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Whose Body Is It, Anyway?

Breast Augmentation $6,450. Eyelid Surgery $4,500. Facelift $12,125. Liposuction $6,025. Injectable fillers $1300. 100% Virgin Human Hair $500. Your body? Really? Priceless. It’s mine. It’s not like I am going to become a pastor or a pastor’s wife, I thought. So, I took my first fitness model shots. For the most part, I really liked the [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|Blog, Christianity, Health and Wellness Bible Study, Spirituality|Comments Off on Whose Body Is It, Anyway?

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?

Journey to Wholeness Spiritual Hike

There are some emotions we don’t have to learn: fear, sadness, and anger, for example. We seemed to have been born with them.  Then there are others, which we seemed to have to learn such as empathy, gratitude and wonder.  Wonder, in particular, is best cultivated in nature. It’s the natural response to the beauty [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Journey to Wholeness Spiritual Hike

Beyond Recovery to Discovery: Finding Peace in the Addictions

Addiction is the prevailing modern disease. Lacking an inner sense of fulfillment, we attach ourselves to people, drugs, things, behaviors, feelings and work to seek satisfaction. Scott Peck, renowned author of The Road Less Traveled, describes addictions as the modern idols. Having left God, our first love, we bow down to the shrines of various [...]

By | January 13th, 2015|2015, Balanced Living, Peace|Comments Off on Beyond Recovery to Discovery: Finding Peace in the Addictions

I Can’t Breathe

The world in general and America in particular, is shocked by the constant flashbacks of the video of an African-American man, Mr. Eric Garner, resisting arrest and being wrestled to the ground by a group of white policemen. Put into a chokehold grip with the police on top of him, Mr. Garner could be heard [...]

By | December 17th, 2014|Blog, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on I Can’t Breathe