If It Heals You Does It Need to Be Measured?

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In his Huffington Post piece my colleague and health writer Tony Lobl ponders an interesting point – If you cannot measure it, does it exist – and considers important “immeasurables” like spiritual healing experiences. He begins with what Dr. Brené Brown has to say.

“If you cannot measure it, it doesn’t exist,” Brené Brown was told by a research professor when still an aspiring PhD student.Continue Reading

Receiving Joyous News by Phone

Receiving Joyous News by Phone

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A guest post written by Rahla Lindsey from La Cañada Flintridge, California

“I have to tell you what just happened!”

My interest was piqued. The woman I was talking to has been my friend and neighbor for more than fifty years, and we shared just about everything – husband stories, recipes, children’s scrapes, and moments of neighborhood gossip.Continue Reading

Women’s History Month: Mary Baker Eddy’s Commitment to Health

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“Celebrating Women’s Character, Courage, and Commitment” is the theme for this year’s March Women’s History month.  My colleague Ingrid Peschke’s blog highlights an often overlooked 19th-century woman for her significant contributions to religion and health. Her strength of character, courage, and commitment are evident in the body of work she accomplished.Continue Reading

Noah’s Tale Presents New Ideas on Health

Noah’s Tale Presents New Ideas on Health

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

Noah, coming out this month and starring Russell Crowe, portrays the well-known Biblical story of Noah, the deluge, and the flood. While the movie is based on the story in Genesis 6 and 7, media reports reveal there will be some departures from the Biblical version, departures that are inspiring lively discussions even before the movie comes out.Continue Reading

Lives Lived: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Healed Through Prayer

by Don Ingwerson

Here is another great example of the power of prayer. Meet Hilary. She was diagnosed with M.E. disease (chronic fatigue syndrome) and couldn’t find a medical solution. She later accepted a Christian Science practitioner’s offer to pray for her, and within months she recovered fully. Lives Lived videos can be found on the christianscience.com website.

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Do We Really Need Vitamins To Be Healthy?

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My colleague Kate Johnson from Maryland is interested in blogging about health and the importance of prayer in maintaining a healthy mind and body. Below is a recent post from Kate.

I remember when I was little, my mother forced me to take a spoonful of cod liver oil every morning to help my dry skin and other health problems I was facing. Continue Reading

A Universal Health Care System

A Universal Health Care System

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A guest post written by Marc Thompson from Laguna Beach, California

I had a very normal childhood spending most of my time outside with friends after school and on weekends – riding bikes, hiking, swimming, running, climbing trees, etc. On Sundays my family attended the local Christian Science Church, where my sister and I went to the Sunday School.Continue Reading