Does Age Matter?

Does Age Matter?

When an older man is with a younger woman, people are fond of saying “the girls are gold diggers, trophy brides or mail order brides”. It is also becoming more popular these days for older women to marry younger men.

By: Barry Cooke

Well isn’t that the $64,000 question? The answer really is a personal thing. There is no right or wrong answer, as long as both parties are over the age of consent. If you were to research the subject you would probably find that it is not uncommon for people to be in a relationship where there is …

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A Living Will is an Answer to a Problem

Living Wills

In a health care proxy which can be included in a Living Will you can designate someone to make health care decisions for you if you can’t make or communicate your own decisions.

By: Ivon T. Hughes

For many people, Terri Schiavo was the face of an emotional struggle over the right to live and the right to die. It sparked a heated global debate and inspired even the most apolitical citizens to take a stand.

Last Will and Testament and Living Will:

The point in the controversy over the Florida Woman who lay comatose while her husband struggled to …

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The 13th… Lucky or Unlucky

Number 13If you were born on the thirteenth of any month, Friday the 13th is considered an especially lucky day for you. Harrison Ford, Thomas Jefferson, Stevie Wonder, Jacqueline Bisset, Mel Torme, Margaret Thatcher, Mary Todd Lincoln were among those born on the 13th.

By: Pat Jacobs

Friday the thirteenth is traditionally considered unlucky; however, there are many LUCKY things concerning the number 13. The American dollar, since 1935, consists of a pyramid of 13 steps, 13 leaves and berries on an olive branch, and in the left talon of the eagle are 13 arrows.

The many uses of this number …

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The Key to Real Choices

The Key to Real Choices

Sexuality and spirituality were not considered poetically and aiming for a successful life left little room for passion and visions. Sexuality was less something to be celebrated and felt than something to be practiced morally and antiseptically. The same went for spirituality.

By: Bud Harris

In the practical world I grew up in, sexuality and spirituality were not considered poetically. The logic of aiming for a successful life left little room for passion and visions. Practically from the moment I was born, I was urged to join society’s routines that would march me through life. The ancient mythologies and rituals …

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Dream Catchers

Dream Catchers

DREAM CATCHERS, is a Native American store that specializes in hand-crafted leather goods, mandellas, blankets, actual buffalo hides, pottery and beads among others.

By: Pat Jacobs

Shawne Bowman and her mother have created their own niche with DREAM CATCHERS, a Native American store that specializes in hand-crafted leather goods, mandellas, blankets, actual buffalo hides, pottery and beads among others.

Located in Austintown, Ohio, the company opened on May 5th, 1993 and is the only store of its kind within the area. It aptly showcases the diversity and beauty of Native artwork. Items can be purchased retail or wholesale.

The store’s …

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Birth Order

Birth Order

Birth order is only one of many factors in personality development. No one order is better than another but it can be reversed or turned around by illness, early death, or the mental incapacity of a sibling.

By: Pat Jacobs

Are you a very neat person? Do you try to color coordinate your clothes? Love making lists? There’s a good chance you’re first born in your family birth order.

This refers to whether you were the first, second, or came later in your family.

Your birth order affects your personality and nearly every aspect of your life, but it is …

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First Comes Friendship, Then Comes Marriage

Wedding

We have a good marriage, and much to celebrate. What makes it work? Perhaps because, it resembles the neglected, yet deeply important bond I shared with my childhood best friend.

By: Aurelie Sheehan
Author of History Lesson for Girls

This month my husband and I are celebrating our eighth anniversary — safely and well beyond the Seven Year Itch. We have a good marriage, and much to celebrate. What makes it work? I don’t know — luck, probably. Or maybe it’s because it resembles, more than the relationships I’ve had with some men, the neglected, yet deeply important bond I …

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Replace Fear with Trust

School House

It is deeds that will help the school children see that I not only talk the talk but walk the walk.

By: Rafe Esquith

On the first day of school, within the first two minutes, I discuss this issue with the children. While most classrooms are based on fear, our classroom is based on trust. The children hear the words and like them, but they are only words. It is deeds that will help the children see that I not only talk the talk but walk the walk.

I use the following example with the students on their first day. …

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A Good Man is Hard to Find… Unless You Cook

A Good Man in Chicago

Dating services in Chicago are as diverse as the city itself. There are at least 40 dating services in the immediate area. Several places cater to Catholics, Buppies, (black urban professionals), the Jewish, Yuppies, and Hispanics, among others.

By: Pat Jacobs

Dating services in Chicago are as diverse as the city itself. There are at least 40 in the immediate area. Several places cater to Catholics, Buppies, (black urban professionals), the Jewish, Yuppies, and Hispanics, among others.

I decided to check out four- The Chicago Singles Network, Interactions, Great Expectations, and Introlens. I called and asked for information to be …

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The Key

Dr. Joe Vitale

What’s more powerful is to say “I’m sorry” to the people you hurt. I did my best to make peace with my past. It was a wonderful feeling.

 

By: Joe Vitale

Please Forgive Me

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

–Howard Thurman

 

If you feel stuck in any area of your life, if you’re not attracting the car, house, job, mate, or anything else you really want, it could very well be due to …

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Talking to the Boss and Getting What You Want

Talking to the Boss

Always approach your boss with respect especially if you’re looking for a really big raise, a really big promotion or anything you’re really not entitled to but want anyway.

By: Melissa Kirsch

Shorter hours, a pay raise, change of title, promotion. These are all reasons to initiate a talk with the boss. But remember this when approaching him about changing something in the workplace: Your boss’s number-one priority is to make sure you are satisfied enough to do your job well. Otherwise, everyone loses, including him. Always approach your boss with respect and promise yourself never to kiss ass …

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