Can Arthritis be Beaten? I’d like to think so, let me tell you my story: In 1998 I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in both hands and both feet. At the time I was thirty-nine years old and didn’t believe I was susceptible. Much to my chagrin, psoriasis, which I have in abundance, has a…Read More Can Arthritis Be Beaten?
I would like to apologize to you my readers for not having regularly posted recently. There have been several issues that required attention, most notably the necessity of getting a new computer, software and printer as these tools died and became unserviceable within five days of each other. I had forgotten how much time was…Read More Diabetes And High Blood Pressure
With the economic uncertainties of our time, nomadism is re-emerging. Regional unemployment is compelling families to uproot with the hope of better prospects far from home. This exodus, mostly of educated and skilled trades personnel impoverishes the communities they abandon. The vacancy rate of housing ultimately drives property values down. With the loss of its…Read More The Times, They Are A Changing
“He’s so Heavenly minded, he’s no earthly good!” I first heard this saying perhaps 40 years ago and it made a lot of sense. There was a time when out of necessity individuals had numerous skills and interests that made it possible to survive and thrive in an environment that was not industrialized. In those…Read More No Earthly Good
Growing up I did not realize how much fear I instilled in the hearts of teachers. When I was in my 40s, I had the opportunity to visit with a man who had been a role model for me when I was a teen. Michael was three years older than I, but he was the…Read More There Are No Bad Students, Only Bored Ones
Growing up in my generation was a time of turmoil and disappointment. I remember the Beatles with their campaign against the Vietnam conflict. Grow your hair for peace was the slogan that tens of millions of youth around the Western Hemisphere gladly obeyed. It was a defiance, a new generation would no longer follow leaders…Read More To Win Hearts, Don’t Criticize
“I Love You” Three of the most powerful words ever spoken by man. But what do they mean? All too often the spirit of lust twists our innards with an insatiable desire to release our procreative powers with a specific person. Finding ways to manipulate the object of our “Affections”, honeyed words drip from our…Read More True Love, The Secret
“Our country won’t go on forever. If we stay soft as we are now, there won’t be any America because some foreign soldiery will invade us and take our women and breed a hardier race!” Lieut. Gen. Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller, United States Marine Corps. What an indictment against the physical fitness of the people…Read More Will We Survive If We Don’t Change?
Most of us are programmed from an early age to look for threats everywhere. Don’t touch that, Don’t talk to strangers, Do what you’re told, and on and on. That isn’t to harmful when we are growing up, it gives us direction so we can safely navigate our surroundings. Eventually, once we mature we can…Read More What Do You See In People
I hope your knee-jerk response is “Never”. On her wedding day, my grandmother solemnly sat her daughter down to give her “The Talk” My grandparents did not like my father. But they were honorable people, and to them the sanctity of marriage was real and ordained by God. So grandma told my mom “Eve’y, you’ve…Read More When Is Domestic Violence Acceptable