Saturday, June 11, 2011

Dog and girl an unlikely, winning pair

"The more you learn about Joy Lauffenburger and her dog, Goldie, the more amazed you will be.

Joy is an 18-year-old high school senior from Oklahoma who was diagnosed with autism as a 7-year-old. Goldie is her closest friend, a 9-year-old basenji mix who at one point was in a high-kill shelter, on the verge of being euthanized, and who has become a certified therapy and service dog. More, though, she has become the love of Joy's life."

Read more about this remarkable duo here.

Save the Children Asks, 'How Do You Choose Your Plate in a Food Desert?'

"Last week, the USDA launched its replacement to the iconic food pyramid with—an easy-to-understand guide for how your plate should look with the balanced portions of fresh, healthy protein, grains, fruit, vegetables and dairy. It notes that 'half your plate' should be filled with fruits and vegetables."

Read more here.

Extreme God Makeovers Can Move that Mountain!

"Writer Michele Starkey reflects on Mark 11:22 and how God can move that mountain for you."

Read Michele's insights here.