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Does God Make House Calls?

Don McNay | Posted 04.25.2015 | Books
Don McNay

The Book: God's House Calls: Finding God Through My Patients by Dr. Jim Roach, M.D. (RRP International Publishing) "Do you believe in Miracles?" ...

On Falling and Getting Back Up

Melissa Finefrock | Posted 04.24.2015 | Good News
Melissa Finefrock

I didn't hear or feel my leg break. All I knew was there was a giant, roaring monstrosity sitting just feet away from me with maybe five minutes left until takeoff. If I screamed, would anyone hear me? Was it standard procedure for transit officials to check the tracks before departure?

Whistling Vessels Return the Sound and Experience of Transformation and Healing to Seattle

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 04.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
L. Steven Sieden

Last night, I met with six other adventurers for a session with the set of Peruvian Whistling Vessels that I have been stewarding since their creation...

Gratitude Boot Camp

Robbi Rucker | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Robbi Rucker

I wouldn't have picked getting a cancer diagnosis in the summer of 2013 but I'm allowing this ongoing challenge to be an opportunity for personal growth; working on healing my body, mind and spirit.

3 Reasons To Befriend Your Anxiety

Rose Caiola | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

The next time you feel anxious, rather than squelching it, give some thought to the kind of anxiety you are experiencing. There may be an important message worth heeding. If your anxiety is causing you to question a moral dilemma, embrace it -- or at least be open to it. The anxiety you are experiencing may be more helpful than you realize.

Going Deeper Than 'I'm Sorry' -- 4 Keys to Repairing Daily Family Wounds

Jesua | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesua

I don't know what's more personally heart-wrenching, emotionally exhausting or spiritually straining on a mundane level than feeling unresolved co...

Daily Meditation: Find Healing Within

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.21.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

How to Heal the Fear of Being Cheated On When You Are in a Healthy Relationship

Silvia Solis | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women
Silvia Solis

Healthy relationships offer us the chance to heal many of the deep wounds that both you and your partner have. If your relationship is truly happy and healthy, your partner will listen to your pain and then do everything possible to help you heal those wounds.

What I Learned From Working With the Wounded Warriors

Peter Himmelman | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact
Peter Himmelman

I can't say that anything changed for anyone in a practical sense up on that mountain, but for me, having a glimpse of the pure love between people, perhaps especially, people in desperate pain, was far more powerful than anything money can buy.

Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 2)

Menas C. Kafatos | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Menas C. Kafatos

Not only have we become disconnected from each other, our over-connected and technologically driven culture has led us being disconnected from nature!

How to Trust Your Instincts

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 04.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

He stalked down the street towards me in a ski mask and trench coat. . . So, I learned young to trust my survival intuition. I was a pre-teen baby...

What Exactly Do You Mean?

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact
Loolwa Khazzoom

We frequently ascribe traits to someone (violent, intelligent, cheap, successful), on the basis of something irrelevant to the matter at hand, such as ethnicity, religion, sex, or nationality -- whichever we may take issue with, for reasons of our own ignorance or unprocessed baggage.

Stronger Together: 6 Ways to Build Community

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

We all want to be happy, peaceful, free and fulfilled. Sometimes we act like this is possible to achieve all on our own. Well, guess what! Everyone else wants the same thing. By working together, collaborating and connecting, we give ourselves and our partners a greater chance of achieving the freedom, peace and joy we are all striving for.

Daily Meditation: Be Healed

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.10.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Imperfection

Mila Atmos | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Abandoning perfection allows me to step into the flow with my son. The essence of who he is comes through because his authentic self is accepted exactly as it is. Through the practice of seeing the best in him, we healed and reaffirmed our bond. Unexpectedly, the healing stills my heart and the depth of our love is revealed.

The Things We Leave Behind

Christine Organ | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Christine Organ

The plant may have been a memorial to our pain and grief, but over time, it came to symbolize our strength and resilience. Despite our pain, or maybe because of it, Matt and I grew infinitely closer as a couple during that time.

10 Ways to Let Go of Painful Relationships

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

When we are in a place of recovering from a painful relationship, finding a way to let go can be challenging. Here are 10 ways to let go of painful relationships.

On Experiencing The 5 Stages Of Grief And Loss After Divorce

Jenny Kanevsky | Posted 04.07.2015 | Divorce
Jenny Kanevsky

We loved each other once, my soon-to-be-ex and I. We had wonderful times together. We traveled; we laughed; we made a family. It's OK to cry, it's OK to be sad and to talk about it and to ask for a hug. So, when I need to cry, I just let it out.

Curing and Healing

Martin Marty | Posted 04.03.2015 | Religion
Martin Marty

Instead, back to Alcabes' question, "Is healing important?" which we might extend to ask: is it important to deal with this in a column on religion and American public life?

5 Insights on Depression From Someone Who Suffers

Diana Whitney | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Diana Whitney

Here are five writers who have helped me survive -- poets and spiritual teachers, some who have known depression intimately. Use their words as you like. Disregard what doesn't speak to you. This is not a self-improvement program, only a suggested reading list. Ask for help. You are not alone.

Jesus, Demons, Slavery and Freedom: A Day in the Life of an InterVarsity Staff

Jonathan Walton | Posted 03.31.2015 | Religion
Jonathan Walton

If we were just here to feed the hungry or visit the sick, then there would be no difference between us and the next NGO. But this is the outpouring of a life lived in pursuit of God's redemption and renewal of all things.

An Open Letter to My Ex-Friend

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 03.31.2015 | Good News
Jennifer Twardowski

This is likely a letter that you have never in a million years expected to see. We haven't been friends in so many years that you probably thought I had never thought about you anymore. Clearly, based on the fact that I'm even writing this letter, that's not true.

Recognizing the Gift Each Moment Bears is a Mindfulness Practice

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

What gift has been laid at your feet today? Perhaps now would be a great time to stop, look down, and appreciate it, because as with my roses, it may not be there forever. Appreciate the gifts that life brings you in every moment. You deserve them.

When It's Spring But You're Living in an Emotional Private Winter

Abiola Abrams | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Abiola Abrams

They say that we plan and the Divine laughs. I was so excited for this year. I had a self-love speaking tour lined up and a new empowerment program fo...

Healing From Within

Linda Lauren | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

You heal the body and mind by administering to the spirit. It sounds simplistic when you speak it aloud, but the strength behind this statement is a ...