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Saving money in our current  economic environment is difficult. Now, more than ever, most people are trying to find ways to save money that will make paychecks go far enough to cover basic needs. Many don’t have enough to buy “extras” like car repair bills, new clothes, or taking the family out to eat. Here […]

Music has been the lynch pin to worship since the beginning of time. Through the years the Black church has always been a place of refuge, support and direction has always been the faith. The common thread of  singing  spiritual songs was shared by all, whether it was one of the five traditional Churches or […]

Holy Holy Holy is a hymn that most of us have sung at one point or another. Here is the story on one of faith’s most popular hymns. Reginald Heber wrote “Holy, Holy, Holy” while serving as vicar of Hodnet, Shropshire, England. He was the first to compile a hymnal ordering hymns around the church […]

Tips for taming an overactive mind.

Fathers are just as essential to healthy child development as mothers.

When it comes to an AME church, A stands for African which means that the church was organized by people of African descent and heritage.

Sometimes, it can be hard to picture yourself doing anything when you wake up on a particular day. Maybe you haven’t gotten enough sleep in the past week or there just happens to be a lot on your mind. In these types of situations, you might just be sitting around, thinking far too much about […]

Life will bring good and bad, the rain as well as the sunshine. You must embrace your trials and tribulation in order to grow.

The story behind the song His Eye Is on The Sparrow is one based on Matthew Chapter 10:39.

A healthy sex life is just as important as other aspects of your life. In our pursuit of living balanced lives too often sex is not factored into the equation. We have a tendency to focus on careers, business, finances, and the daily to-do lists. With so much going on every day it is easy […]

Names are an interesting topic. There are sometimes knock-down, drag-out arguments when a new baby comes into the world over what his or her name should be. A given name or first name is purposefully given, usually by a child’s parents at or near birth. The Social Security Administration tracks baby names in the U.S. […]

Did you know that use of topical hydrocortisone cream for such conditions as psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis can cause a number of harmful side effects? The fact is that most “over the counter” topical steroids can contain 1 percent of hydrocortisone while prescription hydrocortisone creams can contain much more. Hydrocortisone, a steroid used to reduce […]