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  • U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Hall of Fame baseball player Ernie Banks
    One of baseball's greatest players of all time Ernie Banks has died
    Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83. He was one of the best baseball players of all times who was nicknamed "Mr Cub." CBS News reported on Jan. 14, 2015, that the legendary Chicago baseball player has died.Attorney Mark Bogen made the...
  • The Nature of Grief
    Thought of the Day: Part 2 Grief Hierarchy- The Nature of Grief
    THOUGHT OF THE DAY. In the first installment of this series, I presented the idea grief shouldn't be placed on a hierarchy of importance. I maintained the grief of someone who lost a dog can be as substantial as someone who lost a husband. In...
  • Grieving Hierarchies
    Thought of the Day: Part 1 Grief Hierarchy- It Shouldn't Exist
    Everyone has lost a partner, friend, parent, job, ability, pet, or object that created joy. It is something viewed as irreplaceable by the person experiencing the loss, but often thought trivial by others.Grief HierarchyWho would view the loss of...
  • When Nana dies
    When Nana dies
    Dear LA Teacher,My mother is very sick and will soon pass. What do I tell my children about death and dying?Sad MomDear Sad Mom,Grandparents are an important part of your children’s lives because Nana and Papa link them to our past as well...
  • World Leaders stand against terrorism at Paris rally
    What's better than 40 leaders promoting peace? Actually, who's better?
    To promote peace, forty world leaders recently joined together at an anti-terrorism rally in Paris. After the recent terror attack there, it was inspiring to see the collection of leaders standing together against evil, sin, and the deaths of the...
  • Kenya
    Kenyan bus driver dies after consuming witch doctor’s concoction
    A school bus driver in Kenya has died after consuming a concoction made by a witch doctor. According to The Telegraph online, a witch doctor had the 33-year-old man consume a ‘truth potion” in order to try and prove the bus driver was...
  • Increased falling among US seniors has researchers perplexed
    Increased falling among US seniors has researchers perplexed
    A new study has found that US seniors are falling more often, and surprisingly, younger Americans are also experiencing more falls. The findings appears online on January 19 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.The study authors note that falling...
  • Died from gaming: Cardiac arrest due to playing too much video games in short time
    Died from gaming: Man passes after 3-day videogame bout, cardiac failure cited
    A man reportedly died from gaming this week after his 3-day bout in front of the screen. The man, who is only known at this time as Hsieh, fell over while playing a videogame on the computer. Fox News shares this Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, that health...
  • Almost half of drinkers mix prescription drugs with alcohol
    Almost half of drinkers mix prescription drugs with alcohol
    A new study has reported that almost 50% of alcohol consumers in the United States have used one or more prescription medications that interact with alcohol. The practice can result in serious health consequences, including death. The findings...
  • All Cheerleaders Die
    All Cheerleaders Die
    There are people who love horror films and only horror films. For these people, they can never get enough. They will look at anything and everything. There are the people who like movies about high school and sports. Then there are people who like...
  • Andrae Crouch receives his star
    Pastor Andrae Crouch home going celebration dates
    As you may have read earlier, the father of modern gospel Pastor Andraé Crouch has left this earth to be with Father God in heaven. He will be missed by many who loved his songs and his ministry. It is ironic that one of the cuts from his last...
  • Death of 2-month-old linked to child abuse
    Death of 2-month-old linked to child abuse
    The death of a 2 month old infant is currently being investigated by the Douglas County Police Department.The infant was removed from life-support at 12:48 a.m. on Saturday. According to the Douglas County authorities the infant's father,...
  • Preparing for deaths while we still have time
    Let Go: Why You Should Prepare Today for Your Eventual Death
    Thought of the Day. Maybe it's the senseless violence of the last few days. Maybe it's realizing my dance with cancer will end. Maybe it's becoming tired of dealing with so many unimportant things. Regardless of the cause, I decided...
  • Gospel legend Andrae Crouch is all smiles at the Stellar Awards.
    President Obama's statement on the passing of Andrae Crouch
    President Obama says he is "grateful" for the musical legacy ofgospel pioneerAndrae Crouch in an official statement from the White House.News of the death of Andrae Crouch, the "father of modern gospel music"has resonated...
  • Andrea Crouch is gone
    Gospel singer Andrae Crouch dead at 72
    According to the Los Angeles Times, Grammy award-winning Gospel artist Andrae Crouch died Thursday, January 8, 2015, at the age of 72. This was confirmed by his representative Brian Mayes. Crouch died about 4:30 p.m. at Northridge Hospital Medical...