Tag Archives: help

Getting Help


Getting Help Getting help can be one of the most important efforts we make in our journey towards health and wellness. I have been in North Carolina with a daughter who will be having her third child in a few weeks. She has a four year old and an 11 month old, and her husband […]

Wellness and Our Family Tree


I have often heard people say, “I can’t do anything about this because it is in my DNA—my so-and-so had it”. I acknowledge that our DNA and heritage deeply affect every aspect of our wellness. It is extremely important to research and understand our roots and to become familiar with the wellness challenges our parents and […]

Introspection for Spiritual Growth


Introspection is needed for spiritual growth and healing. Last week we discussed seeking Information through immersing ourselves in the wise words written by inspired men. However, this immersion is shallow without the next “I”–the Introspection part of this process. Many people think of this as meditation, and meditation can certainly take the form of spiritual […]

Seek Spiritual Inspiration


This season of the year is a wonderful time to step back and seek spiritual inspiration. In spiritual growth, the same “I’s” we have been discussing certainly apply, and the first step in spiritual growth is to seek “information”–words of wisdom, words that have inspired people for centuries, words that continue to touch us to […]


growth and introspection

Introspection is often the most productive–and most difficult–step in the growth and change process. Now the information we have acquired has a chance to do its magic on our hearts and souls. It is difficult because while we are going deep inside to look at our thoughts, feelings, motivations, desires, and dreams, we often see […]

Parenting 101


I believe one of the most difficult parts of parenting is knowing your children need to make their own choices and that some of those choices will bring them pain and heartache and regret. We, ourselves, have probably learned much of what we understand by the poor choices we have made, the pain we suffered, […]

Foot Cramps


Ouch! Foot cramps hurt.   Have any of you been wakened at night by these terrible cramps? Not much fun. So what causes foot cramps, and is there anything that can be done about them? I have mentioned before that there are over a hundred bones, ligaments, tendons, joints, and muscles in our feet. No […]

The Lord of the Outstretched Arm

Jesus Christ. Hand of Mercy.

As a Christmas image I would like to share this with you. I heard someone last week refer to the Savior as “The Lord of the Outstretched Arm,” and that image implanted itself deep into my heart. I hear the word, “Come” as I think of this image. His was always an invitation to “Come,” […]