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Do You Find it Hard to Discuss Spirituality?

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by Don Ingwerson

Have you ever thought about sharing your views about spirituality with someone for the first time? When I think about it, there are actually many opportunities to discuss God and prayer in day-to-day encounters, but many times these opportunities are passed by. Continue Reading

A Spiritual Answer to Changing Health Theories

A Spiritual Answer to Changing Health Theories

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by Don Ingwerson

How can we determine what is good or detrimental to our health?

It seems hard to find answers when there’s such a constant stream of changing information to sift through. Now there’s even the concept out there that it’s not how you eat, exercise, and work that matters, it’s what you think about how you are doing them that actually makes the difference!Continue Reading

Feeding the Hungry Heart

Feeding a Hungry Heart

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by Don Ingwerson

When my wife was a teenager, she became very concerned with her weight. But her mother told her not to worry. Why? Because she knew her daughter was too astute to let her weight get out of control. What that meant to my wife was that her mom was reminding her that she had a deeper understanding of her identity as being more than just physical. She had learned in her Sunday School that she was the child of God and so she understood that issues of weight had a spiritual dimension. She could demonstrate what the Bible calls “dominion” over her circumstances.Continue Reading

A New View on Living Life in the Moment

A New View on Living Life in the Moment

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I was racing to be on time for an interview about the merging interests of physicians and chaplains, when I was sidetracked by several signs reading: “Mindful Conference this way.” These signs caught my attention because I wondered if the spiritual mindfulness that I practiced was part of the conference’s discussion.Continue Reading

Are There Benefits to Listening to God?

Are There Benefits to Listening to God?

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by Don Ingwerson

I’ve written a number of times on the importance of church and opening yourself up to a relationship with God. The benefits are incalculable! I thought this particular article on having a connection with God was interesting because of the different perspective the researcher took when asking his research questions. Mary Baker Eddy, health researcher and the founder of Christian Science, wrote a poem called Feed My Sheep that really goes to the heart of having a relationship with God: “I will listen for Thy voice, lest my footsteps stray; I will follow and rejoice all the rugged way.”Continue Reading