Tag Archives: spiritual growth

From belief to faith, from faith to understanding…

How do you fill a seemingly “eternal black hole of despair” within you? That was the question facing Elizabeth Gilbert as divorce plunged her into deep depression. Her answer? In a moment of “revelation”, the “Eat, Pray, Love” author realized the “only thing that can fill an eternal hole is the Eternal.” She continued: “So […]

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Happiness and satisfaction guaranteed? Get to know God!

Here’s an excerpt from my latest blog on Medium.com, posted as “Happiness and satisfaction guaranteed? Get to know God!” My friend’s a perfect 10. She found out yesterday, and she shared the news with her church. Now perhaps you’re thinking Bo Derek in the movie “10”. And maybe you’re further thinking that a church meeting […]

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Gaining freedom from depression – an inspiring story

My latest BuzzFeed blog addresses an “epidemic” of depression and suicidal thoughts among the millennial generation by sharing one young woman’s inspiring story of her spiritual journey to complete freedom from manic depression. Here is an excerpt. Looking back, I can see my family and friends did the best they knew how to help, but eventually I felt impelled to […]

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Giving Ourselves A Spiritual Makeover!

  My latest blog has been posted on The News Hub as: How Do We Change the “Man in the Mirror”? Here is an excerpt: But it wasn’t just the power of the singing that resonated. His acapella to stadium-anthem rendition brought out the power of the message, too. I felt that deep desire “to […]

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Can Prayer Take You On A Higher And Healthier Walk?

This is a quick-read version of my latex blog, “A Higher Walk to Better Health”.  You can read the full version of this article on The News Hub. Did you know a half-hour stroll could positively impact everything from Alzheimer’s to obesity, from diabetes to depression, and even lower the risk of dying? In other words, according to […]

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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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Is addiction a disease or a lack of self-control? A survivor’s view.

My latest post is a reflection on my twentysomething addiction to gambling and finding full and final freedom from it through a process of spiritual growth. It has been published in The Christian Science Monitor as “Reversing addictions: Is it possible?” Here is an an excerpt… Every time we tragically lose valued celebrities, such as singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse and actor Philip […]

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