Category Archives: Prayer

Christian Scientists meet in Boston; say churches are “place of light’

This piece was published in today’s Alton Telegraph. For many people today, the phrase, “Sending thoughts and prayers,” has become a meaningless cliché, but Christian Scientists’ annual meeting this week offered the view that it doesn’t have to be that … Continue reading

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A healing ministry you may not have heard about

This piece was published today in the Evanston Patch and 79 other Patches throughout Illinois.  Here is the link:  https://patch.com/illinois/evanston/healing-ministry-you-may-not-have-heard          There are many types of professionals in the world of health.  Allopathic medicine has many different kinds of generalist and … Continue reading

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A woman whose words changed the world

This piece was published today in the Evanston Patch and 79 other Patch publications throughout Illinois.  Here is the link:  https://patch.com/illinois/evanston/woman-whose-words-changed-world          As the March sun rises higher in the sky, this year’s National Women’s History Month shines a light on … Continue reading

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Lunch with Jesus

Every year I read The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews.  It is a novel about a young man facing huge crises in his life, and after a car accident he finds himself traveling through time.  He is met by various … Continue reading

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How do you worship God?

People all over the world worship God in many different ways.  For many of us, worship includes maintaining a consistent awareness of God’s presence and love, and having an impact on the world by living from that basis.  It includes … Continue reading

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Stability when the winds of change blow

As summer turns to fall in Illinois, the wonderful warm days of Indian summer arrive. This is a time of change, not only in the weather, as days become shorter and nights chillier, but often a time of personal changes … Continue reading

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Football and God’s defensive line of protection

         Fall is coming, and for many of us, 16 weeks of wonderful competition (plus the playoffs) are about to begin — the NFL football season is almost here!            Why is it that so many of … Continue reading

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A way out of crime

This piece originally appeared in the Daily Herald.  Here is the link: http://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20170629/a-way-out-of-crime Good news for New York can be good news for Illinois.  New York City has achieved one of the lowest crime rates the metropolis has ever seen. … Continue reading

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“Declaring our independence” with the Bible

  This is a wonderful time of year in the United States – a time to celebrate the signing of that magnificent document of freedom, the Declaration of Independence.  Written by Thomas Jefferson, it was signed by brilliant minds such … Continue reading

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The importance of compassion in healthcare

Early in my spiritual healing practice I went to visit a homeless man who was living temporarily in a motel. He was suffering from extreme mental distress and intense fear.  I talked to him for a while, sharing ideas I hoped … Continue reading

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