by Grey Grymm

We often hear about the lonely for the holidays but rarely do we hear about those with family. In America we just tell people to  be happy they have family and enjoy being with them. So many people pretend to create this fantasy but it is so far from reality that it is more than most people can bare. 

 
 
by Grey Grymm

The holiday season is upon us once again. It is that time of the year where we gather around and tell everyone how thankful we are. I don't think many people understand there are many people out there that are not thankful.

 
 
Part 1 of our The Key To A Happy Marriage Series
by Grey Grymm


Have you heard someone say this before, “I got married and I didn't really know myself or what I wanted.”

If you are around my age you probably have heard it a few times. It is one of those reasons given when people tell you why they are divorced. In today's world it is also used as a reason for why an individual is not married.

I dislike this answer in either situation. Not because I don't think a person should not know themselves, I just don't buy it when a person says they don't know themselves. It is the ultimate cop out when it comes to relationships. It is the classic it is not you but it is me.

 
 

by Grey Grymm

It would seem in America today that fathers are no longer needed and definitely not wanted. For us the concept of father has been replaced with parent. It is no longer believed that a man brings anything different than a woman to a child's life. 


 
 
by Tere Lane

Shortbread cookies are some of the easiest cookies to make. I should know because I have been making cookies most of my life and all of my children's life and they are absolutely delicious.

 
 
by Grey Grymm

Some of you will not agree with me. Some of you think I am totally wrong. Some of you have no desire for the type of marriage I am about to describe. Some of you live a lifestyle that completely conflicts with my beliefs. This article then most definitely is not for you.

Now that is out of the way, let's begin with discussing the key to a good, loving marriage. The fact that I have to actually state that a marriage should be good and loving probably indicates where we are in the world today. When the topic of marriage is brought up a lot of people instantly throw on their bitter mood. In America at least half of the people are divorced. Of the ones that are married, many are unhappy and living sad and reckless lives.

 
 
by Cara Schulz

On Monday, I didn't get a position because I'm looking older. It wasn't said so starkly, but words like vibrant and fresh kept popping up. It's hard to explain unless you were there. There to see their expression as they see your face for the first time. There to hear the disappointed tone in their voices before they even ask the first question. I'm no longer a dewy youth. I'm 42.


 
 
by Tere Lane

There have been many people throughout the United States opting out of getting their children immunized for religious reasons, fear, and personal beliefs. Many believe that good personal hygiene and isolation is the key to keeping children safe and effective in disease prevention. Although teaching your children how to have personal hygiene is definitely a key role to staying healthy, it is only part of a solution in disease prevention.

 
 
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by Diyah Pinckney

Most times the food we love looks more complex than it really is. If you love sesame broccoli like I do then this recipe will save you money and gas. You can also replace the broccoli with chicken, pork, or shrimp since this recipe is all about the sauce. Lets begin!

 
 
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by Lorrie Irby Jackson featured in Briefing an Edition Of The Dallas Morning News

She was tall, thin and matronly, with cat’s-eye glasses and a helmet of salt-and-pepper curls. Her name was Lola Garrison, and she was my sixth-grade teacher.

A sweet, soft-spoken woman who rarely raised her voice, Mrs. Garrison once chastised a flip-at-the-lip female classmate of mine by uttering, in a sharp tone that she rarely used, a gem of advice that has stayed with me ever since: “All ladies are women, but not all women are ladies.”