The Giver

Did you catch the movie The Giver over Labor Day weekend? It’s based on the beloved book. Well, then 50 cents of your ticket price went to the Ticket to a Better World initiative. They’re trying to raise a quarter of a million dollars to buy books for kids in need. It’s a partnership between Walden Media and Read Across …

Fun Fall Date Ideas

If you’re ready for fall and you want to spark a little romance in your relationship, how about planning some fun fall dates? -Make S’mores by the fireplace or while you cozy up by a bonfire. -Have a Thermos Picnic with some steaming soup or cocoa for two on a chilly fall day. -Rake and play in the leaves. You’re …

Samaritan’s Purse Ministering in Iraq

Samaritan’s Purse is in Iraq ministering to families there and they shared an encouraging story on their Facebook page: A team member was talking to a displaced Muslim family and they asked why they are helping. The team member shared the story of the Good Samaritan and the father told him, “And you, a Christian, are the Good Samaritan, and …

Kevin Max Bids Adios to Audio A

If you hadn’t heard, earlier this summer, Kevin Max officially stepped down as the lead singer of Audio Adrenaline (in June). He says it was a very amicable decision based on where he and the band wanted to take their music style. The band is moving in a more worship style and Kevin’s project is more indi-pop. He says, “I …

Eat Your Bananas!

OK, my 50-plus ladies, grab a banana for an afternoon snack! There’s a new study out that shows eating potassium-rich foods could reduce the risk of having a stroke in older women. Hey, do whatever you can do! Get bunches and bunches of bananas! Stay healthy! Here’s the study link: