Category Archives: Christianity

Praying for our troops

Memorial Day gives us the opportunity to remember those who have served this country in the armed forces and those who are currently serving.  While many of us fly our flags and have tears in our eyes when soldiers come … Continue reading

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Prayer as healthcare?

I recently had a conversation with someone about health care.  When I told him that I was a Christian Scientist and depended upon prayer for the cure of illness, he mentioned that he felt Christian Science was “out there.”  He … Continue reading

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Treasuring Religious Freedom

President Obama has declared January 16, 2017, to be Religious Freedom Day.  This day marks the anniversary of the passage, in 1786, of the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom – a statute that its author, Thomas Jefferson, was extremely proud … Continue reading

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Love More: a New Year’s Resolution

Author and Christian healer Mary Baker Eddy once gave her students this advice when it comes to healing themselves and others, “I will tell you the way to do it.  It is to love!  Just live love – be it … Continue reading

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After the election

The election is over.  Some are happy, some are not. It would seem as if closing the political divisiveness in this nation would be like moving mountains. Election night, I couldn’t help but think of these words from President Abraham … Continue reading

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The search for courage and healing

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Many individuals and groups are joining together to help raise funds and bring attention to efforts to combat this disease.  Pink (the color signifying these efforts) is everywhere.  Even pro football players can be … Continue reading

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A healing ministry you may not have heard about

This article first appeared in the Chicago Tribune Community section: There are many types of professionals in the world of health.  Allopathic medicine has many different kinds of generalist and specialist professionals.  Alternative and complementary medicine also has a long … Continue reading

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What is Communion, really?

Have you ever taken Communion?  If you are a Christian, you may have taken Communion at one time or even many times in your life.  Although Christian theologians have various opinions as to what Communion is, all would agree that … Continue reading

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Declaring our independence from pain

This piece was originally published in The Chicago Tribune, Community section, at this link: I love the Fourth of July!  I anticipate cooking hamburgers on the grill, watching the fireworks with my children and thanking God for the wise men … Continue reading

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What death cannot do

Once again, our nation grieves the loss of valued individuals – friends, sons, daughters, fellow loved Americans.  We are heart-broken over the recent massacre in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. As these families face the days ahead, they will … Continue reading

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