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“When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of their troubles.” (Palm 34:17)

Edward Jones has been ranked highest in investor satisfaction with full-service brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Full-Service Investor Satisfaction Study, the firm announced.

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We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren’t old enough, and we’ll be more content when they are.

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Have you ever felt like the weight of the world was resting on your shoulders? It could be because you are the “go-to” person the family depends on during tough times.

So here I am, in mid-air, as my body is suspended.

A significant change began when the quarantine separated us, and the world stared death in the face. We have suffered an unprecedented type of death, and together, we grieve. Yet, from this loss, God will lead us back to life and heal our hearts along the way.

In just a few days, we will experience the vernal equinox – one of the two times in the year when the sun is exactly above the equator. Apart from this astronomical anomaly, though, the equinox is mostly known as the beginning of spring – a fresh beginning and the time to spruce things up.

Years ago, when I was much more involved with motivational speaking, I often told a story about a farmer facing adversity and how it made him discover some talents and abilities he would have otherwise never found in himself.

Below is an excerpt from my first book “Prophetic Writings; Secrets from My Prayer Closet.” I pray these ‘words from above’ will comfort you today.

How many times has worrying solved issues in life? If worrying solved problems, then worry until they are all gone. Unfortunately, worrying does not help; it only creates more negative energy around the circumstance. To diminish worry, try pondering a few questions. Is this a tem-porary issu…

We’re now well into what’s known as “Tax Season.” If your income in 2020 was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, your tax return will reflect it.

In biblical times, a long coat or robe was the demarcation of class. Their symbolic meaning, beauty, and pageantry are revealed in verses throughout the Bible. Some robes are worn for only a season, while others are worn for a lifetime. If God presented a garment rack of assorted robes, whic…

It’s truly difficult to wake up one day and realize that you’ve sat in the seat of judgment towards another. It’s tough to discover that your actions mirror the same behavior you once criticized others for. It can feel as if God lifted the lid off of sin and allowed you to look in the pot. U…

“Lord, draw us closer to You individually, to each other, and as a nation in this New Year! Let us remember that You are the beginning and the end! You started this world, and You will have the final say. You will end it in the timing that only You know. You will finish it in victory for You…

Two Catholic High of Pointe Coupee seniors were named to the 2020 All-Metro Volleyball Team, according to their coach.

As the years go by, I’m always trying to become a better version of my former self. One of the ways I do this is by reading daily reflections written by people who are in tune with their spirituality. After considering their pious insight, I then journal my own thoughts based on what is goin…

“I believe churches are meant for praising God. But so are 2am car rides, showers, coffee shops, the gym, conversations with friends, strangers, etc. Don’t let a building confine your faith because we will never change the world by just going to church to be the church.” –anonymous.

We’re nearing the end of 2020, and for many of us, it will be a relief to turn the calendar page on this challenging year.

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John 8:31-32 says, “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.”

Diabetes is associated with severe morbidity and premature death, according to Fonda McKneely, RN liaison with Pointe Coupee Homebound Health.

Pointe Coupee General Hospital Staff recently provided Basic Life Support (BLS) education and training in the parish. The BLS Classes were held for the faculty and staff of Catholic of Pointe Coupee, Valverda Elementary and False River Academy. Faculty from other parish schools were also in …

Diabetes is associated with severe morbidity and premature death. The disease increases your risk for heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, nerve damage, and eye and skin complications.

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Stay strong My child.

When I served as justice of the peace, it was not uncommon to receive a phone call in the wee hours of the night requesting my presence at the police station to sign an arrest warrant.

As Christians, where do we go once the voting booths close and the ballots are tallied? What shall we do after the winner is announced and the 2020 election infection is finally over?

The upcoming election is, of course, big news. There’s more than one way to look at it. As a citizen and voter, you have your own preferences about the issues and the candidates. As an investor, should you be rooting for any particular outcome?

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Jesus, as my heart searches for You in the stillness of the night, and in the break of the morning dew, will You remember me? When I reach out to the hurting and the unloved, do You see me, will You remember me? When my soul helps a friend in pain, do You look upon me, will You remember me?

It’s that time of year again, where, if you work for a medium to large employer, you’ve got some decisions to make because it’s open enrollment time. Of course, depending on your situation, you may have been working remotely for a while, but, even so, you will likely have the opportunity to …

How many times have you heard ‘wash your hands’ or ‘clean your room’? As physical cleanliness washes away germs from the physical body, divine cleanliness washes away roots of bitterness from the spiritual body.

Today’s retirees, and those of tomorrow, have had a sense of purpose their entire lives – and they don’t intend to give it up just because they’ll no longer be working full time.

Did you know science has proof the words we speak can create? The scientific development of two simple devices makes sound waves visible and the human voice visible. This exciting discovery proves God’s spoken word does create!

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How long have you been separated from a loved one or a friend?  

The investment world contains different types of risk. Stocks or stock-based mutual funds could lose value during periods of market volatility.

GOD APPROVES YOU – “I will never refuse anyone who comes to Me” (John 6:37).

In a natural progression of human growth, an infant begins life by drinking milk.  As the body grows, then solid food is introduced.  If solid food is well tolerated, then meat is presented.  Our spiritual growth is similar, as 1 Peter 2:2 explains, “like newborn babies,” we “crave pure spir…

Strolling near the ocean can feel like love is in the air.  It may not be love floating in the air, but science has proven that something special in its mist.  Ocean waves generate negative ions. Tens of thousands of these tiny particles naturally flow into the air and intertwine with the se…

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