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⚕️ 🙏 Cancer ‘Cure’ Could Arrive Within the Next 10 Years, Scientists Reveal

⚕️ 🙏 Cancer ‘Cure’ Could Arrive Within the Next 10 Years, Scientists Reveal

Thanks to new drugs, top UK scientists believe the breakthrough will mean the disease can be managed as a long-term illness, like diabetes.
They say new drugs will keep tumours in check and stop them being fatal.
Prof Paul Workman, of London’s Institute of Cancer Research, said its world-leading work would “make cancer a manageable disease”.
The new drugs mean cancer could be managed as a long-term illness like HIV or asthma.
Patients would take a combination of pills to stop the disease killing them, …

💡 10 Ways to Share the Gospel Without Being Demanding

💡 10 Ways to Share the Gospel Without Being Demanding

Here are a few ideas that can help you share your faith by using your home as a hub for Christ.
According to a study by Barna Research Group in 2013, only 52 percent of born again believers shared their faith at least once within a year. The study didn’t include the reasoning. Perhaps people struggle the same way I do. It may be a result of the awkwardness of starting the conversation about the gospel. Or maybe it’s the result of not knowing many people outside of Christian circles. …

🐶 5 Ways To Make Your Road Trip With Your Dog Stress-Free

🐶 5 Ways To Make Your Road Trip With Your Dog Stress-Free

Time to hit the road? Far from setting off into the sunset and enjoying a relaxing journey, travelling with a dog can be a fur-raising experience.
Fear peeing, puking and pooing; shaking, barking, whining and whimpering. Yeah, safe to say that hitting route 66 quickly turns into the road trip from hell when accompanied by your nervy canine. So, what can you do about it? Let’s work through our top waggly-tail tips.
Plan well ahead for accommodation
We don’t know why, …

💐 Dear Mom, Thanks…

💐 Dear Mom, Thanks…

Here’s to our mothers. Thanks for letting us see you struggle, ask for help, and never give up on the ones you love.
By the time I made my dazzling appearance into our freshly completed family, my mom already had her hands full with two little boys—one 4, one only 16 months. And then there was me: a perfect little angel sent straight from heaven.
Actually, I think she told me I refused to sleep through the night for at least a year. …

🛥️ 🙌 Florida Teens Stranded In The Ocean Pray, Are Then Rescued by a Boat Named ‘The Amen’

🛥️ 🙌 Florida Teens Stranded In The Ocean Pray, Are Then Rescued by a Boat Named ‘The Amen’

When two local teens skipped school for a beach senior skip day, their adventure turned into a fight for their lives, and their savior was heaven-sent.
It’s the classic story of time-honored, end of year high school hijinks, two teens skip school on Senior Cut Day, and head on over to the beach for some fun. Only on this particular day, things took a deadly turn. Tyler Smith and Heather Brown, both 17 years old, swam out too far from the shore, …

💡 Creating Closer Relationships in Stepfamilies

💡 Creating Closer Relationships in Stepfamilies

Strengthen bonds between kids and stepparents by going on a trip that doesn’t fit into the status quo.
Karen was like many biological mothers—she wanted her son and her new husband to have a quality relationship. They were cordial enough, but there was no real connection between them. She wrote:
I am looking for information on how to improve communication in stepfamilies. I was a single mom from the time my son was 3 years old until he was 15. …

💡 Teaching Our Kids Not to Be Bystanders to Bullying

💡 Teaching Our Kids Not to Be Bystanders to Bullying

Most kids on today’s campuses probably fall into the category of “bystander.” They know they should probably do something, but they don’t.
“I feel guilty about it every day,” he told the crowd, a little choked by his own words.
The church youth group was captivated by Blake’s vulnerability.
Blake seemed like a normal high school kid: decent grades, a soccer player, and from a good home. But this particular young man was obviously plagued with guilt.
“I saw him being made fun of every day,” he said, …

💡 10 Amazing Medical And Scientific Facts Found In The Bible 1000’s Of Years Before Anyone Knew About Them

💡 10 Amazing Medical And Scientific Facts Found In The Bible 1000’s Of Years Before Anyone Knew About Them

It is nearly impossible to believe now, but there was a time when not only did doctors not wash their hands in the hospitals, they didn’t even know of the existence of disease-causing germs and microbes. But the Bible did.
Since the start of the twentieth century, mind-boggling advances in science, medicine and technology have become commonplace. Diseases that once killed millions now bother almost no one, time-saving devices are everywhere, and with the latest scientific technology we learn more about our universe every day. …

❤️ Mom, Kind Is the New Skinny

❤️ Mom, Kind Is the New Skinny

What if our generation of moms decided to love the mom bods we’ve got? Motherhood puts a glow on any woman! It’s a look that’s well worth the wear.
Remember when you were expecting your first child? As your body changed, you hoped that eventually you could regain some resemblance of your pre-mom body. Many of us have been able to pull that off by opting for Chick-fil-A salads over nuggets, 5 a.m. sweat sessions over an extra hour of sleep, …

🍰 🎉 When Everyone Gets Invited to the Birthday Party

🍰 🎉 When Everyone Gets Invited to the Birthday Party

My kid’s birthday party means I include and find commonalities with nearly total strangers. And it’s a really beautiful thing.
I’m usually a mess the day of my kid’s birthday party. I’m frazzled, frantic, and barely pulled together before showtime. I’ve fallen into the trap of making sure each of these occasions is a Pinterest-perfect event.
If the birthday party is at my house, I make sure every corner of the house is clean. I make sure I have enough food for all the invitees and more. …

💡 Why Take Your Kids to Church?

💡 Why Take Your Kids to Church?

Nap schedules, feedings, teething, separation anxiety, sickness, sports – when kids are young, it seems easier to stay home. Is going to church worth it?
Nap schedules, feedings, teething, separation anxiety, sickness, sports—when your kids are young, it seems like everything is working against your ability to attend church. Many Sundays, it seems much easier to just stay home.
Is going to church worth it? Absolutely. Even if you have to spend most of the service in the “cry room” with your baby, …

🎭 💡 5 Ways to Avoid Being a Drama Addict

🎭 💡 5 Ways to Avoid Being a Drama Addict

Moms today have enough on their plates without adding unnecessary drama to the list.
I wanted her to know she’d hurt me. If I were being honest, I’d have to admit that I wanted to wound her back.
The more I licked my wounds, the angrier I got.
So I did what any reasonable, mature, Spirit-filled woman would do: I hinted about it on Facebook. Just a short statement. It looked innocent on the outside, but truthfully it was anything but innocent. …

🔬 💡 New Genetic Study Shows 90% of Species Appeared Almost Simultaneously

🔬 💡 New Genetic Study Shows 90% of Species Appeared Almost Simultaneously

A new gene study presents serious difficulties for the scientific theory of evolution, while bringing science one giant step closer to the Biblical story of creation.
Dr. Gerald Schroeder, an Orthodox Jewish physicist with a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was unperturbed, noting many ways in which new discoveries such as this show how science and religious belief can be complementary.
Mark Stoeckle from The Rockefeller University in New York and David Thaler at the University of Basel in Switzerland analyzed mitochondrial DNA collected from 100,000 animal species stored in the US government-run GenBank database. …

⚕️ 🇮🇱 A Cancer Cure? Scientists in Israel Believe They’ve Found One

⚕️ 🇮🇱 A Cancer Cure? Scientists in Israel Believe They’ve Found One

“We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer.”
A small team of Israeli scientists think they might have found the first complete cure for cancer.
“We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer,” said Dan Aridor, of a new treatment being developed by his company, Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. (AEBi), which was founded in 2000 in the ITEK incubator in the Weizmann Science Park. AEBi developed the SoAP platform, …

💡 Lose the Toxic, Not the Masculinity

💡 Lose the Toxic, Not the Masculinity

If our hearts chafe at this whole line of thinking, our issue is with the gospel, not the cultural narrative.
Gillette recently released an ad about toxic masculinity, an interesting phrase that until recently only referred to hyper-masculine boorishness. But now the national dialogue seems to have shifted to a point where toxic masculinity refers not to excess, but to all things masculine. This is a tragic loss of nuance in an otherwise important conversation.
Admittedly, I had already heard some radio commentary about the ad that preconditioned me to hate it before actually seeing it. …

🤳 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, How Should Mama Look After All?

🤳 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, How Should Mama Look After All?

How do we treat ourselves well while also remembering that God cares more about our hearts? Can we keep our hearts pure but also enjoy fashion?
If you’re like 38 percent of the population, you made a New Year’s resolution to shed a few pounds.
When it comes to body image, moms experience quite a paradox: the line between healthy self-care and vanity. For every joke about mom jeans and women becoming frumpy after becoming mothers, there’s an Instagram account from a mom who is fit and fashionable. …

💡 🍴 Low Carb Diet Effectiveness Discredited by New Landmark Study

💡 🍴 Low Carb Diet Effectiveness Discredited by New Landmark Study

Review commissioned by WHO says fibre in ‘good’ carbohydrates such as wholegrain bread and oats has protective effect.
Eating more fibre, found in wholegrain cereals, pasta and bread as well as nuts and pulses, will cut people’s chances of heart disease and early death, according to a landmark review commissioned by the World Health Organization.
The authors of the review, which will inform forthcoming WHO guidelines, say their findings are good news – but incompatible with fashionable low-carb diets. …

🔥 Truck Goes Up in Flames but Man’s Childhood Bible Inside Is Unscathed

🔥 Truck Goes Up in Flames but Man’s Childhood Bible Inside Is Unscathed

An Oklahoma family is counting their blessings after an intense fire charred their truck – but left their Bible untouched.
And if it wasn’t for the vehicle’s horn honking, the family may have lost their house, too, which was just feet from the flames.
“I felt like crying,” Steven Gaut told FOX 6. The incident happened two weeks before Christmas.
But a solace in the midst of tragedy was that Gaut’s childhood Bible was left unscathed.
A case that was around it was charred but the Bible he had received when he was 13 was is good shape. …

📱 Smartphones for Smartfamilies

📱 Smartphones for Smartfamilies

We advise against giving your children a phone if you are not ready to have a conversation with them about it multiple times a week for multiple years.

When I was in high school, I was eager to turn 16 so I could drive. To my advantage, my parents were equally eager to stop being my personal Uber. So as a family we began the process of getting my driver’s license.
Getting a license can be a pretty intimidating process. …

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