Treating pain where it begins…in our thinking

Television, radio and internet ads, billboards and hallways of many public facilities these days are strewn with images of people living amid beautiful sunsets, towns with safe and beautiful biking paths, peaceful, starry nights, and well appointed middle-class living rooms. We are led to believe that each of these individuals is living a healthier, happier life as a result of the drug being...
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Our Father

Whatever kind of a father one feels they have or had — good, bad or indifferent or maybe none at all; if  we think about it, we can find a father-figure in our lives.  Maybe it’s a friend, a neighbor, a teacher, counselor or maybe it’s just a feeling, a thought, an intuition (which I call God) that shows us what is right or wrong and how to make a good decision when facing tough...
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Why spiritual care is key to health

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit with a government official on healthcare. I wanted to speak with him about the importance of recognizing spiritual care as an integral part of maintaining one’s mental and physical health. I was grateful when I realized that he too recognized this.  He said his wife had suffered with bouts of depression off and on over the years and that when she was...
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