Sweating The Small Stuff

“Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere” (Erma Bombeck). “Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due” (William Ralph Inge). “Worry is like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain” (Wiz Khalifa). I think we all understand the fruitlessness of…

Neva Morgan

There are some women who are simply invaluable. Some who touch your life like no one else can. Some who shape the world around you. Some who always bring a smile to your face. Some who fill your mind with joyful memories. Some who have so impacted her family that she has also impacted the…

Faith Into Action

Every once in a while a crazy, yet awesome, physics teacher will put his own life into the hands of physics. Andreas Wahl, a Norwegian physicist, decided to do just this. He knew that objects will begin to rotate faster when they come toward a center point. To prove this is true, Wahl suspended himself…

“Deny God Or Fail”

Jordan Wooley, a seventh-grade girl in Texas, was put to the test in class. Her teacher gave the class an assignment where they were forced to label God as a “fact, common assertion, or opinion.” However, when students began getting upset and discussions took place, the teacher made it clear that unless they said God…

Don’t Separate The Salt

Sodium is a very interesting element. It is very reactive by itself. Simply placing it in water will cause it to sizzle, move around, catch fire, and explode. However, pure sodium is not found in nature at all. It is always combined with another element. Chlorine is a chemical element that does exist in nature,…

Pulling On Both Oars

“An old Scotsman operated a little rowboat for transporting passengers. One day a passenger noticed that the old man had carved on one oar the word ‘Faith,’ and on the other oar the word ‘Works.’ Curiosity led him to ask the meaning of this. The old man happily replied, ‘I’ll show you.’ He dropped one…

A Hurricane is Coming

 “A man who lived on Long Island was able one day to satisfy an ambition by purchasing for himself a very fine barometer. When the instrument arrived at his home, he was extremely disappointed to find that the indicating needle appeared to be stuck, pointing to the sector marked ‘HURRICANE.’  After shaking the barometer very…

April Fools’ Day

Ok, first things first, we all know April Fools’ Day is coming.  And if you have anyone who is young or even young-at-heart around you, then just expect some kind of prank.  Please consider yourself warned :). Even though April Fools’ Day is not a national holiday, it is recognized by many nations around the…