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Joy: The Antidote For Holiday Stress

Joy – The Antidote for Holiday Stress Debra Chew Some recent “self-care” discussions about the holidays suggest that, for many, stress overshadows the joys associated with this time of year. But you don’t have to go along with the crowd. … Continue reading

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What Do You Believe About Age?

What Do You Believe About Age? Debra Chew We’ve all said “I’ll believe it when I see it.” But, do we as easily consider the reverse of that statement – that we see and experience what we believe including what we … Continue reading

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Are Spirituality and Prayer Key to Mental Health?

Are Spirituality and Prayer Key to Mental Health? Debra Chew  “Spirituality should be considered one of the vital signs in the care and treatment of patients,” said Christina M. Puchalski, MD, FACP, Founder and Director of the George Washington Institute … 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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WOMEN AND BALANCING THE “CHANGE OF LIFE”

Women and Balancing the “Change of Life”      My favorite act at the circus is the balancing act.  You know, the guy walking the tightrope,balancing each step he takes so that he doesn’t lose his equilibrium and come crashing … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Prescription Bottle for Pain Relief

    Most people do not like pain. That’s a pretty safe thing to say.  Whether it is physical, mental, or emotional pain….individuals, groups and organizations have been working for thousands of years to find relief for all types.  Unfortunately, … 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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GUEST POST: Claim God’s Day

CLAIM GOD’S DAY By:  Mark M. Lawson             Sometimes daily challenges leave me mentally, emotionally, and physically drained. When I try to be “all things to all people” (especially myself), I am sometimes disappointed. I may think that I “failed” to … Continue reading

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Want to be Younger? Change Your Views of Aging!

  “Anti-Aging Cosmetics that take Years off of Your Face Instantly.”  Really? Curious, I read on to find that they were advertising for the “world’s greatest wrinkle cream,” guaranteed to have an age defying formula.  I sat there, thinking and … 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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OVER-DIAGNOSIS: WHEN OVER-ACHIEVING ISN’T ALWAYS GOOD

OVER-DIAGNOSIS: WHEN OVER-ACHIEVING ISN’T ALWAYS GOOD Debra A. Chew             When I was in the first grade my parents learned that my teacher considered me to be an over-achiever.  They found that when I was given my classwork, I was … 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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Aging Problems Healed by Prayer

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Irritation – Emotional and Physical (Guest Post by John London)

Irritation—Emotional and Physical I’ve been dealing with a situation that has been very irritating to me. I recently spent a whole day upset about it. My practitioner even told me that I needed to deal with the feelings or they … Continue reading

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Let God Into Your Universe – Guest Post by Mark Lawson

  LET GOD INTO YOUR UNIVERSE By:  Mark M. Lawson             I sometimes remove God from my universe. Of course, I can’t really do that, but if in my heart I don’t assert God’s presence and influence in every aspect … Continue reading

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Health by Choice, NOT by Chance

                  A brochure I picked up recently, entitled: Health by Choice, Not by Chance, confirmed what I already know to be true – there isn’t only way path to health.   And, people are searching and exploring many avenues to … Continue reading

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How Gratitude to God Affects Health

  I recently discovered several studies from Neal Krause, University of Michigan, which I found to be very interesting.  So, you may find that I am going to blog about several of them in the coming months.  The purpose of … Continue reading

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Prayer Opens Eyes to Good

  GUEST POST BY MARK LAWSON      In prayer, we follow the Master’s instruction (Matt. 6:33) to “seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness,” because “these things” (health, harmony, supply, peace, joy) then will be “added” 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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Christian Science with Lauren and Denise (guest video)

  Lauren and Denise talk about how they use Christian Science in their lives.

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Jesus Bore Our Infirmities (Guest Post)

Guest Post by John London. One of the most telling passages in the Christian Science Bible Lesson for the week October 16, 2011 on the topic of Doctrine of Atonement is this citation which tells us that Jesus Bore Our … Continue reading

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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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The Great Attainment by John London

John London: The Great Attainment  I thought I would share John London’s newest song this evening.  I hope it speaks to your thought, like it did to mine.   He says:  “Here’s another “Song of Remembrance”—a song intended to help us … Continue reading

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Health Care, Not Scare – Guest Post by Russ Gerber

  So much of what we hear and read today seems to make us  fearful.  For example, sometimes a simple tv commercial can make people believe they have a serious disease just because they have been having the symptoms being described … Continue reading

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How To Rest – Guest Post by Russ Gerber

  I am grateful to have had two Guest Posts by Russ Gerber, Manager, Committees on Publication, this week.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-faith/post/how-to-rest-hint-step-away-from-the-blackberry/2011/08/16/gIQAsGzaJJ_blog.html  This will give you much to think about.  Enjoy! Debbie

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Christ Demands a Change of Thought

  Christ Demands a Change of Thought Guest Post by:  Mark M. Lawson               “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her,” said Christ Jesus to the accusers of the woman “taken … Continue reading

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Is Christian Science the Same as Scientology?

  Today, I read an online article in the Washington Post entitled:  Is Scientology a religion? by Janet Reitman.   http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/is-scientology-a-religion/2011/07/17/gIQATEnSKI_blog.html.  As the Christian Science Committee on Publication for Tennessee, I am constantly confronted with questions like, “is Christian Science the … Continue reading

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