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What is Home Care?

December 27, 2018

Healthy Living Home care is rooted in the principle that older adults should be free to age at home with the level of care they need to be safe and comfortable. To that end, most home care providers work hard to ensure that their clients are able to live as independently as possible while receiving the …

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Hearts Reach Hearts: Gospel Great Yolanda Adams

December 26, 2018

There’s a touch of the past that peeks through five-time Grammy Award winning Yolanda Adams’ voice, posture and passion when she’s on stage. Best known as the contemporary gospel artist who merged the genre with R&B and jazz, she’s a picture of her father’s love for B.B. King, Miles Davis and Charlie Pride. Adam’s says …

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Let Your Light Shine Through Prayer

December 26, 2018

Special Feature Let your light shine.  That’s a snippet of Matthew 5:16, and it’s the theme verse for this year’s Legacy League Scholarship Luncheon at Samford University. And while there are countless ways we can live out this charge—ways we can let our light shine, reflecting the light of God’s love—one of my favorites is …

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Launch of Biblical Based Spiritual Insight Radio Show

December 26, 2018

Special Feature Birmingham’s new WXJC/101.1 FM recently launched “The Chris Danielson Show,” focused on providing local content from a “Real Common Sense, Real Bible Insights” perspective. We caught up with host Chris Danielson to learn more. Q. Chris, what can listeners expect to hear on your show in 2019? A. It’s a show that is …

Coats for Kids!

December 26, 2018

Photo Fun Hoover’s Prince of Peace (POP) Knights of Columbus Council 11537 purchased 72 coats and donated them to several charitable organizations in the Birmingham area. It’s all part of the national program called Coats for Kids and the POP Knights have been participating for years. Knight Bruce Grasso (left) led this year’s local effort …

OLS Students Deliver Boxes of Joy

December 26, 2018

Photo Fun Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School (OLS) students recently participated in several community service projects.  Seen here are second graders (from left to right) Peyton Bradford, Oliver Barrow, and Grant Walton with boxes they filled with items for children in a third world country. The Cross Catholic Outreach Box of Joy program delivered …

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Connecting Your Child to God’s Word

December 26, 2018

Parenting Points In the book of Deuteronomy, Moses gives the people of Israel a picture of passing their faith down to the next generation. He encourages the people that “these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when …

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A Little Homework Goes a Long Way When It Comes to Your Taxes

December 26, 2018

Money Matters presented by: Vision Financial If you fail to estimate your federal income tax withholding properly, it may cost you in a variety of ways. If you receive an income tax refund, it essentially means that you provided the IRS with an interest-free loan during the year. By comparison, if you owe taxes when …

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Where to Invest Family Time in 2019: Consider an International Mission Trip

December 26, 2018

Mission Makers Brought to you by: Community Partner Brilliant Web Works, www.brilliantly.net When your teenage son chooses Haiti over Disneyworld, you know you’re doing something right as a Christian parent. When your 11-year-old shares his salvation story in a park with over 100 people, you don’t have to wonder if the cost was worth it for …

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Estate Planning for the New Year

December 26, 2018

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com A good new year resolution is to pay for estate planning for your grown children.  Not only is it a good idea, it is a great idea!  An estate plan is something they need and just may save them immense heartache, anxiety and money in the …