Top Apps Heal Mind and Body

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The popularity of mobile apps has continued to rise, as their usage has become increasingly prevalent across mobile devices. There are  even apps for monitoring your health, a priority interest for people in Southern California. Keith Wommack, a colleague of mine, has researched some of these beneficial apps. Check out this post that was first published in the Houston Chronicle on April 7, 2014. Do you want to control your own health care? Continue Reading

Keep on Course Through Winds of Change

Keep on Course Through Winds of Change

By Susan Spears from Costa Mesa, California I found myself looking out the window yesterday and there is a tree at the level of our third floor window that was vigorously dancing in the wind – an unusual occurrence here in Southern California. It was beautiful to watch – with flashes of silver from the undersides of the leaves and hints of red from the new growth. Continue Reading

The Role of Spirituality in Health Care

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My colleague Eric Nelson is the media and legislative spokesperson for Christian Science in Northern California and has had articles published and featured in numerous newspapers. I thought my Southern California readers would appreciate reading his recent column on consciousness and health. Continue Reading

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. Now, many years later and a research professor Continue Reading

Receiving Joyous News by Phone

Receiving Joyous News by Phone

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. But most of all, we loved to talk about the people in the Bible, the ones we called “our Continue Reading

A Key Ingredient to Handling Stress: Lean on the Divine

A Key Ingredient to Handling Stress: Lean on the Divine

by Don Ingwerson I live in an area of the country where a lot of families have lost their homes and businesses because of economic conditions. Kids have changed schools and friends. Moms and dads have new pressures – many outside their control. The deeper I look into my community, region, and nation, the more I observe new and sometimes threatening situations that are developing: reduced school funding, public services not being provided, and Continue Reading

Patient Control of Health Reduces Fear, Overtreatment

Patient Control of Health Reduces Fear, Overtreatment

by Don Ingwerson Medical overtreatment is leading us to “be sicker and poorer” according to Shannon Brownlee, acting director of the health policy program at the New America Foundation. Brownlee describes the medical scenario that leads her to this conclusion as: “Sometimes the test leads you down a path, a therapeutic cascade, where you start to tumble downstream to more and more testing, and more and more invasive testing, and possibly even Continue Reading

Lives Lived: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Healed Through Prayer

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. Featured photo © GLOW IMAGES. Continue Reading