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The Fifth Guiding Light to Your Health and Wholeness

I sit in the doctor’s office reluctantly completing the family medical history portion of the new patient application. Part of me does not want to acknowledge that my grandmother and sister have had cancer and my mother has high blood pressure. However, I realize that this information is an important clue to medical conditions that [...]

By |2017-08-23T23:36:36-05:00August 23rd, 2017|Health and Wellness Bible Study|Comments Off on The Fifth Guiding Light to Your Health and Wholeness

Suffering and Sovereignty

An excerpt from And It Was Beautiful by Kara Tippetts © 2016 Kara Tippetts. And It Was Beautiful is published by David C Cook. All rights reserved. Some of my most difficult conversations I have had in the midst of my cancer have been with believers who do not see God in a hard plan. [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:50:41-05:00March 24th, 2016|Book Reviews|Comments Off on Suffering and Sovereignty

Interview with Jill Lynn Buteyn on the Gift of Suffering

Suffering is a part of life. A part of the transformational life of a Christian involves suffering. Hence, suffering for the believer has meaning. The cross is where we meet our true selves in God and where we die to our false selves. It is where we forgive, where we surrender and where we learn totally to [...]

By |2017-08-15T22:56:49-05:00October 25th, 2015|Interviews|Comments Off on Interview with Jill Lynn Buteyn on the Gift of Suffering

High Meat Diet Increases Death

When I tell people that I teach a health and wellness bible study, one of the first questions I am asked is, “Are you a vegetarian?” as if being a vegetarian is some kind of occult practice they want to avoid.  I am not a vegetarian; however, I do believe that we should limit or [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:51:11-05:00May 25th, 2015|Blog, Health, Health and Wellness Bible Study, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on High Meat Diet Increases Death

Butterfly, A Memoir, Monette Massard

I have a confession:  I am not that fond of memoirs.  And, since I am confessing, here’'s another truth —I said to myself upon starting Butterfly, the memoir by Monette Massard. Here’'s another cancer story. Ouch! I was so wrong.  Butterfly is not another cancer story nor is it about the chemo treatments, the oncologists, or [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:51:34-05:00December 27th, 2014|Book Reviews|Comments Off on Butterfly, A Memoir, Monette Massard

The Family on the Endangered List

I was six years old when my great grandfather and great grandmother passed away. I remember it clearly because it was seemingly so tragic. My great grandfather had a heart attack and passed away on a Saturday. My great grandmother died the following Monday after lapsing into a comma following a stroke. The deaths were [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:49:33-05:00November 12th, 2008|Health|Comments Off on The Family on the Endangered List