Category Archives: Healing Thoughts

True Brotherhood

  True Brotherhood Debra Chew “United we stand, divided we fall” (Aesop) is a familiar adage. That sentiment seems particularly applicable to current world events.  Whether the topic is politics, terrorism, race equality, or refuge for displaced peoples, the real … Continue reading

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Christ Can’t Be Taken Out Of Christmas

Christmas Love That Has No Boundaries Debra Chew Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkuh, Feliz Navidad, and Happy Holidays are all appropriate greetings heard this time of year. From November 1 through January 15 there are approximately 29 holidays observed here by … Continue reading

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Can’t We Expect to be Healthy at Any Age?

Can’t We Expect to be Healthy at Any Age? Debra Chew “I just hope I am healthy enough to enjoy my retirement years,” a friend commented. Interestingly, this friend is 10 years from making the decision to retire, yet seems … Continue reading

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Is The Power of Suggestion Making You Sick?

Is the Power of Suggestion Making You Sick? Debra Chew  Living in any one of the three largest cities in Tennessee could make you sick.  Well…so says the recently released Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Asthma Capitals 2015 report. … Continue reading

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#SpiritualMillennials

#SpiritualMillennials Debra Chew That group we call the “millennials” – the first generation to have had internet during their formative years – is reportedly the most studied generation ever.  Those researchers who refer to them as the most diverse aggregation … Continue reading

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The “M” Word

The “M” Word Debra Chew  There I was, a guest at a local meet-up group, expecting to hear a speaker share ideas about how they approach health, healing and spirituality.  Instead, the topic that evening was the “M” word – … Continue reading

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The Best Wellness For Your Knees – REVISED

(The first paragraph has been edited to assure proper attribution) When Mary Chapin Carpenter sang these John Lennon lyrics (borrowed from a Robert Browning poem), “Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be,” I don’t think anyone had … Continue reading

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Cup of Cold Water Challenge

People all over the world have been participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  Recently, my own daughters were nominated to have a bucket of ice poured on their head and send $10 to the ALS Foundation.  And they accepted … Continue reading

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How to Engage Your Spiritual Nature to Improve Your Health

How to Engage Your Spiritual Nature to Improve Your Health  If there was a way to improve your health by changing the way you think about things, would it be worth it to you?  So, what if you are clueless … Continue reading

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BEATING HOLIDAY DEPRESSION – “mind, heart, body and spirit”

BEATING HOLIDAY DEPRESSION – “mind, heart, body and spirit” Debra Chew I absolutely love the holidays!  I cherish visiting with family and friends, the lights, the food, the music, and sharing gifts of all kinds.  But for an estimated the350 … Continue reading

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FORGIVENESS … A Healthy Happy Choice

FORGIVENESS….A Healthy Happy Choice by Debra Chew I used to wonder how someone could forgive another who had caused them great harm.  Then, I had an experience that helped me see the path to forgiveness and understand how important it … Continue reading

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National Day of Prayer 2013 – Hope in God

As far back as I can remember, I learned to pray and find my hope in God.  In my youth, I solved my academic and social problems by prayer.  Then, in my young adulthood, I solved my career and relationship … Continue reading

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Sprituality and Beating Breast Cancer

by Debra Chew  Today, I passed the local hospital and saw a large pink ribbon on the sign in front.  And, pink water rushed forth from the beautiful water fountain at the entrance.  Well, of course, October is National Breast … Continue reading

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The Practitioner’s Song – Cup of Water (Guest Post by John London)

A few months after I became a Christian Scientist in 2007, I received a call from Lora Beth, my old Unity minister. Lora Beth said that Phyllis had died and asked if I would like to travel with her to … Continue reading

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Shake Your Tree!!

  A few days ago I did some grocery shopping.  I went to the check-out line of my favorite clerk and, as always, asked her how she was doing.   She responded with “Well, I have seen better days.  But, I have … Continue reading

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Lives Lived: Tony

Meet Tony. He used to have sinusitis and was prescribed antibiotics to address the symptoms. But he wasn’t completely healed of the condition until he learned about Christian Science.

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Praying for the World

Explore Christian Science and praying for the world!

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No Need to Fear Contagion!

  Tomorrow, a new movie hits the screen.  I have seen previews for this movie and I was shocked at the subject matter.  The movie is Contagion and I have to say I cannot understand why anyone would want to … Continue reading

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How’s The Weather??

  How’s the Weather? I am sure there is not another topic more discussed on a daily basis than the weather.  And, that is true even more this Spring in Tennessee.  It seems that daily strong thunderstorms have become the … Continue reading

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As a Man Thinketh in His Heart – guest post by Mark Lawson

  Mark Lawson is my Assistant Committee on Publication for the Bristol, TN area.  He frequently writes a guest religion column in his local newspaper (Bristol Herald Courier).  I know you will enjoy his guest post.              We never experience anything passively. Whether or … Continue reading

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