Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

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Dwayne Wade Gives Family New Home for Christmas

December 26, 2008

dewayne-wade-597.jpgWhen Dwyane Wade heard the plight of a South Florida woman whose nephew accidentally burned down her home — and ruined all the family’s possessions — the Miami Heat star knew he had to do something.

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No God–And No Abortions, by Lisa Miller of Newsweek

November 30, 2008

lisa-miller-newsweek.jpgBefore the election I wrote a piece for NEWSWEEK.com about white evangelicals and abortion. In that piece, I predicted that conservative Christians would not move in large numbers away from the Republican Party because of their fundamental theological and cultural objections to abortion. 

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Pastor Ed Young’s ‘Sexperiment’ Results (Video)

November 22, 2008

ed-young1.jpgOn Sunday, a Texas preacher sat on a bed near his pulpit and offered an unusual challenge to the married couples in his congregation: Have sex every day for a week. “Sadly, the church has been silent over a topic that God is not silent about,” said the Rev. Ed Young, founder of the nondenominational Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas.

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How to Avoid Domestic Violence by Daniel Whyte III, Essence National Bestselling Author of Letters to Young Black Men and #1 Amazon.com Bestselling Author of Letters to Young Black Women (African-American Category)

November 20, 2008
Dear Daughters & YBW:
I trust that you are doing well today. I hope that you are growing in the Lord and living a victorious life. Today, I want to write to you about domestic violence and how you can avoid it. 

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In Bad Economy, Divorcing is Even Harder To Do

November 18, 2008

Bonnie Rabin is fond of saying that divorce lawyers are a bit like liquor stores. They’re busiest in the really good times, and the really bad. These, of course, would be the bad times.

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Survey Shows Unhappy People Watch Lots More TV

November 18, 2008

Unhappy people glue themselves to the television 30 percent more than happy people. The finding, announced on Thursday, comes from a survey of nearly 30,000 American adults conducted between 1975 and 2006 as part of the General Social Survey.

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Nebraska Parents Rush to Leave Children at Hospitals Before ‘Safe Haven’ Law Changes

November 14, 2008

nebraska-leg.jpgThe mother was running out of more than patience when she abandoned her 18-year-old daughter at a hospital over the weekend under Nebraska’s safe-haven law. She was also running out of time: She knew that state lawmakers would soon meet in a special session to amend the ill-fated law so that it would apply to newborns only.

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