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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

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?

Loneliness and Our Need to Hide It

Never Alone addresses a major health issue we seldom speak of—loneliness and social isolation, which are often overlooked despite being vital public health concerns. Negative health outcomes linked to loneliness include high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, disability, cognitive decline, depression, and even early death. Tiffany Bluhm shares her amazing journey of life--her struggle of loneliness and how [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Interviews|Comments Off on Loneliness and Our Need to Hide It

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

Book Review: But God Where Are You?

Linda Raney Harriss, But God Where Are You? Friendswood: Baxter Press, 2017 p.223, $16.95 But how could such a thing happen to me? I had been a nurse for three years. I knew how to take proper care of my body. I avoided junk foods, soft drinks, candy, cookies, and everything containing sugar [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Book Reviews|Comments Off on Book Review: But God Where Are You?

An interview with Hayley DiMarco, Author of A Woman Overwhelmed

Women are often overwhelmed by the demands and circumstances of life, resulting in stress, fear, worry, impatience, fatigue, frustration and even depression. The emotional tolls are great but result in physical symptoms, such as weight gain, insomnia, headaches, and anxiety. In A Woman Overwhelmed: Finding God in the Messes of Life (Abingdon Press), best-selling author [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Book Reviews|Comments Off on An interview with Hayley DiMarco, Author of A Woman Overwhelmed

Book Review: The Physically Fit Messiah

Cal Samra, The Physically Fit Messiah: Wellness Wisdom PAST and PRESENT, Robert D. Reed Publishers What a gift! When I received the book The Physically Fit Messiah for review, I had no idea that it would inspire, teach, share, enlighten, and encourage me in my love for health and wellness and from a faith-based perspective [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Book Reviews|Comments Off on Book Review: The Physically Fit Messiah

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

Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer Holistically and Naturally

Breast cancer occurs mainly in women. About 1 out of 1000 men develops breast cancer. Why do women, in particular, get breast cancer? Is it because they have breasts? If a man or woman, gets breast cancer, the body says she has cancer for a reason. We need to take responsibility for our health. We [...]

By | October 23rd, 2015|Health|Comments Off on Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer Holistically and Naturally

What Does God Have to Say about Facebook?

I remember when the debate or sermon topic from the classroom to the pulpit was about the television. Was the television bad or good? Alas, we realize now that we probably wasted time and energy talking about a medium the moral value of which had nothing to do with its functionality or design but about our [...]

By | August 10th, 2015|Christianity, Wellness|Comments Off on What Does God Have to Say about Facebook?