Can Obesity be a Symptom of Something Deeper?

Everywhere we look Americans are becoming alarmed about what some call “an epidemic of obesity.” Amid the research, stories, television shows and wide variety of preventive steps and treatments there lies a growing understanding of how a person’s view of him or herself can lead toward or away from obesity.” My own online perusal of this topic led me to discover what’s really weighing on...
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Angels: Proof of God’s Care in the Life of an Addict

My gratitude to Kathy Weber for contributing her experience to this blog. Over the past decade significant efforts have been made at both the federal and state levels to increase attention, funding and research on mental health problems, including substance abuse; to bring them more on par with the attention given physical health.  In Maryland, a bill approving a tax on alcohol was passed with...
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Developing Your Spirituality Can Heal Depression

I am happy to welcome  Brenda Evers, CS, of Ellicott City, Md, as a guest bloggist for this week In our society today, depression (along with other problems related to mental health) is becoming more prevalent across many culture and socio-economic groups. So prevalent is it that we even have a month, every year in the US, dedicated to “National Mental Health.” Researchers, physicians,...
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Motherhood/Fatherhood

What I learned about motherhood….from my husband! There was a time when I felt my husband was a better mother than I was.  He appeared to be more compassionate, more patient and more understanding and less harsh in disciplining.  The children even confirmed that he was more patient. When my mother was ill and living with us, he took steps to make her comfortable.  He rented a bed to put in...
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The God Spot

  One of the first things I learned in a Christian Science Sunday School was that, “There is no spot where God is not.” Having learned this, I knew God, from whom all spirituality proceeds, was not in material things but wholly spiritual and occupies all space.   Literally,  I knew that wherever I was, God was already there, and wherever I was going, He had prepared a place for...
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