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  • Orioles Remain Atop AL East
    Surprises and disappointments: the studs and duds of 2014
    It has been a long season and the playoff races have swung into full force. September has arrived and half of the teams in MLB are still seeking a spot in the 2014 postseason. This year's version of the race to October has produced a number of...
  • Detour - change ahead
    Change the way you deal with change
    From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to...
  • Christmas Shopping
    Sacrifice and the Holiday Season
    We make sacrifices during the holiday season. Sometimes these sacrifices unconsciously serve as annual payments for love. Love cannot be purchased or accumulated; only poor replicas of love that do not last are obtained, which is not our true...
  • The Treasure Bed by Pamela June Cohen
    The Treasure Bed is a wonderful ally in parenting
    The Treasure Bed byPamela June Cohenis not only a child’s book for ages 3-9. It is also a great tool for parents. The Treasure Bed is a wonderfulally in parenting, when teaching to look beyond the surface. Within the pages is the subtle...
  • Unknown
    "I see dead people"
    “He is not the God of the dead but of the living” – Matthew 22:32.Damage. Self-destruction.These two words have been echoing almost endlessly in my head for weeks.I see so much pain and damage and self-destruction around me. I...
  • Kourtney Kardashian
    Kourtney Kardashian’s boyfriend Scott Disick disappoints fans with event
    Kourtney Kardashian just wants his boyfriend to work and make money to support the family, but he doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to doing business. Over the past many years, fans have seen him try to run several businesses,...
  • Expectation
    Creation's Expectation
    Romans 8:19 “For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God”Expectation: It can fuel you and energize your life OR it can fail you and become your enemy. It will go as far as you allow it...
  • Living grace in an uncertain world
    Living grace in an uncertain world
    Right action. It’s not easy to act in the right way when life turns against you. Almost before you know it, your emotions overwhelm you and you find yourself swept away in a flood of anger or frustration or despair. Even if you stop to...
  • Disappointment can offer rich rewards
    Disappointment offers rich curriculum for those bold enough to enroll
    Is disappointment a necessary aspect of our lives, helping us to change and grow? Can learning to manage it improve our chances for success?From time to time we all find ourselves trapped in the same old cycles; time worn patterns of behavior...
  • Winners!
    Dealing With Disappointments
    Have you ever wanted something, like a promotion, a passing grade on a test, a relationship with someone, or that last slice of gingerbread loaf in the Starbucks bakery case and as much as you planned, plotted, and prayed, that which you wanted...
  • Unmet Expectations
    Why Relationships Are Not Working- Reason #2: Unrealistic Expectations
    Whether you are single or in a relationship, this series of articlesare for you. Single people are not finding mates, relationships are not growing, and marriages are dissolving fast because people are going into relationships with the wrong...
  • The 5 of cups: Getting past disappointment
    The 5 of cups: Getting past disappointment (Video)
    Look at this figure in the Rider Waite rendition of the 5 of cups. Does he seem happy or sad to you? Notice how he has his back is to us with is head bowed down. He does not come across as a happy person, does he? Is he sad? Is he depressed? Is he...
  • Disappointment
    Dealing with disappointment by exploring expectations
    Do you remember that scene in “The Princess Bride” where the Dread Pirate Wesley and Inigo Montoya cross swords in a respectful, but competitive duel? Impressed by the pirate’s skills, Inigo presses him to identify himself, to...
  • Learning from life
    Catch the spirit
    The downhill spiral (Depression)Is depression a chemical imbalance? Is depression a disorder of one’s mind, brain, and body? Does it happen because it runs in your family or because one has experienced failure in life or too many challenges?...
  • There is value in disappointments
    The value of disappointments
    We don't like disappointments. We don't welcome disappointments. However, disappointments happen! When we go through disappointments, it is difficult to understand that disappointments sometimes can help us move forward.So, how can a...