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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

A Father’s Day Message: It’s Complicated

Father’s Day. It’s complicated. So, I’ll get straight to the point and say Robin was the only Father I really knew. He was my host father. I met Robin and his wife Kathy when I was 18. I was barely fresh out of high school, heading on a plane to Nova Scotia, Canada, for university. [...]

By | June 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on A Father’s Day Message: It’s Complicated

Busyness: An Illness of the Soul

It was a sizzling summer’s day like most Sundays in Hotlanta. I had been asked to speak on a Sunday afternoon at a church. It was 1:00 p.m. I knew already the congregation had a long day, so I promised that I would not keep them long or bore them. I hoped. I spoke on [...]

By | July 30th, 2017|Health and Wellness Bible Study|Comments Off on Busyness: An Illness of the Soul