Does Spirituality Produce More Meaningful Meditation?

Does Spirituality Produce More Meaningful Meditation?

© GLOW IMAGES Models used for illustrative purposes

by Don Ingwerson

Meditation, with its benefits and its shortcomings, has really been in the news in recent years. I’ve even written a number of blog posts on meditation as it relates to prayer. But now there is a different focus on meditation: combining meditation with the marketplace.Continue Reading

News of a Healthy World

News of a Healthy World

© GLOW IMAGES Models used for illustrative purposes

by Don Ingwerson

It’s heartening to hear positive news – especially news about a healthy world. That’s why I wanted to share with you a great site on christianscience.com that promotes great health ideas written by Committees on Publication from around the world. And if you know of someone who likes to read health-promoting ideas in other languages, now you have a great site to share with them! Click here to access this site: A Healthy WorldContinue Reading

Health Potential Takes Flight

Health Potential Takes Flight

© GLOW IMAGES

by Don Ingwerson

I have a family of gulls (two adults and three chicks) nesting on my chimney, going about their business built on their own instincts and traditions. They are of course ignoring my family below. Because of these new guests – their eating, exercising, and family interactions – compared to human’s health habits – I got to thinking about health from the perspective of how beliefs of tradition can limit the acceptance of new health habits.Continue Reading

Who Knew? It’s Healthy to Help Others

Who Knew? It's Healthy to Help Others

© GLOW IMAGES Models used for illustrative purposes

by Don Ingwerson

Awhile ago I was talking to my son as he was recapping the latest on his house-remodeling project. I’d been hearing about the ups and downs of remodeling the kitchen and bathroom – important high-traffic areas – and after months of disruption a date had finally been set for the cabinet installation. As you can imagine, after months of having kitchen materials stacked and piled on the dining room table and floor, the thought of finally having order restored brought relief.Continue Reading

The Discussion Continues on the Power of Prayer

The Discussion Continues on the Power of Prayer

© GLOW IMAGES Model used for illustrative purposes

by Don Ingwerson

There’s a growing debate among the medical community and the public as to whether faith and prayer should be partnered with medical treatment in healing. NBC recently did a segment on the power of prayer, with some interesting thoughts for and against prayer in the medical setting. It’s a great leavening of thought to have more people receptive to God’s message – in any setting. And just possibly more people will find that healing through prayer is not a miracle, but divinely natural.Continue Reading

All Hands on Deck

All Hands on Deck

© GLOW IMAGES Models used for illustrative purposes

by Don Ingwerson

One night many years ago while I was serving in the military, the chaplain calmly and quietly told me over the phone that a soldier’s wife had been asphyxiated because of a gas leak in the family housing barracks. He asked me to go immediately to the base hospital and prayerfully support her. You might say that it was a call for “all hands on deck.”Continue Reading

Mary Baker Eddy: What Christmas Means to Me

Mary Baker Eddy: What Christmas Means to Me

© GLOW IMAGES

by Don Ingwerson

 Heartfelt wishes of health and happiness go out to all this Christmas! I thought it would be appropriate to share with you an article titled, “What Christmas Means to Me,” which is 19th-century health researcher Mary Baker Eddy’s inspired thoughts on the holiday, originally published in Ladies Home Journal in 1907. Enjoy – and Merry Christmas!Continue Reading