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

How Do You Want to Age?

You’re going to your high school reunion and you want to look fabulous. But your back ache seems to have become your new best friend. Every day that you look in the mirror, you’re reminded that change is inevitable, and with change, comes loss. Too often aging is characterized by limited mobility, pain, loss of [...]

By | June 2nd, 2018|Health, Wellness|Comments Off on How Do You Want to Age?

An interview with Barb Roose, Author of Winning the Worry Battle

For those who struggle with worry and anxiety, each day can feel as if they are fighting a losing battle. From personal experience, author Barb Roose understands what it means to battle with worry. She has written Winning the Worry Battle: Life Lessons from the Book of Joshua (Abingdon Press/April 17, 2018/$16.99) to help other [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Book Reviews|Comments Off on An interview with Barb Roose, Author of Winning the Worry Battle

10 Ways to Spring Clean your Mind

Your mind is like a computer hard drive, which gets filled with documents, files, pictures, and all sort of things we download.  As a result, your computer begins to run slowly; it becomes sluggish, needing a good cleaning. Sometimes, if you are not careful, you can even pick up a virus despite having a virus protection software. [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|Wellness|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Spring Clean your Mind

Make the Journey Matter

Life is a journey. It is up to us to make our own journey matter. Read the story by Monette Massard about her journey in life which could have cost her her life. It’s the middle of the day and I am at work when my cell phone rings. I do not recognize the number on [...]

By | October 30th, 2014|Living Inspiration, The Best of the Best|0 Comments

Why, God, are You Angry with Me?

Anxiety!  Have you ever had an anxiety attack?  I had never had an anxiety attack until the ordinary day that turned my life inside out.  I was on my lunch break, and my husband and I were on our way to my 10-week OB/GYN appointment.  I went into the checkup with a positive pregnancy test [...]

By | September 2nd, 2013|Anger, Living Inspiration|0 Comments

Lavender: Dance in the Scent of Creativity

You have been given an assignment to devise a new and unique solution to a problem. The deadline is approaching, and you haven'’t come up with even the first clue.  Your typically logical and analytical mind is stagnated by a thick fog of exhaustion, confusion, and anxiety over the situation. All you can seem to [...]

By | May 29th, 2012|Aromatherapy, Creativity|0 Comments

5 Ways to De-Stress

Looking stressed and defeated my coworker asked me if I had heard that her husband was terminated from his job. She seemed as if she needed to be assured that everything would be okay. She talked about having a little money saved up that would help them cover their bills until he hopefully found other [...]

By | April 17th, 2009|Health, Religion, Wellness|0 Comments

Spring Cleaning

Just as our closets may reflect a lack of discipline, organization, or prioritization by the amount of clutter we accumulate, so do the activities in which we engage.  They reveal something about our inner “housekeeping”.  What do you eat?  Is it nourishing and helping to maintain a healthy, well functioning body or does your diet [...]

By | March 11th, 2009|Health, Wellness|0 Comments

Emotional Eating

In college one of my roommates was always stressed the night before a test. We had chemistry, statistics, and abnormal psychology classes together. Statistics seemed the most challenging for us to study. As quickly as the class term had started, we wanted it to be over. Many times we would study all night before an [...]

By | February 27th, 2009|Health, Wellness|0 Comments