The Power of Words

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Silence Speaks: Listening to Hear God

My father used to introduce me when I was a child this way: "This is my daughter, Beth. She has a speech impediment. She has to breathe."  While this comment was about the rapidity with which I speak, it seems to me to be an excellent metaphor for our cultural life. It never stops to [...]

INTERVIEW: Words Can Change your Brain

Based on his book, Words Can Change your Brain", Dr. Newberg answers questions on how words impact our health, how certain words change the genetic structure of our  brains, and how we can use words, specifically the Word of God, to impact our lives physically, mentally and spiritually. Other Questions and more... Do affirmations really [...]

By | August 4th, 2014|Interviews, The Power of Words|0 Comments

Shape your Destiny with your Words

What do you want your life to look like when you step into Heaven and stand before Almighty God? I know what I want mine to reflect. My deepest desire is to say, “Father, I fulfilled all that You foresaw for my life,” and hear Him respond, “Well done, My good and faithful servant.” The [...]

By | August 3rd, 2014|Balanced Living, The Power of Words|0 Comments

Words: The Power of Life and Death are in the Tongue

As children we are taught “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.”  While that is a nice thought and an effort to protect our children from the damage words can cause, is it true?  Biblically, the answer is no. We are taught that Life and Death are in the [...]

What We Do With Words

It is so important that we show love to each other in our deeds and, just as important, in our words. What we choose to do with words in our communications with one another can show love, respect, and kindness and can uplift the spirit and bolster morale. Or, our words can evoke an ugliness [...]

By | August 2nd, 2014|Balanced Living, The Power of Words|0 Comments

Words and the Mighty Tongue

Our words are a powerful force for good or evil. We need to acknowledge the power of words and guard our speech. It's been said that trying to take back words is like trying to put toothpaste back into a tube. The mess created by both scenarios isn't hard to imagine. Indeed, our words possess [...]

By | August 2nd, 2014|Balanced Living, The Power of Words|0 Comments

The Affects Stress Can Have on the Nervous System

To say one is “stressed out” these days is as common as sliced bread. Stress can be defined as any stimulus that upsets normal physical and mental function. As a matter of fact, it is estimated that between 70% and 80% of all visits to the hospital or to the doctor are for stress-related illnesses. [...]

By | July 31st, 2014|Health, The Power of Words|0 Comments

Chilled Asparagus Soup with Spinach and Avocado

Nutrient rich and perfect for the hot days still remaining-you will love this soup. Great for summer and fall. Serves 4 Serve this no-cook soup straight from the blender or well chilled during warmer months. 1 cucumber peeled 8 ounces asparagus 2 cups cold water 4 ounces spinach 4 scallions 1 ripe, firm avocado ¼ [...]

By | July 30th, 2014|Recipes, The Power of Words|0 Comments

Healing Through Writing

Writing. It has always been my go-to. My happy place. It has for years brought me comfort and peace. When my father passed away, I wrote. When my marriage was in crisis, I wrote. And it helped. It didn't solve any of my problems. My father was no longer with me; nothing was going to [...]