Dolce: Reflections on the sweetness of my last year with Hazel

My dad recently penned some reflections after mom passed away in June. How did I miss it? There were signals, yet somehow I failed to pick up on them. More than a year before her death, Hazel began talking about spending more time together—she wished I could curtail my travel and spend more time at home. We discussed this […]

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Kenya leader prescribes response to attacks

BREAKING: OneHope Kenya Chairman recommends how we should respond to the killing of their Christian young people at the hands of Muslims this Easter Friends and Partners in the ministry, As you may have seen from the news channels, Kenya has just experienced the worst terror attack this Thursday with the death toll now standing […]

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Family Day fast facts

To celebrate International Day of Familes, here are some interesting family fast facts from our Attitudes and Behavior of Youth research. Family is one of the most important factors that make up the “Trifecta” we have determined directly influences a teen’s spiritual vibrancy. Be sure you nurture those positive family experiences by doing things together. Start with […]

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A tribute on Mother’s Day

As a South Floridian I’m required to be a Miami Heat fan, but I put my loyalties aside to cheer when Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder was awarded the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award last week. His acceptance speech is one that will not soon be forgotten. He opened AND closed with thanking […]

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Olympic opening ceremony casts a vision of unity

Perhaps the most powerful part of the Olympics is the opening ceremony. And not just because of the elaborate staging and glittering pageantry of the show. The Sochi Olympics are reportedly the most expensive Games in history to date—with its opening ceremony expected to top the charts for money spent on the most elaborate spectacle […]

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Sexless Japan: an unnatural pattern

In Japan, Europe and the U.S., statistics are showing that people are marrying later in life or not at all, birth rates are on the decline, and housing reports show an increase in single-occupant households, as well as young people living at home for longer periods of time than before. What do these startling trends […]

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