Monday, March 16, 2009

Good News From Mary March 16, 2009

Feelings: Foes or Friends?

The myth that emotions are unreliable and even dangerous has led far too many Christians to suppress or ignore their feelings. But a life stripped of emotions leads only to a deadened faith that’s little more than fulfilling duties.

God created feelings to work together with thoughts and help lead you to the truth. Feelings are gifts meant to help drive you to become your best.

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Long-sought food labeling law takes effect today

Shoppers will have more information about where their food comes from under a new policy starting today.

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A Call To Share Our Abundance

At 66, Connie Neuman is doing okay financially. So when she found out a friend was out of work, she offered to send her $40 every month.

The friend, also 66, lost her long-established bookstore. Like so many other small businesses across the country, the store went out of business.

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Five ways to boost your metabolism

"Metabolism" is the name of the bodily system that converts food calories to energy needed to perform various tasks, like pumping oxygen to muscles during a long walk. Many variables contribute to your metabolism, including heredity, gender and age. But you can quicken yours; here's how.

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'Dream come true' for Flyers (For my husband, the UD grad)

London Warren hasn't backed down from a challenge all season, but he tried to get out of a weighty responsibility that Dayton coach Brian Gregory put on him Sunday, March 15.

With Flyer fans invited to watch the NCAA Selection Show with the team at the Frericks Center, Gregory asked his junior point guard to make some remarks to the crowd after the team learned whether it had made the field.

"Coach looked at me and said, 'London, I want you to go up there and say something,' " Warren recalled. "I said, 'Coach, I'm going to be crying one way or another.' And he said, 'London, you earned (those tears).' "

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Monday, March 16, 2009 Good News Stories

Standing on What I Know

"July 24, 2008 was the hardest day of my life.That was the day our first-born son, Christopher, died in a traffic accident on his way to work at 9:05 in the morning."

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French Physicist Wins Templeton Religion Prize

"A French physicist and philosopher of science is the winner of the 2009 Templeton Prize for religion, the largest annual religion prize given to an individual, the foundation announced on Monday. "

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Combat Stress by Creating Your Own Oasis

"Stress and anxiety can prematurely age our mind and body. If not dealt with effectively, chronic stress and worrying can place undue strain upon our cardiovascular and immune systems. It can also make us prone to mood disorders and negatively affect our cognitive functions. Having a safe and comfortable place where we can relax and unwind can help improve our well-being and produce feelings of peace and tranquility."

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Bible Translation is at historic levels; you can help

"Bible translation is at historic levels. However, there's much more work to do, and time is running out. According to Wycliffe Associates, YOU can help, and you don't even need translation experience. Does it seem impossible? It's not."

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