Engagement ring tag for second marriage

Weddings are a special time for a couple who are in love and ready to start life together as one. Second marriages have become as common as first marriages. There are a number of differences in wedding etiquette between the first and second marriages. One of those differences is the engagement ring. When one is planning a second marriage, it […]

Rupture of cliques of youth groups

Cliques and gossip will infiltrate your youth group unless you take an active stance against them. Popular culture and social behavior have become so dominant, and some church culture so obedient, that your youth group can simply become a reflection of the “world” without strong, godly effort on your part. Nowhere is this more evident than in the way students […]

Elvis Presley’s numerology: the king of rock and roll

Before Elvis, there was nothing. John Lennon How much more praise could one music superstar, John Lennon, give another, Elvis Presley? But Beatles icon John Lennon wasn’t the only musician to applaud the King of Rock and Roll. World-renowned 20th century American musician, conductor, composer, pianist and author Leonard Bernstein had this to say of Presley: Elvis is the greatest […]

Top 20 Four Tops Hits

In the early 1950s, four Detroit high school students performed at a local birthday party. After that, these four students stayed together as one of the biggest R&B groups for more than four decades. Levi Stubbs (brother of Joe Stubbs from The Falcon and cousin of Jackie Wilson), Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Renaldo “Obie” Benson and Lawrence Payton called themselves The […]

Brain rooting and Schumann resonance

What is resonance? All things that vibrate in this world have their own “natural” frequency that they are most comfortable with. When a thing is subjected to an external force that makes it vibrate at a frequency with which it vibrates the most, the thing responds with joy, vibrating at the maximum amplitude (energy). This phenomenon manifests itself throughout the […]

Ask for more than you hope to get

One of the fundamental rules of power negotiation is that you must ask the other party for more than you expect to get. Henry Kissinger went so far as to say, “Effectiveness at the conference table depends on exaggerating one’s demands.” Think of a few reasons why you should do this: Why should you ask the store for a bigger […]