Relocating? Finding a Healthy, Welcoming Home

Relocating? Finding a Healthy, Welcoming HomeA guest post written by Melissa Clendenen from Newport Beach, California

Relocating for a career move, a bigger or smaller home, or any other reason, is part of most people’s life experience. But it may be surprising to learn how often we move: Americans make an average of 11.7 moves in a lifetime, and from age 18 on, people will move an additional 9.1 times, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.Continue Reading

Healing Addiction by Filling the Spiritual Vacuum

Healing Addiction by Filling the Spiritual VacuumA guest post written by Robert Moran from Goleta, California

For the past several years I have had the opportunity to work with troubled college students as a part-time counselor. Being an active Christian Scientist for nearly forty years, I have come to understand how spiritual principles supersede all other healing methods – including in the field of addiction.Continue Reading

Finding Healing on a Walk in Passau

Finding Healing on a Walk in Passau

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A guest post from Rahla Frohlich from La Cañada, California.

Recently my husband and I had the opportunity to walk the cobbled streets of Passau, just over the border in Germany. Our group admired the ancient fortress, which dates back to 1499, while listening with rapt attention to our guide, Andrea. This group consisted of a dozen fellow travelers from our river boat cruise, all friendly, all interested, and all busy looking up at the old buildings. No one was looking down at the rough cobblestones, least of all me.Continue Reading

Sharing Spiritual, Healthy Ideas One Volunteer at a Time

Sharing Spiritual, Healthy Ideas One Volunteer at a Time

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A guest post written by Rhonda Turvey from La Mesa, California

Over the past several years, I’ve been happy to participate in a number of local health fairs. My experience has been that many of these gatherings focus on aging and its associated challenges, such as Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss.Continue Reading

A Spiritual Outlook on Life is Healthy!

A Spiritual Outlook on Life is Healthy!

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A guest post written by Graham Bothwell from Pasadena, California

Most of us accept the limitations of a physical life and its associated physical remedies. One aspect of this is the expectations of reduced capabilities with age; and yet we often don’t realize there is a spiritual approach to handling this.Continue Reading

Rising to the Light

Rising to the Light

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A guest post written by Bob Eklund from Los Angeles, California

One of my abiding memories is of an evening flight from Columbus, Ohio, to Los Angeles. We took off in a rainstorm, near sunset, and with the heavy cloud cover it looked almost like night as we left the ground. But we rose quickly through the rain, and before long we burst out of the clouds into brilliant sunshine.Continue Reading

Receptive to Inspiration? It’s Healthy!

Receptive to Inspiration? It's Healthy!

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A guest post written by Susan Spears

Christian Scientists work every day to see God’s inspiration in their daily lives, thus encouraging a healthy outlook and healthy life. With this in mind, the founder of Christian Science, Mary Baker Eddy, counsels us that “we take the inspired word of the Bible as our sufficient guide to eternal life.”Continue Reading

A Mind Already Full

A Mind Already Full

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A guest post written by Evelyn Brookins from Laguna Niguel, California

I recently saw a video blog about how psychiatrists have concluded that the fear of disease is itself a disease. What I found thought provoking was the source of our fear of disease, which led me to recall being carefully taught in school about germs and infections.Continue Reading