Happier Days

Photo by Roger Bultot It was late summer and for their second date, he took her to the street food festival.  Holding hands, they squeezed through the crowd.  “Lana, what would you like to try?” “The Greek Jewish food.” They barely finished eating the food when it began to rain.  Fortunately, he lived close by.  …

Melania’s Birthday

It was Melania's birthday and Matt was taking her out for wings to celebrate. He couldn't wait to see her and to give her the birthday gift he had picked up at Yorkdale Mall on Civic Holiday. "How has your day been so far?" he asked when he called her to let her know that …

Radishes

Lately we have been adding radishes to our salads. They not only add color but they have these 5 health benefits:  They are a good source of Vitamin C They have anticancer properties They support a healthy digestive system They have antifungal properties They help to reduce Zen effects Zearalenone (zen) is a toxic …

Olive Oil

In Biblical times, Olive Oil was a precious and sacred commodity for the Jews. It was used for healing, cooking, lighting lamps, soaps and cosmetics. It was used to anoint kings and priests. It was used to honor God and men (Judges 9:9). Today, Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the staple of the Mediterranean diet …

Cinnamon

I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon - Proverbs 7:17 Getty Images Cinnamon has been around since Biblical times. Imported to Egypt as early as 2000 BC, it was used for embalming their dead and for flavoring food and cosmetics. It is believed that Moses used it as an anointing oil. Cinnamon …

Coriander

And the house of Israel called its name Manna. And it was like white coriander seed, and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey - Exodus 16:31 It's interesting that Manna, the bread which the Lord gave the Israelites to eat was similar to the coriander seed. We know that coriander seed isn't white but the Manna was like white coriander seed. …

Leeks

“We remember the fish which we ate freely in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic" - Numbers 11:5 Getty Image Among the things which the children of Israel missed eating when they were in Egypt were leeks. What are leeks and what are the benefits of eating them? Leeks are …

Eggs

Getty Image I can’t get my son to eat eggs. He doesn’t like them no matter how they are prepared-scrambled, boiled or fried. I haven’t tried poaching it but I know I will have the same result. How can I convince him that eggs are good for him? How can I make them appetizing for …

The Grapefruit Diet

I used to think that grapefruit helped me to lose weight and I still did up to a few minutes. I’m thinking of going on a diet and wanted to start back eating grapefruit. Now, I’m not so sure that it will help me to shed the pounds. I googled to see if I have …

Figs

Then Isaiah said, "Take a lump of figs." So they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered – 2 Kings 20:7, NKJV. King Hezekiah had a boil that was serious enough to kill him but he prayed and begged God to let him live and God answered his prayer. God promised that …

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