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?

Total Christmas Makeover: A Re-Newed Christmas Mindset

The Christmas spirit is really a mindset. What is that mindset? Do we need a total Christmas makeover?  Melissa Spoelstra, author of Total Christmas Makeover, would say we do. Misplaced Christmas Mindset It’s Christmastime, but some people may have good reasons for not being in a celebratory mood, says Melissa Spoelstra: Perhaps they lost a [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Book Reviews|Comments Off on Total Christmas Makeover: A Re-Newed Christmas Mindset

Is Self-care Counterintuitive?

Most of us would agree that self-care is important, and if we think about it long enough, most of us would also agree that it should be a priority. The key word there is “should”, but so often self-care is not. Self-care is any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Wellness|Comments Off on Is Self-care Counterintuitive?

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

An Interview with Dr. Toni Alvarado on Rest and the Sabbath

One would think that the art of resting is easy. It is simple but not easy for those who lead busy lives with many responsibilities. There seems to be a mechanism built within us that makes us want to do without resting. Perhaps, that is the obvious reason, then, that God created a Sabbath for [...]

By | January 29th, 2013|Interviews|0 Comments

The Basics of Weight Training and Cardio

Knowing the amount of rest you need between workouts depends on many different variables. First you must learn to listen to what your body is telling you by being able to identify signs and interpret what exactly you should do. There are some basic rules to strength training. The most important rule being: Never train [...]

By | April 10th, 2011|Fitness|0 Comments

Sabbath: Honoring The Rhythm Between Work & Rest

As I write this article I am recovering from a planned surgery.  In the years and months prior to this time, I learned to discipline my life toward a healthy lifestyle. This care is characterized by consistent exercise, healthy eating, relationships and rest.  I had no idea when I planned this surgery how much I [...]

5 Ways To Stick To An Exercise Regimen

Are you one of those busy people who barely have enough time in the day for yourself? Are you one of those people who would start an exercise program, then quit before it is done? Are you one of those people who have very good excuses for not exercising? Whether you recognize yourself in one [...]

By | October 10th, 2008|Health|0 Comments