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PVCs – A Life-Changing Personal Journey

For many of those reading this article the term PVC may mean nothing. However, for those who endure these disturbing flip-flops of the heart, they understand the acronym to mean Premature Ventricular Contractions. Even if you are unaware of the term, you have probably experienced these alarming flutters in your heart rhythm. Brought on by


Atheists – Prayer, Politics, Christmas, and More

(Featured Image) Nativity scene on fireplace mantle at Christmas  Photo by J Michael Wallace Last month’s article, “Does God Really Answer Prayer?” closely examined the subject of prayer and it’s importance to Christianity. But what about those on the other side of the aisle, individuals who don’t necessarily believe in God, do they pray, and


Does God Really Answer Prayer?

Featured Image – Hands folded and resting on a Bible, a symbol that has become synonymous with Prayer to many Christians. Photo by J Michael It was the summer of 2012; Cooper Glaze was about two months away from his third birthday when he bumped his upper cheek on the steps at home. It was


Light Up the Sky with this 2000-Year Old Chinese Tradition

Seth Wallace releases Chinese Sky Lantern on crisp September evening in Grand Rapids, Michigan  Photo by: J Michael Wallace There is something special about fall; it is a magical season, when dreary forests spontaneously burst into flames of color, transforming olive landscapes into painted panoramas of bright yellow, orange and fiery red. It is also

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Who Are Society’s Great New Storytellers

J Michael Wallace Interviews Grand Rapids Photojournalist, TJ Hamilton About Social Media and More With the rapid advances in digital photography, including high-definition video, the proliferation of still and moving images has redefined how a frenzied world gets its news, how individuals communicate with friends, and frankly, how some of the greatest stories are told.

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Who’s Making Millions with YouTube and Social Media

Children playing Minecraft on Kindle Fire HDX   Photo by: J Michael Wallace taken with iPhone6 You may have never heard of a young millionaire named Daniel Middleton or his massively popular YouTube channel The Diamond Minecart. However, if your children play video games, specifically a game called Minecraft, they may very well know him as

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The Shocking Success of YouTube Channels for Children

Featured Image Photo by J Michael Wallace, shot with iPhone 6 The Internet has delivered a wealth of information to our collective fingertips; it is also laden with content that is inappropriate for children. This, of course, can also include the immensely popular media platform YouTube. Therefore, many parents refuse to allow their young children


Elusive Epidemic Killing Americans

According to the Center for Disease Control, “More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese.” Furthermore, the CDC points out, “obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer,” which they say are “some of the leading causes of preventable death.” Perhaps even more shocking, according