Category Archives: Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

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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So, why are we doing this?

I spend a lot of my time researching, writing, editing and posting my blogs.  As many of you know, I blog twice a week, every Monday and Thursday.  For the most part, I blog about the connections between spirituality and … Continue reading

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The snake, the bird and the stick

       Recently, I remembered a story I read years ago.  A man was out on a walk and noticed a bird standing still, transfixed.  He was staring at a snake that was coming closer and getting ready to strike.  … Continue reading

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Faith, Health and Protection

       Faith means many things to many people.   Most people have faith in something, whether it be a “higher power”, someone else, or even themselves. This blog addresses faith as an important part of one’s spirituality, and the connection between … Continue reading

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Statistics

       Some very interesting statistics came across my desk the other day.  I found a study from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.  Can you guess what percentage of Americans pray each day?  It stated that 58% … Continue reading

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Is Christian Science “out there”?

      I recently had a conversation with someone about alternative health care methods. He mentioned that he felt Christian Science was “out there”. He was kind and respectful, but behind his comment was the impression that Christian Science was … Continue reading

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