Through The Pain

Today’s message shares a common thread with every post written in the past, one of hope, of love, of encouragement, of uplift; but most importantly, one that is real and relates to each and every one of us. Pain unexpectedly seems to find us no matter how much we try to dodge it’s grip. HowRead More

Meditation and Yoga

Mindfulness has become a trendy buzzword among the wellness community. Yoga studios and meditation centers continue to pop up as people seek refuge from being constantly on the go (and feeling the draining effects). But it turns out these practices are doing more than simply providing us a much-needed time out from our jam-packed schedules.Read More

Questions Of Life

I smile through pain and my tears are my prayers.  I am not a quitter but I quit at least five times a day.  I lay down to rest and my sleep is broken.  I wonder who really cares…thinking, all I do is care for others but whose care is authentic for me?  Then IRead More

Food For The Soul

It is the bearing of misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation or the like. It is quiet, steady perseverance; even-tempered care; diligence. Physical, Spiritual, Mental, Financial, Academic, and Social progress requires constant self assessment (introspection / reflection) to see overall growth.  The act of being patient is one often talked about, but neverRead More

As I Think

We become overly anxious and nervous. We withdraw from life (although we appear to be present). We try suppressing our thoughts and feelings with illegal and even legal substances. We eat obsessively. We become so angry that we lash out at people who love and care for us. I could go on and on aboutRead More

The next great weight loss secret?

Spring is in the air, and so are new diet plans. Everyone wants that certain body type or to get rid of a few extra pounds before it’s time to pull out their summer wardrobe, and there are hundreds of diets out there promising results. Most focus on weight loss, but weight loss alone isn’tRead More

What Do You Believe In

I believed in myself from the beginning. I saw the visions and ran with (and still run with) images of the end results (outcomes). That doesn’t mean I’ve never felt like quitting or that I have not faced challenges. Little by little, I achieved success with perseverance by simply pushing through tough places. It wasRead More

Do Vitamin Supplements Really Work For Colds

Will supplements really prevent a cold or shorten one from lingering? The Answer: Dietary supplements aimed at cold prevention, like Zicam or Emergen-C, sound miraculous in theory. But do they actually help to eliminate that nasty bug? The answer from experts is a resounding “no.” Zicam promises to be a “cold shortening” homeopathic remedy. It isRead More