Monday, February 22, 2016

The move to deprescribe


Is it Possible to Deprescribe to Promote Health?by Don Ingwerson Have you heard of deprescribing? It means re-evaluating the medications you are taking and discontinuing those that are inappropriate or ineffective. Health professionals have become increasingly aware of the over-reliance on drugs for health improvements, and deprescribing is a step in reducing this over-reliance. Alan Cassels, who evaluates medicine marketing by pharmaceutical […]   Read more...
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Monday, February 15, 2016

Turning toward the light


Approachby Don Ingwerson I don’t know about you, but recently I’ve been more aware of media coverage that in some way relates to the fact that people don’t feel they have found meaning, purpose, and joy in life – qualities that are crucial to well-being in this stressful world. What many are finding is that […]   Read more...
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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Building a Bridge from the 'Other Side'


Building a Bridge by Learning Their LanguagePerceived divides exist throughout history and between people who hold differing views on culture, religion, politics, and lifestyle. So it’s important to look for ways to express our innate oneness by building bridges of understanding, communication, and reconciliation. Colleague Shirley Paulson, Head of Ecumenical Affairs at The First Church of Christ, Scientist, shares her own […]   Read more...
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

The realm of heaven


Even While Snorkeling - Finding Proof of HeavenA guest post written by Lani Meanley Collins from Santa Barbara, California We have all experienced it: a brilliant sunset, a colorful rainbow, unconditional joy in the smile of a young child, a loving embrace. In that moment our thought is transformed. In that moment we experience proof of heaven. And this proof is health […]   Read more...
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Monday, February 1, 2016

What are you defending?


The War on Truth and Realityby Don Ingwerson “What is truth?” asked Pilate during the trial of Jesus before his tragically unjust crucifixion. Jesus was subsequently put to death – not because Pilate found fault with Jesus’ answer, but because the public were stirred into rejecting what Jesus understood to be true. Today, global warming, health care, and evolution are […]   Read more...
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