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What’s in a Name? God’s Brand

What's in a name? Is a name just a name? For example, what is a brand name? Is it just a name to represent a company? According to Angela Bain, co-founder and one of two partners of CA Design Group Inc., a brand name is more than a “visual element used to represent your company. [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:50:41-05:00April 4th, 2016|Health and Wellness Bible Study|Comments Off on What’s in a Name? God’s Brand

We Become What We See In Our Minds

Mind is the Master power that moulds and makes, And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes The tool of Thought, and, shaping what he wills, Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills: — He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: Environment is but his looking-glass. “As a Man Thinketh” by James [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:50:45-05:00February 2nd, 2016|Health and Wellness Bible Study|Comments Off on We Become What We See In Our Minds

Wired for God: The Basis of our Health and Well-Being

The Human body is amazing! Truly, it is God’s best handiwork. Think about the way it functions—the brain, for example. This part of our being has the capacity to continue to grow as long as we nurture it in the right way. Much of this growth is dependent on our response to pain and pleasure. [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:50:49-05:00January 6th, 2016|Health and Wellness Bible Study|Comments Off on Wired for God: The Basis of our Health and Well-Being

Protecting yourself Against Fear and Stress

Solomon, the wisest man who lived, gave this warning: Above everything else, guard your heart; for it is the source of life’s consequences. Ultimately, it is in your heart where all issues of life are processed and filtered. Your heart is “a metaphor for the center of the person, the inner core where all aspects [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:50:52-05:00November 24th, 2015|Wellness|Comments Off on Protecting yourself Against Fear and Stress

Peace and the Bean Stalk

What does peace look like? Is it the view of a tranquil ocean? A beautiful, placid lake? Or is it sitting on a park bench alone, watching passersby as life goes by? Whatever peace looks like, it is beautiful. It is a gift. Like the magic beans Jack was given in the fairy tale, “Jack [...]

By |2019-10-02T11:51:27-05:00January 29th, 2015|2015, Editorial Letter, Peace|Comments Off on Peace and the Bean Stalk

Ideas for Creating your Sacred Space and Building an Altar

Make Space. It could be a corner of a room, a floor area—just once there is clutter free space. It does not have to be a lot of square footage. Candles Creating a dinner setting with candles can affect the ambience of a room tremendously. Similarly, using candles can also create a mood of intimacy [...]

By |2019-11-01T13:39:32-05:00October 30th, 2014|Living Inspiration, The Best of the Best|Comments Off on Ideas for Creating your Sacred Space and Building an Altar

The Transformational Journey Continues

When I was asked to write a follow-up story to one I'd written over four years ago entitled "L…F…U…B…F…J" (Lazy, fat, ugly, b*tch who is a failure) I realized I needed to go back and re-read it myself. To my amazement I could hardly read it; I wanted to cover my eyes in shame at [...]

By |2019-11-01T13:40:28-05:00July 28th, 2014|Living Inspiration, The Power of Words|Comments Off on The Transformational Journey Continues

The Physical, Mental & Spiritual Connection of Silence and Solitude

"There come times when I have nothing more to tell God.…  At such times it is wonderful to say to God, 'May I be in Thy presence, Lord? I have nothing more to say to Thee, but I do love to be in Thy presence.'" ~Ole Kristian O. Hallesby It amazes me to watch my [...]

By |2019-10-30T03:52:01-05:00December 1st, 2011|Balanced Living, Health, Silence and Solitude: Christmas|Comments Off on The Physical, Mental & Spiritual Connection of Silence and Solitude