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The Perils Of Sitting (Yes, I Did Say “Perils”)

Sitting must be less dangerous than hang gliding, right? Surly it’s not as dangerous as rock climbing or snow boarding. Swimming is more dangerous than sitting, especially if you’re diving. Or not? How can sitting be perilous at all? And how can this be a newsworthy topic? Turns out, the dangers of sitting are much …

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First, Do No Harm, Right?

The Hippocratic Oath has long been revered for it’s wisdom. It is my contention, knowing personally a few doctors, and having conversed with far too many, besides, that most doctors are in their profession to actually help people. Of course, we may ask ourselves how we could ever know this for sure. In certain circles …

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Call Me an Environmentalist

I used to say, “I’m not an environmentalist. I just think we should take care of what we have.” Over the past several years, I have learned a lot more about not only the condition of the various areas of our planet, but also about the potential to restore damaged areas. I am not a …

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Easter/Passover Season: No Pink Cloud Salad or Ham, Please

Though the history between Christians & Jews is muddy, at best, it is now possible, in America, for beautiful relationships to exist between the two. My own personal Jewish friends fall into several categories: those born & raised Jewish who are now practicing Jews, those born & raised Jewish but are really not religious now, …

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A Holistic Doctor Friend From India

Jairam Vanamala is visiting Colorado, from his home in India, for a time. He is working as a professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, which is only a few minutes from where I live. I had the pleasure of meeting him at my church, & we have had several delightful conversations. Jairam is …

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Do We Know How to Heal?

Everyone is busy, especially now. So I’ve used that as an excuse not to publish a blog for several days longer than usual. Honestly, though, I’ve been putting it off because I feel I cannot go on without addressing the recent Sandy Hook tragedy. I wanted to write about the fact that the holidays are …

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