Health-Giving Effect of Sharing “Crumbs of Comfort”

Health-Giving Effect of Sharing “Crumbs of Comfort”

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A guest post written by Robert Nafie from Arcadia, California

Have you ever casually listened to conversations around you, but that don’t include you? Most often we’re engaged in our own activities and our own thoughts, so it isn’t something that happens intentionally. Well, it happened to me recently while sitting at the airport waiting for a flight.Continue Reading

Who Knew? It’s Healthy to Help Others

Who Knew? It's Healthy to Help Others

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by Don Ingwerson

Awhile ago I was talking to my son as he was recapping the latest on his house-remodeling project. I’d been hearing about the ups and downs of remodeling the kitchen and bathroom – important high-traffic areas – and after months of disruption a date had finally been set for the cabinet installation. As you can imagine, after months of having kitchen materials stacked and piled on the dining room table and floor, the thought of finally having order restored brought relief.Continue Reading

The Discussion Continues on the Power of Prayer

The Discussion Continues on the Power of Prayer

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by Don Ingwerson

There’s a growing debate among the medical community and the public as to whether faith and prayer should be partnered with medical treatment in healing. NBC recently did a segment on the power of prayer, with some interesting thoughts for and against prayer in the medical setting. It’s a great leavening of thought to have more people receptive to God’s message – in any setting. And just possibly more people will find that healing through prayer is not a miracle, but divinely natural.Continue Reading

The Gospel of Mary Presents an Enlightened View of Reality

The Gospel of Mary Presents an Enlightened View of Reality

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A guest post written by Mary Lou MacKenzie, from Lancaster, California.

Someone recently suggested that I would find The Gospel of Mary to be an interesting read. They were so right – partly because of the fact that a woman wrote it, but mostly because it really shows a more enlightened view of reality, matter, and sin.Continue Reading

All Hands on Deck

All Hands on Deck

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by Don Ingwerson

One night many years ago while I was serving in the military, the chaplain calmly and quietly told me over the phone that a soldier’s wife had been asphyxiated because of a gas leak in the family housing barracks. He asked me to go immediately to the base hospital and prayerfully support her. You might say that it was a call for “all hands on deck.”Continue Reading