Modalities

Holistic Medicine: Making the Connection

Forty + years ago, we were greeted with a medical philosophy that invited us to connect, rather than dissect our techniques for healing of mind, body, and spirit– holistic medicine. The Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) division of the National Institute of Health (NIH) defines the goal of holistic…

Health as a Word

Our minds utter around sixty-thousands of words per day. Each of these words has a meaning, and behind each grouping of words an intent is formulated. In effect, words are the beginning process of our creations. It’s serious stuff, and when we utter words, especially to others, we…

Harmony

Harmony is actually a feminine trait. It’s an inherent characteristic echoed silently in the subconscious minds of women and children worldwide. Our female population thrives on family, whether in the home, community or workplace. Only with few exceptions, do you find this not true. Harmony can also be…

Huge Topic- Harmony

Wondering about and wandering around Harmony feels as if I am in a foreign land. On this journey, I happen upon fragments and facets gleaming like diamonds on the desert floor at sunrise. Focus on balance, the inner intuitive voice commands. See how harmony translates into balance and…

Purpose: A Facebook Post by Omileye

Happy Kwanzaa Day 5 – Nia (Purpose). Wow this is a big one to think about this morning. My 8-year-old daughter told me the other day, “Mommy I have so many different talents, so I am lucky that I can be anything I want to be. ” Then…

CELEBRATION

When we talk about celebration, we usually infer something done that warrant a celebration. The excerpt below puts a new ting to the meaning of celebration. It affects our notion that celebration is time sensitive. But in effect, it’s a position of awareness and power us to focus…

Blossom: Focus on Linda Isbell

Blossom is a fresh column to feature our Contributors. Finally!   Our first featured Contributor is Linda Isbell. I met Linda, some 20 + years ago.  Soon afterwards, she became Spiritual Leader for our Unity Study Group, here in Florence, AL.  She ended one of her inspirational messages with,…

New Directions: Celebrations – Then and Now

  Aside from the everyday type of celebrations – ones I took for granted that everyone experienced like birthdays and holidays – I can remember a few very distinct times I considered to be “special” celebrations in years past. The first was passing my driver’s license test –…

New Directions: Laugh On

  Laughter has always been a major part of my life – Praise God!  I had a mother whose laugh was contagious, and I have many fond memories of times growing up in our home when laughter would overcome us, and we laughed until our stomachs hurt and…

Laughter: Touching the Essence of Truth

  John, a married man for over 30 years, just won the Lottery. Happily, he asked his wife, “What will you do with half the winnings.” She abruptly said, “I’d leave you and get out of here!” He said: “Good, here’s twenty-five dollars …good-bye!” What makes us laugh?…