told her that she may never be able to run again due to the extent of her injuries.
We hear a lot about forgiveness, but do we really know what it means? Webster’s dictionary defines forgiveness as a release from the guilt or penalty of an offense. Wikipedia says forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.
A dash of drama for your interiors can make the difference between a blah place and a stunning interior designed home. Sometimes, drama has gotten a bad name but, when it comes to interiors, a splash of drama is what distinguishes your custom designed space unique.
Cristin Van Driel helped organize and will participate in Strides for Spines, which will take place Jan. 24 at 8 a.m. at Reach 11 Sports Complex. It benefits the Barrow Neurological Institute and donates a portion of its proceeds to the institutes in honor of Van Driel and Ultimate Stamina Coaching. [Submitted]