The 85th Annual Academy Awards show was a parade of silk, chiffon, diamonds, lace, and disappointment. While many stars vied for the coveted Oscar award, they arrived at the red carpet hoping to at least be awarded best dressed. Here are a few of my favorite looks of the night.
Most of us would agree with the concept that one sure thing that we know about life is change. The comparison to a roller coaster seems appropriate, a frightening one at that. Life is full of twists and turns and inevitable ups and downs with people coming and going and emotions frayed at the proverbial last nerve because of it. Life takes your plans and destroys them in favor of its own. It’s enough to make anyone skeptical about life’s purpose if we’re honest with each other.
The cream of the athletic crop gathered in Houston for the 2013 NBA All Star weekend. Celebrities and players brought their unique style to the city. While some rose to the fashion occasion with ensembles that hit nothing but net, others hit fashion bricks.
When you add the specter of death to faith, then as Christians we know the two are inextricably linked. Death holds a peculiar place in all this. Fundamental in this regard is that one must die spiritually and be reborn in the reality that Jesus overcame death, died on the cross and rose again in order for us to access eternal life as it was designed by the Father.
Pharmaceutical companies in the United States spend a huge, huge amount of money annually on commercial advertising. Many drug companies have found that they can readily and easily increase their revenue streams by appealing directly to the consumer through American prescription drug commercials. Rather than rely solely on physicians recommending one med over another, these companies are reaching out directly to the end use consumer through American prescription drug commercials.