Keith Wommack is a Syndicated Health Blogger. He writes about the connection between Health, Thought, and Spirituality, and the powerful impact they have on each other. He is also a husband, step-dad, and Christian Science practitioner and teacher. He has been described as a spiritual spur (since every horse needs a little nudge now and then).
If you had lived in Roseto, Pennsylvania, between 1955 and 1965 most likely you’d be Italian. Roseto’s residents, during this time period, were mostly immigrants from Roseto Valfortore, Italy.
Not only were most of the residents in Roseto, Pennsylvania, Italians, they were consistently healthy.
The jubilation from Louisville’s victory over Duke’s basketball team was overshadowed by Kevin Ware’s on-court injury on Easter Sunday. Ware a 6-foot-2-sophomore guard broke his leg in two places.
Know anyone who doesn’t feel bad about something they’ve said or done? Guilt tortures the best of us. Unfortunately, the discomfort is not limited to mental agony alone. Intense regret can bring physical torment, as well.
Sometimes, the pain is self-inflicted.
Today, some health care providers are realizing there is more to medicine than, well, medicine.
For example, there is Mehmet Oz, best known as Dr. Oz. Oprah crowned him America’s doctor in 2004. He is a heart surgeon and the host of the weekday hit TV program, “The Dr. Oz Show.”
Marine Lance Corporal Carlos Lozano drops from a helicopter during a simulated raid, confronts mock Afghan villagers, and is rocked by loud explosions. Then, obeying orders, he sits silently and stares at his boots.
The Marine isn’t happy about stopping to meditate. But it just might be for his and the entire Marine Corps’ good.
Stephen looked puzzled. What he saw didn’t make sense. Our neighbors’ ten-year-old son was peering at us through the glass of our backyard French door.
Slowly, he opened the door, stepped in, and continued to stare. Finally, he asked, “What are ya’ll doing?”