Tag Archives: Christian Science

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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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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Deck the halls with love and forgiveness

I love Christmas.  Like so many other people, I enjoy immensely the illuminated decorations, the beautiful Christmas carols, and sending cards to friends and relatives. And although many of us are preparing for days of family-gathering and gift-giving, let’s not … Continue reading

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Dissecting thought

My son is taking an anatomy class at North Central College for his degree. Last week his class dissected a cat in their three-hour lab. You could tell he was a little queasy rethinking and retelling his experience. I grew … Continue reading

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Exploring health

This week marks Columbus Day – in observance of that great explorer. I remember how much I loved studying about Columbus, Magellan, DeSoto, Cortez and the other “New World” explorers when I was in grade school. We used to draw … Continue reading

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Helping individuals shipwrecked by drug abuse

“My life was a shipwreck waiting to happen,” Jeff Rice recently told me. “I used to walk around with a lot of fear and anger. I turned to drugs to feel good. I started with marijuana, and that quickly escalated … Continue reading

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Mary Baker Eddy: Finding the Love that makes us well

  Many individuals comment on the power of love to make us well.  One of my favorite observations comes from Dr. Larry Dossey, M.D.,  who wrote in his book, Healing Words, “If scientists suddenly discovered a drug that was as … Continue reading

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Protecting our rest

During a particularly stressful time in our lives, a spiritual healer and teacher told both my wife and I to make sure we got enough rest.  His words, “Protect your rest” meant a lot to both of us.  He didn’t … Continue reading

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Remembering who they are

  I recently read an article by Patti Davis on the website, nextavenue.org.  The daughter of former President Ronald Reagan has been spending much of her time speaking about her father, and his battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  She spoke about … 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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