Category «Health»

Inspiration Comes In The Early Morning Hours

Yesterday I wrote about “What is your body telling you?” When you have aches and pains, those are signals from our body and we can find the answer by pondering. The best time of day to ponder and receive inspiration is in the early morning hours, about 3:00-4:30 AM, when all the world, including nature …

What Is Your Body Telling You?

When we have been injured or sick our body is giving us a message. It is up to us to figure out the message. After I sprained my ankle then I was extra careful while I was walking. I realized that I needed to strengthen my ankle muscles. When we are diagnosed with a chronic …

My Peaceful Place

With some meditations, you are told to think of a place that you like to go, to relax and get away from things. Think of being there in that peaceful place as you breathe deeply. I like to think of being out in nature, up in a canyon by where I grew up in Wallsburg, …

The Healing Benefits of Plant Food

Eating plant food we get the vitamins and minerals that our body needs without any of the bad cholesterol and fat that meat has. What also helps give plants all of their benefits for us are phytochemicals. Phytochemicals are a broad range of chemical compounds in plants which have different beneficial effects on our bodies. …

Autumn Food

God gives us plants for the different seasons of the year, our bodies need different food, according to the weather. By eating plants, we take into our bodies the very elements of the earth we need for the building up of the human body.  The easiest and most digestible food is fresh fruits and vegetables. …

The Power of Forgiveness

I love to hear stories of people who have gone through abuse, forgiven their perpetrators and then gone on to live great lives, teaching others about love and forgiveness. Corrie Ten Boom in her book, The Hiding Place tells how her sister Betsie was so forgiving. Corrie spoke to people about forgiveness and then she saw …

Getting Protein on a Vegan Diet

In the United States, we have been taught for several generations that a plant based diet is deficient in nutrients and especially that we can’t get the protein that we need without eating meat.  It is a relief to find out that I can get all of the protein that I need from eating food …

History of Thanksgiving

The human family has always had special days to acknowledge God’s goodness. The Jews have the passover,  to celebrate God’s deliverance. The Plymouth colonists celebrated their second winter spent in the New World. The first dreadful winter in Massachusetts had killed nearly half of the members of the colony, but they had new hope in …

Why I Don’t Eat Dairy

I eat a whole food plant based diet, otherwise known as vegan. This has been my way of life for seven years. There are several reasons why I don’t eat dairy. Dairy does not give us the calcium that we need, it is mucus forming, causes allergies, and is contaminated with steroid. We have been …

Be Grateful for the Little Things

  Little Things   Did I forget to thank thee, Lord, For things that may seem small; A flower by the wayside, A wild bird’s lovely call,   For all the daily happenings That we call commonplace- For autumn and for sunsets And a neighbor’s smiling face?   For life is made of little things, …