The ancient Greeks used the word, “Basileia,” so much in everyday life that the New Testament writers picked it up and used it nearly 100 times. Its frequent use in the Scriptures reveals its importance. Like most words, Basileia has several definitions but, it is usually translated as “Kingdom.” “The time is fulfilled, the Kingdom of God has come near” (Mark 1:15). Cedric Mayson, a South African theologian whose thinking was shaped by his own struggles against his nation’s apartheid regime insisted that “Kingdom” is a bad translation.
With temperatures rising, Northeast Texas’s least cuddly citizens are coming out to warm themselves in wooded areas, pastures, and even back yards. Keeping your family safe during this season means knowing which snakes are venomous, where they like to hide, how you can deter them from entering your yard and your home, and what to do if one does appear.
If you’re used to exercising in a gym or fitness center you may feel like exercising at home is impossible. But it can be done, and it can be fun! Gina Baxter, operations manager at the UT Health East Texas Olympic Center in Tyler, offers a few tips on how to have a successful home workout. She advises that your exercise session should include all of the following:
This is a great time to make healthy home-cooked meals. Here are a few tips provided by Marci Wright, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at UT Health Tyler.
Our fears that the funds allocated by Congress for the critically important Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) would be exhausted have sadly become reality. The SBA announced this morning that no further applications for this small business relief/survival program would be considered.