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Dine with Olexa’s Café!

October 20, 2021

Home for the Holidays Diane Olexa grew up watching her mother create beautiful wedding cakes and wonderful food for brides on their special day. She created her first wedding cake at the age of 22, as a gift to a college roommate in 1993. Realizing a love for the creative art, Diane began her own business …

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Called to Serve at Henderson & Walton Women’s Center: Lucy Sanders, MD

October 19, 2021

Healthy Living For Dr. Lucy Sanders, her profession as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist is much more than a job or even a career. “I feel like it’s definitely a calling. I believe the service part of being a physician- taking care of people- is what I am led to do,” Dr. Sanders says. Her faith …

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The Soldier’s Heart Retreat: Transformation Ministries

October 13, 2021

Special Feature Transformation Ministries (TM) is offering a new program designed to help male and female veterans find freedom from the debilitating effects of PTSD on their lives and on the lives of their families. This faith-based program is designed to bring clinical and spiritual approach over a three-day retreat called, “The Soldier’s Heart Retreat.”  …

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Love Should Not Hurt: Hope’s Door

October 12, 2021

Special Feature 1 in 3 women experience abusive relationships. Does your partner make you emotionally, physically, or financially dependent? Isolate you from seeing your friends, family, or children? Forbid you from going anywhere or seeing anyone? Threaten to take away your child or children? Become angry when you speak to the opposite sex? Control when …

5 Tips for Coping with Grief During the Holidays

October 12, 2021

Healthy Living Are you struggling with grief over losing a loved one? Keep reading for five helpful tips. 1. Expectations. Don’t set unrealistic expectations for yourself during this holiday season as you grieve. Allow yourself to mourn and don’t avoid mourning for fear of upsetting others. Expect that exposure to the holiday season and its …

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Love Life Movement Comes to Birmingham

October 6, 2021

Special Feature For the first time in a long time, *Amanda, Director of Charlotte, N.C.’s largest abortion clinic, felt uncertain. Normally, she would have urged the young mom in front of her toward an abortion. But this time it was her own niece, and both women were conflicted. Finally, *Erika decided to let her baby …

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CASA is Changing Lives One Child at a Time

October 4, 2021

Special Feature While Lisa Ledbetter was a foster parent for 11 years, she didn’t know she would end up adopting four abused and neglected children and would also perform life-changing work for other such children and families by becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteer. When Ledbetter’s seven-year-old foster son, Kamden was involved in …

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Tips for Fall Hair & Skin Wellness

September 27, 2021

Healthy Living As we step into the cooler temperatures of fall, the team at T. Fox SalonSpa is ready to help you look your best when it comes to having healthy hair and skin. Here’s 3 ideas to add to your health regimen this fall. 1. Give Your Skin a Lift! T Fox SalonSpa Specialist …

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I Cared Enough: Daniel Cason Ministries

September 27, 2021

Mission Makers Daniel Cason Ministries reaches out to the homeless, the helpless, the hurting, the hungry and the hopeless with the love and compassion of the Savior. The week of Thanksgiving 2021, free groceries will be distributed to those living in the poorest communities of Birmingham. Last year with your help we served families in …

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50 Years of Bringing Hope, Healing & Restoration: The Foundry Ministries

September 27, 2021

Cover Story “Addiction is no respecter of persons. It can touch anyone.” Those words from Micah Andrews, CEO of The Foundry Ministries, give a glimpse into the impactful work done to provide faith-based substance abuse recovery for thousands of men and women from all situations and walks of life over the last fifty years. Since …

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