Evidence Against Diet Sodas

Many people think of diet sodas as healthy, low-calorie alternatives to sugary drinks. Yet a small but growing body of evidence suggests that diet sodas may have health downsides and may not even provide the benefits some people turn to them for, such as weight loss. “Excess sugar intake is a problem in Western societyRead More

Keeping My Faith

Regardless of whether you believe in God or not, or whether you read the bible or not; God is near and His word tells us that their is a time and a season for EVERYTHING that we experience in this life. You will laugh, and cry, and be up and then down. You will enjoyRead More

Smartphone Thumb

A condition that doctors used to only see in factory workers is becoming more widespread. The pain that comes from the repetitive movements of texting has been dubbed “smartphone thumb” by doctors. It’s actually tendinitis, when the tendon that bends and flexes the thumb becomes inflamed. More and more people are complaining about this typeRead More

Why Am I Angry

Some of us allow grief and pain to strangle life from us. We become severely depressed. We become overly anxious and nervous. We withdraw from life (although we appear to be present). We try suppressing our thoughts and feelings with illegal and even legal substances. We eat obsessively. We become so angry that we lashRead More

The Value of Life

There’s value in positivity that manifest when you think it, speak it, and believe it – you then BECOME what you think, speak, and believe. “If thou canst believe, ALL things are possible to him that believeth.” (Mark 9:23) “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, toRead More

Rodney Gilbert brings the Arts to life.

Rodney Gilbert is the founder and CEO of Yendor Productions, a Newark-based firm that consults, develops, and produces arts education programming and events. Yendor Productions was founded in 2003 to meet the challenges for the underserved artists and communities. As a graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Mr. Gilbert earned a BFARead More

What I Mean Is

Help me to trust You.  Provide the necessary armor for me to be fully equipped to stand against the fiery darts of the evil one.  Help me to remain unafraid as You fight and win every battle, making me continuously a victorious and mighty conqueror.  I bless You and honor You for the gift ofRead More

Thank You

Thank You for Your great love towards me. Thank You for keeping, shielding and protecting me. Thank You for knowing exactly what I need and when. Thank You for affording me the opportunity to be reconciled into right relationship with You. Lord You alone are worthy of ALL praise. Humbly I submit these prayers ofRead More