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Eating Out of My Pain

In the Beginning was Food  Regardless of who we are, we all have a relationship with food —good, bad or indifferent.  There are scores of Websites, blogs, and even entire channels on food— shows to prepare it and how to eat it.  Some people even describe themselves as “foodies.”  We all have a personal relationship [...]

By | September 8th, 2014|Balanced Nutrition, The Gift of Forgiveness|0 Comments

The Practice of Forgiveness

While most Christians are in agreement that forgiveness is a necessary condition of our spiritual lives, I am not at all sure that we know how we are supposed to go about it. We desire to be forgiven when we sense a key relationship is damaged by a loss of trust or hurt, but we [...]

Liberate Your Soul: Choose to Forgive!

We hold on when we should let go Rewinding only to find This should have ended long ago We dig in our heels when we should move on Going tit for tat Fighting over this and that When people mean more than things And things, Well, they'’re just things See in order to get you’'ve [...]

By | September 8th, 2014|Living Inspiration, The Gift of Forgiveness|0 Comments

In the Raw: How Enzymes in Raw and Cultured Food Promote Good Health

Because 80% of our immune system is in our gut, the gastrointestinal tract is usually the first line of defense against toxins entering the body.  But the gut cannot do its job without the help of enzymes. Enzymes are the manual workers that build the body from proteins, carbohydrates and fats; and they fall into [...]

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INTERVIEW: Everett Worthington on The Art and Science of Forgiveness

Everett Worthington is a professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and a clinical psychologist. His research and writing focus on forgiveness and other virtues, religion and spirituality, and issues related to marriage and family. His mission is to help individuals (every heart), couples and families (every home), and even communities and countries (every homeland) [...]

By | January 29th, 2014|Interviews, The Gift of Forgiveness|0 Comments

How to Forgive Oneself When It Is Hard

Some Hard Things to Forgive Can you imagine being the one responsible for your child’s death? Can you fathom living through that–let alone forgiving yourself for it?  It must seem impossible. King David was directly responsible for the untimely death of his newborn baby.  You might know the story: He stayed back at the palace [...]

By | January 28th, 2014|Balanced Living, The Gift of Forgiveness|0 Comments

Forgiveness After Death: It’s Not Too Late

From the Eyes of a Chaplain To be Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.~ C.S. Lewis I sat at his bedside listening as my patient shared stories of his life, family, and friends. The stories were short and few, a representation of the relationships he claimed while [...]

By | January 24th, 2014|Balanced Living, The Gift of Forgiveness|0 Comments

Transforming the Body: God’s Masterpiece (Part I)

I love my body. I can hear the alarm going off now. “That’s sacrilegious! Idolatrous! Selfish! Humanistic!” The truth is I have an appreciation for the works of a gifted artist when I see one. And I believe God did a marvelous job when he created us humans, the zenith of his creation. What do [...]

By | January 16th, 2014|Balanced Fitness, The Gift of Forgiveness|0 Comments

Nettle, Unsung Hero

Have you ever heard of Stinging Nettle? I know it sounds more like an insect that should be avoided, and not a plant that can be eaten. However, this unsung hero is a fine food and medicine. Nettle is found in temperate regions and has been used for centuries.  Nettle is infamous for its stinging [...]

By | January 6th, 2014|Balanced Nutrition, The Gift of Forgiveness|0 Comments

God’’s perfect will: to heal or prevent sickness?

God’s perfect will isn’t to heal you. His perfect will is that you don’t get sick! In my study of the spiritual roots of disease—coming out of the Bible and what medical science has discovered—I can document a direct relationship between sickness and bad spirituality. I did not make this discovery overnight; rather, it came [...]