Not every bad thing that happens to us is bad, long term. I've learned it well; some of life's biggest blessings arrive unexpectedly, wrapped in the most unsightly dressings. It's as if the alchemy happens in the waiting. And so it may be for the GOP, as they now get to witness certain Democrats, who supported Obamacare, paying a hefty price for their misdeeds.
The country of Greece is in catastrophic economic chaos due to a history of irresponsible spending. This is where the U.S. will be in few years unless drastic changes are made. The question is no longer if, but when. At some point, there will no longer be any low-interest credit available to continue letting Santa Claus run the U.S.; the interest owed on existing debt will exceed tax revenues.
SaveCalifornia is protesting the U.S. Postal Service's decision to feature LGBT activist Harvey Milk on a special commemorative stamp next year. The pro-family group is calling for the boycott of the stamp, calling Milk a "sexual predator," based on his biography.
A Kansas couple has drawn criticism for writing an offensive note to a gay waiter after dining at a restaurant, instead of giving him a tip for his good service. "Your homosexual lifestyle is an affront to God… We hope you will see the tip your fag choices made you lose out on, and plan accordingly," they wrote on the receipt.
Pastor Steven Furtick of a North Carolina megachurch spoke to his congregation about the criticisms he has received over his newly built 16,000 square foot home, saying while it is from God, he is sorry for uncomfortable conversations the members had to have due to the controversy.
Do you know any generous people? They're easy to recognize. They're the ones who always pick up the check for your meal, and they never remind you of it. Maybe they don't have a lot of money, even, but they say, "I'll get it. Don't worry about it."
After German media alleged President Obama was personally briefed about the monitoring of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone conversations and that the surveillance may have lasted for 10 years, the National Security Agency (NSA) on Sunday backed Obama's claim that he wasn't aware of it.
The second bi-annual Epoch Awards will take place Monday in Atlanta, Ga., as a red carpet celebration of missions innovators and charity leaders from around the world featuring an awards presentation of resources totaling $50,000 to further these efforts.
Are you bugged by a guilty conscience? Are you carrying around baggage from a certain mistake or bad decision that produces feelings of regret and self-loathing? If so, God wants you to know it's okay to let it go.