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I was shocked recently by a comment from a well-known scientist I’ve always respected, saying he didn’t believe there was any evidence for God. How could anyone study the universe and think it all came about by chance? I’m a research scientist myself, and I’ve never had any doubt about God’s existence.
I have a year-old son whom I love more than anything in the world. My girlfriend, “Karen,” and I are trying to be good parents.
The problem is, Karen and I have broken up several times due to arguments that got out of control. She has a terrible temper. Usually, a month after our breakups, she pulls out all the stops to get me back.
Since our son’s birth, we’ve stuck together, but we still fight. Twice, Karen has threatened to take our son and leave. The fighting is wearing me down. I have considered proposing because I know it will make her happy. And she really is a great mother. But as soon as I consider finding a ring, we end up having another ridiculous fight.
For the first time in 10 weeks, the Clemson football team won’t be playing this Saturday, and the week off could be exactly what the doctor ordered.
I am a stepmom to two wonderful little boys under the age of 4. I treat them the same as my own children. The problem is their mother. “Carla” acts as if I am the wicked witch. I know it is hard to let another woman care for your children. I have assured her numerous times that I am not out to take her place. She is their mother and always will be.
The trees are changing colors and that means fall is here. This month is a good time for us to look at the changes we have experienced this year. How has your family changed over the last year? One family I know is addressing the fact that the mother is an alcoholic. Another family is facing the effects of stage four breast cancer.
My brother, “Lenny,” lives in upstate New York, and I live in Texas, but we’ve always been close and call each other often. Lenny has been raising two grandsons, ages 9 and 10, since the parents died in an accident four years ago. They are both good boys.
Planning your funeral in advance is a wise move. Not only does it give you time to make a thoughtful decision on the type of service you want, it also allows you to shop around to find a good funeral provider, and it will spare your kids the stress of making these decisions at an emotional time. Here are some tips to help you find affordable services.
In our culture, there appears to be a mantra that says essentially that virtually any new and exotic technological widget is bound to be good and better than its more mundane predecessor. In short, if it glitters technologically, it’s got to be gold. Recent research, however, suggests that this notion may be far from true.
The devil rejoices when we allow doubts to crowd out our faith, because his goal is to keep us from God and make us doubt His Word. The first question in the Bible came from Satan, who made Adam and Eve doubt what God had told them: “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden? … You will not surely die'” (Genesis 3:1,4).