Tag Archives: Dr. Larry Dossey

Dissecting thought

          A few years ago, my son took a college class in anatomy for his education degree.  One of his three-hour labs entailed dissecting a cat to review the parts and systems of the body for confirmation of what they had studied in class. … Continue reading

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How can you mend a broken heart?

As Valentine’s Day nears, what was designed as a holiday to celebrate love can sometimes feel like just another reminder of loneliness or grief.  Some people may feel overwhelming sadness, either over the loss of a partner, a dissolved relationship, … Continue reading

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Exploring the relationship between prayer and health

“By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.” So stated Christopher Columbus, whose monumental voyage we observe this month. As a student, I loved studying Columbus, Magellan, DeSoto, Cortez and the … Continue reading

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Are moments of prayer beneficial to our health?

Have you ever watched an orchestra?  There are times when everyone is playing, but also times when various musicians are given the opportunity to rest.  A music director I knew used to say, “The rests are the hardest notes to … Continue reading

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“Declaring our independence” from pain

It’s time for the parades, flag waving and fireworks!  On the Fourth of July, we show our respect for those who conceived of, and fought for, our independence.  They faced the tyranny of their times with a courage and wisdom … Continue reading

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Teamwork

  It was a great Super Bowl – filled with records tied or broken, heroics, unbelievable plays and of course, controversy. But more than anything else, it was teamwork – on both sides. Both the Seattle Seahawks and the New … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Health Resolution: Love More

Author and Christian healer Mary Baker Eddy once gave her students this advice when it came 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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A cornucopia of health

I love cornucopias! They show the harvest of all the work done throughout the year. The one pictured above is full of vegetables ready to be shared with others. There is another metaphorical cornucopia that I love: the Biblical description … Continue reading

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“Downloading Love”

Dr. Larry Dossey wrote in his book, Healing Words, “If scientists suddenly discovered a drug that was as powerful as love in creating health, it would be heralded as a medical breakthrough and marketed overnight – especially if it had … Continue reading

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Stay warm!

  It’s twelve degrees below zero right now in Naperville.  I am sure some areas of Illinois are colder than that.  There is no school today – even garbage service has been suspended. The television and radio stations are reporting … Continue reading

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