How to win friends and keep them

How to win friends and keep them

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves. Philippians 2:3 In ancient Greek mythology, there was once a man named Narcissus who noticed his reflection in the still of the stream. He immediately fell in love with his reflection and sat there gazing at his beauty night and […]

How to face your problems

We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of character, and character strengthens our confident hope of salvation. And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we know how dearly God loves us. Romans 5:3-5 Why? It’s the question each […]

A Life of Significance is worth seeking

A Life of Significance is worth seeking

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 If you’re like most people you spend your days just trying to survive. You’ve probably said things like “I’ve just got to get through the […]

Center for Spiritual Living Temecula Valley announces ‘World Day of Service’

TEMECULA – Center for Spiritual Living Temecula Valley (CSLTV), which has been providing spiritual tools that help transform lives since 1996, will be donating much-needed non-food items to Project TOUCH as its contribution to the third annual World Day of Service on Saturday, Sept. 10. Area residents are invited and encouraged to participate in this […]

Using faith, medicine and diet to overcome cancer

Being an active, healthy person does not immediately remove the risk of illness. It is a well-known saying that death and illness are not respecters of people. Once diagnosed with a significant form of an illness, such as cancer, some are able to overcome with a change in their diet and lifestyle. Others still need […]

Can We All Get Along?

Bill Freeman Special to Valley News Years ago on the TV sitcom “Murphy Brown,” starring Candice Bergen as a network news anchor, the network president accused Murphy Brown of making disparaging remarks about the network’s new Fall shows. Murphy Brown said she was quoted out of context. The network president, played by Garry Marshall, asked […]

Statement from the Interfaith Council of Murrieta and Temecula Valley about the terrorist act in San Bernardino

We, members of the Interfaith Council of Murrieta and Temecula Valley, stand with the victims of this horrific attack in San Bernardino, and with their families. We stand in solidarity with our Muslim community, members of whom deserve full protection and support under the law. The Muslim community in Southern California, and throughout the country, […]

Extra weight

Zachary Elliott Special to the Valley News I was trout fishing trip in the Sierras with some men from my church and we decided to fish a stream at the top of the mountain. On the drive up I couldn’t figure out why my truck was driving so sluggishly. It wasn’t until we got to […]

What’s in your blood?

Zachary Elliot Faith Columnist We inherit most of our character traits from our family. Everything from the way we treat people, to the way we talk about ourselves and even the way we save money can all be things we learn from our families, our bloodline. What is it you’ve learned from your family over […]

Two are better than one

Zachary Elliott Faith Columnist I once had a guy tell me that he didn’t need friends. He said that he was fine by himself and he didn’t need to have guys to watch sports with or go fishing with. When he told me this I thought, “How strange. What a weird person to not want […]