Relying on God as the Only Cause Brings Healing

Relying on God as the Only Cause Brings Healing

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A guest post written by Alan Galt from Carlsbad, California

Modern medical practice has made great strides. Broad experience, advancing technology, and improved communication enhance the physician’s skill at diagnosing and treating health problems, based on the conviction that bodily disorders come from dysfunction, imbalance, infection, or injury.Continue Reading

Relevant Healing Truths From Job

Relevant Healing Truths From Job

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A guest post written by Bill Downs from Los Angeles, California

The book of Job is a drama that highlights the age-old idea that God may be the cause of suffering as punishment for sin. Job has had many horrible things happen to him from a health perspective as well as from a financial perspective. Although Job insists he has not sinned, his friends just know that he has because of the awful things that have happened to him – and they feel this is an example of God’s wrath.Continue Reading

No Mixed Blessing – Even With a Busy Life

No Mixed Blessing - Even With a Busy Life

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A guest post written by Bethany Brix from Beverly Hills, California.

The week had been a blur. Long hours of work, makeshift meals on the run, virtually no down time. Sound familiar? Although my husband and I felt genuine gratitude for activity – and its resultant benefits – the situation qualified as a mixed blessing. Where was the time to catch a breath, visit with loved ones, or give appropriate care to needy family members?Continue Reading

Are You Looking for Vigor and Promise in Life?

Are You Looking for Vigor and Promise in Life?

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A guest post written by Robert Nafie from Arcadia, California

It seems modern society is obsessed with statistical probabilities and future predictions of all types. We hear and see them everywhere – from national and local newspapers to best-selling books, from television commentators to talk-radio hosts, from political forecasts to weather forecasts.Continue Reading

Love Leaves Travel Stress Behind!

Love Leaves Travel Stress Behind!

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A guest post written by Jodie Fisher from Carlsbad, California

Just days before I boarded an international flight to join friends for a two week trip, I heard a wonderfully inspiring talk. The point of the talk? To love without criticizing or judging. It’s a simple, yet profound way to live life and is the most important thing we can do when interacting with others.Continue Reading

Can You Block Trigger Warnings?

Can You Block Trigger Warnings?

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A guest post written by Tracy Clifton from Glendale, California

A while ago I read an article about domestic violence that began with the phrase “Trigger Warning!” It warned readers that the article might bring up emotions that were unresolved – that there was the potential for someone’s innate “trigger” to go off.Continue Reading

Finding Freedom through Forgiveness

Finding Freedom Through Forgiveness

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A guest post written by Diana Colarossi from San Juan Capistrano, California

Forgiveness. Both the religious and medical communities value this act of grace: studies have found that the act of forgiving improves your mental and physical wellbeing and many believe that forgiveness is linked to salvation. Some research even links negative physical symptoms to unforgiving personalities.Continue Reading

Are You Pushing the Mute Button? It’s Healthy!

Are You Pushing the Mute Button? It's Healthy!

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A guest post written by Bill Priest from San Diego, California.

I’ve decided to be more proactive in using my TV mute button when commercials proclaim a certain disease season is here, warn of disease susceptibility, give medical recommendations for that disease, and warn of possible, nasty side effects of that medication – including blindness and death.Continue Reading

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