For many, the holidays can bring on a sense of loneliness and isolation. But this need not be so. Many advisors today encourage looking at each moment of each day to find reasons to be grateful. Often, though, it takes a stronger anchor than positive thinking to break through loneliness. An approach that recognizes a divine Love and power always with us can actually heal loneliness and make our holidays rich and joyful. In the Bible’s book of Romans, the apostle Paul defines our Continue Reading
Are green spaces healing spaces?
I relish the day when my friend calls and says “we need to go for a walk.” Her call is “code” for “let’s go hiking, so we can get spiritually above all this stuff that’s going on right now.” Even though we climb low hills and rarely log more than six miles, our conversation climbs up out of our everyday challenges and we encourage each other to look at things from a higher, more spiritual, perspective. Currently there are numerous studies expounding the health benefits of spending more Continue Reading