No! A Life Saver?

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by Don Ingwerson “One Word Can Save Your Life: No!”  This Newsweek cover made me wonder how a word could save lives. It’s all about tests...too many of them. At first I thought the article was slamming medical doctors and medicine, but I found it to be rather balanced in that regard. Sometimes tests are needed, but simply stated, less is more in the area of medicine. Sharon Begley, the author, states that more health care can sometimes Continue Reading

Steps to a Healthier Christmas

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by Don Ingwerson I shared "12 Spiritual Steps to a Healthier Christmas," written by Tony Lobl (UK Committee on Publication), last year, but I thought it was definitely worth sharing again because Thanksgiving is just a couple of days away and then we will be into the Christmas season. Also, check out the comments at the end of Tony's article, especially Bob Eklund's haiku! He's the assistant committee for the Inglewood-Westchester Continue Reading

No! A Life-Saver?

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by Don Ingwerson Article first published in Blogcritics. “One Word Can Save Your Life: No!”  This Newsweek cover made me wonder how a word could save lives. It’s all about tests...too many of them. At first I thought the article was slamming medical doctors and medicine, but I found it to be rather balanced in that regard. Sometimes tests are needed, but simply stated, less is more in the area of medicine. Sharon Begley, the author, Continue Reading

Steps to a Healthier Christmas

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by Don Ingwerson In keeping with the holiday spirit, I just finished re-reading "What Christmas Means to Me" written by Mary Baker Eddy at the request of The Ladies' Home Journal, when I received a copy of an article published in the Huffington Post UK by Tony Lobl, Committee on Publication for Greater London/District Manager/Euro Rep. Tony's article "12 Spiritual Steps to a Healthier Christmas" is very practical and uplifting.  Just click on Continue Reading

The Indelible Spirit

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by Don Ingwerson The Huffington Post ran an article August 2, The Hope of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, which detailed the inspiring return of Giffords to the Congressional chambers. Reporter Paul Raushenbush closed his article about Representative Giffords appearance “as one of the real sacrifices of democracy,” and I would agree with that thoughtful statement. However, I would like to think of her appearance as a new beginning, not a Continue Reading

Catching a Glimpse-Spiritual Care

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Posted comments by Russ Gerber Just looking over the comments in The Huffington Post to “Spirituality: A Powerful Factor for Health Care Reform” written by my colleague Gary Jones. I get it that some people are in disbelief that spiritual care is a viable means for health care. Others find it so outrageous they ridicule it. Still others are catching a glimpse of something significant, of the mind-body connection in action, and that a change of Continue Reading