Start Off Your New Year Right with the First Psalm

Start Off Your New Year Right with the First Psalm

Open a Bible near the center, and you will find the Book of Psalms. In many ancient manuscripts, the first psalm was unnumbered, untitled and printed in red ink to indicate that it frames and prefaces the whole Psalter. Psalm 1 is both a wisdom psalm, showing us two...

Is the American Dream Worth Reviving?

As the U.S. economy fights to improve, things simply aren’t as comfortable as they once were. Americans aren’t accustomed to our current economic situation, and we can’t seem to get comfortable with being uncomfortable. This makes sense because our...

Golden Pig Means Prosperity, Good Fortune

The Chinese have for centuries viewed the coming of the New Year as a time for new beginnings. They sweep the yard (few had lawns in those days) clean out their homes and closets, and got rid of chipped or cracked pottery. New items are purchased to replace the old....