We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
What happens to thrift-store donations? A behind-the-scenes look
You’ve finally done it. You’ve gone through your house and purged the belongings you no longer need: baby clothes the kids have long outgrown, the “I love Cancun” T-shirt that’s
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
Standout Volunteers Honored
“I can’t help everyone, but I can help someone,” said Kelli Fagala, local high school senior and recipient of a 2018 Medallion Award, the state’s top volunteer honor Kelli’s sentiment was shared throughout this year’s Governor’s Awards breakfast, hosted by United Way of Central Carolinas at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus . Cognizant Technology Solutions sponsored the event, which recognized 13 winners representing Mecklenburg, Iredell and Union…
Find A Coin On A Headstone? Don't Touch,Here's Why
Coins on a headstone? Finders, keepers? Not this time.
Why you should always put a coin in the freezer before you leave home
This Is What It Is Like to Live With a Brain Injury
5 Tips on Caring For An Individual With a Brain Injury
5 Tips on Caring For An Individual With a Brain Injury When a loved one or family member suffers a brain injury, you may take the role of caregiver – a role that can be exceptionally challenging. At the very least, it’s a stressful time that can call on all of your mental and physical resources and abilities The fact is, few injuries are as devastating as a severe brain injury. The person who suffers one may behave, think, and see the world…
10 Tips for Better Sleep After Brain Injury
Does it really matter if you get enough sleep? Yes! It may matter even more if you’re recovering from a brain injury as sleep disturbances are common. This makes it harder for those with a TBI to get the quantity and quality of sleep they need.Any brain injury — mild to severe — can lead to changes in sleep. These changes can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Deepening depression and anxiety, increased irritability, lack of energy, problems remembering things and a drop…
13 tips for feeding your flock
Keep your chickens happy and healthy by giving them the right feed and supplements.
What Is A Rock Star Optician
What is a Rock Star Optician Simply put, Rock Star Optician is a path forward for not just the optician, not just opticianry, but the entire eyewear industry. For opticians, it’s a way to move up, to earn more, get more respect, to get off the totem pole of O’s and perhaps most importantly, to love what you do. Eyecare is a nearly $40 billion per year industry. Eyewear sales make up well over half of the optical revenue pie. That’s a valuable…
What is the difference between Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, and Optician?
Learn the important differences between an Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and Optician. We all know that these three specialist deal with eyes, but what are their qualifications, and who do we really need for what?
Why are girls flocking to ISIS?
An alarming number of young Western women are defying their families — and all logic — to join the ISIS barbarians. As many as 550 of the estimated 3,000 Westerners who have traveled to Syria and I…
How to Watch the Longest 'Blood Moon' Eclipse of the Century
The record-setting lunar eclipse paired with an extra-close Mars will soon have sky-watchers seeing red.
This Boston Optician Helps Others See What He Can't
Blair Wong started losing his sight in his 20s. But it didn't stop him from teaching opticians his craft.
Scot Ross: What could go wrong with a constitutional convention? Plenty
Now more than ever we need the Constitution we already have to protect our rights and to protect our democracy.
Ophthalmologist vs. Optometrist vs. Optician: What’s The Difference?
The 3 major categories of eye professionals include ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians. Here's an outline to highlight the major differences.
How bird flocks are like liquid helium
Mathematical model shows how hundreds of starlings coordinate their movements in flight
The Illuminati, the Scots Master degree, and the Order of the Royal Secret
DESCRIPTION Seminar Schedule Each session includes a lecture, discussion, and a break 9:30 A.M.-10:00 A.M Registration 10:00 A.M.-10:50 A.M The "Real Illuminati" 11:00 A.M.-11:50 A.M. Scots Master Degree 12:00P.M.-1:00P.M. Lunch 1:00P.M-1:50P.M. Estienne Morin 2:00P.M.-3:00P.M. The Baylot Manuscript(Almost 20 years older than the Francken Manuscript) Josef Wäges Brother Wäges is a Texas Mason, and a full member of the Texas Lodge of Research. He is Member number…
How Nick Foles ended up wearing custom Oakleys designed by local optician Jim Mulligan
As Nick Foles prepares for his next game, we can thank local optician Jim Mulligan of Bouquet Mulligan DeMaio that he does so with the greatest optical style possible.