Why Meditation is the New Medicine
I am borrowing the title of this article from Dr. Mark Hyman who is working tirelessly to help people become healthier using nutrition, exercise, and meditation to reverse diabetes and heal many other illnesses.  He considers meditation a foundational pillar to good health. I was born with a congenital malformation that created constant bouts illness...
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Prayer and Meditation
Prayer and Meditation Someone shared with me that praying is talking to God and meditation is listening to God, this shifted the way I perceived prayer.  I grew up in the Catholic religion at a time when the population of my country was about 95% catholic.  In those days, there was a lot of reverence...
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Living an Intentional Life
Living an Intentional Life We are human beings going through a spiritual experience here on earth, and when we forget that purpose we struggle.  This idea is not just for the mystics or for people who are “out there,” this concept is for you and I, regular, everyday people.  How does one live their life...
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The Health of Our Relationships and the Health of Our Bodies
The Health of Our Relationships and the Health of Our Bodies Our culture leads us to think of our health mostly as a physical phenomenon. But an abundance of solid scientific research tells us otherwise: our thoughts and emotions have a direct and major impact on the body. The first relevant observation is that a...
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Meditation vs. Medication
Meditation vs. Medication I recently attended a presentation on the heroin and opioid crisis in our community.  I was appalled to learn that we, as a country use 80% of worldwide prescriptions even though we don’t have 80% of the population; that the total number of drug and alcohol related intoxication deaths is rising fast;...
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