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Eric Nelson

By Eric Nelson

What if everything we call a “miracle” isn’t so “miraculous” after all? What if it’s simply a misunderstood phenomena waiting for an explanation? What if what we now think of as impossible and supernatural suddenly became possible and completely natural – for everyone?

This blog by Eric Nelson was published on OwningPink on Jan. 4, 2012.

Roger Whiteway

By Roger Whiteway

What this Navy SEAL is expressing is not a new ideal. The practice of taking time to quiet thought on a regular basis, for the purpose of recharging our spiritual battery and achieving a sense of wellness, has been found in many cultures over the centuries.

This blog by Roger Whiteway was published on the Norfolk Navy Flagship on Feb. 1, 2012.

Keith Wommack

By Keith Wommack

Some people are surprised to hear that spirituality ever had a role in healing. However, not counting this blog site, I believe you will hear more and more about the importance of spirituality in regards to health issues.

Perhaps we've all forgotten that religions and religious organizations were the first sponsors of medical care institutions.

This blog by Keith Wommack was published on the Lubbock Avalanche Journal on Jan. 30, 2012.

Tony Lobl

By Tony Lobl

The onward march of dematerialisation hasn't been only an environmental trend, it's a factor I have observed in health care too.

Today, interest in a non-material dimension to health care continues in the NHS and a steady flow of local, national and international conferences show spirituality re-emerging as a factor in well-being.

This blog by Tony Lobl was published on the HuffingtonPost on Jan. 26, 2012.

Keith Wommack

By Keith Wommack

There is just one game left, the Super Bowl. The regular season of the NFL (National Football League) is complete. It was a special year. The Green Bay Packers flirted with a perfect season. Tim Tebow’s faith and dramatic comebacks stole many a headline. The Houston Texans even won their first playoff game. Yet, the New England Patriots and the New York Giants will now decide which team is the best of the best at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on February 5.

This blog by Keith Wommack was published on the Houston Chronicle on Jan. 23, 2012. 

Eric Nelson

By Eric Nelson

As I was poking around the Internet, I ran across a mind-blowing video featuring physician-turned-mind-body-guru, Deepak Chopra, producer of the recently released meditation video game, Leela. I gotta tell you, this guy has a real knack for taking extraordinarily complex ideas and reducing them to clever little nuggets of wisdom.

This blog by Eric Nelson was published on BlogCritics on Jan. 20, 2012.

Anna Bowness-Park

By Anna Bowness-Park

Christianity is often viewed as a “doing” and “talking” religion rather than a thoughtful one, but this is a misconception that would put an entire religion into one tidy box. Actually there are many different contemplative practices within Christianity and Christian Science is one of them.  However, unlike some meditation practices, Christian Science does not require emptying the mind of thought, but instead looks to gaining a sense of closeness with God, our divine source. 

This blog by Anna Bowness-Park was published in the Victoria Times Colonist on Jan. 20, 2012.

Bill Scott

By Bill Scott

After reading recent media reports such as The Seattle Times series, “Methadone and the politics of pain,” I’ve been saddened to learn of the overwhelming number of Washington residents living in chronic pain and/or addicted to painkillers. Also, the near universal frustration of both patients and providers for solutions is alarming.

I’m sure that all caring persons agree that no one should ever be left in agonizing pain, but is increasing dependence on painkillers the only answer?

This blog by Bill Scott was published on Seattle/LocalHealthGuide on Dec. 23, 2011. 

Eric Nelson

By Eric Nelson

As it turns out, a lot of the things we believed were true about our health aren’t really true after all. Just ask Dr. Oz.

The renowned surgeon, author, Oprah alum, and talk show host confirms in a recent article that, low and behold, fat weighs the same as muscle (although it does take up more space), eating late at night doesn’t necessarily make you gain weight, and pasta, eggs, and frozen fruits and veggies aren’t all that bad after all.

This blog by Eric Nelson was published on BlogCritics on Jan. 8, 2012. 

Keith Wommack

By Keith Wommack

Keith Wommack visited a juvenile detention center to talk about Christianity, spirituality, and healing.

So, what do you say to 31 people in orange jumpsuits to get them to pay attention, let alone try to change their lives?

This blog by Keith Wommack was published on the Houston Chronicle on Jan. 3, 2012. 

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