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Do Sleepless Nights Have To Be Restless?

My latest blog has been posted on the new website called The News Hub. The article is a spiritual response to the idea that this month is “Stresstember” in the Northern Hemisphere, and that leads to sleeplessness, which leads to more stress. Hence, the article, as published, is called “As “Stresstember” Looms – Is A New Bed The Only Answer […]

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Spirituality rules the Britannia waves!

Did you know… – Less than a quarter of the people sitting next to you on the Tube or bus believe that science can explain everything – And even some of your neighbours who describe themselves as non-religious say they have experienced what they would call a miracle A British spirituality survey of over 2,000 […]

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For International Women’s Day: Innovation through inspiration – Mary Baker Eddy

International Women’s Day and US National Women’s History Month coincide today, March 8, 2013. The theme of the latter is Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. To celebrate this annual focus on women we have a guest blog on a woman whose innovation was the result of a very pragmatic inspiration […]

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When is a painkiller not a painkiller?

Riddle for the day – when might a painkiller no longer be called a painkiller? The answer is in my latest health piece Painkillers and Healing which has just been published by The Christian Science Monitor. “Certainly my doctor did his best to help me. However, the antibiotics I was given didn’t address my symptoms, and […]

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So who wouldn’t want to flee the flu?

February celebrated “wise health care consumers” at the same time as newspapers and airwaves conveyed and questioned the need for “flu jabs”.  Are there other wise choices that could protect us from the flu? In 5 Other Ways to Flee the Flu – posted on BuzzFeed – I share some thoughts on how thinking generally, and prayer specifically, can […]

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World AIDS Day: ‘Neither do I condemn you’

The following excerpt is from a blog published in the Washington Post to commemorate World AIDS Day, 1 December, 2012: Compassion for those who are HIV positive is crucial. Yet compassion by sufferers could also be vital. Recent research found that “holding a compassionate view of others” is one of four spiritual/religious attitudes that were “significantly related […]

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MARY BAKER EDDY: Positive bio-blog as “a Civil War Woman”.

The Civil War Women blog – subtitled “Women Of The Civil War And Reconstruction Eras 1849-1877″ – posted a positive biography of “The Founder of Christian Science” Mary Baker Eddy in its “Women in Religion” section. It begins: Mary Baker Eddy (1821–1910) was an influential American author, teacher and religious leader, noted for her groundbreaking ideas […]

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The sporting alternative offered by prayer

This blog, by Assistant District Manager, Melvyn Howe, first appeared in the “This is” series. With the capital gearing up for the London Paralympics after the “greatest Games ever”, many of 11,000-plus athletes that took part will have returned home to rapturous welcomes. As the special spirit associated with this four-yearly sporting extravaganza continues to spread its […]

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Is good health a mental discipline?

This blog, by Assistant District Manager, Melvyn Howe, appeared in the “This is” series. Health has pre-occupied much of mankind for most of its existence. The passing centuries have, as a consequence, spawned many types of healing methods, all with staunch advocates but none with a 100 per cent success rate. Most popular is mainstream […]

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Thinking differently about your health

This blog, by Assistant District Manager, Melvyn Howe, appeared in the “This is” series. Once upon a time getting sick meant visiting the doctor, reaching for a bottle of aspirin or simply toughing it out. But attitudes are changing as studies around the world appear to show links between thinking and health. It has long been […]

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