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Active Recovery

In the article, “Why Science Says You Should Take More Rest Days,” Lauren Bedosky explains that many times when we work out and exercise, we don’t benefit because we don’t give our bodies time to recover from the inflammatory response

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Knowing God’s Will

“Often I am asked, ‘Anne, I have a major decision to make. How can I know if it is in God’s will? In response, I usually begin by explaining that when an airplane comes in to land during the night

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Eye-Opening Symbols

Have you ever heard of, or participated in, the project from grade school that required carrying around an egg for a week? In this experiment, the egg represents a baby, and each students’ job is to keep the egg from cracking.

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Distractors

Technology advances have played a vital role in resources that have enhanced our quality of life, but technology has also become a significant distractor that can keep us from what is important.

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Lesson Learned

If you grew up with siblings, you can probably remember seeing one of them get in trouble and punished. Did their example keep you from doing wrong? Maybe that was all that was needed to help you obey their parents!

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Trust

In this clip from Despicable Me, Gru needs his adopted daughters to jump from a flying ship so he can save them from crashing. Though it doesn’t make sense and is frightening, they trust his words and jump anyway

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Hidden Realities

There’s an old magic trick that involves making a woman disappear after she’s entered a life-sized box. The audience is led to believe she has actually disappeared, due to a series of actions by the magician

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Consumed

In the Bible, we read about how the Israelites were to love God wholeheartedly, in order to know him intimately, which we see is the desire of God throughout the Pentateuch.

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