Is Your Body an Ornament or an Instrument?

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Today I received a newsletter from the United Methodist Church Health Ministry that highlighted a paragraph from a book I read about a year ago - Every Body Matters: Strengthening Your Body to Strengthen Your Soul, by Gary Thomas. Considering that many of you have … [Read more...]

Life is in the Blood – Weekly Health Devotional

blood gives life

For the past few weeks, I've been plagued by a sore, aching lower back. It's been so tight that I found myself getting up out of a chair and our bed very slowly and gingerly. Even dressing was somewhat challenging. Throughout the day I was  aware of the moderate discomfort. I'm … [Read more...]

The Most Highlighted Verse in the Bible

Most highlighted Bible verse

Earlier this year, the folks at Amazon released information about the most highlighted passages from their best selling Kindle books. This list of what people highlight or annotate gives us insight about what people think is important and of value. According to the above … [Read more...]

Our 3 Popular Programs. A Recorded Orientation & Dates

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An Orientation On Tuesday, November 18th I presented an orientation about our three popular programs. Faith and Health Ambassador Course PathWay 2 Wholeness Bible Study Understanding & Applying the Faith and Health Link Workshop "Thank you for spending the time to … [Read more...]

Hearts are Being Healed and Minds are Being Renewed through PathWay 2 Wholeness

Dale leading a PathWay 2 Wholeness session.

I once again had the good fortune of leading a PathWay 2 Wholeness session this morning during Morning Grace at Grace Covenant Church in Cornelius, NC. I lead a similar class last year to a different group of women. ( See the blog post at this link.) One of our Faith and … [Read more...]

Improving Your Spiritual Fitness Level – A Health Devotional

Spiritual fitness connects us with God

When a person begins an exercise program to improve their cardiovascular or aerobic fitness level, several things are going on physiologically in the body. The cardiovascular system - the oxygen transport system - has to get used to carrying oxygen in the blood through the blood … [Read more...]

Christ Lives in Us!

Abide in Jesus

This last week has been an amazing week for me spiritually! God is revealing to me some of his deep truths regarding being one with Jesus - being in union with Him - and what abiding or remaining in Him is about. Paul shares one of these truths in his letter to the … [Read more...]

5 Things I Own That Most Contribute to My Health

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Here's a listing of some of the material things I own which most contribute to my spirit, mind, and body health. 1. My Bible. It helps me understand who God is and how he wants me to live. The spiritual health I achieve through my relationship with God is my foundation for my … [Read more...]

Unbroken – A Book Review

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When I was visiting the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte a few months ago a book displayed in the gift shop captured my attention. Unbroken, written by Laura Hillenbrand, has become a New York Times Bestseller. It recounts the life of Louis Zamperini. Before he joined the … [Read more...]

Hummingbirds, Nectar and God – Sources of Fuel

God is our source of fuel and nectar

We recently moved into a new home which is about 10 miles South of the place we had in Charlotte. At our old place, we had created a flower garden that attracted hummingbirds. They became daily visitors from April through September each year.  Because we enjoy flowers and nature, … [Read more...]