How Do Spiritual Conversations Help in Healing?

Do You Find it Hard to Discuss Spirituality?

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by Don Ingwerson

Have you ever thought about sharing your views about spirituality with someone for the first time? When I think about it, there are actually many opportunities to discuss God and prayer in day-to-day encounters, but many times these opportunities are passed by. Continue Reading

A Spiritual Answer to Changing Health Theories

A Spiritual Answer to Changing Health Theories

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by Don Ingwerson

How can we determine what is good or detrimental to our health?

It seems hard to find answers when there’s such a constant stream of changing information to sift through. Now there’s even the concept out there that it’s not how you eat, exercise, and work that matters, it’s what you think about how you are doing them that actually makes the difference!Continue Reading

Feeding the Hungry Heart

Feeding a Hungry Heart

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by Don Ingwerson

When my wife was a teenager, she became very concerned with her weight. But her mother told her not to worry. Why? Because she knew her daughter was too astute to let her weight get out of control. What that meant to my wife was that her mom was reminding her that she had a deeper understanding of her identity as being more than just physical. She had learned in her Sunday School that she was the child of God and so she understood that issues of weight had a spiritual dimension. She could demonstrate what the Bible calls “dominion” over her circumstances.Continue Reading

A New View on Living Life in the Moment

A New View on Living Life in the Moment

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I was racing to be on time for an interview about the merging interests of physicians and chaplains, when I was sidetracked by several signs reading: “Mindful Conference this way.” These signs caught my attention because I wondered if the spiritual mindfulness that I practiced was part of the conference’s discussion.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