Living in God’s Day

Living in God’s Day

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A guest post written by Elizabeth Nelson from San Diego, California.

Have you ever heard one of these phrases: Being in the moment, Defining the day, Responding with optimization? I like to think of these phrases as representing the spirit of the idea of Living in God’s Day, a phrase I use frequently as I strive to be a conscientious citizen and play a vital role in my community – especially during stressful times.Continue Reading

Is Seeing Actually Learning to Perceive?

Is Seeing Actually Learning to Perceive?

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A guest post written by Kathleen Osborne from Riverside, California

“I had excellent eyesight going into the course, but, it wasn’t so much seeing as learning to perceive,” said Navy Seal sniper, Chris Kyle, in his book American Sniper, after he was accepted into the Navy’s sniper school. This idea was a key component to his success, but he also learned in his training that he didn’t have to see everything, just his target.Continue Reading

Seeing Ageless Vigor in Aqua Aerobics Group

Seeing Ageless Vigor in Aqua Aerobics Group

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A guest post written by Wendy Rose Bryden from Los Angeles, California

Recently I signed up for morning aqua aerobics classes. I showed up one sunny morning to find a group of “early senior” to “late senior” ladies already bobbing in the clear water.

Really? Do I belong in this group?Continue Reading

Experience Higher Views Step by Step

Experience Higher Views Step by Step

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A guest post written by Graham Bothwell from La Canada Flintridge, California

On clear winter days from our kitchen window we can see the peak of Mt. San Jacinto, 70 miles away, the second-highest mountain in Southern California. Late last summer, my wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary by spending the day hiking to the top of the mountain.Continue Reading

Is There Something Beyond “Seeing is Believing”?

Is There Something Beyond "Seeing is Believing"?

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A guest post written by Pamela Scott from Poway Rancho Bernardo, California.

Isn’t it interesting that some people won’t believe something unless they can see it with their eyes? In the Bible, even Jesus’ disciple, Thomas, refused to believe that Jesus was actually alive until he saw him. It seems some people can’t or won’t take something on faith or accept that someone was healed through prayer – because they can’t see prayer.Continue Reading

What’s the Key to Defeating Loss?

What's the Key to Defeating Loss?

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A guest post written by Noie LaRue from Newport Beach, California

Loss is not usually a healthy concept, especially as it pertains to a lost job, lost home, lost money, and lost things. And feelings of loss are often accompanied by a feeling of loss of control. I’ve experienced some of these unhealthy feelings due to loss, and I’m grateful for the ideas that restored me to a happy, healthy state.Continue Reading

Does Revenge Make Us Feel Better?

Does Revenge Make Us Feel Better?

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A guest post written by Melissa Clendenen from Newport Beach, California

I’ve really been aware lately of the discussion in the news on taking revenge against acts of international brutality. Like great nations, individuals may also face situations where revenge seems appropriate by avenging, retaliating, or inflicting injury (as Webster defines revenge).Continue Reading

Have We Blurred the Distinction Between Healthcare and Insurance?

Have We Blurred the Distinction Between Healthcare and Insurance?

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A guest post written by Curtis Wahlberg from Lake Forest, California

Even with less news these days about the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, the subject of healthcare is not going away. People know health is important, so they’re talking about it and about the care they’re getting.Continue Reading