If you were raised Seventh-day Adventist, or even if you came into the church later in life, you have undoubtedly heard or read many times this classic quotation: “Pure air, sunlight, abstemiousness, rest, exercise, proper diet, the use of water, trust in divine power—these are the true remedies” (Ellen G. White, Ministry of Healing, (Nampa: Pacific Press, 1905), page … Continue reading Overview: The 8 Laws of Health
The Eleventh Day of Christmas
January 4 On the ELEVENTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS I gave to myself 11 ways to reduce stress, 10 coconut flour soft dinner rolls, 9 glasses of pure water, 8 hours of sleep and "The 8 Laws of Health," 7 days of intermittent fasting, 6 ways to practice portion control, 5 miles to walk and 5 … Continue reading The Eleventh Day of Christmas
Today (December 18) is the Fourth Week of Advent, for those who celebrate. Today is also the beginning of Hanukkah, for those who celebrate. Beginning next week, December 25 through January 5, we will post daily on this blog, one post for each of The Twelve Days of Christmas! Goals/Objectives: To lower blood sugar through minimizing … Continue reading Reduce Stress
Both research and experience prove that stress of all kinds can raise your blood sugar! Determine what might cause stress in your life, either good stress or bad stress, and consider ways that you can deal with it. Shabbat, also known as Sabbath, is the day of the week reserved for rest and worship in Judaism … Continue reading Stress Control
December is Spiritual Literacy Month
Spiritual Literacy Month in December challenges us to read at least one book on spirituality. This December, we can broaden our minds or deepen our faith by reading a book (or 5) about spirituality, faith, or religion. Today (November 27) begins the First Week of Advent, for those who celebrate. Read more about Spiritual Literacy … Continue reading December is Spiritual Literacy Month
Trust, Law of Health #8, cont.
This blog post will continue our focus on Trust, Law of Health #8. Please access the full article with that link. Scroll down to where you left off last week, which should include: Mindful breathing Meditation Music Nature One day of rest We can summarize this Law of Health #8 with the following: Create your … Continue reading Trust, Law of Health #8, cont.
Trust, Law of Health #8
This article on The Law of Health #8, "Trust in Divine Power," is considerably longer than all of the previous ones! For that reason, I'm going to take two blog posts to cover it. Since stress is the No. 1 non-food factor in raising blood sugar, we need to focus on the many causes of … Continue reading Trust, Law of Health #8
Continue practicing the Five Essential Habits, Portion Control, Eating to Your Meter, and Incorporating Intermittent Fasting every day! No doubt, however, that you may still be seeing blood sugars (and thus insulin levels) higher than you would like. The number one non-food cause of high blood sugar is high stress! This has been especially true … Continue reading Reduce Stress
Reducing Stress in Difficult Times
The farther we get into the year 2020, the more stressful situations it seems we have to deal with. As if the political climate weren't enough, the country is having to face and survive hurricanes, fires, floods, power outages, windstorms, air filled with smoke and ash, and other "acts of God" that destroy our peace. … Continue reading Reducing Stress in Difficult Times
If We Consent
"All true obedience comes from the heart. It was heart work with Christ. And if we consent, He will so identify Himself with our thoughts and aims, so blend our hearts and minds into conformity to His will, that when obeying Him we shall be but carrying out our own impulses. The will, refined and … Continue reading If We Consent