Independence Day – Freedom from Tyranny

Independence Day - Freedom from Tyranny

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Is July 4th just a day for barbecues, friends, and family?

It seemed that way to a friend of mine a few years ago at an Independence Day neighborhood gathering. He was very surprised to learn that most of the kids attending didn’t know why they were celebrating.Continue Reading

Are There Benefits to Listening to God?

Are There Benefits to Listening to God?

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by Don Ingwerson

I’ve written a number of times on the importance of church and opening yourself up to a relationship with God. The benefits are incalculable! I thought this particular article on having a connection with God was interesting because of the different perspective the researcher took when asking his research questions. Mary Baker Eddy, health researcher and the founder of Christian Science, wrote a poem called Feed My Sheep that really goes to the heart of having a relationship with God: “I will listen for Thy voice, lest my footsteps stray; I will follow and rejoice all the rugged way.”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

Is it Important to Go to Church?

Is it Important to Go to Church?

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by Don Ingwerson

A young boy, observing his grandfather reading the Bible everyday, thought he should do the same. However, he grew tired of reading the Bible daily, as he never remembered anything he read. He told his grandfather that he could see no reason to keep reading the Bible every day – he didn’t remember anything from it!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

What Do You Need to Deprescribe to be Healthy?

What Do You Need to Deprescribe to be Healthy?

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by Don Ingwerson

Have you heard of deprescribing? It means re-evaluating the medications you are taking and discontinuing those that are inappropriate or ineffective.

Health professionals have become increasingly aware of the over-reliance on drugs for health improvements, and deprescribing is a step in reducing this over-reliance.Continue Reading

Making Healthcare Sustainable and Healthy

Making Healthcare Sustainable and Healthy

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by Don Ingwerson

Many feel that there is nothing more important to our quality of life than health. Without sufficient health, living a productive life is difficult. Yet, few options are left beyond treatments approved by medical organizations and/or insurance plans when it comes to caring for health.Continue Reading

Lives Lived: Healing of Eye Condition Through Prayer

LivesLivedJohnBy Don Ingwerson

Healing is such an integral part of Christian Science! Here’s a wonderful example of vision healing by understanding that, as Mary Baker Eddy in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures says, “…the real sight or sense is not lost.” Meet John. He lost functionality in one of his eyes, but regained sight after praying in Christian Science.

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