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3 Reasons The Care of Your Body Is Essential To Your Faith

The rabbis claim that the purpose of a healthy body is to gain wisdom. I believe the purpose of a healthy body is also to nurture compassion. Both wisdom and compassion heal the soul of the individual and the community. These virtues—wisdom and compassion—enable individuals and communities to thrive healthily and in harmony. So the [...]

By | August 25th, 2018|Health and Wellness Bible Study|Comments Off on 3 Reasons The Care of Your Body Is Essential To Your Faith

10 Reasons Jicama Is A Must-Have

I’m a crisp-textured, almost turnip-shaped root vegetable or tuber. I have a tough brown skin on the outside, but my white flesh on the inside is like a water chestnut.  10 Facts about the Jicama Hi, my name is Jicama. It is pronounced “hee-ca-ma”. I am originally from Mexico. That makes me a Mexican potato [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Reasons Jicama Is A Must-Have

Bridging the Generation: The Young and the Ageless

This time my sister and I made the trip back home to The Bahamas without our husbands. My sister and her daughter arrived ahead of me. They would be the first to surprise my mother who was turning 83 the next day. We had left the busyness of our worlds to return to the origin [...]

By | December 8th, 2015|Wellness|Comments Off on Bridging the Generation: The Young and the Ageless

To My Nieces with Love (on Body Image)

One of the best things that ever happened to your aunt was when she went into the world of bodybuilding. Yes, ONE, of the best I said. For the most part, life has been good to me. There has consistently been  a Guiding Presence throughout my life, even when I entered seemingly dark places.  Naivete [...]

By | July 19th, 2015|Christianity, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on To My Nieces with Love (on Body Image)

Fighting Sarcopenia with Resistance Training

Day after day you look in the mirror and you seem to be wasting away. You’re not as strong as you used to be. You just turned 55 last week but you still believe you’re young at heart though you don’t feel that way. Blurry vision, impaired hearing, and constant joint pain are just a [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Blog, Fitness, Health|Comments Off on Fighting Sarcopenia with Resistance Training

The Transformation of the Carnivore

This is my third day on a juice fast.  After failing miserably for two years, I finally figured out that a water fast will just not cut it.  Actually, this is the fast that I hope will launch me into my vegetarian lifestyle.  Well, at least mostly vegetarian.  I have been a carnivore for far [...]

By | January 7th, 2009|Health|0 Comments