The Confident Woman Devotional – Venture off the Path (Pt. 6)

Venture off the Path It reads: If we want to be encouraged in our own individuality and independence, we must sow the same type of freedom and respect into other people's lives. "Live and let live" should be our motto. If you are tired of living on the beaten path that everyone else walks, venture …

The Confident Woman Devotional – What’s the Difference? (Pt. 5)

 What's the Difference? It reads: Read a couple of good books on the differences between men and women and also one on the differences in personalities. If you do, it may prevent thousands of arguments or misunderstandings. Women offer unsolicited advice and give direction, and men usually don't take advice very well. The woman thinks …

The Confident Woman Devotional – Consider Your Life (Pt. 3)

Consider Your Life While reading today's devotional, that point was made time and time again. As women,  we really must learn and master how to consider our lives. To put it simply, we must remain as individuals who think before they act. Keep a cool and calm demeanor. Remain level-headed. The devotional reads: We cannot …

The Confident Woman Devotional – When You Feel Afraid (Pt. 2)

When You Feel Afraid The devotional reads: Just because ordinary people take steps to accomplish extraordinary things does not mean that they do not feel fear. I believe the Old Testament hero Esther felt fear when she was asked to leave her familiar, comfortable life and enter the king's harem so she could be used …

Cheerios Stands by TV Ad Showing Mixed-Race Family

I love this commercial! I thought it was cute!

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NEW YORK (AP) — A mom sits at her kitchen table writing something down when her grade schooler saunters up with a big box of Cheerios.

“Mom,” says the girl. “Yes, honey?” mom responds. “Dad told me Cheerios is good for your heart. Is that true?”

Mom glances at the box, noting that it says the whole-grain oats inside are “heart healthy.”

Cut to dad napping on the living room couch. He stirs and starts to sit up, sending a pile of Cheerios on his upper chest (where his heart is) crunchily cascading to cushions and floor.

The message is in line with the company’s long-running Heart Healthy campaign, except this 30-second ad features a black dad, white mom and biracial child and produced enough vitriol on YouTube last week that Cheerios requested the comments section be turned off.

This week, the company is standing by the fictitious family…

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